Spring 2016 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from April to June 2016 Students are encouraged to contact to schedule an appointment for academic advising. Unless otherwise noted, all courses will take place in the Jenks Learning Resource Center on Gordon's main campus in Wenham.

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

There will be no weekday classes during Patriot's Day (April 18), Massachusetts public school vacation (April 18–22), and Memorial Day (May 30).

The schedule is subject to change.  Gordon 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 for students 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)
In this course, we will consider basic concepts of composition, exposure, and shooting technique...read more>>>
First class meeting: Monday, April 11; 5-7 p.m.  Remaining schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

BIO635 Environmental Science (3)
This course will focus on the broad range of science concerning the...read more>>>
April 16, April 30, June 11, and June 18; 12–6 p.m. $25 lab fee.

ENG640 Contemporary American Fiction and Visual Media (3)
Explores the influence of visual media over culture in recent American literature; a theme most deeply...read more>>>
Online course. Begins April 18.

HIS647 The Ancient Roman World (3)
In this course, we will consider the entire sweep of Roman history, from the...read more>>>
Wednesday, April 13, 5–8 p.m.; Friday, April 29, 5–8 p.m. and Saturday, April 30, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Remaining schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

MAT621 Modeling Mathematics (3)
Tuesdays: April 5–June 21; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

MAT605 Mathematics and the Greeks (3)
Mondays, April 4–June 20; 5:30–9:15pm
No class April 18 and May 30.

SPN695 21st Century Latin American Cinema (3)
Examines films released between 2000 and 2012 that are written, directed, and/or produced by Latin American...read more>>>
Selected Saturdays: 8:30 a.m. -12 p.m.; April 2 - June 18 (specific dates TBD)


EDU520 Teaching Strategies (3)
Weekends: April 8–9, May 6–7, May 20–21 and June 3–4
Fridays: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU521 Math in the Interactive Classroom (3) 
Tuesdays: April 5–June 21; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 19.

EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Tuesdays: April 26–June 14; 6–9 p.m.

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

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3) 
Thursdays: April 7–June 23; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 21.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3) 
Wednesdays: April 6–June 22; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3) 
Weekends: April 1-2, April 29-30, and June 3–4, with the additional online component. 
Fridays: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3)
Mondays: April 4–June 20; 5:30–9:15 p.m.
No class April 18 and May 30.

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 7–June 23; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 21.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts into the Classroom (2) 
Tuesdays: April 26–June 14; 6–9 p.m.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing and Technology (3)
Thursdays: April 7–June 23; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 21.

EDU633 Principles of Reading (3) 
Thursdays: April 7–June 23; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 21.

EDU639 Assessment and Diagnosis of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Mondays: April 4–June 20; 5:30–9:15 p.m.
No class April 18 and May 30.

EDU654 Understanding Families and Culture (3)
Weekends: April 8–9, May 6–7, June 3–4, June 17–18
Fridays: 5–8 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

EDU665 Meeting the Needs of Exceptional Students in Regular Classrooms (3)
Wednesdays: April 6–June 22; 5:30–8:30 p.m.
No class April 20.

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)
Weekends: April 1–2, April 29–30, May 20–21, June 17–18
Fridays: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

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

EDU683 Advanced Theory and Practice for Reading Specialists (3)
Weekends: April 1–2, April 29–30, and June 10–11
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) 
Wednesdays: April 6–June 22; 6–9 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU685 Advanced Theory and Practice for Math Specialists (3) 
Wednesdays: April 6–June 22; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.

EDU720 Human Resources and Administration (3)
Weekends: April 8–9, April 29–30, May 20–21, June 3–4
Fridays: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU740 School and Community Relations (3)
Wednesdays: April 6–June 22; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class April 20.