Summer Sessions 2012 - Undergraduate Course Offerings

Child & Family Studies
Undergraduate Courses

Chair: Dr. Glen Palm
Contact: cfs@stcloudstate.edu
www.stcloudstate.edu/cfs

The Department of Child and Family Studies provides high quality programs at the undergraduate level that are designed to educate individuals for professional roles working with young children, parents and families in a variety of public and private settings.

CFS 260 -- Children in a Changing World – 3 cr.

June 25 – August 3; (Online course) Instructor: Zarghami

Societal change, including the relationship between women and men, and its impact on childhood. Childhood in U.S. ethnic groups and in non-western cultures. Implications for those working with children in education, social services, health care, etc.

CFS 404 -- Workshop: Birth Order in the Family - 1 cr.

May 14 – August 3; (Online course) Instructor: Beniek

For course information, please contact the Department.

CFS 405-01 -- Selected Topics in Child and Family Studies: Working with Families in the Home Environment.

June 20-26; (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)  Instructor: Ellison.

For course information, please contact the Department.

CFS 405-02 -- Selected Topics in Child and Family Studies: Fatherhood in the 21st Century.

June 28, 29, July 10, 12 13; (9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)   Instructor: Palm

For course information, please contact the Department.

CFS 405-03 -- Selected Topics in Child and Family Studies: Parent Education Portfolio

June 25, July 9, 16; (1:00 – 5:00 p.m.)  Instructor: Palm

For course information, please contact the Department.

CFS 421 -- Development of Young Children - 3 cr.

June 25 – August 3; (Online course) Instructor:  Zarghami

Typical and atypical development of children, birth through adolescence with an emphasis on 2-8 year olds. Methods of observation, developmental milestones and application of theory to educational settings.

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Human Relations & Multicultural Education
Undergraduate Courses

Chair:  Dr. Oladele Gazal
Contact:  hurl@stcloudstate.edu
www.stcloudstate.edu/hurl

The Department of Human Relations and Multicultural Education provides education in self-awareness and skills essential for living and working in a democratic, socially-just society and environmentally sustainable world.

HURL 102 -- Human Relations and Race – 3 cr.

June 26 – August 2; (T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Tripp

Racial oppression using a framework that analyzes the interconnection of racism and other forms of oppression. Experiences of people of color and institutional racism in the United States.

HURL 201 -- Non-Oppressive Relationships – 3 cr.

May 14 – June 20; (M W, 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.) Instructor: Tademe

Development of practical skills for eliminating racism, sexism, and other oppressive elements from personal, professional, and public life.

HURL 206 -- Understanding Oppression – 1 cr.

June 26 – August 1; (T W, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.) Instructor: Tripp

Consultants from oppressed groups will share expertise on various contemporary human relations issues (racism, sexism, disabilities, poverty, religious oppression, homophobia, etc.)

HURL 303 -- Global Social and Environmental Justice – 3 cr.

May 15 – June 21; (T R, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Tademe

Interconnections of global social and environmental justice through analyses of media, policies, activities, and cultural perspectives. Exploring individual and collective responsibilities for a just and sustainable future.

HURL 406 -- Sexual Assault Advocacy- 3 cr.

June 25 – August 1; (M W, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.) Instructor: Lindner

Advocacy skills for sexual assault survivors including: understanding the impact of sexual assault on survivors, the social and cultural context in which sexual assault occurs, and the role the legal system, law enforcement, social services and medical services plays with survivors.

HURL 491 -- Change Agent Skills - 3 cr.

May 14 – June 20; (M W, 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor:  Tademe

Study of the theories of social empowerment and the development of practical skills for producing institutional and personal change.

HURL 492 -- Practicum in Social Empowerment - 1 cr.

May 14-June 20; (M W, 4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.) Instructor:  Tademe

Experiential practicum: application of theory and research to constructive institutional and social change.

HURL 497 -- Human Relations for Teachers I - 3 cr.

Defines, recognizes, and analyzes individual and institutional racism, sexism, and other forms of oppression in the school environment. Students become familiar with a social reconstructionist model of education. Corequisite HURL 598.

HURL 498 -- Human Relations for Teachers II - 1 cr.

Section 01: May 15 – June 21; (T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Hofmann

Section 02: May 15 – June 21; (T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Markell

Section 03: June 26 – August 2; (T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: LeBeau

Section 53: June 12 – July 11; (T W, 9:00 a.m. – 2:15 p.m., at Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids) Instructor: Markell

Consultants will speak on the implications for teachers of oppression in the school setting. They will focus on racism, sexism, heterosexism, immigration issues, disability status, classism and other forms of oppression. Co-requisite HURL 597.

LeafCourse Location - Anoka Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids

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Information Media
Undergraduate Courses

Coordinator:  Mert Thompson
Contact:  im@stcloudstate.edu
www.stcloudstate.edu/im

The Department of Information Media offers courses and a certificate program in Instructional Technology to complement careers in education, business, communication, among others.

IM 204 -- Research Strategies – 3 cr.

May 14 – 31; (M T W R, 8:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.) Instructor: Gruwell

Examines basic university-level research while utilizing multicultural, gender, and minority content and issues in the library learning resources, on the Internet and other information resources.

IM 260 -- Exploring Digital Media – 3 cr.

May 14 – June 7; (M T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Sutton

Digital media and their impact on human expression, communication, and society. Individual and group applications for information access, communication, and creative expression. Theory and application of digital media such as electronically mediated communications, global information networks, ubiquitous and mobile learning.

IM 404 -- Instructional Design I - 3 cr.

June 27 - July 26; (M T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.)  Note: This class meets through distance technology with synchronous meeting required. Instructor: Park

This course teaches instructional design including theoretical background, needs assessment, learner analysis and instructional strategies. The project-based approaches will engage you in learning essential ID knowledge and skills though authentic problems and help you design effective, efficient and appealing instruction.

IM 422 -- Information, Technology and Learning for K-12 and 5-12 Education – 2 cr.

Section 1: May 14 – June 7; (M T W R, 3:00 – 5:30 p.m.) Instructor: Sutton

Section 2: July 2 – July 26; (M T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Sutton

Section 3: May 14 – June 21; (M W R, 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.) Note: This class meets at Anoka Ramsey Community College.  Instructor: Toppe

Selecting, designing, and producing instructional materials in a variety of formats. How technology assists teacher productivity and serves as a tool for enhancing student creativity and thinking skills. Education majors only. Lab. Prerequisite: any one of the following: ART 105, CNA 169, CSCI 169, ETS 157, IM 245, IM 260 or demonstrated basic computer skills.

IM 445 -- Children’s Literature Workshop - 1 cr.

June 25 – 26; (Monday, 9:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) Instructor: Thompson, Marcia

2012 participants will meet featured children’s book authors, Jacqueline Briggs Martin and Margi Preus, and attend a new books session with elementary library media specialist and reading specialist Julie Reimer. Small group sessions will be held on text sets, kirigami, Google lit trips, and award winning books.  Option of 1 (one) undergraduate or graduate credit available. E-mail mthompson@stcloudstate.edu for details.  Note:  Workshop registration is required prior to course registration.

IM 455 -- Design and Preparation of Multimedia Presentations I - 3 cr.

June 27 – July 26; (M T W R, 12:40 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.) Instructor: Anderson

Design and production of instructor-led multimedia presentations. Hardware and software skills for production of presentation support materials. Note: Section 1 meets face to face; Section 2 meets through distance technology with synchronous meeting required.

IM 486 -- Seminar: Classroom Technology Integration - 1 cr.

June 15 & 22; (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Sutton

This two-day seminar will focus on developing journeys of discovery for your learners, explore ways technology can help your students to communicate and collaborate with others, and discuss students as consumers, contributors, and creators in a digital age. Participants will also expand their knowledge on how to use technology as an integral part of designing authentic learning environments.  Come join us on this journey to improve the use of educational technology in the classroom.

IM 486 -- Seminar: Young Adult Literature Exploration - 1 cr.

June 22 & July 6; (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Thompson, Marcia

Held for the first time in summer 2011, this workshop offers participants the opportunity to read and discuss current young adult literature. Participants will read a total of seven books: three self selected from instructor specified YALSA book lists and three from one self-selected author.  The 7th book will be the ALA 2012 Printz Award winner. This course is appropriate for library media specialists, classroom teachers from upper elementary through high school, as well as others with a passion for young adult literature. It does not repeat any content from the 2011 seminar.

IM 486 -- Seminar: Digital Photography - 1 cr.

July 13 & 20; (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Anderson

This two-day seminar will provide hands-on experience for you to effectively select and use a digital camera. We will explore how to control cameras and image manipulation for best results. Participants will develop an understanding of practical applications of digital photography for educational and training applications.
Learn how your digital camera works, and practice techniques for taking effective photographs, including lighting and composition. Focus on the essential features of Adobe Photoshop and gain the key skills to optimize images. Bring your camera and sense of adventure!

IM 486 -- Seminar: Digital Tools for Qualitative Research - 1 cr.

July 20 & 27; (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Sutton

This one credit seminar will focus on computer technology tools available to assist in collecting, organizing and analyzing data for qualitative research. You will be provided with an overview of some of the key tools used in qualitative research and time to explore all the basic functions of the tools you are most interested in.  This seminar will help researchers understand how these technologies can support their own research or project. 

IM 486 -- Seminar: Web Design - 1 cr.

July 27 & August 3; (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Anderson

Web design uses many elements to create appealing, usable, and accessible websites. Learn to plan, design the space and layout, handle fonts and colors, create effective navigation and put it all together in a format that gets your message across. This workshop will help you learn Web design whether you are already a creating websites or just getting started in the Web arena.  Bring an idea for a web page you want to build.  We will use Adobe DreamWeaver and a variety of other software to get your web page designed and developed.

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Special Education
Undergraduate Courses

Chair:  Dr. Mary Beth Noll
Contact:  sped@stcloudstate.edu
www.stcloudstate.edu/sped

The Special Education Department prepares high quality teachers for students with disabilities. They offer a Bachelor of Science degree program that leads to licensure.

SPED 203 -- Special Education Foundations – 3 cr.

June 11 – July 30; (Mondays, 12:30 – 4:20 p.m.) Instructor: Waletzko

Historical and philosophical background of special education; an overview of disabling conditions and their implications; legal bases; resources; and advocacy.

SPED 306 – Academic Writing Skills – 3 cr.

June 13 – August 1; (Wednesdays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.) Instructor: Beutel

Research writing course for students who have been referred by their academic advisers or who did not meet Special Education undergraduate or graduate program admissions criteria.

SPED 405 -- Behavior Theories and Practices in Special Education - 3 cr.

June 14 – August 2; (Thursdays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.) Instructor: Markell

A proactive approach to the assessment and management of behavior problems in the classroom. Includes functional assessment, ecobehavioral analysis, cognitive strategies, and crisis prevention. Permission required – please contact the department for more information.

SPED 411 -- Special Education Procedural Safeguards - 3 cr.

June 14 – August 2; (Thursdays, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Borgeson

Preferral, referral, identification, and placement process; legal and professional aspects. Due process requirements. Permission required – please contact department for more information.

SPED 415 -- Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs - 3 cr.

June 12 – July 31; (Tuesdays, 12:30 – 4:20 p.m.) Instructor:  Cichy

Classroom use of technology and its direct and indirect impact on the delivery of services for students with disabilities. Commercial and teacher-developed assistive technology and devices. Permission required – please contact department for more information. Prerequisite: SPED 203 or 503.

SPED 416 -- Individualized Assessment in Special Education - 3 cr.

June 13 – August 1; (Wednesdays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.) Instructor: Raduns

Administration and interpretation of standardized instruments used in the identification of students with developmental disabilities, physical/health disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders, and learning disabilities. Special course fee $15.00. Permission required – contact the department for more information. Prerequisite: SPED 203 or 503, CEEP 361.

SPED 419 -- Literacy Instruction for Students with Special Needs - 4 cr.

June 13 – August 1; (Wednesdays, 12:30 – 5:20 p.m.) Instructor:  Rogers

Adaptive teaching techniques and materials for reading and language arts. Informal assessment including curriculum-based evaluation and instruction. Permission required – contact the department for more information.

SPED 420 -- Characteristics of Students with Physical, Health & Developmental Disabilities - 3 cr.

June 11 – July 30; (Mondays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.) Instructor:  Dogoe

Characteristics and development of students with physical, health, and developmental disabilities. Prerequisite: SPED 203 or 503.

SPED 421 -- Characteristics of Students with Learning/Behavioral Disorders - 3 cr.

Section 1: June 5 – July 31; (Tuesdays, 12:30 – 4:20 p.m.) Instructor: Pickle

Section 2: May 14 – August 3; (Online course) Instructor: Markell

Characteristics of and issues related to students with learning and behavior disorders including psychosocial, educational, vocational, and leisure outcomes. Prerequisite: SPED 203 or 503.

SPED 431 -- Collaboration Skills and Transition Planning in Diverse Settings - 3 cr.

June 12 – July 31; (Tuesdays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.) Instructor:  Wellik

Analysis and application of various collaboration methods for working with agencies, educational staff and multicultural populations. Students with disabilities in transition from secondary to post-secondary environments. Coordination of multiple service agencies in those transitions. Prerequisite: SPED 203 or 503.

SPED 445 -- Social and Natural Sciences Instruction for Special Educators - 3 cr.

June 14 – August 2; (Thursdays, 12:30 – 4:20 p.m.) Instructor: Lyon

Research supported strategic teaching practices, adaptations, and modifications for students with disabilities in content area classes and in reading, math, oral and written expression, and listening comprehension. Permission required – contact the department for more information.
Prerequisite: SPED 203 or 503.

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