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Cloud Classrooms with Chromebooks
IELP 5620
Bring the Cloud to your Classroom! This "Bring Your Own Device" workshop is designed to help educators effectively integrate Chromebooks and Cloud tools into a project-based educational framework. Participants gain experience using Chromebooks, evaluating applications (apps) for educational use, and exploring strategies for teaching with this technology. 

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Understand how a Chromebook differs from a traditional computer or tablet.
  • Identify and explore student tools for communicating, collaborating, storing and sharing in the cloud.
  • Design classroom activities using a variety of cloud tools for students.

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: 7/25/2017 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 20 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop
IELP 5925
In this four-day workshop, educators learn how to design community-based mapping projects that engage students, align with core standards and work within existing curricula. Participants learn the fundamentals of project-based learning within the CMaP framework and how to enhance projects with educational technology while experiencing firsthand how effective project-based learning can be. 

Workshop Fee:
There is a $50 fee associated with this course.  This fee helps pay for the GPS unit you will be receiving. Payment of the fee reserves your seat. Checks are payable to UCSS (Utah Council for the Social Studies). Mail checks to: 

UEN Professional Development
SAEC, Room 1240
1720 Campus Center Drive
Salt Lake City UT 84112 

Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Build relationships with local community leaders and GIS professionals.
  • Analyze real-life issues in the community
  • Use GIS, GPS and other geo-spatial technologies to enhance the understanding of issues and facilitate informed decision making.
  • Design a local community project for their classroom and demonstrate how it aligns with state core standards in their content area.

    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: 7/31/2017 8:30 AM
    Sessions Sessions: 4
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit, 3 USBE Credit , and 45 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 10 wait spaces available
    Class Size Class size: 22 seats
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    Create Online Educational Media
    IELP 5120
    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: 7/20/2017 8:30 AM
    Sessions Sessions: 2
    Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 25 wait spaces available
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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    Driver Education: Law and Policy
    EDUC 5465
    This is an on-line law and policy course for driver education which will provide potential driver education teachers with the understanding of laws related to student eligibility, teacher practices, state laws, and Board of Education rules to guide teachers through professional practices. This is a required two-credit course which will be comprised of eight modules. Law and policy is important and relevant in many domains of education, but especially in driver education due to the high-risk nature of novice drivers. 2 SUU credit Hours or 2 USOE credits More
    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/29/17
    Credits Credits: 2 SUU Credit and 2 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 31 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 31 seats
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    EDUC 2855
    This course focuses on engineering design principles in relationship to application of science concepts. The course will survey the field of engineering and National Research Council's K-12 Framework for Science Education and the new UT SEEd Standards with emphasis on integrating science content with engineering practices. Since this class is meant for teachers it involves several labs. You may need other general house hold materials for these labs. The materials needed for these labs will be listed on the assignment itself. Please note: This class is a professional development course and is NOT offered for SUU credit as it does not count toward an endorsement for secondary science in Utah. Additionally, the online science courses require participants to practice science lessons in either a classroom setting or with a group of at least five individuals. In signing up for this course, you will need to be able to have weekly access to one of these two settings to complete assignments. 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. "This course is designed for current classroom educators. If you are not currently a practicing teacher or in a pre-service teacher program, please note that this course may not meet your needs." More
    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/29/17
    Credits Credits: 3 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 3 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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    IELP
    ESL: Practicum Domain 6

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    Starts Starts: 9/7/2017 7:30 AM
    Sessions Session: Online
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 100 wait spaces available
    Class Size Class size: 36 seats
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    Fine Arts: Art for the Elementary Teacher
    EDUC 5592

    This course introduces elementary and early education teachers in the area of art education. It is designed to help participants acquire knowledge of the visual arts and develop creating and responding skills necessary for implementing a balanced or comprehensive art curriculum at the elementary level. The student will gain knowledge of facts, generalizations, and skills related to content and methods of inquiry in the art domains that comprise a comprehensive visual arts education-art production (studio), art criticism, art history, aesthetics, and visual culture. The student will apply essential art knowledge and skills to develop inquiry-based pedagogy and methodology appropriate to elementary children.

    The training provided will prepare students for the elementary arts endorsement. 


    Co-Requisite: Participants must have access to a classroom of students in grades K-6 to complete the assignments.
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    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/29/17
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit and 3 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 30 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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    Fine Arts: Dance for Elementary Teachers
    EDUC 2379
    ?The dance education online course will prepare K-6 teachers to use dance

    in their classroom. Course participants will learn the fundamental elements of dance, the Utah Core and National Standards in dance, and how to apply the elements and standards in dance lesson plans. More importantly, they will understand how to apply the

    dance elements into lessons that integrate dance with other core curriculum subjects, such as math, science, social studies and language arts. As course participants learn these skills, they will have the opportunity to teach lessons of their own design.

    As a result they can witness the joy and learning that occurs with successful dance integration.


    Co-Requisite: Participants must have access to a classroom of students in grades K-6 to complete the assignments.
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    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/29/17
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit and 3 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 30 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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    Fine Arts: Drama for Elementary Teachers
    EDUC 2399
    This course is a comprehensive exploration and training experience in the use of drama-based instructional strategies (the use of kinesthetic activities, improvisation, and role play) in a variety of contexts. Through readings, discussion, lesson planning, written reflections, participants will have the opportunity to develop a practical understanding of the various skills and techniques needed to use and assess integrated drama-based instruction as an art form and as a teaching tool in a variety of contexts.


    ***Co-Requisite: Participants must have access to a classroom of students in grades K-6 to complete the assignments.***

    Please contact cathy.jenen@schools.utah.gov for questions.
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    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/29/17
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit, 3 USBE Credit , and 54 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 30 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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    Fine Arts: Drawing
    EDUC 5365
    his course introduces students to basic drawing media, techniques and concepts, with emphasis on the understanding of its formal language and the fundamentals of artistic expression. This course will emphasize drawing with experiences in both dry and wet media. Sketching will be emphasized along with skill building in drawing from still-life, landscape, and portraiture. Most assignments will be geared towards realism from direct observation; but drawing from imagination is also explored. Color theory, elements and principles, linear and aerial perspective, compositional structure, visual perception, spatial concepts, and critical thinking skills will all be emphasized extensively. The training provided will prepare students for the elementary arts endorsement.

    Required Text: The New Artist’s Manual: A Complete Guide to Painting and Drawing Materials and Techniques By Simon Jennings, San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 2006. ISBN 13: 978-0-8118-5124-4 or ISBN 10: 0-8118-5124-9 (Required text). Can be purchased used through Amazon. 

    Please contact cathy.jenen@schools.utah.gov for questions.

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    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/29/17
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit, 3 USBE Credit , and 54 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 30 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 31 seats
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    Fine Arts: Implementation, Leadership, Advocacy
    EDUC 5525
    ?This course meets the requirement in category 6 of the Elementary Arts Integration Endorsement.  Participants will explore strategies for implementation, leadership and advocacy of arts integration in the elementary school.

    This course is ONLY OPEN TO THOSE CURRENT ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS who are actively pursuing the Elementary Arts Integration Endorsement. 

  • 36 relicensure points
  • 2 semester hours SUU credit
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    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/1/17
    Credits Credits: 2 SUU Credit and 36 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 30 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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    Fine Arts: Music for Elementary Teachers
    EDUC 591
    This three-credit course is designed to prepare K-6 teachers to successfully teach and integrate music in the elementary classroom. Participants are expected to (1) improve their music skills 

    and knowledge, (2) create, collect and organize music teaching materials, and (3) develop music lessons and materials to use with their students. 

    Participants will explore music standards and fundamentals and apply them in designing age appropriate music lessons and meaningful integrated music lessons.



    This course will prepare students for the elementary music endorsement.

    Co-Requisite: Participants must have access to a classroom of students in grades K-6 to complete the assignments.



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    Dates Dates: 9/7/17 - 11/29/17
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit and 3 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 29 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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