Pedagogy Course

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Pedagogy is the study of the principles and methods of instruction, teaching, and education. This is a course for everyone. It will make you a better instructor by reminding you of important principles in pedagogics, the art of teaching, and by giving you some tricks of the trade. Learn how to motivate your students and clients.

Course level: Beginner.


Roger Abrantes updating a student's logbook

Roger Abrantes updating a student’s logbook while sailing on the South Andaman Sea. Learning should be motivating and challenging.

Content of the course

Chapter 1 — 101 Things You Can Do in the First Three Weeks of Class
Chapter 2 — The Most Important Day: Starting Well
Chapter 3 — 10 Things to Make the First Day (and the Rest) of the Semester Successful
Chapter 4 — What Influences Students Attitudes Towards A Course
Chapter 5 — 30 Things We Know For Sure About Adult Learning
Chapter 6 — Lesson Plan Procedures
Chapter 7 — Applying the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education
Chapter 8 — Good Teaching
Chapter 9 — Motivating Students
Chapter 10 — Forty Successes

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Read the book(s). If you have any question, please click “Contact Course Teacher.” Your teacher will answer your question as soon as possible.

Once you’re ready for it, take the test. You may take a test as many times as you like. We recommend you re-take tests once a year as a self-imposed quality control.


Pedagogy Lesson

Length: 4 minutesAuthor: Daniel AbrantesComplexity: Easy

The Most Important Day: Starting Well. 10 Things to Make the First Day of the Semester Successful. What Influences Students Attitudes Towards A Course. Lesson Plan Procedures. Good Teaching. Motivating Students.