Teaching and Learning

In order to achieve the best possible result on the classroom there should be a intrinsic dialogue and dynamic between teaching and learning. In its broadest terms, the purpose is to promote excellence in teaching at all ranks and excellence in student learning inside and outside the classroom. The goal is to see modern teaching equally valued with research as a professional commitment of faculty and teaching assistants and to provide the training and resources to make breakthrough teaching possible. Effective teaching techniques encompasses more than just the transmission of subject matter, however. Excellent teaching skills, first of all, gains the students' attention and convinces them of the importance of what is being taught and learned. It goes on to communicate not only information and concepts but to develop powers of analysis, synthesis, judgment, and evaluation, all in a context of considered values. When teaching has truly succeeded, students leave with an ability to learn, question, and commit on their own, as a result to innovative education.

Goals for student learning are complementary—that students not settle for just learning the subject or enough subject for a decent grade. They should be training their minds and sensibilities for a lifetime responsibility of critical, independent thought and commitment to personal and community goals. They should have high expectations of their own efforts and of their teachers' efforts. They should see learning as extending far beyond the classroom to most of what they experience. For this Classroom aids and education technology can be applied as exceptional teaching and learning tools.

While pursuing a career in education one must realize that this is, in fact, a never ending journey. Instructional theory and learning theory, point out that students all throughout elementary and even on to their higher education, and greatly in special education, rely on modern teaching approaches and innovative education to reach their academic achievements. Teaching and learning provide great deal of personal growth on both end of the spectrum.

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