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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Jan 27, 2020  
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 3410 - Middle Childhood Methods I

Hours: 4
Students must concurrently enroll in this course and in at least one content-specific methods course that reflects one of their concentration areas. Nature and needs of young adolescents, characteristics of responsive schools, resources for the middle child practitioner, characteristics of effective middle childhood teachers, and critical issues in middle level education are addressed in depth; reflection on personal beliefs, research, theory, and practice is encouraged. Students look closely at organizational structures of middle schools, including flexible scheduling, teaming, the use of technology as an instructional resource and integrated curriculum. The role of other stakeholders is also examined. Students develop an integrated unit.
Prerequisites: EDUC 1600, 2000 with minimum grades of C and junior level status.
Notes: 40 off campus field hours required. Current BCI/FBI Background check must be on file in the Education office.