Fall 2017 Course Information
FCS Methods I

Course Description
The focus of this course is analysis and development of curriculum and methods of teaching Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) in the context of the National Standards for FCS Education, the National Standards for Teachers of FCS and the standards for the state in which the candidate will teach. This course includes these content topics: learners and the learning environment, professionalism, beginning instructional strategies, writing objectives, developing lesson plans, assessment, curriculum development, integration of technology in the FCS classroom, and the national student organization Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).
Contacts
Instructor

Karen Bergh
Office: 360-426-6728
Karen.Bergh@cwu.edu

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

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Textbooks

Teaching strategies: A guide to effective instruction, 10th edition. (2012).
Orlich, D.C., Harder, R. J., Callahan, R.C., Trevisan, M.S., Brown, A.H. and Miller, D.E.
Edition: 10th
Publisher: United States: Wadsworth Cengage Learning


Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
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– – Angela Stagg, Iowa State University