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Online & Hybrid Courses

The classes listed below are offered entirely online or as in-class/online hybrids following a special class schedule.

Online & Hybrid Courses
Online
ECON 398U Selected Topics: Creative Destruction: An Old Idea about the New Economy
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
June 25, 2018 through August 4, 2018
Instructor: John Zinn
CRN: 30110 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
Online
Description
Students will explore various economic concepts around creative destruction while identifying contemporary examples of rapidly changing markets and industries. The shareconomy, retail sales, education, and entertainment media distribution are just a few of the many examples to be considered. No previous coursework in economics is required.

EDUC 562U Special Populations of Gifted Students
Course Offerings (2)
Summer Term: 5-week II (V2)
June 25, 2018 through July 28, 2018
Instructor: Matthew Edinger
CRN: 30121 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
Online. TLP & Curr. & Inst. students only.
Summer Term: 5-week II (V2)
June 25, 2018 through July 28, 2018
Instructor: Matthew Edinger
CRN: 30122 (section: R02)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Online. Non-degree seeking teachers only. Department approval required.
Description
This course provides a critical survey of the research, issues, policy, ethics, and practices related to culturally diverse, economically disadvantaged, limited English proficient, twice exceptional, highly gifted, or very young gifted and talented students. Includes examination of topics such as personal attitudes about diversity, identification of students from special populations, differentiated instruction for students from special populations.

EDUC 598U Selected Topics: Social Justice Education: Creating More Equitable Classroom Environments
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
June 25, 2018 through August 4, 2018
Instructor: Deborah Napoli
CRN: 30166 (section: 02B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
Online with one face-to-face meeting, July 26, 9 a.m.-noon. Curr. & Inst. students only.
Description
Social, political and economic inequality are considered through the lens of institutional power, socialization and oppression, as opposed to the consequences of behavior problems and cultural misunderstandings.  Understanding inequality in systemic terms, participants will: unpack terms such as culturally sustaining pedagogy; rethink the ways in which the problems of inequality are normalized as everyday practices; identify opportunities and concrete steps for creating more equitable classroom environments; explore social justice curriculum and resources; and experience and model social justice lessons. Suitable for K-12 practitioners. Participants will register for a week-long, online course for credit.

EDUC 598U Selected Topics: Social Justice Education: Creating More Equitable Classroom Environments
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
June 25, 2018 through August 4, 2018
Instructor: Deborah Napoli
CRN: 30167 (section: R03)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Online with one face-to-face meeting, July 26, 9 a.m.-noon, North Court 202. Non-degree seeking teachers only.
Description
Social, political and economic inequality are considered through the lens of institutional power, socialization and oppression, as opposed to the consequences of behavior problems and cultural misunderstandings.  Understanding inequality in systemic terms, participants will: unpack terms such as culturally sustaining pedagogy; rethink the ways in which the problems of inequality are normalized as everyday practices; identify opportunities and concrete steps for creating more equitable classroom environments; explore social justice curriculum and resources; and experience and model social justice lessons. Suitable for K-12 practitioners. Participants will register for a week-long, online course for credit.

EDUC 652U Differentiated Instruction
Course Offerings (2)
Summer Term: 8-Week (8)
May 21, 2018 through July 13, 2018
Instructor: Mark Allan
CRN: 30174 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
Online. Curr. & Inst. students only.
Summer Term: 8-Week (8)
May 21, 2018 through July 13, 2018
Instructor: Mark Allan
CRN: 30175 (section: R02)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Online. Non-degree seeking teachers only. Department approval required.
Description
Introduction to differentiated instruction and examination of why it is appropriate for all learners, how to plan for it, and how to become comfortable enough with student differences to make school comfortable for every learner in the classroom.

EDUC 681U Content Specialization and Research II
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 8-Week (8)
Monday, May 21, 2018; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, May 24, 2018; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2018; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, May 31, 2018; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Erik Laursen
CRN: 30169 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. In-class meetings as scheduled. Curr. & Inst. students only.
Description
Design and implement an educational research project focusing on improving student learning, school culture, educational leadership, or other topics relevant in educational settings as well as recommendations for improvement based on research findings. Students will provide formal dissemination of research results.
Prerequisites
EDUC 680U

ENGL 354U The Global Short Story
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
May 14, 2018 through June 23, 2018
Instructor: D. Nielson
CRN: 30156 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
Online
Description
Covers the short story in a global context, examining the ways authors from a variety of eras and cultures have approached short fiction. From the dark romanticism of Hawthorne to the magical realism of Marquez - and many stops in between - the course features works with a broad range of themes, styles, and techniques, all to demonstrate the ways that short fiction has been a unique laboratory for literary experimentation and innovation. The course places an emphasis on class discussion.
Prerequisites
ADED 301U or ENGL 203U

ENGL 554U The Global Short Story
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
May 14, 2018 through June 23, 2018
Instructor: D. Nielson
CRN: 30129 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
Online
Description
Covers the short story in a global context, examining the ways authors from a variety of eras and cultures have approached short fiction. From the dark romanticism of Hawthorne to the magical realism of Marquez - and many stops in between - the course features works with a broad range of themes, styles, and techniques, all to demonstrate the ways that short fiction has been a unique laboratory for literary experimentation and innovation. The course places an emphasis on class discussion.

HIST 398U Selected Topics: Far From the Emerald Isle - The Irish in America
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
June 25, 2018 through August 4, 2018
Instructor: Christopher Wieder
CRN: 30131 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
Online
Description
This class will examine the process by which more than seven million citizens of Ireland have sought a new home on this side of the Atlantic. We will look at The Hunger, as well as other periods in history and motivations that drove the soon-to-be Irish-Americas to make the decisions to emigrate. Also, there will be an extensive examination of the reactions to their arrival, as well as a look at the Irish immigrant experience and the changes it wrought, both on the immigrants themselves and the new land they came to call home.

HRM 452U Quality Management
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 12-Week (XII)
May 14, 2018 through August 4, 2018
Instructor: Wallace Harris
CRN: 30155 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
Online
Description
History and origin of quality movement explored, along with basic tools and hands-on techniques necessary for successful quality and process improvement.

Hybrid
EDUC 570U Talented and Gifted: Working with High Achievers
Course Offerings (4)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
July 2, 2018 through July 31, 2018
Mondays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
July 5, 2018 through July 31, 2018
Thursdays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
July 18, 2018 through July 31, 2018
Wednesdays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
July 19, 2018 through July 31, 2018
Thursdays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
July 24, 2018 through July 31, 2018
Tuesdays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
July 30, 2018 through July 31, 2018
Mondays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Instructor: Joseph Douglas
CRN: 30123 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. TLP and Curr. & Inst. students only.
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
Monday, July 2, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Thursday, July 5, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Wednesday, July 18, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Thursday, July 19, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Monday, July 30, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018; 
4:30 - 7:10 pm
Instructor: Joseph Douglas
CRN: 30124 (section: R02)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. Non-degree seeking teachers only. Department approval required.
Summer Term: 5-week I (V1)
May 21, 2018 through June 23, 2018
Mondays and Wednesdays: 4:00 - 6:45 pm
Instructor: Susan Albaugh
CRN: 30126 (section: 04H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. TLP and Curr. & Inst. students only.
Summer Term: 5-week I (V1)
May 21, 2018 through June 23, 2018
Mondays and Wednesdays: 4:00 - 6:45 pm
Instructor: Susan Albaugh
CRN: 30128 (section: 06H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. Non-degree seeking teachers only. Department approval required.
Description
This course provides information on the history of exceptional students in relation to education, current law, and accepted methods for referral, assessment, and identification. It covers major program models and methods of differentiating instruction to meet the rate and level of learning of those students identified. The course gives the learner an understanding of ways to meet the affective needs of the gifted and talented student in the regular classroom and lists resources for teachers and parents who would like more information about the talented and gifted.

EDUC 598U Selected Topics: Strategies for Supporting Struggling Readers & Learners with Dyslexia
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
Monday, July 23, 2018; 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018; 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Tammy Milby
CRN: 30204 (section: 06B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid runs 7/16-7/27. In-class sessions as scheduled at New Community School, 4211 Hermitage Rd. Curr. & Inst. students only.
Description
This course provides an overview of research-based practices that promote implementation of high-quality literacy instruction. Participants will explore engaging techniques for teaching reading and writing. Special emphasis will be placed on literacy strategies for struggling readers. Participants will explore how to utilize assessment information to develop interventions.

EDUC 598U Selected Topics: Strategies for Supporting Struggling Readers & Learners with Dyslexia
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
Monday, July 23, 2018; 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 2018; 
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Instructor: Tammy Milby
CRN: 30205 (section: R05)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
In-class/online hybrid runs 7/16-7/27. In-class sessions as scheduled at New Community School, 4211 Hermitage Rd. Non-degree seeking teachers only.
Description
This course provides an overview of research-based practices that promote implementation of high-quality literacy instruction. Participants will explore engaging techniques for teaching reading and writing. Special emphasis will be placed on literacy strategies for struggling readers. Participants will explore how to utilize assessment information to develop interventions.

EDUC 604U Communicating and Leading
Course Offerings (2)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
Monday, May 21, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, May 30, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Monday, June 4, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, June 9, 2018; 
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday, June 11, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Monday, June 18, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, June 20, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Jamelle Wilson
CRN: 30176 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. ELPS students only.
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
Tuesday, June 26, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 3, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, July 5, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, July 12, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
CRN: 30177 (section: 02H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. ELPS students only.
Description
A broad review of communication as a critical skill in effective school leadership. This includes understanding how students communicate with each other and their instructors, helping students develop basic communication techniques and strategies, communicating effectively with teachers and administrators, and understanding the impact of the new communications age as well as how to effectively use it to improve communication within schools.

EDUC 632U Leading Change in Educational Settings
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
Tuesday, May 15, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, May 22, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Wednesday, May 23, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Wednesday, June 6, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Wednesday, June 13, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018; 
5:15 - 9:15 pm
Instructor: Autumn Nabors
CRN: 30179 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. ELPS students only.
Description
This course will focus on identifying new trends in schools and education policy as well as preparing for and successfully embracing change. This includes demographic shifts, the impact of globalization and the computer age, the evolving relationship between schools and their greater communities, implementing new policy, and ensuring successful transitions to changes involving policy, personnel, and student body.

EDUC 634U Context of Educational Public Policy and Politics
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
Thursday, May 17, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, May 19, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, May 24, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, May 31, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Saturday, June 2, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 7, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 14, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Thursday, June 21, 2018; 
5:00 - 9:00 pm
Instructor: Thomas Shields
CRN: 30181 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. ELPS students only.
Description
A survey of contemporary issues and legislation affecting education policy. Includes review of current and emerging issues, strategies for influencing policy, and techniques for adopting new policy into current school culture and process.

GSCI 301U The Role of Science and Technology in Shaping the Modern Era
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
May 14, 2018 through June 23, 2018
Fridays: 6:30 - 9:10 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Instructor: Eugene Maurakis
CRN: 30130 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 6
Fee: $2,970
In-class/online hybrd. Weekend College students only. Department approval required.
Description
The opportunities and perils of scientific inquiry.

IDST 495U Capstone Course: Senior Seminar
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
May 14, 2018 through June 23, 2018
Fridays: 6:30 - 9:10 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Instructor: Lawrence Drinkwater
CRN: 30136 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 6
Fee: $2,970
In-class/online hybrd. Weekend College students only. Department approval required.
Description
Capstone course for Weekend College.

ISYS 302U Local Area Networks
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
Monday, June 25, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Wednesday, June 27, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Monday, July 2, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Monday, July 9, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Monday, July 16, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Monday, July 23, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Monday, July 30, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Instructor: Anthony Burruss
CRN: 30137 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 4
Fee: $1,980
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Junior-level course on concepts of shared and switched media local area networking including Ethernet (802.3), and Wireless (802.11). Topics include LAN definition, use, topologies, media, standards, network interface cards, protocols, repeaters, hubs, bridges, switches, and routers. Discussions include network design, the OSI Model, design rules, component selection, administration, management and TCP/IP. Students may present research projects on various networking topics.
Prerequisites
College writing and mathematics and foundation course work or experience in IT.

ISYS 398U Selected Topics: ST: DIGITAL FORENSICS
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
Monday, May 14, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:35 pm
Wednesday, May 16, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:35 pm
Monday, May 21, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:35 pm
Monday, May 28, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:35 pm
Monday, June 4, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:35 pm
Monday, June 11, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:35 pm
Monday, June 18, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:35 pm
Instructor: Jonathan Glass
CRN: 30138 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description

Selected topics in Information Systems

ISYS 398U Selected Topics: Big Data with NoSQL
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
Tuesday, May 15, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Thursday, May 17, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, May 22, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, May 29, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, June 5, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, June 12, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, June 19, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Instructor: William Prior
CRN: 30139 (section: 02H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
Prerequisite: ISYS 311U Database Design/Business Intelligence or equivalent experience. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
This course addresses ways that organizations are dealing with the increasing volume and velocity of data in the enterprise toward understanding why businesses are motivated to adopt big data. Big data is not simply business as usual, and the decision to adopt big data must take into account multiple business and technology considerations. The course examines current approaches to enterprise data warehousing and business intelligence, and it explores the storage and processing of big data datasets. Students will study the implementation of different flavors of NoSQL technology, and using their understanding of the big data paradigm, will learn a range of big data analysis techniques.
Selected topics in Information Systems

ISYS 398U Selected Topics: Low-Code Application Development
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
Tuesday, June 26, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Thursday, June 28, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, July 3, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, July 10, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, July 17, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, July 24, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Tuesday, July 31, 2018; 
6:00 - 9:15 pm
Instructor: William Meeks
CRN: 30140 (section: 03H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Students and professionals with no coding or programming experience learn to quickly and easily build web and mobile applications. This course provides the fundamentals of low-code application development. Participants learn to create their own app using the Mendix low-code application development platform, and earn a Mendix Rapid Developer Certification that is well-regarded in industry.
Selected topics in Information Systems

MATH 103U Finite Mathematics
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week II (VI2)
June 25, 2018 through August 4, 2018
Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Instructor: Kristine Chiodo
CRN: 30246 (section: 1)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,485
In-class/online hybrid. Class meets online the first week.
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

NPS 598U Selected Topics: ST: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
May 15, 2018 through June 21, 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 6:00 - 9:15 pm
CRN: 30143 (section: 02H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description

Selected topics in nonprofit studies.

PHIS 522U Managing Public History Organizations
Course Offerings (1)
Summer Term: 6-Week I (VI1)
May 14, 2018 through August 4, 2018
Mondays and Wednesdays: 6:00 - 9:15 pm
Instructor: Lynda Kachurek
CRN: 30238 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,860
In-class/online hybrid.
Description
Course focuses on financial management, legal matters, ethical issues and copyrighting as they apply to those engaged in the dissemination of historical information. Examines the organizational principles involved in developing short-term and long-term project management from conception and organization to execution.
Prerequisites
PHIS 521U

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