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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
Intercollegial Programs

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The following courses are offered as part of the Office of Graduate Studies Professional Development and Community Engagement (PDCE) program; they are taught by members of the Graduate School PDCE faculty and by faculty members from throughout the University. Graduate School courses are open to University graduate students in any academic program, including nondegree students, on a first-come-first-served basis. Information about the PDCE program is given in chapter 1; additional information is published by the Office of Graduate Studies.

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after the publication of this catalog.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

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180E, 280E, 380E. Conference Course in Graduate Studies. Professional development projects related to the student's discipline or area of research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

390C. Academic and Professional Consulting. Study of how to organize and apply academic knowledge and research in the public and private sectors. Focus on the opportunities for and principles of effective consulting. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390F. Professional Internship. Independent work in a professional environment. Students are supervised by a professional mentor as well as a faculty member. Internship is arranged by the student. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the student's graduate adviser.

390G. Innovation and Design. Project-based course on using design methods and innovation to solve problems in a range of contexts such as research and scholarship, community development, and entrepreneurship. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

190J, 290J, 390J. Topics in Professional Development. Study of special topics such as conflict resolution, media and public affairs, community engagement, and interdisciplinary collaboration. One, two, or three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Additional prerequisites vary with the topic and are given in the Course Schedule.

390K. K-12 Internship. Independent work in a K-12-related environment. Students are supervised by a professional mentor as well as a faculty member. Internship is arranged by the student. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the student's graduate adviser.

390M. Academic and Professional Uses of Technology. The integration of technology into the classroom and other academic and nonacademic contexts. Focus on instructional and presentational uses of technology. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390N. Preparing Future Faculty Internship. Individual work with faculty members in institutions of higher education. Designed to prepare students for academic careers. Internship is arranged by the student. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor and the student's graduate adviser.

390P. Multicultural Issues in Academic and Professional Instruction. Study of how cultural and disciplinary perspectives influence teaching and scholarship. Emphasis on developing skills for effective collaboration across these different perspectives. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390R. Academic and Professional Ethics. How ethical systems and specific decisions in both academic and professional situations influence institutional and relational outcomes. Emphasis on developing skills for effectively anticipating and resolving ethical conflicts. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390S. Academic and Professional Communication. Theory and practice of speaking in academic settings. Emphasis is on the application of principles of effective speaking to discipline-specific examples. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390T. Advanced College Teaching Methods. Exploration of issues in higher education; research on new strategies for teaching and learning at the college level. This course provides training beyond the basic teaching skills covered in each graduate field's supervised teaching course. Also covers learning in nonacademic settings. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

390W. Publishing, Theses and Dissertations, and Grant Writing. In-depth, focused instruction on writing grants, theses, and dissertations, and publishing in academic and professional settings. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

392W. Academic and Professional Writing. Theory and practice of writing in academic settings. Emphasis is on a systematic procedure for organizing and writing research papers, conference papers, and other documents as required in specific disciplines. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

098T. Teaching and Learning. Study of the fundamental principles of human learning in relation to the design and implementation of effective instruction. Three lecture hours a week for eight weeks. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and concurrent enrollment in an approved departmental supervised teaching course.

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