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2024 Spring: January 10 - May 7

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
EDTP 500 Foundations of Teaching for Learning (6)
(May also be applied to Master of Arts in Teaching at UMGC as equivalent to EDTP 600 if completed with a grade of B or higher). Prerequisites: Departmental approval, 90 credits, including at least 24 credits content area coursework, and a GPA of at least 2.75 in content area coursework. Preparation for effective entry into the classroom as a teacher. Topics include teaching in the contemporary school; human development; approaches to learning, diversity, and collaboration beyond the classroom; learners with exceptional needs; curriculum, instruction, and assessment; teaching in the content area; and synthesis and application. Course materials and assignments focus on documents created and/or typically utilized by school systems and incorporate current school district initiatives. School district personnel may participate as guests. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: EDTP 500 or EDTP 600.
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
25830 9080 14 Feb 2024-07 May 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Lesane, Katura M Syllabus Course Materials
EDTP 535 Adolescent Development and Learning Needs (6)
Prerequisites: EDTP 500. Preparation to support the unique development of adolescents from various backgrounds, with varying beliefs and abilities. Learners are examined from the standpoint of developmental characteristics; social, cultural, racial, and gender affiliation; socioeconomic status; religious influences; learning styles; special needs; and exceptionality. Adolescents are also examined from biological, psychological, cognitive, and social perspectives; within the tapestry of their family and community; and through the influences of societal and cultural norms. Discussion covers theories and concepts associated with human growth and development across the lifespan, focusing on the typical and atypical development of the adolescent. May also be applied to MAT at UMGC as equivalent to EDTP 635 if completed with a grade of B or higher. A student cannot receive credit for both EDTP 535 and EDTP 635
Start date has passed. Please register for the next start date.
25831 9080 14 Feb 2024-07 May 2024 Open Online
Faculty: Fleming, Kimberly K Syllabus Course Materials
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