Course Dates | Available any semester
Credits | 2 Transcripted Graduate Credits (Does not count toward degree completion)Corresponds to EDUC-610.Adapted for independent learning.
Delivery Method | Online Asynchronous (Self-paced)
Cost | $595 ($297.50 per credit)
Instructor Name | Dr. Cassandra Glynn
Initial Licensure | If you are taking this course in order to obtain an initial teaching license, the standards being addressed and assessed in this course are listed with the course assignments and readings.
This course focuses on the social and emotional needs of K-12 learners in today's classrooms. Teachers will gain both a deeper understanding of complex emotional and behavioral issues, and a clear sense of how to apply principles of social and emotional learning to students in their own classrooms.
The course is organized around major themes that describe current views of learning and focused primarily on the core elements of licensing requirements. Students will gain an understanding of how these themes apply to instruction, assessment, and human development.
This course will provide content that is relevant to practicing PreK-12 teachers, and opportunities to
Examine schools as developmental contexts where culture and interactions with family, teachers and peers all influence a student's well-being
Reflect upon and expand teachers’ instructional repertoire
Develop awareness of the relationship between teacher behaviors/decisions, student learning, and student psychological well-being
Analyze current approaches to Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) models
This course will
Increase students’ understanding of current conceptions of how knowledge is acquired and represented (How do children learn?)
Expand students’ knowledge of psychological, social and emotional constructs as they relate to student learning
Increase students’ understanding of the principles of motivation applied in school settings
Increase students’ understanding of the role culture plays in learning, and on psycho-social-emotional well-being
Develop awareness of relationship between effective instructional practice and therapeutic outcomes for students
Critically analyze current models of Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)
National Academics of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. How People Learn II: Learners, Contexts, and Cultures. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
Merril, K. and Gueldner, B. (2020) Social and Emotional Learning in the Classroom: Promoting Mental Health & Academic Success, Second Edition. Guilford Press: New York.
Course Activities & Assignments
To help you better comprehend, practice, and reflect on the teaching ideas and strategies in this course, you will complete 8 reading assignments with corresponding questions to answer.
There are 3 written reflections that correspond to specific teaching standards. Students are responsible for completing and uploading each assignment.
Assignments are designed to help you reflect on and/or apply your learning to your future teaching.
Complete the General Admission Form if you are new to academic courses at Concordia in order to receive graduate credit on a transcript once you complete your course. You only need to complete this form once to attend courses at Concordia.
Current admitted students do not need to complete the form.
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Dr. Cassandra GlynnAssociate Professor | EducationDirector of Master of Education ProgramsConcordia College
Dr. Glynn is an Associate Professor of Education at Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. She also serves as Director of the Master of Education programs, overseeing the Master of Education in World Language Instruction in partnership with Concordia Language Villages, the Master of Education with a concentration in Teaching and Learning, and the Master of Education with a concentration in Health and Physical Education. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Minnesota with a focus in Second Languages and Cultures Education. Dr. Glynn’s research interests center around the experiences of marginalized and underrepresented students in world language classes and on world language teachers’ experiences as they take critical approaches to teaching languages and cultures. Her work has been published in journals such as the L2 Journal, Modern Language Journal, Language Teaching Research, and the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy. She is co-author of Words and Actions: Teaching Languages Through the Lens of Social Justice (ACTFL, 2014, 2018). Prior to starting at Concordia College, Dr. Glynn taught middle school language classes and high school German, including dual credit, and worked in the German and French Villages at Concordia Language Villages.
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