ED 610 Syllabus Learning Targets

LEARNING TARGETS/OUTCOMES ALIGNED TO TOPICS, STANDARDS, AND ASSESSMENTS:

 

 

Teacher candidates will:

 

Topics Assessment TSPC Standards InTASC Standards University Learning Outcomes
Develop a sensitivity to the social/cultural context and language that impacts adult teaching and learning practice.

 

• Social Context of Adult Learning

• Learning in Adulthood

 

Reading Log

Classroom discussions

Final Narrative Analysis

1, 2. Learning Differences

6. Professional Knowledge and Skills

 

Examine the narratives, historical events, epistemological frameworks and cultural practices underpinning teaching / learning environments as they apply to the adult learner.

 

•Traditional Learning Theories

•What is Learning

·  Androgogy

·  Assumptions about Adult Learners

 

 

Reading Log

Classroom discussions

 

2, 11, 4: Content Knowledge

6. Professional Knowledge and Skills

 

Specialized Knowledge
Develop an understanding of the technological, physical and culturally significant androgogical methods underpinning adult education. •Self Directed Learning

•Transformative Learning

•Experience and Learning

 

Reading Log

Classroom discussions

Peer teaching

1, 7, 8 2 .Learning Differences

4: Content Knowledge

9. Professional Learning & Ethical Practice

 

Specialized Knowledge
Examine research into the neurological and biological aspects of learning.

 

•The Brain and Cognitive Functioning

•Neuronal Cell Assemblies

Reading Log

Classroom discussions

Final Narrative Analysis

2, 8 2 – Learning Differences

 

Specialized Knowledge
Articulate how educational contexts can best serve the adult learner.

 

•Adult Learning in the Digital Age

•Critical Perspectives

•The Relationship Between Theory and Practice

 

Reading Log

Classroom discussions

Final Narrative Analysis

 

7, 8 3: Learning Environment

7. Planning for Instruction

8. Instructional Strategies

6. Assessment

 

 

Applied and Collaborative Learning