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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

Debra DeBates
Office: 605-688-4666
debra.debates@sdstate.edu

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

Teaching Strategies: A Guide to Effective Instruction
Donald C Orlich, Robert J Harder, Richard C Callahan, Michael S Trevisan & Abbie H Brown
Edition: 10th Edition
ISBN: 1111832633


Course Access
 
Your username and password for D2L will be the same when you first log in. For example, if your name is MaryJo McCullough, then your username will be MaryJo.McCullough and your password will be MaryJo.McCullough. Usernames and passwords are case sensitive and you will be required to change your password once you have logged in.
 
If you have trouble completing any of the steps above, forget your password, or have any questions, please contact the SDSU Support Desk at 605-688-6776 for assistance.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

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.

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