In Person Courses

The classes listed below are offered entirely in-person on the University of Richmond campus. Confirm classroom locations in BannerWeb.

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  • ARTS 127U Watercolors
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Saturday 9:00 am - 11:40 am

    Kelley Lane

    CRN: 29115 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person

    Description

    Exploration of the use of traditional and experimental watercolor painting techniques. Landscape, still life, and architecture will serve as the subjects of the students' paintings. Students will also work on abstract and non-objective projects. Previous painting and drawing experience is not required. Effort and attendance are essential to the student¿s success.

  • EDUC 307U Instruction and Assessment in Elementary Science
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 27420 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person. Departmental approval required.

    Description

    In-depth examination of fundamental science concepts and subject-specific pedagogy, focusing on Earth, life, and physical sciences, the nature of science and scientific inquiry, the social and cultural significance of science, the relationship of science to technology, and the historical development of scientific concepts and scientific reasoning. Course content emphasizes and integrates state and national standards, problem-solving approaches, curriculum integration strategies, content area literacy, and current research.

  • EDUC 308U Instruction and Assessment in Elementary Social Studies
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 27421 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person. Departmental approval required.

    Description

    In-depth examination of fundamental social studies concepts and subject-specific pedagogy, focusing on history, geography, economics, and civics. Course content emphasizes instructional design and integrates state and national standards, project-based learning approaches, curriculum integration strategies, content area literacy, and current research.

  • EDUC 311U Assessment and Differentiation in Elementary Math
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Allison Brenning

    CRN: 28559 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person. Departmental approval required.

    Description

    In-depth examination of fundamental mathematical concepts and subject-specific pedagogy, focusing on rational numbers, algebraic thinking, geometry, probability, and statistics. Content emphasizes meeting the needs of struggling students and integrates state and national standards, problem-solving approaches, use of manipulatives and technology, current research, and learning theory. A supervised practical experience using a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach will be incorporated into the course. Emphasis will be placed on using data to make decisions based upon students' needs, monitor progress, and develop individualized mathematical interventions.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 310U

  • EDUC 318U Diverse Learners and Human Growth and Development
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Thursday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Laura Kuti

    CRN: 26891 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person. Departmental approval required.

    Description

    Introduces students to the wide range of diversity that exists in schools today. Explores diverse learning styles and students' needs, and connections to cultures, communities, and family values as well as student support through trauma informed care. Provides theoretical underpinnings and contemporary perspective on critical issues, professional practices, and state and federal laws influencing the teaching of students with diverse learning needs, including specific learning disabilities (SLD) such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and auditory processing disorders.

  • EDUC 326U Assessment, Intervention and Literacy Strategies for Elementary Readers
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 23936 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person. Departmental approval required.

    Description

    In-depth examination of reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical thinking, word study, and writing instruction within elementary classrooms. Exploration across the components of reading of the methods, materials, and assessment tools associated with elementary literacy instruction. Examines assessment tools and learn techniques for meeting the needs of struggling readers. A supervised practical experience will be incorporated into the course. Emphasis is placed on making decisions based upon students' individual needs and critical reflection to improve instructional effectiveness. Analysis of assessment data and use of this information to inform instructional practices including developing reading and writing interventions. Studies effective literacy techniques designed to support diverse learners.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 324U

  • EDUC 342U Teaching and Learning in Secondary Classrooms
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 29070 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person

    Description

    Comprehensive introduction to pedagogy to include principles of learning; application of skills in discipline and grade-specific methodology; selection and use of materials; state and national curriculum standards; and evaluation of student performance.

  • EDUC 507U Instruction and Assessment in Elementary Science
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 27427 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person. TLP and MT students only.

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 27427 (section: PDE)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In person. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    In-depth examination of fundamental science concepts and subject-specific pedagogy, focusing on Earth, life, and physical sciences, the nature of science and scientific inquiry, the social and cultural significance of science, the relationship of science to technology, and the historical development of scientific concepts and scientific reasoning. Course content emphasizes and integrates state and national standards, problem-solving approaches, curriculum integration strategies, content area literacy, and current research.

  • EDUC 508U Instruction and Assessment in Elementary Social Studies
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 27428 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person. TLP and MT students only.

    Description

    In-depth examination of fundamental social studies concepts and subject-specific pedagogy, focusing on history, geography, economics, and civics. Course content emphasizes instructional design and integrates state and national standards, project-based learning approaches, curriculum integration strategies, content area literacy, and current research.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 507U

  • EDUC 511U Assessment and Differentiation in Elementary Math
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Allison Brenning

    CRN: 28560 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    Description

    In-depth examination of fundamental mathematical concepts and subject-specific pedagogy, focusing on rational numbers, algebraic thinking, geometry, probability, and statistics. Content emphasizes meeting the needs of struggling students and integrates state and national standards, problem-solving approaches, use of manipulatives and technology, current research, and learning theory. A supervised practical experience using a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach will be incorporated into the course. Emphasis will be placed on using data to make decisions based upon students' needs, monitor progress, and develop individualized mathematical interventions.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 510U

  • EDUC 518U Diverse Learners and Human Growth and Development
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Thursday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Laura Kuti

    CRN: 26892 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person. TLP and MT students only.

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Thursday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Laura Kuti

    CRN: 26892 (section: PDE)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In person. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    Introduces students to the wide range of diversity that exists in schools today. Explores diverse learning styles and students' needs, and connections to cultures, communities, and family values as well as student support through trauma informed care. Provides theoretical underpinnings and contemporary perspective on critical issues, professional practices, and state and federal laws influencing the teaching of students with diverse learning needs, including specific learning disabilities (SLD) such as dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, and auditory processing disorders.

  • EDUC 519U Working with English Learners
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022

    Laura Kuti

    CRN: 28564 (section: PDE)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    Online (asynchronous, no remote sessions). Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    This course expounds on the instructional strategies and assessment options for engaging English Learners (ELs). It also explores the impacts of culture, linguistics, and language learning principles on ELs through in-depth study and reflection.

  • EDUC 526U Assessment, Intervention and Literacy Strategies for Elementary Readers
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 22688 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person. TLP and MT students only.

    Description

    In-depth examination of reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical thinking, word study, and writing instruction within elementary classrooms. Exploration across the components of reading of the methods, materials, and assessment tools associated with elementary literacy instruction. Examines assessment tools and learn techniques for meeting the needs of struggling readers. A supervised practical experience will be incorporated into the course. Emphasis is placed on making decisions based upon students' individual needs and critical reflection to improve instructional effectiveness. Analysis of assessment data and use of this information to inform instructional practices including developing reading and writing interventions. Studies effective literacy techniques designed to support diverse learners.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 524U

  • EDUC 542U Teaching and Learning in Secondary Classrooms
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 26052 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person. TLP and MT students only.

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 26052 (section: PDE)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In person. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    Comprehensive introduction to pedagogy to include principles of learning; application of skills in discipline and grade-specific methodology; selection and use of materials; state and national curriculum standards; and evaluation of student performance.

  • EDUC 547U Advanced Secondary Methods
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 27790 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person. TLP and MT students only.

    Description

    In-depth exploration of content-specific teaching techniques for planning, teaching and assessing in the middle and secondary classroom. This course combines lecture-based course instruction with in-field experience with content-based teachers in middle and secondary classroom settings.

  • EDUC 550U Content Area Literacy
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Wednesday 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

    Lynne Bland
    Tammy Milby

    CRN: 20060 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person. TLP and MT students only.

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Wednesday 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

    Lynne Bland
    Tammy Milby

    CRN: 20060 (section: PDE)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In person. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    Examination of reading, writing and critical thinking in secondary content areas. Specific techniques for teaching and assessing comprehensions, vocabulary knowledge, and study skills will be addressed. The effects of text organization and relationship between reading and writing are investigated. The course integrates theory with practice and is designed to help content area instructors learn how to integrate literacy principles into subject matter instruction. A strong emphasis will be placed on the elements of effective comprehension instruction. Literacy techniques designed to support the needs of diverse learners will be studied. Participants will learn strategies to foster motivation and appreciation of a variety of types of literature utilized for independent and collaborative reading.

  • EDUC 558U Classroom and Behavior Management
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

    William Hall
    Beverly Allen-Hardy

    CRN: 29071 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:40 pm

    William Hall
    Beverly Allen-Hardy

    CRN: 29071 (section: PDE)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In person. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    Effective classroom and behavior management skills to build individual responsibility and self-discipline, promote self-regulation, and maintain a positive learning environment. Research-based classroom and behavior management techniques, classroom community building, positive behavior supports, and individual interventions.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 507U or EDUC 542U

  • EDUC 560U Assessment, Intervention and Literacy Strategies for Adolescents
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 28563 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    Description

    Investigates reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical thinking, word study, and writing instruction within the classroom. Study of the methods, materials, and assessment tools associated with elementary and secondary literacy instruction will be explored across the components of reading. Participants will examine assessment tools and learn techniques for meeting the needs of struggling readers. A supervised practical experience will be incorporated into the course.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 550U

  • EDUC 573U Trauma Informed Practices in Schools
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Thursday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Erik Laursen

    CRN: 27800 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Thursday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Erik Laursen

    CRN: 27800 (section: PDE)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In person. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    In-depth examination of the influence of adverse childhood experience and adverse community environments on psycho-social growth and brain development in young people. Emphasizes developing responsive practices to support children in overcoming adversity and thriving. Includes solution-finding practices that can be used as crisis intervention, behavior support, co-creation of positive outcomes, and clarification of young people's hope for the future. Project will be incorporated into the course with emphasis placed on reflection and practice.

  • EDUC 601U Foundations of Educational Leadership Studies
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:40 pm

    Thomas Shields

    CRN: 29072 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    Description

    A survey of the fundamental leadership theories and models as they apply to educational leadership. Includes historical and contemporary conceptions, collaborative case study work on current educational leadership approaches, personal reflection and leadership development, and bridging theory and practice in twenty-first century schools.

  • HRM 531U Human Resource Management
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm

    Richard Leatherman

    CRN: 20165 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    Description

    This course in human resources uses an HR development point of view in which employees are considered assets to be developed rather than costs to be minimized. Topics include recruiting, hiring, training, retaining, rewarding, and promoting employees; employment planning, performance management systems, and succession planning; and managing outsourced relationships. Special attention is given to quality of working life issues; the balance between work and non-work; traditional and nontraditional incentives; and generational, cultural, and ethnic differences in employees' needs and values.

  • HRM 532U Legal Issues in Human Resource Management
  • HRM 659U Managing Human Capital Risk
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm

    Wallace Harris

    CRN: 29116 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    Description

    Exploration of the management of risk across the organization with a special emphasis on the risks associated with human capital management. The course focuses on the human resource manager's role in enterprise risk management and managing human capital risk.

  • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Thursday 5:50 pm - 8:50 pm

    William Prior

    CRN: 22682 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 4
    Fee: $2,120

    In person

    Description

    Junior-level course in logical and physical design of database systems: rules of normalization in data modeling, SQL programming, and physical design issues impacting the I/O performance of commercial-level database management systems in Oracle. Introduction to data warehousing and business intelligence tools for corporate decision-making using Oracle Discoverer.

    Prerequisites

    College writing and mathematics and foundation course work or experience in IT.

  • ISYS 398U Selected Topics: Computer Programming in R
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm

    Amanda Shelton

    CRN: 29119 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person. Prerequisite: MATH 103U, college algebra or higher, or programming experience.

    Description

    Course teaches the basics of R programming with emphasis on programming for analyses. The following programming concepts will be covered: data types, reading data, indexing, loops, functions, and manipulation of data. The student will be able to apply learned programming skills to other programming courses as well.

  • LA 304U Legal Research and Writing II
  • LA 320U Environmental Law
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Monday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm

    Jeter Watson

    CRN: 29120 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,590

    In person

    Description

    Survey of issues involved in the field through examination of major cases that have shaped the implementation of major federal environmental statutes since their passage beginning in the 1960s. Topics covered include the common law basis for environmental protection, constitutional and statutory authority to protect the environment, standing to bring environmental cases, the rules of judicial review, and substantive issues involving major environmental statutes and their implementing regulations. The cases are predominantly federal, but Virginia cases are used where appropriate.

  • MLA 506U Humanities Seminar
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm

    April Greenan

    CRN: 29121 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    Description

    An interdisciplinary graduate seminar in the humanities. Topics vary from semester to semester. May be repeated for credit.

  • NPS 571U Social Entrepreneurship
    Course Offerings

    January 10, 2022 through April 30, 2022
    Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:10 pm

    Kelly Merrill

    CRN: 29122 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,995

    In person

    Description

    Interdisciplinary exploration of the field of social entrepreneurship and the structures used by social entrepreneurs to affect change.

    Prerequisites

    NPS 501U