Fall 2018 Continuing Education Offerings

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Career and Technical Education

Principles of Career and Technical Education
Description

Importance of career and technical education (workforce education) to American society and the individual. Actively apply principles into practice. Formulate a philosophy of workforce education based on personally held principles and demonstrated practices.

This course may be applied towards the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education programs. 

Course # CTE 302-901C | CTE 502-901C
Credits 2
Tuition $668.00 undergraduate | $1,050.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Jerrilyn Brewer
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Performance Analysis
Description

Analysis techniques utilized in curriculum development. Emphasis on task analysis and related procedures. Includes occupational and needs analysis, competency identification, objective writing and information mapping. Integrates task analysis with a total system for developing and revising career and technical education curriculum or job training programs.

This course is for students enrolled in the BS Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS Career and Technical Education programs.

Course # CTE 334-900C | CTE 534-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,575.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21 
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Sylvia Tiala
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Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education
Description

Competency-based and individualized approach to methods of teaching career and technical education. 

This course aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Teaching Methods and Technology. This course is for students enrolled in the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education programs

Course # CTE 405-900C | CTE 605-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $668.00 undergraduate | $1,050.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Nancy Chapko
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Data Responsive Planning, Teaching and Assessment
Description

Teaching, planning and assessment of student learning through curriculum-based evidence collection and analysis in an effort to monitor and revise lessons, strategies, assessments (formative and summative), courses and programs. 

This course aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Data and Evidence Analysis. This course may also be applied towards the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education programs.  

Course # CTE 460-900C | CTE 660-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,575.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Nancy Chapko
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Communication Studies

Special Topics: Power of Narrative in Health Communication

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Survey of the use of narrative within health communication, across a wide range of contexts.

For those seeking a professional development opportunity in the area of health communication. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # COMST 670-900C
Credits 3
Tuition  $1,599.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Jennifer Hawkins
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Advanced Interpersonal Communication for Professionals
Description

Study of interpersonal communication theory applied to organizational and professional contexts.

For those seeking a professional development opportunity in the area of interpersonal communication. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # COMST 710-900C
Credits 3
Tuition  $1,599.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Jennifer Hawkins
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Education

Poverty in the Schools

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Characteristics and issues facing students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Traits of high-performing, high-poverty schools with emphasis on strategies to reduce the achievement gap and build community partnerships. Intended for teachers in the field.

This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration, or for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 7.

Course # EDUC 640-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Teaching Digital Media Literacy in the Content Areas
Description

Research-based strategies for analyzing, critiquing and engaging with digital text, video, images and diverse multimedia primary sources in the PK-12 classroom to stimulate inquiry, creativity and critical thinking. 

For professional development of educators. This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration, or for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 6, 7, 9.

Course # EDUC 642-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 9
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Mary Alice Anderson
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School-wide Positive Behavioral and Intervention Support

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Principles of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). Roles and functions of the PBIS team, action planning for sustainable practices, data collection systems and tools, and data analysis for planning three-level interventions and monitoring progress. 

For professional development of educators. This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration, or for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 5, 8.

Course # EDUC 645-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Shannon Mersand
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Math Assessment for Response to Intervention
Description

Principles of using universal screeners and curriculum-based measures (CBMs) to assess student performance in mathematics. Use of assessment tools in mathematics to identify learning problems, to monitor student growth, and implement Response to Intervention (RTI) practices.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in the Math Specialist Certificate program; may also be used as a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8. 

Course # and Schedule EDUC 648-900C (September 5-October 12) | EDUC 648-901C (October 8-November 16)
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Instructional strategies for design, management, and assessment of standards-focused, project-based learning (PBL) in the flipped classroom. Use of multimedia and online resources to support collaboration and increase learner motivation and engagement. 

This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 7, 9. It may be used for professional development, or as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration, or for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 651-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning

Update: This course has been cancelled.  

Description

Instructional design strategies that support a wide range of learner differences. Creation of barrier-free learning by applying accessibility tools and universal design concepts.

For professional development of educators or for those who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. Course may be a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 4, 7, 9 and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3. 

Course # EDUC 652-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Middle School Through Adult 6-Traits Writing Instruction

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Concepts, instructional methods and assessment strategies for improving writing instruction, middle school through post-secondary. Self-assessment strategies, application of 6-traits, technology and software applications, and writing across the curriculum. 

For professional development of educators. This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 3, 7, 8, 9. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 653-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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PK Through Elementary 6-Traits Writing Instruction

Update: This course has been cancelled.  

Description

Application of the 6-Traits theory to assessment and instruction of student writing in PK through grade 4. Study of the continuum of primary and elementary language arts skills and writing across the curriculum. 

For professional development of educators. This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 3, 7, 8, 9. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 654-900C 
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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Strategies for Dealing with Disruptive Behavior
Description

Evidence-based preventive strategies, effective interventions, and classroom management strategies for addressing problem behaviors, chronic noncompliance and intermittent disruptive conduct. 

For professional development of educators. This course may be a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. It meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 5 and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3, 4. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 655-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Faith Huitt
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Bullying in Schools
Description

Issues, educational interventions and instructional strategies for creating a safe learning environment to break the cycle of bullying and cyberbullying. 

This course may be used as a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration and the MS Career and Technical Education. It meets Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure: 4, 5, 7, 10. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 656-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule October 1-November 9
Delivery Online
Instructor Stacy Berg
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Methods of Teaching Middle School Math
Description

Research, issues and problems related to current reform in teaching middle school mathematics, including planning curriculum, assessing student learning, managing instruction, and providing for individual needs.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in the Math Specialist Certificate; may also be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. It meets Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure: 1, 3, 7, 8. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 659-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule October 15-December 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Alan Campbell
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Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Evidence-based instructional strategies that support building models, prototypes, inventions and innovations and encourage creative problem solving and team collaboration across a wide range of subject matters and all grade levels. Applications of learning theory and assessment strategies will be employed to create K-12 interdisciplinary inquiry-based maker experiences.

For professional development of educators. This course may be a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. It meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7, 9. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 660-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Shannon Mersand
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Advanced Trends and Issues in PK-5 Mathematics Teaching
Description

Research, issues and problems related to teaching PK-5 mathematics, including problem-based learning, curricular decision-making, diagnosis and remediation, and building assessment into instruction.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in the Math Specialist Certificate program; may also be used as a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 661-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule October 15-December 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Leadership for Math Specialists
Description

Using theory, research-based evidence, data and organizational change principles to develop, lead, evaluate, and improve PK-12 mathematics programs.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in the new Math Specialist Certificate program; may also be used as a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 662-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule October 1-November 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Mathematics Specialist Field Experience
Description

Prepares math specialists for program implementation and evaluation in a school-based setting. Emphasis on developing coaching practices, planning professional develop programs, and facilitating evidence-based math programs. This experience is designed to align with the coursework developed in the Math Specialist certificate.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in the Math Specialist Certificate. May also be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 663-901C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule September 17-November 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Michelle Dupree
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Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Research, issues and problems related to teaching K-12 computational thinking, including problem-based learning, computer coding and applications in STEMM-related fields.

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. Meets Wisconsin teaching standards 1, 4, 7, 10. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 664-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule October 1-November 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Shelley Lee
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Mindful Approaches to Classroom Management

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Research-based strategies to improve class climate that integrate Mindful practices and improve students' social emotional learning, self-regulation, motivation and academic performance while reducing text anxiety and bullying. Mindful approaches applied to student-teacher interpersonal communication and to the organization of space, routines and procedures at all grade levels. 

For professional development of educators. Meets WI teaching standards 3, 5, 10. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 665-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Ann Brand
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Assessment for Learning
Description

Assessment for instructional decision making. Historical perspectives, trends, current research, methods and purposes of assessing learners. Principles and appropriate techniques used in assessing learners. Applied practice in using formative assessment strategies to examine the effects of instruction on learning. Role of assessment of student learning in professional development planning.

This course may be used as a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 6, 8. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 745-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,440.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Sylvia Tiala
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E-Learning for Educators

Update: This course has been cancelled.  

Description

Historical background and current trends in online learning. Concepts and foundations of best practices for successful teaching online. E-learning theory, principles, learning management systems, and web-based technology tools.

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6, 9. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 760-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-October 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Creating Collaborative Communities in E-Learning

 Update: This course has been cancelled.

Description

Concepts, methods and research for creating and facilitating a collaborative online community of practice. Dynamics of facilitated synchronous and asynchronous discussion, questioning skills, conflict resolution, netiquette, and collaborative learning through problem-based scenarios, simulations, and hands-on practice moderating online discussions.

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 761-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 24-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Maryruth Hicks
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Assessment in E-Learning
Description

Performance-based assessment. Summative and formative feedback methods to assess student learning in the online classroom. Best practices for grading procedures, prevention of plagiarism in the digital environment, electronic evaluation tools, using electronic record-keeping systems and methods for evaluating e-portfolios, posted discussions, and group projects.

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. The course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8, 9. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 762-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule October 22-December 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Instructional Design for E-Learning
Description

Evaluation, discussion and application of instructional design theories and principles for online learning. Examination of hybrid, self-paced and facilitated online learning experiences delivered via course management systems. Scenario-based simulations and case study analysis. Creating interactive multimedia learning objects. Application of accessibility and usability guidelines in web-based course design. 

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 9. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 763-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-October 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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E-Learning Practicum
Description

Practicum in teaching online with a cooperating online instructor. Application of online pedagogy and technology evaluated through observation, discussion and reflections. Completion of a professional development plan and an e-portfolio of evidence of attainment of online learning standards. 

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is the final course of the series for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6, 9. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 764-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Dennis O'Connor
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Trends and Issues in Instructional Design
Description

In-depth comparison of current instructional design theories and models, principles of adult learning, variables that affect adult learning, techniques for stimulating and sustaining learner motivation, reinforcement of learning, skill transfer, and use of cognitive task analysis to determine instructional content. 

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 765-901C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule August 27-October 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Nicholle Stone
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Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods
Description

Development of instructional goals, objectives and assessment of outcomes. Methods for assessing learning performance and mapping appropriate assessment methods to instructional strategies and learning objectives. Performance-based assessment and evaluation tools to assess learner performance. Design of formative and summative evaluation methods. 

For professional development of educators; may also be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. Prerequisite: EDUC 765. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 7, 8. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 766-901C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule October 22-December 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Designing Computer-Based Training (CBT)
Description

Just-in-time scenario-based modular development, user interface design, visual design, usability testing, and execution of common instructional strategies employed in self-paced products. Research, trends and standards in computer-based training; development of reusable learning objects using multimedia software. 

For professional development of educators. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. Prerequisite: EDUC 766. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 767-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule August 27-October 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Nicholle Stone
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Project Management for Instructional Development
Description

Examination of the initiation, planning, and closure of instructional development projects and practical knowledge on managing project scope, work breakdown structure, schedules, and resources including budgeting. Analysis of instructional development project life cycle. 

For professional development of educators. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. Prerequisite: EDUC 767. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 768-900C | EDUC 768-901C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule October 22-January 11
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paul Coverstone (EDUC 768-900C) | Ms. Jane Mackenzie (EDUC 768-901C)
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English

The following courses are for those seeking the Communicating with Emerging Media graduate professional development certificate.

Visual Rhetoric for Technical and Professional Communicators
Description

Rhetorical theory and technical communication research in document design and related visual communication principles. Strategies for designing documents, data displays, and other products used by technical communicators in the workplace.

To view certificate requirements or apply now, visit the certificate webpage.

Course # ENGL 740-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,599.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Gregory Schneider-Bateman
Communication Strategies for Emerging Media
Description

Emerging media and digital technologies as catalysts of cultural change, and how such changes have affected the way technical communicators write, share, and consume materials.

To view certificate requirements or apply now, visit the certificate webpage.

Course # ENGL 745-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,599.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Daisy Pignetti

Food and Nutrition

Food Service Sanitation
Description

Preparation for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination. Safe food handling practices.

For individuals interested in food sanitation and preparing for the Food Protection Manager Certification exam. 

Course # FN 105-600C/600L
Credits 1
Tuition $315.23 WI undergraduate, plus $36 special course fee for certification exam
Schedule September 5-December 21; Online course; One Lab: Saturday, December 8, 8:00 am-1:00 pm
Delivery Online and Face-to-face
Instructor Ms. Christina Dinauer
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Art and Science of Food
Description

Analysis and application of food principles applied to storage, preparation and service. Special emphasis on food safety and the art of food preparation.

For individuals who are interested in professional development in food safety and the art of food preparation. 

Course # FN 215-600A/600L
Credits 3
Tuition $945.69 WI undergraduate
Schedule

September 5-December 21; Online course; Seven face-to-face sessions on Mondays, September 17, October 1, 15 and 29, November 12 and 26; December 10; 3:35 pm-7:35 pm

Delivery Online and Face-to-face
Instructor Ms. Christina Dinauer
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Institutional Menu Planning
Description

Principles of cycle menu planning, design, and marketing for institutional food settings, which includes culinary skills, basic food preparation and modified menus to meet the special dietary needs of an individual or group.

For individuals who are interested in professional development of menu planning, design and marketing for institutional food settings. 

Course # FN 330-600C/600L | FN 530-600C/600L
Credits 3
Tuition $945.69 WI undergraduate | $1,390.17 WI graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21; Online course; Three face-to-face sessions on Tuesdays, November 6, December 4 and 11; 8:00 am-11:00 am
Delivery Online and Face-to-face
Instructor Ms. Christina Dinauer
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Human Development and Family Studies

Grantsmanship for Nonprofits
Description

Explore the availability of foundation grant money for nonprofit organizations. Designed to give the beginning grant writer an overview of grant purposes, foundation funding sources, proposal development and writing.

For professional development of individuals who are interested in grant writing. 

Course # HDFS 375-600C | HDFS 575-600C
Credits 1 or 2 
Tuition $315.23 per WI undergraduate credit | $463.39 per WI graduate credit
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Shriner
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Languages

Elementary Arabic I
Description

Development of a basic working vocabulary in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA); practice dialogue skills and pronunciation; read and write short paragraphs; listen effectively to Arabic speakers and respond meaningfully; decipher the codes of the many Arabic dialects and acquire basic knowledge of the Arab culture.

For professional development of individuals who wish to learn elementary Arabic.

  Course # ARAB 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,260.92 WI undergraduate
   Location UW-Stout, room TBD
  Schedule September 5-December 21; Online plus two hours of face-to-face sessions per week (days and times TBD) with facilitator/tutor
   Delivery Online and Face-to-face
  Instructor

Ms. Hala Alhindi

Ms. Thana Jarjour

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Elementary Chinese I
Description

Elementary modern Mandarin, for students with no previous training.

For professional development of individuals who wish to learn elementary Chinese.

  Course # CHIN 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,260.92 WI undergraduate
   Location Originates at UW-Stevens Point via interactive television to UW-Stout, Sorensen Hall, Room 201
  Schedule September 5-December 21; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 2:00 pm-2:50 pm
   Delivery Interactive Television
  Instructor Ms. Remya Sarma Traynor, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point | 715-346-2518 | rsarmatr@uwsp.edu
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Elementary French I
Description

Listening, pronunciation, reading, and writing. Basic vocabulary, polite phrases, questions and answers. Adjective agreement, present and some past-tense verbs. Cultural information about the French-speaking world.

The course is offered for those who wish to learn the French language and culture.

  Course # FREN 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,260.92 WI undergraduate
   Location Originates at UW-Oshkosh via interactive television to UW-Stout, Sorensen Hall, Room 201
  Schedule September 5-December 21; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
   Delivery Interactive Television
  Instructor Dr. Andrzej Dziedzic, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh | 920-424-7277 | dziedzic@uwosh.edu
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Elementary German I
Description

Establish a solid foundation in the fundamentals of the German language through the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills; foster interest in the language and culture of Germany.

This course is for individuals who would like to learn German and for students who are in engineering and/or are interested in the Darmstadt University exchange program. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

  Course # GER 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,260.92 WI undergraduate
   Location Originates at UW-Green Bay via interactive television to UW-Stout, Sorensen Hall, Room 201
  Schedule September 5-December 21; Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:25 am-9:20 am
   Delivery Interactive Television
  Instructor Dr. David Coury, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay | 920-465-2097 | couryd@uwgb.edu
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Elementary Hmong I

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Introduction to Hmong, with development of listening, vocabulary, speaking, reading, writing and conversations. Concurrent development of appreciation for language, dialects and Hmong culture.

For professional development of individuals who wish to learn elementary Hmong.

  Course # HMON 101-600A
    Credits 4
    Tuition $1,260.92 WI undergraduate
   Location Originates at UW-Stout via interactive television in Sorensen Hall, Room 201, and goes to receive site at UW-Whitewater.
  Schedule September 5-December 21; Monday and Wednesday, 4:00 pm-5:50 pm
   Delivery Interactive Television
  Instructor Ms. Sia Yang
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Psychology

The following courses and their module options are for those seeking either the Evaluation Studies Certificate or the Institutional Research Certificate.

Introduction to Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Theoretical approaches to fields of Evaluation and Institutional Research, evaluation competencies, and personal philosophy of evaluation.

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 720-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen

 

This course can be taken as 11 separate modules.

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Evaluation and Institutional Research: Ethics and Practice
Description

Professional and ethical standards within evaluation and institutional research; institutions which oversee ethical practice of evaluation. Cultural competence and reflective practice for professional development.

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 721-900C
Credits 1
Tuition $600.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Libby Smith

 

This course can be taken as 5 separate modules.

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Project Management in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Evaluation project management. Identify evaluation team and stakeholder roles; communication, collaboration and conflict management skills; evaluation budget and management plan; deliver evaluation results; develop a professional development plan. 

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 722-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow


This course can be taken as 7 separate modules.

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Research Methods in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Research methods for evaluations. Evaluability assessments, identification of evaluation questions and development of evaluation plans. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed method approaches and data collection strategies. Literature reviews and logic models. Contextual and political issues in evaluation. Data visualization for evaluation results; turning results into action.

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 723-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Data Collection in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection; focus group, survey, and observation data collection methods.

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 724-900C
Credits 1
Tuition $600.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen


This course can be taken as 3 separate modules

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Data Analysis in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques; information triangulation, and data interpretation. Data management; store and manage data securely.

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course #  PSYC 725-900C
Credits 1
Tuition $600.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 4 separate modules.

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Evaluation Applications
Description

Practical issues in evaluation; various evaluation settings; appropriate reporting techniques; assess information from previously conducted evaluations; build evaluation capacity in stakeholders; Request for Proposals and grant proposals; evaluation related jobs.

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 726-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Practicum in Evaluation
Description

Advanced independent evaluation field project. Project management and external consulting skill development. Independent planning, designing, implementing, and managing evaluation projects. Topics covered: budgeting, evaluability, program description, program theories, project management, conflict management, and quality management.

For students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 727-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,800.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Institutional Research Applications
Description

Practical issues in Institutional Research. Benchmarking and data sharing; assess academic programs; the role of Institutional Research in academic planning. Techniques for workload studies, enrollment management, and modeling. Role of data management systems and external reporting needs. Accountability demands and accreditation needs.

For students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 728-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Meridith Wentz


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Practicum in Institutional Research
Description

Advanced independent institutional research field project. Project management and external consulting skill development. Independently planning, designing, implementing, and managing institutional research projects with client and instructor supervision. Topics include: research design, project planning, project management, presenting in written and verbal formats, conflict management, and quality management approaches.

For students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply.

Course # PSYC 729-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,800.00 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Reading Education

Developmental Reading K-12
Description

Concepts, methods, research, and historical developments that form the foundations of teaching reading. Pedagogical considerations, including general conditions for learning to read and write; developmental phases of reading; principles of good reading instruction; development of a personal philosophy about teaching reading as a reflective practitioner.  

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 2, 3, 9. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration.  

Course # RDGED 701-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 10-November 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paula Harms
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Reading in the Content Areas K-12
Description

Research-based teaching methods, study strategies, and technology focusing on the abilities to use language processes (reading, writing, speaking, listening) to learn subject matter across the curriculum. Consideration will be given to individual differences among readers in relationship to the cultural and political aspects of content literacy.  

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This course is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher Licensure program. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration

Course # RDGED 702-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 10-November 30
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Mary Beth Crum
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Children's Literature in the Reading Program
Description

Evaluation, selection, and teaching of literature in the elementary school language arts program with a focus on historically significant books, authors and illustrators writing for today's young readers.  

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the courses that meets Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher licensure requirements. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration

Course # RDGED 703-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 10-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharron McElmeel
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Young Adult Literature in the Reading Program
Description

Designing strategies to build an appreciation of literature, motivating life-long readers, and using literature to encourage critical thinking across the curriculum. Topics include the nature of teen-age readers, genres of young adult literature, and its use in classroom curriculum.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This course is one that meets Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher licensure requirements. It meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # RDGED 704-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 10-November 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharron McElmeel
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Instructional Techniques: Students with Reading Difficulties
Description

Integration of psycholinguistic theory into an interactive strategic model of remedial interventions based on the foundational research of literacy acquisition in a community environment. Integrating reading, writing and spelling into an effective and viable program for struggling readers and special populations, including the learning disabled.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # RDGED 705-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 17-December 7
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Mary Beth Crum
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Assessment & Evaluation of Language and Reading Development
Description

Interrelationship of assessment and evaluation to literacy development including current research in reading and language arts practices. Selection, administration and interpretation of formative and summative literacy assessments for the purpose of evaluating reading and language processes.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This course is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher Licensure program. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 8. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # RDGED 706-901C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 17-December 7
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Abbie Oleson
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Reading Teacher Practicum
Description

Practicum in teaching individual students, grades 1-12, with reading difficulties. Assessment of the reader's strengths and needs is followed by the implementation of individualized instruction designed to assist the child to become a better reader. 

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is the final course in the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher Licensure program. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7, 8. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # RDGED 707-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 10-December 7
Delivery Online
Instructors

Dr. Paula Harms

Ms. Tera Ellison

Jaimie Howe

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Leading and Directing the Reading Program
Description

Using theory, research data, evidence and organizational change principles to develop, lead, evaluate, and improved PK-12 literacy and professional development programs. Leadership in developing and promoting effective literacy programs for all students is emphasized.

For professional development of educators and the online Reading Specialist Certification. This course meets IRA Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # RDGED 720-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 17-November 30 
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paula Harms
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Reading Specialist Field Experience
Description

Supervised school-based practicum in reading program implementation and evaluation. Emphasis is directed toward developing coaching practices, planning professional development programs, and facilitating evidence-based reading programs. 

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Specialist Certification. This course meets IRA Standards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and the Wisconsin Administration Standards 3. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration

Course # RDGED 722-901C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule September 10-December 7
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Emily Hines
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Special Education

Mild Disabilities: Social Studies and Science
Description

Curriculum and methods of teaching students with mild cognitive, learning, and emotional/behavioral disabilities in the content areas of social studies, science, and in general education. Strategies that facilitate integration, improve maintenance and generalization of skills, promote transitions, increase self-awareness and self-management, and compensate for learning deficits.

Benchmark I completed. This course is offered for individuals enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs.

Course # SPED 323-900C | SPED 523-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Rebecca Marine
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Curriculum and Instruction: Career and Transition Education
Description

Curriculum and instruction for persons with disabilities in prevocational, career education, career preparation, and transition, stressing collaboration between education, community-based service providers, and families. 

This course is offered for individuals enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs.

Course # SPED 324-900C | SPED 524-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Vicki Dowell
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Introduction to Communication Disorders
Description

Nature, causes of and methods used when working with individuals who have speech and language disorders.

This course is for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.  

Course # SPED 330-900C | SPED 530-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Ruth Nyland
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Pre-Student Teaching Children/Youth with Disabilities
Description

Supervised experience in observing, planning instruction, and teaching children and youth with disabilities in a cross-categorical school environment. 

For students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. 

Course # SPED 338-900C | SPED 538-900C
Credits 2
Tuition $668.00 undergraduate | $950.00 graduate 
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Rebecca Marine
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Schools, Families and Community Collaboration
Description

Theory, general principles and procedures for fostering collaborative partnerships among families, professionals, students and other service providers. Focuses on families with children who have disabilities. 

For students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. 

Course # SPED 420-900C | SPED 620-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Margaret Marmitt
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Augmentative Communication and Social Skills
Description

Review current literature in supporting communication and social skills for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder; including best practices in assessment and implementation of augmentative and alternative communication interventions.

This course is offered for individuals enrolled in either the Cross-Categorical Certificate or the Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate programs. 

Course # SPED 474-900C | SPED 674-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Daniel Paulson
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Sustainable Management

Economics in Society and Sustainability
Description

Economic, social, and environmental issues facing society. Traditional issues such as markets and prices (microeconomics), government economic management (macroeconomics), and international trade. Introduction of economic content into analysis of selected topics such as poverty and discrimination, the environment, and the provision of government services. Critiques of conventional economic thought, within the context of systems thinking and ecological economics, and integrated throughout the course. 

Prerequisite: College Algebra. For the online collaborative BS Sustainable Management degree completion program or the Sustainable Enterprise Management Certificate.To apply or reserve a seat in this course, request permission number from sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.

Course # SMGT 235-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,194.00 undergraduate 
Schedule September 4-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor SMGT staff; for questions, contact sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.
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Ecology for Sustainable Management
Description

Interrelationships of organisms with each other and their environments. Investigation into composition and dynamics of populations, communities, ecosystems, landscapes, and the biosphere with emphasis on sustainability. Enrollment in online Sustainable Management degree program required.  

Prerequisite: Introductory Biology. For the online collaborative BS Sustainable Management degree completion program or the Sustainable Management Science Certificate. To apply or reserve a seat in this course, request permission number from sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.

Course # SMGT 310-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,194.00 undergraduate 
Schedule September 4-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor SMGT staff; for questions, contact sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.
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Natural Resource Management
Description

The interdependence between natural resources associated with land, air, and water. Explores significant environmental issues regarding the policies and problems in the use and management of natural resources related to soils, vegetation, landscape within the context of social needs and sustainability. 

For the online collaborative BS Sustainable Management degree completion program or the Sustainable Management Science Certificate. To apply or reserve a seat in this course, request permission number from sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.

Course # SMGT 325-900C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,194.00 undergraduate 
Schedule September 4-December 21
Delivery Online
Instructor SMGT staff; for questions, contact sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.
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Traffic Safety Education

Safety Principles and Practices
Description

Principles of accident prevention; school safety programs; identification of resources and content: motor vehicle, home, public, farm, industrial, school, recreational and civil defense. 

This course is for off-campus students enrolled in the Traffic Safety Education program. Contact the instructor at finderb@uwstout.edu for signature. 

Course # RC 271-600A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.69 WI undergraduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Distance Delivered Arranged
Instructor Dr. Brian Finder
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Alcohol, Drugs and Accident Prevention
Description

Impact of alcohol and drug use on accident prevention programs; current efforts to rehabilitate alcohol and drug abusers. 

This course is for off-campus students enrolled in the Traffic Safety Education program. Contact the instructor at finderb@uwstout.edu for signature. 

Course # RC 371-600A | RC 571-600A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.69 WI undergraduate | $1,390.17 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
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Instructor Dr. Brian Finder
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Behavior Approach to Accident Prevention
Description

Behavioral aspects of accident prevention from physiological, psychological, sociological and cultural perspectives; identifying, understanding and modifying attitudes and behavior.  

This course is for off-campus students enrolled in the Traffic Safety Education program. Contact the instructor at finderb@uwstout.edu for signature. 

Course # RC 372-600A | RC 572-600A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.69 WI undergraduate | $1,390.17 graduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
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Instructor Dr. Brian Finder
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Driver Education Laboratory Methods and Techniques
Description

Role, aims and objectives of laboratory programs in driver and traffic safety education; multiple- student teaching techniques, simulation on-street behind-the-wheel and multiple-car driving range experiences provided.

This course is for off-campus students enrolled in the Traffic Safety Education program. Contact the instructor at finderb@uwstout.edu for signature. 

Course # RC 374-600A 
Credits 3
Tuition $945.69 WI undergraduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Distance Delivered Arranged
Instructor Dr. Brian Finder
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Driver and Traffic Safety
Description

Classroom phase of driver education: curriculum selection and use, instructional resources and materials, and driver education administration. 

This course is for off-campus students enrolled in the Traffic Safety Education program. Contact the instructor at finderb@uwstout.edu for signature. 

Course # RC 375-600A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.69 WI undergraduate
Schedule September 5-December 21
Delivery Distance Delivered Arranged
Instructor Dr. Brian Finder
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