Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.
Miller, W. R., & Miller, M. F. Instructors and Their Jobs. 2009/4th edition. Homewood, IL: American Technical Publishers, Inc. 0-8269-4166-4 (Ch. 8-12 and 14-15)
University Book and Supply (UBS) carries most books used in GIS courses. Search for textbooks by course choosing “UNIV.NORTHERNIOWA” and the term you are enrolled in and GSW (web) or GSP (print) for the section.
Visit UBS at 1009 West 23rd Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Phone: 319-273-7581 or 800-728-7581
Texts may also be available from www.bookfinder.com.
Recommended: Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th Edition (2009). ISBN 978-1-4338-0562-2 (You may also use internet resources as a guide; links are provided below under Style Guide)
Morrison, G.R., Ross, S. M., and Kemp, J.E. (2007). Designing Effective Instruction (5th Edition). John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN. 978-0-470-07426-8
Oosterhof, A. (2009). Developing and Using Classroom Assessments (4th Edition). Upper Saddle River, NJ. Pearson Education, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-0-13-241429-6
Lee, H. D. and Nelson, O. W. (2010). Instructional Analysis and Course Development (2nd Edition). Orland Park, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-0-8269-4062-9
Merrill, M. D. (2013) First Principles of Instruction. San Francisco, CA. Pfeiffer an Imprint of Wiley. ISBN 978-0-470-90040-6
Miller, W. R. and Miller, M. F. (2005). Hints for the Highly Effective Instructor. Homewood, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-8269-4144-3
Scott, J. L. and Sarkees-Wircenski M. (2008). Overview of Career and Technical Education (4th Edition). Homewood, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 978-0-8269-4017-9
Hall, B. H. and Marsh, R. J. (2003). Legal Issues in Career and Technical Education. Homewood, IL. American Technical Publishers, Inc. ISBN 0-8269-4025-0
This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.
Tuition: $233/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses
Guided Independent Study
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