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Coming Soon: Fall 2014 Offerings and Spring 2015 Offerings. Please feel free to look at current Fall offerings under "PK-12 for Teachers and Professional Educators" or "Non-Credit Continuing Education Offerings".

Summer 2014

EDCI 55300 - Leadership Development in Career and Technical Education Face To Face Course

3 Credits
Fees: $1043.55 (In-State), $2844.90 (Out-of-State)
Course Dates: July 14-18, 2014
Deadline to Apply to the Graduate School: June 27, 2014
Deadline to Register:
July 11, 2014

Design, development, implementation, and evaluation of systems and strategies for enhancing the skills and knowledge of personnel seeking to become leaders in the field of Career and Technical Education (CTE); research related to critical and emerging leadership issues, strategies, policies, and resources are examined and applied to program improvement initiatives in schools, the workplace, agencies, and other organizations that serve a wide variety of youth, adolescents, young adults, and adults.

Textbook Information: No textbook required


EAPS 59100 Technology in the Science Classroom Online Course Face To Face Course

3 Credits
Fees: $1043.55 (In-State), $1537.14 (Out-of-State/Distance)
Course Dates: July 21 to July 31, 2014
Deadline to Apply to the Graduate School: July 7, 2014
Deadline to Register: July 7, 2014
Course Delivery Method: Hybrid

Technology in the Science Classroom Summer 2014 will be a field immersive enrichment course. Designed for in-service educators to increase the amount and efficiency of their technology use. However it is open to anyone interesting in education and technology. Students have the option of designing projects, lessons, or educational units. The class may be taken as distance learning through SKYPE or Google Hangouts, or students may attend one of the summer workshops as part of the course work.

For information on the summer workshops please contact Steven C. Smith at 765-652-0404


Fall 2014

EDPS 54000 - Gifted, Creative, Talented Children Online Course

Students interested in applying this course toward Indiana High-Ability Licensure or a Graduate Certificate of Gifted, Creative, and Talented Studies must submit an application for admission to the program. Students previously admitted to the licensure program who have not taken a course in three semesters will need to re-apply. Visit the GERI website for more information about applying to one of these programs.

3 Credits

Fees: $1043.55 (In-State), $1537.14 (Out-of-State/Distance)
Course Dates: August 25, 2014 to December 20, 2014
Deadline to Apply to the Graduate School: August 15, 2014
Deadline to Register: August 25, 2014
Course Delivery Method: Online

This course is an introduction to the intellectual, social, and emotional characteristics of gifted youth. The philosophy of gifted education as well as the history and theories of giftedness will be explored. The framework encompasses a multi-talent concept of giftedness: intellectual, academic, creative, artistic, and leadership. Criteria for selecting instructional materials and methods. Designing learning experiences for the gifted. First course required for the High-Ability License or Certificate of Gifted, Creative, and Talented Studies.

Textbook Information:
Davis, G.A., Rimm, S.B., & Siegle, D. (2011). Education of the gifted and talented (6th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. ISBN-13: 9780135056073
Weber, C.L., Boswell, C., & Beherens, W.A. (2014). Exploring critical issues in gifted education: A case studies approach. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. ISBN-13: 9781618210975


EDPS 54200 - Gifted, Creative, Talented Children Online Course

Students interested in applying this course toward Indiana High-Ability Licensure or a Graduate Certificate of Gifted, Creative, and Talented Studies must submit an application for admission to the program. Students previously admitted to the licensure program who have not taken a course in three semesters will need to re-apply. Visit the GERI website for more information about applying to one of these programs.

3 Credits

Fees: $1043.55 (In-State), $1537.14 (Out-of-State/Distance)
Course Dates: August 25, 2014 to December 20, 2014
Deadline to Apply to the Graduate School: August 13, 2014
Deadline to Register: August 25, 2014
Course Delivery Method: Online

Course Description:
In this course we will examine and practice developing curricular materials and program plans suitable for gifted, creative, and talented students. Students will be exposed to established program and curriculum models from the field of gifted education, and we will examine the nuts and bolts of developing curricular plans, materials, and specialized programs that support the advanced learning needs of gifted students. Prerequisite: EDPS 54000.

Note: Students who wish to attend a face-to-face, campus version of this course should contact Dr. Kristina Ayers Paul at kayerspaul@purdue.edu.

Required Textbooks:
Karnes, F.A. & Bean, S.M. (2009). Methods and materials for teaching the gifted (3rd ed.). Waco, TX: Prufrock press. ISBN-13: 978-1593633479
Purcell, J.H. & Eckert, R.D. (2006). Designing services and programs for high-ability learners: A guidebook for gifted education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press. ISBN-13: 978-1412926171

EDCI 59000 - CLEAR Maximizing Instruction in the 90 Minute Reading Block Online Course

Course Dates: July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Non-credit Fees: $350.00

Register: Click Here to Register

The Center for Literacy Education and Research (CLEAR) is offering a new professional development series designed to assist elementary teachers in Maximizing Instruction in the 90-Minute Block. In this series, participants will learn about management and organization to establish literacy-based classrooms with an emphasis of the Daily 5. Participants will learn about the research and components of guided reading/small group instruction, managing the rest of the class with meaningful literacy based activities, and record keeping (assessment, analysis of assessment, and determining when to move students). This is a great workshop to help understand how to manage and record the many ways teachers differentiate instruction to meet the needs of Response to Intervention (Rtl).

This course consists of online self-paced modules.

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