ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
This online course is designed to examine adolescent development, from both the theoretical and practical perspectives. Various theories of learning and human development will be explored, in relation to adolescents (i.e. youth aged twelve and older). The cognitive, social, emotional, physical, moral, and motivational domains will be examined in order to provide a comprehensive, integrative approach to working with adolescents in secondary schools. Course participants will also examine various models for secondary education that are consistent with 21st century teaching and learning. Through research-based readings, case studies, conceptual designs, discussions, and theoretical analyses, course participants will develop a thorough understanding of the developmental processes that affect the decisions, behaviors, and learning outcomes of adolescents. In turn, participants will be better positioned to positively impact the learning, development, and achievement of secondary school students.
MEETING DATES: June 11- June 22, 2018
Courses will be available 24 hours a day online during that time; login info will be emailed by 9AM on the course start date
LOCATION: Courses to be conducted online using Canvas.
AUDIENCE: K-12 Educators
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Edward Myers
MAX CLASS SIZE: 20
CREDITS: Three (3) Continuing Professional Education (CPE) graduate credit (90 Act 48 Hours). May count towards Level II Certification and Master’s Equivalency.
Note: This is NOT a University Level Graduate Course
COURSES WILL NOT BE MARKED COMPLETED AND CREDIT WILL NOT BE AWARDED PRIOR TO A COURSE ENDING DATE.
FEE: (charged approximately two weeks prior to start date) – $472
PAYMENT OPTIONS: Credit Card Only
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