Collaboration in Schools

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3 sem. hrs.

This course stresses the importance and benefits of positive interactions with students, parents, school, and community. Methods of encouraging and assisting families to be active participants in the educational team will be addressed. Emphasis is placed on integrating students into various learning environments by using collaborative strategies such as team teaching and peer tutoring. Special attention will also be given to how the paraprofessional collaborates with the teacher and with other school personnel. This course is open ONLY to students seeking the Paraprofessional Licensure through Tiffin University (or by department chair approval). It will not count as a substitute for EIS 468 for any Heidelberg University licensure candidates. Offered as needed. Prerequisites: GPA 3.0, C- or better in PSY 101, EDU 220, EIS 265.