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Spring 2018 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from April to June 2018. Students are encouraged to contact to schedule an academic advising appointment. Unless otherwise noted, all courses will take place in the Jenks Learning Resource Center on Gordon's campus in Wenham, MA.

Registration for the spring is open; students may register here. Please register at least one week before the start date of a course.

There will be no weekday classes on Patriot's Day (April 16), during Massachusetts public school vacation (April 16–20), and on Memorial Day (May 28).

The schedule is subject to change. Gordon College reserves the right to cancel classes on the basis of low enrollment. Registration is on a first-come, first served basis, and courses may fill up. Additional courses may be added as the need arises. If you do not see a course you need, please contact the .

There is a $75 administrative fee for each session.

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 area courses for the spring.

ART620 Photography (3)
In this course, we will consider basic concepts of composition, exposure, and shooting technique... read more ➔
First class meeting: Monday, April 9; 5–7 p.m.
Remaining schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

BIO637 Biology of Earth and Space (3)
Includes basic astronomy, meteorology, geology, and oceanography. Topics will range from... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined. $25 lab fee.

BIO641 Biochemistry (3)
Explores inner workings of cellular metabolism, starting with basic biomolecules such as... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined. $25 lab fee.

CHE641 Biochemistry (3)
Explores inner workings of cellular metabolism, starting with basic biomolecules such as... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined. $25 lab fee.

EDU613 Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Forms of Communication (1)
This is a self-guided Online course.
April–June 2018

ENG632 Literature for Adolescents (3)
In-depth examination of literature for young adults used thematically throughout middle school and secondary curricula… read more ➔ 
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG673 Selected Topics: Writing for Publishing (3)
In this course, students will learn how to prepare a writing sample in the genre of choice for potential publication; write a book proposal; do a market comparison to… read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG675 Advanced Writing (3)
Provides personal direction and group critique of substantial individual writing projects across genres. Integrates the use of literature within writing. The instructor will… read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students. 

FRE677  French Literature of the Middle Ages (3)
Knights in shining armor, damsels in distress, evil and treachery, saints and sinners, defense of the nation at all costs,
giants and birdmen, courtroom in disarray, enchantment, swords and hangman's nooses... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students. 

FRE679  Immigration in Contemporary France: La France arabe (3)
Burqa politics, a changing demographic, Christianity vs.  Islam, fast food gone halal vs. secular school lunch,
church vs. state, cartoon racism, the immigration "sins" of the fathers visited upon the sons... read more ➔ 
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students. 

HIS647 The Ancient Roman World (3)
In this course, we will consider the entire sweep of Roman history, from the... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

KIN620 / PHY620 / BIO620 Computational Biomechanics: Modeling of Musculoskeletal Systems (3)
Examines application of advanced kinematic and kinetic analyses in assessment of... read more ➔

MAT621 Modeling Mathematics (3)
Tuesdays: April 3–June 18; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 17.

MAT605 Mathematics and the Greeks (3)
Mondays, April 2–June 20; 5:30–9:15 p.m.
No class April 16 and May 28.

***STAY TUNED FOR MORE SPRING CONTENT COURSES***


 

EDU520 Teaching Strategies (3)
Weekends: April 6–7, April 27–28, May 11–12, June 15–16
Fridays: 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU521 Math in the Interactive Classroom (3) 
Tuesdays: April 3–June 19; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 17.

EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Thursdays: April 26–June 21; 6–9 p.m.

EDU528 Disciplinary Literacy and Writing (3)
Thursdays: April 5–June 21; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3) 
Thursdays: April 5–June 21; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3) 
Wednesdays: April 4–June 20; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 18.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3) 
Weekends: April 6–7, April 27–28, and June 1–2, with an additional online component. 
Fridays: 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3)
Wednesdays: April 4–June 20; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 18.

EDU 582 Methods and Practice in Moderate Disabilities (3)
Wednesdays: April 4–June 13; 6–9:00 p.m. and Saturday, April 28; 8 a.m–3 p.m.
No class April 18.

EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education (3)
For the following licensure areas: Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, French, Spanish, General Science, History, Humanities, Math/Science, Political Science/Political Philosophy, and Physics.
Please contact the for more information.

EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education (3)
For the following licensure areas: Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, French, Spanish, History, Political Science/Political Philosophy, and Physics.
Please contact the for more information.

EDU613 Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Forms of Communication (1)
This is a self-guided online course.
April–June 2018

EDU614 Integrating Technology for All Students (3) 
Wednesdays: April 4–June 20; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 18.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts into the Classroom (2) 
Thursdays: April 26–June 21; 6–9 p.m.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing and Technology (3)
Wednesdays: April 4–June 20; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 18.

EDU633 Principles of Reading (3)
Thursdays: April 5–June 21; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU640  Differentiation and Remediation of Reading/Language Difficulties
Weekends: April 6–7, April 27–28, May 11–12, June 8–9
Fridays: 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU654 Understanding Families and Culture (3)
Weekends: April 13–14, April 20–21, May 5,(Saturday only) June 1–2
Fridays: 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. 

EDU667 Educational Assessment of Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
TBA. Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

EDU668 Advanced Disciplinary Literacy: Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Critical Thinking (3)
Wednesdays: April 4–June 20; 6–9:20 p.m.

EDU676 Collaborative Teaming of Special and Regular Educators (3)
TBA. Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

EDU682 Advanced Methods and Practice in Moderate Disabilities (3)
Wednesdays: April 4–June 13; 6 –9 p.m. and Saturday, April 28; 8 a.m– 3 p.m.
No class April 18.

EDU683 Advanced Theory and Practice for Reading Specialists (3)
Weekends: April 6–7, April 27–28, and June 8–9, with an additional online component.
Fridays: 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU684 Advanced Theory and Practice for Teachers of English as a Second Language (3)
Mondays: April 2–June 18; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 16 and May 28.

EDU685 Advanced Theory and Practice for Math Specialists (3)
Thursdays: April 5–June 21; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU720 Human Resources and Administration (3)
Weekends: April 6–7, April 27–28, May 11–12, June 1–2
Fridays: 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU740 School and Community Relations (3)
Mondays: April 2–June 18; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 16 and May 28.