News & Events
February 10, 2010
UNC Asheville is taking advantage of the growing trend in online and teleconference education to improve access to classes for across the state. This spring the university will offer a 300-level education course for lateral entry teachers worth three credit hours.
"Methods and Materials of Teaching in the 6-12 Classroom"(EDUC 373) is for teachers who have their own classrooms and are seeking alternative licensing through the Regional Alternative Licensing Center. Students will be required to created lessons plans as well as a unit that encompasses techniques for teaching and assessment, research national standards and best practices, and develop and analyze classroom practices related to classroom management by conducting a case study.
The course will be offered in part online and in part via teleconference on the campuses of UNC Asheville, Blue Ridge Community College in Hendersonville and Sandhills Community College in Southern Pines. Classes will be held from 5:30-9 p.m. on Tuesdays March 16-May 4.
UNC Asheville, one of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation, makes every effort to ensure that online courses provide an outstanding learning experience. All UNC campuses are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which requires that online offerings be similar in quality to residential courses.
In-state tuition for these courses is $267.30 and out-of-state tuition is $1,454.82, plus a one-time non-refundable $20 application fee.
An application is available online at www.unca.edu/distedu/ce/lateral.html.
For more information, contact UNC Asheville's Office of Extension and Distance Education at 828/232-5122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.