College of Education

Spring 2015 Offerings 

Spring semester runs January 12 - April 27, 2015.  Please visit our online registration for College of Education Professional Development Workshops.

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

 

Outreach & Education Through a Documentary -  G1 Credit

ED 501 08    

Limit 15

JH 216

 

March 14 S 3:00-5:00pm  Oliver, Brandie

April 4

S

9am-4pm

 

The use of film is a powerful tool to educate others about the impact of bullying in our schools. In this workshop, participants will view 1-2 documentaries focusing on the devastating impacts of bullying on youth.  Together, we will work to develop educator resources to accompany these films.  These toolkits will be provided to the producers of these documentaries to accompany the film when shown in an educational setting.

 

 

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

 JH 207

 

 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  

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.