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).

Bree Devlin
Office: 253-486-8581

Campus Coordinator

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Disability Support Services

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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: 978-1119470366
Publisher: Wiley

Inspiring Active Learning: A Complete Handbook for Today's Teachers
Merrill Harmin
Edition: 2nd Edition
ISBN: 978-1416601555
Publisher: ASCD

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association
Edition: 6th Edition
ISBN: 978-1433805622
Publisher: MBS APA

"Teaching Strategies: A guide to Effective Instruction"
Orlich,D.C., Harder, R.J., Callahan, R.C., Trevisan, M.S., Brown, A.H., & Miller, D.E.
Edition: 11th
ISBN: 978-1-305-96078-7
Publisher: Gengage Learning

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.

– – April-Dawn Knudsen, Community Development Graduate