Graduate Education Courses

Please find the required Master's and licensure courses on our Graduate Education page. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the academic advisor listed. If a textbook order has been placed with our Campus Store, go to the link on the left: "Campus Resources", click on Campus Store, then on "Booklist" in the blue box to the left. Scroll through until you find the start of the GED numbers. The Campus Store is in the Alliot Student Center. The syllabi will be on Canvas, our learning management system. 

Find the summer registration form under Academic Forms.  Registration began January 30th for accepted students and will be February 27th for anyone else.  The course listing/descriptions can be found by clicking on the"Summer" tab below.  (Look at blue box to the left!)

Accepted students in their first semester, and students not in our program, must submit a paper registration form.  Course confirmations come from the Registrar's Office.  Accepted students in their 2nd semester can register automatically through KnightVision.

Summer Incentive: Take first GED course at current rate of $590/credit, take 2nd + GED course at $150 off per credit.  Does not apply to contract courses, Independent studies or auditing. SU17 Only!

 

Future Education Course Offerings

NOTE: This is a tentative schedule for planning purposes. Some courses may need to be offered during other terms or days. Fall and spring courses are offered in the evening from 5:00-7:30 with a few exceptions beginning 30 minutes earlier or later. Click here for course descriptions. 

Last updated March 28, 2017

Course Code Course Title CR SUMMER FALL SPRING
GED 508 Current Topics in Special Education

3

X

GED 509 Integrative Curriculum

3

W

GED 510 Becoming A Literacy Leader: Tools & Strategies for Success

3

X
GED 511 Fundamentals of Curriculum

3

TH

W

GED 516

Educational Foundations: Understanding the Past and Creating the Future

3

M

M

GED 517 Teaching Nonfiction in the Elementary Grades  3 T
GED 520 Child and Adolescent Development 3

X

GED 522 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary Classroom 3

T

GED 526 Special Topics 3

X

X

X

GED 528 K-8 Curriculum, Assessment and Management 4

W

GED 529 Personalized Learning  X   

 TH

GED 530 Literacy in Middle and Secondary Schools 3 TH

 

GED 534 Assessment and Instruction in Reading 3

M

GED 535 Author and Illustrator Studies 3

X

GED 544 Mindfulness Education: Cultivating Caring, Attention, Awareness and Self-Regulation     

 W

GED 547 Middle and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment 4

TH

GED 550 Student Teaching Internship
6    X  X  
GED 555
Student Teaching Seminar
3   T
 T  
GED 558 Educator as Researcher
3

X

T

 
GED 562 Thesis Research 3

X

X

X

GED 565 Computer-Assisted Language Learning (Cross listed with GSL 520) 3 Online
GED 567 Legal and Financial Management of Schools 4

 

T
GED 572 School Leadership 3

 W

GED 580 Approaches to Teaching 
3

 

M (SP17)
GED 581 Social/Emotional Development and Individual Differences  3 X (SU18)

TH (SP18)

GED 595 Launching and Developing a Writers' Workshop in the Elementary Grades 3

 

W
GED 596 Digital Media: Imagine the Possibilities 3

T

GED 606 Literacy Development and Instruction K-8 3

M

GED 607 Literacy Instruction for Adolescent Readers Who Struggle 3

X

GED 612 Math and Diversity 3

M

GED 613 Mathematics in the K-8 Classroom 3

T

GED 618 From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools 3

X

GED 621 Supervision, Evaluation & Teacher Development 3

TH

GED 623 Ceramics for Educators 3

GED 624 The Art of the Book  X      
GED 631 Development, Learning, and Individual Differences  3

X

GED 632 Assessment of Students within General and Special Education 3

 

T
GED 633 Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education 3 X

 

GED 635A Middle Grades: Organizational Strand 3

W

GED 635A Middle Grades Summer Institute (SU17: Champlain College, register through MGI) 3

X

GED 636 Special Education Leadership      

 T

 
GED 668 Administration & Interpretation of Woodcock-Johnson IV 3

X

GED 640 Language and Learning 4

TH

GED 641 Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom K-12 3

X

T

GED 643 Instruction of K-6 Students with Learning Challenges in Language Arts 3

X

GED 649 Arts:The Creative Process 3

W (Every other year starting SP15)

GED 651 Hand On! Learning in and through the Arts 3

T (starts FA17 every other year)


GED 661 Special Education Practicum & Seminar (SP18) 6

 

W
GED 669 Oral Traditions & Literacy: Readers' Theater, Poetry Slams and Storytelling 3  

TH

 
GED 673 Special Topics: Arts 1-3

X

X

X

GED 674 Multicultural Arts 3

 

T (starts FA18 every other year) 
GED 675  Educator as Artist: Personalized Learning, Teaching,and Engaging in the Artistic Process  3      X   
GED 676 Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Curriculum and Assessment 4

M

GED 678 Heroes, Art & Social Justice: Aesthetic Perspectives 3

W (Every other year starting FA14)

GED 684 School and Community 3

X

GED 686 Independent Study 1 to 6

X

X

X

GED 687 Directed Readings 1 to 6

X

X

X

GED 688 School Leadership Internship, Part 1 (summer), Part II (fall), Part III (spring)
for Principal Endorsement, Director of Curriculum, and Director of Special Education (2 credits each semester) Year-long Internship
2 X

M

M

GED 688D
Specialized Literacy Professional Endorsement Practicum
 3    X  X  
 GED 693 Integrating Art, Social Studies & Language Arts:
 K-8
 3

W (Every other year starting FA15)

 


GED 695
Teaching K-8 Science and Engineering 3 X

GED 699
Capstone Seminar 3

X

TH (SP17)

Summer 2017 Graduate Education Courses

Courses offered, dates, and times subject to change.  Paper registration form found under "Academic Forms". DESCRIPTIONS below list of courses.  (Summer Incentive does not apply to Independent Studies, Contract Courses (GED 527 or GED 635) or auditing a course; $150 off per credit for your 2nd + GED course).  No Classes Memorial Day or July 4th!

GED 508 Success for all Students (3)  Glenn Patterson and Andrea Griffin M-TH  July 10-13
July 17-20
8:00 am-12:45 pm
GED 510 

Becoming a Literacy Leader: Tools and Strategies for Success (3)

 

Gayle Moskowitz 

T-Th
May 24 & 31
5:00-8:00 pm
July 18-20 and July 25-28
8:00 am-12:30 pm
GED 520 Child and Adolescent Development (3) 

 
Janet Stearns M/W
M-F
M-Th 





 
May 22, 24: 5:00-7:30 PM
July 31 - Aug. 4: 1:00-4:30 PM
August 7-10: 9:00 AM-12:30 PM

3 hrs. online in July (to be discussed at first class)


 
GED 526A Nourishing the Inner Life: Mindfulness, Resilience, and Well-Being for Educators (3) Sam Crowell
M-F
 
July 17-28
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
GED 535 Children's Literature: Author and Illustrator Studies (3) Anita Silvey M-Th

F
July 10-13
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
August 11
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
GED 558A
Closed
Educator as Researcher (3) 
Approval by Instructor needed.  Paper registration only.

First Meeting:  May 22nd, 5:00-6:30 PM, Durick Library, Room 246

 
Claudine Bedell  T May 30, June 6, 13, 20
4:30 - 8:30 pm
June 27, July 11, 18, 25
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
(Work from home 4 hrs. week of
July 4th)
GED 558B
Closed
Educator as Researcher (3)
Approval by Instructor needed. Paper registration only.
Amy Cole TH  May 25 - July 20
4:00 pm-8:00 pm 
(Last class 3:00-8:00 pm)
GED 607 Literacy Instruction for Adolescent Readers Who Struggle (3) David Mendenhall M-F June 26 - July 7
8:00 am - 12:15 pm
GED 618 From Assessment to Action: Using Data to Improve Schools (3)  Dan French

M-F

 

   

July 17-28
8:00 am -12:30 pm

 

 

GED 624 The Art of the Book (3)

A $50.00 materials fee is required and due at registration.
Ann Joppe-Mercure  M-F July 10-21
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
GED 631 Development, Learning, Behavior & Individual Differences (3)

(Instructor will explain online component at first class May 30)
Dylan McNamara

See Dates

May 30, June 12, 26, July 17, 24, 31 , August  7, 9
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

3 hrs. online weeks of June 5, 19, July 10, 31
 
GED 633

 Legal and Professional Issues in Special Education (3)

(Instructor will explain online component at first class May 22)

Tania Hayes  See Dates





 

May 22 - 4:30-7:30 pm in class
Weeks of 5/22 & 5/29 - 3 hrs. online 

June 5 - 5:00-7:30 pm in class
Weeks of 6/5, 6/12 - 3 hrs. online

June 19-23 in class
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
GED 635 Middle Grades Summer Institute (3) 
(Please pick one strand; first 4 are for middle level endorsement. See list under descriptions).  Contact James Nagle, jnagle2@smcvt.edu, or visit www.middlegradescollaborative.com.  Must register through MGI.
Staff M-F

At Champlain College
June 26-30
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Follow-up conference in January, 2018 at Champlain College

GED 641 Teaching in an Inclusive Classroom K-12 (3) Cathy Quinn T June 13 - August 8
4:00 pm - 8:15 pm
No class June 27

4.5 hrs. online - to be discussed 
at first class.
GED 643 Instruction of Students with Learning Challenges in the Area of Language Arts: Elementary Level (3)
Prerequisite:  GED 522 Teaching Literacy in the Elementary Classroom or instructor approval.
Held at Lyman C. Hunt Middle School, 1364 North Avenue, Burlington
Amy Knight M-F




July 10– 28
8:30 am - 11:30 am

(Held at Lyman C. Hunt Middle School)

GED 668  Administration and Interpretation of the Woodcock-Johnson IV (3)

 
Rich Reid      M-F



July 31 - August 4
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
One follow-up Saturday in October, 2017.

GED 684 School and Community (3)


Valerie Gardner

W-F
M-F
W-Th

 
 

June 21-23
June 26 - June 30
July 5 and 6
(No class 7/3 or 7/4)

8:00 am - 12:15 pm 

 

GED 688 School Leadership Practicum for: Principal, Director of Curriculum, Director of Special Education - Part 1 (2)
Full year practicum - 2 credits per semester, must be taken in sequential order.  Paper registration form required, approval by instructor needed.  Part II is FA17 (2 cr.) and Part III is SP18 (2 cr.)See description below.
Valerie Gardner

W, Th

 

 

May 24, June 1
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
(August meeting will be scheduled at first class)
GED 695 Teaching K-8 Science and Engineering (3)
A $25.00 materials fee is required and due at registration.
Elizabeth Mirra M-F June 26- July 7
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
(No Class July 4th)
GED 699A
Closed

Capstone Seminar (3)

Needs Instructor Approval.  Prerequisite: Research proposal approved by GED 558 Educator as Researcher instructor, an IRB approval letter and all data collected and recorded.

First Meeting:  May 2, 4:00-8:00 pm

James Nagle T



 
First Meeting: May 2, 4:00-8:00 pm
May 23- June 27
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presentation Dates:  
July 6, 7, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
GED
699B
Closed
Capstone Seminar (3)

Needs Instructor Approval.  Prerequisite:  Research proposal approved by GED 558 Educator as Reseracher instructor, an IRB approval letter and all data collected and recorded.
 Amy Cole  M,W




June 12 - July 12
4:00 pm - 8:00pm
No class week of July 3

Presentation Dates:
July 17, 19
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

GED-Summer2017-CourseDescriptions

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