P rofessional & C ontinuing E ducation
2014 Teacher Catalog Professional Development Courses for Educators
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TEACHER CATALOG CONTENTS PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS VESi Online Courses Advanced Classroom Management Attention Deficit Disorder Autism & Aspergerâ€™s Disorder Behavior is Language Child Abuse Drugs & Alcohol in School Educational Assessment Ethics & Safety in Education Harassment & Bullying Inclusion Learning Disabilities Reading & Writing Talented and Gifted Teaching Diversity Teaching Elementary Math Traumatized Child Try DI! Understanding Aggression Violence in Schools Why DI?
2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 Reading Fundamentals Series 7 An Intro. to Scientifically-Based Research 7 Laying the Foundation 7 Elements of Effective Reading 7 Early Childhood Series 8 Infant & Toddler Mental Health 8 Family-Centered Services 8 Program Planning 8 Observation & Assessment 8 Typical & Atypical Development 8 Teacher Sandbox 9 Moodle for Teachers 9 Glogster 9 Photoshop Elements 9 iMovie 9 Movie Maker 9 Curriculum Development - INET4Learning 10 Curriculum Enrichment 11 Natural History Outdoor Excursions 12 EF Educational Tours 13
Classroom Organization & Management Program (COMP) 14 Getting Off to a Good Start (GOTAGS) 14 Summer Institutes 15
Are You A Pacific Alum? University of the Pacific Alumni receive a 15% discount on programs offered through the Center for Professional & Continuing Education. For more information call 209.946.2424.
Our courses are designed to meet professional development needs of educators for career and salary advancement. These classes are not applicable to a degree at Pacific but can be transferred at the discretion of your institution. District approval is recommended before enrolling. An official transcript is available from Pacific upon successful completion of coursework.
undergraduate UNITS Online Courses Applying Critical Thinking in Practice Creativity in Teams and Organizations Day at the Museum I & II Developing Critical Thinking Skills Innovation in Organizations Introduction to Critical Thinking Introduction to Personal Creativity Journalism 101 Leading Change Leading Teams
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Other Programs & Information Ed Pro 2 16 Creative Writing Conference 17 Speed Reading & Study Strategies 20 Pacific Music Camp 20 OLLI@Pacific 21 Facility Rental 22 Registration Information & Policies 23
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT VESi Online Courses
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Register Now! Prices Increase July 1, 2014.
Online Courses We know, as a teacher, you’re always busyplanning lessons, grading papers, and dealing with kids and their problems. That’s why CPCE and VESi have the perfect classes just for you! Our courses can be done anytime at your convenience. With up to six months to complete, these classes give you valuable information on overcoming teaching challenges while providing units to move on your salary plan. From teachers of kindergarten to calculus, there’s something in here to help everyone’s classroom.
Course Syllabi may be viewed at: www.virtualeduc.com/pacific Advanced Classroom Management 2 graduate-level professional development units
Geared towards professionals (e.g., regular or special educators, instructional assistants, school psychologists, and counselors) who serve children and youths with behavioral problems in the school or community, learn cognitive and cognitivebehavioral interventions with an emphasis on teaching students how to change and manage their own behavior. NOTE: Since previous knowledge and understanding of traditional behavioral (operant) concepts and strategies is required, it is strongly recommended that you take an introductory behavior management course to learn the basic terms and concepts of behavior management prior to taking this “Advanced” course. Instructor: Joseph Kaplan, PhD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9019
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD): Information & Interventions for Effective Teaching 2 graduate-level professional development units
Designed to give you a complete history of ADD, you’ll review currently accepted and experimental methods of treatment for the disorder and practical intervention strategies designed to increase on-task behavior while decreasing disruptive, inappropriate, and off-task behaviors in the classroom. Instructor: Mick Jackson, MA Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9004 2 University of the Pacific ~ Center for Professional & Continuing Education
VESi Online Courses PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Au t i s m & A s p e r g e r’s Di s o rd e r : Information & Effective Intervention Strategies 2 graduate-level professional development units
Providing information on the characteristics, learning styles, and communication weaknesses associated with students with autism spectrum disorders, this course will help you make sense out of why individuals with autism spectrum disorders act the way they do and what you can do to enhance more appropriate behavior. Resources for educators, related service personnel, and parents who would like more help or information on Autism and Asperger’s Disorder will also be covered. Instructor: Marrea Winnega, PhD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9012
Behavior is Language: Strategies for Managing Disruptive Behaviors 3 graduate-level professional development units
Learn behavioral techniques and intervention strategies that remediate disruptive behavior, reduce power struggles, increase classroom control, and reduce burnout and feelings of ineffectiveness without increasing your work load. Gain a new perspective on students’ behavior and learn effective tools for facilitating positive student changes. Practice your new skills with the simulated classroom scenarios presented in the program. Instructor: Mick Jackson, MA Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9020
Child Abuse: Working with Abused & Neglected Children 2 graduate-level professional development units
Understand the special learning needs of an abused or neglected child and how to meet those needs in the regular classroom. Learn how to recognize the signs of physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, physical neglect, and emotional neglect in students. Discuss the specific factors which exist in families who abuse or neglect their children, as well as explore ways to work with parents and community agencies when an abused or neglected child is encountered. Instructor: Joan Halverstadt, MEd Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9017
Drugs & Alcohol in School: Understanding Substance Use & Abuse 2 graduate-level professional development units
Explore and understand what students may be experiencing through their own substance use or the impact of substance use around them. Designed to give you a more comprehensive understanding of alcohol, drugs, and their influences in your classroom, you’ll cover the basic historical overview of substance use along with information about the biological, psychological, and social factors that comprise the disease of addiction so that you can better understand a multitude of complex dynamics that contribute to this biological and social phenomenon. Instructor: Peggy Rapp, PhD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9008
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT VESi Online Courses
Educational Assessment: Assessing Student Learning in the Classroom 2 graduate-level professional development units
Develop the conceptual and technical skills required to help you identify your educational goals and implement meaningful instructional strategies for effective learning by students with special needs. Focused on assessment for instructional programming, learn to outline procedures for designing, selecting, administering, and interpreting a variety of informal assessment measures typically used in schools. The presentation of assessment information in an acceptable format for parents and teachers will also be addressed. Instructor: A.N. (Bob) Pillay, EdD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9023
Ethics & Safety in Education: Guidelines for Teachers & Administrators 2 graduate-level professional development units
Ethical violations that transpire in both administrative and relationship contexts will be addressed, presenting a new way of thinking about professional boundaries within the teaching profession. Explore the reasons that violations of ethics and boundaries sometimes occur and help determine ways of preventing violations before they occur. Instructor: Larry E. Shyers, PhD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9034
Harassment, Bullying & Cyber-Intimidation in Schools
Inclusion: Working with Students with Special Needs in General Education Classrooms 2 graduate-level professional development units
Designed to help you with concepts/terms related to educating students in inclusive classrooms, learn to determine the continuum of placements school systems can use in providing special education services to students with disabilities. Understand the federal definition of students entitled to special education services, and utilize procedures educators can use in determining whether students can be educated in the regular classroom. Also identify and describe the role and responsibilities of special and general educators in providing special education services to students educated in inclusive classrooms. Instructor: Florah Luseno, PhD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9011
Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for Classroom Teachers
2 graduate-level professional development units
3 graduate-level professional development units
Discover the personal, social, and legal ramifications associated with sexual harassment, bullying, and cyber-intimidation. Learn preventative strategies as well as how school staff can address these issues. A clear understanding of what constitutes harassment and the harmful effects of harassment on people and institutions is essential to providing a safe and inclusive school environment for all. Instructor: Candyce Reynolds, PhD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9030
Lay the foundation for sensitive and appropriate assessment and evaluation of students with learning disabilities by covering diverse theoretical approaches and providing directions for program planning and implementation. The importance of a close and positive partnership with parents (or alternative caregivers) and ways to ensure that the home-school axis is effective and meaningful is addressed. Instructor: A.N. (Bob) Pillay, EdD Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9009
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VESi Online Courses PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Reading & Writing in Content Areas 2 graduate-level professional development units
Learn how to better recognize reading difficulties and assess textbooks to help your students with vocabulary building and reading comprehension. Keep them motivated when teaching reading and writing in various subject matter fields at the secondary level. Instructor: Pamela Bernards, EdD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9035
Talented and Gifted: Working with High Achievers 2 graduate-level professional development units
Explore the history of the exceptional in relation to education, current law, and accepted methods for referral, assessment, and identification of these students. Discover major program models and methods of differentiating instruction to meet the rate and level of learning of those students identified. Come away with an understanding of ways to meet the affective needs of the gifted and talented student in the regular classroom. Instructor: Pamela Bernards, EdD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9016
Teaching Diversity: Influences & Issues in the Classroom 2 graduate-level professional development units
Gain the knowledge, tools, and dispositions to effectively teach a diverse classroom. Youâ€™ll work to understand and identify different approaches to learning and performance, including different learning styles and ways in which students demonstrate learning. An emphasis will be on understanding how student learning is influenced by individual experiences, talents, disabilities, gender, language, culture, family, and community values. Instructor: Pamela Bernards, EdD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9024
Teaching Elementary Math Conceptually: A New Paradigm 2 graduate-level professional development units
Current research and trends in math education will be discussed, explaining and connecting the major concepts, procedures, and reasoning processes of mathematics. Number sense, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and fractions will all be covered. Instructor: Kim Chappell, EdD Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9031
Traumatized Child: The Effects of Stress, Trauma & Violence on Student Learning 2 graduate-level professional development units
Learn to recognize the signs of stress, trauma, and violence in students. Identify and understand the special learning needs of students who experience a multitude of different issues so you can effectively meet their needs in the regular classroom. Working with parents and community agencies is also emphasized. Instructor: Joan Halverstadt, MEd Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9022
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT VESi Online Courses
Try DI!: Planning & Preparing a Differentiated Instruction Program
Violence in Schools: Identification, Prevention & Intervention Strategies
3 graduate-level professional development units
2 graduate-level professional development units
Discover Differentiated Instruction (DI) and make your classroom a supportive learning environment for diverse learning populations. A follow up to Why DI?, which addressed the What, Why, and Who of a classroom, the focus here is on the When, Where, and How of the DI approach. You’ll assess the extent to which your current instructional approach reflects the perspective, principles, and practices of the DI approach and create a “theory of action” to make your classroom a more effective learning environment for all students. Instructor: Steve Dahl, MEd Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9036
Providing a foundational understanding of violence and motivational purposes behind aggression, explore identification and intervention approaches for working with out-of-control behaviors. The correlation and impact of the media, community, and family upon violence will be investigated and you’ll receive information on national resources available to both parents and teachers. Increase your understanding of violence, the motivations behind the use of violence, and specific strategies to minimize the occurrence of violence in a school and community.
Understanding Aggression: Coping with Aggressive Behavior in the Classroom
Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction
3 graduate-level professional development units
Topics include violence, aggression in the classroom, youth gangs, aggression in sports and on television, and how drugs and alcohol play a role in aggression and violence. This course will help you become more aware of the causes of aggression and ways to intervene before it turns to violence in the schools. Also learn about aggression in our communities through driving, dating, sports, television, music, and how these issues are dealt with in modern society. Instructor: Michael Sedler, DMin Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9015
Instructor: Michael Sedler, DMin Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9006
3 graduate-level professional development units
Explore what is meant by Differentiated Instruction (DI) and the common myths associated with creating the differentiated classroom. The legal, theoretical, and pedagogical foundations in the field of education that support the utilization of differentiated instructional practices and principles will be discussed. You’ll reflect on best practices and national trends in the design of the educational setting to meet the needs of a diverse learning population. Instructor: Steve Dahl, MEd Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9033
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Reading Fundamentals VESi Online Courses PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Reading Fundamentals Series
Reading Fundamentals #2: Laying the Foundation for Effective Reading Instruction © 2 graduate-level professional development units
Focused on the importance of reading instruction, learn some sobering statistics on reading performance in this country and what happens when individuals are not proficient in reading. Create a foundation by learning effective instructional procedures. You benefit and, more importantly, students benefit, both in terms of their behavior and their academic performance. Instructor: Mick Jackson, MA Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9102
Reading Fundamentals #3: The Elements of Effective Reading Instruction & Assessment © 3 graduate-level professional development units
The Reading Fundamentals Series was developed using the federal guidelines for No Child Left Behind (NCLB) by highly qualified teachers in the area of elementary reading and remediation. There are 3 courses in the series; you can register for any of them at any time.
Reading Fundamentals #1: An Introduction to Scientifically-Based Research © 2 graduate-level professional development units
Designed to give background on Reading First as it applies to the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) federal legislation, discuss the research that supports scientifically-based research for phonetically-based instruction, assessment, and evaluation. Address the myths and misconceptions concerning reading instruction and remediation, as well as receive an evaluation checklist designed to assess the effectiveness of your current reading program. Instructor: Mick Jackson, MA Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9101
Focused on learning to read, reading to learn, and an introduction to reading assessment, the five elements of effective reading instruction (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension) will be highlighted, including definitions, implications for instruction, and future directions. Further, discuss information on teacher preparation in learning about comprehension strategy and reading instruction, as well as how to integrate computer technology into the classroom. You’ll learn important assessment terms and definitions, and explore how reading assessment fits within the Reading First Program, including specific recommendations on 29 reading assessments. Instructor: Mick Jackson, MA Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9103
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Early Childhood Series VESi Online Courses
Early Childhood Series
Infant & Toddler Mental Health: Issues & Information for Educators 2 graduate-level professional development units
Achieve a better understanding of infant and toddler mental health, child development, and strategies you can use to promote positive relationships with children and their families. Explore the skills that will help to understand and identify your role as a child care provider, educator, and early childhood professional, as well as provide you with research-based information on child development, attachment, temperament, and curriculum. Instructor: Aumony Dahl, MEd Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9025
Early Childhood: Family-Centered Services 2 graduate-level professional development units
Find a new perspective on serving the needs of young children and their families with an introduction to family-centered services. Learn about diverse systems of care, gain an understanding of family diversity, and explore the major stress factors facing families today. Youâ€™ll cover the theoretical basis for family-centered services, as well as reflect on current research/best practices, and examine the role of early childhood educators. Explore ways to build partnerships with parents and create communities of care for the benefit of our children and ultimately society as a whole.
Early Childhood: Program Planning 3 graduate-level professional development units
Di s c ove r h ow t o p l a n a n d i m p l e m e n t developmentally appropriate programs for young children from birth through age eight. Youâ€™ll learn what is meant by curriculum, assessment, evaluation, and program planning as these terms apply to early childhood education. Discuss several historical perspectives and theories of child development and examine best practices for early childhood education, as well as cover key concepts and specific activities for teaching various curricular content areas including language and literacy, mathematics and science, and the expressive arts. Instructor: Aumony Dahl, MEd Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9027
Early Childhood: Observation & Assessment 3 graduate-level professional development units
Explore observation and assessment instruments, as well as recommended practices and available resources for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Content includes an emphasis on observing young children and assessing their early childhood learning environments. Instructor: Darcie Donegan, MA/HD Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9028
Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development 3 graduate-level professional development units
Learn contemporary best practices and perspectives on early childhood development, including patterns and sequences of typical development for children birth to age six. Individual differences, cultural influences, and the impact of developmental delay and disability during infancy, toddlerhood, and the preschool years will be emphasized. Discussions will also include instructional technology (IT) and assistive technology (AT) applications for this population. Instructor: Darcie Donegan, MA/HD Fee: $394 ($414 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9029
Instructor: Aumony Dahl, MEd Fee: $279 ($299 starting 7/1/14) Course Code: PEDP 9026 8 University of the Pacific ~ Center for Professional & Continuing Education
Teacher Sandbox Online Courses PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Technology Courses for Educators!
Moodle for Teachers
iMovie: Digital Video in the Classroom
2 graduate-level professional development units
2 graduate-level professional development units
Extend your classroom beyond its physical boundaries by using Moodle! You will learn how to develop dynamic course content that can be accessed over the Internet by students anywhere at any time. Gain hands-on experience learning how to use Moodle's features to create an engaging, collaborative, online learning community for your classroom. No prior knowledge of programming or Moodle is required. Fee: $279 Course Code: PEDD 9500
Bring learning to life using digital video in your classroom! Using iMovie, Apple's breakthrough digital video editing software, you will learn how to use digital video as an instructional tool for school projects and leave prepared with practical ideas that you will be able to immediately apply in the classroom. This is an introductory course open to all K-12 teachers. Students will need access to a digital video camera and Macintosh computer (running OS X) with a FireWire or USB port and Apple's iMovie software. It is recommended that you have 2 GB of free hard disk space and a high speed Internet connection. Cost: $279 Course Code: PEDD 9503
Glogster: Project-Based Learning with Multimedia 2 graduate-level professional development units
Take your classroom into the 21st century! Explore the exciting possibilities of incorporating student created multimedia projects across your curriculum using Glogster, an engaging and easy to use tool. Using Glogster, students create interactive posters incorporating text, images, sound, video clips, graphics, and hyperlinks promoting the 21st century learning skills of digital literacy, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration. This is an introductory course open to all K-12 teachers in all curricular areas. Cost: $279 Course Code: PEDD 9501
Photoshop Elements: Digital Imaging in the Classroom 2 graduate-level professional development units
Learn how to use digital cameras, color scanners, and images from the web to enhance and enliven classroom teaching! Through a variety of hands-on activities you will explore how digital cameras and scanners work, basic photo editing techniques using Adobe Photoshop Elements, and how to integrate the use of digital images into the curriculum. This is an introductory course open to all K-12 teachers. You do not need Photoshop Elements on your home computer, you can download a free 30-day trial version of the software. You will need access to a digital camera and scanner during this class. This class is open to both Macintosh and Windows PC users. Cost: $279 Course Code: PEDD 9502
Movie Maker: Digital Video in the Classroom 2 graduate-level professional development units
Learn how to create and edit movies using a fun and simple program, Microsoft Windows Movie Maker! You will learn how to create dazzling movies, complete with special effects, voiceovers, music scores, transitions, titles, and credits. Leave prepared with practical ideas that you will be able to immediately apply in your classroom! An introductory course open to all K-12 teachers, access to a digital video camera and PC running Windows XP or newer, with a FireWire or USB port, audio card, and high speed Internet is required. It is recommended that you have 2 GB of free hard disk space. Movie Maker is a free download. Cost: $279 Course Code: PEDD 9504 Stephen Zvolner, Teacher Sandbox Instructor, has a BS in Secondary Education in Physics and a MS in Physics. He has spent 18 years in the industry as a technologist, software developer, and teacher of educational technology courses and workshops for the University of St. Thomas Graduate School of Education, as well as the Graduate School of Education at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota. He has extensive experience with teaching adult learners about the use of digital media in the classroom. Email: email@example.com.
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Online Courses Recertification & Salary Advancement
Online Courses for
Recertification & Salary Advancement INET4Learning
Here is a great opportunity to earn graduate-level professional development units – at your own pace – while learning about new Internet tools you can use in your instructional setting. Our independent study, online courses are ideal for all instructors, no matter one’s “surfing” experience. Academic tools across the Internet are becoming increasingly available and an expansive selection of information awaits your research on the topic of your choice. Discover the extensive array of tools you can adopt to meet your students’ learning needs, tools that can be creatively assembled within your learning plan to use effectively in your classroom or school.
Convenient, self-paced independent study: • • • • • • •
Each course is 3 graduate-level professional development units Enroll at any time Work at your convenience Study at home Take up to 6 months to complete Courses are now available in "online" or the E-Course format (electronic workbook) – same content, different delivery techniques Letter grades are transcripted to meet salary enhancement requirements (check with your state or district before enrolling)
Art African Art Art Through the Ages Math Business Algebra Personal Finance Web World of Advertising Magic Math Communications Music Mouth to Minds Music History The Words We Speak Instruments Education Philosophy Bullying Aristotle Lives Nutrition Political Science English European Union Getting it Write U.S. Government Writing from the Basics Psychology Health K-12 Psychology Nursing Human Learning Nutrition Decision Science History Mars Mysterious Maya Dinosaurs Women’s Suffrage Sociology Language Immigration Foreign Language Lingo Beware: Cyber Literature Dangers Edgar Allan Poe Sports Jane Austen Keys to Wellness Coaching
And many more!
Fee: $369 per course Tuition includes everything you need for the course. Materials are shipped within 72 hours of enrollment.
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Curriculum Enrichment PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Curriculum Enrichment Independent Practicum Courses Are you looking to use your free time to enrich your learning and increase your pay? Whether on vacation or at home, our programs are designed to turn your creativity into units! Earn up to 6 graded graduate-level professional development semester units on your own time! There is no limit to the number of courses you can take! All courses are offered year round. You choose your starting date and have 6 months to complete them. Let your imagination run wild. Learning is fun; earning units should be too!
Travel Study: Developing a Curriculum for Academic Enrichment 1-3 graduate-level professional development units
Educators and related personnel can develop a personalized academic program based on their individual travels either within the United States or abroad. Each participant designs a sequence of academic activities based on travel experiences, developing lesson plans, units of study, or audiovisual curriculum aids and materials based on information, activities, and experiences from their travels. Course Code: PEDU 9200
Curriculum Enhancement Through Special Projects/ Research/Conferences/Symposiums 1-6 graduate-level professional development units
Participants develop a continuum of major projects, or engage in practical research activities, as a result of professional needs assessment or as an outgrowth of workshops, conferences, or symposiums. Participants submit a project proposal outlining their suggested course of study, goals and objectives, for pre-approval by the instructor. Course Code: PEDU 9007
Practicum for Development of Instructional Activities 1-3 graduate-level professional development units
This practicum includes independent research and development of curriculum activities and materials for instructional use. The practicum is designed to enhance instructional objectives based on activities developed. Projects must be teacher developed and produced. Course Code: PEDU 9000
For course fees, detailed information, or to register for the independent practicums listed on this page, contact: Dr. Allan Lifson, PhD Coordinator and Instructor 800.479.1995
Developing New Ideas in Education Practicum
1-3 graduate-level professional development units
This practicum gives you an opportunity to earn credits as a follow-up to organizational seminars, in-service training, and/or workshops. Credit is earned for developing practical follow-up projects apart from the seminar and arranged with the course instructor. Course Code: PEDU 9008
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Natural History Outdoor Excursions
Natural History Outdoor Excursions
Great for Science & Social Studies Teachers!
The Geology and Natural History of Mojave National Preserve April 26-27 PEDD 9614 S01 (11217) Register by April 21, 2014
The Geology and Natural History of the Eastern Sierra Nevada - Mammoth June 14-15 PEDD 9605 U01 (11278)
Register by June 9, 2014
The Geology and Natural History of Yosemite National Park - Tuolumne Meadows June 16-17 PEDD 9604 U01 (11279) Register by June 9, 2014
Yellowstone Join us for exploration and discussions of the natural wonders of the west. Participants will complete coursework through email as well as participate in an excursion to each locale to see the geology, plants, and animals firsthand. You must attend the trip to receive credit for the course. These courses will be useful to anyone teaching natural sciences - most of the California State Earth Science Standards are covered. Those with a general interest in and appreciation for our National Parks and wild places are also welcome! Fee: $294 for 3 graduate-level professional development units, $150 non-credit Ted Reeves taught science at Chaffey High School in Ontario, CA for 37 years. He has led field trips in Southern California, Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Tetons, Grand Canyon, and Hawaii. He is presently teaching for University of the Pacific and believes that a relevant Natural History class requires an outdoor experience. For additional information and a complete schedule, contact Ted Reeves at:
The Geology and Natural History of Yosemite National Park - Yosemite Valley June 18-19 PEDD 9613 U01 (11280) Register by June 9, 2014
The Geology and Natural History of Yellowstone National Park - Old Faithful to Yellowstone Falls July 12-13 PEDD 9606 U01 (10004) Register by July 7, 2014
The Geology and Natural History of Yellowstone National Park - Canyon Village to Beartooth Pass July 14-15 PEDD 9607 U01 (10005) Register by July 7, 2014
The Geology and Natural History of Yellowstone National Park - Cooke City to Cody, WY July 16-17 PEDD 9616 U01 (10007) Register by July 7, 2014
The Geology and Natural History of Grand Teton National Park July 18-19 PEDD 9608 U01 (10006) Register by July 7, 2014
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EF Tours PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Teaching and Learning with a Global Perspective!
EF Professional Development Tours
Online Courses + Travel = PD Units
The world is becoming increasingly interconnected. Become a global educator and earn graduatelevel professional development units through University of the Pacific and EF Educational Tours. Tour destinations include China, Germany, Costa Rica, Peru, and many more.
Learn by Living it!
Easy Steps to Earning Units!
3 graduate-level professional development units for only $150. PEDD 9701 6 graduate-level professional development units for only $300! PEDD 9700 The partnership between EF Educational Tours and University of the Pacific allows you to earn the graduate-level professional development units required for advancement on the pay scale while traveling the world! Built on the belief that firsthand experience of other cultures is an irreplaceable way to learn, EF Tours has been a leader in education for over 40 years, dedicated to breaking down the barriers of language, culture, and geography through educational travel and cultural exchange.
1. Enroll in an EF Professional Development Study Tour (additional cost) 2. Enroll in PEDD 9700/9701 through the University of the Pacific prior to travel 3. Complete online work, tour, and submit assignments for assessment
You’ll learn to: • • •
Develop engaging lesson plans for your students that will include multiple academic disciplines and 21st Century skills Prepare your students to think critically and creatively about diversity and global connections among world societies Help students identify similarities and differences among cultures without judgment or bias
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMP GOTAGS
Classroom Organization and Management Program (COMP) 3 graduate-level professional development units
This professional development course provides teachers with skills in enhancing classroom learning conditions through improved instructional and behavioral management strategies. Course skills include effective methods in planning and conducting instruction, organizing the classroom, managing student work and behavior, teaching rules and procedures, and improving and maintaining student engagement. To receive credit, participants must complete a COMP workshop, enroll for credit, and complete selected assignments. Fee: $255
For workshop details and credit registration, contact the COMP office at: 615.322.8050 or email@example.com
Getting Off to a Good Start: The First Three Days of School (GOTAGS) 3 graduate-level professional development units
You get one chance to make a first impression as a school year begins â€“ and research tells us that what a teacher does the first few days of school influences studentsâ€™ behavior and academic achievement throughout the year. So, what is the most effective way to prepare for the first two or three days of school? What can a teacher do in those first days that will create more teaching and learning time throughout the year? This course answers these questions and helps teachers create optimal conditions for learning that can lead to a successful school year. Also, the text provides additional ideas and materials to encourage and maintain good student behavior. To receive credit, students must either complete GOTAGS workshop (initial day and follow-up) or work through a variety of readings and activities in the GOTAGS manual with a certified trainer online through Skype, enroll for credit, and complete selected assignments. Fee: $255
For workshop details and credit registration, contact the GOTAGS office at: 615.838.2077 or firstname.lastname@example.org 14 University of the Pacific ~ Center for Professional & Continuing Education
Summer Institutes 27th Annual
JUNE 9-13, 2014
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR GREAT PROFESSIONAL GROWTH, NOT JUST CREDITS? WHY NOT GET BOTH AT SUMMER INSTITUTES, PROVEN TO BE THE ABSOLUTE BEST AT MEETING TEACHER NEEDS!
EARN 3 to 4 GRADUATE-LEVEL* CREDITS IN 5 DAYS! *Graduate-level Professional Development credits for salary enhancement.
COURSE #PDSI 9424 - Common Core Through Common Care Practices Featuring five dynamic presentations from Rick Miller! • From Youth at Risk to Kids at Hope - The Grand Experiment • Think Like a Genius: The Paradigm Shift-Risk to Hope • Building a Cultural Framework in Support of the Success of All Students, No Exceptions! Part I & Part II • From Theory to Practice - The Top Five Practices of Student Success • Next Steps with Common Core Wrap-Up Rick, the Founder of Kids at Hope, served in the White House for Presidents Reagan and Carter. Rick is one of the most informed and effective spokespersons for children. He is able to translate complicated theory into straightforward and powerful expressions about what is best for youth.
JUNE 9-13, 2014
MODESTO, CALIFORNIA WHERE SOS Club 819 Sunset Ave. Modesto, CA WHEN Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Daily 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Wellness Choices
For more information about a S.I. conference near you contact Scott Ricardo at 209.648.4054, email@example.com or www.summerinstitutes.com For more information visit us online at: www.pacific.edu/cpce 15
Evening Bachelor of Arts (Ed Pro 2)
Evening Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies Degree Program (Ed Pro 2) Complete a Diversified-Liberal Studies Major and Bachelor of Arts degree Accelerated fifteen-month evening degree program at the Benerd School of Education, University of the Pacific. Finish 70 credits in specific Liberal Studies courses prior to transfer. Continue to earn 54 additional credits for the BA degree. Great opportunity for: • Working adults • School paraprofessionals • Early childhood professionals • Adults interested in education Courses meet Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
Cohort model of learning and studying together, supportive advising, and courses organized for you! Great for Teacher’s Aides!
For more information contact Dr. Marilyn Draheim, Benerd School of Education, University of the Pacific 209.946.2685 or firstname.lastname@example.org 16 University of the Pacific ~ Center for Professional & Continuing Education
Creative Writing Conference and Class
Conference on Creative Writing Second Annual University of the Pacific
Conference on Creative Writing June 20–22, 2014 Featuring Keynote Speaker New York Times Bestselling Author
Keynote Address with James Rollins & Dinner: Fri., June 20, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Arroyo’s Cafe
Workshop Dates and Hours: Fri., June 20, 9am - 4:30pm Sat., June 21, 9am - 4:30pm Sun., June 22, 9am - 2:30pm
Fees: Full 3-Day Conference including Keynote Speaker & Dinner: $270/person Full 3-Day Conference: $240/person Couples Full Conference with Dinner: $320/together (or $290 without dinner) Single Day Workshops: $140/person Not for academic credit
Attend the conference, then take the class to gain the knowledge to write and publish your own story or novel!
Creative Writing: A Practical GuideFrom Concept to Publication Jun. 23–26, 2014 Mon.–Thurs., 6–9:30pm Join R. Scott Evans, MA, University of the Pacific’s Director of Writing Assessment, author of five novels and Editor of the Blue Moon Literary & Art Review, for a four-day intensive creative writing class. www.scottevansauthor.com The class will explore the elements of literature - such as plot, character, setting, symbolism, dialogue - and then apply those elements to your own writing. In addition, Mr. Evans will also discuss how to bring your finished story/novel to market. 1 Unit $210, Non-Credit $90
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UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC UNITS Online Courses
Undergraduate Units Online classes you can take anytime, anywhere! Start now â€“ you have up to 6 months to complete! Registration must include a current email.
Day at the Museum Part I: Honing Your Nonprofit Skills
2 Academic Units XMDE 060 $310 Interested in doing good work in the nonprofit sector? Through readings, video, and exercises, we will explore leadership, strategic planning, fund raising, volunteer development, budgeting, and marketing. Take this class to learn the key management issues and latest thinking needed to become an effective, productive, and strategic nonprofit leader.
Day at the Museum Part II: Nonprofit Simulation
Applying Critical Thinking in Practice 1 Academic Unit XMDE 022 $155 How can critical thinking be applied to your life? You will review the basics of problem solving, look at how critical thinkers apply their skills in different disciplines, and explore the role of analysis and evaluation and the connection to clear thinking and writing. Come learn how critical thinking can put you on the fast track to success! Prerequisite: XMDE 020, Intro. to Critical Thinking
Creativity in Teams and Organizations 1 Academic Unit XMDE 031 $155 When you work in groups, do you have a hard time coming up with new ideas? Drawing on the latest academic thinking, you will learn the key factors for developing creative teams that generate fresh ideas. Discover what creativity can do for you and your teams! Prerequisite: XMDE 030, Intro. to Personal Creativity
Perfect for districts that accept undergraduate units for salary advancement! Questions? Contact Kyle Harkness, Associate Director of Programs, 209.946.2424 or email@example.com
1 Academic Unit XMDE 061 $155 Put your new nonprofit skills to work at the Courtney Museum! After Day at the Museum Part I, this eSimulation is designed to challenge you while exploring real-world issues encountered by nonprofit managers. Assume the role of executive director of the troubled Courtney Museum and handle a series of personnel, marketing, financial, and community relations issues. As you make decisions, an adaptive scoreboard reflects the impact of your actions and video commentary will explore the consequences of choosing different paths for reviving the Museum. Prerequisite: XMDE 060, Day at the Museum Part I
Developing Critical Thinking Skills 1 Academic Unit XMDE 021 $155 What are the key critical thinking skills? How can you develop and master them? This interactive course will help you to effectively recognize issues, identify conclusions, weigh evidence, and evaluate arguments. Youâ€™ll hone your new found skills through a series of fun exercises. Come and develop those critical thinking muscles! Prerequisite: XMDE 020, Intro. to Critical Thinking
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Online Courses UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC UNITS
Innovation in Organizations 1 Academic Unit XMDE 032 $155 Apple, Google, and 3M are companies that often lead the way in corporate innovation. How do they do it? You’ll review the latest academic advancements on innovation, including Clay Christensen’s seminal thinking on disruptive technology and the proper response. Come learn the tools needed for innovation and see how far you can go! Prerequisite: XMDE 030, Intro. to Personal Creativity
Introduction to Critical Thinking
1 Academic Unit XMDE 050 $155 Are you thinking about becoming a journalist? Then you need to know the principles and practices of journalism in the United States. You will cover topics such as objectivity, critical thinking, ethics, and journalistic best standards, as well as what constitutes news, news gathering, and the emergence of new forms of journalism (including blogs and citizen journalism). Start using that nose for news today!
1 Academic Unit XMDE 041 $155 Is there a change that you would like to see occur in an organization around you? Are you tired of waiting for changes that never happen? Learn the key issues people face in a dynamic environment when trying to enact change. By understanding the steps needed to affect change and learning how to overcome resistance, see how you can successfully lead change. Learn to be the change you want to see!
1 Academic Unit XMDE 020 $155 Come put your critical thinking skills to work! This fun and interactive course gives you background for understanding the role of applied reasoning and logic in problem solving. You will be able to assess your own critical thinking aptitude while learning how to define critical thinking and identify what has been stopping you.
Introduction to Personal Creativity 1 Academic Unit XMDE 030 $155 You’ll be surprised at how creative you can be! Review the major academic thinking on creativity, as well as learn how to unlock the creativity within yourself through a series of fun activities and techniques. See how high creativity can take you!
1 Academic Unit XMDE 040 $155 Teams are everywhere. How well they work depends on you. Discover the key issues surrounding leadership in a team and how leaders account for the special and unique circumstances surrounding different types of teams. When responsibility, accountability, communication, and leadership are shared amongst members of the group, everyone needs to know how to lead. Come discover how you can make teams work for you!
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Speed Reading & Study Strategies Pacific Music Camp
Speed Reading & Study Strategies Instructors & Tuition
The University of the Pacific’s Center for Professional & Continuing Education has partnered with the Institute of Reading Development to offer “Speed Reading and Study Strategies.” In just two weekends this course will help you to: • Increase your effectiveness as a reader and a student • Better manage the competing demands on your time • Understand and retain information better • Read textbooks two to three times faster • Read easier reading materials, like novels, magazines, and newspapers three to four times faster
Instruction for this course is provided by the Institute of Reading Development, which has provided instruction for the University of the Pacific during the past 10 years, and also teaches for many other leading colleges and universities. Tuition is only $299 and, as a course participant, you will receive FREE Lifetime Repeat Privileges, honored at any of the colleges and universities that offer the program. Your Lifetime Repeat Privilege entitles you to return, at any time, in order to receive instruction. This is the ONLY Speed Reading and Study Strategies program that will be offered this academic year, so register today! Open to all ages: from 1st grade through adulthood.
For the summer schedule, program information, or to register, call:
Mon-Fri. 7:00am - 6:00pm Sat. 7:00am - 1:00pm
Pacific Music Camp register online and receive a $10 discount
Brubeck Institute Jazz Camp (grades 8-12)
Junior Band & Orchestra Camp (grades 5-8)
Senior Band, Orchestra & Choir
Tell Your Students! 209.946.2416 go.pacific.edu/MusicCamp
Senior Piano Camp (grades 9-12)
Pacific Music Business Camp (grades 9-12)
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SIMPLY FOR THE JOY OF IT
Talk to any OLLI@Pacific member and you will hear about the fascinating array of topics, the quality and passion of the course leaders and lecturers, and the variety of active, thinking people you’ll meet.
Intellectual Fun for People Over 50! No homework! No tests! No grades!
WHAT INTERESTS YOU
Classes and activities span interests ranging from art to computer technology, theater, jazz, history and world views, to memoir writing, science, and literature.
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Gift Memberships are Available! OLLI@Pacific Active Members enjoy: • • • • • •
Unlimited enrollment in regular OLLI lectures Discount tickets to Pacific Athletics and Performing Arts Access to Pacific Alumni International Travel programs Discount Baun Fitness Center membership Full Pacific Library privileges On-campus parking and more
CONVENIENT LOCATIONS IN STOCKTON AND LODI For More Information call 209.946.7658 or visit
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Business Training Space Available! Center for Professional & Continuing Education
Video Conferencing Available! University of the Pacific’s Center for Professional & Continuing Education (CPCE) — located at 1776 West March Lane, Suite 290, Stockton, CA — provides business, civic, and governmental organizations an easily accessible, user-friendly, completely wireless, high-tech meeting environment. Whether your business is for-profit or not, volunteer or professional, CPCE is the place where organizations and associations gather to discuss their work, learn best practices, and strategize for the future.
CPCE has four training rooms equipped with Interactive Smart Boards or Smart Televisions with electronic ink, capture, and white boarding capabilities. The computer lab accommodates up to 20 work stations. Software can be added to each computer to assist in your presentation or training session. If you would like further information regarding our training rooms or wish to reserve one for future use, please contact: Dave Hamlett, Director, Center for Professional & Continuing Education 209.946.2424, firstname.lastname@example.org 22 University of the Pacific ~ Center for Professional & Continuing Education
REGISTRATION INFORMATION & POLICIES
Registration Information & Policies CREDITS Undergraduate Extended Education Units (EXTN) (15 hours = 1 unit): All credits are full semester units unless otherwise noted and will be listed on your University transcript. Professional Development Units (PDU) Post-baccalaureate professional development (9000-9999 level) coursework designed specifically for graduate level educators and administrators. Semester units (hours) of non-degree graduate level credit are awarded for successful completion of coursework. In addition, these courses will be listed on a University transcript. REGISTER NOW! Registrations will not be accepted if not accompanied by full tuition, payable by cash, check, money order/cashier’s check, VISA, MASTERCARD, DISCOVER CARD, or AMEX.
CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY All cancellation requests must be received in writing and refunds are subject to approval. Forms can be obtained from CPCE. Online Courses: A $25 cancellation fee will be assessed when a cancellation request is received, in writing, within 3 days of registering and before the student has signed into the class/received the materials. No refund will be given after 3 days or upon entering the online/CD ROM class. DECLINED CHECKS There will be a $25 charge for all declined checks. ACCREDITATION The University of the Pacific is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
CONTACT INFORMATION Mailing Address: Center for Professional & Continuing Education - CPCE University of the Pacific 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95211 209.946.2424 800.959.5376 email@example.com www.pacific.edu/cpce Office Hours: Mon. - Fri.: 8:30am - 5:00pm Closed Saturday & Sunday Summer Hours: 6/2 - 8/1/14 Mon. - Thurs.: 8:00am - 4:30pm Fri.: 8:00am - 1:30pm
Office Location: 1776 W. March Lane, Suite 290, Stockton, CA 95207
More courses and full course descriptions are available online at www.pacific.edu/cpce
University of the Pacific University of the Pacific is California’s first chartered institution of higher education, chartered in 1851. Set on 175 acres along the Calaveras River in central Stockton, the University’s main campus offers 9 of the 11 schools and colleges that make up Pacific, providing both bachelor’s and graduate degrees. The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is located in San Francisco and McGeorge School of Law is in Sacramento.
For more information visit us online at: www.pacific.edu/cpce
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Professional Development Educators The University of the Pacific has partnered with Virtual Education Software, inc. to provide professional development courses for educators that provide interactive instruction on strategies for teaching students with special behavioral and learning needs. These courses taken online or via CD-Rom provide expert instruction at a pace that fits your schedule. See page 2-8 for details.
Registration (800) 959-5376 www.virtualeduc.com/pacific VESi recommends that you check with your school district and/or state licensing agency to verify these course offerings will meet your district and/or state requirements for salary advancement and/or state certificate re-licensure.
Center for Professional & Continuing Education 3601 Pacific Avenue Stockton, CA 95211 209.946.2424 800.959.5376 www.pacific.edu/cpce
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