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Apple Teacher iPad Badge
IELP 5514-365
Apple Teacher is a free professional development course designed by Apple in order to help teachers integrate the use of Apple products in the classroom. This course focuses on using the iPad in the classroom. In this course students will find the necessary links to get started with the Apple Teacher program, a thoughtful series of tutorials and resources, links for taking the Apple Teacher Quizzes to earn badges, and a place to submit a final iPad inspired lesson plan. This class will run in parallel to participation in the Apple Teacher Program. Although some supplemental material is linked from the Canvas Course, the majority of the content and all of the Badge earning quizzes are contained in the Apple Teacher program itself.


Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Create an Apple Teacher account and access the badge program
  • Navigate the Apple iOS Operating System to access applications, files, and resources
  • Demonstrate how to use Apple Pages to enhance student creativity
  • Create educational resources in Apple Keynote
  • Use Apple Numbers to organize student data and information
  • Create an educational resource using Apple iMovie
  • Create a GarageBand music compilation and demonstrate how to create applicable lesson plans in their classroom.
  • Use several iPad tools together in order to support student productivity and efficiency
  • Use several iPad tools together in order to support student creativity
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
These courses are open entry/exit with no enrollment cap. All coursework and assignments can be completed at the participants own pace. There is very limited instructor interaction. This course section will be open until July 31, 2019.  All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2019.

Prerequisites
  • Basic computer skills
  • Access to a Mac OS Computer
  • Apple ID or iTunes Account
Things Needed by Participants
  • iPad with the following programs installed:
  • iWork - Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • iLife - iMovie, GarageBand
Final Assessment
Students will create a lesson to demonstrate what they have learned from the Apple Teacher program, and in the process:
  • Download a lesson plan template from Apple Pages
  • Create a lesson that requires students to create a product with Apple iPad apps that also meets at least one Utah Core Standard in the subject area they teach
  • Submit the lesson plan in PDF format to Canvas
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Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 442 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Apple Teacher Mac Badge
IELP 5026-365
In this course students will find the necessary links to get started with the Apple Teacher program, a thoughtful series of tutorials and resources, links for taking the Apple Teacher Quizzes to earn badges, and a place to submit a final Mac inspired lesson plan. Each module of this course has a Mac program specific badge to earn and a reflection to complete. Students will submit both pieces in order to advance from one module to the next. In this MOOC format (Massive Open Online Course) students can complete the course over whatever time period best fits their schedule and at a pace they determine dependent on their comfort and experience with Mac OS programs.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Create an Apple Teacher account and access the badge program
  • Navigate the Mac Operating System to access applications, files and resources
  • Demonstrate how to use Apple Pages to enhance student creativity
  • Create educational resources in Apple Keynote
  • Use Apple Numbers to organize student data and information
  • Create an educational resource using Apple iMovie
  • Create a GarageBand music compilation and demonstrate how to create applicable lesson plans in their classroom.
  • Use several Mac tools together in order to support student productivity and efficiency
  • Use several Mac tools together in order to support student creativity
Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
These courses are open entry/exit with no enrollment cap. All coursework and assignments can be completed at the participants own pace. There is very limited instructor interaction. This course section will be open until July. 31, 2019.  All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2019.

Prerequisites
  • Basic computer skills
  • Access to a Mac OS Computer
  • Apple ID or iTunes Account
Things Needed by Participants
  • MacOS Computer with the following programs installed:
  • iWork - Pages, Numbers, Keynote
  • iLife - iMovie, GarageBand
Final Assessment
Students will create a lesson to demonstrate what they have learned from the Apple Teacher program, and in the process:
  • Download a lesson plan template from Apple Pages
  • Create a lesson that requires students to create a product with MacOS tools that also meets at least one Utah Core Standard in the subject area they teach
  • Submit the lesson plan in PDF format to Canvas
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Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 445 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Blended Learning Methods
IELP 5355-370
Participants will learn about the different blended learning models and frameworks and how best to use digital tools in order to successfully integrate technology in the classroom. This course is designed to give participants an understanding of blended teaching and learning in order to convert past and new lessons to blended learning unit and lesson plans. Participants will learn about digital tools and how best to integrate them with their curriculum and the blended learning models and frameworks.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Define blended learning
  • Create a lesson plan using a blended learning models and framework
  • Convert a pre-existing lesson plan to a blended learning model
  • Explain different blended learning frameworks and how to use them
  • Determine which digital tools to add to enhance lesson plans
  • Evaluate how to infuse blended learning into current teaching methods
Final Assessment
Participants will create a unit/lesson plan using the blended learning model and framework of their choice.  These lesson plans will be shared and other participants will give feedback to help them develop an optimal blended learning lesson plan.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 
  • USOE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USBE MIDAS System.
  • SUU Credit: UEN will email the participant the SUU credit form after successful completion of course. Upon receipt of the form, participants should add their payment, complete the form and mail to SUU within 30 days. SUU records the participants credit in a university transcript. SUU charges a $21 per credit transcription fee.
  • Certificate: Certificates are provided to participants at the end of the course either in-person or via email.
For more details on credit types visit the Policies & Procedures page.
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Dates Dates: 10/25/2018 - 12/5/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 1 wait space available
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
College and Career Readiness with UtahFutures
IELP 5030-365
UtahFutures.org is the premier one-stop college and career planning website for Utah students and adults. Explore how you can use UtahFutures.org to enhance college and career planning in your classroom or career center. Learn how to get started with UtahFutures, set goals based on interests, research college and career options, plan for college expenses and find scholarships, prepare students for AP and college entrance exams, make a budget, and more.

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)
This course is an open entry/exit with no enrollment cap. All coursework and assignments can be completed at the participants own pace. There is very limited instructor interaction. This course section will be open for registration until July
 31, 2019.  All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2019.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Demonstrate an effective strategy for incorporating UtahFutures into college and career planning.
  • Participate in a community discussion on best practices for college and career readiness.
  • Create a thoughtful plan, using tools from UtahFutures, that will help prepare students for college and beyond.
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Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 438 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Part Two
This is registration for Part Two 

In this series, participants will download the free ebook, Compassion: Bridging Practice and Science, from this link: http://www.compassion-training.org/?page=download&lang=en#prettyPhoto 

Each 8 week module is separate, but can be taken in sequence or based on individual interests. You can receive 3.0 USBE credits in the MIDAS system when you register for each 8 week module. Each week we will use a discussion board in the UEN CANVAS to respond to the reading and its impact on our own practices.

PART ONE: 8 weeks - Experiences with Training Compassion (Sept. 6 - Oct. 31)

PART TWO: 8 Weeks - Concepts of Compassion (Nov. 1 - Dec. 27)

PART THREE: 8 Weeks - Science of Compassion (Jan. 31 - March 28)

PART FOUR: 8 Weeks - Compassion Training Programs (April 1 - May 30)
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Starts Starts: 11/1/2018 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Credits Credits: 3 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 24 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 100 seats
Part Three
This is the registration for Part Three.

In this series, participants will download the free ebook, Compassion: Bridging Practice and Science, from this link:http://www.compassion-training.org/?page=download&lang=en#prettyPhoto

Each 8 week module is separate, but can be taken in sequence or based on individual interests. You can receive 3.0 USBE credits in the MIDAS for each 8 week module completed. Each week we will use a discussion board in the UEN CANVAS to respond to the reading and its impact on our own practices.

PART ONE: 8 weeks - Experiences with Training Compassion (Sept. 6 - Oct. 31)

PART TWO: 8 Weeks - Concepts of Compassion (Nov. 1 - Dec. 27)

PART THREE: 8 Weeks - Science of Compassion (Jan. 31 - March 28)

PART FOUR: 8 Weeks - Compassion Training Programs (April 1 - May 30)
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Starts Starts: 1/31/2019 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Credits Credits: 3 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 42 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 100 seats
Part Four
This is the registration for Part Four.

In this series, participants will download the free ebook,Compassion: Bridging Practice and Science,from this link:http://www.compassion-training.org/?page=download&lang=en#prettyPhoto

Each 8 week module is separate, but can be taken in sequence or based on individual interests. You can receive 3.0 USBE credits in the MIDAS for each 8 week module completed. Each week we will use a discussion board in the UEN CANVAS to respond to the reading and its impact on our own practices.

PART ONE: 8 weeks - Experiences with Training Compassion (Sept. 6 - Oct. 31)

PART TWO: 8 Weeks - Concepts of Compassion (Nov. 1 - Dec. 27)

PART THREE: 8 Weeks - Science of Compassion (Jan. 31 - March 28)

PART FOUR: 8 Weeks - Compassion Training Programs (April 1 - May 30)
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Starts Starts: 4/1/2019 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Credits Credits: 3 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 46 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 100 seats
Create Online Educational Media
IELP 5120-365
This course helps teachers find and create digital learning objects to support student learning using resources from UEN, including Utah’s Online Library, as well as online cloud computing sites like EDPuzzle, ToonDoo, and Factile. Participants practice 21st Century skills such as creating mashups, educational animations, interactives, games and more while exploring strategies for integrating digital media in ways that can increase student engagement and positive learning outcomes. Special emphasis is placed on the ethical use of source material.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Find effective and appropriate digital learning objects, by evaluating and curating learning objects from multiple sources.
  • Create online stories and animations, by learning to effectively use online media services like ToonDoo and Moovly.
  • Explain how fair use copyright law applies to educators and the classroom experience.
  • Create educational mashups by combining audio, video, images, text, etc. from multiple sources
  • Create educational interactives (indluding games, puzzles, and other activities), by mastering creative tools llike Factile, Blended Play, and ClassTools.net.
  • Make available to their students the digital learning objects they create, by learning to publish them on their teacher websites such as Canvas, my.uen.org, etc.
Final Assessment
The final assessment for the course consists of the two digital learning objects that the participants will create and publish online.

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Starts Starts: 12/12/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 2 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
Creating Critical Thinkers Through Coding
IELP 5285-350
Designed for non-computer programming educators who are interested in making coding part of their curriculum, either in regular classroom instruction or as part of an after school program. This online workshop will focus on improving students' critical thinking and problem solving skills utilizing coding activities, both unplugged and online.  This course covers the basic concepts of coding and will teach participants beginning elements of the coding language Blockly. Additionally, educators will program various robots and other educational manipulatives.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Identify and apply the following computer programming concepts: algorithm, loops, debugging, conditionals and functions.
  • Use online coding websites to teach code by completing online modules on code.org and other related websites.
  • Organize unplugged activities, incorporating computer programming concepts.
  • Scaffold computer programming activities for a variety of age and ability levels
  • Integrate critical thinking and problem solving skills into coding curriculum.
  • Design an implementation plan for computer programming in their classroom.

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Starts Starts: 11/28/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 20 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
IELP-2222
This course focuses on preparing secondary teachers to recognize all career opportunities, unrestricted by gender, social or cultural expectations to improve the achievement of students and special populations in secondary CTE programs that lead to high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand careers.


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course teachers/students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate awareness of theories and research relating to nontraditional career education.
  • Explore the vast array of career opportunities for nontraditional students
  • Investigate and analyze the root causes, strategies, and models within six major categories that impact individuals in nontraditional career preparation and obtainment.
  • Develop skills in recruiting and retaining more students into nontraditional careers.
  • Examine what has proven effective and efficient ways to utilize the resources we have advance nontraditional career preparation and obtainment.
  • Develop and implement curriculum and strategies for teaching nontraditional career options to students.
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Dates Dates: 1/10/2019 - 4/4/2019
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 13 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
Digital Photography in the Classroom
IELP 5500-368
This workshop introduces teachers to the use of digital cameras to enhance student learning. Participants learn basic skills in taking and editing digital photos while exploring how digital photography can be integrated into project-based lessons that engage students in curricula. In addition to gaining hands-on experience with digital cameras and free software for photo editing, participants create a multimedia project they can use in the classroom.

Expected Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course students should be able to:

  • Identify and develop a project-based multimedia activity for their students using digital cameras/images.
  • Understand basics of how digital cameras work and be able to transfer the images from the camera to their computer using imaging software
  • Edit, enhance and optimize images for classroom activities using photo editing software.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment.
  • USBE Credit:Credit is recorded in the USBE MIDAS System.
  • SUU Credit:UEN will email the participant the SUU credit form after successful completion of course. Upon receipt of the form, participants should add their payment, complete the form and mail to SUU within 30 days. SUU records the participants credit in a university transcript. SUU charges a $21 per credit transcription fee.
  • Certificate: Certificates are provided to participants at the end of the course either in-person or via email.
For more details on credit types visit the Policies & Procedures page.
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Dates Dates: 10/25/2018 - 12/5/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
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Effective Teaching with Visual Media
IELP 5590-361
Enhance student learning and engagement with educational technology and multimedia. Explore multimedia resources available to teachers on sites like eMedia and Utah’s Online Library.  Learn to create digital images, narrated slideshows, and zooming presentations. Participants will also learn strategies to help students develop visual literacy and critical thinking skills. 

Flex Course Option:
Experience learning with the best of both worlds, online and in-person. Flex courses allow you to spend one day in the UEN lab and complete the remainder of the course online.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Explain the importance of visual literacy
  • Use Adobe Spark Post and Page (or similar tools) to create effective educational posters, graphics, and web pages.
  • Locate and effectively use educational video from online sources such as eMedia and YouTube.
  • Use Adobe Spark Video (or similar tool) to create effective narrated slideshows that are educational
  • Teach their students to effectively use Google Earth (or similar tool) to learn about the world
  • Create zooming presentations by using Prezi.
Final Assessment
Create a teaching/learning resource by using either LucidChart, Google Earth, or Prezi.

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Starts Starts: 10/27/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 8 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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