EDUC 511: Models of Effective Teaching – How People Learn

This is a master’s completion course toward a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Indianapolis. Prior to registering, teachers must be approved for master’s completion funding.

Additional master’s completion options outside of the Teach Dual Credit Indiana catalog are available through a scholarship model.

This course explores the cognitive, social, and emotional factors influencing people’s learning. Students will examine current research and theories on learning and memory and apply this knowledge to practical teaching and learning contexts. Through class discussions, readings, and assignments, students will understand the principles and practices that underlie effective learning and teaching and explore the cognitive and neural processes involved in learning and the design of effective educational practices.

Please review the syllabus for full course information.

Term: This is a Summer II course. Participants may register for a Full Semester course OR one course each in Summer I and Summer II. Teachers who have completed 12 graduate credits through Teach Dual Credit Indiana may request to double up on EDUC courses and content area courses.

University of Indianapolis

Semester: Summer 2023 – Summer II

Instructor: Dr. Sarah Denney

Graduate Credits: 3

Dates: 7/3/23 – 8/18/23

Format: Online Asynchronous


Required Courses for Master's in Curriculum and Instruction from University of Indianapolis:

Teachers who have completed 18 graduate credits in any content area can complete the following four courses to earn a master's degree.

EDUC 512: Assessment for Student Learning (Summer I 2023)
EDUC 511: Models of Effective Teaching (Summer II 2023)
EDUC 590: Introduction to Research (Fall I 2023)
EDUC 510: Organization of School Curriculum (Winter/Spring I 2024)