Spring 2017 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from April to June 2017. 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 17), during Massachusetts public school vacation (April 17–21), and on Memorial Day (May 29).

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 .

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)
Introduces fundamentals of cameras, lighting, composition, basics of processing and printing...read more>>>
$25 lab fee  Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

BIO635 Environmental Science (3)
This course will focus on the broad range of science concerning the environment...read more>>>
$25 Lab fee. Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

CHE673 Selected Topics: Green Chemistry Theory and Practice (3)
Green chemistry, also known as sustainable chemistry, is the design of...read more>>>
$25 Lab fee. Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students. 

ENG604 Advanced Grammar for Writing (3)
Studies and analyzes grammar systems and syntax of English language...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG632 Literature for Adolescents (3)
In-depth examination of literature for young adults used thematically throughout...read more>>>

ENG635 Shakespeare Active in the Class and History (3)
The reading and performance of Shakespeare has been part of...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG636 Poetry and Literary Analysis (3) 
Exploration of the genre of poetry. Using literary elements, students analyze how meaning is...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

 ENG638 General Linguistics (3)
Friday, April 28 - Online Introduction  5 p.m
Weekends: May 12–13, June 2–3, June 16–17
Fridays, 5–9 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

ENG676 Literary Analysis (3)
Literary analysis is the method by which we examine and understand the literature...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG673 Selected Topics: The History and Literature of the Ancient Greeks (3)
Explore literature of ancient Greece from the Trojan War to the time of St. Paul...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...read more>>>
Tuesdays: May 2, 9, 23, 30 and June 6, 13, and 20.  4–6 p.m.  Additional time as needed.

HIS644 The Ancient Greek World (3)
Explores the worlds of Hesiod and Homer, Aeschylus and Pericles, Alexander the Great and...read more>>> 
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students

HIS672 U.S. Constitution (3)
Examines the background, foundations, drafting, implementation, and subsequent history...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students

MAT621 Modeling Mathematics (3)
Tuesdays: April 4–June 20, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 18.

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


EDU520 Teaching Strategies (3)
Weekends: March 31–April 1, April 28–29, May 12–13, and June 16–17
Fridays, 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU521 Math in the Interactive Classroom (3) 
Tuesdays: April 4–June 20, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 18.

EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Tuesdays: April 25–June 13, 6–9 p.m.
No class April 18. 

EDU528 Disciplinary Literacy and Writing (3)
Thursdays: April 6–June 22, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3) 
Thursdays: April 6–June 22, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3) 
Wednesdays: April 5–June 21, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3) 
Weekends: April 7–8, April 28–29, and June 2–3, 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 5–June 21, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU582 Methods and Practice in Teaching Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
Wednesdays: April 5–June 21, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

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.

EDU614 Integrating Technology for All Students (3) 
Thursdays: April 6–June 22, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts into the Classroom (2) 
Tuesdays: April 25–June 13, 6–9 p.m.
No class April 18. 

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing and Technology (3)
Thursdays: April 6–June 22, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU633 Principles of Reading (3) 
Thursdays: April 6–June 22, 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU639 Assessment and Diagnosis of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Mondays: April 3–June 19, 5:30–9:15 p.m.
No class April 17 and May 29.

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 5–June 21, 5:30–8:50 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU682 Methods and Practice in Teaching Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
Wednesdays: April 5–June 21, 6:00–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU683 Advanced Theory and Practice for Reading Specialists (3)
Weekends: April 7–8, April 28–29, and June 9–10
Fridays, 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m., and additional online component.

EDU684 Advanced Theory and Practice for Teachers of English as a Second Language (3) 
Mondays: April 3–June 19, 5:30–9:15 p.m.
No class April 17 & May 29.

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

EDU720 Human Resources and Administration (3)
Weekends: April 7–8, April 28–29, May 12–13 and June 2–3
Fridays, 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU740 School and Community Relations (3)
Mondays: April 3–June 19, 6:00–9:00 p.m.
No class April 17 & May 29.