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This course explores the theoretical foundations and practical applications of studies in creativity; topics include an overview of the leading creativity theorists and their respective methods for studying creativity. The course also highlights the major debates within the field including...

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Semester: Fall A: August 22-October 23.

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This course examines the role gender plays in learning.  Current research on best practices as they pertain to gender  will be examined and discussed, providing participants with the tools and strategies necessary to ensure educational equality within the classroom.

Semester: April 6, 7 & 13,14. It will also include online assignments during the time between on-campus meetings.

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This course introduces effective principles and techniques of management in contemporary classrooms. Attention is given to strategies and theories of classroom management, as well as the design and organization of classrooms that facilitate developmentally appropriate practices and student...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

This course will focus on the skills and sensitivities necessary in professional supervision, a critical aspect of leading an early childhood program. Specific standards and procedures will be discussed for the hiring and releasing of staff as well as clinical supervision and formative...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

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Understanding the need for expertise across the curriculum, this course focuses on the importance of choosing curriculum, content, and classroom resources central to the discipline being taught. In doing so, it pays particular attention to how these three elements must be combined with...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2 - February 26

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This course tackles questions such as: What is your responsibility as a leader and advocate for early childhood education prenatal through grade 4? Who can be a leader? How can you create positive change and influence positive outcomes for children and families? What is the early childhood...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27 - April 30

This course addresses and answers the educational leadership questions: What is your responsibility as a leader and advocate for early childhood education prenatal through grade 4? Who can be a leader?  How can you create positive change and influence positive outcomes...

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Semester: Online Fall Semester A: August 22 to October 23

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: Spring B: February 27- April 30

The 21st Century offers a great many challenges to teacher including significant advances in technology and a changing landscape in the law. Education professionals and administrators must be aware of federal and state common law, legislation and regulations in the performance of their duties....

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Semester: Online Fall Semester B: October 24 to December 18

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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: Spring B: February 27 - April 30

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