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EDU - Education

EDU 518: Assessment for Instruction

Prerequisite(s): EDU 500; EDU 511 or permission of instructor
Exploration of aspects of assessment for teaching and instruction. The students will explore a variety of uses for assessments and a variety of assessments to meet the needs of classroom teachers. They will interpret test results; consider how to use assessment in formative and summative ways; and learn how to adapt assessments for students with a range of needs including those learning English as an additional language. The students will also consider how to create high-quality assessments.
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3.00 credits
Class #2122
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Terrell, Karen
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
May 31, 2017 - June 29, 2017:
Mon/Wed 4:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room DION 105

EDU 525: Critical Literacies

Prerequisite(s): Prerequisite EDU 511
Skills to recognize and examine everyday language and literacy repertoires of students from diverse backgrounds will be developed. The course explores topics such as popular culture, digital story-telling, multi-model literacies, including different modes of expression and communication, both in formal and informal education settings.
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3.00 credits
Class #2130
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Kayumova, Shakhnoza
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
May 31, 2017 - June 29, 2017:
Tue/Thu 4:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room DION 109

EDU 548: Class Mgmnt Disabled Students

Prerequisite(s): EDU 512
Comprehensive review of classroom management and its foundations paramount in teaching the mildly and moderately disabled. Theoretical models for understanding the behavior of children and youth, including Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Supports, along with evidence-based practices/procedures. Case studies are employed in applying theory to practice in addition to actual research focused on current classroom management issues and trends in elementary, middle, and high schools.
Section 7501: blended graduate lecture
3.00 credits
Class #8108
Cost: View tuition & fee schedule.
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Macrine, Sheila
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2017 Fall - 14-week session
September 6, 2017 - December 16, 2017:
Wed 5:00pm-7:30pm, Dartmouth - Room LARTS 119

EDU 601: Sociocult&Political Context Ed

Prerequisite(s): none
Exploration and development of both theoretical and pedagogical frameworks for engaging crucial social, cultural, and political issues related to education in local and national contexts. The course explores how dimensions of race, sex/gender and sexuality, ability, and class operate in/through schooling both at a structural level as well as at the level of classroom practice. Emphasis will be placed on issues relevant to the SouthCoast region, including urban contexts, and the diverse educational needs of this region.
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3.00 credits
Class #2131
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Kayumova, Shakhnoza
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
May 31, 2017 - June 29, 2017:
Mon/Wed 4:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room DION 109

ELP - Educational Leadership

ELP 551: Intro Ed Leadership&Pub Policy - Topic: M in Person,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): none
Introduction to educational leadership and policy theoretical environments focused in K-12 education. Concepts such as academic leadership, public policy and organizational structure, staff productivity, leadership in the change process, instruction, faculty development, and faculty personnel policies are addressed. The course will allow students to understand critically the mechanics of the educational system in order to engage and produce culture based real critical transformative leadership.
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3.00 credits
Class #2083
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Rosa, Ricardo
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Mon 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 015

ELP 561: Law and Education - Topic: Tu inPerson,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): none
Comprehensive review of the law and jurisprudence that governs public (and private) education in the United States. Topics will include an analysis of Education as a fundamental right and as a unique governmental function of the Federal and state governments; the constitutional powers, prerogatives and limitations that these governmental entities have for carrying out public education and regulate the private sector; and the rights and duties of parents, students, teachers, and administrators inside and outside the schools.
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3.00 credits
Class #2085
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Paige, Mark
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Tue 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 015

ELP 562: Human Res&Change Mgt in Ed - Topic: Th inPerson,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): none
Development of skills necessary to improve organizational effectiveness. Includes the analysis and research expertise associated with managing the demands of institutional and programmatic change. Analysis of theory-to-practice models is highlighted to support the instructional approach to this course. Students will gain advanced research competencies relevant to educational administration.
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3.00 credits
Class #2091
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017

ELP 666: PhD-Colloquium VII:Crit Issues - Topic: F in Person,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): ELP 581, 582, 583, 584, 664, 665 or permission of instructor
Exploration of the links between language ideology, language planning and inequality in the United States. Students and faculty will examine examples of successful efforts to use language policies in education to assert the rights of linguistic minorities in the United States and abroad. Case studies may be international in scope and may include cutting-edge analyses of important language policy debates relevant to us in the United States.
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1.00 credits
Class #2092
Cost: $552.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Rosa, Ricardo
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Fri 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 016

ELP 679: Crit Curric Theory&Inquiry-Ed - Topic: W in Person,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): none
Critical theory in education, how it has evolved and its impact on curriculum theory and educational thought. Current issues and trends in the field will be examined. Special attention will be paid to the interface between critical frameworks and post-structural approaches. In this seminar students will be able to explore designing research projects on educational issues using the critical theory framework analysis and methodology.
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3.00 credits
Class #2094
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Atasay, Engin
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Wed 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 007

ELP 682: Indigenous Knowledges&Methodol - Topic: W in Person,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): none
Importance of epistemological and methodological approaches other than the traditional dominant research forms will be brought to the fore. The purpose is to open up spaces for the investigation of the larger empirical and theoretical implications of alternative systems of knowledge that emerge from global indigeneity. In this seminar students will also examine the differences between research done within an indigenous context using Western methodologies and research done using indigenous methodologies which integrates indigenous voices.
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3.00 credits
Class #2095
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Paraskeva, Joao
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Wed 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 016

ELP 683: Ed Reform, Account&Achieve Gap - Topic: Tu inPerson,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): none
Students will examine the role(s) that the goal of eliminating the minority achievement gap has had throughout the ages in eliciting change and reform in contemporary American Education. They will also critically reflect on whether the focus on the minority achievement gap is still useful or whether a new paradigm shift is needed or is taking place in American schools, particularly that of benchmarking ourselves against other countries performance on educational efficacy to maintain or improve our international competitiveness and strategic advantages.
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3.00 credits
Class #2097
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Way, Kate
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Tue 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 117

ELP 691: Dissertation Seminar I - Topic: Th inPerson,+6 Hrs a Wk Online

Prerequisite(s): none
Work on a specific dissertation topic searching interconnected previous and contemporary research. The course will help students develop a formal dissertation proposal that includes a draft of all parts of the dissertation.
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3.00 credits
Class #2101
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Rosa, Ricardo
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017
Section 7502: blended graduate seminar Register Now
3.00 credits
Class #2102
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Saltman, Kenneth
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 007
Section 7503: blended graduate seminar Register Now
3.00 credits
Class #2103
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Paraskeva, Joao
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2017 Summer - Unique Session
June 1, 2017 - July 14, 2017:
Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LAW 015

ENL - English

ENL 650: Topic Profession Writing - Topic: Social Media Writing

Prerequisite(s): Graduate Standing or permission of instructor
An in-depth writing workshop focusing on various topics in professional writing. The type of writing taught during a particular semester will vary, depending on student interests, faculty research and publication, or the strengths of visiting writers. Possible topics include approaches to writing novels, short stories, screenplays or poetry, editorial, feature, how-to environmental and other forms of journalistic writing; free-lance writing; and special topics in technical and professional writing.
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3.00 credits
Class #2647
Cost: $1,356.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Deluca, Katherine
Attention Students: This course welcomes new students interested in the topic and professional writing with permission of instructor. Interested students should contact Professor Katie DeLuca, kdeluca1@umassd.edu.
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2017 Summer - 7 Week Session
June 19, 2017 - August 8, 2017:
Mon/Wed 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LARTS 101

MGT - Management

MGT 690: Special Topics - Topic: Data Entrepreneurial Decisions

Prerequisite(s): none
An opportunity for the faculty to propose a course and teach it as an elective to students who express interest in a particular subject. Topics will vary and be announced before registration is completed in the previous semester, may be repeated with change of content.
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3.00 credits
Class #3273
Cost: $1,833.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Karlson, Peter
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2017 Summer - 7 Week Session
June 19, 2017 - August 8, 2017:
Tue/Thu 5:00pm-6:15pm, Dartmouth - Room CCB-240

MNE - Mechanical Engineering

MNE 220: Engineering Thermodynam I - Topic: 3 Face to Face Exams in Person

Prerequisite(s): CHM 153 or CHM 151, and MTH 114 or MTH 112
General Education Requirement: Natural Science Technology
The fundamental concepts and basic principles of classical thermodynamics. The Zeroth, First and Second laws of thermodynamics are formulated with recourse to empirical observations and then expressed in precise mathematical language. These laws are applied to a wide range of engineering problems. The properties of pure substances are described using equations of state and surfaces of state. Reversible processes in gases are analyzed by means of the First and Second laws. A representative sampling of engineering applications is discussed and analyzed.
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3.00 credits
Class #3058
Cost: $1,236.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Laoulache, Raymond
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2017 Summer - 1st 5 Week Session
June 13, 2017 - July 13, 2017

NUR - Nursing

NUR 605: Statistical Analysis of Data

Prerequisite(s): NUR Graduate Standing
Focus on exploring, organizing, and presenting quantitative data. Emphasis is on practical application of statistical methods for use in nursing practice. Topics include normal distributions, descriptive statistics and t-tests. Specific statistical models presented include analysis of variance (ANOVA), analysis of covariance (ANCOVA), repeated measures ANOVA, simple linear regression, and logistic regression. Students will utilize and interpret statistical computer software outputs and draw statistical conclusions based on the data.
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3.00 credits
Class #2515
Cost: $1,395.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Chung, Joohyn
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2017 Summer - Maymester
May 22, 2017 - June 9, 2017:
Tue/Thu 4:00pm-7:00pm, Dartmouth - Room DION 101

PSY - Psychology

PSY 205: Statistics for Psychology

Prerequisite(s): PSY 101 and PSY majors only
General Education Requirement: Information Computer Literacy
An introduction to analysis of quantitative data in psychology, including probability, descriptive statistics, correlation and regression, analysis of variance and data analysis by computer.
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4.00 credits
Class #2878
Cost: $1,530.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Crowe, Christina
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2017 Summer - 7 Week Session
June 19, 2017 - August 8, 2017:
Mon/Wed 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LARTS 102

PSY 525: Implement Behavior Analysis

Prerequisite(s): Graduate Status, Department Permission, and PSY 509
Clinical practice of applied behavior analysis in a variety of educational and human service settings will be covered. Topics include the consultation process, functional behavior in schools, ethics of practice, staff training and behavioral education in schools. Applications for children who do not have developmental disabilities will be covered. Part of the educational qualifications required to sit for the behavior analysis certification examination.
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3.00 credits
Class #2880
Cost: $1,575.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Instructor: Dubard, Melanie
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2017 Summer - 7 Week Session
June 19, 2017 - August 8, 2017:
Tue/Thu 5:00pm-8:00pm, Dartmouth - Room LARTS 102

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