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Iowa Electives and Professional Development

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New Elective Courses on Timely, Relevant Topics

Viterbo University Iowa Center Courses will be offered both online and face-to-face (Saturdays 8 am – 5 pm or weekdays during the summer) and may be taken in any sequence and without formal application. These course credits will be accepted toward the 15 elective credit requirement for the Master of Arts in Education program.

REQUEST INFORMATION

To Register: Call 888 235-2200/515 224-4811 or email kkwestcott@viterbo.edu

                                                     

Online Courses

Spring 2014:

EDUC 510:  Maximizing your Potential: Going from Good to Great, Feb. 20-April 3, 2014.  Instructor: JoAnn Berkowitz

EDUC 510:  Quality Questioning for Student Engagement in Learning, Feb. 20-March 13, 2014.  Instructor:  Norene Bunt

EDUC 510:  Making Reading Connections, March 6-April 10, 2014.  Instructor: Angela Wessel 

EDUC 510:  Incorporating Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to Increase Learning, March 13-April 3, 2014.  Instructor: Kristi Mixdorf

EDUC 510:  Standards-Based Teaching I: Instructional Strategies, April 10-May 1, 2014.  Instructor: Rebecca Martin            

EDUC 510:  How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms, May 15-June 19, 2014.  Instructor: Angela Wessel

Fall 2014:

EDUC 510:  Standards-Based Teaching I: Instructional Strategies, Sept. 2-23, 2014.  Instructor: Cynthia Knight

EDUC 510:  Standards-Based Teaching II: Assessment and Grading, Sept. 23-Oct. 14, 2014.  Instructor: Cynthia Knight

EDUC 510:  Understanding Multi-Tiered Systems of Support/RtI I, Oct. 14-Nov. 4, 2014.  Instructor: Mary Jane Stites

EDUC 510:  Understanding Multi-Tiered Systems of Support/RtI II, Nov. 4-25, 2014.  Instructor: Mary Jane Stites

EDUC 510:  Effective Teacher Mentoring and Coaching,  Dec. 2 - 23, 2014.  Instructor: Katie Gavin 

Spring 2015:

EDUC 510:  Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) Role in Assessment/RtI I, Jan. 6-27, 2015.  Instructor: Anthony Aylsworth                                                     

EDUC 510:  Poverty:  Impact on Students and Strategies to Support Classroom Success, Jan. 8-Feb. 25, 2015.  Instructor:  JoAnn Berkowitz

EDUC 510:  Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) Role in Assessment/RtI II, Jan. 27-Feb. 17, 2015.  Instructor:  Anthony Aylsworth

EDUC 510:  Using Formative Assessments to Drive Instruction and Design Interventions, Feb. 17-March 10, 2015.  Instructor: Kristi Mixdorf

EDUC 510:  Incorporating Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to Increase Learning, March 10-March 31, 2015.  Instructor: Kristi Mixdorf

EDUC 510:  Quality Questions for Student Engagement in Learning, April 7-28, 2015.  Instructor: Norene Bunt

Wisconsin Internet Courses:

Many one graduate credit courses are offered from Viterbo University in partnership with Critical Connections. These courses target classroom best practices and providing timely content that addresses the classroom challenges in our schools today.

Examples of some of the course titles: Family Roles, I Hate Math, EQ/IQ, Maximizing Your Potential, Motivating the Gifted Underachiever, Communications with Parents—over 30 titles to choose from!  Each course is six weeks in length and allows teachers the greatest flexibility and instructor support in completing learning activities each week allowing the possibility of multiple courses to be taken each session.

“This course was excellent.  I was able to learn content that was relevant to my teaching situation,
implement and adjust during the weeks that I was enrolled in the course. The instructor provided excellent support.”-- WI teacher, 2013.

Course syllabi and further course date details are available at
mycriticalconnections.com and by calling 800-234-8721.