Course description:

The primary purpose of this course is to provide pre-service teachers with information and experiences that will help them develop and deliver effective instructional programs for students among secondary school (grades 7-9), high school (grades 10-12) and university. Major areas of content focus are the nature of the teaching/learning process, including research-based models of instruction, planning, classroom management, learning environments and motivation. Pre-service teachers will become familiar with and demonstrate evidence of the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for effective beginning teaching.