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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, 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
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Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 393 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
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Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 412 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Blended Learning Methods
IELP 5355-370
Participants will learn about the different blended learning models and frameworks and how best to use digital tools in order to successfully integrate technology in the classroom. This course is designed to give participants an understanding of blended teaching and learning in order to convert past and new lessons to blended learning unit and lesson plans. Participants will learn about digital tools and how best to integrate them with their curriculum and the blended learning models and frameworks.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Define blended learning
  • Create a lesson plan using a blended learning models and framework
  • Convert a pre-existing lesson plan to a blended learning model
  • Explain different blended learning frameworks and how to use them
  • Determine which digital tools to add to enhance lesson plans
  • Evaluate how to infuse blended learning into current teaching methods
Final Assessment
Participants will create a unit/lesson plan using the blended learning model and framework of their choice.  These lesson plans will be shared and other participants will give feedback to help them develop an optimal blended learning lesson plan.

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: 2/28/2019 - 4/10/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Class Size Class size: 25 seats
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Canvas for K-5 Classrooms
IELP 5455-370
In this course, participants will be introduced to the basics of Canvas and how it can work effectively in a K-5 classroom. Elements of organization, communication, assignments, and grades will be addressed in regards to how this tool can be productively used to blend your classroom and use technology to engage students and increase learning.

Flex Course Option:
Experience learning with the best of both worlds, online and in-person. Flex courses allow you to spend one day in the UEN lab and complete the remainder of the course online.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
  • Navigate Canvas, add files, add modules, and create a content page
  • Change navigation settings for their students and create a visual homepage
  • Utilize Canvas as a communication tool through inbox, calendar, and announcements, and will understand roles (student, teacher, observer, designer, TA, etc.)
  • Engage students through online discussion and understand the different ways that students can respond; text, video and audio
  • Create an assignment and understand settings and options, attach rubric to assignment and utilize speedgrader
  • Adjust quiz settings, create question bank questions and utilize quizzes for elementary age students
Prerequisites
  • Basic computer skills
Final Assessment
Participants will write a 1-2 page reflection about their current method of teaching, how they'd like to implement Canvas into their teaching, and how they may (or may not) have changed their general teaching philosophies after participating in this six week course.

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Starts Starts: 4/27/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 2 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
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.

Flex Course Option:
Experience learning with the best of both worlds, online and in-person. Flex courses allow you to spend one day in the UEN lab and complete the remainder of the course online.

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.
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Starts Starts: 3/23/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 13 wait spaces available
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
Cloud Classrooms with Chromebooks
IELP 5620-365
Bring the Cloud to your Classroom! This 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. 

Chromebooks
Participants may bring their own Chromebook or use a Chromebook provided by UEN in class.

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.
Flex Course Option: 
Experience learning with the best of both worlds, online and in-person. Flex courses allow you to spend one day in the lab and complete the remainder of the course online.

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Starts Starts: 3/16/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Session: 1
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 4 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 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.
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Dates Dates: 9/6/2018 - 8/31/2019
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 378 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 500 seats
Part Four
This is the registration for Part Four.

**Note: This is a self paced course without direct facilitation by an instructor.

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 4 - May 30)
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Starts Starts: 4/4/2019 12:00 AM
Sessions Session: Online
Credits Credits: 3 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 100 wait spaces available
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.

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Starts Starts: 5/1/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 7 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.

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Starts Starts: 3/27/2019 8:30 AM
Sessions Sessions: 2
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 17 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 30 seats
Digital Portfolios for College and Career Readiness
IELP 5514-370
Help prepare your students for future endeavors in both the academic and professional setting by developing a digital portfolio. In this course we will explore resources for college and career research, resume writing, and college entrance essay writing practice. We will conclude by learning how to build a digital portfolio to showcase student achievement.

Expected Learning Outcomes
At the conclusion of this course participants should be able to:
Outline the reasons students should use a digital portfolio for college and career readiness and what to include in a portfolio
  • Direct students towards new resources for college research, improving college admissions writing, and preparing for the ACT exam
  • Direct students towards new resources for career research, preparing for industry certification exams, finding a job, and writing a resume
  • Use Google Sites or Weebly to create a web based digital portfolio highlighting student projects, coursework, writing samples and service projects
  • Use Portfolium.com to create a searchable digital portfolio to attract industry recruiters
  • Create a professional digital portfolio to highlight their skillset, accomplishments and accolades.
Prerequisites
  • Basic computer and internet skills
Final Assessment
Create a professional digital portfolio including evidence to demonstrate your success and goal achievement over the past year. 

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: 2/28/2019 - 4/10/2018
Credits Credits: 1 SUU Credit and 1 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 1 open seat left
Class Size Class size: 25 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: 05/09/2019 - 07/31/2019
Credits Credits: 2 SUU Credit and 2 USBE Credit
Location Location:
Status Status: 44 open seats left
Class Size Class size: 45 seats
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