Inclusive Education

Course Overview

This course introduces students to the reality of schools as diverse spaces encompassing a range of student needs and examine efforts to ensure equity in education. Issues of race, class, culture, language, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, and ability will be discussed and examined, especially how they intersect to reproduce inequality. Students will reflect on individual beliefs in relation to social justice education and democratic education and examine unintended consequences of policy/practice that create or perpetuate inequitable environments and opportunities in schools. Strategies for promoting educational equity and inclusivity will be discussed.

Prerequisites and Notes

This course is open to graduate students only or those with a bachelor's degree. 

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 1, 2020.*

*These dates are subject to change.

Course Overview

This course examines and unpacks contemporary issues related to the education of individuals with mild, moderate and severe disabilities. It situates these issues in their historical, geographic, legislative and physiological contexts. The content of this course will address the characteristics, needs, educational strategies, technologies, assessments and support services for individuals with a variety of disabilities ranging from mild to severe. There will be a significant focus on the impact of disabilities on academic and social/emotional performances. Field experience is required.

Prerequisites and Notes

This course is open to graduate students only or those with a bachelor's degree. 

Dates

This online course will run from May 26 – July 1, 2020.*

*These dates are subject to change.

Course Overview

This course is designed for preservice special education teachers and other related service providers interested in expanding their knowledge base for understanding and supporting the needs of students with language-based learning disabilities. Both assessment and intervention issues for school-age children and adolescents with language learning disabilities (LLD) will be discussed, with an emphasis on oral language and literacy connections. 

Prerequisites and Notes

This course is open to graduate students only or those with a bachelor's degree. Students must also complete EDU 202 - Reading: Theory and Instruction or the equivalent course or MTEL.

Dates

This online course will run from July 6 – August 6, 2020.*

*These dates are subject to change.

Course Overview

This course provides an in-depth look at the causes and correlates of math difficulty, contemporary methods of assessment in the domain of math, and evidence-based instructional approaches and interventions for students with math learning disabilities. Students will acquire an understanding of typical development in the domain of mathematics, profiles of various mathematics learning disabilities, methods for assessing mathematical competencies, and research-proven instructional techniques for this population.

Prerequisites and Notes

This course is open to graduate students only or those with a bachelor's degree. Students must also have taken MTH 143 - Mathematical Reasoning for Education or the equivalent course or MTEL

Dates

This online course will run from July 6 – August 6, 2020.*

*These dates are subject to change.

Integrated Marketing Communications

Course Overview

This course examines the consumer decision process and the effect on consumer decision making of external environmental influences (culture, sub-culture, social class, reference groups, family and personal influences) and of internal psychological influences (personality and lifestyle, learning, motives, perception, and beliefs and attitudes). Students will use applications of psychological, sociological, anthropological, and economic theories and models to understand buyer behavior and the development of an integrated marketing strategy.

Prerequisites and Notes

This course will be for graduate students only, or those already holding a bachelor's degree. 

Dates

This online course is eight weeks and will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020. 

Course Overview

While the focus of this course will be on the development of a visual identity and creation of a brand that supports this identity, the foundation of this development will focus on utilizing design as a means for communication. Project research and development of a target audience, personas, value stories and positioning will lead the creative brief for student design work.

Prerequisites and Notes

This course will be for graduate students only, or those already holding a bachelor's degree. 

Dates

This online course is five weeks and will run from May 26 – July 1, 2020.

Course Overview

This course explores several aspects of the new digital marketing environment including topics such as digital marketing analytics, search engine optimization, social media marketing, and 3D Printing. It will provide richer understanding of the foundations of the new digital marketing landscape and a new set of stories, concepts, and tools to help the students digitally create, distribute, promote and price products and services.

Prerequisites and Notes

This course requires completion of a bachelor's degree.

Dates

This online course is eight weeks and will run from May 26 – July 17, 2020.