Fall 2016 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from September to December 2016. Students are encouraged to contact and schedule an appointment for academic advising. For courses without detailed schedules, please email the  for more information.  Unless otherwise noted, all courses are located in the Jenks Learning Resource Center on Gordon's main campus in Wenham, MA.

Registration for the Fall 2016 session is open and students may register here. Please register at least one week before the start date of a course. There will be no classes on Columbus Day, October 10; Veterans Day, November 11 (observed); Thanksgiving Eve, November 23; and Thanksgiving, November 24.

Schedule is subject to change.  Gordon reserves the right to cancel classes on the basis of low enrollment. Additional courses may be added as the need arises. If you do not see a course you need, please contact the .


FEATURED CONTENT AREA COURSES
Need PDPs? Gordon's 3-credit graduate courses provide 67.5 Professional Development Points. Below are our featured professional development and content courses for Fall 2016.

ART650 Street Art: A Culture of Social and Political Change (3)
Street art has become a global means of cultural, social, and political reform...read more>>>
Online course. Begins in September.

HIS610 Principles of Geography (3)
Tuesdays: August 30 –December 13; 5 –7 p.m.

HIS673 Origin and Growth of Colonial Massachusetts (3)
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students at first meeting.

MAT621 Modeling Mathematics (3)
Tuesdays: September 20–December 6; 6–9 p.m.

POL660 Street Art: A Culture of Social and Political Change (3)
Street art has become a global means of cultural, social, and political reform...read more>>>
Online course. Begins in September.


EDU520 Teaching Strategies (3)
Weekends: September 9–10, September 30–October 1, November 4–5, December 2–3
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU521 Math in the Interactive Classroom (3)
Tuesdays: September 20–December 6; 6–9 p.m.

EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Mondays: October 3–November 28; 6–9 p.m.
No class Monday, October 10

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Thursdays: October 6–December 1; 6–9 p.m.
No class Thursday, November 24

EDU528 Disciplinary Literacy and Writing (3)
Tuesdays: September 20–December 6; 6–9 p.m.

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3)
Weekends: September 16–17, October 21–22, November 18–19, December 9–10
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3) 
Wednesdays: September 14–December 7; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 23.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
Thursdays: September 15–December 8; 6–9 p.m.
No class Thursday, November 24

EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education (3)
Please contact the for more details.

EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education (3)
Please contact the for more details.

If you feel you are ready for your practicum, please seek permission to register for it by contacting the .

EDU604 Philosophy, Ethics and Teaching (3)
Wednesdays: September 14–December 7; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 23

EDU614 Technology for All Students (3)
Thursdays: September 15–December 8; 6–9 p.m.
No class Thursday, November 24; $25 Technology fee.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Mondays: October 3–November 28; 6–9 p.m.
No class Monday, October 10

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Thursdays: October 6–December 1; 6–9 p.m.
No class Thursday, November 24

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing, and Technology (3)
Thursdays: September 15–December 8; 6–9 p.m.
No class Thursday, November 24; $25 Technology fee.

EDU633 Principles of Reading (3)
Weekends: September 23–24, October 21–22, November 18–19, December 9–10
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU639 Assessment & Diagnosis of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Weekends: September 9–10, September 23–24, October 14–15, December 2–3
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU641 Sheltering English Immersion Endorsement Course (3)
Weekends: September 9–10, September 23–24, October 14–15, December 2–3
Fridays: 6–9:15 p.m.: Saturdays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

EDU649 Assessment & Diagnosis of Mathematical Difficulties (3)
Mondays: September 19–December 12; 6–9 p.m.
No class Monday, October 10

EDU665 Meeting the Needs of the Exceptional Child (3)
Wednesdays: September 21–December 14; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 23

EDU668 Advanced Disciplinary Literacy: Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Critical Thinking (3)
Wednesdays: September 21–December 14; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 23

EDU673 Selected Topics: Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, History, Mathematics, Physics, Spanish, General Science, Earth Science, Middle School Humanities, Middle School Math/Science (3)
Please contact the for content specific selected topics course schedules.

EDU680 Advanced Theory and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
Please contact the if interested in this course.

EDU684 Advanced Theory and Practice in ESL (3)
Mondays: September 26–December 12; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class Monday, October 10

EDU690 Action Research (6)
Fridays: September 23, October 14, November 4, and December 9; 5:30–9:30 p.m. 
Additional online component.

If you feel you are ready for your practicum, please seek permission to register for this course by contacting the .

EDU701 Educational Leadership I—Theoretical Seminar (3)
Weekends: September 23, October 14–15, November 18–19, December 9–10
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU705 Principled Leadership—Ethics, Values and Moral Leadership (3)
Begins the week of September 19. Please contact the for more details.

EDU751 Research-Based School & Program Improvement (6)
Fridays: September 23, October 14, November 4, and December 9; 5:30 –9:30 p.m.
Additional online component.

MAT621 Modeling Mathematics (3)
Tuesdays: September 20–December 6; 6–9 p.m. 

Additional courses may be added as the need arises. If you do not see a course you need, please contact the .