Jun 05, 2023  
ACE Catalog - Volume 25 
ACE Catalog - Volume 25 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EL5653 - Professional Communities of Practice

Credits: 3
This course focuses on the identification and implementation of research-based strategies to develop vibrant and meaningful professional learning communities (PLCs) with the primary goal of increasing student achievement. Students will learn about the importance of developing a common professional language that can be used to identify and solve both school management and instructional challenges. In addition, students will use converging research evidence in identifying the characteristics of effective PLCs and common obstacles to establishing them. This course also provides a solid foundation for establishing structures and routines that make a thriving professional learning community possible.