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EDG 606 Learning Environments

Course Description:This course examines adolescent motivation, behavior and learning in relation to two dominant learning environments—inclusive classrooms and diverse families. Candidates will consider the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for successfully managing an inclusive classroom and forging productive family-school partnerships. In addition to completing traditional assessments, candidates will actively use their knowledge in simulations of professional practice. The course focuses primarily on the management of whole-class and small group interactions and introduces strategies for meeting individual students’ needs. Across the course, communication, prevention of challenging situations or behaviors and taking multiple perspectives are emphasized.


3 credits