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Canvas for Online Learning
IELP 5995-350
This course is designed for teachers who are looking to modernize their classrooms with a Learning Management System to support a "Blended Learning" environment or teach an online course. This course will only cover the use of the Canvas LMS.

Expected Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Create a "Visual home Page" or Syllabus landing page.
  • Create two or more modules to contain class content.
  • Create a minimum of one discussion activity to promote asynchronous student dialogue.
  • Create a minimum of two graded assignments with at least one of them collecting student work in Canvas.
  • Create one more quizzes that show an understanding of how to use at least four types of questions.
  • Create a minimum of one "Canvas Outcome" that can also be used in a rubric for one of the graded assignments.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 

  • USOE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USOE OnTrack 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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Starts Starts: 11/13/2017 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 12 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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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’s Pioneer Online Library, eMedia, my.uen and more. Participants practice 21st Century skills such as creating mashups, virtual pop-up books, educational interactives 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 characters and stories, by learning to effectively use online media services like Voki and ToonDoo.
  • Create educational interactives (including games, puzzles, and other activities), by mastering creative tools like Socrative, SuperTeacherTools, and Zondle.
  • Create educational mashups by combining audio, video, images, text, etc.
  • Make available to their students the digital learning object they create, by learning to publish them on their websites.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 
  • USOE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USOE OnTrack 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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Starts Starts: 12/7/2017 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 24 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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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.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 
  • USBE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USBE OnTrack 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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Starts Starts: 11/9/2017 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 18 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Engaging Online Learning with Canvas
IELP 5598-365
This six-week online course is an advanced Canvas course that will provide teachers a next step in using the Canvas LMS for online teaching and learning.  Teachers will learn to use Canvas to create visual interactive homepages, enable and use the Learning Mastery Gradebook feature, build question banks, and use advanced features in Canvas Assignments and Graded Discussions.  The final project for this online class will be a complete Canvas Course created by the participant that includes modules, activities, and "Canvabadges".

Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Create a course in Canvas to use in either an online, blended, or flipped class.
  • Build visually engaging and interactive content pages in the Canvas LMS.
  • Activate and use the "Learning Mastery Gradebook" feature in Canvas.
  • Create quiz questions and question banks that can be easily accessed and used in future Canvas Assignments.
  • Implement advanced features in Canvas Discussions and Assignments like Peer Reviews, Group Assignments, and video materials.
  • Add CanvaBadges to course modules for rewarding progress

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 

  • USOE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USOE OnTrack 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: 10/26/2017 - 12/6/2017
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 15 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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General Financial Literacy Methods & Resources
EDUC: 7777
This professional development, which is required by SB 40, will provide teachers with a high quality professional learning experience to strengthen implementation of the Standards and Objectives for General Financial Literacy to improve student success in college and career.

This is the 12-week online portion of the GFL Bootcamp course.  
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Dates Dates: 1/12/2018 - 4/4/2018
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit and 3 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 22 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Immersive Learning with Breakout EDU
IELP 5100-390
Designed for educators who want to step up student engagement while tackling the Four Cs of education (creativity, critical thinking, communication, collaboration).  Breakout EDU is education’s spin on the escape room.  In this 2-day course, educators will participate in multiple Breakout EDU learning games, explore the tools and resources needed to develop their own game, and learn modifications for every age, ability level and budget.   Breakout EDU can be used with all content areas and ages.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Identify and understand how the Four Cs are integrated with the key concepts of Breakout EDU.
  • Access Breakout EDU games and support resources through breakoutedu.com and online communities.
  • Build a Breakout EDU box to use with any content area.
  • Use a variety of manipulatives to create your own Breakout EDU game.
  • Implement a Breakout EDU immersive game in your classroom
Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 
  • USBE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USBE OnTrack 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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Starts Starts: 12/2/2017 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 22 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Multimedia Projects with iPads
IELP 5545-355
The iPad’s powerful collection of multimedia tools provide new and innovative ways for students to demonstrate their learning through creative and motivating projects. This six week online course is designed to help educators effectively integrate this technology into a project-based educational framework. Participants will learn to plan, teach, manage and evaluate a variety of student created multimedia projects tied to the core curriculum. Additional topics include finding free educational resources from uen.org/apps4deu, eMedia, Pioneer library and iTunes U.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Use the iPad as a multimedia production tool by creating and planning project based learning activities for students
  • Understand how to teach and manage student use of the iPad for multimedia projects by incorporating class management strategies and instructional materials in their lesson plans
  • Demonstrate understanding of the teaching principles explored in the course by creating six lesson plans that demonstrate best practices in student use of the iPad to create multimedia curriculum projects.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 
  • USOE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USOE OnTrack 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: 10/26/2017 - 12/6/2017
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 23 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Online Tools for Flexible Formative Assessments
IELP 5950-365
Effective formative assessment can transform the teaching and learning experience and dramatically improve student learning outcomes. This course focuses on why formative assessment is important and how to effectively use it in the classroom with the help of several online tools. The participants in this course will learn to use free assessment tools like Answer Garden, Padlet, Socrative, Kahoot!, ClassKick, and NearPod to help them formatively assess their students’ learning. 

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Create a thoughtful plan for using formative assessment in the classroom.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of online formative assessment tools by creating interactive games, activities, polls and quizzes.
  • Explain how formative assessment can improve student learning outcomes by making the case for its use and posting their thoughts online, with citations from relevant studies and literature.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 
  • USOE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USOE OnTrack 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: 10/26/2017 - 12/6/2017
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 3 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Project-based Learning: Transform your Class
IELP 5085-365
In this workshop participants become familiar with the principles of Project-Based Learning (PBL) and strategies for implementing PBL projects in their classrooms. Throughout this six-week workshop, participants analyze, critique and evaluate exemplary projects. They gain hands-on experience developing collaborative, inquiry-based projects that support curriculum goals. Participants learn to blend PBL and standards-based design strategies to create curriculum units that enhance student learning. Each participant leaves the online workshop with a detailed plan for a PBL project. 

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Apply the principles of Project-Based Learning by composing an outline for PBL activities to be implemented in their own classes.
  • Analyze and evaluate existing Project-Based Learning activities by developing their own collection of web-based Project-Based Learning resources to support their own curricular planning.
  • Demonstrate their understanding of concepts explored in the class by designing a standards-based, technology-enhanced PBL project and student assessment for classroom use.

Credit / Licensure Points:
Credit is recorded according to the credit type selected during enrollment. 
  • USOE Credit: Credit is recorded in the USOE OnTrack 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: 10/26/2017 - 12/6/2017
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 10 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Social Studies: Abnormal Psychology
IELP 5999
Throughout the course you will be learning about the basics of abnormal behavior, focusing on particular disorders, and looking at the causes behind some of these illusive disorders. Many of the writing assignments will deal with recognizing these behaviors in your own students so that you will be able to help them adapt in your classroom or get them help. This course is divided up into twelve, one-week sections. Each week you will be watching a video (1 hour) presented by Annenberg Learner and there will be questions to answer or a summary of the video afterwards. Then, there will be some kind of writing assignment/s that will go along with the content. Each of the writing portions there will be a variety of articles, clips, case studies, etc. that go along with it. More
Dates Dates: May 10 - Aug 1
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 24 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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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: Jan 11 - April 4
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 55 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Social Studies: Geography of Development
EDUC 5170

The division of the world between more and less developed countries is one of the fundamental economic patterns on the planet. In this course, students will study how development influences global characteristics such as population, agricultural practices, human rights and societal roles, and examines the sustainability of development for the future. This course has been created for educators with an emphasis on how to apply development related content in a secondary school geography course setting.

For questions regarding the content of this course please contact: Robert.austin@schools.utah.gov

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Dates Dates: Jan 11 - April 4
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 5 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 31 seats
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