Special Tuition Rate.
Strategy- and Project-Based Learning Applied English (0)
In this course students build on and apply their acquired
English language skills to several long-term projects including
Reader's Theater, Digital Stories, and extensive writing
projects. Students also keep and reflect on reading, vocabulary,
and speaking journals, and practice autonomous learning
strategies such as finding and understanding the main idea and
important details in reading and listening contexts, using the
writing process to organize and revise written works, and making
use of suprasegmental features of English to ensure
comprehensible spoken communication. Open only to students in
the Panama Bilingue program.
Special Tuition Rate. Instructional Method: Hybrid. Open only to
students in Career Switchers Program.
Literacy in Nonformal Settings (3)
This course provides an opportunity for exploring diverse
settings for literacy learning during the early years, beyond
formal schooling. Meets with EDU-623 N01.
Diversity and Inclusion in Training Programs (1)
This course develops students' toolkits for conducting,
planning, or overseeing inclusive training programs in diverse
contexts. In this institute, the course looks at students' own
biases and assumptions that play into training assessments,
participant recruitment, logistics, curriculum development, and
group facilitation. The course builds skills in applying a lens
for diversity and inclusion across a variety of identities and
power dynamics, such as culture/nationality, economic status,
race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, sex/gender, religion,
disability, age, language, etc.
Training and Facilitation for Online Context (1)
This course encourages students to examine how foundational
training principles and approaches are adapted to design and
facilitate programs in online contexts, including the blending
of asynchronous and synchronous components into hybrid programs.
By modeling methods for deploying technology that engages
students throughout the training cycle, students examine a
variety of opportunities and challenges in online training. Upon
completion, students possess the skills to design and implement
outcomes-based online trainings, identify and evaluate
appropriate technologies to meet learning goals, and critically
assess and question the effectiveness of online training.