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Aug
21
Fri
PEDU 521 Human Growth & Development @ Online Class
Aug 21 – Oct 17 all-day
PEDU 521 Human Growth & Development @ Online Class

PEDU 521: Human Growth and Development The principles and processes of human development covering the entire lifespan. Major aspects of development (social, physical, mental, emotional, etc.) are traced through the various stages of development and their interaction in organized behavior is examined.  3 credits.

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PEDU 530 Teaching Reading in the Content Area @ Online Class
Aug 21 – Oct 17 all-day
PEDU 530 Teaching Reading in the Content Area @ Online Class

PEDU 530: Teaching Reading in the Content Area  This course provides the graduate student with an analysis of skills and strategies for facilitating content area reading and writing in intermediate grades, middle school, high school and with developmental college students.  3 credits.

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PEDU 595 Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom @ Online Class
Aug 21 – Oct 17 all-day
PEDU 595 Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom @ Online Class

PEDU 595: Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom  Examination and exploration of pedagogically sound online and/or hybrid teaching practices. Includes a review of technology tools to support online and hybrid teaching, Web-conferencing, learning management systems, video development, and online content creation. Learn to manage your online and/or hybrid classes through content creation and management. 3 credits.

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Aug
31
Mon
Blending & Flipping Your Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Aug 31 – Sep 28 all-day
Blending & Flipping Your Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

Are you blending or flipping your classroom? Are your students blending and flipping? In this interactive workshop, you will learn about different models of blended and flipped teaching and how to lead meaningful discussions within the online world. After this course you will be ready to use the online activities that you create to complement your face-to-face learning.

Instructor: Dr. Julie Mersiowsky
Format: 4 week class, 100% online
Cost: $99.00

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Sep
14
Mon
Teaching Math with Children’s Literature: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Sep 14 – Oct 12 all-day
Teaching Math with Children's Literature: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

This class focuses on children’s literature as a vehicle for teaching mathematics concepts, increasing mathematical language and writing, and enjoying real world math situations.

Instructor: Dr. Jeannine Perry
Format: 4 week class, 100% online class, K-8.

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Sep
28
Mon
Teaching with Google Apps Part 2: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Sep 28 – Oct 26 all-day
Teaching with Google Apps Part 2: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

Learners in this class will enhance their understanding of and develop an implementation of creative uses of additional Google Apps in the classroom. Part 2 will go deeper into the use of Google apps learned in Part 1 as well as introduce the additional apps of Google Slides, Hangouts, Sites. Learners will develop products to be integrated in their classroom immediately as well as learn ways to keep or become more organized.

Prerequisite: Teaching with Google Apps Part 1

Instructor: Dr. Julie Mersiowsky
Format: 4 week class, 100% online

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Your State Parks in the Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Sep 28 – Oct 26 all-day
Your State Parks in the Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

Learners will visit a state park of their choice and explore the significance and history of the area. The learner will research when and why the park was added into the State Park System. The learner will also learn about the wildlife and plant life, through their exploration, and why the state park they selected is important to the conservation of natural resources and integrate this newfound knowledge into their classroom through the development of a unit plan.

Instructor: Dr. Julie Mersiowsky
Format: 4 week class, 100% online
Cost: $99.00

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Oct
3
Sat
Best New Books for Elementary Students: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Oct 3 – Oct 31 all-day
Best New Books for Elementary Students: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

Participants will learn about the best picture books (and even some chapter books) published in the past year.  Keep your classroom library current and your students engaged in reading and listening through this refresher class in children’s literature.

Instructor: Carl Harvey
Format: 4 week class, 100% online

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Creative Problem Solving for a Better Culture: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Oct 3 – Oct 31 all-day
Creative Problem Solving for a Better Culture: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

In this class, the teacher will learn how to adapt the 5 C’s–Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, and Citizenship–into his/her professional teaching scenarios that can build a positive learning culture in the classroom environment. We will develop classroom lesson plans for cultivating students’ skills applying the 5 C’s while exploring projects to improve effectiveness in team and individual problem solving that requires creativity for optimal solutions. Additional topics which will be studied include: growth and fixed mindsets, creative thinking techniques, and creative problem solving models.

Instructor: Shelly Madden, Ed.S.
Format: 4 week class, 100% online
Target Audience: All K-12 teachers

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Oct
7
Wed
Classroom Management for the 21st Century: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Oct 7 – Nov 4 all-day
Classroom Management for the 21st Century: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

Using actual  classroom scenarios, collaboration between Instructional Coaches, Teachers, Counselors and Administration to problem solve the growing task of managing a classroom.  Learning from each other, we can address common and unique classroom scenarios to problem solve situations.

Instructor: Cindy Odum Harris, M.S., Instructional Coach
Format: 4 week class, 100% online, helpful to all K-12 educators.

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Performance Based Assessment: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Oct 7 – Nov 4 all-day
Performance Based Assessment: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

To truly understand what students have learned on any given topic, Performance Based Assessment will demonstrate such. Include the 5 “C’s” in 21st century learning in your classroom through Performance Based Assessment: Communication, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Community and Creativity!

Instructor: Cindy Odum Harris, M.S., Instructional Coach
Format: 4 week class, 100% online, helpful to all K-12 educators.

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Oct
17
Sat
Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Oct 17 – Dec 12 all-day
Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

This class provides an examination and exploration of pedagogically sound online and/or hybrid teaching practices. It includes a review of technology tools to support online and hybrid teaching, Web-conferencing, learning management systems, video development, and online content creation. You will learn to manage your online and/or hybrid classes through content creation and organization.

This non-credit option provides the same content and experiences as our for-credit course for a lower cost. While you do not earn university credit with this option, it could still qualify for up to 90 recertification points (please check with your school system prior to enrolling).

Instructor: Dr. Julie Mersiowsky
Format: 8 week class, 100% online
Suggested recertification points: 90

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PEDU 595 Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom @ Online Class
Oct 17 – Dec 12 all-day
PEDU 595 Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom @ Online Class

PEDU 595: Online and/or Hybrid Teaching for the K-12 Classroom  Examination and exploration of pedagogically sound online and/or hybrid teaching practices. Includes a review of technology tools to support online and hybrid teaching, Web-conferencing, learning management systems, video development, and online content creation. Learn to manage your online and/or hybrid classes through content creation and management. 3 credits.

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Oct
29
Thu
LCSW Clinical Supervision Training Workshop (Virtual) @ Online workshop
Oct 29 – Oct 30 all-day
Nov
2
Mon
A Quick Constitutional Review of: Discrimination: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Nov 2 – Nov 30 all-day
A Quick Constitutional Review of: Discrimination:  Non-Credit Class @ Online Class | Los Angeles | California | United States

Discrimination has long been an issue in American politics and society.  While America has come a long way in its views of those that are different, movements such as Black Lives Matter and #MeToo show that we still have a long way to go.  Participants in this course will use case law to explore the Constitutional history of the 14th Amendment as it applies to various groups of American citizens.  This course will focus on cases focusing on African-Americans, Women, Ethnic and Religious Minorities (Hispanic, Asian and American Indian; as well as Mormons, Santerias, Jews and American Indians), and Sexual Minorities (gays, lesbians, and transgendered).

Instructor: Dr. Mary Carver, Associate Professor, American Government and Law
Format: 4 week class, 100% online
Cost: $99.00

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Blending & Flipping Your Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Nov 2 – Nov 30 all-day
Blending & Flipping Your Classroom: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

Are you blending or flipping your classroom? Are your students blending and flipping? In this interactive workshop, you will learn about different models of blended and flipped teaching and how to lead meaningful discussions within the online world. After this course you will be ready to use the online activities that you create to complement your face-to-face learning.

Instructor: Dr. Julie Mersiowsky
Format: 4 week class, 100% online
Cost: $99.00

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Teaching Reading Comprehension: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class
Nov 2 – Nov 30 all-day
Teaching Reading Comprehension: Non-Credit Class @ Online Class

Have you ever said, or heard a colleague say, “My students can ‘read the words’ but they just don’t understand what they are reading”? This class offers an overview of the reading comprehension process, outlines primary comprehension strategies, and explores instructional techniques that can help students become proficient in using those strategies to understand and appreciate both narrative and expository texts.

Instructor: Dr. Jeannine Perry
Format: 4 week class, 100% online

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Jan
8
Fri
PEDU 506: Contemporary Social Issues in American Education @ Online Course
Jan 8 – Mar 5 all-day
PEDU 506: Contemporary Social Issues in American Education @ Online Course

PEDU 506: Contemporary Social Issues in American Education This course provides foundation to the scope and nature of education in American society as reflected in the historical, philosophical, and sociological forces affecting the development and organization of schooling. Emphasis is given to contemporary cultural issues impacting teaching and learning in a diverse society. 3 credits.

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PSPE 515: Survey of Exceptional Students @ Online Course
Jan 8 – Mar 5 all-day
PSPE 515: Survey of Exceptional Students @ Online Course

PSPE 515: Survey of Exceptional Students  An introduction to all disabilities in special education.  Characteristics and needs of students with disabilities, legislation, litigation, inclusion, and the role of the classroom teacher as a member of the IEP team. 3 credits.

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Jan
18
Mon
ELL Bootcamp: Culture, Assessment, and Professionalism @ Online Course
Jan 18 – Jan 31 all-day
ELL Bootcamp: Culture, Assessment, and Professionalism @ Online Course

PREA 595-P01: Culture, Assessment, and Professionalism  1 credit.
Topics include:

  • Understanding Culture
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Roles of the ESL Teacher
  • Professional Development
  • Knowledge of ESL Assessment Tools
  • ESL Standards
  • Use of ESL Assessments
  • Interpretation and Application of Assessment Data

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Feb
15
Mon
ELL Bootcamp: Development and Delivery of Instruction @ Online Course
Feb 15 – Feb 28 all-day
ELL Bootcamp:  Development and Delivery of Instruction @ Online Course

PREA 595-P02: Development and Delivery of Instruction  1 credit.
Topics include:

  • Instructional Theory
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Selection of Appropriate Instructional Materials
  • Managing the ESL Classroom

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Mar
5
Fri
PEDU 543 Curriculum Development in the Middle & Secondary School @ Online Course
Mar 5 – May 1 all-day
PEDU 543 Curriculum Development in the Middle & Secondary School @ Online Course

PEDU 543: Curriculum Development in the Middle & Secondary School A study of principles and current patterns of curriculum development at the middle and secondary levels.  3 credits.

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PEDU 550: Classroom and Behavior Management @ Online Course
Mar 5 – May 1 all-day
PEDU 550: Classroom and Behavior Management @ Online Course

Examination of classroom and behavior management techniques and the development of skills necessary to foster a supportive classroom learning environment congruent with norms and rules. Includes an examination of system problems and solutions within traditional and alternative education settings. Includes a variety of behavioral, cognitive and theoretical approaches that are developmentally appropriate. Designed for practicing regular education teachers or for licensure in PreK-12 classrooms.  3 credits.

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Mar
18
Thu
LCSW Clinical Supervision Training Workshop
Mar 18 – Mar 19 all-day
Mar
22
Mon
ELL Bootcamp: Linguistics @ Online Course
Mar 22 – Apr 4 all-day
ELL Bootcamp:  Linguistics @ Online Course

PREA 595-P03: Linguistics  1 credit.
Topics include:

  • Linguistic Theory
  • Language and Culture
  • Second Language Learning
  • Literacy and Language Development

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Jul
16
Fri
LCSW Clinical Supervision Training Workshop
Jul 16 – Jul 17 all-day