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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. To assist the Graduate Education office and faculty in planning summer course locations and materials due to the compact nature of summer courses, students must register one week (7 days) before the start of a summer course.  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 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT 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.

BIO630 Marine Biology (3)
Introduces marine organisms through lecture, laboratory and field experiences.  Emphasizes ecology, morphology and taxonomy. 
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

BIO635 Environmental Science (3)
Introduces a broad range of science concerning the environment.  Topics selected will be relevant to understanding science and environment.  The focus will be on conservation biology and the biological side of environmental science. Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

ENG632 Literature for Adolescents (3)
In-depth examination of literature for young adults used thematically throughout the middle school and secondary curricula.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

ENG634 Survey of British Literature (3)
This course will examine literary texts through the prism of literary periods, movement, and major authors of British literature.  Authors such as Chaucer, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and Milton as well as works by women and ethnic minorities will be studied.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

ENG644 Survey of American Literature (3)
This course is a critical survey of the diverse literature of the United States.  Beginning with poetry and stories, students are exposed to the various periods of American literature and the ideas and forces that shaped the writing of those times.  Significant attention will be given to the writings of women and minorities.  The course focuses on historical as well as literary themes through reading, writing, listening/viewing, and speaking.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

ENG675 Advanced Writing (3)
Provides personal direction and group critique of substantial individual writing projects across genres.  Integrates the use of children's literature.
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

EDU678 Using Museums in Your Classroom (3)
HIS678 Using Museums in Your Classroom (3)
This course is designed to expose educators to the educational programs and resources of science, art, and history museums.  Its purpose is to broaden the teacher's awareness of what is available through cooperative interaction with museum education departments and their staff.  Classes will visit a variety of local leading museums, and participate in training workshops led by the area's foremost museum educators.
Weekdays: July 28 – August 1, 8 a.m.– 4:15 p.m.

FRE613 Advanced French Writing (3)
The goal of this course is to develop an advanced knowledge of the French language, and French and Francophone cultures. This knowledge will be developed in five areas: listening, speaking, reading, writing and cultural competence with a stress on written skill development.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

FRE660 Francophone Civilization (3)
The goal of this course is to develop an advanced knowledge of the French language, and Francophone cultures. The knowledge will be developed in five areas: listening, speaking, reading, writing and cultural competence. Students will practice and improve their oral and written communication skills in the target language while learning facts about contemporary Francophone countries and using higher thinking skills in their analyses of cultural differences. They will be able to contrast French and Francophone cultures and religions and compare them with their own cultural habits. Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

HIS672 U.S. Constitution: Origins and Applications (3)
Examines the background, foundations, drafting, implementation, and subsequent history of the U.S. Constitution.  Core texts include the Constitution itself and America's Constitution: A Biography, by Yale law professor Akhil Reed Amar.  This course examines major sections of the Constitution separately, and considers how it can be incorporated into individual classroom settings. 
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

PHY625 Electronics (3)
Analysis of analog circuits including complex algebra and phasor methods, network theorems, resonance, electronic devices, power supplies, operational amplifiers, transistor amplifiers and oscillators.  Includes introduction to digital electronics.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

PHY641 Optics (3)
Includes geometrical and physical optics includes reflection, refraction, aberrations, interference, diffraction, polarization and dispersion. 
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

SPN636 Latin American Poetry (3)
A study of representative Latin American poets. Conducted in Spanish.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

SPN647 Latin American Narratives (3)
A study of representative short stories and at least two novels from Latin America. Conducted in Spanish.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.


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)
Weekdays: August 4–7, 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 August 1–2, August 15–16; Fridays 6–9 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU534 Literacy and Language Acquisition (3)
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.

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

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality(3)
Weeknights: July 8-10, July 22-24, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Additional hours via online component.

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

EDU580 Methods and Practice in Early Childhood Education
Times arranged with professor.

EDU581 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education
July 28-August 1, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.; August 15, 5-9 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 .

BIO630 Marine Biology (3)
Introduces marine organisms through lecture, laboratory and field experiences.  Emphasizes ecology, morphology and taxonomy. 
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

BIO635 Environmental Science (3)
Introduces a broad range of science concerning the environment.  Topics selected will be relevant to understanding science and environment.  The focus will be on conservation biology and the biological side of environmental science. 
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

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

EDU614 Integrating Technology for All Students (3)
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)
Weekdays: August 4–7, 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)
Weekdays: August 11–15, 8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing, and Technology (3)
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)
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.

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.

EDU661 Advanced Human Development (3)
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)
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 of 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, 8 a.m.–4 p.m.

ENG632 Literature for Adolescents (3)
In-depth examination of literature for young adults used thematically throughout the middle school and secondary curricula.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

ENG634 Survey of British Literature (3)
This course will examine literary texts through the prism of literary periods, movement, and major authors of British literature.  Authors such as Chaucer, Marlowe, Shakespeare, and Milton as well as works by women and ethnic minorities will be studied.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

ENG644 Survey of American Literature (3)
This course is a critical survey of the diverse literature of the United States.  Beginning with poetry and stories, students are exposed to the various periods of American literature and the ideas and forces that shaped the writing of those times.  Significant attention will be given to the writings of women and minorities.  The course focuses on historical as well as literary themes through reading, writing, listening/viewing, and speaking.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

ENG675 Advanced Writing (3)
Provides personal direction and group critique of substantial individual writing projects across genres.  Integrates the use of children's literature.
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

FRE613 Advanced French Writing (3)
The goal of this course is to develop an advanced knowledge of the French language, and French and Francophone cultures. This knowledge will be developed in five areas: listening, speaking, reading, writing and cultural competence with a stress on written skill development. Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

FRE660 Francophone Civilization (3)
The goal of this course is to develop an advanced knowledge of the French language, and Francophone cultures. The knowledge will be developed in five areas: listening, speaking, reading, writing and cultural competence. Students will practice and improve their oral and written communication skills in the target language while learning facts about contemporary Francophone countries and using higher thinking skills in their analyses of cultural differences. They will be able to contrast French and Francophone cultures and religions and compare them with their own cultural habits. Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

HIS678 Using Museums in the Classroom (3)
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.

PHY625 Electronics (3)

Analysis of analog circuits including complex algebra and phasor methods, network theorems, resonance, electronic devices, power supplies, operational amplifiers, transistor amplifiers and oscillators.  Includes introduction to digital electronics. 
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

PHY641 Optics (3)
Includes geometrical and physical optics includes reflection, refraction, aberrations, interference, diffraction, polarization and dispersion. 
Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

SPN636 Latin American Poetry (3)
A study of representative Latin American poets. Conducted in Spanish.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.

SPN647 Latin American Narratives (3)
A study of representative short stories and at least two novels from Latin America. Conducted in Spanish.  Please contact the if you are interested in this course.
 

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