Course: SED 525HE. Methods of Teaching Home Economics (3)
This is a performance-based course designed to prepare professionals to successfully teach the content of Family and Consumer Sciences to a diverse population. Emphasis is placed on applying learning theory, planning curriculum, creating appropriate learning environments, presenting effective lessons that actively engage students in the learning process and assessing learning outcomes. Students are involved in peer coaching, collaborative learning and teaching demonstrations. Course emphasizes pedagogies that are inclusive and equitable for diverse student populations. The course is appropriate for students who plan to become credentialed teachers, dietitians, consumer affairs professionals and other experts in Family and Consumer Sciences, and it is the required subject-specific methods course for the Single Subject Credential in Home Economics.