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Sponsored by the College and Graduate School of Education, Health, and Human Services with the Office of Continuing and Distance Education


On-line workshops offer you the opportunity to increase your knowledge and skill base from the comfort of your home or other off-campus site.

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Summer 2014 Workshops

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Spring 2014 Online Workshops

Go to Spring 2014 for a complete listing of summer workshops.

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Workshops marked > are approved or are pending approval for continuing education contact hours from the Ohio Counselor and Social Worker Board (RCS029601). Each workshop credit hour is equal to 15 contact hours.
Workshops marked * are approved for Ohio School Psychologist Association (14-09-21) Mandatory Continuing Education credit.

  • 21stCentury Skills and Technology, Information and Media Literacies
    Come explore the convergence of 21stcentury skills with technology, information and media literacies. Participants will investigate ways that these new literacies can help transform learning. 
    Feb 10 - March 2, 2 credits, ITEC 40093 CRN #20333, ITEC 50093 CRN #20335, Julee Henry, instructor, LDES
  • Adobe Acrobat PDF Basics: An Overview of PDF Files as a Tool
    An effective, easy tool for communicating electronically is a PDF file. This Adobe Acrobat workshop is designed to equip the beginner or novice user with the skills needed to downsize and convert Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel files.
    Jan 3 - 15, 2 credits, ITEC 40093 CRN #20570, ITEC 50093 CRN #20571, Marian Maxfield, instructor, LDES
  • China Today I: Culture and Land
    This workshop will provide an introduction to the enduring culture of China, highlighting Chinese art, philosophy, language and science, as well as what Chinese culture has offered to the world.  
    March 3 - 22, 2 credits, CULT 40093 CRN #20367, CULT 50093 CRN #20368, Xiaoqi Yu, instructor, FLA
  • China Today II: Society and Government
    This workshop will provide an introduction to the contemporary society and political system of China.
    April 7 - 27, 2 credits, CULT 40093 CRN #20380, CULT 50093 CRN #20381, Xiaoqi Yu, instructor, FLA
  • The Culture of Poverty: Understanding the Hidden Rules
    A whole person approach will be utilized to understand the influence of the hidden rules of economic class upon the development of children, adolescents and adults, including a specific focus on individuals living in poverty. 
    Feb 3 - 21, 2 credits, CI 40093 CRN #20329, CI 50093 CRN #20330, Kathryn Knapp, instructor, TLC
  • Designing Web Sites: An Overview
    This workshop provides skills in organizing and writing information for the Web, structuring a site, enhancing site usability and evaluating one's efforts.
    Feb 3 - 14, 1 credit, ITEC 40093 CRN #20327, ITEC 50093 CRN #20328, Marian Maxfield, instructor, LDES
  • Developing Web Sites with Dreamweaver
    Dreamweaver is one of the most highly-rated visual Web site development tools. It provides users with powerful tools to lay out pages, develop, and maintain Web sites and add a wide variety of sophisticated Web features.
    Feb 10 - March 9, 2 credits, ITEC 40093 CRN #20336, ITEC 50093 CRN #20337, Richard (Ben) Hollis, instructor, LDES
  • NEW! Different by Design: Designing Online Courses for Student Learning
    This fully online, asychronous course will help make clear why the online environment is different from the face-to-face classroom, as you learn how to design courses that are especially effective for online learning. In this workshop, you will learn the essentials of instructional design, and how to design/ re-design your course to promote student learning online.  Participants will create the pedagogical framework and structure of an online course, so students are asked to come with a course in mind that they want to work on.  Instructions design principles and practices learned in this course can also be applied to face-to-face courses.
    April 7 - May 3, 2 credits: ITEC 50093 CRN #21840, Bethany Simunich, instructor, LDES 
  • Family History for Teachers, Counselors and Social Workers
    Family history research can be used in K-12 and university classrooms, counseling and social work settings.  Family history can provide authentic opportunities for developing research skills and incredible motivation for reluctant learners.
    Feb 24 - March 22, 2 credits, CI 40093 CRN #20396, CI 50093 CRN #20398, Kathryn Knapp, instructor, TLC
  • NEW! Four Dimensions of Classroom Management
    Learn the importance of the four dimensions of classroom management and how each may be implemented in a classroom setting for positive classroom management.
    Hybrid, March 1 - 23: S, March 1, 8:30-4:30 and ONLINE, 1 credit, CI 40093 CRN #20662, CI 50093 CRN #20663, Pam Paustenbach, Society for Prevention of Violence
  • Grant Writing
    Learn basic grant writing skills, including proposal development, acquisition and management.  Review strategies for developing successful grants.
    Feb 24 - March 21, 2 credits, EDAD 40093 CRN #20345, EDAD 50093 CRN #20346, Diana VanWinkle, instructor, FLA
  • Intercultural Business Practice: Getting Along with Chinese
    The economic tie between China and the U.S. is rapidly growing.  Doing business effectively in China requires a practical knowledge of the culture and people of China.
    Feb 10 - 23, 1 credit, CULT 40093 CRN #20331, CULT 50093 CRN #20332, Xiaoqi Yu, instructor, FLA
  • >* Intrapersonal Conflict and Stress Management
    This workshop will explore a variety of ways to help manage intrapersonal conflict – conflict within your own self – and how these techniques can be applied to both reduce stress and enhance optimal performance.
    Jan 13 - Feb 16, 2 credits, CHDS 50093 CRN #20314, Jennifer Maxwell, instructor, LDES
  • >* Managing and Negotiating Conflict in Your Personal and Professional Life
    This workshop teaches ways to wage and to manage conflict constructively using active listening, communication skills and principled negotiation. Personal conflict styles and temperament will be examined as well as the role of power relationship and cultural differences.
    Feb 17 - March 23, 2 credits, CHDS 50093 CRN # #20338, Jennifer Maxwell, instructor, LDES
  • Photoshop® I
    Focus on the fundamental operations and controls of Photoshop®. The workshop will feature lectures, demonstrations and tutorial lessons from the text. Required text to be determined. 
    2 credits, Richard (Ben) Hollis, instructor, LDES
    (A) Apr 7 - May 4, 2014 ITEC 40093 CRN #20386,  ITEC 50093 CRN #20387
    (B) Dec 27, 2013 - Jan 24, 2014, ITEC 40093 CRN #20310,  ITEC 50093 CRN #20311
  • Podcasting and Screen Capturing for Educators and Trainers
    Participants will explore how newer technologies can enhance their own teaching and their students' learning by using audio recording and screen capturing software.
    Jan 27 - Feb 16, 2 credits, ITEC 40093 CRN #20317,  ITEC 50093 CRN #20319, Elizabeth Thomas, instructor, LDES
  • Problem-Based Learning: An Interactive and Engaging Student-Centered Learning Environment
    Problem Based Learning (PBL) is a student-centered methodology that provides an engaging interactive learning environment.  PBL requires students to resolve everyday problems through research, higher-level thinking and cooperation.
    Apr 4 - May 2, 2 credits, CI 40093 CRN #20373, CI 50093 CRN #20374, Marian Maxfield, instructor, TLC
  • Response to Intervention: A Promising Practice for Identifying and Helping Struggling Learners
    Participants will obtain a solid understanding of the logic behind RTI, how RTI is implemented in schools, and how RTI can be used to identify students who have learning disabilities.
    Apr 7 - May 4, 2 credits, SPED 40093 CRN #20384, SPED 50093 CRN #20385, Andrew Wiley, instructor, LDES
  • Social Networking for Educators
    Social networking has become a means of communication among students and faculty alike.  This workshop will teach the fundamentals of social networking and its impact on education.
    March 3 - 23, 2 credits, ITEC 40093 CRN #20369, ITEC 50093 CRN #20370, Julee Henry, instructor, LDES
  • Teen Dating in the 21stCentury: The Impact of Alcohol, Drugs, and Sex
    This workshop is designed to provide parents, students, and professionals the skills and tools to work with teenagers who are involved in dating.  Teenage dating has evolved during the 21stcentury to a point that teens as young as twelve and thirteen are now dating and engaging in sexual .
    1 credit, Sandra Miller-Jones, instructor, LDES
    (A) Jan 27 - Feb 23, CHDS 40093 CRN #20320, CHDS 50093 CRN #20321
    (B) Apr 28 - May 26, CHDS 40093 CRN #20392, CHDS 50093 CRN #20393
  • Time Management
    For teachers and students alike, planning, priority setting, scheduling, project management and decision-making are important skills that can be applied both in school and in one's personal life. Attend this workshop and learn how time management can enhance all aspects of your life.
    Apr 7 - 27, 1 credit, CI 40093 CRN #20378, CI 50093 CRN #20379, Christine Perrow, instructor, TLC
  • Understanding and Working With Difficult Children
    This workshop is designed to provide individuals who are working with children, or plan on working with children, pertinent information regarding recognizing and understanding behavior problems in children.  Eclectic approaches are needed to address specific behavior issues. 
    Feb 24 - March 23, 1 credit, CHDS 40093 CRN #20347, CHDS 50093 CRN #20350, Sandra Miller-Jones, instructor, LDES
  • >* Understanding Power and Control in Interpersonal Relationships: A Course for Educators, Counselors and Social Workers
    This course has been developed for professionals to enhance their ability to recognize power inequalities and the effects of coercion and force in the context of trust-based relationships.
    March 31 - May 4, 2 credits, CHDS 50093 CRN #20372, Jennifer Maxwell, instructor, LDES

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The staff of the Office of Professional Development and Outreach can arrange and deliver credit bearing workshops at your school. Please ask about our "Option for Credit" tuition of $150 per credit hour.

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