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Childhood Across Culture
In-Person | Tuesday/Thursday | May 25 - Jun 29, 2023
Intermediate-level study of child development, with emphasis on cultural perspectives integrating psychological and anthropological theory. Children's development examined across cultures and in the context of the various social institutions and settings within which they live.
Examines the relationship between health, health care, and community. Considers the determinants of health and illness in contemporary society. Major emphasis on how communities define and try to resolve health-related problems explored through case studies.
Grammar & Writing for Teachers
Asynchronous | Online | July 5 - August 11, 2023
The teaching and learning of grammar and writing in the context of research, classroom practice, diverse populations, and high-stakes testing. Topics include composition theory, writing in a variety of genres, the implementation of writing programs K-12, teaching grammar in the context of speaking and writing, teaching Standard Written English to students of color and bilingual students, and response and evaluation. A thorough review of English grammar appropriate for teachers K-12 is included.
Education of the Exceptional Child
Virtual | Tuesday/Thursday AM | Jul 6 - Aug 10, 2023
Starting with a history of special education, introduces students to effective responses to the diverse needs of exceptional learners in an inclusive classroom. Building on a strengths perspective, topics include brain and biological development and supporting students with specific learning disabilities, executive functioning disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and mood and behavioral disorders in schools.
The Foundations of Literacy
Asynchronous | Online | May 24 - Jun 30, 2023
The role of literacies, multiliteracies, reading and writing instruction, and responding to students' developing dispositions as literate individuals in schools. Recommended for elementary STEM MAT students, English MAT students, and undergraduate students interested in exploring literacy and reading and writing instruction in schools.
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