Course Content and Outcome Guide for ED 281
- Posted by:
- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- ED 281
- Course Title:
- Techniques of Teaching
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture hours:
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Course DescriptionDevelops the capacity to effectively use and manage instructional resources in achieving the learning objectives of vocational programs.
Course Activities and DesignA variety of learning activities are so students may observe and participate in effective instructional management
experiences. Simulation exercises, case studies, and lecture/discussion groups will present basic principles and
knowledge to synthesize and interpret applications. Major emphasis will be on structured assignments completed
individually by each student to allow them opportunity to demonstrate effective application to instructional areas.
Community resources will be used to supplement regular classroom presentations and assignments.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Final grade dependent on the degree of mastery of course objectives/outcomes. Class presentations, interaction and attendance will also be taken into consideration in determining the final grade.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will
have satisfactorily accomplished the goals and
objectives/outcomes listed in this course content guide.
Course content guides are developed by program faculty and
are approved by management.
To become familiar with students, teacher, course goals and
1.1 acquaint students and teachers with each other and with
their professional backgrounds and current assignments.
1.2 obtain baseline data for use in adapting course to
individual student needs.
1.3 introduce course goals, expectations and evaluation
2.0 ADVISORY COMMITTEES
Become familiar with the rationale and application of advisory
groups for the improvement of professional technical programs.
Plan and operate a program advisory committees.
2.1 know the legislative basis for professional technical
2.2 become knowledgeable of the availability of technical
assistance in organizing and maintaining an advisory
2.3 become familiar with relevant local, state, and
national advisory committees
2.4 determine the role of a citizen or employer advisory
2.5 listen to lecture and read references
2.6 determine the minimum number, type, and area of
specialty of committee members
2.7 identify the various ways committee members may be
2.8 understand the rationale for committees' participation
in public education as stated by the state legislature
2.9 identify professional technical area which could aid in
2.10 identify and develop materials and procedures for a
year's operation of a program advisory committee
2.11 develop plans for the establishment of an advisory
committee in their area of specialty following
2.12 draft follow-up letter to committee members
2.13 describe and evaluate the methods used to identify
3.0 ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES
Become aware of the basic principles and practices of program
3.1 identify the types of inventory methods in schools
3.2 explain inventory methods are utilized
3.3 prepare purchase requisitions for instructional
3.4 explain steps needed before purchase order is issued
3.5 explain paper work to be completed and procedure to be
followed before supplier receives payment
3.6 complete form to replace broken window
3.7 explain procedures followed to replace equipment due to
theft or vandalism
3.8 explain action to take for item ordered last May which
had not arrived or received from the supplier by
3.9 complete inventory forms for instructional equipment
showing the projected depreciation over a five year
3.10 interview school personnel or read references on
methods of inventory control
3.11 examine inventory records in specific professional
technical education areas
3.12 discuss methods for determining depreciation and
replacement of instructional materials and equipment
3.13 define two the types of budgets: program planning
budgeting and zero base
3.14 determine time of budget years: annual and biennial.
3.15 determine four phases of the budget cycle: preparation
and submission, approval, execution, and audit.
3.16 provide example of a complete budget.
3.17 complete a budget assignment and describe process
3.18 determine the most cost-effective budget possible for a
specific Professional Technical Program.
3.19 seek advise and assistance from a professional in the
specific Professional Technical Program.
4.0 FACILITIES PLANNING
Become aware of how well-planned and organized facilities
contribute to safe and efficient professional technical
4.0 prepare detailed floor plan of instructional facilities
for a professional technical program
4.1 explain why/how equipment, furniture and related
features are proposed
4.2 identify voluntarily compliance areas for Occupational
Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
4.4 locate and observe existing facility to determine
quality of features as they relate to safe and
efficient professional technical instruction
4.5 draw floor plan showing of equipment, furniture,
storage, plumbing, doors, etc., that are arranged for
maximum safety and accomplishment of the professional
technical program objectives
4.6 identify names and addresses of persons and resources
available to you in planning educational, equipment,
and physical specifications
5.0 YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS
Students become familiar with the rationale and application of
youth organizations to the extension of professional technical
programs and plan-support an effective youth organization.
5.1 become aware of the legislative and historical basis of
professional technical youth organizations.
5.2 become cognizant of the technical assistance available
in organizing and supporting youth organizations.
5.3 become aware of the major professional technical youth
organizations and their primary activities.
5.4 develop plans and materials for organizing and
establishing a youth organization relevant to their
professional technical instructional area.
5.5 develop a plan for one major youth organization
6.0 PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY
Students become aware of ethical and professional
responsibilities as related to effective and appropriate
management of instruction and work with advisory and youth
6.1 apply major code of ethnics to their individual
6.2 develop appropriate behaviors for management of
professional technical instruction in a professional
and ethical manner.
6.3 list major rules and regulations which govern teaching
in the secondary and community college levels.