Summer 2016 Courses

Below is the schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from June 27–August 31, 2016. 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 for students 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 2016.

ART650 Street Art: A Culture of Social and Political Change (3)
Street art has become a global means of cultural, social, and political reform. Numerous...read more>>>
Online course. Begins July 11.

BIO625 Nutrition (3)
Explores fundamentals of current nutritional science; emphasizes physiological...read more>>>
Weekends: Friday, July 8, 5–8 p.m.; Saturday, July 9, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Friday, July 29, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Saturday, July 30, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Friday, August 12, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and Saturday, August 13, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

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

BIO640 The Mathematics of Science (3)
Examines connections between and integration of mathematics and science...read more>>> 
July 18–22; 9 a.m.–12 p.m.  Additional hours to be arranged if needed.

BIO641 Biochemistry (3)
Explores inner workings of cellular metabolism, starting with basic biomolecules...read more>>>
$25 Lab fee.  Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.  

CHE663 Selected Topics in Chemistry: Nutrition (3)
Explores fundamentals of current nutritional science; emphasizes physiological...read more>>>
Weekends: Friday, July 8, 5–8 p.m.; Saturday, July 9, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Friday, July 29, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Saturday, July 30, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Friday, August 12, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. and Saturday, August 13, 8 a.m.–3 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>>>
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 middle school and secondary curricula…read more>>> 
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG635 Shakespeare - Active in Class & History (3)
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG638 General Linguistics (3)
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

ENG675 Advanced Writing (3)
Provides personal direction and group critique of substantial individual...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

FRE673 Immigration in contemporary France — La France arabe (3)
The theme of the difficulty of the assimilation of immigrants from...read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

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

HIS663 Selected Topics: Pathway to Revolution – An Examination of Events Leading Up to and Through the War for Independence (3)
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students at first meeting.

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: August 1–5; 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
$25 materials fee.

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
June 27; 6–9 p.m. and July 11–15; 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 25–July 29; 8:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m.

MAT640 The Mathematics of Science (3)
Examines connections between and integration of mathematics and...read more>>>
July 18–22; 9 a.m.–12 p.m.  Additional hours to be arranged if needed.

PHY624 Astronomy (3)
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

PHY625 Electronic Circuits (3)
Examines and explains concepts of electronics, calculating numerical quantities...read more>>>
Schedule to be arranged between professor and enrolled students.

SPN663 Selected Topics: Teatro contemporáneo español: siglo XXI (Contemporary Spanish Theatre: XXI century) (3)
En este curso estudiaremos el teatro español de comienzos del siglo XXI…read more>>> 
Schedule to be determined between profesor and enrolled students.

SPN675 Advanced Composition and Syntax in Spanish (3)
El objetivo primordial de este curso es repasar y mejorar la gramática y sintaxis española para aplicarla al proceso…read more>>>
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students.

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 27–July 1; 4–9:30 p.m. 

EDU523 Integrating History in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: August 8–11; 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: July 25–29; 5:30–9:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 13; 9 a.m.–1 p.m.

EDU527 Exploring Mathematical Concepts (3)
June 27; 6–9 p.m. and July 11–15; 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3)  ***FULL**
Weekdays: July 18–22, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
Tuesdays: June 28, July 26, and August 16; 5–9 p.m. 
Additional hours via online component.

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3) ***FULL***
Weeknights: August 1–5; 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU580 Methods and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
Tuesdays/Thursdays: July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, and 21; 6–9 p.m.
Additional time to be arranged if needed.

EDU581 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education (3)
Weekdays: July 25–July 29, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; August 13, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

EDU582 Methods and Practice for Students With Moderate Disabilities (3)
Weeknights: July 11–14, July 25–28, August 18, August 22, and August 24; 5–8:30 p.m.

EDU583M Methods and Practice: Middle School Math (3)
Tuesdays: June 28, July 19, and August 2; 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
Additional time to be arranged if needed.

EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education (3)
Please contact the Graduate Education office if interested in this course.

EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education (3)
Please contact the if interested in this course.

EDU604 Philosophy, Ethics, and Teaching in Schools (3)  ***FULL***
Weeknights: June 30 and August 17; 5:30–9:30 p.m.
Additional hours via online component.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: June 27–July 1; 4–9:30 p.m. 

EDU623 Integrating History in the Classroom (2)
Weekdays: August 8–11; 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Weeknights: July 25–29; 5:30–9:30 p.m. and Saturday, August 13; 9 a.m. –1 p.m.

EDU625 Curriculum Models and Design (3)
June 27–July 1; 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU629 Integrating Reading, Writing and Technology (3) 
Thursday, July 7, 6–9 p.m.; Friday, July 8, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Saturday, July 9, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; Thursday, August 18, 6–9 p.m., Friday, August 19, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. and Saturday, August 20, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
$25 Technology fee.

EDU631 Integrating Literature Throughout the Curriculum (3)
Weeknights: July 5–8, July 11–14; 5–9:30 p.m.

EDU633 Principles of Reading and Literacy (3)
Weekends: July 15–16, July 22–23, August 12–13, and August 19–20;
Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU634 Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, and ESL (3)
June 27, 5–9 p.m.; June 28–July 1; 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

EDU635 Sheltering Content Instruction for English as a Second Language (3)
Weekdays: August 1–5; 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU640 Differentiation and Remediation of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Weekdays: July 8–9, July 21–22, and August 8–9; 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

EDU661 Advanced Human Development (3)  ***FULL***
Weekdays: July 18–22; 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: August 8–12; 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....read more>>>
Schedule TBD.

EDU675 Classroom Management (3) ***FULL***
Weeknights: August 1–5; 5:30–9:30pm.
Additional time arranged with professor.

EDU676 Collaborative Teaming of Special and Regular Educators (3)
Schedule to be determined between professor and enrolled students. 

EDU678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: July 11–15; 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
$25 materials fee.

EDU680 Advanced Theory and Practice: Early Childhood Education (3)
Tuesdays/Thursdays: July 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, and 21; 6–9 p.m.
Additional time to be arranged if needed. 

EDU682 Advanced Theory and Practice in Teaching Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
Weeknights: July 11–14, July 25–28, August 18, August 22, and August 24; 5–8:30 p.m.

EDU683 Advanced Theory and Practice for Reading Specialists (3)
Weekends: July 15–16, July 29–30 and August 12–13
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 27.

EDU725 School Finance, Administration and Technology (3)
Online course.  Start date TBD.

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
Weekdays: August 1–5, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.
$25 materials fee.

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
June 27; 6–9 p.m. and July 11–15; 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

MAT636 Mathematical Inquiry (3)
Weekdays: July 25–July 29; 8:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m.