NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Adaptive Curriculum Development, Levels 1-4

EDUC 600




Instructor: Jody Barbie

Grading: Graded

Monday, August 25, 2014 - Friday, December 19, 2014

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $375 for each level

Course Description:

The curricula designed by the teachers will challenge the students to observe similarities and differences between the environment and/or culture of the locales visited by the Integrated Studies students.


Students will:

1.  Develop curricular projects that by design, require students to do original research, challenge or test a belief or demonstrate a phenomena.

2.  Design a unit/lesson in which students are engaged in a lesson following the criteria of one or more of the educational models researched from the current literature on instructional models.

3.  Design a unit and/or lesson in which there is meaningful use of a variety of computer hardware and software applications.

4.  Curriculum must include adaptations and modifications for students in special education.

5.  Implement this lesson/unit into an appropriate course within the next school term.



About The Instructor

Jody Barbie

Jody Barbie earned her M.S. in Education, with a minor in emotional disturbances, from North Dakota State University. Her B.S. in Education and English was also from North Dakota State University. Jody has experience as an adjunct professor for North Dakota State University and previously taught for the Fargo Public Schools. In her 35 year career, Jody has also served on several boards, has experience in grant writing, and has won several professional awards for her teaching.

**Registration Instructions:

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided.

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