NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom

EDUC 600




Instructor: Joseph C'de Baca

Grading: Graded

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Correspondence

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $265

Class Offered Through Teachers Learning Center

Course Description:

This course will review and explore the areas of multiple intelligences as they apply to the classroom. Educators will be able to take the theories of MI and put them into practice in the elementary, middle school, and high school environments. Teachers will examine MI instructional strategies in classroom environments and management. Student assessment, special education, and other applications of MI theory will be presented. Graphic figures, resources, and examples of MI lessons and programs will be examined for teacher applications in school settings.


1.  Educators will review the basic theory of multiple intelligences by Howard Gardner and its relationship to learning theory as applied to students in classroom settings and school environments. 

2.  Teachers will read and learn about MI in curriculum development, classroom management and student assessments for classroom applications.

3.  Students will examine the practical applications of multiple intelligences for the  elementary, middle school, and high school levels.

4.  Multiple Intelligence strategies will be explored for cognitive skill development, special education and other subject area applications.  

5.  Teachers will analyze existential intelligence and other examples of MI lessons in elective classes and vocational programs for career development.


Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom by Thomas Armstrong ASCD Publisher. 2000. Alexandria, VA: ASCD. 140 Pages.

About The Instructor

Joseph C'de Baca
Joseph C'de Baca

Joseph C'de Baca earned his M.Ed. from the University of Phoenix, Denver, CO in Educational Administration. He earned his BA in Industrial Technology from the Metropolitan State College of Denver. Joseph is a former Social Studies and Industrial Technology teacher for 15 years.



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