Course at a Glance

August 19 to September 27

Foundations of Teaching in Higher Education

Fall 2019

With Kathy Munoz, Ed.D., RDN

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. 19-Sept. 27, 2019 [fall 2019 cohort]
$660   •   EDUC x507, 3 units

Kathy Munoz

Kathy Munoz

Dr. Kathy D. Munoz is a professor and faculty emerita of nutrition in Humboldt State University's Department of Kinesiology and Recreation Administration, and a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), and certified in Weight Management through the American Dietetic Association. Over the past 37 years, Kathy has taught nutrition and health courses at Humboldt State University both using the traditional face-to-face delivery method and beginning in 2005, online asynchronous courses to meet the needs of students both on and off campus. The first course she designed, HED 342 Nutrition for Athletic Performance, won the first Blackboard Bbionic Course international competition. Using online technology, Kathy has developed four courses offered for students to earn a Certificate in Exercise Nutrition. In addition, Kathy has developed and is teaching the first in a series of online courses that lead to a Certificate in Faculty Preparation aimed at preparing graduate students to teach in higher education, and to increase skills for professionals already in the teaching profession. Kathy earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Montana in 1973, a Master's of Science in Foods and Nutrition with a minor in Biochemistry and Exercise Physiology in 1982 from Oregon State University, and an EdD in Education from the University of Southern California in 1996.