Deals with the concepts of linguistic patterns and structures, and methods of developing them; fundamentals of Arabic grammar such as parts of speech, nominal and verbal sentences; differences between the methods of teaching linguistic structures and methods of teaching syntax and lexis; a general idea about punctuation and methods of teaching it.
This course in concerned with the elements at classroom teaching; teaching skills and competencies necessitous for the lower basic stage classes: lesson planning; questioning techniques; communication in the iterative approach in the learning and teaching process; critical thinking; problem-solving; cooperative learning; role-playing… .
This course discusses current trends of teaching elementary mathematics with the concentrating on constructivism. Also, this course focuses in different strategies of teaching mathematical concepts, generalization, skills and problem solving. Finally, this course focuses on teaching of some geometrical concepts such as points, lines, and congruence and similarity.
A comprehensive analytic view of school curricula and methods of instruction!, with reference to basic school curricula in Jordan; concepts of the curriculum and its relationship to learning and teaching; aspects of the curriculum (cognitive, philosophical, social and psychological); curriculum components (goals, content, learning activities, teaching methods and evaluation).
This course is designed to teach the students how to use the individual and group assessment tools to arrive to information about the child's developmental skills. it is concerned with information collecting procedures both traditional and authentic procedures. Observation, case study, interview, rating scales, portfolios and other methods will be covered. Interpretation of information to formulate a treatment or a developmental plan based on the assessment process results .
Deals with the concept of writing and writing skills; the importance of writing; modes of writing and methods of teaching them; writing assessment; the concept of dictation; purposes, types and problems of dictation; spelling errors and ways of handling such errors; the concept of handwriting; the importance, purposes and methods of teaching the handwriting skill; and how to relate writing skills to the other language skills.