Teaching Methods in the Content Area

Either 2 or 3 Credit Hours. Offered in each middle and high school certification area, these courses consider methods, materials, and evaluation techniques based on current educational research and recommendations from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. These courses may not be offered annually. Students should confer with their advisors to determine when these courses are offered and develop their degree or certification plans accordingly. This course includes 15 hours of clinical experience. Offered as the following sections:

  • ED370BU Teaching Methods in Business. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching business in the secondary schools.
  • ED370EN Teaching Methods in English. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching English in the secondary schools. Spring.
  • ED370MA Teaching Methods of Mathematics. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching mathematics in the secondary schools. Spring.
  • ED370MU Teaching Methods of Music. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching music in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: ED369. Fall.
  • ED370MV Teaching Methods of Vocal Music. 2 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching music in the secondary schools. Prerequisite: ED369. Fall.
  • ED370HE Teaching Methods in Health and Care of Injuries in K-12 Programs. 2 hours. This course is the study of materials and methods used to provide an innovative approach for effective health instruction as well as instruction in the care and prevention of athletic injury for students in grades K-12.
  • ED370SC Teaching Methods of Science. 3 hours. Discussion, reading and practical examination of objectives, methods and equipment used in teaching fields of science in secondary and middle schools. Fall.
  • ED370SS Teaching Methods of Social Science. 3 hours. Techniques in the teaching of social studies in the secondary schools. Spring.
  • ED370ST Teaching Methods of Speech and Theatre. 3 hours. The problems, methods and materials of teaching speech and theatre in the secondary schools. Fall.


Credit hours: 2.0

Additional Prerequisites / Conditions: ED350 or permission of instructor

Course Rotation:

Last updated: 08/29/2019