Course Number: EPC 564
Course Title: Problem Solving Learners
Class #: 3477
Dates: July 9-11; 23-24, 2013
Location: University of Southern Maine, Portland Campus
Faculty: Lee Anna Stirling
Credit: Three (3) Inservice Graduate Credits
Tuition/Fees: $1,319.00 (Maine Resident)
Registration Form: Click here or call 780-5055
With examples, planning and implementation steps as resources, you will plan a unit, for any subject, in which your students work to solve a relevant problem. Assessment strategies, reasoning skills, scaffolding structures to ensure success, and elements of problem-based learning, expeditionary learning and service learning will be discussed. The unit will forward your students' achievement of curriculum content standards, critical thinking, communications, creativity/innovation, interdependent learning, self-directed learning and appropriate use of technology.
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