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Teaching & Instruction

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers classes and programs focused on learning to teach or to teach more effectively.

Our classes and programs address teaching a particular audience or using particular modalities, technologies or levels.

Adjunct Teaching Certificate

The Adjunct Teaching Certificate course helps teachers enter the higher education classroom well prepared to inspire learning while teaching in online, face-to-face and hybrid environments.

Upcoming Courses

Courses

A program for educators to apply neuroscience to the classroom. Participants will develop a foundation of knowledge in neuroscience that can be applied to education research focused on the brain and the learning process.


Every day, starting on 06/17/19 and ending on 06/19/19, SPB, Room 204
A one-day summary of the Teaching Adolescents Through Neuroscience course designed especially for administrators for grades 6-12. School administrators who attend this one-day program about the adolescent brain will gain a foundation of knowledge in neuroscience that relates to education research focused on the brain and the learning process.


One day on 06/20/19, SPB, Room 204
This certificate program consists of three courses Advanced Teaching Online, Designing Online Instruction, and Fostering Online Discussion.


Online, starting on 06/03/19 and ending on 08/30/19
In the online classroom the relationships and interactions among people are the primary generators of learning. Come learn how to build online communities with the foremost authorities, authors of the popular book by the same title. Acquire a new understanding of redefining community in cyberspace. Find out the importance of a learning community. Learn about using dialogue as inquiry, negotiating discussion guidelines, and fostering inter-group and other forms of collaboration.


Online, starting on 06/03/19 and ending on 06/28/19
The Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation is provided to those who successfully complete the three courses from the Certificate in Online Teaching. Those students wishing to receive the COI designation must complete additional coursework, teach a course online, and receive student evaluation. The course fee includes registration in the three courses as well as all additional fees and requirements for the Certified Online Instructor.


Online, starting on 06/03/19 and ending on 08/30/19
3D printing has been hailed as the solution to all manufacturing problems. Obviously that is exaggerated, but what is it good for, and when is traditional manufacturing still the better choice? In this course you will learn how to separate the real promise of the technology from the hype. Become familiar with objects available to print, and get a bit of experience with free or open-source software.


Online, starting on 06/03/19 and ending on 06/28/19
How do effective instructors approach teaching and learning? If you are currently teaching in higher education, or considering taking on that challenge, this certificate will help you enter the classroom well prepared to inspire learning


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In the 21st century, half of all learning will be online. The opportunities are tremendous for teaching online.


This course contains no sessions

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Whether you want to teach others or currently teach others, in any setting, either formally or informally, this course is for you.


This course contains no sessions

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