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

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 20942 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,725

    In-person. Department 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 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt
    Lynne Bland

    CRN: 20943 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,725

    In-person. Department 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 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Allison Brenning

    CRN: 21329 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,725

    In-person. Department approval required. Requires off-campus meetings during class time.

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

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 20493 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,725

    In-person. Department approval required. Requires off-campus meetings during class time.

    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 475U Teaching Internship
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 20002 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 12
    Fee: $5,525

    In-person. Department approval required. Class meetings held off campus.

    Description

    Direct contact with students in a classroom on a full-time basis for 15 weeks under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a University supervisor. Student assumes full teacher responsibility for all instructional periods and school activities. Graded pass/fail; however a comprehensive evaluation is completed for each student teacher.

    Prerequisites

    Completion of all core courses.

  • EDUC 485U Capstone Seminar
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 22182 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 1.75
    Fee: $1,006

    In-person. Department approval required.

    Description

    This weekly seminar for student teachers provides a forum for discussion and examination of critical issues related to students' teaching responsibilities and competence. Also provides guidance in the preparation of the Teacher Work Sample.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 475U is co-requisite.

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

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 20948 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Master of Teaching students 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 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt
    Lynne Bland

    CRN: 20949 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Master of Teaching 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 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Allison Brenning

    CRN: 21330 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Requires off-campus meetings during class time.

    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. Note: Field experience required.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 510U

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

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 20370 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Master of Teaching students only. Requires off-campus meetings during class time.

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 20370 (section: pd-01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In-person. Requires off-campus meetings during class time. Teachers seeking professional development 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. Note: Field experience required.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 524U

  • EDUC 542U Curriculum and Instruction in Secondary and Comprehensive Classrooms
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 20702 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Master of Teaching students only.

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 20702 (section: pd-01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    In-person. Teachers 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 and Comprehensive Methods
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 21028 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Master of Teaching 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. Note: Field experience required.

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

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Kendall Hunt

    CRN: 21332 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Requires off-campus meetings during class time.

    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. Note: Field experience required.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 550U

  • EDUC 575U Teaching Internship
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 20335 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 12
    Fee: $6,925

    In-person. Master of Teaching students only. Student teaching experience. Schedule TBD.

    Description

    Direct contact with students in a classroom on a full-time basis for 15 weeks under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a University supervisor. Student assumes full teacher responsibility for all instructional periods and school activities.

    Prerequisites

    Completion of all professional studies coursework.

  • EDUC 583U Contracted Teacher Internship
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 21786 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,731.25

    In-person. Student teaching experience. Schedule TBD.

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 22181 (section: 02)
    Semester hours: 6
    Fee: $3,462.50

    In-person. Student teaching experience. Schedule TBD.

    Description

    Culminating clinical experience of teacher preparation for those who participate in the STEP Residency program. Residents spend a full academic year as the teacher-of-record in a partnering school division Title 1 classroom. A specially trained resident coach provides support throughout the school day to two residents placed at the same school site. Students must take two semesters of the Teaching Residency in order to complete the residency program.

  • EDUC 585U Capstone Seminar
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 21027 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 1.75
    Fee: $1,262

    In-person. For traditional student teachers.

    Description

    This weekly seminar for student teachers provides a forum for discussion and examination of critical issues related to students' teaching responsibilities and competence. Also provides guidance in the preparation of the Teacher Work Sample.

    Prerequisites

    Completion of all professional studies coursework.

  • EDUC 601U Foundations of Educational Leadership Studies
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:40 pm

    Thomas Shields

    CRN: 22192 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Ed Leadership students only.

    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.

  • EDUC 602U Data for Decision-Making
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Thursday 5:00 pm - 7:40 pm

    Sarah Calveric

    CRN: 20700 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Ed Leadership students only.

    Description

    A survey of tools and techniques used in conducting and utilizing assessment data. Includes current research approaches, project design, and data collection. Also included are methods for using data to identify school needs, evaluate personnel, track student performance, and develop strategies for increasing performance as necessary.

  • EDUC 603U Leading and Supervising Instruction
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 5:00 pm - 7:40 pm

    Katherine Cassada

    CRN: 22193 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Ed Leadership students only.

    Description

    This course will prepare students to effectively oversee instructional practices in their school. These include aligning curriculum and instruction with assessment to achieve high academic success, innovative instructional techniques, strategies for monitoring instruction and providing feedback, and encouraging academic freedom and innovation while respecting benchmarks and standards.

  • EDUC 605U School Law and Policy for Ethical Leadership
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:40 pm

    David Myers
    Wendell Roberts

    CRN: 20371 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person. Ed Leadership students only.

    Description

    This course will examine the legal and moral aspects of educational leadership. Includes evolution of school law, major ethical spheres of thought, current trends and school law, and critical thinking and problem-solving strategies. Course will utilize case studies and consider Virginia School Code.

  • EDUC 611U Reflective Leadership Seminar II
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Thursday 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm

    Dana Jackson

    CRN: 20547 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 6
    Fee: $4,326

    In-person. Ed Leadership students only.

    Description

    The second of two required seminars to complete the practicum. Students will continue the reflective process by studying leadership first-hand in a school. Students will spend a minimum of 170 hours in a designated school and regularly report on a series of online reflection prompts addressing various issues affecting educational leadership.

  • HRM 531U Human Resource Management
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

    Richard Leatherman

    CRN: 20007 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    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 645U Organization Development and Change
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

    Janet Ann Nelson

    CRN: 22674 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person

    Description

    Exploration of organizational change, an ongoing reality in today's organizations. Human resource practitioners need to understand the theories and processes of organizational development and change, in addition to having a robust set of resources, tools and personal capabilities to lead and support change in their organizations. This course will focus on building HR practitioner knowledge and capabilities. Therefore, the course will be taught with a mixture of assigned readings, class discussion, case studies, in-class group exercises, and short lectures.

    Prerequisites

    HRM 531U

  • LA 306U Litigation
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

    Stephen Armstrong

    CRN: 20698 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,725

    In-person

    Description

    It is NOT like television! A reality check on what real litigation looks like, this course provides an introduction to the field of litigation. Covers organization of the generic law office, fact investigation, flow of litigation, court system, commencement and defense of a law suit, discovery, evidence, motions practice, trial and trial preparation. Also touches on settlement and post-trial practice.

  • MLA 597U Supervised Internship:
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024

    CRN: 22330 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person

    Description

    Internships are completed under the guidance of an on-site supervisor and a faculty sponsor, who, in combination with the student, will create a framework for learning and reflection. For-credit internships are open only to students who have completed at least 15 semester hours.

    Prerequisites

    15 semester hours in the MLA and departmental approval

  • NPS 471U Understanding the Nonprofit Sector
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 5:50 pm - 8:35 pm

    Andrew Schoeneman

    CRN: 22668 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,725

    In-person

    Description

    Focuses on the origins, size, scope and composition of the nonprofit sector; operational issues encountered in the management of nonprofits; and the development of strategic solutions to manage and move the sector forward. Topics include theory, public policy, advocacy, management, collaboration, culture, strategy and innovation.

  • NPS 501U Understanding the Nonprofit Sector
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Tuesday 5:50 pm - 8:35 pm

    Andrew Schoeneman

    CRN: 22295 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person

    Description

    Focuses on the origins, size, scope and composition of the nonprofit sector; operational issues encountered in the management of nonprofits; and the development of strategic solutions to manage and move the sector forward. Topics include theory, public policy, advocacy, management, collaboration, culture, strategy and innovation.

  • NPS 520U Financial Management and Budget Development
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Thursday 5:50 pm - 8:35 pm

    Harold Fitrer

    CRN: 20966 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person

    Description

    Focuses on assessing financial performance, establishing policies for fiscal accountability, financial management, including budgeting, resource development, outcomes measurement, assessment, technology, and capital project analysis.

  • NPS 572U Innovations in Organizational Norms and Practice
    Course Offerings

    January 16, 2024 through May 4, 2024
    Monday 5:50 pm - 8:35 pm

    Rachel Reynolds

    CRN: 22669 (section: 01)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,163

    In-person

    Description

    Exploration of the questions: How can we as nonprofit leaders put into place practices within nonprofits that reflect values of equity, representation, and democracy? How can such practices strengthen nonprofit effectiveness? What are their challenges and risks? What are the pressures and constraints against doing so? Emphasizes skill development through applied projects, written analysis, and oral presentation. Links organizational norms to practices relating to decision making, pay structures, board structures and representation, and equity and inclusion.

    Prerequisites

    NPS 501U