Courses

This course provides an introduction to Understanding Person-Centered Treatment and Community Living for individuals with Mental Illness.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
The purpose of this one-credit course is two-fold: (1) to engage educators in personal reflections about diversity issues in an educational organization, and (2) to help educators develop leadership practices that support diverse organizational environments.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Models of Organizational Governance and their application in K-12 school districts will be explored in this course by researching and learning about the different models associated with organizational Governance and its relationship with Strategic and Operational Planning.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Learning about how different leadership styles impact a school district's strategic direction. The relationship between leadership styles and strategic leadership will be explored. The characteristics of strategic leaders will be researched and identified to help the learner develop and articulate their leadership style.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Learning about strategic planning and how operational planning can help implement the plan will be explored in this course. The difference between strategic and operational planning and their relationship with organizational governance will be analyzed.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This is a self-paced course designed to give you an introduction and overview of relevant philosophy, sport psychology, sport pedagogy, sport physiology, sport medicine and sport management issues confronting coaches.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Early adolescence is an exciting time with physical, intellectual, emotional, moral, and social changes. We will examine these changes and how they affect the developmental and educational needs of the young adolescent.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course will review the ACE Study, the largest study investigating the health and social effects of negative childhood experiences.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Attitudes are Contagious provides the research and strategies of positive thinking to increase an understanding and practice of positive thoughts that will change your attitude to optimism, your outlook to hope and your outcomes to success. This course will also explore stress's effect on our attitude and the human resilience that we all possess.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course provides an introduction to independent living for people with developmental disabilities. Topics include community-based programming, the deinstitutionalization movement, legislative issues, and the concepts of integration, inclusion and normalization.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
According to Brene Brown, "Daring leadership is a collection of four skill sets that are teachable, observable, and measurable: Rumbling with Vulnerability, Living into our Values, Braving Trust, and Learning to Rise."


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course prepares educators to plan for their personal and professional development by understanding and using the principles of nonverbal/verbal communication; written communication; and interpersonal/team communication.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023

This course explores habits and dispositions educators need to build resilience in their professional work. The course will consider how educators work through challenging situations to build their emotional resilience.



January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
In this course, you will receive step-by-step instruction on how to implement video integration tools so you can go from feeling overwhelmed with technology to feeling confident in using video in your instruction for teaching, assignments, and virtual connections.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Food and Culture is an online course that investigates the impact of culture on food preferences. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you choose the foods you do? Food and Culture leads you on a journey to identify social, cultural, religious, ethnic and personal choices and the impact that they have on personal health.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
Food and Culture is an online course that investigates the impact of culture on food preferences. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you choose the foods you do? Food and Culture leads you on a journey to identify social, cultural, religious, ethnic and personal choices and the impact that they have on personal health.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
Food and Culture is an online course that investigates the impact of culture on food preferences. Have you ever stopped to wonder why you choose the foods you do? Food and Culture leads you on a journey to identify social, cultural, religious, ethnic and personal choices and the impact that they have on personal health.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
Learn the reading comprehension skills that good readers use as tools, consciously or subconsciously, to help them make meaning from what they read. These strategies will not address decoding skills or the most basic of reading skills. However, they can be used to enhance what is already occurring in your classroom.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
The course will cover the skills, knowledge, and awareness needed to achieve physical and programmatic accessibility to recreational experiences.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course will look at the historical and philosophical background of middle level education. Our focus will be on the roles teachers and administrators play in incorporating this guided, interdisciplinary, and collaborative team approach that assists students during these fundamentally transformative years.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
Gain a greater understanding of the middle school curriculum and instructional strategies as well as the needs of early adolescent students. The focus will be on the roles teachers play in incorporating a guided, interdisciplinary, collaborative team approach that assists students during these fundamentally transformative years.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This is a four unit online course that will increase your knowledge and skills in teaching Nutrition Education to the School Aged Child. The course focuses on nutrition issues affecting school-age children and their families.


December 1, 2020 to December 1, 2023
This course is designed to introduce you to the latest research on poverty and how it affects students' cognitive development and academic performance.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
A course for understanding and managing behavior through the conducting of practical assessments that collectively comprise a functional behavior assessment (FBA).


March 1, 2020 to March 1, 2022
This three-module course will explore aspects of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) instruction through an integrated investigation of sustainable cities. Participants will have the opportunity to imagine, research, design, and build their own sustainable city while considering how this integrated curriculum may be effectively taught in their own classrooms.


October 1, 2020 to October 1, 2022
Grounded in Lisa Westman's book: Student-Driven Differentiation, 8 Steps to Harmonize Learning in the Classroom, participants will get a step-by-step guide to help plan a differentiated unit to take back to their own classroom.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Participants will be provided an extensive resource bank of classroom management and organization strategies, EdTech tools and websites, and creation tools/tips for a digital and face-to-face classroom.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This three-credit graduate professional development course will instruct educators in a new method for behavior change called Tiny Habits«. Tiny Habits« is a research-based way to create habits in your life.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023
This course seeks to familiarize educators with various methods of teaching science, and then align those methods with the best and most appropriate outcomes according to Bloom's Taxonomy.


January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
This course, based upon the work of Peter Northouse, will be an introduction about what it takes to lead effectively. This online asynchronous 1-credit course will give an overview of different leadership theories and approaches; will provide a questionnaire that will allow participants to analyze their own impressions of the word leadership; and will help students apply their learning to sample case studies.


May 1, 2020 to May 1, 2022
Awareness, knowledge, and skills related to youth mental health issues and resources are keys to competently managing the impact of these issues in the classroom and beyond. Thus, this course has been designed to meet the ND Educational Standards & Practices Board Mental Health training requirements for teachers, which has the stated goal of helping teachers become more effective in the classroom.


May 1, 2021 to May 1, 2023