OTD 709 Teaching and Learning: Continuum of Education

This course encompasses the planning, conducting, and assessment of outcomes for teaching knowledge and skills to a variety of learners (professionals and lay people). Effective teachers must develop an understanding of learning theories, assessment, instructional methods and activities, and course design that produces significant learning experiences. Course design illustrates teaching and learning practices grounded in andragogy, contributing to curriculum program development and the enhancement of student teaching skills. Students will: 1) examine teaching and learning theories, 2) explore adult learning principles (andragogy), 3) consider the influence of culture and context, and 4) learn to create significant learning experiences and design a course that promotes student engagement and improves learning. (2)