Courses

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Biblical Hebrew Online provides an introductory experience in the language of the Bible for students who can decode (phonetically read) Hebrew.  The course focuses on the fundamentals of biblical Hebrew’s grammatical structures and constructs, including its elaborate root word system and its...

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Semester: Online with live webinars on Wednesday evenings, 8:00-9:30pm EST ( 15 weeks: January 2 – April 23)

Every new teacher wakes up in the middle of the night worrying about setting up a classroom, planning for the first day, organizing lessons, and keeping everything engaging.

This class will help you jump into Supplementary School teaching without feeling overwhelmed and offers you a solid...

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Semester: Begins July 23

(Formerly Business Ethics in Jewish Law) The issue of business ethics has been prominent in the news recently because several large American corporations have been accused of serious fraud violations. Jewish law contains a great deal of discussion concerning business practices and business...

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Semester: Summer B: June 19 - August 13

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In this culminating project for the program, students will apply the research skills they have learned throughout the program in conjunction with the leadership and management knowledge they have garnered to complete a research project of their choosing. Students will collect data (quantitative...

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Semester: Traditional Semester: January 2 – April 23

In this culminating project for the program, students will apply the research skills they have learned throughout the program in conjunction with the leadership and management knowledge they have garnered to complete a research project of their choosing. Students will collect data (quantitative...

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This course examines and deepens the understanding of child development. Participants will have the opportunity to apply knowledge through child observations and assignments. Gauging how development occurs, its sequences, what can interfere, and the elements necessary for healthy development are...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

Acknowledging the importance of student engagement, this course focuses on designing activities, discussions, and assessments, which are driven by student involvement. It offers strategies for differentiation and techniques for communication that are both supportive and rigorous. This course...

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Semester: Summer A: April 24 - June 18

The Polish-Jewish scholar Raphael Lemkin coined the term "genocide" in 1944. This class will explore the meaning of this term and specific instances of genocides throughout history in an effort to understand how and why genocides occur. Our focal point is the Holocaust, the mass murder of...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

The concept paper focuses on formulating the research questions and writing the concept paper. Once the dissertation advisor is satisfied with the results, the concept paper will be sent to the Program Chair for approval. This approval must be obtained before work may be done on the proposal...

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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)

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