Summer Sessions 2014 - Undergraduate Course Offerings

Child & Family Studies
Undergraduate Courses

Chair: Dr. Ming-Chi Own
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.

May 20 – June 26; (T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Robinson

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 19 – June 26; (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.

May 20 – June 18; (T W, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Guinta-Bates

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 20 – June 26; (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 491 -- Change Agent Skills - 3 cr.

May 19 – June 25; (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 20-June 25; (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.

Section 01: May 20 – June 19; (T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Hofmann

Section 02: July 01 – July 31 : (T W R, 3:00 p.m. -5:30 p.m.) Instructor: Hakim

Section 02: July 01 – July 31 : (T W R, 10:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m.) Instructor: Hakim

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 598 -- Human Relations for Teachers II - 1 cr.

Section 01: May 20 – June 18; (T W , 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Hofmann

Section 02: July 01 – July 31 (T W, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Hakim

Section 03: July 01 – July 31 (T W, 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.)Instructor: Hakim

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.

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Information Media
Undergraduate Courses

Coordinator:  Merton 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 404 -- Instructional Design I-3 cr.

June 30 - July 31; (M T W R, 7:30 a.m. – 9:25 p.m.) Note:This class meets through distance technology with synchronous meeting required.Instructor:

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 414 -- Technology Integration- 3 cr.

July 14 – August 6:(MW, 1:00-5:50 p.m.) Note:Face to face class 7/14, North Branch Education Center Room 126. Remaining class meet through distance technology. Some Synchronous meeting required. Instructor: Thompson, Merton

This course teachesways technology can help teachers and students communicate and collaborate, discussion of students as consumers, contributors, and creators in a digital age, use of technology to design authentic learning environments.

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

Section 1: May 19 – June 19; (M T W R, 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.) Instructor: Carlson

Section 2: June 30 – July 31; (M T W R, 10:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.) Instructor:

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 16 - 17; (Monday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.) Instructor: Thompson, Marcia

Participants will meet featured children’s book authors and attend a new books session with an elementary library media specialist and reading specialist. Small group sessions will be held. 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 486 -- Seminar: Digital Photography - 1 cr.

June 27 & July 11; (Friday, 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 manipulate images 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: Web Design - 1 cr.

June 13 & June 20; (Friday, 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.

IM 486 -- Seminar: App. and Game Design - 1 cr.

August 1 & August 8; (Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Anderson

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Special Education
Undergraduate Courses

Chair:  Dr. Michael Pickle
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 9 – August 7; (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 405 -- Behavior Theories and Practices in Special Education- 3 cr.

June 12 – August 7; (Thursdays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.) Instructor: Dogoe

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 12 – August 7; (Thursdays, 12:30 – 4:30 p.m.) Instructor: Salk

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 9 – August 7; (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 11 – August 6; (Wednesdays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.)Instructor: Pickle

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

Section 1: June 9 – August 4; (Mondays, 7:30 – 11:20 a.m.) Instructor: Rogers

Section 2: June 9 – August 7; (Online course) 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 10 – August 5; (Tuesdays, 12:30 – 4:20 p.m.) Instructor: Kaffar

Section 2:June 9 – August 7;(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 10 – August 5; (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 142– August 8; (Thursdays, 12:30 – 4:20 p.m.) Instructor: Kaffar

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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