INDIVSTU 4159/5159 Methods for Career and Technical Education

This online course is designed for those wanting to learn more about teaching a Career and Technical Education in a K-12 setting. The course will include innovative teaching strategies and novel ways to keep students engaged in the classroom. You will become familiar with planning and assessing CTE programs as well as promoting your program within your school.

Course details

Course syllabus: 
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Bachelor of Liberal Studies (BLS) distribution area: 

Students working toward their Bachelor of Liberal Studies may apply credit earned in this course to their degree. This Guided Independent Study course is applicable to the Professional Fields distribution area. Learn more about the BLS degree program.


Books may be purchased from the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) online bookstore. Please use the product code “B10BUNDLE” to receive all three books at the best price - $47.88. 

Cole, Foster, Foster, and McNally, Your First Year in CTE: 10 Things to Know. Cole, Foster, Foster, and McNally, Association for Career and Technical Education. (2nd edition) 
Foster, Foster, Hornberger, and McNally, Your First Year in CTE: 10 More Things to Know. Association for Career and Technical Education. 
Belcher, Foster, Foster, and Hornberger, Beyond Your First Year in CTE: 10 Additional Things to Know,” Association for Career and Technical Education. 

UNI Bookstore carries most books used in GIS courses. Search for textbooks by course choosing “UNIV.NORTHERNIOWA” and the term you are enrolled in and GSW (web) or GSP (print) for the section.

Visit UBS at 1009 West 23rd Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Phone: 319-273-2665

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Course delivery

This course is available in an online format, utilizing web pages and eLearning, a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser. Students may need access to someone who can assist with computer set-up.


Jennifer Anderson

Enrollment information

Tuition: $257/unit, plus non-refundable enrollment fee of $10 and technology fee of $38 for online courses

To enroll: Visit the GIS Enrollment page for forms and information. Or visit us at CEEE 010 on the UNI campus. Campus map

Guided Independent Study
UNI Continuing and Distance Education
319-273-2123 or 800-772-1746

For a complete GIS overview, visit our GIS Orientation Guide to learn how you can be a successful GIS student.