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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
EDUC 555U Curriculum for Talented and Gifted Education
Course Offerings (2)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Instructor: Joseph Douglas
CRN: 18318 (section: 02B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
Open to all graduate education students. Online.
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Instructor: Joseph Douglas
CRN: 18318pde (section: 02B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Educators seeking professional development only. Online.
Description
This course focuses on curriculum adjustments, methods and techniques, as well as classroom organization necessary for teaching gifted and talented students. Emphasis is on curriculum in gifted programs within the context of school reform and restructuring. Topics include development of learner outcomes, selection of resources, and classroom management.

EDUC 563U Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted Student
Course Offerings (2)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Instructor: Matthew Edinger
CRN: 18319 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
Open to all graduate education students. Online.
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Instructor: Matthew Edinger
CRN: 18319pde (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Educators seeking professional development only. Online.
Description
This course examines the social, emotional, and psychological aspects of gifted children, adolescents, and adults. The course reviews current literature on affective growth and potential adjustment issues such as self-concept, self-acceptance and understanding, peer relations, and perfectionism. Family relations and potential sources of problems such as underachievement and career and college planning are also included. Classroom adjustments to facilitate development will also be reviewed.

ENGL 398U Selected Topics: World Literature I
Course Offerings (1)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Instructor: Cheryl Huff-Marmora
CRN: 18311 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
Can substitute for IDST 304U/305U. Online.
Description
We will explore representative works of literature from antiquity through the Middle Ages, to the Renaissance, including the Ancient Near East, Greece and Rome, India, Medieval China, the Arab World, and Europe. Our goal in focusing on themes like heroism, love, and family is to understand these works in their cultural and historical contexts. We will use open educational resources that are free and accessible.

MUS 398U Selected Topics: American Popular Music
Course Offerings (1)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Instructor: Michael Dixon
CRN: 17895 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
Online
Description
Music course with a full survey of popular American music as its subject matter. The primary objectives for students in this class are: to gain comprehensive knowledge of American popular music from the 19th Century to the present, distinguish related musical styles that influenced the development of American popular music, and be able to properly recognize American popular musical styles aurally.

SPCH 329U The Dark Side of Communication
Course Offerings (1)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Instructor: William Roberts
CRN: 18304 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
Online
Description
Relies on scholarly research to ignite discussion and debate on the value of the "dark side" paradigm, a metaphor used to examine immoral,abusive, dysfunctional, destructive and criminal dimensions of interpersonal communication. Topics include infidelity, bullying, intimate partner abuse, jealousy, stalking, child abuse, parent abuse, deception, and secrets.

Hybrid
ADED 301U Knowledge Management: Seminar Across the Disciplines I: Connecting the Dots: Genealogy and Economic History
Course Offerings (1)
Monday, August 26, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Monday, September 9, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Monday, September 23, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Monday, October 7, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Monday, October 21, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Monday, November 4, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Monday, November 18, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Monday, December 2, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Instructor: John Zinn
CRN: 15053 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
In this course, students will identify and research the life of an ancestor who lived between the years of 1800 and 1929. Standard genealogy research practices will be taught and followed. Students will then connect this information with the economic events of the time and present their findings.
ADED 301U develops advanced reading, writing, and research techniques, using a variety of disciplinary approaches. It will require students to read a range of primary and scholarly texts related to the content of the course, synthesizing them in assignments of varying medium, length, and purpose. It will also require them to locate, evaluate, and incorporate a wide range of research sources. Explicit writing instruction will be central to the course.

EDUC 338U Technology-Enhanced 21st Century Teaching & Learning
Course Offerings (1)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Mondays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
CRN: 17332 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
Department approval required. In-class/online hybrid. In-class session dates TBA.
Description
Instructional design is the systematic and reflective process of translating principles of learning and instruction into plans for instructional materials, activities, information, resources and evaluation (Smith, 1999). This course combines knowledge of learning theory with technology skills to maximize the effectiveness of instructional design. Using hands on learning experiences students will acquire knowledge of instructional methods, digital tools and the principles of design.
Prerequisites
EDUC 342U or EDUC 307U

EDUC 343U Assessment and Evaluation in Education
Course Offerings (1)
Monday, August 26, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Laura Kuti
CRN: 18289 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
In-class/online hybrid. One in-class session as scheduled.
Description
Introduction to 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.

EDUC 358U Classroom and Behavior Management
Course Offerings (1)
Thursday, September 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Rich Hall
CRN: 15699 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. Department approval required.
Description
Behavioral theories, principles and procedures for reducing classroom problems, increasing motivation, and strengthening desired classroom behavior. In addition, the developmental stages experienced by students between the ages of birth through adolescence in the areas of speech/language, social, physical, intellectual, and emotional development.

EDUC 538U Technology-Enhanced 21st Century Teaching and Learning
Course Offerings (2)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Mondays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
CRN: 14537 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class session dates TBA.
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Mondays: 4:30 - 7:10 pm
CRN: 14537pde (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Educators seeking professional development only. In-class/online hybrid. In-class session dates TBA.
Description
Instructional design is the systematic and reflective process of translating principles of learning and instruction into plans for instructional materials, activities, information, resources and evaluation (Smith, 1999). This course combines knowledge of learning theory with technology skills to maximize the effectiveness of instructional design. Using hands on learning experiences students will acquire knowledge of instructional methods, digital tools and the principles of design.
Prerequisites
EDUC 542U or EDUC 507U

EDUC 543U Assessment and Evaluation in Education
Course Offerings (2)
Monday, August 26, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Laura Kuti
CRN: 18290 (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. One in-class session as scheduled.
Monday, August 26, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Laura Kuti
CRN: 18290pde (section: 01B)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Educators seeking professional development only. In-class/online hybrid. One in-class session as scheduled.
Description
Introduction to 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.

EDUC 555U Curriculum for Talented and Gifted Education
Course Offerings (1)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Susan Albaugh
CRN: 17882 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
This course focuses on curriculum adjustments, methods and techniques, as well as classroom organization necessary for teaching gifted and talented students. Emphasis is on curriculum in gifted programs within the context of school reform and restructuring. Topics include development of learner outcomes, selection of resources, and classroom management.

EDUC 558U Classroom and Behavior Management
Course Offerings (2)
Thursday, September 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Rich Hall
CRN: 11755 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Thursday, September 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 17, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Thursday, December 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Rich Hall
CRN: 11755pde (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. Educators seeking professional development only.
Description
Behavioral theories, principles and procedures for reducing classroom problems, increasing motivation, and strengthening desired classroom behavior. In addition, the developmental stages experienced by students between the ages of birth through adolescence in the areas of speech/language, social, physical, intellectual, and emotional development.

EDUC 571U Assessment and Evaluation in Special Education
Course Offerings (2)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Nora Bryant
CRN: 18320 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
Open to all graduate education students. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Nora Bryant
CRN: 18320pde (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Educators seeking professional development only. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
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 598U Selected Topics: Creating Mindful Classrooms
Course Offerings (1)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Connie Honsinger
CRN: 18321 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
Open to all graduate education students. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Exploration of strategies to assist in designing and leading your classroom in ways that promote student attention, reduce levels of stress and anxiety, and support student self-regulation.

EDUC 598U Selected Topics: Creating Mindful Classrooms
Course Offerings (1)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructor: Connie Honsinger
CRN: 18321pde (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Educators seeking professional development only. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Exploration of strategies to assist in designing and leading your classroom in ways that promote student attention, reduce levels of stress and anxiety, and support student self-regulation.

EDUC 680U Content Specialization and Research I
Course Offerings (1)
Thursday, August 29, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, September 12, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, October 10, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, October 24, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, November 7, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Laura Kuti
CRN: 16787 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions 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.

EDUC 681U Content Specialization and Research II
Course Offerings (1)
Thursday, September 5, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, September 12, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, September 19, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, October 3, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, October 31, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, December 12, 2019; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Erik Laursen
CRN: 13855 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
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 598U Selected Topics: Approaches to Literature
Course Offerings (1)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Instructor: Erik Nielson
CRN: 18309 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. Course runs 8/26-12/14.

ENGL 598U Selected Topics: Theories of Modern Rhetoric
Course Offerings (1)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, September 3, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, September 17, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, October 1, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, October 29, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, November 12, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, November 26, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Instructor: Daniel Hocutt
CRN: 18310 (section: 02H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class session as scheduled. Course runs 8/26-12/14.
Description
Survey of contemporary theories of rhetoric. Covers the proliferation of rhetorical theories surrounding changing understanding of rhetorical agency, from personal to social to mechanistic to assemblage. Special focus on post-human agency as it applies to composing.

HRM 343U Human Resource Management
Course Offerings (1)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Thursdays: 6:30 - 9:10 pm
Instructor: Gretchen Flynn
CRN: 11692 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
In-class/online hybrid. In-class session dates TBA.
Description
Survey of traditional human resources functions and their relation to effective personnel and organizational results. Examines recruitment and selection, performance appraisal, collective bargaining, labor relations, training, human resource and management development, salary administration, and promotions and their relationship to communication, motivation, and leadership in organization.

HUM 300U Applied Ethics
Course Offerings (1)
Tuesday, September 3, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 
6:30 - 9:10 pm
Instructor: Linda Thornton
CRN: 16245 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions 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 365U Cloud Computing: Infrastructure and Services
Course Offerings (1)
Saturday, August 31, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Saturday, September 7, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Saturday, September 21, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Saturday, October 5, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Saturday, October 19, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Saturday, November 2, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Saturday, November 16, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Saturday, November 30, 2019; 
9:00 - 11:40 am
Instructor: Anthony Burruss
CRN: 18301 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,530
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Overview of cloud computing concepts and capabilities across various service models. Familiarizes students with use of vendor maintained applications and processes, and covers security and other challenges associated with cloud computing. Students learn how to configure and program cloud services, develop cloud-based software applications, and leverage technologies to build comprehensive end-to-end solutions on the cloud.
Prerequisites
ISYS 302U

MGMT 345U Business Literacy
Course Offerings (1)
October 18, 2019 through December 7, 2019
Fridays: 6:30 - 9:10 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Instructor: Carrie Ludovico
CRN: 11788 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 6
Fee: $3,060
Department approval required. Weekend College students only. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Providing an overview of the issues facing those involved in domestic and international commerce.

NPS 540U Resource Development and Promotion
Course Offerings (1)
Tuesday, August 27, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, September 10, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, September 24, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, October 8, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, November 5, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, November 19, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Tuesday, December 3, 2019; 
5:50 - 8:30 pm
Instructor: Abbi Haggerty
CRN: 17345 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Provides a comprehensive examination of all major components of marketing strategy and their integration to build awareness of the nonprofit services and support for fundraising. Examines the policies, concepts and methods of marketing communication and fundraising including major gifts, annual giving, planned giving, comprehensive campaigns, stewardship and strategy.
Prerequisites
NPS 501U

NPS 590U Integrative Seminar
Course Offerings (1)
August 26, 2019 through December 14, 2019
Wednesdays: 5:50 - 8:30 pm
Instructor: Andrew Schoeneman
CRN: 16857 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $1,920
Department approval required. In-class/online hybrid. In-class session dates TBA.
Description
Integrative seminar with community-based learning project (or critical issues facing nonprofits). This course integrates the skills and knowledge obtained within the curriculum.
Prerequisites
NPS 501U and NPS 520U

PLSC 301U The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship
Course Offerings (1)
August 26, 2019 through October 12, 2019
Fridays: 6:30 - 9:10 pm
Saturdays: 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Instructor: James Narduzzi
CRN: 16813 (section: 01H)
Semester hours: 6
Fee: $3,060
Department approval required. Weekend College students only. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled.
Description
Exploring the history and importance of civic participation in the American tradition. Service learning component.

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