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  • Activities to Promote the Teaching and Learning of Foreign Languages

    Location:

    A-712 Wells Hall at MSU

    MSUUnit/Partners: U.S. Department of Education; College of Arts and Letters at MSU

    Description:

    MSU's Center for Language Education And Research (CLEAR) offers several programs that promote the teaching and learning of foreign languages to foreign language educators, such as professional development workshops and development materials. CLEAR, and nearly 20 other campus departments, sponsor a World Language Day for high school students, teachers, administrators, and parents to come to campus for a full-day conference on world language experiences, opportunities, cultures, and globalization. It is completely free to all participants.

  • American Sign Language Online Instruction Courses

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    Signing Online offers a series of four ASL (American Sign Language) courses that will give you the basic skills to become fluent in ASL. In ASL, the hands communicate by forming signs, which have meaning just like spoken words in English. ASL also means learning how to express yourself using your eyes, face and movements and body movements. The course also provides valuable information and insights for communicating with deaf and hearing impaired individuals.

  • Assessment in a Proficiency-Based Language Classroom (June 2017)

    Dates:

    Monday, June 26, 2017 - Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Location:

    B-135 Wells Hall, 619 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    Are you teaching for proficiency but still giving discrete-point grammar tests? At a loss for determining if your students are meeting proficiency goals? Just interested in better ways to assess your students’ proficiency? If so, this is the workshop for you! In this three-day foray into ways of assessing proficiency, we will look at not only how to develop better formal tests, but also how to integrate oral instruments like can-do statements and oral proficiency interviews (OPIs). Further, we will discuss how testing fits in with the ACTFL standards and what levels of proficiency can be realistically attained in both standard high school and university programs. As participants, you are encouraged to bring assessments that you have used in the past as this will be a hands-on workshop on developing proficiency-based assessments. Continuing Education Units offered.

  • Center for Language Education And Research (CLEAR) Webinars

    Description:

    CLEAR at Michigan State University offers Webinars that are online workshops for language teachers. Unlike many webinars, the modules are interactive and focus on specific topics of interest to language teachers. Webinars are largely self-directed and self-paced, but a facilitator will be available to answer questions as participants need additional help.

    Unlike face-to-face workshops, the on-demand format of webinars accommodates your busy schedule. The webinars are designed to be modular, so you can complete a webinar in a single block of time (between one and six hours, with most of them being three hours). Get relevant, useful professional development when you need it.

  • Child Development Laboratories

    Location:

    • East Lansing Campus: 325 W. Grand River, East Lansing, MI 48823
    • Haslett Campus: 5750 Academic Way, Haslett, MI 48840

    Description:

    The MSU Child Development Laboratories (CDL) offers programming to children eighteen months to five years of age. We offer half-day academic year preschool as well as full-day, year-round preschool. 

    The CDL takes an active role in outreach, welcoming practitioners from across the state, country, and world to visit the labs, sharing information about their work in supporting children's development in all domains, and modeling exemplary practice in support of children's social development.  Students and Early Childhood professionals benefit by the exemplary research-driven program within which university students can observe and practice developing skills; being included in a comprehensive Early Childhood educational program, which includes integration of literacy across the domains, the use of anti-bias curriculum, and advocacy for children; being supported in his or her professional development in an emotionally safe environment; and receiving written and oral feedback.  

    Students are supported in their professional development through conference presentations. Staff share their expertise through workshops, publications, and observational tours of their classrooms. Teachers can also complete their required number of hours for their Early Childhood Endorsement (ZS) at the Child Development Laboratories.

  • Choral Music Experience Institute (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 19-23, M,T,W,Th,F, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Location:

    MSU Community Music School, 4930 S. Hagadorn Road, East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    The CME annual course will include opportunities for conducting study, master classes, score study, principles of vocal development, and rehearsal strategies. The in-residence choir will be the MSU Children’s and Youth Choirs, prepared by Director Kyle Zeuch. Students may register for either MSU credit or CME certification for professional development credit, Levels 1-3. Registration information and options can be viewed at the Choral Music Experience Institute website. 

    • MUS 891, sec 303 (1-2 credits)
  • Early Childhood (ZS) Endorsement Evening, Late Summer, and Condensed Program

    Location:

    14 Human Ecology Building, MSU, East Lansing, MI, 48824.

    Application: Apply either as a Lifelong Education student or as a Master's candidate in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Information about the Lifelong Education program and the application process may be found online: http://admissions.msu.edu/apply.asp

    Description:

    The Early Childhood General and Special Education (ZS- formerly ZA) Endorsement is an authorization to teach in any school program preceding or including kindergarten. The courses taken to meet the requirements are part of a planned program and can be used for continuing certification in Michigan. These revised standards reflect the knowledge and skills to teach children from birth to age 8 in general education settings, as well as significant knowledge and skills for teaching children with special needs.  Teachers may apply as Lifelong Education students or as Master's candidates in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. The sequenced courses in the 26 credit ZS program are offered in evening and summer sessions, and can be done in as little as three summers if the prerequisite is done.

  • Early Education and Child Welfare Services: Working Together (June 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

    Location:

    Country Inn & Suites East by Carlson 3251 Deposit Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

    Description:

    For children in the child welfare system, a disproportionate number of them have little to no exposure to early education services. This training will work with participants to identify the struggles and successes of combining the child welfare system with early education. Additionally, this training will provide tangible and real-world solutions to creating an improved team environment for all involved in a child’s case.
    Available CECHs: 3.0

  • Educational Technology (NP) Endorsement

    Location:

    The courses can be completed in hybrid format (online and on MSU's campus); fully online; or oversees

    Description:

    For students in the State of Michigan who are K12 educators, the Educational Technology (NP) Endorsement can be added to either an elementary or secondary certificate. Teachers holding this endorsement are considered well-prepared to teach introductory computer-related classes for which no specific endorsement is needed. These classes include (but are not limited to) — Computers, Computer Literacy, Keyboarding, Word Processing, Computer Applications, Web Design, and Introduction to the Internet.  The NP Endorsement consists of the seven courses; they do not have to be taken in sequence and can be completed online, hybrid, or overseas.

  • Educational Technology Certificate Program (Online, Hybrid, and Oversees)

    Location:

    Hybrid: face to face and online; overseas; online

    Description:

    This graduate-level credential in technology integration prepares educators who work with students in a range of educational settings to help students become powerful digital-age thinkers, makers and problem solvers. In just one or two semesters, you will acquire foundational knowledge and skills that will transform your thinking about how, why and when to integrate a range of digital technologies to support student learning.

    We give you choices that fit your needs. You can take classes online. Our hybrid summer cohort blends face-to-face and online learning. Our overseas program offers four weeks of face-to-face learning.

    The Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology:

    • 9 credits, 3 courses – CEP 810, CEP 811, CEP 812
    • signifies that students have foundations in theories and practices of technology integration  in educational settings
    • can be completed as a stand-alone credential or as a part of the MAET degree program or other university degree programs.
  • Educational Technology Masters Degree Program: Hybrid Format (July - August 2017)

    Dates:

    • On Campus at MSU: Monday, July 10 through Friday, July 21 (Weekends Excluded)
    • Online: Saturday, July 22 through Thursday, August 17
    • Back for Final Celebration Day at MSU: Friday, August 18

    Location:

    Classroom component located on campus in East Lansing, MI

    Description:

    Each summer, two cohorts of educators are welcomed to MSU's campus for two weeks of  face-to-face learning. After these two on-campus weeks, students return home to complete four more weeks of learning with their cohorts online. At the end of the summer, all students return to campus for one day to present their best work, and to share in celebrations of their successes. The cohort model allows students to forge strong professional connections to a group of colleagues who are working through a common set of courses together.

  • Educational Technology Masters Degree Program: Online Format

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    The Master of Arts in Educational Technology prepares teachers, administrators, and other educational professionals for the thoughtful use of technologies to support teaching and learning in a range of educational environments. The program draws on current theories of learning and development to understand the role of technology in learning and instruction. To complete the MAET degree you need 30-credits (10 courses.) We offer the Master’s in Educational Technology (MAET) completely online. Educational professionals from all over the globe are a part of the MAET online community.  After completing the Educational Technology Certificate students apply to the MAET Online degree program. Once admitted students are required to take:

    •     CEP 800: Learning in School and Other Settings
    •     CEP 807: Capstone in Educational Technology
    •     CEP 815: Technology and Leadership **
    •     CEP 820: Teaching K-12 Students Online **
    •     CEP 822: Approaches to Educational Research

    ** (if interested in the NP Endorsement)

    and 2 elective courses from:

    •     CEP 805: Learning Mathematics with Technology
    •     CEP 806: Learning Science with Technology
    •     CEP 813: Electronic Portfolios for Teaching & Learning
    •     CEP 816: Technology, Teaching, and Learning Across the Curriculum
    •     CEP 817: Learning Technology Through Design
    •     CEP 882: The Nature and Design of Compelling Experiences

    After being admitted to the program, you will meet with your advisor to devise a program plan outlining your schedule of courses.

  • Graduate Certificate in Teaching & Learning (Focus on Working with Adult Learners)

    Location:

    All courses, with the exception of EAD 871, are administered online.

    Description:

    The Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning assists professionals in responding to the increasingly complex and diversifying social and cultural contexts for adult learners. The course offerings facilitate an overall understanding of learning in adulthood and what implications this knowledge holds for helping adults learn in postsecondary institutions, organizations, and in the broader society. To fulfill the requirements of this Graduate Certificate, students must complete a total of nine credit hours which is equivalent to three courses.  All students are required to take EAD 861: Adult Learning, leaving them the option of selecting two courses from the remaining six available.

  • Increasing Proficiency Through World Language Core Practices (June 2017)

    Dates:

    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Location:

    B-135 Wells Hall, 619 Red Cedar Road, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    Looking to up your proficiency game? World Language Core Practices, recently published by ACTFL, are research-supported “teacher moves” that support language learners in gaining proficiency. The practices include using the target language, providing interpersonal communication tasks, employing functional goals and objectives, teaching grammar use in context, using authentic texts, and providing appropriate feedback. Participants in this full-day workshop will explore the reasoning behind World Language Core Practices, and the how-to of using them, and planning for nurturing more proficient world language students. Continuing Education Units offered.

  • Jazz Pedagogy Summer Course (June 2017)

    Dates:

    June 20-22, T,W,Th, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

    Location:

    103 Music Practice Building, East Lansing, MI  48824

    Description:

    MSU Jazz Studies faculty*: Rodney Whitaker, professor of jazz studies Etienne Charles, associate professor of jazz trumpet Xavier Davis, associate professor of jazz piano Michael Dease, assistant professor of jazz trombone Randy Gelispie, instructor of jazz drums Randy Napoleon, assistant professor of jazz guitar Diego Rivera, associate professor of jazz studies, saxophone and improvisation.

    Exploring four important aspects of jazz pedagogy; improvisation, big band techniques, instrument technique and jazz combos--while examining jazz in blues based traditions. Class is held in conjunction with the MSU Big Band Symposium.  * Faculty members listed above will teach the technique class for their instrument. 

    • MUS 891 sec. 304 [2 credits]
  • LERN: K-12 Teacher Series: Generational Learning Styles

    Dates:

    Online from April 7, 2014 - May 2, 2014

    Description:

    MSU Alumni Association offers this online course for K-12 educators.  Your students learn differently than you do. Find out how to help your students learn more. Then discover something new about yourself. Come away with our top 20 generational techniques for helping your students learn.

    Optional 1.0 graduate credit for each course is awarded by the School of Education at the University of South Dakota, a nationally recognized university and academic pioneer in distance learning.   After you register for your course, you pay the additional fee of just $40 to the University of South Dakota for the awarding and processing of your graduate credit.


     

  • LERN: K-12 Teachers Series: Gender in the Classroom

    Dates:

    Online from March 3, 2014 - March 28, 2014

    Description:

    MSU Alumni Association offers this online course for K-12 educators.  Discover how girls and boys learn differently. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and 10 top tips for helping boys learn more. Get research data not available anywhere else.

    Optional 1.0 graduate credit for each course is awarded by the School of Education at the University of South Dakota, a nationally recognized university and academic pioneer in distance learning.   After you register for your course, you pay the additional fee of just $40 to the University of South Dakota for the awarding and processing of your graduate credit.


     

  • LERN: K-12 Teachers Series: Online Teaching and Learning

    Dates:

    Online from March 3, 2014 - March 28, 2014

    Description:

    MSU Alumni Association offers this online course for K-12 educators.  This course will show you why and how your students learn online in this course specifically for K-12 teachers. Find out about all the wonderful eTools being used, from drag-and-drop games to virtual labs.  Then find out how you can begin to use the web in your own teaching.

    Optional 1.0 graduate credit for each course is awarded by the School of Education at the University of South Dakota, a nationally recognized university and academic pioneer in distance learning.   After you register for your course, you pay the additional fee of just $40 to the University of South Dakota for the awarding and processing of your graduate credit.


     

  • LERN: K-12 Teachers Series: Using Cell Phones in the Classroom

    Dates:

    Online from April 7, 2014 - May 2, 2014

    Description:

    MSU Alumni Association offers this online course for K-12 educators.  “Class, turn your cell phones - on!”  Most of your students have cell phones, and now you can use this valuable tool in your classroom to engage and involve your students more in their learning. Discover how to implement cell phones in your classroom from a teacher who has done it successfully. Come away with a step-by-step how-to plan on enhancing your students’ learning, and your teaching.

    Optional 1.0 graduate credit for each course is awarded by the School of Education at the University of South Dakota, a nationally recognized university and academic pioneer in distance learning.   After you register for your course, you pay the additional fee of just $40 to the University of South Dakota for the awarding and processing of your graduate credit.


     

  • Master of Arts in Education (Online Program)

    Location:

    Online

    Description:

    MSU's College of Education offers the Master of Arts in Education, an online program designed for experienced educators who are interested in enhancing their professional practice by studying advanced professional expertise related to teaching, learning, and leadership in P - 16 schools. Through elective sequences of learning opportunities, students will develop one or two concentrations that focus on selected areas such as special education, technology and learning, school leadership, literacy education, and science and mathematics education. This flexible program is ideal for students who wish to engage in inquiry and learning that will contribute to exemplary educational practices.

    Please note that this program is not designed to provide State of Michigan endorsement or certification.

     

    Curriculum

     

    The program is comprised of 30 semester credits, which are approved by the student’s academic advisor after admission to the program. The requirements for the program must be completed within five years, and are distributed as follows:

    1. Completion of 9 credits of core requirements in: Educational Inquiry, Interpretation and Criticism, and a Capstone/ Synthesis course.

    2. Completion of 9 credits (minimum) in one of five areas of concentration: Special Education, Technology and Learning, K-12 and Postsecondary School Leadership, Literacy Education, and Science and Mathematics education.

    3. A minimum of 9 additional credits in a second area of concentration or in areas approved by the student’s academic advisor.

    4. A minimum of 3 credits in electives approved by the student’s academic advisor.

    5. Successful completion and exhibition of an online portfolio.

    Please refer to the Schedule of Courses to locate the correct course section, as well as the current course offerings. Off-campus courses are designated as sections 701-729; online courses are designated as sections 730-739; overseas courses are designated as sections 750-799.

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