Art and Science of Teaching

- 3 Credits - 

3 Semester Credits

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Course Description

This course will present teaching as a holistic blend of art and science that helps students learning effectively. Establishing goals, objectives and assessment outcomes are reviewed to generate test hypotheses. Engaging students in a blend of affective and cognitive understanding for optimum learning are emphasized. Establishing rules and procedures for student adherence are revisited. Maintaining teacher-student roles and relationships for effective teaching and learning are covered. Educators will develop writings and lessons that utilize book content for cohesive instructional environments.

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3 Semester Graduate Credits

Art and Science of Teaching

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Course Objectives

  1. Educators will establish the concepts of blending scientific instructional methods with creative, artistic, social and personal relationships to help students effectively.
  2. Teachers will examine how to generate effective test hypotheses to deepen student understanding of instructional content for better learning outcomes.
  3. Educators will review adherence to rules and procedures to keep students engaged while maintaining a positive and effective learning environment.
  4. Students will be able to use the specific directives, implementing consequences and on-task behavior strategies for classroom management.
  5. Teachers will develop writings, lessons or activities that determine specific teaching directions for cohesive unites and effective classroom instruction.

Credit Hours

3 Semester Credits (post-baccalaureate professional development credit)

Course Instructor

Joseph C’de Baca MaEd.

Grade Type

Letter Grade

Art and Science of Teaching

What Others Are Saying...

I would like to personally thank the individual or group who decided to offer courses that were very ideally fitting for educators. I am more excited about these courses than any professional development I have taken in over ten years. Thank you for thinking outside the box and offering courses that sound so fascinating and meaningful.” – Tina B. , Maryland
Thank you very much, I appreciate your help in getting this to me for timely processing with my district.” – Christine G. , Indiana
Thank you for your willingness to e-mail me promptly regarding my questions. I really, really appreciate the format that TLC provided me. I will definitely continue to share my positive experience with fellow staff and hopefully you will see continued fruit from that. I will definitely use TLC again.” – Darin K. , Oregon
My superintendant forwarded an email about TLC to me” – J. Churchill. Danvers, MA
I heard about this program through a friend. The courses were approved by the Virginia Board of Education” – M. Barry. Fairfax, VA
Thanks for the feedback on Part B of the coursework. I used it as part of a World Geography course, and it was a success, so I will make it a regular part of curriculum!…” – Carolyn P. Boulder, CO – Understanding Hispanic Students and Issues


(3 Semester Graduate Credits)

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