sap course 1429626483

Course Code & Number:

EGE 301

Course Title:

Learning Environments in Primary Edu

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+2+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Team Teaching - 30% 
Case study report - 10% 
Classroom management plan - 20% 
School Observation Reflection Journals - 20% 
Roundtable discussion leadership - 20%

Year of Study: 
Junior
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Lippman, P. C. (2010). Evidence-based design of elementary and secondary schools. Hoboken, N.J.: J. Wiley.
Extended Description: 

The design process for creating responsive learning environments. Communities of practice. Recognizing schools as learning communities. Developing cooperative learning environments. How children learn. Learning theories and different approaches to designing learning environments. Democratic classroom. Instructional technology use and alternative classroom environments. Philosophies of classroom management. Theory based classroom management.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Analyze different approaches to classroom management and the effects of those approaches on the cognitive, social, moral, and emotional development of children.
2. Discuss how the various components of the design process (student diversity, developmental levels, technology, instructional design, room arrangement, and assessment techniques) influence the classroom community and climate. 
3. Critique the different learning theories and their impact on the design of learning experiences for children.
4. Explain how instructional technology can be effectively implemented in creating rich and stimulating learning environments.
5. Devise a comprehensive plan for designing and managing a learning environment that fosters democratic and cooperative participation in a real or simulated teaching situation.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Peer Teaching
Inquiry
Collaborating
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Oral Presentation
Concept Mapping
Brainstorming
Field Trips
Web Searching

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