Summer 2014 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from June 23–August 30, 2014. 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 2014.

ART613 Advanced Painting: Landscape (3)
This course will be a predominantly self-directed study that…read more>>>

ART620 Digital Photography (3)
Emphasizes development of personal photography portfolio; explores landscape...read more>>>

ART673 Selected Topics: Ceramics (3)
Create stoneware functional pieces on the pottery wheels in addition to crafting...read more>>>

BIO630 Marine Biology (3)
The ocean is a complex environment and as such the field of Marine Science is...read more>>>

BIO635 Environmental Science (3)
This course will focus on the broad range of science concerning the...read more>>>

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

ENG634 Survey of British Literature (3)
This course will examine literary texts through the prism of literary periods...read more>>>

ENG644 Survey of American Literature (3)
This course is a critical survey of the diverse literature of the United States...read more>>>

ENG675 Advanced Writing (3)
This course will help teachers focus on themselves as writers and...read more>>>

EDU678 Using Museums in Your Classroom (3) FULL
HIS678 Using Museums in Your Classroom (3) FULL
This course is designed to expose educators to the educational programs...read more>>>

FRE613 Advanced French Writing (3)
The goal of this course is to develop advanced knowledge of the French language...read more>>> 

FRE660 Francophone Civilization (3)
The goal of this course is to develop an advanced knowledge of the French...read more>>>

HIS639 History of the U.S. in World War II (3)
This course will cover the period from the rise of Nazi Germany…read more>>>

HIS672 U.S. Constitution: Origins and Applications (3)
Examines the background, foundations, drafting, implementation, and subsequent...read more>>>

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: July 7–11, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 28–August 1, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

PHY625 Electronics (3)
Analysis of analog circuits including complex algebra and phasor methods...read more>>>

PHY639 Electric and Magnetic Fields (3)
Theory of electrostatics, dielectics, magnetostatics, dia-, para-, and...read more>>>

PHY641 Optics (3)
Includes geometrical and physical optics includes reflection, refraction...read more>>>

SPN636 Latin American Poetry (3)
A study of representative Latin American poets. Conducted in Spanish. 

SPN647 Latin American Narratives (3)
A study of representative short stories and at least two novels from Latin America...read more>>>


EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: June 23–25, June 30–July 2; 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU523 Integrating History in the Classroom (2) FULL
Weekdays: August 4, 6, 7, and 8; 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: July 28–29, August 11–14, 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU527 Exploring Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: July 7–11, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3)
Weekends: July 11–12, July 18-19, August 1–2, August 15–16; Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3)  FULL
Weekdays: July 14–18, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality(3)
Friday: June 27, 6–9 p.m.
Saturday: June 28, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Week Nights: July 30, July 31, August 1, and August 18, 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3)
Weeknights: August 4 –8, 5:30–9:30pm; Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU580 Methods and Practice in Early Childhood Education
July 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, and August 5; 5:30-8:30 p.m.

EDU581 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education
July 28-August 1, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; August 15, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

EDU583-584 Methods and Practice (3) – To be arranged with faculty:
EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education
EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education

Additional courses may be added as the need arises. If you do not see a course you need, please contact the .

EDU604 Philosophy, Ethics, and Teaching in Schools (3)  FULL
Weeknights: July 9 and August 20, 5:30–9:30 p.m.; Additional hours via online component.

EDU614 Integrating Technology for All Students (3) FULL
Weeknights: June 23–26, June 30–July 2, July 7–9, 6–9 p.m.; Additional hours via online component.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: June 23–25, June 30–July 2, 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU623 Integrating History in the Classroom (2) FULL
Weekdays: August 4, 6, 7, and 8; 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: July 28–29, August 11–14, 5:30–9:30 p.m.

EDU625 Curriculum Models and Design (3)
June 27–28, June 30–July 2, 8a.m.–4:15p.m.

EDU629 Integrating Reading, Writing and Technology (3) SECTION 1
Weekdays: August 11–15, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m. $25 Technology fee.

EDU629 Integrating Reading, Writing and Technology (3) SECTION 2
July 7–August 31. Online Course.  Certain technology capabilities are required for THIS section. Please contact the for details.  $25 Technology fee.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing, and Technology (3) FULL
Weeknights: June 23–26, June 30–July 2, July 7–9, 6–9 p.m.; Additional hours via online component.

EDU631 Integrating Literature Throughout the Curriculum (3)
Weeknights: July 7–10, July 14–17, 5:00–9:30 p.m.

EDU633 Principles of Reading and Literacy (3)
Weekends: July 11–12, July 18–19, August 1–2, August 15–16; Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU634 Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities and ESL (3) SECTION 1  FULL
Weeknights: June 26–27, 4:30–8:30 p.m.
Saturday: June 28, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weekdays: June 30, July 1–2, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

EDU634 Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities and ESL (3) SECTION 2 FULL
Weekdays: July 7–11, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

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

EDU640 Differentiation and Remediation of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Weekdays: July 15–16, July 30–31, and August 20–21, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

EDU651 Multicultural Education (3)
August 18, 9 a.m.-Noon.  Additional class time to be arranged at first meeting. 

EDU661 Advanced Human Development (3)  FULL
Weekdays: July 14–18, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU667 Educational Assessment of Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
Dates and times to be arranged with professor.
TBA

EDU670 Educating the Human Brain: How Neuroscience Can Inform Teaching Practices (3)
Weekdays: Aug.11–15, 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m., Additional hours via online component.

EDU675 Classroom Management (3)
Weekdays: August 4–8, 5:30–9:30p.m.; Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3) FULL
Weekdays: July 28–August 1, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU679 DIBELS Deep Workshop (1)
TBA

EDU683 Advanced Theory and Practice for Reading Specialists (3)
Weekends: July 11–12, August 15–16; Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU725 School Finance, Administration and Technology (3)
June 28, June 30, July 1, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Additional hours via online component.

EDU740 Schools and Communities
Weekdays: July 8–11, 12:30 p.m.–8 p.m.

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3) FULL
Weekdays: July 28–August 1, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
Weekdays: July 7–11, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 28–August 1, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Additional courses may be added as the need arises. If you do not see a course you need, please contact the .