ECEL 522: Curriculum Development and Assessment in Diverse Elementary Classrooms
Provides students with the opportunities to explore and experience research-based learning theories, teaching practices, curriculum, classroom management models, instructional strategies, and assessment used in upper elementary/middle level classrooms. Students will apply a framework of culturally responsive teaching and learning to curriculum development and building classroom community. Critical reviews of research, case study methods, planning and implementation of an integrated curriculum unit, and reflection on one's teaching beliefs will be investigated through journal writing, classroom observations, curricular development, assessment techniques, and group discussion. 3 hours lecture.
Prerequisites: ECEL 501
Corequisites: ECEL 502 and 510