Summer 2019 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, ichthyology and fish conservation.

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Biology

Wildlife Techniques
Description

Methods of wildlife field sampling and identification.

Professional development opportunity for individuals who wish to learn methods of field sampling and identification. 

Course # BIO 253-800C
Credits 2
Tuition $553.98 WI undergraduate plus course fee of $282.50 for room and meals at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Schedule May 27 - June 28 | face-to-face sessions Monday - Friday, June 17 - 21 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary; online course May 27 - June 16 and June 22 - 28
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 includes visits 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 $1,107.96 WI undergraduate plus course fee of $342.00 to cover lodging, meals and other expenses.
Schedule May 13 - June 7 | online course May 13 - June 1; face-to-face session Sunday - Friday, June 2 - June 7, at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary (students may arrive after 1:00 pm on Sunday, June 2, and leave by 4:00 pm on Friday, June 7)
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Location Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona, WI
Instructor Dr. Michael Bessert
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Fish Conservation and Management
Description

Strategies for conservation and sustainable management of freshwater and marine fisheries. Characteristics of vulnerable species, direct and indirect causes of decline, habitat mitigation, fishery assessment and regulation, management of undesired and invading species.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in learning about strategies for conservation and sustainable management of freshwater and marine fisheries. This course may be applied towards the PSM in Conservation Biology. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # BIO 696-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,743.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - July 7
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Bessert
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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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the BS Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS Career and Technical Education programs. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply. 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 10 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Debbie Stanislawski
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Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education
Description

Competency-based and individualized approach to methods of teaching career and technical education.

This course is for Dunwoody Institute employees or for any technical college instructors who need this course for certification. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # CTE 405-800D | CTE 605-800D
Credits 2
Tuition

$553.98 WI undergraduate or $597.58 MN Reciprocity undergraduate | $822.50 WI graduate or $925.96 MN Reciprocity graduate

Schedule May 28 - June 28: Online May 28 - June 2; face-to-face sessions Monday through Thursday, June 3 - June 6, 9:00 am-4:00 pm; online June 7 - June 28
Location Dunwoody Institute, Minneapolis, Room 52A, Black Level
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Instructor Dr. Melody Brennan
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Education

Fab Labs in Education [UW-Stout]
Description

Utilization of digital manufacturing technologies to facilitate science, technology, engineering and math 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 West Retreat at UW-Stout who would like a credit option. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 404-800A | EDUC 604-800A
Credits 3 undergraduate | 2 graduate
Tuition $779.43 WI undergraduate or $844.83 MN undergraduate | $775.64 WI graduate or $879.10 MN graduate
Schedule June 24 - August 4; Retreat dates Monday-Friday, June 24-28; arranged June 29-August 4
Delivery Face-to-face and arranged
Location UW-Stout, Room TBD
Instructor Ms. Barbara Bauer
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Fab Labs in Education [FVTC-Appleton]
Description

Utilization of digital manufacturing technologies to facilitate science, technology, engineering and math 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 East Retreat at FVTC-Appleton who would like a credit option. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 404-801A | EDUC 604-801A
Credits 3 undergraduate | 2 graduate
Tuition $779.43 WI undergraduate or $844.83 MN undergraduate | $775.64 WI graduate or $879.10 MN graduate
Schedule July 15 - August 23; Retreat dates Monday-Friday, July 15-19; arranged July 20-August 23
Delivery Face-to-face and arranged
Location Fox Valley Technical College-Appleton, Room TBD
Instructor Ms. Barbara Bauer
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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.

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience and would like to know more about the impacts of poverty on learning. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 7. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu
 

Course # EDUC 640-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 17 - July 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Teaching Digital Media Literacy in the Content Areas

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

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. 

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 6, 7, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu
 

Course # EDUC 642-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - July 26
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. 

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 5, 8. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 645-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Stacy Berg
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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. Course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as a selective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 648-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 17 - July 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Project-based Learning in the Flipped Classroom

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

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. 

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 7, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 651-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 17 - July 26
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.

Professional development opportunity 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. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 652-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 17 - July 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Strategies for Dealing with Disruptive Behavior
Description

Evidence-based preventive strategies, effective interventions, and classroom management strategies for addressing problem behaviors, chronic noncompliance and intermittent disruptive conduct.

For professional development of educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 5 and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3, 4. The course also may be a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 655-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Tammi Kuba
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Bullying in Schools

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Issues, educational interventions and instructional strategies for creating a safe learning environment to break the cycle of bullying and cyberbullying. 

Professional development opportunity for educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure: 4, 5, 7, 10. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration and the MS Career and Technical Education. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 656-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $882.00 graduate
Schedule June 17 - July 26
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Stacy Berg
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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. Course meets Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure: 1, 3, 7, 8. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as a selective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 659-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Alan Campbell
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Teaching for Creativity and Innovation: The Maker Culture

Update: This course has been cancelled.  

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 meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7, 9. It also may be a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 660-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Renee Williams
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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. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 661-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
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. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 662-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
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. Course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7, 10. It also may be used as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 664-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Jennifer Kennedy
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Linguistics and Cultural Immersion in Schools
Description

Core problems in service delivery to English Language Learner children, youth, and their families. Contemporary issues and theories related to the impact of cultural and linguistic diversity on the cognitive, social, and emotional development of children. 

For professional development of educators. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registering. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 720-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 17 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Theresa Kohlmeier
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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.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 760-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
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.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 761-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 24 - August 16
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.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 762-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 2
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. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 763-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 24 - August 16
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. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is the final course of the series for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 764-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 3 - August 16
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. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 765-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule April 29 - June 21
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. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 7, 8. Prerequisite: EDUC 765. The course also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 766-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 24 - August 16
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. 

For professional development of educators. Prerequisite: EDUC 766. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 767-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule April 29 - June 21
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Nicholle Stone
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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. 

For professional development of educators. Prerequisite: EDUC 767. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 768-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule July 8 - September 13
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paul Coverstone
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English

Technical Writing
Description

On-the-job writing for business and industry; reports, letters and other documents. 

For those interested in a professional development opportunity. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu. 

Course # ENGL 615-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,599.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. John Spartz
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Special Topics in Technical & Prof Comm: Advanced Editing

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Theory and practice of editing and style selection. Students will engage in in-depth projects to experience many levels of editing and collaboration. 

For those interested in a professional development opportunity. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # ENGL 750-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,599.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructor TBA
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Human Development and Family Studies

Grantsmanship for Nonprofits

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

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.

For professional development of individuals who wish to improve their grant-writing skills.

Course # HDFS 375-800C | HDFS 575-800C
Credits 1 or 2
Tuition $315.23 per WI undergraduate credit | $463.39 per WI graduate credit
Schedule June 10 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Shriner
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Psychology

The following courses are for professional development and for those seeking the Human Resource Management Certificate.

Management of Employee Reward Systems
Description

Issues in the reward and compensation of employees and of systematic methods for the determination of employee wages, incentives and benefits.

Professional development opportunity or for those enrolled in the online Human Resource Management Certificate. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 403-960C | PSYC 603-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,662.00 graduate
Schedule July 8 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Donna Weber
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Recruitment & Selection of Human Resources
Description

In-depth examination of the processes involved in the design and implementation of procedures for selecting employees; the impact these procedures have on the organization; and recruitment, job analysis, testing methods, legal issues, selection strategies, career development.

Professional development opportunity or for those enrolled in the online Human Resource Management Certificate. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 485-960C | PSYC 685-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,662.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - July 7
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Alicia Stachowski
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The following courses and their module options are for professional development and 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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 720-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 721-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $600.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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. 

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 722-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 723-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 724-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $600.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 725-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $600.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 726-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Libby Smith


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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 727-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,800.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 728-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,200.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructors

Dr. Meridith Wentz

Ms. Cori Beskow


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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 729-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,800.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 701-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 3 - August 16
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 is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 702-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 3 - August 16
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Marybeth 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 required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 703-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 16
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 is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 704-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - August 16
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 Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 705-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule May 28 - August 9
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Marybeth 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 is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 8. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 706-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule June 3 - August 16
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 for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7, 8. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 707-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,323.00 graduate
Schedule May 6 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructors

Ms. Tera Ellison

Ms. Jaimie Howe

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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 is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Behavioral Management. This course may also be applied toward the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SCOUN 301-960C | SCOUN 501-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $668.00 undergraduate | $1,050.00 graduate
Schedule June 10 - July 7
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in these distance-delivered programs: Cross-Categorical Certification, BS in Special Education, BS in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, BS in Marketing and Business Education and BS in Technology Education. For use in a degree or certification program, program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 430-960C | SPED 630-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - July 7
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharon Becker
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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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # SPED 447-960C | SPED 647-960C 
Credits 3
Tuition $1,002.00 undergraduate | $1,425.00 graduate 
Schedule June 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification, the Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate or the BS in Special Education-Online programs. 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 10 - August 4
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.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification, 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 10 - August 4
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Karen Idso
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Sustainable Management

Natural Resource Management
Description

The interdependence between natural resources associated with land, air, and water. Explores significant environmental issues regarding the policies and problems in the use and management of natural resources related to soils, vegetation, landscape within the context of social needs and sustainability.

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@uwex.edu.

Course # SMGT 325-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,194.00 undergraduate 
Schedule May 28 - August 9
Delivery Online
Instructor SMGT staff. For questions, contact sustainable@uwex.edu.
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