EDG 6407: Managing Effective Learning Environments
Course Description for Managing Effective Learning Environments
Managing Effective Learning Environments
This course is structured around four key components: (1) a broad-based theoretical understanding of the attributes of positive effective learning environments; (2) pedagogical and professional knowledge regarding the needs of students as they relate to positive student social maturation and cognitive growth; (3) a systematic and focused continuum of effective strategies for obtaining desired goals that are appropriate to the students, learning context, the specific instructional intents, the teacher's beliefs, existent skills, and knowledge; (4) a philosophical foundation that supports the development and application of the dispositions appropriate to the profession in all stages of preparation. The course is designed to provide both theoretical knowledge for future cognitive growth, but also to develop management strategies and plans for immediate implementation.