Educational Principles for Family & Consumer Sciences and ... Educational Principles for Family...

download Educational Principles for Family & Consumer Sciences and ... Educational Principles for Family & Consumer

of 24

  • date post

  • Category


  • view

  • download


Embed Size (px)

Transcript of Educational Principles for Family & Consumer Sciences and ... Educational Principles for Family...

  • FCEDS 306 – Mr. A

    Page 0 of 24

    Educational Principles for Family & Consumer Sciences and

    Family Life Education

    Course Description: Practicum, Cooperative Learning, Lecture, Technological use of softwares and applications, Teaching methodologies, Assessment, Educational Opportunities, and Professional Association. Prereq: 15 credits in family and consumer sciences subject matter Principles of teaching and learning applied to family and consumer sciences content, including incorporating reading and STEM strategies. Instructional methods appropriate for formal and non-formal educational settings. Specific strategies for diverse audiences. Includes 12 hour arranged practicum. May be used for family life certification. Major Purpose: The major purpose of this course is to provide students with a broad repertoire of effective instructional strategies and technology in order to meet the needs of a diverse audience, including those with cultural and/or special needs. Students will demonstrate and practice the use of these strategies during a 12 hour microteaching experience appropriate to their major option in order to observe and participate in an FCS related-career experience. Required Text: Moore, K.D. (2015). Effective Instructional Strategies: From Theory to Practice, 4th edition. Thousand Oaks. CA: Sage Pub. Inc.

    Department of Human Development and Family Studies

    Family & Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Iowa State University

    Fall, 2016

    Course: FCEDS 306 – Educational Principles for Family & Consumer Sciences and Family Life Education Lecturer: Mr. A Time: Tuesday/ Thursday Room: 301 Mackay Time: 3:10-5:00pm Office: 1362 Palmer Hall Office Hours: Phone: (515) 294-5652 8-10am (Mon/Wed) & 1-2pm (Tues/Thurs) Cell: (620) 238-2414 Email:

  • FCEDS 306 – Mr. A

    Page 1 of 24

    About FCEDS 306

    This course follows a student-centered approach which involves a significant amount of

    activities, cooperative learning, discussions, and use of technological softwares/ applications for

    all submissions, research, assessment and a practicum experience. Due to the high engagement of

    this course attendance and participation will be critical to your success.

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of this course, students will be able to:

    integrate successful career and technical education teaching philosophies and

    strategies within the professional practice of Family and Consumer Sciences

    analyze models of teaching as presented in the course text and readings as they

    relate to student learning within FCS and CTE programming

    create and present meaningful learning experiences in a variety of subjects

    based on the models of teaching analyzed in this course

    evaluate teaching resources and curriculum materials

    demonstrate best practices in team teaching and lesson planning

    develop differentiated teaching and learning lessons

    recognize different learning styles and multiple intelligences

    develop critical thinking and problem solving

    discuss forms of assessment

    identify the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of technological and

    instructional strategies

    create enhanced learning experiences through the integration of a wide variety

    of multimedia and technological resources for instruction

    apply skills and methods to integrate reading and science concepts and

    strategies into FCS instruction

    demonstrate knowledge and sensitivity to issues of culture, diversity, and/or social

    justice through classwork and participation in a 12 hour practicum experience

  • FCEDS 306 – Mr. A

    Page 2 of 24

    Class Policies

    Academic dishonesty

    This class will follow Iowa State University’s policy on academic dishonesty. Anyone

    suspected of academic dishonesty will be reported to the Dean of Students Office. Additional

    Information can be found at:

    Dead Week

    This class follows the Iowa State University Dead Week policy as noted in section 10.6.4

    of the Faculty Handbook .

    Academic misconduct

    Academic Misconduct in any form is in violation of Iowa State University Student

    Disciplinary Regulations and will not be tolerated. This includes, but is not limited to: copying

    or sharing answers on tests or assignments, plagiarism, and having someone else do your

    academic work. Depending on the act, a student could receive an F grade on the test/assignment,

    F grade for the course, and could be suspended or expelled from the University. You are

    expected to practice academic honesty in every aspect of this course and all other courses. Make

    sure you are familiar with the ISU Student Information Handbook, especially the section on

    academic misconduct. Students who engage in academic misconduct are subject to university

    disciplinary procedures, as well as consequences with regard to this course.

    Forms of Academic Dishonesty

    Obtaining unauthorized information:

    Information is obtained dishonestly, for example, by copying graded homework

    assignments from another student, by working with another student on a take-home test or

    homework when not specifically permitted to do so by the instructor, or by looking at your notes

    or other written work during an examination when not specifically permitted to do so.

    Tendering of information:

    Students may not give or sell their work to another person who plans to submit it as his or

    her own. This includes giving their work to another student to be copied, giving someone

    answers to exam questions during the exam, taking an exam and discussing its contents with

    students who will be taking the same exam, or giving or selling a term paper to another student.

  • FCEDS 306 – Mr. A

    Page 3 of 24


    Students misrepresent their work by handing in the work of someone else. The following

    are examples: purchasing a paper from a term paper service; reproducing another person’s paper

    (even with modifications) and submitting it as their own; having another student do their

    computer program or having someone else take their exam.


    “Unacknowledged use of the information, ideas, or phrasing of other writers is an offense

    comparable with theft and fraud, and it is so recognized by the copyright and patent laws.

    Literary offenses of this kind are known as plagiarism.”

    Disability Accommodation

    Iowa State University complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Sect 504 of

    the Rehabilitation Act. If you have a disability and anticipate needing accommodations in this

    course, please contact Troy Anderson to set up a meeting within the first two weeks of the

    semester or as soon as you become aware of your need. Before meeting with Troy Anderson you

    will need to obtain a SAAR form with recommendations for accommodations from the Disability

    Resources Office, located in Room 1076 on the main floor of the Student Services Building.

    Their telephone number is 515-294-7220 or email Retroactive

    requests for accommodations will not be honored.

    Harassment and Discrimination

    Iowa State University strives to maintain our campus as a place of work and study for

    faculty, staff, and students that is free of all forms of prohibited discrimination and harassment

    based upon race, ethnicity, sex (including sexual assault), pregnancy, color, religion, national

    origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity,

    genetic information, or status as a U.S. veteran. Any student who has concerns about such

    behavior should contact his/her instructor, Student Assistance at 515-294-1020 or email dso-, or the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance at 515-294-7612.

    Religious Accommodation

    If an academic or work requirement conflicts with your religious practices and/or

    observances, you may request reasonable accommodations. Your request must be in writing, and

  • FCEDS 306 – Mr. A

    Page 4 of 24

    your instructor or supervisor will review the request. You or your instructor may also seek

    assistance from the Dean of Students Office or the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance.

    Contact Information

    If you are experiencing, or have experienced, a problem with any of the above issues, email

    Teaching and Learning Process

    Teaching strategies: