Summer 2015 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from June 22–August 31, 2015. Students are encouraged to contact  and schedule an appointment for academic advising. Please contact the  for any schedule or content-area course questions. Unless otherwise noted, all courses are located on Gordon's main campus in Wenham.

Registration for summer is open and students may register online. Due to the compact nature of summer courses, students must register one week (7 days) before the start of a course in order to assist the Graduate Education office and faculty in planning course locations and materials.
Please contact the  with questions or concerns.  Thank you for your cooperation.

Gordon reserves the right to cancel classes on the basis of low enrollment. 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 courses for Summer 2015.

ART673 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. Begins in June.

BIO625 Nutrition (3)
Explores fundamentals of current nutritional science; emphasizes physiological...read more>>>
Schedule to be arranged with faculty and students.

BIO630 Marine Science (3)
The ocean is a complex environment, and as such, the field of Marine Science...read more>>>
$25 lab fee. Schedule to be arranged with faculty and students.

BIO673 Selected Topics: Earth and Space (3)
This course will include basic astronomy, meteorology, geology, and oceanography...read more>>>
$25 lab fee. Schedule to be arranged with faculty and students.

EDU663 Selected Topics: Data: Collecting, Evaluating & Implementing Change (3)
Data driven instruction and decision making is a hot topic of conversation among...read more>>>
Weekdays: July 20–24, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU673 Selected Topics: Exploring Urban Schools: Character, culture, and contexts (3)
This course is an overview and study of the character of the urban school. In our consideration...read more>>>
Weekdays: August 3–7; 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m. 

ENG640 Contemporary American Fiction and Visual Media (3)
Explores the influence of visual media over culture in recent American literature...read more>>> 
Online. Begins in June.

ENG673 Selected Topics: Shakespeare: Active in Class and History (3)
This course will introduce and practice strategies, which allow students to grapple successfully...read more>>>
Schedule to be arranged with faculty and students.

ENG674 Developing Writers (3)
This course will encourage teachers at all levels to develop as writers and explore...read more>>>
Schedule to be arranged with faculty and students.

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: July 13–17, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m. $25 materials fee

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: July 6–10, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 27–July 31, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

POL673 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. Begins in June.

Gordon College is offering Wilson Reading Systems® Level 1 Certification, beginning in July. For more information, please click here.


EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: June 22–24, June 29–July 1; 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU523 Integrating History in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: August 3–6; 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: July 27–28, August 10–13, 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU527 Exploring Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: July 6–10, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3)
Weekends: July 10–11, July 31–August 1, August 7–8, August 28–29; Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3)
Weekdays: July 13–17, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
Friday: June 26, 6–9 p.m.
Saturday: June 27, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weeknights: July 29, July 30, July 31, and August 17, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3)
Weeknights: August 3 –7, 5:30–9:30pm; Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU580 Methods and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
Saturday, June 27: 9 a.m–4 p.m. and Tuesdays/Thursdays 6–9 p.m.: July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21 and 23. Additional time to be arranged if needed.

EDU581 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education (3)
Weekdays: July 27–July 31, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; August 14, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education (3)
To be arranged with faculty.

EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education (3)
To be arranged with faculty.

EDU604 Philosophy, Ethics, and Teaching in Schools (3)
Weeknights: July 8 and August 19, 5:30–9:30 p.m.; Additional hours via online component.

EDU614 Integrating Technology for all Students (3)
Weekends: June 26-27, July 10-11, Friday 5:30-8:30 p.m, Saturday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Weeknights: August 3-6, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $25 Technology fee.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: June 22–24, June 29–July 1; 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU623 Integrating History in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: August 3–6; 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: July 27–28, August 10–13, 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU625 Curriculum Models and Design (3)
June 27, June 29–July 2, 8a.m.–4:15p.m

EDU629 Integrating Reading, Writing and Technology (3)
Weekdays: July 20–24, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m. $25 Technology fee.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing, and Technology  (3)
Weekends: June 26-27, July 10-11, Friday 5:30-8:30 p.m, Saturday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Weeknights: August 3-6, 5:30-8:30 p.m. $25 Technology fee.

EDU631 Integrating Literature Throughout the Curriculum (3)
Weeknights: July 6–9, July 13–16, 5:00–9:30 p.m.

EDU633 Principles of Reading and Literacy (3)
Weekends: July 10–11, July 31–August 1, August 7-8, August 28–29; Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU634 Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, and ESL (3)
June 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, July 1, July 2, 5:00–9:00 p.m. and Saturday, June 27, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

EDU635 Sheltering Content Instruction for English as a Second Language (3)
Weekdays: August 3–August 7, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU640 Differentiation and Remediation of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Weekdays: July 7–8, July 28–29, and August 18–19, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

EDU661 Advanced Human Development (3)
Weekdays: July 13–17, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU663 Selected Topics: Data: Collecting, Evaluating & Implementing Change (3)
Data driven instruction and decision making is a hot topic of conversation among...read more>>>
Weekdays: July 20–24, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU667 Educational Assessment of Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
Schedule to be arranged with faculty and enrolled students.

EDU670 Educating the Human Brain: How Neuroscience Can Inform Teaching Practices (3)
Weekdays: Aug.10–14, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.; Additional hours via online component.

EDU673 Selected Topics: Exploring Urban Schools: Character, Culture, and Contexts (3)
This course is an overview and study of the character of the urban school. In our...read more>>>
Weekdays: August 3–7, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m. 

EDU674 Selected Topics: Data: Collecting, Evaluating & Implementing Change (3)
Data driven instruction and decision making is a hot topic of conversation among...read more>>>
Weekdays: July 20–24, 8 a.m. –4:15 p.m. 

EDU675 Classroom Management (3)
Weeknights: August 3 –7, 5:30–9:30pm; Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: July 13–17, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.  $25 materials fee.

EDU680 Advanced Theory and Practice: Early Childhood Education (3)
Schedule to be arranged with faculty and enrolled students.

EDU683 Advanced Theory and Practice for Reading Specialists (3)
Weekends: June 26–27, August 14–15; Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU705 Principled Leadership—Ethics, Values and Moral Leadership (3)
Online course; Begins Monday, June 29.

EDU725 School Finance, Administration and Technology (3)
Begins online on June 22.  Additional in-person meetings: July 13–15, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; 

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: July 13–17, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m. $25 materials fee.

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: July 6–10, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 27–July 31, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.