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Advanced Classroom Mgt. EDUC 001.51, CRN 25853 - Section 51

$225
Geared primarily for professionals (e.g., regular or special educators, instructional assistants, school psychologists, counselors) serving children and youths presenting behavior problems in the school or community, this course focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions (often lumped together under the rubric “social skills”) with an emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Since previous knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral (operant) concepts and strategies is required, it is strongly recommended that you take an introductory behavior management course to learn the basic terms and concepts of behavior management prior to taking this advanced course. •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have an overall exam 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).

Advanced Classroom Mgt. EDUC 001.52, CRN 25854 - Section 52

$285
Focuses on cognitive and cognitive-behavioral interventions with emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. Knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral concepts and strategies is required. Strongly recommended that participants have completed an introductory behavior management course prior to taking this course. 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%.

Attention Deficit Disorder EDUC 002.51, CRN 25855 - Section 51

$225
Achieve a better understanding of ADD and intervention strategies to facilitate positive student change. Covers the history of the disorder, accepted methods to assess and identify students with the disorder, and various methods, medications, and strategies that are currently used to treat it. For situations in which services beyond what can be provided in the classroom are required, the referral process for getting help for the student will be addressed. Reference materials include a list of resources for both teachers and parents. 30 Undergraduate Level PDP’s. Students must achieve at least an average 70% in all exams with no exam below 60%.

Attention Deficit Disorder EDUC 002.52, CRN 25856 - Section 52

$285
Achieve a better understanding of ADD and intervention strategies to facilitate positive student change. Covers the history of the disorder, accepted methods to assess and identify students with the disorder, and various methods, medications, and strategies that are currently used to treat it. For situations in which services beyond what can be provided in the classroom are required, the referral process for getting help for the student will be addressed. Reference materials include a list of resources for both teachers and parents. 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%

Autism & Aspergers Disorder EDUC 003.51, CRN 25857 - Section 51

$225
Explores the characteristics and learning styles associated with the disorder, communication weaknesses, and successful intervention strategies that enhance more appropriate behavior. This course also provides resources for educators, related service personnel, and parents who seek 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%.

Autism & Aspergers Disorder:Information & Effective Intervention Strategies (GPDL 40PDP's online) EDUC 003.52, CRN 25213 - Section 52

$285
This course describes Autism and Asperger's Disorder, including characteristics of these disorders, associated learning styles, communication weaknesses, and various intervention strategies. The course helps the learner understand why individuals with Autism spectrum disorders behave the way they do, and what you can do to enhance more appropriate behavior. This course also lists resources for educators, related service personnel, and parents who want more help or information on Autism and Asperger's Disorder. Tuition $280 •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

Behavior is Language EDUC 004.51, CRN 25858 - Section 51

$255
This course is designed to give the learner a new perspective on student behavior and effective tools to facilitate positive student change. Taught by Mick R. Jackson MS/ED, this course provides a developmental framework to help the learner understand what students are trying to communicate through the "language" of their behavior. Topics covered include behavioral techniques and intervention strategies that remediate disruptive behaviors, reduce power struggles while increasing classroom control, reduce educator workload, and help prevent burnout. After successfully completing this course, the educator and his/her students will be better equipped to find and implement creative, effective solutions to behavioral problems. •Students have 6 months to complete course from the time of registration; •You must have an overall exam 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

Behavior is Language EDUC 004.52, CRN 25859 - Section 52

$304
Learn behavioral techniques and intervention strategies that remediate disruptive behaviors, reduce power struggles, increase classroom control, and reduce your workloads and burnout. Helps you, as well as students, find creative, effective solutions to behavioral problems. 55 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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