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 105U Art for Non-Majors: Introduction to Drawing
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Saturday 9:00 am - 11:40 am

    Kelley Lane

    CRN: 22212 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    In person

    Description

    An introduction to drawing materials and techniques; the basics of two-dimensional design, including a brief introduction to color theory. The semester will culminate in the execution of a three-dimensional work of art. No previous experience will be assumed; a hands-on, lab-style course.

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

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 20942 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    In person

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt
    Lynne Bland

    CRN: 20943 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Some class meetings will take place off-campus. In person.

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Allison Brenning

    CRN: 21329 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    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 310U

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

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 20493 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    In person

    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 358U Classroom and Behavior Management
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    William Hall
    Beverly Allen-Hardy

    CRN: 21762 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Department approval required. In person.

    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.

  • EDUC 475U Teaching Internship
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 20002 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 12
    Fee: $5,290

    Student teaching. 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. 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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 22182 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 1.75
    Fee: $963

    In person

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt

    CRN: 20948 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Master of Teaching and TLP students only. In person.

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    Patricia Stohr-Hunt
    Lynne Bland

    CRN: 20949 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Master of Teaching & TLP students only. In person. Some sessions will be held off campus.

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Allison Brenning

    CRN: 21330 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    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. Note: Field experience required.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 510U

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

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 20370 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Master of Teaching and TLP students only. In person.

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

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

    Educators seeking professional development only, In person.

    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 Teaching and Learning in Secondary Classrooms
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:30 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 20702 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Master of Teaching and TLP students only. In person.

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:30 pm

    Robert Spires

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

    Educators seeking professional development only, 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 547U Content-Specific Teaching Methods for Secondary Schools
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Robert Spires

    CRN: 21028 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Master of Teaching and TLP students only. In person.

    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 558U Classroom and Behavior Management
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    William Hall
    Beverly Allen-Hardy

    CRN: 21665 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    In person

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    William Hall
    Beverly Allen-Hardy

    CRN: 21665 (section: 01PD)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    Educators seeking professional development only. In person.

    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. Note: Field experience required.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 507U or EDUC 542U

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

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Wednesday 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

    Tammy Milby
    Christina Saunders

    CRN: 21332 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    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. Note: Field experience required.

    Prerequisites

    EDUC 550U

  • EDUC 575U Teaching Internship
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 20335 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 12
    Fee: $6,640

    Student teaching. 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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 21786 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,660

    Student teaching. Schedule TBD.

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 22181 (section: 2)
    Semester hours: 6
    Fee: $3,320

    Student teaching. 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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 21027 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 1.75
    Fee: $1,208

    Master of Teaching & TLP students only. 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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:40 pm

    Thomas Shields

    CRN: 22192 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Educational Leadership students only. 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.

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

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Wednesday 5:00 pm - 7:40 pm

    David Myers
    Wendell Roberts

    CRN: 20371 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Educational Leadership students only. In person.

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Thursday 5:30 pm - 8:10 pm

    Dana Jackson

    CRN: 20547 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 6
    Fee: $4,140

    Educational Leadership students only. In person.

    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.

  • EDUC 651U Assessment and Accountability
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 4:20 pm - 6:50 pm

    Lisa Micou

    CRN: 20803 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Curriculum & Instruction students only. In person.

    Description

    Study of testing, measurement, and evaluation related to instruction, the construction and use of teacher-made tests, a survey of standardized tests, test interpretation, and basic statistical procedures are included in this course. An improvement process will be applied to bridge the understanding of assessment theory, alterable variables, and data-based decision-making for student growth. Students will gain an understanding of how the classroom learning environment, as well as instruction, impact ESSA indicators and the school improvement process.

  • HRM 531U Human Resource Management
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Monday 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

    Richard Leatherman

    CRN: 20007 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Thursday 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

    Wallace Harris

    CRN: 21705 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    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.

  • MUS 598U Selected Topics: Music in 21st-Century America: How It Shapes Politics, Sports, Religion and Commerce
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 6:30 pm - 9:15 pm

    April Greenan

    CRN: 22201 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Counts for MLA 506U. In person.

    Description

    Hurricane Ian had its own theme music although it differed from one news network to another. You may not have noticed it because music is ubiquitous. We hear so much music that we even block some of it from our cognizance. It can manipulate us and direct our behavior without our knowing it. This course explores the music of four institutions in current American life. How does it influence how these institutions function? Is music the driver of fundamental purposes of each institution? How much power does music have?

  • NPS 501U Understanding the Nonprofit Sector
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Tuesday 5:50 pm - 8:35 pm

    Andrew Schoeneman

    CRN: 22295 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    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 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Thursday 5:50 pm - 8:35 pm

    Harold Fitrer

    CRN: 20966 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    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.