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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

Karen Alexander
Office: 806-834-2212
Fax: 806-742-1849
karen.alexander@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

Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for Today's Teachers
Merrill Harmin
Edition: 2nd Edition
ISBN: 9781416601555
Publisher: ASCD

Cengage Advantage Books: Teaching Strategies
Abbie H. Brown
Edition: 10th Edition
ISBN: 9781133591481
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

The First-Year Teacher's Survival Guide: Ready-to-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities for Meeting the Challenges of Each School Day
Julia G. Thompson
Edition: 4th Edition
ISBN: 9781119470366
Publisher: Wiley

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
AM.PSYCH.ASSN
Edition: 6th Edition
ISBN: 9781433805622
Publisher: MBS APA


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Tristin Campbell, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the set up of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. 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.

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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