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Infant & Toddler Health EDUC 010.51, CRN 16378

$235
Understand and identify your role as a child care provider, educator, and early childhood professional. Includes research-based information on child development, attachment, temperament, and curriculum, and resources for teachers and parents who would like more help or information. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Infant & Toddler Health EDUC 010.52, CRN 16379

$295
Understand and identify your role as a child care provider, educator, and early childhood professional. Includes research-based information on child development, attachment, temperament, and curriculum, and resources for teachers and parents who would like more help or information. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.

Language Acquisition for ESL EDUC 037.51, CRN 16406

$265
This course will explore an instructional methodology that incorporates strategies for teaching concepts, constructively, and contextually. The goal is for you to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying concepts of various math topics and explore the principles of teaching those concepts to learners. The course will also explore teaching methodologies that support many federal and state standards. This course will focus on the topics of integers, fractions, factoring, and functions. •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have a minimum score of 80% on each examination to pass; •This course requires additional writing assignments; •We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level) and whether or not these course offerings will meet your district requirements for state certificate re-licensure.

Language Acquisition for ESL EDUC 037.52, CRN 16407

$314
Language Acquisition was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses developmental theories and how they apply to English language learners. The focus of this course is on the process of second language acquisition and the role of the classroom teacher. Included in this course is information about the legal obligations of schools and teachers to provide services and about the types of programs schools might provide. Included is information on communicating with parents/guardians •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have a minimum score of 80% on each examination to pass; •This course requires additional writing assignments; •We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level) and whether or not these course offerings will meet your district requirements for state certificate re-licensure.

Methods & Materials for ESL EDUC 038.51, CRN 16408

$265
Methods & Materials was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses how to apply instructional methods in creating lessons; how to create a motivating and caring learning environment; how to integrate teaching reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; how to differentiate instruction for English language learners; and how to identify culturally appropriate curriculum and instructional resources. • Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; • You must have a minimum score of 70% with no individual exam score below 60% to pass; • We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level) and whether or not these course offerings will meet your district requirements for state certificate re-licensure

Methods & Materials for ESL EDUC 038.52, CRN 16409

$314
Methods & Materials was written to help teachers understand concepts and terms related to educating students whose first language is not English. This course discusses how to apply instructional methods in creating lessons; how to create a motivating and caring learning environment; how to integrate teaching reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills; how to differentiate instruction for English language learners; and how to identify culturally appropriate curriculum and instructional resources. •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have a minimum score of 80% on each examination to pass; •This course requires additional writing assignments; •We recommend that you check with your school district/supervisor to verify which level you should enroll in (Undergraduate Professional Development Level or Graduate Professional Development Level) and whether or not these course offerings will meet your district requirements for state certificate re-licensure.

Reading & Writing Content EDUC 024.51, CRN 16398

$235
Reading & Writing in Content Area offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level. The material stresses the skills of vocabulary building, comprehension, and writing, as well as methods for motivating adolescents to read and write. The course also provides information on recognizing reading difficulties, assessing textbooks, and the integration of reading strategies within a content area. The strategies taught are aligned with the Praxis Reading Across the Curriculum test guide and the Reading in the Content Area national standards. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Reading & Writing Content EDUC 024.52, CRN 16399

$295
Reading & Writing in Content Area offers instruction in teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level. The material stresses the skills of vocabulary building, comprehension, and writing, as well as methods for motivating adolescents to read and write. The course also provides information on recognizing reading difficulties, assessing textbooks, and the integration of reading strategies within a content area. The strategies taught are aligned with the Praxis Reading Across the Curriculum test guide and the Reading in the Content Area national standards. 40 Graduate PDP’s This course requires additional writing assignments. Students must achieve at least an average of 80% in all exams with no exam below 70%.




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