SFL 377

Teaching Methods and Instruction in Family and Consumer Sciences Education

Family Life College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Developing meaningful and engaging instruction for secondary students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

6

Fixed

0

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Standard #4: Content Knowledge

Learning Outcome

  The candidate understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline.

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Standard #1: Learner Development

Learning Outcome

The candidate understands cognitive, linguistic, social, emotional and physical areas of student development.

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Standard #2: Learning Differences

Learning Outcome

The candidate understands individual learner differences and cultural and linguistic diversity.

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Standard #3: Learning Environments

Learning Outcome

The candidate works with learners to create environments that support individual and collaborative learning, encouraging positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.

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Standard #5: Assessment

Learning Outcome

  The candidate uses multiple methods of assessment to engage learners in their own growth, monitor learner progress, guide planning and instruction, and determine whether the outcomes described in content standards have been met.

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Standard #7: Instructional Strategies

Learning Outcome

  The candidate uses various instructional strategies to ensure that all learners develop a deep understanding of content areas and their connections, and build skills to apply and extend knowledge in meaningful ways.

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Standard #8: Reflection and Continuous Growth

Learning Outcome

The candidate is a reflective practitioner who uses evidence to continually evaluate and adapt practice to meet the needs of each learner.

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Standard #9: Leadership and Collaboration

Learning Outcome

The candidate is a leader who engages collaboratively with learners, families, colleagues, and community members to build a shared vision and supportive professional culture focused on student growth and success

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Standard #10: Professional and Ethical Behavior

Learning Outcome

The candidate demonstrates the highest standard of legal, moral, and ethical conduct as specified in Utah State Board Rule R277-515.

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Standard #6: Instructional Planning

Learning Outcome

The candidate plans instruction to support students in meeting rigorous learning goals by drawing upon knowledge of content areas, Core Curriculum standards, instructional best practices, and the community content.