EDAM 5030. Teaching in the 21st Century

Three credits

This course lays the foundation by answering the question, "Why do I need to change my instruction?" Through this course, many learners will understand that student disinterest and poor achievement can be linked to the use of 20th century teaching strategies being used on 21st century minds. This course will allow learners to reflect on their current instruction in light of what 21st century students need. It will provide a systems view of what needs to change in the classroom and in the school system. The online learner will assess these needs and be introduced to the pedagogical strategies used, including inquiry, project-based learning, and differentiated instruction.

Prerequisite course to all other courses in the MS in 21st Century Teaching & Learning.