College of Education

Fall 2014 Offerings

Fall semester runs from August 27-December 20.

Fall 2014 Full Tuition - $500.00 per credit hour

 

Inspire Me!  Staying Motivated and Stressless! - G1 Credit

ED 501-06 (4992) Limit 25 JH 172
Nov. 15 & 22 S 9 am- 5 pm Anderson, Julie

There's a lot of resources out there that focus on motivating students, but what about us?  Sometimes we need a few tools in our toolboxes to motivate ourselves? This experiential workshop will provide participants with a plethora of ideas and activities to motivate and reduce stress.  Class combines lecture and experiential elements.

Intended Audience: Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling

 

Monster on the Inside Track (family addictions) - G1 Credit

ED 501-07 (4993) Limit 20 JH 170
Nov. 1 & 15 S 8 am - 4 pm Gaff-Clark, Carla

Children growing up in homes where a chemical addiction is at the heart of the family, have their personalities shaped by the very "Monster" that has a hold on their parent(s).  We'll look at the basic personality struggles these children go through and what it takes to assist them.

Intended Audience: Counseling, Middle/Secondary

 

Post-Secondary Options and Opportunities - G1 Credit

ED 501-10 (5061) Limit 20 JH 183
Nov. 8 & 15 S 8:30 am - 4 pm Easterday, Carroll/Marsh, Amy

A practical examination of student exploration of, preparation for and transition to postsecondary education, training and career(s).  Students enrolled in this workshop will examine current trends in college and career readiness, research and compile resources and develop a final project that will be useful to practicing professional school counselors.

Intended Audience: Counseling, Middle/Secondary. Special Education

 

Crisis Response & Readiness - G1 Credit

ED 501-09 (5021)

Limit 20

JH 

 

Dec. 3 & 10

W

4:30- 7 pm

 Oliver, Brandie

Dec 6

S

9 am- 3 pm

 

Supplemental learning online as well as in project development.

Crisis in a school setting has multiple dimensions. This workshop will delve into suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention knowledge and skills as well as the intricate details of crisis response plans within the educational setting. Students will be engaged in case studies and assessment exercises, research and review into the literature, hear from guest speakers, journal writing and reflection, and presentations.

Intended Audience: Counseling & Administration

 

Spring 2015 Offerings 

Spring semester runs January 12 - April 27, 2015

Spring 2015 Full Tuition - $500/credit hour

Post-Secondary Planning for School Counselors - G1 Credit

 ED 501-01 (4120) 

 Limit 15    

  JH

 

 January 31 & February 21

 

  8:30-11:30am

 Fleck, Matt

Intended Audience: Middle/Secondary, Counseling, Special EducationThis workshop will review strategies and activities to prepare students for a full-range of postsecondary options and opportunities.  It will further explore practices designed to close the achievement gap, promote student academic success, and prevent students from dropping out of school.  Will include some online readings and a final project.

 

Sports Psychology - G1 Credit

 ED 501 02 (4121)   

 Limit 20

 JH 

 

 Jan 24 & 31, Feb 7 & 14 

 S          

 9:00am-12:45pm  

 Olges, David           

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the theoretical structure that underlies psychology as it has been applied to sport. There will be a particular emphasis on the psychological concerns that confront coaches, physical educators, athletes, teams and clinical professionals.

Intended Audience: Physical Education, Administration

 

Assisting Grieving Children and Families - G1 Credit

ED 501 03(4122)

 Limit 20

JH

 

February 18 and 19  W, R 4:30-9:00 pm Braden, Carol

February 28 

 S

8am-4:30  pm

 

This workshop will teach techniques to assist the bereaved child.  You will explore normal vs. complicated grief behavior, grief styles, why children fail academically, isolate themselves and often use disruptive behaviors in the classroom.  You will learn developmental stages, grief reactions, communication tools, group processes and the facilitator's role in companioning children in their grief.  This course offers an option for interested participants in becoming a facilitator for Brooke's Place.

Intended Audience:  Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling

 

Trauma, Brain Development and the Impact on the Therapeutic Process - G1 Credit

 ED 501 07

 Limit 20 

 JH

 

 February 21 & 28 

 S

 8 am- 4pm

 Kozienski, Ruth

Trauma, Brain Development and the Impact on the Therapeutic Process will provide students with a review of current literature relevant to trauma, its impact on brain development and how this will impact their client's therapeutic experience. This workshop will address how trauma effects brain development and thus an individual's overall growth and development as well as how trauma impacts an individual's reaction to subsequent life events.

Intended Audience: Early/Middle Childhood, Middle Secondary, Special Education, Counseling

 

Fun and Creativity in Elementary School Counseling - G1 Credit

 ED 501 04 (4123)

   Limit 15   

 JH 

 

 March 7 & 14  

 S       

 8 am- 4pm

 Altman, Sarah        

Working with elementary students allows school counselors to provide fun and creative strategies to help them be successful!  The workshop will provide some hands-on, take-away activities for graduate students.

Intended Audience: Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling

 

The (re)explosion of Heroin use in the Hoosier State - G1 Credit

 ED 501 05 (4124)  

 Limit 20

 JH      

 

 April 11 & 25

 S         

 8 am- 4pm

   Gaff-Clark, Carla

Heroin and morphine are once again exploding onto the scene, leaving a wake of shattered lives in their path.  During the last 18 months the gates have closed for those who depend on or are addicted to synthetic heroin (pain pills) due to tighter regulations governing prescriptions; in turn drug dealers scramble to meet the demands by selling more Heroin and less pain pills.

Intended Audience: Middle/Secondary, Early/Middle Childhood, Counseling, Physical Education and Special Education

 

Crisis Response & Readiness - G1 Credit

 ED 501 06(4125) 

  Limit 20

 

 

 March 11 & 18   W       4:30-6:30pm    Oliver, Brandie
 March 14   S  9am-3pm

Supplemental learning online as well as in project development.

Crisis in a school setting has multiple dimensions. This workshop will delve into suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention knowledge and skills as well as the intricate details of crisis response plans within the educational setting. Students will be engaged in case studies and assessment exercises, research and review into the literature, hear from guest speakers, journal writing and reflection, and presentations.

Intended Audience: Counseling & Administration

 

Fall 2014  Half-Price Tuition - $250.00 per credit hour

Spring 2015 Conference Workshops (Half price Graduate Tuition Optional)

EXPERIENCE LEARNING THROUGH THE ARTS!  OFFERED AT CLOWES MEMORIAL HALL

 

Preparing for the Performance - G1 Credit  

 ED 501 50(4126) 

 Limit 25 

 Clowes Hall 

 

 January 29 

 

 4:30-7:30pm

 Pixey, Cassandra

For teachers of Grades Pre K-5

Prepare your students for the theatre experience and the content of the performance by connecting with Clowes prior to your visit! Learn the expectations of the audience before, during and after a performance and discover how actors, stage managers, stage technicians and the people who work in the theatre prepare for a performance.

Curriculum Categories:Theatre; English/Language Arts; Communication; Literature-Based; Relationships & Family; Character Development

All participants  must also register with Clowes Hall by contacting Cassandra Pixey, Clowes Education Manager, by e-mail at cpixey@butler.edu or by phone at (317) 940-9942.

 

Math in Your Feet I: Geometry & Mathematical Patterns - G1 Credit        

 ED 501 51(4127)   

 Limit 25

  Clowes Hall 

 

 March 19  

 R               

  4:30-7:30pm  

 Rosenfeld, Malke

For teachers of Grades 3-6, Music and PE Specialists

Percussive dance is the platform for a robust choreographic inquiry into mathematical thinking, practices and topics. Using an educational tool specifically designed for non-dancers, explore concrete ways to understand abstract math concepts and problem solving skills through movement-based lessons. Professional dancer and Arts for Learning Artist Malke Rosenfeld developed this workshop based on the residency work she does with students. Math in Your Feet I & II are best taken together, but can be taken individually.

Math In Your Feet I:Emphasis on geometry (congruence, symmetry/transformation, angles, degrees), and algebra (pattern recognition and manipulation)

Curriculum Categories: Math; Dance; Communication; Relationships & Family; Character Development All participants  must also register with Clowes Hall by contacting Cassandra Pixey, Clowes Education Manager, by e-mail at cpixey@butler.edu or by phone at (317) 940-9942.

 

Math In Your Feet II: Symmetry & Transformations - G1 Credit

 ED 501 52(4128)  

 Limit 25

 Clowes Hall

 

 April 16 

 R

 4:30-7:30pm

 Rosenfeld, Malke

For teachers of Grades 3-6, Music and PE specialists

Percussive dance is the platform for a robust choreographic inquiry into mathematical thinking, practices and topics. Using an educational tool specifically designed for non-dancers, explore concrete ways to understand abstract math concepts and problem solving skills through movement-based lessons. Professional dancer and Arts for Learning Artist Malke Rosenfeld developed this workshop based on the residency work she does with students. Math in Your Feet I & II are best taken together, but can be taken individually.

Math In Your Feet II:Emphasis on congruence and principles of transformation and symmetry 

Combining math, dance and rhythm is a powerful way to make math concepts concrete for young kinesthetic learners by empowering students to work creatively in collaborative groups.

Curriculum Categories:Math; Dance; Communication; Relationships & Family; Character Development

All participants  must also register with Clowes Hall by contacting Cassandra Pixey, Clowes Education Manager, by e-mail at cpixey@butler.edu or by phone at (317) 940-9942.