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2021-2022 Catalog (Revised Dec 2021) 
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EDU 355 - Secondary and Middle School Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Strategies

Credit Hour(s): 3
This course prepares students to teach in grades 6 - 12 through a study of curriculum, instruction and assessment that includes the following topics: decision making; developing, planning, implementing, and assessing instruction; aligning instruction with appropriate content area state standards; principles of learning; the application of skills in the discipline-specific methodology; the selection of instructional strategies and materials; and the use of technology in planning, implementing and assessing learning. Program candidates are introduced to the Clinical Cycles and will teach a minimum of six lessons.

As part of this course, students are required to complete a 20 hour internship in an assigned placement. This course also has an additional fee. This course has an additional fee. 3 Credit(s). 3 Contact Hour(s). 20 Service Hour(s).

Prerequisite(s): EDU 202 - Introduction to 21st Century Education  

EDU 203 - Foundations and Trends in Education  

EDU 312 - Content Area Literacy  

Passing scores on VCLA 
Corequisite(s): EDU 357 - Secondary and Middle School Classroom Management and Differentiated Instructional Strategies   
Course Session Cycle: Fall

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