Examines concepts, principles, theories and research related to the teaching and learning of children in grades pre-K-6. Focuses on research as it relates to learning theories, cognitive processes, motivation and learner differences. Explores formative and summative assessment strategies to support, verify and document student learning and improve teacher performance. Includes clinical experiences. Prerequisite: Admission to Professional Teacher Education Program. Three hours per week with enhancement.
EMAT 501 DEVEL & LEARN APPL TO TEACH (Winter 2020)
Examines theory and research in human development and learning psychology with application to teaching in contemporary middle and secondary schools. Emphasis on translating theory into practice by integrating field experiences, class work, student projects, assignments and exams. Prerequisite: Admission to M.A.T. program or consent of department chair. Three hours per week.