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Educational Leadership

The M.Ed. in Educational Leadership program is a cohort program designed to prepare candidates to become school administrators in Alaska. 

This program will prepare candidates for the challenges and opportunities inherent in assuming roles as educational leaders in public schools.

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Master of Education: Educational Leadership

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours36
Major Requirements36

Major Requirements

EDS627Educational Research3
EDS637Introduction to Educational Leadership9
EDS638Curriculum and Instruction Leadership I3
EDS639Curriculum and Instruction Leadership II3
EDS690Educational Leadership II9
EDS691Internship in Educational Leadership I, II6
EDS698Master’s Research Project or Portfolio3
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ED Classes: Fall - 2015


An orientation to the teaching profession, including teacher training, employment opportunities, professional growth, education philosophy and teaching effectiveness. Introduction to issues confronting educators: integrating special needs students, selection of appropriate teaching materials, curriculum and lesson planning, and constructive teacher-student interaction.

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77332JD1Alberta Jones
DISTELIVE
Monday
6:00p - 7:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call 1-907-796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Provides an overview of applied technology in K-12 education. Topics include the use of tool software, telecommunications, computer-assisted instruction, and multimedia in the classroom. Also addresses classroom management technology. Concepts learned in class will be applied in practice.

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77333JD1Lee Graham
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. No text. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online.

Tuition and fees: $570 (additional charges may apply)

Explores how children learn language, similarities and differences between first and second language acquisition, how culture influences language and literacy development, and how language is taught. Course tracks language acquisition from birth through the school years.

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77334JD1Karen Iris
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
6:00p - 8:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to current philosophies of art education for elementary and middle-school students. Skills and techniques needed for teachers to provide effective art programs.

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77335JD1Katy Spangler
DISTAUDIO
Thursday
6:00p - 7:00p
9/3 - 10/1

Audio: call 1-800-570-3591 pin 3681916. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail and DVD player. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call 1-907-796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $230 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to current philosophies in physical education for elementary and middle-school students. Skills and techniques needed by elementary school teachers to provide a sound physical education program.

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77336JD1Kelly Mccormick
DISTELIVE
Thursday
6:00p - 7:00p
10/8 - 11/5

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $230 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to the current theories of music instruction. Skills and techniques needed by elementary and middle-school teachers to provide an effective music program.

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77337JD1Robin Hopper
DISTELIVE
Thursday
6:00p - 7:30p
11/12 - 12/10

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $230 (additional charges may apply)

Principles, methods and materials of drama at the elementary and middle-school levels. A wide variety of creative activities basic to curricula is explored. Includes the use of drama in standards-based curriculum planning and assessment for a diverse student population.

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77338JD1Roblin Davis
DISTELIVE
Monday
5:00p - 6:00p
10/26 - 11/23

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $230 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to current philosophies and practices in health education for elementary and middle-school students. Knowledge and skills needed for teachers to provide effective health education.

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77339JD1Alberta Jones
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
5:00p - 6:00p
9/1 - 9/29

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $230 (additional charges may apply)

Study learning theories by examining accounts from educational psychology and the original writings of leading learning theorists. Special emphasis is placed on the curricular, instructional, and assessment practices that are promoted by these different learning theories.

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77340JD1Jeffrey Lofthus
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
6:00p - 7:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Investigation of the major concepts and issues in multicultural education with emphasis on the dimensions of content integration, knowledge construction, prejudice reduction, equity pedagogy, and empowering school culture. Includes issues regarding the education of Alaska Natives with attention to cultural standards.

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76737KD1Brandon Chapman
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Delivered via web. requires access to email and MSWord. Registration ends October 9. In order to earn a final grade or an incomplete, all lessons with the exception of the final project must be submitted by December 4. Students who have completed all lessons will be given until March 4 to submit the final project. Students registering after September 25 must contact the instructor immediately to discuss a course completion timeline. View course information at UASOnline. Students must order books; go to http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm for book information. Call 1-888-550-6177 with questions or for registration information. This course meets the State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development certification requirement for Multicultural Education.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Developmentally appropriate methods for guiding students' development of literacy skills K-8, as outlined in national, state, and local standards. Development of literacy skills and strategies within the context of developing the written language, thinking processes, and appropriate assessment integral to teaching. Integration of subject areas and technology to enhance literacy.

Prerequisite: Admission to BA Elementary Education major or permission from program director.

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77342JD1Patricia Janicek
DISTELIVE
Monday
6:00p - 8:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $920 (additional charges may apply)

Inquiry approach to the themes of social studies and the methods of eliciting thinking and knowledge development. Creating curricular units based on standards. Integration of subject areas and technology to enhance learning.

Prerequisite: Admission to BA Elementary Education major or permission from program director.

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77343JD1Jeffrey Lofthus
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
2:00p - 3:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $460 (additional charges may apply)

Methods of teaching math. Reading processes in mathematics, and methods to foster student understanding of the major concepts and procedures of mathematical topics as outlined in national, state, and local standards. Teaching to diverse populations and accommodating all students. Integration of subject areas and technology to enhance learning.

Prerequisite: Admission to BA Elementary Education major or permission from program director.

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77344JD1Virgil Fredenberg
DISTELIVE
Monday
1:10p - 4:10p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Course delivered synchronously through Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $690 (additional charges may apply)

Methods of teaching science. Inquiry processes in science, foster understanding of fundamental concepts in physical, life, earth and space science, and science process. Teaching to diverse populations and accommodating all students. Integration of subject areas and technology to enhance the learning.

Prerequisite: Admission to BA Elementary Education major or permission from program director.

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77345JD1Alberta Jones
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
10:00a - 11:00a
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. If unfamiliar in using Elluminate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $460 (additional charges may apply)

Supervised teaching in elementary or secondary schools. The department may limit registration, determine assignments, and prescribe the number of teaching hours required.

Prerequisite: Admission to student teaching, 3.0 GPA in professional education sequence. *Fall semester student teaching requires formal application by March 15 of previous spring semester. Spring semester student teaching requires formal application by

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77389J01Jill Burkert
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Juneau BA Special Education senior students only and department approval required to register. Fee note: The local supervision fee applies. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $2100 (additional charges may apply)

Supervised teaching in elementary or secondary schools. The department may limit registration, determine assignments, and prescribe the number of teaching hours required.

Prerequisite: Admission to student teaching, 3.0 GPA in professional education sequence. *Fall semester student teaching requires formal application by March 15 of previous spring semester. Spring semester student teaching requires formal application by

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77346JD1Jill Burkert
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Non-Juneau BA Special Education senior students only and department approval required to register. Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $2670 (additional charges may apply)

Practicum in an elementary school classroom. Observation of development, cultural and cognitive diversity Application of teaching and assessment of instructional strategies and curricular development. Experience with behavioral management of individuals and groups and the relationship to classroom community. Supervised by faculty member and classroom teacher.

Prerequisite: Admission to BA Elementary Education major or permission from program director.

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77347J01Alberta Jones
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Juneau BA Elementary Education senior students only and department approval required to register. Fee note: The local supervision fee applies. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $720 (additional charges may apply)

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77348JD1Alberta Jones
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Non-Juneau BA Elementary Education senior students only and department approval required in order to register. Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1290 (additional charges may apply)

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77390JD3Jeffrey Lofthus
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Non-Juneau BA Elementary Education senior students only and department approval required to register. Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1290 (additional charges may apply)

The Marine Safety Instructor Course is a comprehensive, hands-on US Coast Guard approved course designed for anyone interested in teaching marine safety and survival to commercial fishermen, professional mariners, school teachers, children government agency personnel or others. Students learn up-to-date safety and survival information for both the water and cold weather environments, complete a F/V Drill Instructor course and practice teach.

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79756T01Jerry Dzugan
SITKA
Sun, Tue - Sat
8:00a - 6:00p
9/22 - 9/27

Tuition and fees: $90 (additional charges may apply)

Reaching Cold Water Safety and Survival is designed to provide teachers and other youth educators with the information they need to teach children and young adults to play and work safely in and around cold water. Participants are taught using sample exercises from Alaska Marine Safety Education Association's (AMSEA's) extensive K-12 curriculum. Although this curriculum covers cold water safety and survival, small boat safety and survival, and land safety and survival, it is only the cold water safety and survival covered in this course. Students work on their own time throughout the week but are expected to turn in weekly assignments and interact with their classmates on the Discussion Board.

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79759TD1Marian Allen
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Total cost of this graduate level course (ED 593) is $26.00 for two university credits. This includes a $130.00 course fee paid directly to AMSEA and $130 fee paid to the University of Alaska Southeast Sitka Campus. To register, contact Mary Chambers at AMSEA at 907-747-3287 or coursecoord@amsea.org. Registration is permanent and nonrefundable.

Tuition and fees: $130 (additional charges may apply)

Participants will attend a minimum of 12.5 hours during the conferrence. Sessions include science, technology, engineering and math strategies, and network with other educators, and learn from local, state and national presenters on a variety of STEM topics. Attendance will be recorded on an attendance sheet and will be used to determine the number of hours met.

Prerequisite: Professional development credit for certified teachers only.

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800150Deborah Riddle
SHS
Friday
8:45a - 4:30p
10/23 - 10/25

For more information call the PEC, (907) 796-6045. Sponsor: Alaska Dept. of Education and Early Development. Loc: Sitka (Sitka High School). Final assignment due 11/30/2015.

Tuition and fees: $2 (additional charges may apply)

Supervision of UAS BA Elementary practicum student in school classroom. Supervising teacher helps candidate master the conceptual framework and standards for a beginning teacher.

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77349J01Jeffrey Lofthus
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Credits 1-3 variable. Fee note: The $15 special tuition fee for this course is non-refundable. Prerequisite: Permission required. Contact the Education Dept, (907) 796-6424.

Tuition and fees: $15 (additional charges may apply)

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77350J02Alberta Jones
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Credits 1-3 variable. Fee note: The $15 special tuition fee for this course is non-refundable. Prerequisite: Permission required. Contact the Education Dept, (907) 796-6424.

Tuition and fees: $15 (additional charges may apply)

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77353J05Katy Spangler
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Credits 1-3 variable. Fee note: The $15 special tuition fee for this course is non-refundable. Contact the Education Dept, (907) 796-6533.

$15 additional flat fee (additional charges may apply)

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77393J06Katy Spangler
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Credits 1-3 variable. Prerequisite: For host teachers that supervise multiple students and qualify for more than 3 credits. Fee note: The $15 special tuition fee for this course is non-refundable. Contact the Education Dept, (907) 796-6533.

$15 additional flat fee (additional charges may apply)

Supervision of M.Ed. Educational Leadership interns in the school setting.

Prerequisite: Permission required to register. For more information call (907) 796-6045.

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77358J10Gerald Schoenberger
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Credits 1-3 variable.

Tuition and fees: $15 (additional charges may apply)

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77351J03Katy Spangler
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Choose this course if your Student Teaching Supervisor is local. No online registration. Fax a registration form (uas.alaska.edu/forms) to (907) 796-6550. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Fee note: The $15 special tuition fee for this course is non-refundable. Prerequisite: Permission required. Contact the Education Dept, (907) 796-6533.

Tuition and fees: $15 (additional charges may apply)

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77354J07Scott Christian
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Fee note: The $15 special tuition fee for this course is non-refundable. Prerequisite: Permission required. Contact the Education Dept, (907) 796-6525.

Tuition and fees: $15 (additional charges may apply)

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77359J11Jill Burkert
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Fee note: The $15 special tuition fee for this course is non-refundable. Prerequisite: Permission required. Contact Education Dept, 796-6525.

Tuition and fees: $15 (additional charges may apply)

Supervision of practicum student in school classroom. Host teacher supervises and mentors a candidate mastering the conceptual framework and standards for a beginning teacher. Meets weekly with the practicum student, supervising the candidate's observations, tutoring, and practice teaching in the classroom.

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77352J04Katy Spangler
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

No charge for students continuing from Supervision Part I. Prerequisite: Permission required. Contact the Education Dept, (907) 796-6533.

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77360J12Jill Burkert
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

No charge for students continuing from Supervision Part I. Prerequisite: Permission required. Contact the Education Dept, 796-6525.

Literacy philosophy, theory and practice in the intermediate classroom. Teaching to individual differences; planning, teaching and assessing for student literacy; organizing and managing for optimal students learning; communication with parents; and professional behavior. Practicum experience in a classroom (grades 4-8) is required. Requires access to computer, Internet, e-mail, DVD, and audio conference.

Prerequisite: ED S230, S333 and admission to Elementary Credential program.

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77362JD1Julia Gibeault
DISTAUDIO
Tuesday
6:15p - 7:30p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. No online registration. Fax a registration form (uas.alaska.edu/forms) to (907) 796-6059. Audio: call 1-800-570-3591 pin 6506720. Requires practicum in K-8 classroom, and access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Philosophy, research, organization, methods and materials of an elementary math program. Emphasis on activities with large and small groups of students, using manipulatives to develop children's understanding of math concepts, processes and problem solving. Practicum in K-8 classroom required. Requires access to computer, Internet, e-mail. DVD, and audio conference.

Prerequisite: ED S230, S333, and admission to Elementary Credential program.

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77363JD1Chip Mcmillan Iii
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
4:00p - 6:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education program or M.Ed. in Mathematics. Requires practicum in K-8 classroom. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

The guiding ideas, materials and methods of current science instruction for elementary school children. Emphasis on hands-on, minds-on learning and helping children build conceptual webs. Requires practicum in K-8 classroom. Requires access to computer, internet, e-mail, DVD, and audio conference.

Prerequisite: ED S230, S333, and admission to Elementary Credential program.

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77364JD1Chip Mcmillan Iii
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
4:30p - 5:30p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Requires practicum in K-8 classroom. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Addresses the Alaska Teacher Standards for teaching social studies in the elementary classroom. Covers theories, methods and materials; issues behind philosophies of teaching; specific inquiry in a social science topic; planning, teaching and evaluating a wide variety of activities and lessons; development of long-term plans; goals and units for social studies within the Alaska Content Standards. A weekly practicum in a K-8 classroom is required. Requires use of Internet, e-mail, audio conference, and DVD.

Prerequisite: ED S230, ED S333, and admission to the Elementary Credential program.

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77365JD1Katy Spangler
DISTELIVE
Monday
6:00p - 7:15p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Requires practicum in K-8 classroom. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Planning and carrying out an overall approach to managing an elementary classroom that allows for effective instruction and constructive discipline. Practicum in K-8 classroom required. Requires access to computer, Internet, e-mail, DVD, and audio conference.

Prerequisite: ED S230, S333, and admission to Elementary Credential program.

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77366JD1Katy Spangler
DISTELIVE
Thursday
4:30p - 5:30p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Elementary Education program. Requires practicum in K-8 classroom. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Basic definition of curriculum. Present need for curriculum improvement; criteria for selection of broad goals; types of curriculum framework and consideration of the organization of specific learning experiences as part of the curriculum structure.

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77367JD1Scott Christian
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: MAT Secondary students only and department approval required to register. Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For additional information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79913JD2Angela Lunda
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prereqisite: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

A basic definition of curriculum; the need for curriculum improvement; criteria for selection of broad goals; types of curriculum framework; and the organization of specific learning experiences as part of the curriculum structure. Study of the backward design technique.

Requires concurrent enrollment in one of: ED S615, ED S616, ED S617, or ED S618.

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77368JD1Elizabeth Hartley
DISTWEB
8/31 - 9/23

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $440 (additional charges may apply)

A continuation from ED S621A. Continued study and application of backward design to unit development.

Prerequisite: Requires concurrent enrollment in one of: ED S615, ED S616, ED S617, or ED S618.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77369JD1Elizabeth Hartley
DISTWEB
9/28 - 10/23

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $440 (additional charges may apply)

A continuation from ED S621B. Continued study and application of backward design to unit development.

Prerequisite: Requires concurrent enrollment in one of: ED S615, ED S616, ED S617, or ED S618.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77370JD1Elizabeth Hartley
DISTWEB
10/26 - 11/20

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $440 (additional charges may apply)

Addresses the philosophy and methodology of ethnographic classroom research, the role of classroom research within the educational profession, and the reflective nature of such research. Students will learn methods of qualitative research and utilize them in classroom research.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77371JD1Elizabeth Hartley
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Develops knowledge and practice of assessment and evaluation in schools; learning theories, child and adolescent development, state data reporting, special education, and accountability. Candidates will complete at least 50 hours of internship experience, and will begin the development of a case study or research project related to school improvement.

Prerequisite: ED S637.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77372JD1Gerald Schoenberger
DISTELIVE
Wednesday
4:00p - 7:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Course delivered synchronously through online web meeting sessions via Blackboard Collaborate. Requires access to a computer with High Speed Internet and e-mail. If unfamiliar in using Collaborate, contact the Help desk at 1-877-465-6400 or www.uas.alaska.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of class for a tutorial. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

A study of Alaska finance issues and challenges associated with the superintendent position. Course content includes school district budgeting practices, accountability systems, audit reports and practices, funding formulas, board involvement, community involvement, ethical standards, and administration of funds.

Prerequisite: ED S627.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79812JD1Martin Laster
DISTELIVE
Tuesday
4:00p - 6:45p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Superintendency cohort 2 students and department approval required to register.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Designed to assist practicing school leaders to implement, analyze and monitor the diverse programs and management systems in a school district. Introduces students to the tools and resources available to fully analyze and utilize data-driven decision making. Components of representative educational systems within and outside the U.S. will be studied. Students will develop and submit an Action Plan for School Improvement based on current research and evidence of best practices, as well as reflective papers on diverse educational systems.

Prerequisite: ED S627

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79813JD1Martin Laster
DISTELIVE
Thursday
4:00p - 6:00p
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Superintendency cohort 1 students and department approval required to register.

Tuition and fees: $880 (additional charges may apply)

Focuses on effective ways of accommodating cultural diversity in the classroom, and facilitating appreciation of the differences that exist among people. Explores ways teachers and school systems can support equitable learning for all students. Includes issues of the indigenous populations of Alaska and rural schooling, with attention to the Alaska Standards for Culturally Responsive Schools. Explores possibilities in prejudice reduction, curricular inclusion, an empowering school culture, and an equity pedagogy.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77485KD1Brandon Chapman
DISTELIVE
Monday
4:30p - 5:50p
8/31 - 12/12

Delivered via web with required live online meetings. Requires access to email, MSWord and microphone/headset. View course information at UASOnline. Students must order books; go to http://bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm for book information. Call 1-888-550-6177 with questions or for registration information. This course meets the State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development certification requirement for Multicultural Education.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

Supervised teaching in elementary or secondary schools. The department may limit registration, determine assignments, and prescribe the number of teaching hours required. Grade of B or better is required for the degree program.

Prerequisite: Approval for student teaching and 3.00 GPA in program sequence.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77373J01Katy Spangler
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Fee note: The local supervision fee applies. Choose this course if your Student Teaching Supervisor is local. This course does not meet on the Juneau campus and is intended for students that have internships in the Anchorage area with which their supervisor is local. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $2670 (additional charges may apply)

Supervised teaching in elementary or secondary schools. The department may limit registration, determine assignments, and prescribe the number of teaching hours required. Grade of B or better is required for the degree program.

Prerequisite: Approval for student teaching and 3.00 GPA in program sequence.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77375JD1Katy Spangler
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Choose this course if your student teaching supervisor must travel by plane to supervise you. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $3240 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77377JD3Jeffrey Lofthus
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Choose this course if your student teaching supervisor must travel by plane to supervise you. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. For more information call (907) 796-6533.

Tuition and fees: $3240 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79866JD4Elizabeth Hartley
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Department approval required to register. Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Choose this course if your student teaching supervisor must travel by plane to supervise you. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $3240 (additional charges may apply)

Supervised teaching in elementary or secondary schools. The department may limit registration, determine assignments, and prescribe the number of teaching hours required. Grade of B or better is required for the degree program.

Prerequisite: Approval for student teaching and 3.00 GPA in program sequence.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77374J02Jill Burkert
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Fee note: The local supervision fee applies. Choose this course if your student teaching supervisor is local. Audio: call 1-800-570-3591, pin 7797550, days and times to be arranged by the instructor. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $2670 (additional charges may apply)

Supervised teaching in elementary or secondary schools. The department may limit registration, determine assignments, and prescribe the number of teaching hours required. Grade of B or better is required for the degree program.

Prerequisite: Approval for student teaching and 3.00 GPA in program sequence.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77376JD2Jill Burkert
DISTAUDIO
8/31 - 12/12
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Choose this course if your student teaching supervisor must travel by plane to supervise you. Audio: call 1-800-570-3591, pin 7797550, days and times to be arranged by the instructor. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $3240 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77382JD2Gerald Schoenberger
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Stacked with ED S691-J02. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more additional information call (907) 796-6525. For more information call (907) 796-6424 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1920 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77381JD1Scott Christian
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Distance MAT Secondary students only. Fee note: The distance supervision fee applies. Stacked with ED S691-J01. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. For more additional information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1920 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77378J01Scott Christian
JUNEAUSCHL
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Juneau MAT Secondary program students only. Fee note: The local supervision fee applies. SN# Stacked with ED S691-JD1. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1350 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79815JD4Martin Laster
ARR
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Superintendency cohort 2 students and department approval required to register.

Tuition and fees: $1920 (additional charges may apply)

Current topics in education. Maximum credit allowed toward advanced degrees: four credits.

Prerequisite: Admission by arrangement (instructor or departmental approval). Additional lab hours required.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77384JD1Scott Christian
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prerequisite: Juneau onsite MAT Secondary students only and department approval required to register. Audio: call 1800-570-3591 pin 2294552. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
79914JD2Angela Lunda
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Prereqisite: Department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Order books from MBS at bookstore.mbsdirect.net/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information call (907) 796-6533 or 1-866-465-6424 toll-free.

Tuition and fees: $1320 (additional charges may apply)

A research paper, project, or a professional portfolio, jointly approved by the student's graduate committee and the student; to coincide with the student's professional objectives. The portfolio should document the required knowledge and ability to apply the standards set by the UAS School of Education. Portfolio criteria should be obtained from the School of Education or the graduate advisor. The student's graduate committee may require an oral defense of either option.

Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor and instructor required.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
77386JD1Katy Spangler
DISTWEB
8/31 - 12/12

Credits 1-3 variable. Prerequisite: MAT Elementary Distance students only and department approval required to register. Requires access to a computer with Internet and e-mail. Access this course from UAS-Online at uas.alaska.edu/online. Order books from MBS at direct.mbsbooks.com/ualaska.htm or call 1-800-325-3252. For more information or to register call (907) 694-7019 or e-mail katy.spangler@uas.alaska.edu.

Tuition and fees per credit hour: $440; (additional charges may apply)

 
 

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