Summer 2017 Courses

Below is the schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from June 26–August 31, 2017. 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 campus in Wenham, MA.

Please register at least one week before the start date of a course. Thank you for your cooperation.

The 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, or if you have any questions, 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 2017.

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.

BIO630 Introduction to Marine Science (3)
The ocean is a complex environment, and as such, the field of Marine Science is interdisciplinary...read more>>>
$25 lab fee  Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

BIO637 Biology of Earth and Space (3)
Includes basic astronomy, meteorology, geology and oceanography...read more>>>
$25 lab fee  Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

EDU655 Exploring Urban Schools: Character, Culture, and Contexts (3)
This course is an overview and study of the character of the urban school....read more>>> 
Online course: Start date TBA

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.

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.

ENG674 Developing Writers (3)
Developing writers encourages teachers and learners at all levels to develop as writers and explore practical...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students

ENG676 Literary Analysis (3)
Exploration of genres of poetry. Using literary elements, students analyze how...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...read more>>>
Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and Wednesday, August 16, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.  

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

HIS646 Roma Aeterna: History and Language of the World's Greatest Empire (3)
Focus on the 200 years from 100 BC to 100 AD. Readings provide significant historical and...read more>>>

HIS655 Exploring Urban Schools: Character, Culture, and Contexts (3)
This course is an overview and study of the character of the urban school....read more>>>
Online course: Start date TBA

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: July 10–14, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
$25 lab/materials fee.

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: June 30,  6–9 p.m. and July 10–13, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. July 14, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 24–July 28, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

MAT673 Number Sense (3)
This course will address the progression of number sense concepts from Kindergarten through...read more>>>
Mondays and Wednesdays: June 26 & 28, July 10 & 12, 17 & 19, 31 & August 2, 4:45 p.m.–8:45 p.m.

PHY628 Physics and Engineering of Materials (3)
This course explores how the history of a material (its processing) influences...read more>>>
$25 lab/materials fee

SPN660 20th Century Spain: Novel, Theater, and Film (3)
This course will focus on 20th Century history as it relates to the country of Spain...read more>>>

SPN695 21st Century Latin American Cinema (3)
Examines films released between 2000 and 2012 that are written, directed and/or produced by...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

Gordon College is offering Wilson Reading Systems® Level 1 Certification, beginning July 17, 2017. For more information, please click here.


EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: June 26–29, July 5–6, 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU523 Integrating History in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: August 7–10, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2) 
Evenings: August 14–18, 5:30–9:30 p.m. Sat. Aug. 19, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

EDU527 Exploring Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: June 30; 6–9 p.m. and July 10–13, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and July 14, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

EDU533 Foundations of Reading
Weekends: June 30–July 1, July 14–15, August 5 (Saturday only), August 18–19
Fridays, 5:30–9 p.m., Saturdays, 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
Weeknights: June 26, 27, 28,  6–9 p.m.
Weeknights: August 7, 8, 9,  6–9 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3)  ***FULL***
Weeknights: July 31–August 4, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU580 Methods and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
Tuesdays/Thursdays: July 11–August 3, 5–9 p.m.

EDU581 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education (3)
Weekdays: July 24–July 28, 8 a.m.–3 p.m., Sat., August 12, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

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, General Science, History, Humanities, Math/Science, Political Science/Political Philosophy, and Physics.
Please contact the for more information.

EDU604 Philosophy, Ethics, and Teaching in Schools (3)  ***FULL***
Weeknights: July 6 and August 10, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.

EDU614 Integrating Technology for All Students (3)
Weeknights: June 26–29, July 11-14, 5–9:30 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.
$25 technology fee.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: June 26–29, July 5-6, 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU623 Integrating History in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: August 7–10, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2) 
Evenings: August 14–17, 5:30–9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

EDU625 Curriculum Models and Design (3)
Monday, June 26–Friday, June 30, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional hours TBA as needed

EDU629 Integrating Reading, Writing and Technology (3)
Online course: July 10–August 25
Optional technology assistance on August 17, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
$25 technology fee.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing, and Technology (3)
Weeknights: June 26–29, July 11–14, 5–9:30 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.
$25 technology fee.

EDU631 Integrating Literature Throughout the Curriculum (3)
Weeknights: July 10–13, July 17–20, 5–9:30 p.m.

EDU633 Principles of Reading and Literacy (3)
Weekends: July 21–22, July 28–29, August 11–12, August 25–26
Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU634 Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, and ESL (3)
Weekdays: June 26, 2–6:30 p.m., June 27, 12–6:30 p.m., June 28–June 29, 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.,
June 30, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

EDU635 Sheltering Content Instruction for English as a Second Language (3)
Weekdays: July 31–Aug.4, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU640 Differentiation and Remediation of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Weekdays: July 17–18, July 27, and August 25–26, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

EDU655 Exploring Urban Schools: Character, Culture, and Contexts (3)
This course is an overview and study of the character of the urban school....read more>>>
Online course: Start date TBA

EDU661 Advanced Human Development (3)
Days: June 27–July 1, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

EDU 665 Meeting the Needs of the Exceptional Child
Weekends: July 7–8, July 21–22, July 28–29, August 4–5
Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Some course hours will be completed online.

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: August 7–11, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.

EDU675 Classroom Management (3)
Weeknights: July 31–August 4, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU676 Collaborative Teaming of Special and Regular Educators (3)
Weekends: July 28-29; August 4-5
Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: July 10–14, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
$25 materials fee

EDU680 Advanced Theory and Practice: Early Childhood Education (3)
Tuesdays/Thursdays: July 11–August 3, 5–9 p.m.

EDU681 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education (3)
Weekdays: July 24–July 28,  8 a.m.–3 p.m.; August 12, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

EDU683 Advanced Theory and Practice for Reading Specialists (3)
Weekends: July 14,15, July 21,22 & August 18,19
Fridays 6–9 p.m. Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Additional time arranged with professor online

EDU705 Principled Leadership—Ethics, Values and Moral Leadership (3)
Online course: Begins Monday, June 26

EDU725 School Finance, Administration and Technology (3)
Weekdays: July 10–12, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
Additional time arranged with professor online

EDU730 School Law (3)
Online course: Begins Tuesday, July 11

HIS655 Exploring Urban Schools: Character, Culture, and Contexts (3)
This course is an overview and study of the character of the urban school....read more>>>
Online course: Start date TBA

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: July 10–14, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
$25 materials fee.

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: June 30, 6–9 p.m., July 10–13,  8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and July 14, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 24–July 28, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.