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Winter 2014 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses from January–March, 2013. Students are encouraged to contact Dr. Janet Arndt and schedule an appointment for academic advising at . Unless otherwise noted, all courses are located on Gordon’s main campus in Wenham.

Registration for winter is open and students may register online.

There will be no classes during Massachusetts public school vacation (February 17–21) or Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2014.

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, please contact the

CONTENT COURSES for PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Need PDPs? Gordon's 3-credit graduate courses provide 67.5 Professional Development Points. Below are our featured professional development courses for the winter. Please contact the office for other content courses not listed below.

BIO673 Selected Topics: Cancer Biology (3)
Explores the malady of cancer in depth by following the history of discovery chronologically.  Primary literature and review articles will be read and discussed. Background knowledge of molecular genetics and cell biology required to do well in course. 
Tuesdays: January 15–May 7, 6-7:30 p.m. 

EDU641 Sheltering English Immersion (3)
The purpose of this course is to prepare teachers with the knowledge and skills to effectively shelter their content instruction so that English language learners (ELLs) can access curriculum, achieve academic success, and contribute their multilingual and multicultural resources in the classroom and beyond. Teachers will have opportunities to practice strategies, analyze their practice, provide and receive feedback, and to reflect on their experiences.
Weekends: January 17-18, February 7-8, March 7-8, April 4-5
Fridays, 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

ENG638 General Linguistics (3)
Introduces major areas of general linguistics, theoretical and applied; studied analytically and in correlation with other disciplines.
Mondays: January 6–March 31, 5:30–9 p.m.
No class January 20 and February 18, 2014

HIS644 The Ancient Greek World (3)
Explores the worlds of Hesiod and Homer, Aeschylus and Pericles, Alexander the Great and Paul the Apostle. Specific topics will be arranged in consultation with students' academic and teaching interests.
Friday: January 24, 5-8 p.m.
Saturdays: January 25 and March 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3) FULL
Explores ways to expand teacher's knowledge of strategies used to teach mathematics.  Topics include number and operation; algebraic thinking; geometry; measurement; problem solving; justifying and reasoning; mathematical communication; representation and making mathematical connections.
Tuesdays: January 7-March 25, 6-9:20p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

MAT673 Selected Topics: The Mathematics of Science (3)
Please contact the for schedule.

SPN651 Spanish Civil War Narratives: The Recovery of Memory (3)
Examins the Guerra Civil, the Spanish Civil War, through the lens of such writers as Aldecoa, Chacon, Cercas, Mendez and Rivas.  Class conducted in Spanish.
Please contact the for schedule.

SPN636 Latin American Poetry (3)
Study of representative Latin American poets. Conducted in Spanish.
Please contact the for schedule.

SPN691 Contemporary Spanish Theatre (3)
Examines contemporary Spanish theatre from 1940s to 1990s.  Playwrights include Antonio Buero Vallejo, Alfonso Sastre, Fernando Arrabal, Lauro Olmo and Paloma Pedrero.  Class conducted in Spanish.
Please contact the for schedule.


EDU520 Teaching Strategies (3)
Weekends: January 3-4, January 24-25, February 14-15, March 14-15
Fridays: 6-9 p.m., Saturdays: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Tuesdays: January 21-March 25, 6-8:45 p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)in Georgetown
Tuesdays: January 21-March 25, 4-6:45 p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Thursdays: January 23-March 27, 6-8:45 p.m.
No class February 20, 2014 

EDU527 Exploring Mathematical Concepts (3) FULL
Tuesdays: January 7-March 25, 6-9:20 p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3)
Weekends: January 10-11, January 31-February 1, February 28-March 1, March 21-22
Fridays: 6-9 p.m., Saturdays: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3)
Wednesdays: January 15-March 26, 5:30-9:06 p.m.
No class February 19, 2014

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
Thursdays: January 9-March 27, 6-9:20 p.m.
No class February 20, 2014

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3)
Weekends: January 10-11, January 31-February 1, February 28-March 1, March 21-22
Friday: 6-9 p.m., Saturdays: 8-3 p.m.

EDU580-581 and EDU583-584 Methods and Practice (3)—To be arranged with faculty:
EDU580 Methods and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
EDU581 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education (3)
EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education (3)
EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education (3)

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 (3)
Wednesdays: January 8-March 26, 6-9:20 p.m.
No class February 19, 2014

EDU614 Technology for all Students (3)
Thursdays: January 16-March 27, 6-9:20 p.m.
No class February 20, 2014

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Tuesdays: January 22-March 26, 6-8:30 p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2) in Georgetown
Tuesdays: January 21-March 25, 4-6:45 p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Thursdays: January 23-March 27, 6-8:45 p.m.
No class February 20, 2014

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3) FULL
Tuesdays: January 7-March 25, 6-9:20 p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

EDU631 Integrating Literature throughout the Curriculum (3) in Methuen

Tuesdays: January 7-March 25, 4-7:20 p.m.

EDU633 Principles of Reading (3)
Weekends: January 10-11, January 31-February 1, February 28-March 1, March 21-22
Fridays: 6-9 p.m., Saturdays: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

EDU635 Sheltering Content Instruction for English as a Second Language (3)
Weekends: January 24-25, February 7-8, March 7-8, March 28-29
Friday: 6:00- 9:00 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

EDU640 Differentiation and Remediation of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Weekends: January 3-4, January 31-February 1, February 28-March 1, March 14-15
Friday: 6-9 p.m., Saturdays: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

EDU641 Sheltering English Immersion (3)
Weekends: January 17-18, February 7-8, March 7-8, April 4-5
Fridays, 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

EDU650 Differentiation and Remediation of Math Difficulties (3)
Mondays: January 6-March 31, 6-9:20 p.m.
No class January 20 and February 17, 2014

EDU661 Advanced Human Development (3)
Wednesdays: January 8-March 26, 6-9:20 p.m.
No class February 19, 2014

EDU667 Educational Assessment of Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
Please contact the for schedule.

EDU680-681 Advanced Theory and Practice (3) – To be arranged with faculty:
EDU680;Advanced Theory;and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
EDU681 Advanced Theory and Practice in Elementary Education (3)
 

EDU702 Educational Leadership II-Applied Concepts and Case Studies (3)
Weekends: January 24, February 7-8, March 7-8, March 28-29
Friday: 5-8 p.m., Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU730 School Law (3)
Tuesdays: January 14-March 25, 6-9 p.m.
No class February 18, 2014

BIO673 Selected Topics: Cancer Biology (3)
Explores the malady of cancer in depth by following the history of discovery chronologically.  Primary literature and review articles will be read and discussed.  Background knowledge of molecular genetics and cell biology required to do well in course. 
Tuesdays: January 5–May 7, 6–7:30 p.m.

ENG638 General Linguistics (3)
Introduces major areas of general linguistics, theoretical and applied; studied analytically and in correlation with other disciplines.
Mondays: January 6–March 31, 5:30–9 p.m.
No class January 20 and February 18, 2014

HIS644 The Ancient Greek World (3)
Explores the worlds of Hesiod and Homer, Aeschylus and Pericles, Alexander the Great and Paul the Apostle. Specific topics will be arranged in consultation with students' academic and teaching interests.
Friday: January 24, 5-8 p.m.
Saturdays: January 25 and March 1, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

SPN651 Spanish Civil War Narratives: The Recovery of Memory (3)
Examins the Guerra Civil, the Spanish Civil War, through the lens of such writers as Aldecoa, Chacon, Cercas, Mendez and Rivas.  Class conducted in Spanish.
Please contact the for schedule.

SPN691 Contemporary Spanish Theatre (3)
Examines contemporary Spanish theatre from 1940s to 1990s.  Playwrights include Antonio Buero Vallejo, Alfonso Sastre, Fernando Arrabal, Lauro Olmo and Paloma Pedrero.  Class conducted in Spanish.
Please contact the for schedule.

 

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