Remote Courses

The classes listed below are offered remote online as scheduled. Classes meet online via Zoom during scheduled meeting times.

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  • ADED 301U Knowledge Management: Seminar Across the Disciplines I: Connecting the Dots: Genealogy and Economic History
    Course Offerings

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

    John Zinn

    CRN: 22196 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Students will identify and research the life of an ancestor who lived between the years of 1800 and 1920. Standard genealogy research practices will be taught and followed. Students will connect this information with economic events of the time and present their findings. The major deliverables for the course include a review of the literature focusing on a particular economic event and an ArcGIS Story Map highlighting the life of the ancestor, connecting his/her life to the economic and historical events of the time.

    Prerequisites

    ENGL 202U with a grade of 'C' or better.

  • EDUC 317U Foundations of Education
    Course Offerings

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

    Dawn Lambeth

    CRN: 20494 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Introduction to the American educational system. Explores the philosophical, sociological, historical, and political roots of schools today. Attention also given to the legal status of teachers and students, including federal and state laws and regulations, school as an organization/culture, and contemporary issues in education. Explores professionalism, ethics, performance standards, and integrity for teachers.

  • EDUC 517U Foundations of Education
    Course Offerings

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

    Dawn Lambeth

    CRN: 20006 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

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

    Dawn Lambeth

    CRN: 20006 (section: 01PD)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    Remote online course as scheduled. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    Introduction to the American educational system. Explores the philosophical, sociological, historical, and political roots of schools today. Attention also given to the legal status of teachers and students, including federal and state laws and regulations, school as an organization/culture, and contemporary issues in education. Explores professionalism, ethics, performance standards, and integrity for teachers.

  • EDUC 550U Content Area Literacy
    Course Offerings

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

    Lynne Bland

    CRN: 20003 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Master of Teaching and TLP students only. Remote online classes as scheduled.

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

    Lynne Bland

    CRN: 20003 (section: 01PD)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    Educators seeking professional development only. Remote online classes as scheduled.

    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. Note: Field experience required.

  • EDUC 571U Assessment and Evaluation in Special Education
    Course Offerings

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

    CRN: 22187 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

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

    CRN: 22187 (section: 01PD)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    Remote online course as scheduled. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    This course is designed to introduce teacher candidates to the variety of assessment and evaluation techniques and their specific purposes, including eligibility for students with disabilities, instructional decision making, and program improvement. This course explores the relationship among the general curriculum, formal and informal assessment results, and instruction for students with disabilities to support instructional planning, decision-making and self-reflection.

  • EDUC 585U Capstone Seminar
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Thursday 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Deborah Napoli

    CRN: 22211 (section: 3)
    Semester hours: 1.75
    Fee: $1,208

    Remote online course as scheduled. For contracted student teachers. 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

    Completion of all professional studies coursework.

  • 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. Remote online classes as scheduled.

    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.

  • EDUC 660U Curriculum Development
    Course Offerings

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

    Robert Williams

    CRN: 20638 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Curriculum & Instruction students only. Remote online classes as scheduled.

    Description

    Identification and understanding of the underlying philosophical principles, societal expectations, and practical demands that must be reflected in the development, delivery and evaluation of school curricula.

  • EDUC 675U Reflective Teaching Experience
    Course Offerings

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

    Andrew Baker

    CRN: 21689 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

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

    Andrew Baker

    CRN: 21689 (section: 01PD)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $800

    Remote online course as scheduled. Educators seeking professional development only.

    Description

    Involves full time teaching and working closely with a mentor/coach to further develop skills in curriculum planning and delivery, reflection and self-assessment. Encompasses an entire semester.

  • EDUC 680U Content Specialization and Research I
    Course Offerings

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

    Laura Kuti

    CRN: 22190 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Review of basic knowledge and skills required for reading, interpreting, and evaluating, followed by the examination of step-by-step procedures for planning, implementing, and evaluating classroom research.

  • ENGL 201U Critical Writing and Research I
    Course Offerings

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

    Shannon Feagans

    CRN: 20004 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    This course focuses on academic writing, critical reading, and research. Throughout the semester, it will require students to write on a range of topics for a variety of purposes and audiences, emphasizing writing as a process. It will also introduce a broad array of texts that are intended to improve students' critical reading skills. Finally, it will include training in research and proper methods of documentation.

    Prerequisites

    Satisfactory ACCUPLACER score or completion of ENGL 101U with a grade of 'C' or better.

  • ENGL 349U Tracking Contemporary Trickster
    Course Offerings

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

    Daniel Hocutt

    CRN: 22221 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Examines archetypal tricksters in literature, mythology, and cultural history in an effort to identify contemporary tricksters. Begins study with Hermes, Eshu, Coyote and more, then shifts to identifying potential contemporary tricksters from across the globe. Analysis of old media, like texts and the oral tradition, and new media, like film and social media, fleshes out characteristics of the trickster archetype as it applies to the modern age.

    Prerequisites

    ADED 301U

  • HIST 398U Selected Topics: History of Ideas, Culture and Language
    Course Offerings

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

    Elisabeth Wray

    CRN: 22236 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Course examines important ideas of Western civilization and how they have both helped to shape culture and language and, in turn, been influenced and interpreted by language and culture.

  • HRM 533U Quantitative Analysis and Research in HRM
    Course Offerings

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

    Russell Leonard

    CRN: 21010 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    This course exposes the student to the skills needed in order to analyze data pertaining to the HRM field such as retention patterns, compensation differences, performance measurements, etc. Attention will also be given to various research designs used to investigate issues within HRM. Topics covered will include descriptive statistics, regression, analysis of variance and research designs. Focus will be placed on finding answers to HRM questions.

  • HRM 635U Managing Compensation and Benefits
    Course Offerings

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

    James Turpin

    CRN: 20969 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Course examines the use of reward systems (especially monetary) in the motivation of goal-oriented behavior as a major factor in influencing behavior. The effects of reward systems on recruiting, performance, satisfaction, and tenure are examined. Explores pay system components such as: entry position rates, job evaluation systems, merit pay plans, and employee income security systems. Legal aspects such as federal wage and hour laws and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act are included.

    Prerequisites

    HRM 531U.

  • HUM 300U Applied Ethics
    Course Offerings

    January 9, 2023 through April 29, 2023
    Saturday 9:00 am - 11:30 am

    Linda Thornton

    CRN: 22198 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Examination of ethical choices, omissions, dilemmas and crises faced by individuals and organizations in the nonprofit, government, corporate, media, technology, environmental, and sports sectors. Use of ethics theories and the law as a framework to analyze case studies. This course will foster skills in ethical reasoning by encouraging students to analyze critically the consequences of individual and collective actions.

    Prerequisites

    ENGL 201U

  • ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence
    Course Offerings

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

    William Prior

    CRN: 20369 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 4
    Fee: $2,200

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    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 312U Predictive Analytics
    Course Offerings

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

    Archie Turner

    CRN: 21707 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Explores concepts in data management, processing, statistical computing, and dynamic visualization. The purpose of predictive modeling is to be able to predict the behavior of new data. Participants are introduced to managing and analyzing data for purposes of extracting useful information and providing actionable forecasting. Activities include importing and exporting, cleaning and fusing, modeling, analyzing and synthesizing complex datasets using data analytics techniques. Linear regression is used to build models for predicting responses.

    Prerequisites

    Applied Statistics recommended.

  • ISYS 314U Data Visualization
    Course Offerings

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

    Marshall Tuck

    CRN: 22203 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Introduction to data visualization, with emphasis placed upon applied projects and issues. The goal of the course is developing the ability to turn data into descriptive graphics. Participants will design and create data visualizations based on available data and goal. Students will use data visualization tools, and will be introduced to data visualization evaluation.

    Prerequisites

    ENGL 201U

  • ISYS 490U Managing IT
    Course Offerings

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

    Lionel Mew

    CRN: 22204 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Analysis of case studies focusing on the real-life successes and failures of organizations as they manage situations impacted by information technology. Students take on the role of manager, consultant or other decision maker to identify strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, and propose actionable solutions to resolve problems. Case studies cover a broad range of current information technology topics as well as business issues, technical issues and project management issues.

    Prerequisites

    ENGL 201U or equivalent.

  • MATH 103U Finite Mathematics
    Course Offerings

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

    Melody Bushley

    CRN: 21713 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Logical thinking and problem-solving using sets, logic, numeration and mathematical systems, real number system, algebra, counting methods.

    Prerequisites

    ENGL 201U (may be taken concurrently) or equivalent

  • MATH 265U Applied Statistics
    Course Offerings

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

    CRN: 22197 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $1,650

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    Fundamentals of statistical methods supporting data analysis for decision-making in social sciences, life sciences, and business. Descriptive statistics measuring central tendency and dispersion, basic probability, random variables, sampling distributions and statistical inference, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation.

    Prerequisites

    MATH 103U or higher recommended.

  • NPS 550U Strategic Human Resource Management
    Course Offerings

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

    Lyle Evans

    CRN: 20801 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    A comprehensive overview of how to strategically align an organization with a defined mission; focusing on partnerships with the board, staff, collaborative partners, and volunteers. Includes organizational assessments, leadership assessment, and HR management strategies for future sustainability and growth.

    Prerequisites

    NPS 501U

  • PSYC 530U Organizational Psychology
    Course Offerings

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

    Susan Wilkes

    CRN: 22217 (section: 1)
    Semester hours: 3
    Fee: $2,070

    Remote online course as scheduled.

    Description

    The Organizational Psychology class will allow students to gain a broad understanding of many areas critical to effective human resource management. Further, the graduate level course will allow an in-depth understanding of many social sciences grounded theories and practices as applied to the real world business setting. The course will help students when faced with real world decisions including: determining selection strategies and selecting valid tools, how to drive performance and development with a performance appraisal tool, how to assess needs and train for results, how to develop and select effective leaders, how to design teams and deal with conflict, how to impact morale through satisfaction and motivation strategies, and how to manage and cope with work-related stress. The ultimate intention of the course is to equip students with the knowledge and tools they will need to positively impact their organizations.