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PIE + MEd Graduate Course Catalogue

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

Winter/Spring 2017
Summer 2017
2017 MEd Catalogue
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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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Visual Arts for the Classroom: Portraiture
VPAS 574NM 01
TBA
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 26 to Jun 30
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wayne Art Center

From Ancient Egypt to the selfie, portraits have served as a humanist expression of identity, class, and culture. This class will examine and discuss the meaning and implications of portraiture in its various forms. This course is tailored for K-12 educators to draw and paint the head using charcoal, pencil, and watercolor, and to take these techniques back to the classroom. By manipulating lighting, context, medium, and composition, K-12 educators will create meaningful portraits.

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Wearable Technology and Its Application to Learning
ETEC 534NM 01
TBA
  • SC 2017
  • Jul 17 to Jul 21
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
UArts

What is "wearable technology" and how does it apply to your classroom? Wearable technology, or wearables, wearable devices, even tech togs- consists of clothing and accessories that incorporate advanced technologies that have practical functions and features. This course is designed for educators looking to integrate wearables such as the AppleWatch into the classroom for hands-on learning. Educators will leave this course with the ability to identify and use wearables for various learning activities, design lesson plans that integrate learning activities that involve wearables, explore the history of wearables and learning, and understand privacy implications with wearables.

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Wearable Technology and Its Application to Learning
ETEC 534NM 01
TBA
  • SC 2017
  • Jul 17 to Jul 28
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Philadelphia Academy

What is "wearable technology" and how does it apply to your classroom? Wearable technology, or wearables, wearable devices, even tech togs- consists of clothing and accessories that incorporate advanced technologies that have practical functions and features. This course is designed for educators looking to integrate wearables such as the AppleWatch into the classroom for hands-on learning. Educators will leave this course with the ability to identify and use wearables for various learning activities, design lesson plans that integrate learning activities that involve wearables, explore the history of wearables and learning, and understand privacy implications with wearables.

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Web Based Lessons + Resources for Teachers
ETEC 507NM 01
Maria Geiger
  • SC 2017
  • Jun 19 to Jul 17
CS Online Course

Learn how and where to find the most effective educational resources on the web: web 2.0 tools, model education sites, and more. This course enables novices and advanced users to explore web-based active learning and consider methods to incorporate skills into lessons. Create web pages and learn presentation techniques using multi-media tools, slide shows and concept mapping.

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