Course Description

This course will evaluate the effectiveness of lecture for meaningful learning. Through the course text, No More Telling as Teaching: Less Lecture, More Engaged Learning by Tovani and Moje, additional readings, and assignments teachers will develop an understanding of the importance of engaging students in their learning and the strategies to do so effectively. The practical and high-impact strategies and concepts introduced in this course will bring excitement and joy back into the classroom for both teachers and students. Grades 6-12.

Learner Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand that a lecture-only approach doesn’t ensure learning
  • Understand that people learn best through multiple modes
  • Evaluate methods for student engagement: behavioral, emotional,and cognitive engagement
  • Create an action plan for student engagement
  • Analyze a model for student engagement

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Section Title
Lecture Less, Engage More
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Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $660.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

Section Materials
  • Textbook (Mandatory) No More Telling as Teaching: Less Lecture, More Engaged Learning by Chris Tovani and Elizabeth Birr Moje
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