MAY 12

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Education graduate courses are offered in all six terms (fall, spring, and summer) throughout the academic year. Many courses are offered on a rotational basis.

2021 Summer 1 Schedule (May 24-July 11)

EDU 841.91 Delivering Effective Online Instruction ( 3 credits)

Online     May 24 - July 11     Elective Course

This course will examine methods for delivering online instruction in various environments with a focus on synchronous learning. Participants will review the Teacher Effectiveness Model of Supervision and evaluate the model with regard to aspects of online delivery. The course will focus on planning live instruction that encourages learners' active participation, application, interaction, and collaboration. Participants will explore setting clear expectations, professionally delivering instruction, and providing meaningful feedback. The course will include components on how to differentiate synchronous instruction to meet all learners' needs. Participants will be able to articulate when and why synchronous learning is the most effective delivery of the content.

MSE 820.91 STEAM for Inclusive Learners (3 credits)

Online     May 24 July 11     Elective Course

STEAM learning is a powerful way to build problem solving and communication among students. This course will explore ways that STEAM can become an all-inclusive platform that will inspire your students to think beyond their academic barriers. You will develop ways to make your lessons, hands-on, even through a virtual setting. Throughout the course, you will engage in project-based and problem-based learning, as well as ways you can assess this process to ensure your learners are reaching your goals. You will explore classroom design and its impact on collaboration. This course is virtual with both asynchronous and synchronous activities.

MSE 882.91 STEM Integrative Curriculum Design (3 credits)

Online     May 24 - July 11     Core Course

This is the third course of the three-course STEM concentration. This course will explore integrative curriculum design and assessment. Topics will include state and national standards and analysis of existing STEM curricula and pedagogies.

Prerequisite: MSE 880

2021 Summer II Schedule (July 12-August 29)

EDU 840.91 Introduction to Designing an Online Environment ( 3 credits)

Online     July 12 - August 29     Principle Course

This project-based course will introduce participants to various aspects of online learning environments with a focus on asynchronous learning. Learners will investigate standards, instructional best practices, and online design techniques to build an environment that creates a sense of community and encourages collaboration and engagement. The course will include a focus on how to differentiate instruction to meet all learners' needs in an asynchronous manner of delivery. Participants will clearly convey how instructional practices, relevant skills, and competencies inform their online program design and be able to communicate where and when online learning techniques can enhance traditional instructional models. 

MSE 880.91 Introduction to STEM Education (3 credits)

Online     July 12 -August 29     Core Course

This course serves as a general exploration of the disciplines and approaches to STEM education. Pedagogy, assessment, standards alignment, and trends and issues will be covered in this course.

MSE 883.91 Integrative STEM Practicum (3 credits)

Online     July 12  - August 29     Core Course

n this course, students will apply and extend integrative STEM knowledge, understanding, and skills acquired through coursework to meaningful field experiences. During the Integrative STEM Education Practicum, students will develop a digital portfolio of artifacts as evidence in meeting the program competencies and as demonstration of reflective practice. This course may be repeated for credit as topic changes.

Prerequisites: MSE 880, 881, and 882

MSE 822.01 Forensic Science in the Classroom (3 credits)

TBD     August 2 - August 13     Elective Course

n this course, students will read, research, hypothesize, interview, compute, and use deductive reasoning to propose solutions to crimes in an effort to develop hands-on, inquiry-based lessons for their K-12 students. Students will use forensic techniques such as lifting and inking fingerprints, shoe casting, and bite identification. Science, English, and Math Standards will be incorporated into this project-based course.

Professional Development and Visiting Students

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*Please allow 1–2 business days for processing registration requests. Registrations submitted through the web form will be processed in the order they are received. You will receive an email confirmation once your registration request has been processed.

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