NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

What Great Teachers Do

EDUC 792 or 600




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:

Discover the specific things that great teachers do that others do not. This course explores the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions that form the fabric of life in the best classrooms and schools. Explore such issues as classroom management, testing, decision making, classroom relationships, and much more.


1.  Participants will explore 14 traits that characterize the best classrooms and schools.

2.  Participants will learn specific strategies and approaches in each of these areas.

3.  Participants will apply their learning by designing a series of action plans that incorporate the strategies explored in the course.



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