Summer 2020 Continuing Education Offerings

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Featured Programs: Biology in the Summer

Nature can be our greatest teacher. Get your hands on wildlife identification, ichthyology and fish conservation.

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Biology

Wildlife Techniques

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Methods of wildlife field sampling and identification.

Professional development opportunity for individuals who wish to learn methods of field sampling and identification. 

Course # BIO 253-800C
Credits 2
Tuition $549.68 WI undergraduate plus course fee of $359.16 for room and meals at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary
Schedule May 26 - June 26 | Face-to-face sessions Monday - Friday, June 15 - 19 at Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary; online course May 26 - June 14 and June 20 - 26
Location Hunt Hill Audubon Sanctuary in Sarona, WI
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Instructor Dr. Julie Beston
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Ichthyology - Wisconsin Fishes
Description

Introduction to the study of fishes, including morphology, taxonomy, classification, evolution, behavior, and general ecology of fishes. Special emphases on field identification of Wisconsin fishes, management of Wisconsin fish populations, and global conservation of fishes.

Professional development opportunity for educators and individuals interested in the study of fish. Wisconsin is home to more than 150 species of native freshwater fishes, as well as an increasing number of foreign invaders (e.g., round gobies and bighead carp); thus, much attention will be placed on the diversity at hand (i.e. local fishes).

Course # BIO 260-800C
Credits 4
Tuition $1,099.36 WI undergraduate plus course fee of $46.00 for Labster Marine Biology module
Schedule May 18 - June 12
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Bessert
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Fish Conservation and Management
Description

Strategies for conservation and sustainable management of freshwater and marine fisheries. Characteristics of vulnerable species, direct and indirect causes of decline, habitat mitigation, fishery assessment and regulation, management of undesired and invading species.

For professional development of educators or for those interested in learning about strategies for conservation and sustainable management of freshwater and marine fisheries. This course may be applied towards the PSM in Conservation Biology. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # BIO 715-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,788.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Bessert
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Career and Technical Education

Instructional Technology - Education and Training
Description

Technological applications to education, training and instruction. Emphasis on examining, developing and evaluating various technologies and their appropriateness for the curriculum and training applications.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the BS Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS Career and Technical Education programs. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # CTE 370-960C | CTE 570-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $684.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Debbie Stanislawski
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Leadership Development in Post-secondary Education

Update: This course has been cancelled and is tentatively scheduled for fall 2020. 

Description

Evaluate knowledge surrounding leadership in higher education. Compare adaptive challenges and formulate how to embrace and apply the change process to teams and organizations. Appraise higher education leadership with an increased understanding of organizational culture and behaviors to manage the enterprise of education. Application of knowledge gained from the Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute (WLDI). 

For individuals registered in the WTCS Wisconsin Leadership Development Institute who would like a credit option. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # CTE 796-800A
Credits 3
Tuition $1,192.56 WI graduate 
Schedule June 1 - August 29 | Face-to-face sessions Monday - Friday, June 1 - 5, 8 am - 5 pm, plus arranged through August 29
Location Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells, WI
Delivery Face-to-face and arranged
Instructor Dr. Julie Furst-Bowe
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Education

Fab Labs in Education [UW-Stout]
Description

Utilization of digital manufacturing technologies to facilitate science, technology, engineering and math education with an emphasis on engineering design and enterprise-based pedagogies that are developmentally and academically appropriate for middle and high school students.

For participants registered in the WiFab West Retreat at UW-Stout who would like a credit option. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 404-800A | EDUC 604-800A
Credits 3 undergraduate | 2 graduate
Tuition $779.43 WI undergraduate or $865.53 MN undergraduate | $795.04 WI graduate or $920.20 MN graduate
Schedule July 27 - August 28; Retreat dates Monday - Friday, July 27 - 31; arranged August 1 - 28
Delivery Face-to-face and arranged
Location UW-Stout, Room TBD
Instructor Ms. Barbara Bauer
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Fab Labs in Education [FVTC-Appleton]
Description

Utilization of digital manufacturing technologies to facilitate science, technology, engineering and math education with an emphasis on engineering design and enterprise-based pedagogies that are developmentally and academically appropriate for middle and high school students.

For participants registered in the WiFab East Retreat at FVTC-Appleton who would like a credit option. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 404-801A | EDUC 604-801A
Credits 3 undergraduate | 2 graduate
Tuition $779.43 WI undergraduate or $865.53 MN undergraduate | $795.04 WI graduate or $920.20 MN graduate
Schedule July 13 - August 21; Retreat dates Monday - Friday, July 13 - 17; arranged July 18 - August 21
Delivery Face-to-face and arranged
Location Fox Valley Technical College-Appleton, Room TBD
Instructor Ms. Barbara Bauer
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Poverty in the Schools
Description

Characteristics and issues facing students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Traits of high-performing, high-poverty schools with emphasis on strategies to reduce the achievement gap and build community partnerships. Intended for teachers in the field.

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience and would like to know more about the impacts of poverty on learning. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 7. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 640-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $904.00 graduate
Schedule June 15 - July 24
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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School-wide Positive Behavioral and Intervention Support
Description

Principles of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). Roles and functions of the PBIS team, action planning for sustainable practices, data collection systems and tools, and data analysis for planning three-level interventions and monitoring progress. 

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 5, 8. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 645-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Stacy Berg
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Math Assessment for Response to Intervention
Description

Principles of using universal screeners and curriculum-based measures (CBMs) to assess student performance in mathematics. Use of assessment tools in mathematics to identify learning problems, to monitor student growth, and implement Response to Intervention (RTI) practices.

For professional development of educators. Course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as a selective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 648-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $904.00 graduate
Schedule June 15 - July 24
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Accessibility and Universal Design for Learning

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Instructional design strategies that support a wide range of learner differences. Creation of barrier-free learning by applying accessibility tools and universal design concepts.

Professional development opportunity for individuals who have completed student teaching or have teaching experience. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 4, 7, 9 and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3. It also may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 652-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $904.00 graduate
Schedule June 15 - July 24
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Strategies for Dealing with Disruptive Behavior

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Evidence-based preventive strategies, effective interventions, and classroom management strategies for addressing problem behaviors, chronic noncompliance and intermittent disruptive conduct.

For professional development of educators. This course meets the Wisconsin Teaching Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure 3, 5 and National Board for Professional Teaching Standards 3, 4. The course also may be a selective in the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 655-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Tammi Kuba
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Methods of Teaching Middle School Math
Description

Research, issues and problems related to current reform in teaching middle school mathematics, including planning curriculum, assessing student learning, managing instruction, and providing for individual needs.

For professional development of educators. Course meets Wisconsin Standards for Teacher Development and Licensure: 1, 3, 7, 8. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as a selective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 659-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Michelle Dupree
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Advanced Trends and Issues in PK-5 Mathematics Teaching
Description

Research, issues and problems related to teaching PK-5 mathematics, including problem-based learning, curricular decision-making, diagnosis and remediation, and building assessment into instruction.

For professional development of educators. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 661-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Leadership for Math Specialists
Description

Using theory, research-based evidence, data and organizational change principles to develop, lead, evaluate, and improve PK-12 mathematics programs.

For professional development of educators. Course may be used toward the Math Specialist Certificate or as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 662-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sara Turansky
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Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Research, issues and problems related to teaching K-12 computational thinking, including problem-based learning, computer coding and applications in STEMM-related fields. 

For professional development of educators. Course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7, 10. It also may be used as an elective in the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 664-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Jennifer Kennedy
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Mindful Approaches to Classroom Management
Description

Research-based strategies to improve class climate that integrate Mindful practices and improve students' social emotional learning, self-regulation, motivation and academic performance while reducing text anxiety and bullying. Mindful approaches applied to student-teacher interpersonal communication and to the organization of space, routines and procedures at all grade levels.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 5, 10. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 665-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 29 - August 28
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Ann Brand
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Linguistics and Cultural Immersion in Schools
Description

Core problems in service delivery to English Language Learner children, youth, and their families. Contemporary issues and theories related to the impact of cultural and linguistic diversity on the cognitive, social, and emotional development of children. 

For professional development of educators. Course may be used as a selective for the MS Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registering and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 720-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,476.00 graduate
Schedule June 15 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Theresa Kohlmeier
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E-Learning for Educators
Description

Historical background and current trends in online learning. Concepts and foundations of best practices for successful teaching online. E-learning theory, principles, learning management systems, and web-based technology tools.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 760-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Creating Collaborative Communities in E-Learning
Description

Concepts, methods and research for creating and facilitating a collaborative online community of practice. Dynamics of facilitated synchronous and asynchronous discussion, questioning skills, conflict resolution, netiquette, and collaborative learning through problem-based scenarios, simulations, and hands-on practice moderating online discussions.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 5, 6. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 761-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 22 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Maryruth Hicks
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Assessment in E-Learning

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Performance-based assessment. Summative and formative feedback methods to assess student learning in the online classroom. Best practices for grading procedures, prevention of plagiarism in the digital environment, electronic evaluation tools, using electronic record-keeping systems and methods for evaluating e-portfolios, posted discussions, and group projects.

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 8, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 762-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 31
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Instructional Design for E-Learning
Description

Evaluation, discussion and application of instructional design theories and principles for online learning. Examination of hybrid, self-paced and facilitated online learning experiences delivered via course management systems. Scenario-based simulations and case study analysis. Creating interactive multimedia learning objects. Application of accessibility and usability guidelines in web-based course design. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 9. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in E-Learning and Online Teaching. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 763-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 22 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Jamison Patrick
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Trends and Issues in Instructional Design
Description

In-depth comparison of current instructional design theories and models, principles of adult learning, variables that affect adult learning, techniques for stimulating and sustaining learner motivation, reinforcement of learning, skill transfer, and use of cognitive task analysis to determine instructional content. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 765-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule April 27 - June 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Kevin Bowersox-Johnson
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Instructional Strategies and Assessment Methods
Description

Development of instructional goals, objectives and assessment of outcomes. Methods for assessing learning performance and mapping appropriate assessment methods to instructional strategies and learning objectives. Performance-based assessment and evaluation tools to assess learner performance. Design of formative and summative evaluation methods. 

For professional development of educators. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 4, 7, 8. Prerequisite: EDUC 765. The course also may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration and is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in other degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # EDUC 766-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 22 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Magdalene Rouman
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Designing Computer-Based Training (CBT)
Description

Just-in-time scenario-based modular development, user interface design, visual design, usability testing, and execution of common instructional strategies employed in self-paced products. Research, trends and standards in computer-based training; development of reusable learning objects using multimedia software. 

For professional development of educators. Prerequisite: EDUC 766. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 767-961C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule April 27 - June 19
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Nicholle Stone
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Project Management for Instructional Development
Description

Examination of the initiation, planning, and closure of instructional development projects and practical knowledge on managing project scope, work breakdown structure, schedules, and resources including budgeting. Analysis of instructional development project life cycle. 

For professional development of educators. Prerequisite: EDUC 767. This course is one of the required courses for the Graduate Certificate in Instructional Design. For use in degree programs, contact your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # EDUC 768-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule July 6 - September 11
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paul Coverstone
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Human Development and Family Studies

Grantsmanship for Nonprofits
Description

Explore the availability of foundation grant money for nonprofit organizations. Designed to give the beginning grant writer an overview of grant purposes, foundation funding sources, proposal development and writing.

For professional development of individuals who wish to improve their grant-writing skills.

Course # HDFS 375-800C | HDFS 575-800C
Credits 1 or 2
Tuition $315.43 per WI undergraduate credit | $473.36 per WI graduate credit
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Michael Shriner
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The following courses are for those seeking the Sex Therapy Certificate. 

Advanced Human Sexuality
Description

Areas relating to human sexuality covered, including: relational and professional ethics, health/medical factors, intimate and relationships, sexual exploitation and coercion, and intersection between substance use/abuse and sexuality. The couple, family, and sex-related therapeutic areas include: study of human sexuality, sexual development over the lifespan, and interdisciplinary history of studying sexuality.

For graduate-level helping professionals who wish to pursue the Certificate in Sex Therapy and increase your knowledge and skill sets to provide best-practice therapy for clients with issues related to sexuality and gender.

This is one of four required courses. To view certificate requirements or apply now, visit the certificate website.

Course # HDFS 730-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,692.00 graduate 
Schedule May 25 - July 19 | Online plus online synchronous meetings Saturday/Sunday, May 30/31 and June 20/21, 9:00 am-4:30 pm
Location N/A
Delivery Online and online synchronously
Instructor Dr. Markie Twist
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Sexual and Gender Diversity
Description

This course provides an overview of sexual and gender diversity. Diversity in sexual expression, sexual orientation, relational orientation, and gender identities are reviewed. Sociocultural and familial influences on sexualities and genders are explored.

For graduate-level helping professionals who wish to pursue the Certificate in Sex Therapy and increase your knowledge and skill sets to provide best-practice therapy for clients with issues related to sexuality and gender.

This is one of four required courses. To view certificate requirements or apply now, visit the certificate website.

Course # HDFS 731-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,692.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Markie Twist
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Sexual Attitudes Reassessment

Update: This course has been cancelled. 

Description

Promote student awareness of their attitudes, values, feelings and beliefs about a wide range of human sexual experiences, and to assist them in gaining insight into how these attitudes/values/feelings/beliefs affect them professionally and personally. The content-delivery is sexually explicit in both media representation and in conversation.

For graduate-level helping professionals who wish to pursue the Certificate in Sex Therapy and increase your knowledge and skill sets to provide best-practice therapy for clients with issues related to sexuality and gender.

This is one of four required courses. To view certificate requirements or apply now, visit the certificate website.

Course # MFT 732-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $564.00 graduate 
Schedule July 3 - July 20 | Face-to-face meeting Saturday/Sunday, July 11/12, 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Location Minneapolis, MN, Specific location TBA
Delivery Online and face-to-face
Instructor Dr. Alex Iantaffi
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Advanced Sex Therapy
Description

Advanced overview of sex-related psychotherapy, ethical and professional communication practices, and biopsychosocial understandings of healthy and problematic sexual functioning, and interpersonal relationships. Areas covered include: theories, models, techniques, interventions, assessments, diagnosis and treatment of psychosexual disorders, and sex-related relational problems. Role-playing and case review are included in the course.

For graduate-level helping professionals who wish to pursue the Certificate in Sex Therapy and increase your knowledge and skill sets to provide best-practice therapy for clients with issues related to sexuality and gender.

This is one of four required courses. To view certificate requirements or apply now, visit the certificate website.

Course # MFT 733-960C
Credits 4
Tuition $2,256.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2 | Online plus online synchronous meetings Saturday/Sunday, June 27/28, July 18/19, July 25/26 and August 1/2, 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Location N/A
Delivery Online and online synchronously
Instructor

Dr. Markie Twist

Ms. Amanda Holmberg Sasek

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Human Resource Management

SHRM Essentials of Human Resources
Description

Introductory course that provides a complete overview of HR roles and responsibilities. Foundational HR knowledge and competencies based on the SHRM body of knowledge: Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards, Learning and Development, Performance Management, and Employment Law.

Professional development opportunity. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # INMGT 396-800C
Credits 1
Tuition $315.43 WI undergraduate plus a special course fee of $250 for SHRM materials
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Jeanette Black
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The following courses are for professional development and for those seeking the Human Resource Management Certificate.

Management of Employee Reward Systems
Description

Issues in the reward and compensation of employees and of systematic methods for the determination of employee wages, incentives and benefits.

Professional development opportunity or for those enrolled in the online Human Resource Management Certificate. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 403-960C | PSYC 603-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,026.00 undergraduate | $1,704.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Alicia Stachowski 
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Recruitment & Selection of Human Resources
Description

In-depth examination of the processes involved in the design and implementation of procedures for selecting employees; the impact these procedures have on the organization; and recruitment, job analysis, testing methods, legal issues, selection strategies, career development.

Professional development opportunity or for those enrolled in the online Human Resource Management Certificate. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 485-960C | PSYC 685-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,026.00 undergraduate | $1,704.00 graduate 
Schedule July 6 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Mihyang An
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Psychology

The following courses and their module options are for professional development and for those seeking either the Evaluation Studies Certificate or the Institutional Research Certificate.

Introduction to Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Theoretical approaches to fields of Evaluation and Institutional Research, evaluation competencies, and personal philosophy of evaluation.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 720-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,230.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen


This course can be taken as 11 separate modules.

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Evaluation and Institutional Research: Ethics and Practice
Description

Professional and ethical standards within evaluation and institutional research; institutions which oversee ethical practice of evaluation. Cultural competence and reflective practice for professional development.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 721-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $615.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Libby Smith


This course can be taken as 5 separate modules.

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Project Management in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Evaluation project management. Identify evaluation team and stakeholder roles; communication, collaboration and conflict management skills; evaluation budget and management plan; deliver evaluation results; develop a professional development plan. 

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 722-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,230.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow


This course can be taken as 7 separate modules.

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Research Methods in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Research methods for evaluations. Evaluability assessments, identification of evaluation questions and development of evaluation plans. Quantitative, qualitative and mixed method approaches and data collection strategies. Literature reviews and logic models. Contextual and political issues in evaluation. Data visualization for evaluation results; turning results into action.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 723-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,230.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Data Collection in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection; focus group, survey, and observation data collection methods.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 724-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $615.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen


This course can be taken as 3 separate modules

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Data Analysis in Evaluation and Institutional Research
Description

Quantitative and qualitative data analysis techniques; information triangulation, and data interpretation. Data management; store and manage data securely.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate or Institutional Research Certificate programs. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 725-960C
Credits 1
Tuition $615.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Justin Sullivan


This course can be taken as 4 separate modules.

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Evaluation Applications
Description

Practical issues in evaluation; various evaluation settings; appropriate reporting techniques; assess information from previously conducted evaluations; build evaluation capacity in stakeholders; Request for Proposals and grant proposals; evaluation related jobs.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 726-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,230.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Phillip Stoeklen


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Practicum in Evaluation
Description

Advanced independent evaluation field project. Project management and external consulting skill development. Independent planning, designing, implementing, and managing evaluation projects. Topics covered: budgeting, evaluability, program description, program theories, project management, conflict management, and quality management.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Evaluation Studies Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 727-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,845.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Institutional Research Applications
Description

Practical issues in Institutional Research. Benchmarking and data sharing; assess academic programs; the role of Institutional Research in academic planning. Techniques for workload studies, enrollment management, and modeling. Role of data management systems and external reporting needs. Accountability demands and accreditation needs.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 728-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $1,230.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructors

Ms. Cori Beskow


This course can be taken as 9 separate modules.

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Practicum in Institutional Research
Description

Advanced independent institutional research field project. Project management and external consulting skill development. Independently planning, designing, implementing, and managing institutional research projects with client and instructor supervision. Topics include: research design, project planning, project management, presenting in written and verbal formats, conflict management, and quality management approaches.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Institutional Research Certificate program. For use in degree programs, contact your adviser prior to registration and the established CI program rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # PSYC 729-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,845.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Cori Beskow
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Reading Education

Content Area Reading
Description

Theoretical foundations, policy and issues impacting content area reading. Evidence based strategies for assessing and building background knowledge, developing vocabulary and comprehension, integrating writing, selecting appropriate content area texts and materials, assessing students' reading ability, and addressing needs of diverse students and struggling readers.

This course is for professional development and may also be applied toward these programs: the BS in Special Education, the CTE Secondary programs and the Cross-Categorical Certification. For use in a degree or certification program, program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 382-960C | RDGED 582-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $684.00 undergraduate | $974.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Kimberly Martinez
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Developmental Reading K-12
Description

Concepts, methods, research, and historical developments that form the foundations of teaching reading. Pedagogical considerations, including general conditions for learning to read and write; developmental phases of reading; principles of good reading instruction; development of a personal philosophy about teaching reading as a reflective practitioner.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 2, 3, 9. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 701-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 1 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Paula Harms
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Reading in the Content Areas K-12
Description

Research-based teaching methods, study strategies, and technology focusing on the abilities to use language processes (reading, writing, speaking, listening) to learn subject matter across the curriculum. Consideration will be given to individual differences among readers in relationship to the cultural and political aspects of content literacy.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 702-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 1 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Marybeth Crum
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Children's Literature in the Reading Program
Description

Evaluation, selection, and teaching of literature in the elementary school language arts program with a focus on historically significant books, authors and illustrators writing for today's young readers.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 703-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharron McElmeel
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Young Adult Literature in the Reading Program
Description

Designing strategies to build an appreciation of literature, motivating life-long readers, and using literature to encourage critical thinking across the curriculum. Topics include the nature of teen-age readers, genres of young adult literature, and its use in classroom curriculum.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 1, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 704-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharron McElmeel
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Instructional Techniques: Students with Reading Difficulties
Description

Integration of psycholinguistic theory into an interactive strategic model of remedial interventions based on the foundational research of literacy acquisition in a community environment. Integrating reading, writing and spelling into an effective and viable program for struggling readers and special populations, including the learning disabled.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 3, 4, 7. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 705-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule May 26 - August 7
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Marybeth Crum
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Assessment & Evaluation of Language & Reading Development
Description

Interrelationship of assessment and evaluation to literacy development including current research in reading and language arts practices. Selection, administration and interpretation of formative and summative literacy assessments for the purpose of evaluating reading and language processes.

For professional development of educators and for those seeking the online Reading Teacher Certification. This is one of the required courses for the Wisconsin 1316 Reading Teacher License. This course meets Wisconsin Teaching Standards 2, 3, 8. It may be used as a selective for the MS in Education Professional Development Concentration. For use in other degree programs, check with your program adviser prior to registration. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # RDGED 706-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,356.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - August 14
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Abbie Oleson
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School Counseling

Introduction to Counseling for Partners in Education
Description

Partnership between educators and counseling professionals. History, needs and trends, classroom management/theory overview, professional associations and standards, legal and ethical issues, and characteristics and behaviors that influence helping processes.

This course is for professional development and aligns with the Wisconsin Technical College System Faculty Quality Assurance System (FQAS) requirements for Behavioral Management. This course may also be applied toward the BS in Career, Technical Education and Training or the MS in Career and Technical Education. For use in other degree programs, contact your adviser and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SCOUN 301-960C | SCOUN 501-960C
Credits 2
Tuition $684.00 undergraduate | $1,076.00 graduate
Schedule June 8 - July 5
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. James McMullen
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Special Education

Inclusion of Students with Exceptional Needs
Description

Inclusion of students with exceptional educational needs in the regular classroom setting. Laws, definition, characteristics, adaptations, strategies and transitional services that pertain to persons identified with: cognitive disability, learning disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, emotional disability, autism, traumatic brain injury, speech and language disorders, visual and hearing loss, physical and other health impairments, and gifted and talented.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in these distance-delivered programs: Cross-Categorical Certification, BS in Special Education, BS in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, BS in Marketing and Business Education and BS in Technology Education. For use in a degree or certification program, program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 430-960C | SPED 630-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,026.00 undergraduate | $1,461.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Sharon Becker
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Emotional & Behavioral Problems of Children & Adolescents
Description

Assessment, identification and evaluation of emotional and behavioral disorders of learners middle childhood through adolescence, including methods of observing, diagnosing, documenting and interpreting. Characteristics of emotional and behavioral disabled learners, including potential concomitant physical, cognitive, or sensory disabilities and psychological, social and environmental factors contributing to childhood emotional and behavioral disorders.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification or BS in Special Education-Online programs. For use in another program, contact your program adviser prior to registering and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu

Course # SPED 447-960C | SPED 647-960C 
Credits 3
Tuition $1,026.00 undergraduate | $1,461.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Dr. Hulya Ermis-Demirtas
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Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Description

A foundation for understanding individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and its effect on the individuals' life and learning, through a comprehensive overview of the history, current literature, and best practices.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification, the Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate or the BS in Special Education-Online programs. For use in another program, contact your program adviser prior to registering and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 472-960C | SPED 672-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,026.00 undergraduate | $1,461.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Mr. Daniel Paulson
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Behavioral Interventions and Positive Behavior Supports
Description

Study functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and behavioral intervention planning (BIP) for individualized behavior problems for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and related disabilities in the PK-12 educational setting. Focus on assessment skills to produce data-driven environmental modifications, pro-social replacement behaviors, consequence strategies, and home-school collaboration.

Professional development opportunity or for students enrolled in the Cross-Categorical Certification, the Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate or the BS in Special Education-Online programs. For use in another program, contact your program adviser prior to registering and program tuition rates apply. For registration questions, contact outreachreg@uwstout.edu.

Course # SPED 473-960C | SPED 673-960C
Credits 3
Tuition $1,026.00 undergraduate | $1,461.00 graduate 
Schedule June 8 - August 2
Delivery Online
Instructor Ms. Karen Idso
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