Courses

B

(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

C

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.   

Semester: Summer B: June 19 - August 13

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

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)

Participants in this course will learn practical strategies that will help you create a positive teaching and learning environment. The class will focus on how to set clear expectations; how to create and implement a positive behavior reinforcement plan; how to respond to student...

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Semester: Course begins February 20, 2018 and will be four weeks long.

This course provides students with the theories and tools necessary developing a business plan that is both practical and supportive of values and vision. Directors or aspiring directors will be required to examine the visions/mission statements of their schools and determine the necessary...

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Semester: Summer A: April 24 - June 18

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