Teacher candidates with the content area of Journalism know and understand the central concepts, tools of inquiry and the structures of the discipline(s) they teach, and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of journalism and mass communication meaningful for students. This course strengthens the candidate’s background in curriculum and instruction related to journalism. Teacher candidates apply instructional planning, delivery, and demonstrate the ability to deliver standardsbased, differentiated instruction that engages students. Candidates make effective use of contemporary tools and technologies and use assessment to monitor student progress and use data to guide instructional decision-making. This course provides instruction in classroom management, incorporates English Learner standards (EL), and provides opportunities for candidates to collaborate with HQT’s to improve student learning, engage in continuous professional growth and self-reflection, and adhere to legal and ethical requirements of the profession. Clinical Experience required.
MAT 550 Journalism Secondary Content Methods