This unit covers the knowledge, skills, and attitude required to utilize software methodologies.

Research 1 (Methods of Research) focuses on the research competencies needed by pre-service teachers through awareness of the constraints that operate in conducting applied research and the application of a sound research practices.

This course focuses on child and adolescent development with an emphasis on current research and theories on biological, Linguistic, cognitive, social, and emotional dimensions of development. Further,  this includes factors that affect the progress of the development of the learners and appropriate pedagogical principles applicable to each development level of the learners. The course also addresses laws policies, guidelines, and procedures that provide a safe and secure learning environment, and the use of positive and non-violent discipline in the management of learner behavior.