This workshop examines the various attributes and characteristics of tablet devices with particular attention given to teaching and learning in the classroom. Using a device of their choice, students will investigate the features that can be utilized by educators to enhance the learning environment for their students. Not all tablet devices are alike, but this course allows the student to explore and identify what their device does that can be integrated into classroom activities to maximize student learning for groups and individuals. One additional semester hour (SH) of credit is an option during which students design on online resource guide focused on displaying methods for integrating tablet technology into a specific content area.
On-line: Mon. 7/7 thru 8/10
Instructor: R. Bowe
This course is focused on programming models for children and adolescents challenged with Word-Finding. It provides an in-depth study of: 1) definition, characteristics, and word-finding profiles representative of this population; 2) psycholinguistic models of lexical access; 3) differential diagnosis of semantic versus phonemic word finding errors; 4) retrieval strategy instruction; 5) word finding accommodations in the classroom; and 6) self advocacy instruction. The relationship between oral retrieval, oral reading, and written language is also considered.
Prerequisite: SPE 500 or equivalent
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to complete on-line orientation as soon as you register.
Online: Tues. 6/24 thru 7/29, final assignment due 8/5 Online Orientation Required.
D. German Questions: email@example.com ext. 5991
This is a mathematics content course for prospective and in-service elementary school teachers. It addresses the concepts of a comprehensive elementary and middle school mathematics curriculum through reasoning and problem solving in the areas of patterns, number, geometry, measurement, data, and chance. This course can be used to eliminate a general education mathematics deficiency and/or used towards an endorsement in teaching middle school mathematics.
On-line: 6/23 thru 8/17/2014
G. Litman Questions: GLitman@nl.edu ext. 2340