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Below are sample book titles and articles that may be useful in addressing the Outcomes listed in your syllabus. Samples are presented in APA format. Suggested search terms are included with some topics.
List characteristics of good teaching to include biblical exhortations
and applications to instruction.
Moore, D. (2014). Most common teacher characteristics related to intentionality in student spiritual formation. Journal of Research on Christian Education 23:255-270
Benekos, P. J. (2016) How to be a good teacher: Passion, person, and pedagogy. Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 27(2) 225-237,DOI:10.1080/10511253.2015.1128703
Wilson, D. and Conyers, M. (2013). Five big ideas for effective teaching: connecting mind, brain, and education research to classroom practice. NewYork: Teachers College Press.
Vargas, J. S. (2009). Behavior analysis for effective teaching. New York: Taylor & Francis. Retrieved from http://web.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/detail /detail?sid=f3659edd-e91a-4ea6-afbf-07e743c469b3%40sessionmgr4007&vid=0&hid=4107&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZSZzY29wZT1zaXRl#AN=266292&db=nlebk.
Integrate a biblical, Christian worldview into every applicable segment of teaching to include character and its applications to instruction.
Jeynes, W. H. (2009). The relationship between biblical literacy, academic achievement, and school behavior among Christian and public-schoolstudents. Journal of Research on Christian Education 18(1), 36-55.
Rizzo, K., & Bajovic, M. (2016). Moral literacy through two lenses: Pre-service teachers' preparation for character education. InternationalJournalof Teaching & Learning In Higher Education, 28(1), 131-138.
Rhea, R. (2011). Exploring spiritual formation in the Christian academy: The dialects of church, culture, and the larger integrative task. Journal ofPsychology and Theology, 39(1), 3-15. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.liberty.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/867846676?accountid=12085
Mueller, W. (2006). Engaging the soul of youth culture: Bridging teen worldviews and Christian truth. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press.
Frost, G. (2007). Learning from the best: Growing greatness in the Christian school. Colorado Springs, CO: ACSI.
Barrows, D. (2014)Understanding the times: A causal/comparative study of the effectiveness of a Christian worldview curriculum in helping studentsdevelop a Christian worldview (Doctoral dissertation, Liberty University). Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/doctoral/971/
Explain how research in educational psychology is applied to teaching and give
examples of research findings that contribute to effective teaching
with an application of a biblical worldview.
Krull, E., Koni, I., & Oras, K. (2013). Impact on student teachers' conception of learning and teaching from studying a course in educational psychology. Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 41(2), 218-231. doi:10.1080/1359866X.2013.777026
Fendler, L. (2012). The Magic of psychology in teacher education. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 46(3), 332-351. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9752.2012.00865.x
Hardiman, M. (2003) Connecting brain research with effective teaching: the brain-targeted teaching model. Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press.
Dallalfar, A., Kingston-Mann, E., & Sieber, T. (Eds.). (2011). Transforming Classroom Culture. New York, US: Palgrave Macmillan. Retrieved from http://www.ebrary.comD.
Describe some key characteristics of socio-emotional development during middle
childhood and relate this information to theories of development.
Guhn, M, Gadermann, A.M., Almas, A., Schonert-Reichel, K.A., Hertzman, C. (2016). Associations of teacher-rated social, emotional, and cognitive development in kindergarten to self-reported wellbeing, peer relations and academic test scores in middle childhood. Early ChildhoodResearch Quarterly 35(2) 76-84.
Huston, A. C., & Ripke, M. N. (2006). Developmental contexts in middle childhood: Bridges to adolescence and adulthood. Cambridge, UK:Cambridge University Press. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.liberty.edu:2048/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=149843&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Blume, L.B. (2007) Middle childhood to middle adolescence: Development from ages 8 to 18. Upper Saddle River, N.J. Pearson Merrill/Prentice Hall. Bosacki, S. L. (2008). Learning the emotions: Developing emotional lives. In Children's emotional lives: Sensitive shadows in the classroom(pp. 35-66). Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
Trace the development of physical and meta-cognitive abilities of adolescents.
van der Stel, M., & Veenman, M. J. (2014). Metacognitive skills and intellectual ability of young adolescents: A longitudinal study from adevelopmental perspective. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 29(1), 117-137.
Joseph, N. (2006). Strategies for success: Teaching metacognitive skills to adolescent learners. New England Reading Association Journal,2(1), 33-39.
Dacey, J.S. (1997)Adolescent development. Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmnark.
Kloep, M., Hendry, L., & Taylor, R. (2015). Explorations in developmental psychology : Development from adolescence to early adulthood : Adynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations. London, GB: Psychology Press. Retrieved from http://www.ebrary.com
Killen, M. and Coplan, R.J. (Ed.). (2011). Social development in childhood & adolescence. Chichester, West Sussex, UK; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
Discuss several impacts of culture on student learning.
Lai, C., Wang, Q., Li, X., and Hu, X. (2016). The influence of inpidual espoused cultural values on self-directed use of technology for languagelearning beyond the classroom. Computers in Human Behavior, 62(9), 676-688.
Ruff, N. S., & Fritz, R. L. (1994). Teaching culturally perse students. Vocational Education Journal, 69(1), 34.
Cousik, R. (2015). Cultural and functional persity in the elementary classroom: Strategies for teachers. Journal for Multicultural Education, 9(2), 54-67. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.liberty.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/1683037042?accountid=12085
Meyers, M. (1993). Teaching to persity: Teaching and learning in the multi-ethnic classroom. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com.ezproxy.liberty.edu:2048/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=27580&site=ehost-live&scope=site
Evaluate the significance and limitations of behavioral learning theories in education.
Fortner, V. (1989). How theory works out in behavior: Changes by ages. Church Teachers Sep 1989,
Gonzalez-DeHass, A. R., & Willems, P. P. (2012). Theories in educational psychology: Concise guide to meaning and practice. Retrieved from http://site.ebrary.com/lib/liberty/detail.action?docID=10659244&p00=theories+educational+psychology%3A+concise+guide+meaning+practice