NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Instructional Strategies that Work

EDUC 792 or 600

3 CREDITS

$390

Combo

Instructor: Dr. Larry Napoleon

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: Course is available either online or print-based, ,

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $390

Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge

Course Description:

This course explores instructional strategies that have proven to have a major impact on student achievement. Increase your skills and comfort level with the following strategies: cooperative learning, questioning techniques, visual tools, graphic organizers, structuring homework, helping students understand what they read, building students' vocabulary, improving note taking, and utilizing higher order thinking skills.

Objectives:

1.  Participants will explore nine categories of instructional strategies that are most apt to maximize student learning, as indicated by the research. These categories include: cooperative learning, questioning techniques, visual tools, graphic organizers, structuring homework, helping students understand what they read, building students' vocabulary, improving note taking, utilizing higher order thinking skills.

2.  Participants will learn specific strategies in each of these instructional categories.

3.  Participants will apply their learning by designing activities for their classroom that incorporate the strategies explored in the course.

Texts/Readings:

NA

Register Now

|