Aug 04, 2021  
2006-2007 Graduate and Professional Studies 
2006-2007 Graduate and Professional Studies [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IED 580 - Innovative Practices in Education

(Cr: 3)
This course is designed to enhance the knowledge base for professionals in an era of school restructuring, technological innovation, and social change. Teachers and administrators will learn first-hand about innovative practices and recent research in the field. Topics include: student self-assessment, teacher reflection, cooperative learning, mentoring, the use of technology in schools, home school communication, inclusion to support learning diversity, and the challenge of school restructuring. In this course, students will learn how to assess a variety of educational contexts to determine the educational system or systems that are operational. Students will then identify educational practices that can be viewed as innovative. Students will then determine which innovative practices will fit the educational context.