Empty
Welcome Visitor
Browse Courses
  • Show All
  • +   UEN Technology Course
  • +   Ed Tech Endorsement
  • +   USBE Courses by Subject
  • +   USBE Online Courses
Icon Legend
UEN Tech Course
USBE Partner Course
Flex Course
Online Course
In-Person Course
New
Massive Open Online Course
Refresh Data
Sort by: Default Ascending | Course number | Course name | Course start | Location | Course time | Course date
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
More
Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 430 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
More
Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 436 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 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.
More
Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 423 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 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)
More
Starts Starts: 1/31/2019 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Credits Credits: 3 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 29 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)
More
Starts Starts: 4/1/2019 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Credits Credits: 3 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 37 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.

More
Starts Starts: 12/12/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 13 wait spaces available
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.

More
Starts Starts: 11/28/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 16 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.
More
Dates Dates: 1/10/2019 - 4/4/2019
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 6 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
Getting Started with Canvas LMS
IELP 5315-365
Participants will learn how to design and deliver an online course using Canvas LMS. This course will guide participants in creating their own course, adding engaging content, assessing student learning, and communicating effectively using Canvas. This MOOC (massive open online course) is designed for K-12 teachers with intermediate technology skills, that feel that they can work independently and at their own pace through the course material. 

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.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Identify and apply best practices of online teaching and learning by designing a learning unit supported by online components in Canvas
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of accepted instructional design principles by creating a unit of study in Canvas LMS
  • Understand how to use Canvas tools and features commonly used to deliver instruction by creating assignments, discussions and assessments, and use the communication tools built into Canvas
Prerequisites
  • Participants must have intermediate computer and internet skills
  • Canvas account. Either a paid for instance or free-for-teachers
  • Curriculum to use to build the course
Final Assessment
Participants will create a basic Canvas course and submit a screencast of the completed course as evidence of completion.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment.
  • USBE Credit: Credit is recorded in the MIDAS System.
  • SUU Credit: Participants must complete 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.
For more details on credit types visit the Policies & Procedures page.
More
Dates Dates: 8/01/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 638 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 800 seats
Google Certified Educator Level 1
IELP 5905-365
Through this course, participants will use the training course that is available through Google to prepare themselves for the Level 1 Certification exam and reflect on what they are learning. Google’s education training center states: This certification is designed for educators and classroom teachers who wish to demonstrate proficiency in using Google for Education tools. The Level 1 status indicates that an educator is able to successfully implement G Suite for Education into their teaching practice in order to enhance teaching and learning. More information about the Google Certification can be found online.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Explain how technology can benefit teaching and learning
  • Identify what tools are available in the G Suite for Education and pick the right tools for your objective
  • Help students behave responsibly online
  • Create a network of peers and contribute to this network 
  • Use Google Drive to create, upload, organize and collaborate documents
  • Demonstrate how Classroom works with Docs and Drive
  • Apply the organizational benefits of Gmail in your classroom
  • Explain how to use the Translation feature in Gmail to communicate with a diverse audience
  • Identify the benefits of real-time communication with students
  • Explain how to use instant messaging in Hangouts from any device
  • Identify how Google Groups can be used in your classroom
  • Identify the value of having a class website and create a customized site
  • Use G Suite for Education to run more productive meetings
  • Use Google Hangouts to conduct productive online meetings
  • Identify strategies for managing assignments
  • Determine the correct type of data to collect as an educator and develop effective methods of collecting the data required
  • Determine what lessons are needed to help students keep their information secure
  • Pick the right tool for the learning objective you are trying to reach
  • Determine what process to use to discover various methods of data analysis
  • Identify the essential digital literacy skill of searching online
  • Easy processes for filtering search results and an understanding of why this is important
  • How to avoid plagiarism in the context of Web research
  • Identify the potential for creativity and curiosity to be fostered using Chrome Apps and Extensions
  • Identify best practices for using YouTube in the classroom and curate educational videos based on topic, genre, or standard in playlists
  • How Google Docs can support the writing and revision process
  • Best practices for driving discussion inside and outside of the classroom
  • To facilitate group work with a range of Google Tools
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 computer with internet access
  • A Google Account
Final Assessment
Participants will be required to take the final Google Level 1 Certification test on their own. For the final assessment they will attach a screenshot of their completion certificate as proof that they passed.  Participants will be required to pass the test in order to get credit for the course.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment.
  • USBE Credit: Credit is recorded in the MIDAS System.
  • SUU Credit: Participants must complete 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.
More
Starts Starts: 5/10/2018 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 114 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Mixed Reality for Education
IELP 5305-345
The “Mixed Reality for Education” in person class will provide educators with a sampling of emerging technologies including both augmented reality applications for portable devices, and a mix of virtual reality applications. By the end of the two day experience each participant will have learned the benefits of using 3-D enhanced resources to engage students. Through this understanding, each participant will also create and share a “redefined” classroom lesson that includes AR and/or VR student experiences.

Expected Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Understand the benefits of using a 3D technology enhanced tool or app by experiencing a VR enhanced learning activity
  • Choose from a selection of Google VR tools to build a resource for students using a 3D image placed on virtual map
  • Use NearPod to create a digital formative assessment with VR features enabled
  • Create student activities that utilize AR and /or VR applications to enhance student engagement and deeper learning
  • Work independently to explore apps and resources they can use to support student made AR and/or VR materials
  • Develop a full lesson plan to use with students that incorporates AR and/or VR applications and programs to meet a Utah Curriculum aligned learning outcome
Things needed by participants
  • Android Phone, iPhone, or Google Phone
Final Assessment
As a culminating activity, participants will revise a lesson plan they’ve used in the past with AR and/or VR tools to redefine the learning activity.  The finished lesson plan will be uploaded to the UEN Lesson Plan Library and shared with both the class and the participant’s PLN. 
More
Starts Starts: 12/12/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 12 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
Social Studies: Elementary Social Studies Methods
IELP 5514
This is one of the USOE social studies endorsement courses, designed to help Utah teachers complete their endorsements in a convenient and inexpensive manner. These endorsement courses are rigorous college courses, and as such registration is limited to two per term. This is an online elementary social studies methods course for potential 1-6 grade social studies teachers. The course uses current research and theory to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to effectively teach a diverse array of students. Weekly participation is expected. There will be a variety of formal and informal assessments.

A subscription to the NCSS journal "Social Studies and the Young Learner" is required for this course

COURSE REGISTRATION LIMITS: You may register for a MAXIMUM of two Social Studies online endorsement courses per term.

Costs: While there is no tuition fee for these courses, courses may have modest costs. Some courses will require the purchase of course materials including but not limited to texts, digital resources, and/or professional organization memberships.

There will be the recording fee payable to our education partner, SUU. Currently this is $21 per credit hour. More

Dates Dates: 5/9/19 - 7/31/19
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 35 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 55 seats
<< Previous of 2 Next >> Total: 23 Page size: