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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(3), 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.
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.
Wilson, D. and Conyers, M. (2020). Five big ideas for effective teaching: Connecting mind, brain, and education research to classroom
practice (Second ed.). Teachers College Press.
Vargas, J. S. (2020). Behavior analysis for effective teaching (Third ed.). Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
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-school students. 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. International Journal of 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 of Psychology and Theology, 39(1), 3-15.
Mueller, W. (2006). Engaging the soul of youth culture: Bridging teen worldviews and Christian truth. IVP Books.
Frost, G. (2007). Learning from the best: growing greatness in the Christian school. Christian Schools International: ACSI.
Barrows, D. (2014) Understanding the times: A causal/comparative study of the effectiveness of a Christian worldview curriculum in helping students develop a Christian worldview [Doctoral dissertation, Liberty University]. 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., & Sieber, R. T. (Eds.). (2011). Transforming classroom culture: Inclusive pedagogical practices. Palgrave Macmillan.
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-Reichl, 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 Childhood Research Quarterly, 35(2), 76-84.
Huston, A. C., & Ripke, M. N. (2006). Developmental contexts in middle childhood: Bridges to adolescence and adulthood. Cambridge University Press.
Blume, L. B., & Zembar, M. J. (2007). Middle childhood to middle adolescence: Development from ages 8 to 18. Pearson Merrill/Prentice Hall.
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., & Stuart-Hamilton, I. (2015). Development from adolescence to early adulthood : A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations. Taylor & Francis Group.
Killen, M., & Coplan, R. J. (2011). Social development in childhood and adolescence: A contemporary reader. 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 diversity in the elementary classroom: Strategies for teachers. Journal for Multicultural Education, 9(2), 54-67. https://doi.org/10.1108/JME-03-2015-0010
Meyers, M. (1993). Teaching to diversity: Teaching and learning in the multi-ethnic classroom. Irwin Publishing.
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,
Vargas, J. S. (2013). Behavior analysis for effective teaching (2nd ed.). Taylor and
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