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  • ED-703

    Prin. of Academic Coaching

    Academic Coaching is an emerging and evolving field that is at the forefront of retention efforts in higher education. This course will teach students how to apply the most recent ideas and concepts in the field of academic coaching to their work as higher education administrators. Upon completion of this course students will be able to holistically support students toward academic persistence degree completion, and career success.
  • ED-704

    Bldg.Academic Learning Comm.

    Learning Communities are one way that institutions are able to increase student learning and create self-sufficient learners. In this course students will learn the history of learning communities and the theory that guides the professionals that create and facilitate them. Students will be exposed to ideas of design thinking and learn innovative strategies to incorporate design thinking into their work with colleagues and students. Students will engage in a hands on experience as they craft their own learning community by the conclusion of the course.
  • ED-710


    This course addresses the historical, philosophical, and ethical perspectives of education services for students with special needs. Federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to special education will be studied. Legal and educational terminology and definitions for students with mild to moderate disabilities will be discussed. Knowledge of services provided by other agencies, such as augmentative and alternative communicative, assistive technology, development of an individualized education plan (IEP), and relevant current literature are covered in this course.
  • ED-711


    This course will address students with moderate disabilities as well as the design or modification curriculum, instructional materials, and general education classroom environments for these students. Emphasis will be placed on differentiated instruction that focuses on developing appropriate strategies for meeting the needs of diverse learners. It will align with the principles of inclusion with their educational implementation by exploring and applying instructional strategies and curricular adaptations that are most effective in the general education setting. A field-based experience is required.
  • NU-710

    Informatics in Health Care

    Informatics in Health Care explores the background and theory of nursing and health care information systems. Strategies are examined for analyzing, designing/developing, implementing, and evaluating information systems for health care professionals and consumers with an emphasis on improving the quality of care delivery. Content and projects are applicable to advanced practice nurses, nurse educators and researchers, nurse leaders, executives and other health care professionals.
  • NU-713

    Adv Epidemiology/Biostatistic

    Using the quantitative science of epidemiology and biostatistics, this course examines the basis for identification and analysis of factors that promote and inhibit the health of populations. The course includes the history and methods of epidemiology and contemporary public health issues as well as selected biostatics. Epidemiological methods and biostatics are applied to nursing practice, leadership, education and research.
  • NU-716

    Culture & Health:Perspectives

    This course focuses on the complexities inherent in the culture and health interface and how these variable influence quality health care in the context of the American healthcare system. Frameworks, theories, and models that explore culture and health, generally, and among selected populations, specifically, are identified. Within a cross-cultural perspective, quality health care is considered from the perspectives of the individual, family, group or community client, and of the nurse who may be in direct care, educational, leadership or research positions.
  • NU-722

    Quantitative Res Methods

    This course provides the learner with an in-depth analysis of advanced quantitative research methods used in nursing and health care research. Focus is placed on the following topics: research designs, sampling methods, data collection strategies, instrument selection and analytic models. Learners use critical thinking skills to analyze quantitative methods as a framework for making decisions regarding clinical problems. Selected statistical models will be discussed in order to summarize and examine research data within the decision-making framework. Content will be applied to actual clinical problems.HYBRID 15/FA:Meeting Dates 9/20,10/18,11/8,12/6
  • NU-726

    Adv.Research:Evid.BasedPrac I

    This is the first of two sequential courses that provides the students with an in-depth analysis of quantitative and qualitative research methods used in nursing and health care research. Throughout the course, students will use critical thinking skills to analyze qualitative and quantitative methods as a framework for making decisions regarding clinical problems. Evidence-based practice models will be analyzed to facilitate the identification of a practice problem and the development of an extensive review of the literature.
  • NU-727

    AdvResearch:Evid.BasedPrac II

    This is the second of two sequential courses that will provide the students with the further development of their evidence-based practice project. This course will focus on in-depth analysis of quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis methods. Utilizing an EBP model, students will develop a comprehensive plan for project implementation and evaluation.