EDES 502 Creating and Leading Effective Classroom Environments
3 semester hours
This course is designed to provide an overview of the teaching profession, classroom management and leadership through an equity lens. This course will include an analysis of research, theories, and practice. Teacher candidates will acquire a personal understanding of who they are as teachers and recognize how their individuality and personal beliefs affect their views and actions on teaching. Teacher candidates will explore classroom management strategies that create and sustain positive and productive learning environments for all students. The course also includes an analysis of teacher leadership and the characteristics of effective collaborative relationships within and among schools, families, and communities. Each teacher candidate will begin to develop an individual approach to building an inclusive, productive, and well-structured learning environment. Clinical Practice is a required component of this course.
Consent of Coordinator required.