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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, 2018.  All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2018.

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
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.
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Dates Dates: 12/1/2017 - 8/31/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 476 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
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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, 2018.  All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2018.

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
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.
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Dates Dates: 12/1/2017 - 08/31/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 480 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
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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, 2018.  All coursework in this MOOC must be completed by August 31, 2018.

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.

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: 9/7/2017 - 8/31/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 445 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 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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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: 1/11/18 - 4/4/18
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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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: 1/11/18 - 4/4/18
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: 1/11/18 - 3/8/18
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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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: 1/11/18 - 4/4/18
Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit and 3 USBE Credit
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: 1/11/18 - 3/3/18
    Credits Credits: 2 SUU Credit and 2 USBE Credit
    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: 1/11/18 - 4/4/18
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit and 3 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 24 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 24 seats
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    Fine Arts: Orientation to Arts Integration in Utah's Elementary Schools
    EDUC 5520
    ?Orientation to the effective integration of arts instruction into Utah schools. This course is designed to serve as the orientation to the Elementary Arts Integration Endorsement.  Students in this course will: understand and recognize what is and is not arts integration;
    understand the powerful impact of arts integration by reviewing the research; learn of the arts learning resources available in the state; and understand how to proceed in pursuing the endorsement.

  • 36 relicensure points
  • 2 semester hours SUU credit
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    Dates Dates: 1/11/18 - 3/8/18
    Credits Credits: 2 SUU Credit and 2 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 30 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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    Fine Arts: Painting
    EDUC 5360
    This course introduces students to classical and contemporary painting, techniques and concepts, with emphasis on the understanding of its formal language and the fundamentals of artistic expression. Even though previous painting experience is not a prerequisite for this course, it is recommended that students have had drawing and/or art foundation coursework. This course will emphasize oil painting with experiences in both watercolor and acrylics. Painting from still-life, landscape, and portraiture will be geared towards realism; at the same time, various other painting styles could be explored. Color theory, linear perspective, compositional structure, figure/ground relationships, visual perception, spatial concepts, and critical thinking skills will all be emphasized extensively. The training provided will prepare students for the elementary arts endorsement.

    Co-Requisite: Participant must have completed the Fine Arts: Drawing course before taking this course. 

    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: 1/11/18 - 4/4/18
    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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