Share Paper: Content Methods Courses Online: Making the Right Connections

  1. Margaret Pope, Mississippi State University, United States
  2. Tina Scholtes, Mississippi State University, United States
  3. Rebecca Robichaux, Mississippi State University, United States
  4. Maynard Sandy, Mississippi State University, United States
Thursday, March 10 11:30 AM-12:30 PM McGavock's B

Abstract: The development of an online elementary education program is a process that requires time, dedication, and a commitment from faculty to ensure that all students receive a quality education program. A major university in a southeastern state developed an online elementary education program to address the needs of nontraditional students and the teacher shortage in the state. The following topics will be the focus of the discussion: the need for developing an online teacher education program, the process for the development of the online program, the development and implementation of the senior methods content courses, and the use of feedback ...