Course at a Glance

Foundations of Teaching in Higher Education
August 23 to October 15

Foundations of Teaching in Higher Education

Fall 2021

With Stephanie Jackson

Delve into the practice of university teaching based on educational philosophy and theory. Topics included in this course relate to successful teaching specific to higher education such as the context and culture of higher education, faculty roles and responsibilities, teaching styles, instructional models, and the use of technology based on a strong theoretical foundation linking educational theory to practice.

To enroll in this course, you must have been admitted into the Faculty Preparation certificate program.

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Aug. 23-Oct. 15, 2021
$660   •   EDUC x507, 3 units

Stephanie Jackson

Stephanie Jackson

Stephanie Jackson has been working in the field of education since 1988. She has served as a classroom teacher, a school administrator and countywide personnel director. She has mentored 17 student teachers into careers in public education with a focus on motivational approaches to student-centered instruction. Stephanie is an advocate for health and wellness with an emphasis on teacher self-care.  For the past two decades Stephanie has brought her enthusiasm and expertise to the higher education classroom as the instructor for teaching methodology courses for secondary education credential candidates and she serves as a supervisor for student teachers.