EDU 564 MULTIMEDIA - SUMMER 2012JUNE 18-21 AND JUNE 25-28 Peterson Home Page

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As COGNITIVE MEDIATOR, the educator helps students to become independent learners who construct meaning by combining new information with their own background knowledge. As MANAGER, the educator plans and organizes the learning environment, establishes and maintains a positive learning climate and implements effective intervention strategies. As RESEARCHER, the educator seeks to improve educational practices within the school setting, using an inquiry approach to serve students more effectively. As COMMUNICATOR, the educator is skilled in modes of communication that will enable effective communication and collaboration with other educators, parents, and families. As EVALUATOR, the educator maximizes students’ learning by using a full range of formal and informal information-gathering processes in order to respond appropriately to student individual differences. As SERVANT-LEADER, the educator is able to integrate research on the development of moral reasoning, values and ethical sensitivity into the classroom while following the model of empathetic personalinteraction provided by Jesus Christ.