Master of Arts in Education

 

Questions?

Division of Education 
(EDU 565 PD1 & PD2)

Joan Hager
440/826-2168
jhager@bw.edu

 

Summer Music Institute
(EDU 565 PD3-PD9)
Cheryl Dubsky
440/826-8065
cdubsky@bw.edu

For those who have not completed a bachelor's degree, some courses may also be offered as an undergraduate option.  

 

International candidates may take a class as a non-credit course.

Professional Development for Educators

Professional development courses for K-12 teachers and administrators are graduate level, non-degree courses designed to enhance an educator's skills and knowledge base in just a few days while adding credit toward license renewal.

Summer 2014 

 

 

EDU 565-PD1   Integrating Information, Media, and Technology Skills into the K-12 Curriculum – Level II

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Information, Media, and Technology Skills are critical for students striving to become successful and marketable in our world today.  This course will provide teachers with in-depth hands-on training and experiences in order to develop the knowledge and skills necessary to provide students with a 21st century learning environment. Emphasis will be placed on using technology to facilitate Project-Based Learning activities in the classroom.
Faculty:   Matthew Dunlap
Wheeler 207
June 16- June 20   8:00-4:00 p.m.
3 credit hours    Cost:  $460

EDU 565-PD2   Integrating iPads into the K-12 Curriculum

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Teachers will learn about the variety of apps available for iPads and iPad Minis that can be integrated into the curriculum.  This course will provide teachers with the necessary skills to use educational iPad apps in a variety of subject areas and grade levels with an emphasis on the transition to the Common Core Standards.
Faculty:  Matthew Dunlap
Wheeler 207
June 23-June 27    8:00-4:00 p.m.
3 credit hours    Cost:  $460


Summer Music Institute Offerings

EDU 565-PD3    Guitar Skills for Teachers

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Foundational guitar skills for use in accompanying singing, exploring harmony and teaching guitar.  Participants may bring any acoustic guitar or rent one from BW for a small fee.
Faculty:  Faculty:  Lalene Kay, ACC, MT-BC
Kulas MAB 318
June 16-June 18     Noon-4:30 p.m.
1 credit hour     Cost:  $195

EDU 565-PD4     Music Education in the Cloud

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Numerous free and inexpensive, high quality, online technologies are available to 21st century music educators and their students. This workshop will help focus on the development of technological skills and pedagogical strategies for utilizing these tools to help students create, perform, and respond to music. In addition, participants will explore applications of the technologies to organizational and administrative tasks, as well as ongoing professional development.
Faculty:  Dr. William I. Bauer
Kulas MAB 012
June 23-26     9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
2 credit hours      Cost:  $315

EDU 565-PD5   Instrumental Explorations 2014:  Making Sousa and Copland "SOUND" - Exploring the Challenges and Solutions

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This course is devoted to the enrichment of the process-centered instrumental music educator. Topics include: the principles of score study; innovative instructional strategies grounded in the new Core Arts Standards; expressive movement for enhancing conducting gesture; and insider strategies for locating student-centered repertoire. Participants will conduct with a laboratory ensemble, while being introduced to new repertoire and classic repertoire from two focus composers.
Faculty:  Loras Schissel, Laura Joss and Jared Rawlings
Boesel BMAC KUL 142
June 30-July 3       8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
2 credit hours     Cost:  $315

EDU 565-PD6   Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level I

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Develop Orff-Schulwerk principles and techniques through instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement, and Orff process. An A.O.S.A. approved course.
Faculty: Tim Purdum, Laura Webster & Alan Purdum
Off-campus at the Andrews Osborne Academy in Willoughby, Ohio; housing is available.
July 7-July 18 (Monday-Friday)    8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
4 credit hours     Cost: $610

EDU 565-PD7   Orff-Schulwerk Teacher Education Course Level III

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For those who have successfully completed Level II, advanced instruction in recorder, pitched and unpitched percussion, singing, movement, and Orff process. An A.O.S.A. approved course.
Faculty: Michelle Przybylowski, Laura Webster & Alan Purdum
Off-campus at the Andrews Osborne Academy in Willoughby, Ohio; housing is available.
July 7-July 18 (Monday-Friday)    8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
4 credit hours     Cost: $610

EDU 565-PD8     Gordon Institute for Music Learning Theory, General Music I

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Audiation, Gordon’s Music Learning Theory, and their applications in the General Music Classroom. Participants will learn new approaches to musicianship, pedagogy, and assessment. Some prior knowledge of MLT is helpful for this course. Tuition includes required $100 fee for Gordon Institute membership and certification.
Faculty:  Dr. Herbert Marshall and Jennifer Bailey
Boesel BMAC 064
July 21-August 1  (Monday-Friday)     8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
4 credit hours     Cost:  $610 plus $100 Gordon Institute fee

EDU 565-PD9     Gordon Institute for Music Learning Theory, Instrumental Music

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Audiation, Gordon’s Music Learning Theory, and their applications in the Instrumental Classroom. Participants will learn new approaches to musicianship, pedagogy, and assessment. Some prior knowledge of MLT is helpful for this course. Tuition includes required $100 fee for Gordon Institute membership and certification.
Faculty:  Richard Grunow and Kathy Liperote
Boesel BMAC KAD 149
July 21-August 1  (Monday-Friday)     8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
4 credit hours     Cost:  $610 plus $100 Gordon Institute fee

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