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Individual Courses

Southern Utah University (SUU) is excited to provide quality courses that are completed 100% online and may be applied toward your licensure. Enroll through SUU Graduate and Online Admissions. Contact Online Admissions for more information and course availability.

An online Adobe Connect orientation webinar will be provided to orient you to the program. This includes a chat feature throughout to answer student questions. The orientation link will be emailed to you prior to your course start date.

Prospective Nevada Students

SUU creates teacher education programs to align with Nevada Administrative Code (NAC). Final licensure approval is required by Nevada’s Office of Licensure and students are recommended to contact them with questions. Visit https://suu.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/aform/M0B03G0EI720x6700txM.ssc or by phone: Las Vegas Office: 702-486-6458 or Carson City Office: 775-687-5980. For specific Nevada areas of endorsement, visit: http://www.doe.nv.gov/Educator_Licensure/Specific_Areas_of_Licensure/

NOTE: If you are a Clark County School District (CCSD) public educator, you will earn 5 contact units (CU’s)/credit. So, for each individual course, you will earn 15 CU’s.

Individual Course Offerings

Nevada Required Licensure Course

SUU is proud to offer required state educator courses in accordance with Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) 391.045. This course is mandated for all Nevada public educators seeking their initial licensure. SUU is an NDOE-approved Parental Involvement & Family Engagement course provider.

GOSC 6355 - Parental Involvement & Family Engagement – Three (3) credits (Total cost: $585)
This course is designed to provide teachers, administrators, and other educational service providers with relevant approaches to improving parental involvement.

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GOSC 6000 - Assessment
Issues in Psychology and Measurement is the study of current psychological principles of teaching and learning, and principles and techniques for developing, validating, and interpreting educational measures. It address the use of educational measures for evaluation and planning processes. Attention will be given to the theory and application of varied assessment methods used to improve teaching and promote student learning.


GOSC 6010 - Classroom Management
Theory and application for creating a 21st Century learning environment are the focus for this course. Maintaining student cooperation in diverse classroom and network settings will be a focus.


GOSC 6020 – Information and Technology in Education
Introduction to information technology for teachers, administrators, and media specialists. Examines the role of technology in curriculum and instruction.


GOSC 6031 – Foundations of Instructional Design for Educators
The goal of this course is to provide an introduction to instructional design theories, principles and models and an overview of their historical development. Instructional design models are considered with respect to their implications for technology applications in education.


GOSC 6034 – Educational Technological Pedagogy I
The technology pedagogy series will provide skills for planning and designing effective learning environments and experiences supported by technology. Participants will implement curriculum plans that include methods and strategies for applying technology to maximize student learning. Individuals will also learn ways to apply technology to facilitate a variety of effective assessment and evaluation strategies. 


GOSC 6100 - Curricular Adaptation for Pupils with Disabilities
Students are provided with an overview of service delivery patterns, assessment and programming variables, organizational variables, and instructions and classroom management models necessary for teaching students with mild/moderate disabilities.

 

GOSC 6301 - Methods & Materials for English
Study and apply theories in English Language Arts (ELA) education; develop skills in lesson planning, classroom teaching, and assessment; explore tools and strategies in teaching and learning specific ELA topics including reading, writing speaking and listening, and language skills.


GOSC 6302 - Methods & Materials for Mathematics
Study and apply theories in mathematics education; develop skills in lesson planning, classroom teaching and assessment; explore tools and strategies in teaching and learning specific mathematics topics, including arithmetic, algebra, geometry, statistics, and probability.


GOSC 6303 - Methods & Materials for Science Education
This course is designed to facilitate a deeper understanding of the essence and core principles surrounding effective science teaching and learning that is based on the most current research.


GOSC 6304 - Methods & Materials for Teaching Social Studies
An examination of current curriculum standards, trends, and effective methods of instruction and assessment for the social students on the middle and secondary levels.


GOSC 6320 - English as a Second Language
Study and apply appropriate assessment practices for ESL learners with regard to accommodation, proficiency, placement, and academic achievement. Service-Learning project is required.


GOSC 6350 - Curriculum & Instruction
Built upon the principles of the national ISLLC standards (2), this course focuses on the use of rigorous curricula, high expectations for students and alignment to academic standards. A project/problem based approach provides hands on activities to develop skills to maximize student learning through authentic and differentiated pedagogy.


SPED 6100 - Characteristics of Pupils who have a Specific Learning Disability
This course provides an overview of the service patters, management needs, organizational variables, and instructional models necessary for success with students with mild/moderate disabilities.


SPED 6110 – Parental Involvement and the Law
This course reviews the role of federal, state, and local governments in special education issues with an emphasis on case and regulatory law. Focus will be placed on how the IDEA impacts education.


SPED 6120 - Applied Behavior Analysis & Management
The basic principles of applied behavioral analysis will be covered as they relate to effective instruction. The historical development of behaviorism, the responsible use of applied behavior analysis, the appropriate development of behavioral goals and objectives, the accurate collection and recording of information, and the appropriate methods of controlling and shaping behavior will be covered.

 


Payment Plans

Payment plans are available to those who qualify. For information, please contact the following:

SUU Cashier's Office:
(p) 435-865-8032
(f) 435-865-8470
(e) brinkerhoffw@suu.edu
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