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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: 217 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, 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: 256 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Blended Learning in the Classroom
IELP 5355-375
The focus of this course will be understanding the different blended learning models and frameworks. These will be explained and modeled in class in order to guide participants in understanding and developing their own blended learning materials. This course is designed to consist of two in-person sessions with 2-4 weeks between each. This will allow the participant time to work on concepts, principles, course materials and apply them in their classroom. There will also be online work between classes that will consist of readings, discussions, and using the blended learning models and frameworks in practice. Day two will allow for reflection and group discussion and go more in detail on the different models/frameworks and digital tools that fit best with blended learning. In the end, participants will create a blended unit/lesson plan that follows the blended learning models and frameworks.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Define Blended Learning
  • Become familiar with different blended learning models and frameworks
  • Develop a plan for implementing blended learning
  • Evaluate current practices and determine how to apply to blended learning frameworks
  • Determine which digital tools fit best with blended learning models
  • Develop a delivery method for online content
Course Overview
This course consists of two days in-person and about 15 hours of online coursework between the first and last day of class.

Prerequisites
  • You must be currently teaching to take this course.
Things to Bring
  • Laptop (optional)
  • Tablet or iPad (optional)
  • Curriculum for lesson plan
Final Assessment
Participants will develop a blended learning lesson using the model, framework and digital tools of their choice.  Lesson should allow for student choice and pace as well as option for differentiation.

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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Starts Starts: 6/15/2018 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Location Location:
Status Status: Closed
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
Closed Enrollment
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 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: 9/7/2017 - 8/31/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
Location Location:
Status Status: 245 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Community Mapping (CMaP) Workshop
IELP 5925-365
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. 

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 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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    Starts Starts: 7/30/2018 8:30 AM
    Sessions Sessions: 5
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit, 3 USBE Credit , and 45 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 8 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
    FLHD 2700
    This course teaches principles necessary for individual to act as informed, educated and responsible citizens in the financial realm. It promotes critical thinking, problem solving, and action on the part of each student. It includes experiences designed to assist the student in applying the principles discussed. More
    Starts Starts: 9/6/2018 8:30 AM
    Sessions Session: Online
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 24 wait spaces available
    Class Size Class size: 30 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.

    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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    Starts Starts: 8/9/2018 8:30 AM
    Sessions Sessions: 2
    Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 1 wait space 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.

    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: 8/7/2018 8:30 AM
    Sessions Sessions: 2
    Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 3 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.

    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: 8/16/2018 8:30 AM
    Sessions Sessions: 2
    Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 18 open seats left
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
    Driver Education: Law and Policy
    IELP 5465-380
    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. 

    Disclaimer: This course must have 15 or more registered in order to carry.

    2 SUU credit Hours
    or
    2 USOE credits
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    Dates Dates: 9/06/2018 - 12/06/2018
    Credits Credits: 2 SUU Credit and 2 USBE Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 27 wait spaces available
    Class Size Class size: 30 seats
    General Financial Literacy Methods & Resources
    IELP 5165-390
    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: 9/6/2018 - 11/28/2018
    Credits Credits: 3 SUU Credit
    Location Location:
    Status Status: 1 wait space available
    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, 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:
    • 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.
    • 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: 1/11/2018 - 8/31/2018
    Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit, 1 USBE Credit , and 15 Certificate Credits
    Location Location:
    Class Size Class size: 500 seats
    Class full
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