Course Descriptions

EDU 150 - Performance and Presentation Skills for Educators

3 Credits

Teachers must communicate effectively in order to achieve their goal of student learning and success. This course uses the performing arts as a point of reference and enables participants to develop materials and present them effectively in a variety of teaching situations. Learning styles, oral presentation, body language, the use of props, proxemics and room arrangement, and audio visuals will be the skills developed through this course. These skills will be compared to those used in a variety of performing arts venues so that appropriate stage techniques can be integrated into student teaching/presentations assignments.

SUNY General Education: SUNY-A - The Arts (SART)

MCC General Education: MCC-AH - Arts and Humanities (MAH)

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Create a lesson that accommodates a variety of learning styles.
2.Develop a variety of arts-based tools to further student learning as part of the lesson creation process, which may include creation of illuminated poems, acrostic poems, props, etc.
3.Demonstrate artistic literacy using authentic arts performance techniques, which may include dance, music, theater or other methods.
4.Encourage student engagement in learning using impromptu, improvisational, or theatrical techniques.
5.Apply effective presentation techniques in the successful delivery of an original lesson.
6.Apply principles of medium and form in the development of effective teaching techniques.
7.Demonstrate techniques promoting positive classroom environments.
8.Analyze presentations using critical feedback techniques.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

Use links below to see if this course is offered:
Intersession 2020
Spring Semester 2020