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College Credit Connection, LLC has collaborated with the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) to offer graduate semester credit through Vanguard University of Southern California (WASC accreditation) for Professional Development Courses.  ASCD interactive courses provide individual learners with flexibility without sacrificing meaningful content.  Each course includes audio and video clips, examples from actual classrooms, exercises, extensive reading materials, and access to an online forum. 

These courses are available for 1, 2, or 3 units. Please see Course Level pull-down menu to the right on the Course Information page for your selection.


*For ASCD Online Interactive courses, you will need to register, enroll, complete coursework, and pay fees to both CCC and ASCD. The $79 per unit CCC enrollment fee does not include the $155 ASCD per course fee. 

To find courses, click on one or more of the following Subject Areas, click the ALL ONLINE INTERACTIVE tab below, or go to the ALL COURSES page to sort by Format and/or Subject Area.

All ONLINE INTERACTIVE Courses

COURSE # COURSE TITLE / SUBJECT AREA PROVIDER GRADE LEVEL
ASCD Conference and Workshop Courses
EDUX 6390(F ,G ,H) ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –A ASCD K-16
EDUX 6395(F ,G ,H) ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –B ASCD K-16
EDUX 6400(F ,G ,H) ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –C ASCD K-16
EDUX 6405(F ,G ,H) ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –D ASCD K-16
Classroom Management
EDUX 6000(F ,G ,H) Bullying: Defining the Problem ASCD K-16
EDUX 6005(F ,G ,H) Bullying: Taking Charge ASCD K-16
EDUX 6010(F ,G ,H) Classroom Management: Teacher-Student Relationships ASCD K-16
EDUX 6015(F ,G ,H) Classroom Management: Building Effective Relationships ASCD K-16
EDUX 6020(F ,G ,H) Classroom Management: Managing Challenging Behavior ASCD K-16
EDUX 6030(F ,G ,H) Conflict Resolution: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6035(F ,G ,H) Leadership for Contemporary Schools ASCD K-16
EDUX 6040(F ,G ,H) Understanding Student Motivation ASCD K-16
EDUX 6045(F ,G ,H) Understanding Student Motivation Challenges ASCD K-16
EDUX 6455(F ,G ,H) Classroom Management: Understanding Diverse Learning Needs ASCD K-16
EDUX 6510(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Creating an Environment that Supports Learning ASCD K-16
EDUX 6515(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6520(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Teaching with Student Differences in Mind ASCD K-16
Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
EDUX 6050(F ,G ,H) Crafting Curriculum: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6055(F ,G ,H) Crafting Curriculum: Using Standards ASCD K-16
EDUX 6060(F ,G ,H) Crafting Curriculum: Beyond the Basics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6065(F ,G ,H) Assessment: Designing Performance Assessments ASCD K-16
EDUX 6070(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6080(F ,G ,H) Embracing Diversity: Effective Teaching ASCD K-16
EDUX 6081(F ,G ,H) Embracing Diversity: Effective Teaching II ASCD K-16
EDUX 6090(F ,G ,H) Assessment: Measurement That's Useful ASCD K-16
EDUX 6095(F ,G ,H) Embracing Diversity: Global Education ASCD K-16
EDUX 6100(F ,G ,H) Mathematics: Grades K-2 ASCD K-2
EDUX 6105(F ,G ,H) Mathematics: Grades 3-5 ASCD 3-5
EDUX 6110(F ,G ,H) Mathematics: Grades 6-8 ASCD 6-8
EDUX 6115(F ,G ,H) Assessment: Getting Started with Student Portfolios ASCD K-16
EDUX 6140(F ,G ,H) Achievement Gaps: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6145(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Using Assessment Effectively ASCD K-16
EDUX 6255(F ,G ,H) The Brain: Developing Lifelong Learning Habits ASCD K-16
EDUX 6415(F ,G ,H) Assessing Language Ability in Young Adults and Adults ASCD 9-16
EDUX 6416(G ,F ,H) Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6417(F ,G ,H) Using Data to Determine Student Mastery ASCD K-16
EDUX 6430(F ,G ,H) Response to Intervention: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6460(F ,G ,H) Technology in Schools: A Balanced Perspective ASCD K-16
EDUX 6465(F ,G ,H) Content-Based Instruction for English Language Learners ASCD K-16
EDUX 6471(F ,G ,H) Common Core Literacy Foundations: Grades K-2 Course ASCD K-2
EDUX 6472(F ,G ,H) Common Core Literacy: Grades 3-5 ASCD 3-5
EDUX 6473(F ,G ,H) Common Core: Teaching Argumentative Writing and Speaking - Grades 6-12 ASCD 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
EDUX 6510(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Creating an Environment that Supports Learning ASCD K-16
EDUX 6525(F ,G ,H) From Vision to Action: The 21st Century Teaching and Learning Plan ASCD K-16
EDUX 6540(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: The Curriculum Connection ASCD K-16
EDUX 6545(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Using Ongoing Assessment to Inform Instruction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6550(F ,G ,H) Formative Assessment and Common Core: English Language Arts/Literacy ASCD K-16
EDUX 6555(F ,G ,H) English Language Learners and the Common Core State Standards ASCD K-16
EDUX 6560(F ,G ,H) Formative Assessment and the Common Core: Mathematics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6565(F ,G ,H) Including Students with Disabilities in the Common Core ASCD K-16
EDUX 6570(F ,G ,H) Leadership: Implementing the Common Core State Standards ASCD K-16
EDUX 6575(F ,G ,H) The Common Core Standards and Understanding by Design: Mathematics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6580(F ,G ,H) The Common Core Standards and Understanding by Design: English Language Arts ASCD K-16
EDUX 6585(F ,G ,H) The Core Six: Teaching with the Common Core State Standards in Mind ASCD K-16
EDUX 6590(F ,G ,H) Project-Based Learning: An Answer to the Common Core Challenge ASCD K-16
EDUX 6595(F ,G ,H) Text Complexity: Understanding Literacy Shifts in the Common Core ASCD K-16
EDUX 6600(F ,G ,H) Understanding the Common Core Writing Standards: Grades 6-12 ASCD 7-12
EDUX 6605(F ,G ,H) Understanding the Common Core Writing Standards: Grades K-5 ASCD K-6
EDUX 6610(F ,G ,H) An Introduction to the Whole Child ASCD K-16
EDUX 6630(F ,G ,H) The Next Generation Science Standards: An Introduction ASCD 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
EDUX 6640(F ,G ,H) Developing Grammar Skills in English Language Learners ASCD K-16
EDUX 6645(F ,G ,H) Elementary Research Skills: Grades 3-5 ASCD 3-5
EDUX 6650(F ,G ,H) Teach, Reflect, Learn: Building Your Capacity for Success in the Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6655(F ,G ,H) Teaching the Critical Verbs: Closing the Vocabulary Gap ASCD K-16
EDUX 6675(F ,G ,H) Where Great Teaching Begins ASCD K-16
EDUX 6682(F ,G ,H) Designing Assessments for Higher-Order Thinking ASCD K-16
EDUX 6685(F ,G ,H) FIT Teaching in Action: Learning to Use the Framework for Intentional and Targeted Teaching ASCD K-16
EDUX 6686(F ,G ,H) Grading Smarter, Not Harder ASCD K-16
EDUX 6687(F ,G ,H) Guiding Student Research Projects: Grades 6-12 ASCD 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
EDUX 6688(F ,G ,H) Questioning for Classroom Discussion: Grades 6–12 ASCD 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
EDUX 6689(F ,G ,H) Sparking Student Creativity: Practical Applications and Strategies ASCD K-16
Educational Theory and Issues
EDUX 6040(F ,G ,H) Understanding Student Motivation ASCD K-16
EDUX 6045(F ,G ,H) Understanding Student Motivation Challenges ASCD K-16
EDUX 6140(F ,G ,H) Achievement Gaps: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6150(F ,G ,H) The Brain: Memory and Learning Strategies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6160(F ,G ,H) The Brain: Understanding the Physical Brain ASCD K-16
EDUX 6165(F ,G ,H) Substitute Teaching: More Strategies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6170(F ,H ,G) Schools as Professional Learning Communities: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6275(F ,G ,H) English Language Learners in the Mainstream ASCD K-16
EDUX 6280(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Special Needs ASCD K-16
EDUX 6290(F ,G ,H) Inclusion: The Basics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6295(F ,G ,H) Inclusion: Implementing Strategies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6300(F ,G ,H) Paraeducators in Your Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6370(F ,G ,H) Learning Theory in the Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6430(F ,G ,H) Response to Intervention: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6435(F ,G ,H) The Art and Science of Teaching ASCD K-16
EDUX 6440(F ,G ,H) What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action ASCD K-16
EDUX 6445(F ,G ,H) What Works in Schools: School Leadership in Action ASCD K-16
EDUX 6450(F ,G ,H) Parents as Partners in Schooling ASCD K-16
EDUX 6455(F ,G ,H) Classroom Management: Understanding Diverse Learning Needs ASCD K-16
EDUX 6470(F ,G ,H) Embracing Diversity: Managing Diverse Schools and Classrooms ASCD K-16
EDUX 6530(F ,G ,H) Teaching with Poverty in Mind ASCD K-16
EDUX 6590(F ,G ,H) Project-Based Learning: An Answer to the Common Core Challenge ASCD K-16
EDUX 6610(F ,G ,H) An Introduction to the Whole Child ASCD K-16
EDUX 6670(F ,G ,H) Total Participation Techniques ASCD K-16
EDUX 6691(F ,G ,H) Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools ASCD K-16
Language, Literature & Literacy
EDUX 6180(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Creating an Effective Secondary Reading Program ASCD 7-12
EDUX 6185(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Language Arts and English ASCD K-16
EDUX 6190(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Mathematics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6195(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Science ASCD K-16
EDUX 6200(H ,G ,F) Literacy Strategies: Social Studies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6205(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Improving Comprehension ASCD K-16
EDUX 6210(H ,G ,F) Literacy Strategies: Phonemic Awareness and Vocabulary Building ASCD K-16
EDUX 6215(F ,G ,H) Six Research-Based Approaches for the Elementary Classroom ASCD K-6
EDUX 6220(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies for Learning ASCD K-16
EDUX 6275(F ,G ,H) English Language Learners in the Mainstream ASCD K-16
EDUX 6280(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Special Needs ASCD K-16
EDUX 6415(F ,G ,H) Assessing Language Ability in Young Adults and Adults ASCD 9-16
EDUX 6425(F ,G ,H) An Introduction to Teaching English Language Learners ASCD K-16
EDUX 6471(F ,G ,H) Common Core Literacy Foundations: Grades K-2 Course ASCD K-2
EDUX 6472(F ,G ,H) Common Core Literacy: Grades 3-5 ASCD 3-5
EDUX 6473(F ,G ,H) Common Core: Teaching Argumentative Writing and Speaking - Grades 6-12 ASCD 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
EDUX 6475(F ,G ,H) Common Core and Literacy Strategies: English Language Arts ASCD K-16
EDUX 6480(F ,G ,H) Common Core and Literacy Strategies: History/Social Studies ASCD 7-12
EDUX 6485(F ,G ,H) Common Core and Literacy Strategies: Mathematics ASCD 7-12
EDUX 6490(F ,G ,H) Common Core Literacy Strategies: Science ASCD K-16
EDUX 6495(F ,G ,H) Common Core Mathematics: Grades K - 5 ASCD K-6
EDUX 6500(F ,G ,H) Common Core Mathematics: Grades 6 - 8 ASCD 6-8
EDUX 6505(F ,G ,H) Common Core Mathematics: Grades 9 - 12 ASCD 9-12
EDUX 6550(F ,G ,H) Formative Assessment and Common Core: English Language Arts/Literacy ASCD K-16
EDUX 6555(F ,G ,H) English Language Learners and the Common Core State Standards ASCD K-16
EDUX 6580(F ,G ,H) The Common Core Standards and Understanding by Design: English Language Arts ASCD K-16
EDUX 6595(F ,G ,H) Text Complexity: Understanding Literacy Shifts in the Common Core ASCD K-16
EDUX 6600(F ,G ,H) Understanding the Common Core Writing Standards: Grades 6-12 ASCD 7-12
EDUX 6605(F ,G ,H) Understanding the Common Core Writing Standards: Grades K-5 ASCD K-6
EDUX 6640(F ,G ,H) Developing Grammar Skills in English Language Learners ASCD K-16
EDUX 6645(F ,G ,H) Elementary Research Skills: Grades 3-5 ASCD 3-5
EDUX 6655(F ,G ,H) Teaching the Critical Verbs: Closing the Vocabulary Gap ASCD K-16
EDUX 6681(F ,G ,H) Building a Schoolwide Independent Reading Culture ASCD K-16
EDUX 6690(F ,G ,H) Teaching the Core Skills of Listening and Speaking ASCD K-16
Leadership and Administration
EDUX 6035(F ,G ,H) Leadership for Contemporary Schools ASCD K-16
EDUX 6165(F ,G ,H) Substitute Teaching: More Strategies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6170(F ,G ,H) Schools as Professional Learning Communities: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6225(F ,G ,H) Leadership: Effective Critical Skills ASCD K-16
EDUX 6315(F ,G ,H) Multiple Intelligences: Implications for Leadership ASCD K-16
EDUX 6340(F ,G ,H) Understanding by Design: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6440(F ,G ,H) What Works in Schools: Translating Research into Action ASCD K-16
EDUX 6445(F ,G ,H) What Works in Schools: School Leadership in Action ASCD K-16
EDUX 6450(F ,G ,H) Parents as Partners in Schooling ASCD K-16
EDUX 6470(F ,G ,H) Embracing Diversity: Managing Diverse Schools and Classrooms ASCD K-16
EDUX 6525(F ,G ,H) From Vision to Action: The 21st Century Teaching and Learning Plan ASCD K-16
EDUX 6570(F ,G ,H) Leadership: Implementing the Common Core State Standards ASCD K-16
EDUX 6615(F ,G ,H) Leading Professional Learning: Building Capacity through Teacher Leaders ASCD K-16
EDUX 6635(F ,G ,H) Building Teachers’ Capacity for Success: Instructional Coaching Essentials ASCD K-16
EDUX 6681(F ,G ,H) Building a Schoolwide Independent Reading Culture ASCD K-16
EDUX 6684(F ,G ,H) FIT Teaching in Action for Instructional Leaders ASCD K-16
EDUX 6691(F ,G ,H) Turning High-Poverty Schools into High-Performing Schools ASCD K-16
Mathematics
EDUX 6100(F ,G ,H) Mathematics: Grades K-2 ASCD K-2
EDUX 6105(F ,G ,H) Mathematics: Grades 3-5 ASCD 3-5
EDUX 6110(F ,G ,H) Mathematics: Grades 6-8 ASCD 6-8
EDUX 6190(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Mathematics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6495(F ,G ,H) Common Core Mathematics: Grades K - 5 ASCD K-6
EDUX 6500(F ,G ,H) Common Core Mathematics: Grades 6 - 8 ASCD 6-8
EDUX 6505(F ,G ,H) Common Core Mathematics: Grades 9 - 12 ASCD 9-12
EDUX 6560(F ,G ,H) Formative Assessment and the Common Core: Mathematics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6575(F ,G ,H) The Common Core Standards and Understanding by Design: Mathematics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6625(F ,G ,H) STEM for All ASCD K-16
Methods of Instruction
EDUX 6010(G ,H ,F) Classroom Management: Teacher-Student Relationships ASCD K-16
EDUX 6096(F ,G ,H) Embracing Diversity: Global Education II ASCD K-16
EDUX 6220(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies for Learning ASCD K-16
EDUX 6245(F ,G ,H) Professional Development: It's a Process, Not an Event ASCD K-16
EDUX 6250(F ,G ,H) Substitute Teaching: The Basics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6260(F ,G ,H) Substitute Teachers: Creating an Effective Training Program ASCD K-16
EDUX 6265(F ,G ,H) Formative Assessment: The Basics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6270(F ,G ,H) Formative Assessment: Deepening Understanding ASCD K-16
EDUX 6275(F ,G ,H) English Language Learners in the Mainstream ASCD K-16
EDUX 6280(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Special Needs ASCD K-16
EDUX 6285(F ,G ,H) Dimensions of Learning: The Basics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6290(F ,G ,H) Inclusion: The Basics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6295(F ,G ,H) Inclusion: Implementing Strategies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6305(F ,G ,H) Multiple Intelligences: The Basics ASCD K-16
EDUX 6310(F ,G ,H) Multiple Intelligences: Designing a Classroom Environment ASCD K-16
EDUX 6315(F ,G ,H) Multiple Intelligences: Implications for Leadership ASCD K-16
EDUX 6320(F ,G ,H) Multiple Intelligences: Strengthening Your Teaching ASCD K-16
EDUX 6325(F ,G ,H) The Reflective Educator ASCD K-16
EDUX 6330(F ,G ,H) Your First Year of Teaching: Surviving and Thriving ASCD K-16
EDUX 6335(F ,G ,H) Achievement Gaps: The Path to Equity ASCD K-16
EDUX 6340(F ,G ,H) Understanding by Design: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6345(F ,G ,H) Understanding by Design: The Backward Design Process ASCD K-16
EDUX 6350(F ,G ,H) Understanding by Design: The Six Facets of Understanding ASCD K-16
EDUX 6355(F ,G ,H) What Works in Schools: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6360(F ,G ,H) What Works in Schools: What Schools Can Do To Improve ASCD K-16
EDUX 6370(F ,G ,H) Learning Theory in the Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6416(G ,F ,H) Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6417(F ,G ,H) Using Data to Determine Student Mastery ASCD K-16
EDUX 6425(F ,G ,H) An Introduction to Teaching English Language Learners ASCD K-16
EDUX 6435(F ,G ,H) The Art and Science of Teaching ASCD K-16
EDUX 6465(F ,G ,H) Content-Based Instruction for English Language Learners ASCD K-16
EDUX 6515(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6520(F ,G ,H) Differentiated Instruction: Teaching with Student Differences in Mind ASCD K-16
EDUX 6565(F ,G ,H) Including Students with Disabilities in the Common Core ASCD K-16
EDUX 6585(F ,G ,H) The Core Six: Teaching with the Common Core State Standards in Mind ASCD K-16
EDUX 6620(F ,G ,H) Blended Learning: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6635(F ,G ,H) Building Teachers’ Capacity for Success: Instructional Coaching Essentials ASCD K-16
EDUX 6650(F ,G ,H) Teach, Reflect, Learn: Building Your Capacity for Success in the Classroom ASCD K-16
EDUX 6655(F ,G ,H) Teaching the Critical Verbs: Closing the Vocabulary Gap ASCD K-16
EDUX 6670(F ,G ,H) Total Participation Techniques ASCD K-16
EDUX 6683(F ,G ,H) Enhancing Teaching with Technology ASCD K-16
EDUX 6685(F ,G ,H) FIT Teaching in Action: Learning to Use the Framework for Intentional and Targeted Teaching ASCD K-16
EDUX 6686(F ,G ,H) Grading Smarter, Not Harder ASCD K-16
EDUX 6688(F ,G ,H) Questioning for Classroom Discussion: Grades 6–12 ASCD 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
EDUX 6689(F ,G ,H) Sparking Student Creativity: Practical Applications and Strategies ASCD K-16
Science / Health
EDUX 6195(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Science ASCD K-16
EDUX 6625(F ,G ,H) STEM for All ASCD K-16
Social Science
EDUX 6200(H ,G ,F) Literacy Strategies: Social Studies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6530(F ,G ,H) Teaching with Poverty in Mind ASCD K-16
Social Studies and History
EDUX 6200(F ,G ,H) Literacy Strategies: Social Studies ASCD K-16
EDUX 6630(F ,G ,H) The Next Generation Science Standards: An Introduction ASCD 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Special Education
EDUX 6565(F ,G ,H) Including Students with Disabilities in the Common Core ASCD K-16
Technology & Computer
EDUX 6380(F ,G ,H) Technology in Schools: Planning Using the LOCATE Model ASCD K-16
EDUX 6385(F ,G ,H) Technology in Schools: Teaching Better ASCD K-16
EDUX 6460(F ,G ,H) Technology in Schools: A Balanced Perspective ASCD K-16
EDUX 6620(F ,G ,H) Blended Learning: An Introduction ASCD K-16
EDUX 6625(F ,G ,H) STEM for All ASCD K-16
EDUX 6675(F ,G ,H) Where Great Teaching Begins ASCD K-16
EDUX 6683(F ,G ,H) Enhancing Teaching with Technology ASCD K-16

ASCD Conference and Workshop Courses


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ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –A Enroll

EDUX 6390 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course is designed to examine how an educator’s professional development experiences (conferences, workshops, institutes, etc.) have influenced his or her teaching or educational leadership.  Students will summarize, reflect, evaluate and further research the topic(s) covered in their professional development experience.  This is a creative and unique opportunity for teachers and administrators to gain university credit as they analyze their previous professional development experiences, enhance their instructional practice, and establish future goals for their school or classroom.
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3

ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –B Enroll

EDUX 6395 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  Prerequisite: EDUX 6390. This course is designed to examine how an educator’s professional development experiences (conferences, workshops, institutes, etc.) have influenced his or her teaching or educational leadership.  Students will summarize, reflect, evaluate and further research the topic(s) covered in their professional development experience.  This is a creative and unique opportunity for teachers and administrators to gain university credit as they analyze their previous professional development experiences, enhance their instructional practice, and establish future goals for their school or classroom.
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ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –C Enroll

EDUX 6400 (1, 2 or 3 Units available).  Prerequisite: EDUX 6395. This course is designed to examine how an educator’s professional development experiences (conferences, workshops, institutes, etc.) have influenced his or her teaching or educational leadership.  Students will summarize, reflect, evaluate and further research the topic(s) covered in their professional development experience.  This is a creative and unique opportunity for teachers and administrators to gain university credit as they analyze their previous professional development experiences, enhance their instructional practice, and establish future goals for their school or classroom.
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ASCD Educator Conference Practicum –D Enroll

EDUX 6405 (1, 2 or 3 Units available).  Prerequisite: EDUX 6400. This course is designed to examine how an educator’s professional development experiences (conferences, workshops, institutes, etc.) have influenced his or her teaching or educational leadership.  Students will summarize, reflect, evaluate and further research the topic(s) covered in their professional development experience.  This is a creative and unique opportunity for teachers and administrators to gain university credit as they analyze their previous professional development experiences, enhance their instructional practice, and establish future goals for their school or classroom.
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Classroom Management


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Bullying: Defining the Problem Enroll

EDUX 6000 (1, 2 or 3 Units Available).  This course focuses on the three components of an effective bullying definition as well as the effect of bullying on students and others within the community. Participants exam what they know about bullying, consider how it has become a universal problem, and examine the data and statistics related to bullying within the school environment and community. 
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Bullying: Taking Charge Enroll

EDUX 6005 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   This course reviews the three categories of speech not protected by the First Amendment and the four key principles that identify successful intervention programs. Participants will explore why it is important to address this subject on the student, teacher, and school level. They will also learn practical tools for confronting and preventing bullying. Through video examples, in-depth readings, and problem-solving scenarios, participants will learn how to recognize and detect bullying, address bullying with the bully as well as the victim, discuss bullying with students through classroom activities, and implement a community-wide bullying prevention program.
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Classroom Management: Teacher-Student Relationships Enroll

EDUX 6010 (1, 2 or 3 Units available).  This course asks educators to think about classroom management as a way of interacting with students. It suggests that cooperation and enthusiasm for learning are not things that teachers build in students; rather, they are behaviors and attitudes that teachers help students recognize within themselves. The strategies presented in the course emphasize helping students discover that they want to be cooperative, active learners. Participants will investigate how their dispositions and personal experiences influence the classroom culture and how to use reflection as a key aspect of further enhancing their classroom management plan.
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Classroom Management: Building Effective Relationships Enroll

EDUX 6015 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   In this 2nd Edition course, participants will investigate the various facets of classroom management and learn how to bring out the best in their students.  Participants will examine some common approaches to classroom management to find the one that is best for them, laying the foundation for their classroom management plan. They will then build on the foundation by examining the student-teacher relationship and uncovering the strategies that will support their approach to classroom management. Finally, participants will learn how all of these pieces can fit together to create a cohesive, school-wide model.


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Classroom Management: Managing Challenging Behavior Enroll

EDUX 6020 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   This course offers strategies to help teachers look at behaviors more objectively, perhaps even from the student's point of view. By understanding the student, the teacher can shift the focus from controlling the student to teaching the student personal responsibility, allowing the student to become a self-regulated learner. For many teachers, managing student behavior has become a challenge. Behavioral problems such as noncompliance, defiance, inattention, and aggression are an everyday occurrence. These day-to-day challenges steadily wear down the good and positive attitudes present at the beginning of the school year. 
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Conflict Resolution: An Introduction Enroll

EDUX 6030  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course introduces teachers to the concept of conflict resolution, its value in a school environment, and the many ways to handle it.  It will help teachers understand how they can—and why they should—emphasize conflict resolution in the classroom and, if feasible, throughout the school.  Read More... Course Requirements


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Leadership for Contemporary Schools Enroll

EDUX 6035  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   This course addresses ways to help contemporary school leaders adjust to their changing roles. Principals who treat students with respect, promote good communication skills, and offer support help to create a positive school culture, according to a recent survey. But although some leaders have no trouble with these behaviors, others need to learn how to better incorporate them into their leadership style to improve the learning climate in their schools.  Read More... Course Requirements


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Understanding Student Motivation Enroll

EDUX 6040  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).    This course explores the importance of finding out what motivates children and the ways that educators can put themselves in each student's shoes to frame the learning process around that child. Participants will define motivation within the context of the classroom, understand how a sense of belonging affects student motivation, and explore ways to build competence.   

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Understanding Student Motivation Challenges Enroll

EDUX 6045 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   In this 1st Edition course, educators will learn about the conditions that foster student motivation. Further, the participants will learn how to meet students’ needs to enhance motivation in the classroom, explore strategies to cope with challenges, and address ways to provide productive and positive choices for students.   
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Classroom Management: Understanding Diverse Learning Needs Enroll

EDUX 6455 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  In this 2nd Edition course, participants will investigate some of the diverse needs that today's students may be facing. Through readings and reflection, they will identify actions they can take to effectively meet the needs of their students. Participants will consider how, in the past, many students with diverse learning needs remained within the realm of the special education teacher. As our educational system has moved toward a model encouraging the least restrictive environment for all students, more and more students with diverse learning needs are now included in the regular classroom. Participants will consider how these students deserve to be treated with dignity and warrant the same learning gains that are expected for all students.

 

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Differentiated Instruction: Creating an Environment that Supports Learning Enroll

EDUX 6510 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  In this course, participants will gain an understanding of the role of the classroom environment in the differentiated classroom. Throughout this course, learners will explore the key elements of a supportive environment that encourage the implementation of the philosophy of differentiation. Furthermore, they will learn how to encourage and facilitate community building that creates a classroom where teachers and students work together to collaborate and share responsibility for learning. Along with creating the physical environment, participants will learn to use specific strategies to identify student needs, strengths, and interests. Finally, learners will be able to foster positive communication with students and provide constructive feedback on their growth and progress.
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Differentiated Instruction: Leading and Managing a Differentiated Classroom Enroll

EDUX 6515 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  In this course, participants will examine the issues and strategies for leading a differentiated classroom and managing the many details necessary for the class to run smoothly.  They will explore how the teacher’s vision sets the stage for students’ confidence and effectiveness in a responsive classroom.  Also, they will discover the direct link between teachers’ mindsets and their actions in the classroom, which influence how students come to see themselves as learners.  In addition, participants will learn to create buy-in from students, parents, and other stakeholders, which leads to effective partnerships. Learners will also review several challenges that many teachers encounter when trying to implement differentiation, as well as concrete ideas for addressing them.  Practical suggestions for managing the details of a classroom will include getting students into groups, giving multiple directions, calling on students, managing noise, getting help, transitions, and managing time.

 

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Differentiated Instruction: Teaching with Student Differences in Mind Enroll

EDUX 6520 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  In this course, participants will learn how teachers in a differentiated classroom plan for differentiation for readiness, interest, and learning profile, using multiple instructional strategies. They will also see how many of the components of differentiation previously discussed in this suite of courses come together to ensure solid planning and execution of high-quality differentiation.
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Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment


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Crafting Curriculum: An Introduction Enroll

EDUX 6050 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course provides a broad overview of some guiding curriculum development principles and concepts. Although especially helpful to those who are new to the curriculum development process, it is also a good review for those already experienced in the process. 
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Crafting Curriculum: Using Standards Enroll

EDUX 6055  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course introduces the processes required to successfully implement standards into the curriculum. This course also features a review of the standards movement, an examination of the backward design process, and analysis of teaching strategies that work in the standards-based classroom. Read More... Course Requirements


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Crafting Curriculum: Beyond the Basics Enroll

EDUX 6060 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   This course will explore how adopters, evolvers, and developers approach curriculum development while considering what it means to create coherence. Although this course is specifically designed for the more experienced curriculum developer, all participants should find the course interesting as they examine the many issues that surround the curriculum development process.  Read More... Course Requirements


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Assessment: Designing Performance Assessments Enroll

EDUX 6065  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).    This course focuses on the purpose of performance assessments and shows participants how to develop performance assessment tasks. In addition to explaining what performance assessment is, this course provides a model to guide each educator in developing performance assessments that provide meaningful feedback concerning student learning to students, teachers, and parents. 

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Differentiated Instruction: An Introduction Enroll

EDUX 6070  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course is designed to enhance understanding of how to better meet the needs of the many different learners in classrooms and schools. It provides opportunities to examine the characteristics of a differentiated classroom; how to frame instruction around concepts; and some techniques for differentiating content, process, and product. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect on their own beliefs and practices relative to differentiation and to read and analyze examples of differentiated learning activities.  Read More... Course Requirements


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Embracing Diversity: Effective Teaching Enroll

EDUX 6080  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This 1st Edition course will give participants an opportunity to explore curricula and lessons that focus on tolerance and diversity. Participants will learn about instructional approaches that have been recommended by tolerance professionals and used by teachers. The goal is to help students learn to embrace diversity and respect others.
 
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Embracing Diversity: Effective Teaching II Enroll

EDUX 6081 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  In this 2nd Edition course, participants will consider the importance of building respect for racial and multicultural diversity, as well as combating gender and sexual bias through curriculum. Participants will also explore the role of conflict resolution and character education in helping build learning environments that embrace diversity. Through video examples and in-depth readings, participants will learn practical tools for building respect for all students.


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Assessment: Measurement That's Useful Enroll

EDUX 6090  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course provides the opportunity to think about current assessment practices and learn the key ingredients to any effective assessment. It presents an overview of exemplary assessment and is designed for anyone who is interested in learning about exemplary assessment, or who is questioning their own classroom or school assessment practices and is looking for general ways to improve them.  Read More... Course Requirements


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Embracing Diversity: Global Education Enroll

EDUX 6095  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   This 1st Edition course provides an introduction to teaching using a global perspective. Participants will explore elements of global education, observe how others have incorporated global education into their classrooms or schools, critique classroom-tested lesson plans and units, infuse global education into a lesson, unit, or theme already being taught in the classroom, and explore teaching strategies.
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Mathematics: Grades K-2 Enroll

EDUX 6100  (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course addresses teaching mathematics to young children effectively in ways that build a child's level of confidence so that he or she can be successful. The first lesson briefly touches on what children need to learn.The other lessons focus on how to effectively teach mathematics.   
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Mathematics: Grades 3-5 Enroll

EDUX 6105 (1-3 Units available).  This course examines six fundamental principles of teaching mathematics effectively in the upper elementary classroom, explores the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) process and content standards, and suggests effective assessment practices.
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Mathematics: Grades 6-8 Enroll

EDUX 6110 (1-3 Units available).  This course underscores the belief that mathematics teaching can improve if teachers emphasize understanding rather than simply processes, support relevant activities and lessons, use brain-based strategies to facilitate learning, and combine the use of standards with a sense of mathematical wonder.  Read More... Course Requirements


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Assessment: Getting Started with Student Portfolios Enroll

EDUX 6115.  (1-3 Units available).    This course will help teachers understand the benefits of using student portfolios and will provide them with a solid foundation so that they can start implementing portfolios in their classroom. In creating portfolios, students have the opportunity to become more involved in all aspects of their learning. 
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Achievement Gaps: An Introduction Enroll

EDUX 6140 (1-3 Units available).  This course explores the multiple causes for gaps in achievement, examines issues that ready children for learning, and considers how to enhance a child's readiness to learn. Learners will explore what it means to strive for equity in achievement by considering the types of learning environments that promote student achievement and ways to measure student achievement.    Read More... Course Requirements


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Differentiated Instruction: Using Assessment Effectively Enroll

EDUX 6145 (1-3 Units available).  Assessment is more than standardized or summative testing. It is much broader — a photo album to the isolated test's snapshot, an overall view of what goes on in the learning environment.  This course identifies ways to use assessment to pinpoint students' learning needs, reflects on some principles of differentiated instruction, and analyzes different ways to use continual assessment to inform instruction.  Read More... Course Requirements


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The Brain: Developing Lifelong Learning Habits Enroll

EDUX 6255 (1-3 Units available).   In this 2nd Edition course, participants will learn about the thinking and learning skills that today’s students should be cultivating in order to become successful adults in the dynamic, rapidly changing, and “flattened” world into which they will graduate. Participants will be introduced to the idea of “habits of mind,” survey 16 distinct ways of seeing, understanding, and interacting with the world, and learn instructional strategies to help their students develop each of these thinking and learning “habits.” In Modules 3-6, participants also will be provided activity suggestions and materials that can be downloaded and used in the elementary or secondary classroom.
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Assessing Language Ability in Young Adults and Adults Enroll

EDUX 6415 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).  This course explores why language assessment is important and considers how teachers can assess language skills on an ongoing basis. Participants will examine the value, design, and scoring of language assessments and investigate the importance of analyzing the results of a language measure. To help translate theory into practice, participants also will learn a teacher-friendly means for calculating item difficulty and review a checklist for evaluating a language measure. The second half of the course moves to the assessment of English language learners’ writing, where participants will look through key concerns related to both the teaching and assessing of written language, describe possible formats for assessing written expression, and identify and critique scales that have been used to assess essays. The course concludes with an investigation of ways to conduct performance assessments, how computer-assisted language testing differs from traditional assessment, and guidelines for the ethical use of tests.
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Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom Enroll

EDUX 6416 (1, 2, or 3 Units available). This course is designed for educators who are interested in learning more about how assessment in a differentiated classroom can assist teachers in promoting student learning.  Course participants will be equipped to plan a range of assessments from pre-assessments, to formative or ongoing assessments, to summative assessments, that will inform their instruction to best meet the needs of all students in the classroom.        
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Using Data to Determine Student Mastery Enroll

EDUX 6417 (1, 2, or 3 Units available).   In this course, participants will learn why and how the definition, measurement, and statistics need to be aligned in order to provide an accurate record of the impact instructional practice is making on student mastery. Teachers will explore how to interpret data figures, determine areas where students are strongest and weakest, and use data analytics to drive student achievement.
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