Transformative teachers design and promote safe, caring, and nurturing classrooms where all learners have the opportunity to succeed regardless of ethnicity, race, socioeconomic class, gender, exceptionalities, language, religion, sexual orientation, and geographical area.
This committee was charged with identifying principles upon which standards, benchmarks, and assessments for all professional degree programs in the COE could be built. Discussion activities and exercises provide assignment to encourage student reflection. Individual Development: The COE graduate knows and understands how individuals learn and can develop and provide opportunities that support intellectual, career, social, and personal development.
Planning Processes: The COE graduate understands planning processes based upon knowledge of content, learners characteristics, the community, and curriculum goals and standards. They build communication opportunities through trust and genuine regard for student personal and academic growth.
These 10 principles surround the student of education at UNLV, representing a force that focuses on the student as a participant in a variety of teaching and learning contexts.
Content Knowledge: The COE graduate knows and understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the discipline s and creates learning experiences that make these aspects of content meaningful.
Learning Environments:The COE graduate knows and understands individual and group motivation and behavior and creates a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
Assessments: The COE graduate understands and promotes formal and informal assessment strategies and evaluates the learner's continuous intellectual, social, and physical development.