Master's Degree - Option A - initial teacher certification

Course Information
FCS Methods II

Course Description
This course addresses application of theories of learning and human development in selecting teaching strategies and instructional resources for Family and Consumer Sciences. Topics of the course include long range planning, classroom management, laboratory management, assessment and program evaluation, marketing/public relations, models of teaching, and the national student organization Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).
Contacts
Instructor

Amanda Holland
amanda.holland@ttu.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

The Strategic Teacher
Silver, H.F., Strong, R.W., & Perini, M.J.
Edition: 2007
ISBN: 978-1416606093
Publisher: ASCD

Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for Today's Teachers
Harmin, M. & Toth, M.
Edition: 2006
ISBN: 978-1416601555
Publisher: ASCD

Teaching Family and Consumer Sciences in the 21st Century
Alexander, K.L., & Holland, A.K.
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Ashlee Murden, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the setup of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. If assistance is needed regarding setup of their eRaider access, IT Help Central can be contacted at 806-742-4357 (HELP) or toll-free at 877-484-3573 or ithelpcentral@ttu.edu. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.


Comments

You will purchase this e-book through the Curriculum Center for Family and Consumer Sciences. Information to purchase the text will be provided in the first module. Various chapters will be used for reference throughout the course.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.
– – Sonya Carney, Gerontology Master's Graduate,
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