COE Conceptual Frameworks
The Conceptual Framework for programs in the College of Education is Leadership in Learning through Specialized Expertise (SE), Communication (C) and Professional Development (PD).
When appropriate, Courses are designed to preprare teachers to meet the Principles of Licensure adopted by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Principle #1: The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines(s) he or she teaches, can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for students and can link the disciplines(s) to other subjects.
Principel #2: The teacher plans curriculum appropriate to the students, to the content, and to the course objectives.
Principle #3: The teacher plans instruction based upoon human growth and development, learning theory, and the needs of students.
Principle #4: The teacher exhibits human relations skills which support the developemnt of human potential.
Principle #5: The teacher works collaboratively with school colleagues, parents/guardians, and the community to support students’ learning and well being.