Teaching & Technology Course Rotations

Option 1: Teaching and Learning

CORE 12 hours Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 610 Research in Education (3) Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 625 Issues in School, Community, and Family (3) Fall
Summer
EDUC 640 Supervision and Assessment of Teachers & Learners (3) Spring Summer
EDUC 657 Exceptionality, Diversity, and Difference (3) Fall Spring
REQUIRED 12 hours
EDUC 635 Technology for Learning (3) Spring
EDUC 650 Field Design and Implementation (3) Fall
EDUC 675 Teaching with 21st Century Tools (3) Summer
EDUC 685 Action Research in Education (3) Fall Spring
ELECTIVES 6 hours
EDUC 630 Principles of Teaching and Learning (3) Not Offered
EDUC 642 Supervision for Student Teachers (3) Summer
EDUC 665 Learning Theory and Instructional Design (3) Fall
STEMED 660 Design for Engineering (3) Fall
STEMED 665 Invention and Innovation (3) Summer
STEMED 670 Design, Technology, and Engineering for Elem (3) Spring
SPECIAL PROGRAM 3 hours
EDUC 689 Research Application (1) Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 698 Capstone (2) Fall Spring Summer

Option 2: Communication Education

CORE 12 hours Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 610 Research in Education (3) Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 625 Issues in School, Community, and Family (3) Fall
Summer
EDUC 640 Supervision and Assessment of Teachers & Learners (3) Spring Summer
EDUC 657 Exceptionality, Diversity, and Difference (3) Fall Spring
REQUIRED 21 hours
COMM 611  Communication Theory(3)
Spring Even
COMM 630 Instructional Communication and Technology (3) Fall Even
COMM 645 Media Uses and Effects (3) Spring Odd
COMM 650 Advanced Interpersonal Communication (3)

Summer Even
COMM 655 Advanced Intercultural Communication (3) Fall Odd
COMM 660 Group Communication, Team Building and Leadership (3)
Summer Odd
EDUC 685 Action Research in Education (3) Fall Spring
SPECIAL PROGRAM 3 hours
EDUC 689 Research Application (1) Fall Spring Summer
EDUC 698 Capstone (2) Fall Spring Summer

Sample Programs of Study

Office Information

Mailing Address:
Office of Graduate Studies and Research
101 College Street SW
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone: 701.845.7303
Fax: 701.845.7190
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Library and Information Technologies
concentration contact:
Donna James - Library Director
Phone: 701.845.7275
Email: donna.james@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Technology Education
concentration contact:
Dr. Peder Gjovik - Department Chair
Phone: 701.845.7448
Email: peder.gjovik@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Teaching & Technology concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
Elementary Education concentration contact:
Dr. Heather Kvilvang
Phone: 701.845.7199
Email: heather.kvilvang@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Language Learners concentration contact:
Dr. Joan Aus  
Phone: 701.845.7187 
Email: joan.aus@vcsu.edu

For more information on:
English Education concentration contact:
Dr. Greg Brister 
Phone: 701.845.7317 
Email:  greg.brister@vcsu.edu
Contact Information

Questions on Graduate Studies:
Misty Lindgren
Phone: 701.845.7303
Email: graduate@vcsu.edu

Office of Graduate Studies
Dr. James Boe - Director
Phone: 701.845.7304
Email: jim.boe@vcsu.edu

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