Students will utilize recent research on effective instruction and explore advanced classroom strategies and techniques designed to enhance their effectiveness in meeting the needs of diverse populations of learners. Students develop expert instructional skills and learn to diagnose and deliver the most appropriate instructional strategies for a variety of learning environments.  Through a focus on the concepts of rigor and relevance, students will develop the ability to significantly enhance instructional opportunities for their learners.  The students will design/enhance an instructional plan for implementation in her or his classroom, environment or program, environment or program.  (3 credit hours)