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PIE + MEd Graduate Course Catalog

A complete listing of courses + course descriptions for all programs offered through the Professional Institute for Educators + MEd Programs.

Fall 2018 + Spring 2019

Professional Institute for Educators Courses

Courses listed below are for non-matriculated students ONLY.  
Please refer to the COURSE NOTES section for in-person meeting dates for Hybrid courses.

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Printmaking for the Classroom: Letterpress Printing, Advanced
VPAS 535NM 01
Marisha Simons
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 26 to Feb 10
  • Sat, Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UArts

Participants expand on printing projects using engraved plates and metal type from the University's collection of metal and wood typefaces. Create several printed works via typesetting and the Vandercook Proofing Press. Design custom polymer plates and perform multi-color printing. Participants consider how letterpress techniques and process can be taught to students in the K-12 classroom.

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Printmaking for the Classroom: Letterpress Printing, Introductory
VPAS 534NM 01
Marisha Simons
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 26 to Feb 10
  • Sat, Sun 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
UArts

The traditional art of printing from engraved plates and metal type is explored using the University's collection of metal and wood typefaces. Create several printed works via typesetting and the Vandercook Proofing Press. Design custom polymer plates and perform multi-color printing. Participants consider how letterpress techniques and process can be taught to students in the K-12 classroom.

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Special Topics in Ed Tech Integrating Technology Into Content Areas
STET 601NM 01
Howard Glasser
  • Spring 2019
CS Online Course

This course demonstrates practical integration strategies to help blend technology tools into lessons that enhance student learning. The online course provides teachers the opportunity to learn about specific strategies for their individual content area(s) while also engaging with teachers from other disciplines. These educational technology tools easily reach and engage students on a level with which they are familiar and use daily. Hands-on activities for student use and classroom application include desktop publishing projects to combine text with images, web-based activities, podcasting and the use of technology tools for student projects.

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Using Print Design + Digital Photos in the Classroom
ETEC 503NM 01
Scott Duggan
  • Spring 2019
  • Jan 17 to Feb 24
  • Thu 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Unionville ES

In this class, participants combine text and photography in practical print applications for classroom and school community use. Participants use their own photographs and text to design and print a brochure describing a Philadelphia site, an adventure showing design concepts and techniques that make words and images not just more effective and meaningful, but harder to resist. Also learn how to use Photoshop in conjunction with other software programs. Open to beginners in design and photography projects. Course uses primarily Photoshop, with some InDesign. Bring a digital camera to class.

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