Masters Degree Courses: Schedule

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Courses are 42 total hours of instructional time with 30 hours in person and 12 hours of online work with instructors throughout the duration of the course. For course descriptions simply click on the course name or visit our course catalog. 10 days prior to the course you will receive a Welcome email with directions and any other instructions for the course. If you have any questions about our scheduling please feel free to contact us at info@thomstecher.com.

Registration for courses closes 5 days before the first day of class or if the course is filled.

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Fall Mini Term 2 - October 26 - December 20, 2020

EDUC 574 - Cultivating 21st Century Skills: Whole Brain Learning

  • Tuition of $1,590.00 will be paid on Neumann's website via MyNU E-bill. If you are a current Masters degree student, click here to register.
  • Dates: Mini Term 2 - October 26 - December 20, 2020, Virtual Synchronous meetings- 11/1, 11/15, 12/6, 12/20, Morning Session- 9:30am to 12pm, Afternoon Session- 1pm to 3:30pm
  • Professors: Jessie McFarland and Sheila Kennedy
  • Location: Virtual via Zoom
This class is full.

Success in the 21st century belongs to different learners with a very different kind of mind. The 21st century calls for creators, empathizers, artists, inventors, designers, storytellers, caregivers, counselors, and big-picture thinkers. This course will help you move your students from the information age, built on logical, linear, computer-like capabilities to the conceptual age which will be built on invention, empathy, and big picture capability. You will be immersed in six essential aptitudes as researched by Daniel Pink and Daniel Goleman: design, story, symphony, empathy, play, and meaning. Project based learning and classroom integration will be emphasized throughout the course.

EDUC 520 - Curriculum Design and Evaluation (Required course- Reserved for Masters students)

  • Tuition of $1,590.00 will be paid on Neumann's website via MyNU E-bill. If you are a current Masters degree student, click here to register.
  • Dates: Mini Term 2 - October 26 - December 20, 2020, Virtual Synchronous meetings- 11/1, 11/8, 11/22, 12/13, Morning Session- 9:30am to 12pm, Afternoon Session- 1pm to 3:30pm
  • Professors: Dr. Melissa Patschke
  • Location: Virtual via Zoom

Students examine the theoretical application of curriculum design within the context of contemporary American classrooms. Relationships among subject matter, teaching, learning, and assessments are viewed from an interdisciplinary perspective.

EDUC 528 - Understanding and Intervening with At Risk Youth Behaviors (Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness Endorsement course)

  • Tuition of $1,590.00 will be paid on Neumann's website via MyNU E-bill. If you are a current Masters degree student, click here to register.
  • Dates: Mini Term 2 - October 26 - December 20, 2020, Virtual Synchronous meetings- 10/31, 11/14, 12/5, 12/19, Morning Session- 9:30am to 12pm, Afternoon Session- 1pm to 3:30pm
  • Professors: Scott Heydt and Denae Thomas
  • Location: Virtual via Zoom

This course will examine the most significant at-risk issues impacting the lives of PreK through 12th Grade students today. The physical, psychological, social, emotional and academic implications of these issues will be explored in depth. The indicators, signs, and symptoms of each issue will be shared through a culturally relevant lens that reflects the experience of students. Learners will engage and explore the systems and supports that do and can exist in a school environment and a community to support all students through authentic collaboration with family, school, and community partners.