EMA 576 Overview
This course prepares teacher candidates to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction and active engagement in learning among students in grades 6-12 and P-12 with a wide range of academic, social, and emotional differences. Course instruction is grounded in the understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures with the goal of supporting teacher candidates in moving toward cultural proficiency. Conflict resolution, motivation theories, and the impact of teacher expectations will be explored, including instructional strategies and classroom techniques that promote student learning and classroom community. A variety of classroom management challenges and issues also are addressed using current research. Corequisite: EMA 513.
- 2.00 Credits