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Winter 2018 Courses

Below is the schedule of Graduate Education courses from January through March 2017. Students are encouraged to contact Dr. Janet Arndt at to schedule an academic advising appointment. Unless otherwise noted, all courses will take place on Gordon’s campus in Wenham, MA.

There is a $75 administrative fee for each session.


FEATURED CONTENT AREA COURSES
Need PDPs? Gordon's 3-credit graduate courses provide 67.5 Professional Development Points. Below are our featured professional development and content courses for Winter 2018.

ART663 Selected Topics: Ceramics (3)
Create stoneware functional pieces on pottery wheels in addition to crafting unique hand-built pieces... read more ➔
All clay and materials are provided. Lab fee due at the end of the session to the professor is a firing charge of $4.75/lb. of finished, glazed pots.
Thursdays: January 4–March 1; 6–9 p.m.
No class February 22

BIO673 Selected Topics in Biology: Cancer Biology (3) 
Tuesdays: January 23–May 8; 6–7:30 p.m.
No class February 20

CHE673: Green Chemistry
Green chemistry, also known as sustainable chemistry, is the design of chemical... read more ➔
$25 lab fee.
Starts week of January 22nd

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 ➔
Online beginning the week of January 22rd

ENG638  General Linguistics (3)
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 6-9:20 p.m.
No class January 15 and February 19.

ENG663 Selected Topics: Shakespeare, Active in Class & History (3)
The reading and performance of Shakespeare has been part of the English classroom canon... read more ➔
Tuesdays: January 23–March 27; 6–9 p.m.
No class February 20

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.No class on February 19. Starts week of January 22nd.
No class on February 19.

HIS644 The Ancient Greek World (3)
Explores the worlds of Hesiod and Homer, Aeschylus and Pericles, Alexander the... read more ➔
Schedule to be arranged with professor and enrolled students
Starts week of January 22

HIS650 History of Renaissance and Reformation (3)
From the roots of the Reformation in late Medieval/Renaissance Europe we will begin our... read more ➔
Schedule will be arranged with professor and enrolled students.

HIS673 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 ➔
Online beginning the week of January 23rd

MAT627 Investigating Mathematical Concepts (3)
Tuesdays: January 2–March 27; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class February 20

MAT673  Number Sense (3)
This course will address the progression of number sense concepts from Kindergarten through... read more➔
Weekends:  January 5–6; January 19–20; February 2–3; March 2–3
Fridays 6–9 p.m. and Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

 

EDU520 Teaching Strategies (3)
Weekends: January 5-6, January 19-20, February 2-3, and March 2-3
Friday: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU523 Integrating History in the Classroom (2)
Weekends: January 12-13 and February 9-10
Fridays: 5–9:30 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Thursdays: January 18–March 22; 6–9 p.m.
No class February 22.

EDU527 Exploring Mathematical Concepts (3)
Tuesdays: January 2–March 27; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class February 20

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3)
Wednesdays: January 3–March 28; 6–9 p.m.
No class February 21.

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
Thursdays: January 4–March 29; 6–9 p.m.
No class February 22.

EDU575 Classroom Management and Organization (3)
Wednesdays: January 3–March 28; 6–9:00 p.m.
No class February 21.

EDU580 Methods and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
Wednesdays: January 17–March 28; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, February 21.

EDU581 Methods and Practice in Elementary Education (3)
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 6-9:20 p.m.
No class January 15 and February 19.

EDU583  Methods and Practice in Middle School Education: English (3)
Wednesdays: January 17–March 28; 6-9 p.m.
No class February 21

EDU583M  Methods and Practice in Middle School Education: Math (3)
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class January 15 and February 19.

EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education: English (3)
Wednesdays: January 17–March 28; 6-9 p.m.
No class February 21

EDU584M Methods and Practice in Secondary Education: Math (3)
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class January 15 and February 19.

EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education (3)
For the following licensure areas: Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, French, Spanish, General Science, History, Humanities, Math/Science, Political Science/Political Philosophy, and Physics.
Please contact the Graduate Education office for more information.

EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education (3)
For the following licensure areas: Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, French, Spanish, History, Political Science/Political Philosophy, and Physics.
Please contact the Graduate Education office for more information.

EDU604 Philosophy, Ethics and Teaching (3)
Thursdays: January 4–March 22; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class February 22

EDU614 Technology for all Students (3)
Wednesdays: January 3–March 28; 6–9:00 p.m.
No class February 21

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2) 
Thursdays: January 18–March 22; 6–9 p.m.
No class February 22.

MAT 627 Investigating Math Concepts (3)
Tuesdays: January 9–March 27; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class February 20

EDU629 Integrating Reading, Writing, and Technology (3) Online
This course will be loaded on CourseSites by Blackboard and has easy to follow... read more ➔
Online. Begins Tuesday, January 23.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing, and Technology (3)
Wednesdays: January 3–March 28; 6–9 p.m.
No class February 21

EDU631 Integrating Literature throughout the Curriculum (3) 
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class January 15 or February 19.

EDU634 Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities and ESL (3)
Friday, January 19, 5–8 p.m.; Mon-Wed, 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; February 19-21, 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
*This course is intentionally scheduled during February vacation.

EDU635 Sheltering Content Instruction for English as a Second Language (3) 
Weekends: January 12-13, February 9-10, March 9-10, and March 23-24
Friday: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU 639 Assessment & Diagnosis of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Thursdays: January 4-March 29  6–9 p.m
No class February 22

EDU640 Differentiation and Remediation of Reading/Language Difficulties (3) 
Thursdays: January 4–March 22   5:30–8:30 p.m.
No class February 22

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.
Friday, January 19     6–9 p.m.,
Saturday, January 27 8 a.m.–3 p.m.,
Weekends: February  16-17, March 16-17, April 20-21
Fridays, 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m., plus two online sessions.

EDU650 Differentiation and Remediation of Math Difficulties (3)
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 5:30–9:20 p.m.
No class January 15 or February 19.

EDU665 Meeting the Needs of the Exceptional Child (3)
Wednesdays: January 3–March 28  6–9 p.m.
No class February 21

EDU667 Educational Assessment of Students with Moderate Disabilities (3)
Schedule to be arranged with the professor and enrolled students.

EDU670 Neuroscience: Educating the Human Brain (3)
Weekends: January 12-13, February 9-01, March 9-10
Fridays: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Remaining hours online

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 ➔
Online beginning Monday, January 22 or 29

EDU680 Advanced Theory and Practice in Early Childhood Education (3)
Wednesdays: January 17–March 28; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, February 21.

EDU681 Advanced Methods and Practice in Elementary Education (3) 
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 6-9 p.m.
No class January 15 and February 19.

EDU702 Educational Leadership II-Applied Concepts and Case Studies (3)
Weekends: January 12-13, February 3, March 2-3, and March 23-24
Friday: 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Mondays: January 8–March 26, 6–9:20 p.m.  Additional hours online.
No classes on January 15 & February 19

EDU741 Sheltering English Immersion for Administrators (3)
Friday, January 19        6–9 p.m.
Saturday, January 27    8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Weekends: February  16-17, March 16-17, April 20-21
Fridays, 6–9 p.m., and Saturdays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m., plus two online sessions.

ENG638  General Linguistics (3)
Mondays: January 8–March 26; 6–9:20 p.m.
No class January 15 and February 19.

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