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Fall 2018 Courses

Below is a schedule of Graduate Education courses offered from September through December 2018. 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.

Registration for the Fall 2018 session is open. Please register at least one week before the start date of a course. There will be no classes on Columbus Day, October 8; Veterans Day, November 11; Thanksgiving Eve, November 21; and Thanksgiving Day, November 22.

This schedule is subject to change. 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 .

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 Fall 2018.

ART620 Photography (3)
In this course, we will consider basic concepts of composition, exposure, and… read more ➔
Must have a camera (DSLR preferred) and computer.
Schedule will be determined at the first class meeting on Thursday, September 20; 6–7 p.m.

BIO601 The Science of Forensics  (3)
Focuses on biological and chemical principles and processes that aid in solving crimes. Identifies chemical clues and signatures, DNA fingerprinting, decomposition and… read more ➔
Schedule to be determined
$25 lab fee

BIO635 Environmental Science (3)
This course will focus on the broad range of science concerning the... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined at the first class meeting on Tuesday, October 2; 6 p.m.
$25 lab fee.

BIO641 Biochemistry (3) 
Explores inner workings of cellular metabolism, starting with basic biomolecules such as... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined at first class meeting on Wed. Sept 26; 6 p.m.
$25 lab fee

CHE601 The Science of Forensics (3) 
Focuses on biological and chemical principles and processes that aid in solving crimes. Identifies chemical clues and signatures, DNA fingerprinting, decomposition and… read more ➔
Schedule to be determined
$25 lab fee

CHE673 Selected Topics in Chemistry: Exploring Principles of Chemistry (3) 
This course will explore concrete, real-world experiences to provide students the... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined at the first class meeting on Thursday, October 4; 5–9 p.m.
$25 lab fee.

EDU613 Assistive Technology, Augmentative and Alternative Forms of Communication (1)
This is a Self-guided Online course.   
July–August

ENG604 Advanced Grammar for Writing (3)
Begins week of October 1. Schedule to be arranged between

ENG644 The Ancient Greek World (3) 
Explores the worlds of Hesiod and Homer, Aeschylus and Pericles, Alexander the... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

ENG647 The Ancient Roman World (3) 
In this course, we will consider the entire sweep of Roman history, from the... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

ENG650 History of the Reformation (3)
From the roots of the Reformation in late Medieval/Renaissance Europe, we will begin our... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

HIS610 Principles of Geography (3)
Instructs students to think geographically about the world. Covers historical development, terminology and major themes of geography; current geographical issues in world's regions... read more ➔
Tuesdays: August 29–December 20  4:30–6:30 p.m.

HIS614 History of Massachusetts (3)
Course covers the history of Massachusetts with emphasis on the colonial era through... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

HIS644 The Ancient Greek World (3) 
Explores the worlds of Hesiod and Homer, Aeschylus and Pericles, Alexander the... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

HIS647 The Ancient Roman World (3) 
In this course, we will consider the entire sweep of Roman history, from the... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

HIS650 History of the Reformation (3) 
From the roots of the Reformation in late Medieval/Renaissance Europe, we will begin our... read more ➔
Schedule to be determined between faculty and enrolled students.

HIS672 US Constitution: Origins and Applications (3)
Examines the background, foundations, drafting, implementation, and subsequent… read more ➔
Schedule will be determined at the first class meeting on Wednesday, September 27; 7 p.m.

MAT621 Modeling Mathematics (3) 
Tuesdays: September 18–December 4, 6–9 p.m.

MAT640 Mathematics of Science. (3) 
Examines connections between integration of mathematics and science and... read more ➔


EDU520 Teaching Strategies (3)
Weekends: September 7–8, September 28–29, November 2–3, November 30–December 1
Fridays: 6–9 p.m., Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU521 Math in the Interactive Classroom (3)
Tuesdays: September 18–December 4; 6–9 p.m.

EDU522 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Mondays: October 1–December 3; 6–9 p.m.
No class Monday, October 8

EDU524 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2)
Thursdays: September 27–November 15; 6–9 p.m.

EDU528 Disciplinary Literacy and Writing (3)
Tuesdays: September 18–December 4; 6–9 p.m.

EDU533 Foundations of Reading (3) 
Weekends: September 14–15, October 19–20, November 16–17, December 14–15
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU562 Human Development and Learning (3)
Thursday: September 20–December 13; 6–9 p.m.
No class Thursday, November 22

EDU564 Introduction to Exceptionality (3)
Thursdays: September 13–December 6; 6–9 p.m.
No class Thursday, November 22

EDU582 Methods and Practice in Moderate Disabilities (3)
Mondays: September 17–December 10; 6–9 p.m. No class Monday, October 8

EDU583 Methods and Practice in Middle School Education (3)
Please contact the Graduate Education Office for more details.

EDU584 Methods and Practice in Secondary Education (3)
Please contact the Graduate Education Office for more details.

If you feel you are ready for your practicum, please seek permission to register for it by contacting the Graduate Education Office.

EDU604 Philosophy, Ethics and Teaching (3)
Wednesdays: September 19–December 12; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 21

EDU614 Technology for All Students (3)
Wednesdays: September 19–December 12; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 21
$25 Technology fee.

EDU622 Integrating English Language Arts in the Classroom (2)
Mondays: October 1–November 26; 6–9 p.m.
No class Monday, October 8

EDU624 Integrating Science in the Classroom (2) 
Thursdays: September 27–November 15; 6–9 p.m.

EDU630 Integrating Math, Writing, and Technology (3)
Wednesdays: September 19–December 12; 6–9 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 21  $25 Technology fee.

EDU633 Principles of Reading (3) 
Weekends: September 14–15, October 19–20, November 2–3, November 30–December 1
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU639 Assessment & Diagnosis of Reading/Language Difficulties (3)
Weekends: September 28–29; October 19–20; November 16–17; December 7–8
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays: 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU641 Sheltered English Immersion Endorsement Course (3)
Weekends: September 14, September 22, October 19–20, November 16–17, December 7–8
Fridays: 6–9:15 p.m. Saturdays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

EDU649 Assessment & Diagnosis of Mathematical Difficulties (3)
Mondays: September 17–December 10, 6–9 p.m.
No class Monday, October 8

EDU668 Advanced Disciplinary Literacy: Reading, Writing, Oral Communication and Critical Thinking (3)
Weeknights: Wednesdays, September 19-December 5; 6–9 p.m.

EDU673 Selected Topics: Art, Biology, Chemistry, English, French, History, Mathematics, Physics, Spanish, General Science, Earth Science, Middle School Humanities, Middle School Math/Science (3)
Please contact the Graduate Education Office for content specific selected topics course schedules.

EDU682 Advanced Theory and Practice in Moderate Disabilities (3) 
Mondays: September 17–December 10, 6–9 p.m. No class Monday, October 8

EDU684 Advanced Theory and Practice in ESL (3)
Wednesdays, September 26–December 5; 5:30–8:50 p.m.
No class Wednesday, November 21

If you feel you are ready for your practicum, please seek permission to register for this course by contacting the Graduate Education Office.

EDU690 Action Research (6)
Fridays: 6–9:30 p.m, September 14, October 5, November 2, November 30

EDU701 Educational Leadership I—Theoretical Seminar (3)
Weekends: September 21–22; October 13 (online); November 9–10; December 7–8
Fridays: 6–9 p.m.; Saturdays 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

EDU715 Collegial Supervision and Mentoring (3)
Please contact the Graduate Education Office for details.

EDU730 School Law (3)
Online

EDU741 Sheltering English Immersion Endorsement Course for Administrators (3)
Weekends: September 14, September 22, October 19– 20, November 16–17, December 7–8
Fridays: 6–9:15 p.m.: Saturdays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

EDU751 School and Program Improvement (6) 
Fridays: 6–9:30 p.m, September 14, October 5, November 2, November 30

EDU781-786 Educational Leadership Practicum (6)
Saturdays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., September 15, October 6, November 3, December 1

MAT621 Modeling Mathematics (3)
Tuesdays: September 19–December 4, 6–9 p.m. 
 

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