Classes of Interest
Graduate students from all disciplines may find the following courses of interest as they begin registering for classes.
GRSC 7900 - Integrated Course Design
Dr. Denise Domizi
This course will give graduate students a foundation in course design grounded in strong pedagogical theory. Students will design or redesign a course, beginning with their goals for student learning and continuing through feedback, assessment, and teaching and learning activities.
GRSC 8200 - Communicating Science and Scholarship
This course is designed to help students learn to communicate their research to non-specialist audiences. The course meets ONLY the first 7 weeks of the semester.
IHDD 6001 - Introduction to Disabilities
Dr. Carol Britton Laws
Thru Session, MTWRF, 3:30pm-4:30pm
This interdisciplinary course provides students with a foundation of knowledge in the field of disability studies. Students will gain an understanding of disability theory, history, laws, legislation, portrayal in the arts, inclusion, advocacy, and more. Assignments will allow students to tailor their learning to their area of study.
WFED 7020E - Assessing Student Learning
Dr. Elaine Adams
Assessment is a vital part of the learning process and must be planned carefully if individuals are to maximize learning. Assessment is an integral part of the curriculum and instructional delivery system. Assessment should be, above all, a rich learning experience. The course will focus on the nature and functions of assessing student learning. Learners will become actively involved in constructing and preparing to administer and analyze teacher-made cognitive achievement and performance tests, planning for the implementation of alternative assessment methods, selecting and using published tests, using the computer for assessment, and planning for grading and reporting student progress and growth.
LLED 8045 - Advanced Poetry
Dr. Misha Cahnmann-Taylor
May 30-June 5, 9am-9pm
This class is designed for both experienced creative writers and those who do not have poetry experience but who desire to acquire poetic tools and learn how they may be useful across many different genres of writing, including academic prose. This class takes place in two parts--an independent development section and a bootcamp creative section.
EDHI 9040 - Using Technology in the College Classroom
Dr. Sherry Clouser
The purpose of the course is to encourage participants to critically reflect on the use of instructional technologies in their fields and provide them with opportunities to develop skills in employing technology in the classroom.
GRSC 7800 - College Teaching and Student Learning
Dr. Denise Domizi
The course is directed toward graduate students who are concerned about how to teach undergraduates more effectively, interested in being a part of an unique learning community, and pursuing the Interdiscplinary Certificate in University Teaching.
GRSC 8550 - Responsible Conduct of Research
Dr. David Knauft
This seminar explores ethical issues in research, including codes of ethics for professional organizations, intellectual property, human and animal testing, the responsible conduct of research, and the development of personal professionalism and ethics.
HACE 8900 - The Web and Its Impact on Consumer Choices
Dr. Brenda Cude
In this course, we'll focus on research questions related to the impact of the Web on consumer choices and consumer responses to those choices. The course will be divided into three segments: theory (the theories that guide research related to consumers’ use of the Internet), research (ways to use the Internet to conduct research), and application (topics of interest to the students enrolled in the course that relate to consumer use of the Internet).
RLST 8000 - Games: culture and human development
Dr. Nic Holt
This course explores the growing body of scholarship and research investigating the role of games in contemporary society and potential uses for education. Using a holistic approach, students will explore issues such as identity development, perspective taking, learning and motivation, and community.