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University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
University of Pittsburgh Johnstown    
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog 
  May 29, 2023
2021-2022 Johnstown Campus Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course provides students with the history/philosophy of middle grades education and the middle school concept and examines the relationship between young adolescent development and the organization/structure of middle schools, familiarizing students with teaching-learning theories, strategies, and experiences characteristic of successful middle schools and addressing needs of diverse learners. Varied activities of the middle level teacher, curricula, academic standards, interdisciplinary teams, differentiated instruction, student-centered approaches, and assessment of learning difficulties will be explored and analyzed.
Academic Career: Undergraduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PREQ: Admittance to Upper Level as Middle Level Education student (Plan either JMLED-BS or JMLESE-BA)

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