Courses

Courses

C

Understanding that conflict is often a by-product of professional and personal interaction, this course offers strategies for constructively resolving issues at both the individual and group levels.  Using self-reflection, personality inventories, and the study of temperaments, including the...

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Semester: Hybrid (Begins online June 19 and meets on campus at Summer Institute Wednesday, July 18- Friday, July 20)

This course will inform today’s educators on the many varied roles technology can play in the classroom. In addition to this, it will instruct participants on the effective implementation of these technologies to aide in student mastery, engagement, and assessment. With this, course content will...

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Semester: On campus during the week of July 30-August 3

D

This course is designed to introduce doctoral students to theories and methods needed in preparation for research, data collection and data presentation in the dissertation report.  It will include helpful literature and substantive, epistemological, and paradigmatic issues students will need to...

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Semester: Hybrid : Begins online in Summer Session B on June 19, 2018 for 4 weeks and continues on campus from July 15-20. Final online week July 24-July 30. Also includes PhD Orientation.

This course on doctoral-level writing skills focuses on improving academic English appropriate to a qualitative study.  Included will be: use of Chicago style and format to write papers; use of footnotes or endnotes, bibliographies, indices, table of contents, appendices, etc.; how to write a...

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Semester: On campus from July 19-20

J

Judaism and Islam are in many ways extraordinarily similar and, in other respects, very different. To study them side by side increases our understanding of each one. The course will assume that students have some knowledge of Judaism, but little knowledge of Islam. Topics include an...

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Semester: Hybrid (Begins online June 19 and meets on campus at Summer Institute Wednesday, July 18- Friday, July 20)

K

This course is designed to empower teachers with the knowledge needed to utilize organized movement as an effective instructional tool within the modern classroom.  Based on current research, and empirical study, participants will explore content based active learning techniques, designed to...

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Semester: On campus during the week of July 15 – July 20, 2018

L

This course examines the relationship between law, public policy, and current issues in P-12 education. Course content analyzes historical and contemporary legal, political, and ethical issues of public and private schooling, with an emphasis on state and federal educational law, the political...

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Semester: On campus during the week of July 9-July 13

M

Designed to provide guidance in the analysis, interpretation, and evaluation of research reports and methods commonly used in education and the social sciences. Students will apply this knowledge in their concept paper as they identify an applied action research area of interest, prepare a...

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Semester: Hybrid course ( Begins online June 19,2018. Students come to Summer Institute on campus ( July 15- July 17)

How students perceive themselves as learners in the classroom has a marked effect on motivation and success. This course investigates how mindsets are developed, and what role they play in engagement, effort, and academic achievement. Course content focuses on the development of a framework for...

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Semester: On campus during the week of August 6 –August 10

N

An examination and analysis of process and steps necessary to determine need and to create and evaluate appropriate projects within an educational organization.

Semester: Hybrid Course ( Begins online June 19, 2018. Students come to Summer Institute on campus (July 17 – July 19)

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