Summer 2018 Continuing Education Offerings

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Featured Programs: Biology in the Summer

Nature can be our greatest teacher. Get your hands on wildlife identification, plant taxonomy, ichthyology and more.

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Biology

Community Health
Description

Disease prevention through education, sanitation, isolation and immunization; public health programs and operation of federal and state laws.

For those who would like professional development on disease prevention through education, sanitation and isolation or immunization, as well as understanding public health programs/operations and their federal and state laws. 

Course # BIO 128-800C
Credits 2
Tuition $630.44 WI undergraduate
Schedule June 11 - June 29 
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Laura Cragin
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Wildlife Techniques
Description

Methods of wildlife field sampling and identification.

Course # BIO 253-800C
Credits 2
Tuition $555.98 WI undergraduate plus course fee of $265.50 for room and meals at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Schedule May 28 - June 29 | face-to-face sessions Monday - Friday, June 11 - 15 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary; online course May 28 - June 10 and June 16 - 29
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Location Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona, WI
Instructor Dr. Julie Beston
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Ichthyology - Wisconsin Fishes
Description

Introduction to the study of fishes, including morphology, taxonomy, classification, evolution, behavior, and general ecology of fishes. Special emphases on field identification of Wisconsin fishes, management of Wisconsin fish populations, and global conservation of fishes.

Wisconsin is home to more than 150 species of native freshwater fishes, as well as an increasing number of foreign invaders (e.g., round gobies and bighead carp); thus, much attention will be placed on the diversity at hand (i.e. local fishes). This unique four-week summer course will occur from May 14-June 8. Visits will be made to a local fish hatchery where participants will discover how the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources manages fish populations.

Course # BIO 260-800C
Credits 4
Tuition $1,111.96 WI undergraduate plus course fee of $300.00 to cover lodging, meals and other expenses.
Schedule May 14 - June 8 | online course May 14 - June 2; face-to-face session Sunday - Friday, June 3 - June 8, at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary (students may arrive after 1:00pm on Sunday, June 3, and leave by 4:00pm on Friday, June 8)
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Location Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona, WI
Instructor Dr. Michael Bessert
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Introduction to Hygiene and Occupational Health
Description

Introduction to the field of industrial hygiene and occupational health. The course focuses concepts, terminology, and methodology in the practice of industrial hygiene and identifies resource materials. The class is intended for students majoring in applied science, environmental science, biology, chemistry or health fields; or students wishing to pursue a graduate degree in risk control, safety, industrial hygiene or toxicology.

For individuals who would like to learn the terminology and methodology in the practice of industrial hygiene.

Course # BIO 262-800C
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Dale Krageschmidt
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Aquatic Vascular Plant Taxonomy
Description

Identification and collection of plant species located in aquatic habitats: lakes, rivers, and wetlands. Plant and community adaptations to aquatic and wetland environments. Emphasis on species and systems from the Upper Midwest.

For individuals who would like to learn about the identification and collection of plant species located in aquatic habitats. 

Course # BIO 325-800C/BIO 525-800C
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate | $1,386.03 WI graduate
Schedule August 13 - 31 | online August 13-26, plus one week field work Monday - Friday, August 27 - 31, 8:00am - 4:30pm, at UW-Stout
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Location Online and UW-Stout, Room 141 Jarvis Hall Science Addition
Instructor Ms. Sarah Hatleli
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Career and Technical Education

Instructional Technology - Education and Training
Description

Technological applications to education, training and instruction. Emphasis on examining, developing and evaluating various technologies and their appropriateness for the curriculum and training applications.

This course is for students enrolled in the BS Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS Career and Technical Education programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # CTE 370-960C/CTE 570-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $668.00 undergraduate | $1,050.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Debbie Stanislawski
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Instructional Evaluation in Career and Technical Education
Description

Competency-based and individualized approach to instructional evaluation for career and technical educators. Prepares educators to design and implement performance-based assessment in diverse formats and settings that evidence student learning.

This course is for instructors at Dunwoody Institute or any technical college where they need this course for certification.

Course # CTE 440-800D/CTE 640-800D
Credits 2
Tuition $555.98 WI undergraduate | $599.12 MN reciprocity undergraduate | $822.50 WI graduate | $920.92 MN reciprocity graduate
Schedule June 11 - July 13 | Online course; Four face-to-face meetings on Monday and Tuesday, June 18 and 19, and Thursday and Friday, June 28 and 29, from 9:00am - 4:00pm 
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Location Face-to-face meetings at Dunwoody Institute, Minneapolis, MN; room BLK52A (Black Level)
Instructor Dr. Matthew Simoneau 
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Education

Workshop: Fab Labs in STEM Education
Description

Utilization of digital manufacturing technologies to facilitate STEM education with an emphasis on engineering design and enterprise-based pedagogies that are developmentally and academically appropriate for middle and high school students.

For participants registered in the WiFab Retreat at University of Wisconsin-Stout who would like a credit option. (EDUC 400-800A/EDUC 600-800A)

For participants registered in the WiFab Retreat at Fox Valley Technical College-Appleton who would like a credit option. (EDUC 400-801A/EDUC 600-801A)

Course # EDUC 400-800A/EDUC 600-800A  or  EDUC 400-801A/EDUC 600-801A
Credits 3 undergraduate credits | 1 or 2 graduate credits
Tuition $782.43 for 3 WI undergraduate credits | $387.82 for 1 WI graduate credit or $775.64 for 2 WI graduate credits
Schedule

EDUC 400-800A/EDUC 600-800A: June 25 - August 5; Retreat dates Monday - Friday, June 25 - 29, plus online June 30 - August 5

EDUC 400-801A/EDUC 600-801A: July 23 - August 24; Retreat dates Monday - Friday, July 23 - 27, plus online July 28 - August 24

Delivery Online and face-to-face
Location

EDUC 400-800A/EDUC 600-800A: UW-Stout, 132 Applied Arts Building

EDUC 400-801A/EDUC 600-801A: Fox Valley Technical College, D.J. Bordini Center

Instructor Dr. Kenneth Welty
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Poverty in the Schools
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 640-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 18 - July 27
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 those who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 6, 7, 9.

Course # EDUC 642-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - July 27
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Mary Alice Anderson
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School-wide Positive Behavioral and Intervention Support
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 those who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 5, 8.

Course # EDUC 645-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 12 - August 3
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. This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8.

Course # EDUC 648-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 4 - July 13
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom
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. 

For professional development of educators. This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration or for those who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 7, 9.

Course # EDUC 651-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 18 - July 27
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning
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. May be a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration or for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. 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 652-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 18 - July 27
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Middle School Through Adult 6-Traits Writing Instruction
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. 

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

Course # EDUC 653-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 25 - August 17
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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PK Through Elementary 6-Traits Writing Instruction
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. 

This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. This course 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 654-960C 
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 25 - August 17
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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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 in Education Professional Development Concentration and in the MS in Career and Technical Education. This course 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 656-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 18 - July 27
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Shannon Mersand
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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. This course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. This course 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 659-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 3
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Alan Campbell
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Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture
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 component for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7, 9. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. 

Course # EDUC 660-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 3
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 661-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 3
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 662-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 3
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking
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 664-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 3
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Shelley Lee
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Mindful Approaches to Classroom Management
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 665-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 4 - August 3 
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Ann Brand
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E-Learning for Educators
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.

May be a component for the MS 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 760-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 3
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Creating Collaborative Communities in E-Learning
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.

This course may be a component for the MS 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 761-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 25 - August 17
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.

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

Course # EDUC 762-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 3
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. 

This course may be used in the MS 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 3, 4, 9. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 763-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 25 - August 17
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. 

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

Course # EDUC 764-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 4 - August 17
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. 

This course may be a component for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 765-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule April 30 - June 22
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. 

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

Course # EDUC 766-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 25 - August 17
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. 

Professional development opportunity for educators or for those in the online Instructional Design Certificate program. Prerequisite: EDUC 766. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 767-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule April 30 - June 22
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Amy Gullixson
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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. 

Professional development opportunity for educators or for those in the online Instructional Design Certificate program. Prerequisite: EDUC 767. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration.

Course # EDUC 768-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule July 9 - September 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Jane Mackenzie
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Graphic Communications

Graphic Communications
Description

Overview of the cross-media graphics field and careers. Hands-on introduction to the graphics process from design through delivery. Use of graphics software to design and develop projects for cross-media, multi-channel distribution - print, web, email and mobile. Printing processes, bindery and finishing operations, and specifying printed products and non-print graphic services.

The fast-growing graphic communications field uses multiple media channels for marketing and promotion to fill the many related industries workforce. The course will analyze cross-media campaigns that include printed packaging and direct mail, or social media integration, and may utilize mobile technology to access related online content. Examples of graphic communication are everywhere you look, which includes publishing, advertising, and packaging that evolve from text and graphic integration. More so, graphic communications is often data-driven to produce personalized content for each recipient, making it more relevant and effective. This course encompasses all phases of the graphics process used in graphic campaigns. Students use technology - computers, software and systems - to create a wide variety of projects, and understand the career pathways related to this vast industry. 

This course is offered for UW-Stout students with undecided majors, high school juniors and seniors or for individuals who are seeking professional development. This course is not for UW-Stout students who are enrolled in CMG, DMT, GCOM, GDIM or ICT.

Course # GCOM 141-800C
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5 
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Shaun Dudek
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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.

Course # HDFS 375-800C/HDFS 575-800C
Credits 1 or 2
Tuition $315.22 per WI undergraduate credit | $462.01 per WI graduate credit
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Shriner
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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 720-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,144.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 721-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $572.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 722-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,144.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 723-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,144.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 724-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $572.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 725-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $572.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 726-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,144.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Brenda Krueger


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 727-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,716.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 728-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,144.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 729-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,716.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Reading Education Certification

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 701-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 4 - August 17
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 702-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 4 - August 17
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 703-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 17
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 704-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 17
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 705-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 4 - August 17
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Mary Beth Crum
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Assessment & Evaluation of Language & 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 706-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 4 - August 17
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 707-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule May 5 - August 3
Delivery Online
Instructors

Dr. Paula Harms

Ms. Heidi Neumann-Kneeland

Dr. Kristin Conrad

Ms. Tera Ellison

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School Counseling

Introduction to Counseling for Partners in Education
Description

Partnership between educators and counseling professionals. History, needs and trends, classroom management/theory overview, professional associations and standards, legal and ethical issues, and characteristics and behaviors that influence helping processes.

This course aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Behavioral Management. 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 # SCOUN 301-960C/SCOUN 501-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $668.00 undergraduate | $1,050.00 graduate
Schedule June 11 - July 8
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. James McMullen
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Special Education

Inclusion of Students with Exceptional Needs
Description

Inclusion of students with exceptional educational needs in the regular classroom setting. Laws, definition, characteristics, adaptations, strategies and transitional services that pertain to persons identified with: cognitive disability, learning disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, emotional disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, speech and language disorders, visual and hearing loss, physical and other health impairments, and gifted and talented.

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

Course # SPED 430-960C/SPED 630-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Ruth Nyland
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Emotional & Behavioral Problems of Children & Adolescents
Description

Assessment, identification and evaluation of emotional and behavioral disorders of learners middle childhood through adolescence, including methods of observing, diagnosing, documenting and interpreting. Characteristics of emotional and behavioral disabled learners, including potential concomitant physical, cognitive, or sensory disabilities and psychological, social and environmental factors contributing to childhood emotional and behavioral disorders.

This course is for nontraditional students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification program.

Course # SPED 447-960C/SPED 647-960C 
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Heather Fetherston
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Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Description

A foundation for understanding individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and its effect on the individuals' life and learning, through a comprehensive overview of the history, current literature, and best practices.

This course is for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification, the Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate or the BS in Special Education-Online programs, or for those seeking professional development. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 472-960C/SPED 672-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Daniel Paulson
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Behavioral Interventions and Positive Behavior Supports
Description

Study functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and behavioral intervention planning (BIP) for individualized behavior problems for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disabilities in the PK-12 educational setting. Focus on assessment skills to produce data-driven environmental modifications, pro-social replacement behaviors, consequence strategies, and home-school collaboration.

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

Course # SPED 473-960C/SPED 673-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Online
Instructor TBD
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Sustainable Management

Triple Bottom Line Accounting for Managers
Description

Financial and managerial accounting and how this information is used. Basic preparation of financial statements and their analytical use. How accounting information is applied by managers in decision-making process helping organizations meet the triple bottom line: strong profits, healthy environment, and vital communities.

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 230-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,170.00 undergraduate 
Schedule May 29 - August 17
Delivery Online
Instructor SMGT staff. For questions, contact sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.
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Global Environmental Chemistry
Description

An exploration of chemical environments as interdependent thermodynamic and kinetic systems. The system/surroundings perspectives of thermodynamics will be applied to systems of progressively larger sized in order to arrive at the comprehensive view of the global environmental system.

Prerequisite: General Chemistry. 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 315-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,170.00 undergraduate 
Schedule May 29 - August 17
Delivery Online
Instructor SMGT staff. For questions, contact sustainable@learn.uwsa.edu.
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Energy for Sustainable Management
Description

Learn to apply basic engineering principles to existing and emerging energy technologies to provide a better understanding of energy production, consumption, and environmental impact; and how these principles relate to sustainable management. Topics cover a wide range of energy systems including nuclear, fossil fuels, wind, solar, biofuels and biomass. In addition to general chemistry preparation, college algebra is also required.

Prerequisite: General Chemistry. 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 320-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,170.00 undergraduate 
Schedule May 29 - August 17
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 instructor at finderb@uwstout.edu for signature. 

Course # RC 271-800A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate 
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 371-800A/RC 571-800A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate | $1386.03 WI graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Distance Delivered Arranged
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 372-800A/RC 572-800A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate | $1386.03 WI graduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Distance Delivered Arranged
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 374-800A 
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
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 375-800A
Credits 3
Tuition $945.66 WI undergraduate
Schedule June 11 - August 5
Delivery Distance Delivered Arranged
Instructor Dr. Brian Finder
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