NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Creating a Professional Portfolio: Showcasing Your Teaching Strengths

EDUC 792 or 600




Instructor: Robert Nielsen

Grading: Graded

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

Instruction Mode: 1-Way Video

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $350

Class Offered Through Quality Educational Programs (Video for Educators)

Course Description:

This course is designed to help you extend the application of what you learned in a previously taken QEP course while gaining experience in the creation of a professional portfolio. The portfolio development guidelines are aligned with the standards set by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. (Prerequisite: you must have previously taken or be currently enrolled in another QEP course.)

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In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Create an impressive portfolio that celebrates your learning strengths.
  • Take an important first step toward national certification.
  • Use professional portfolios as a vehicle for career-long professional development.

About The Instructor

Robert Nielsen
Robert Nielsen

Dr. Robert Nielsen is certified nationally and licensed in North Dakota as a professional counselor and clinical counselor. He earned an Ed.D. in Psychology, Counseling, and Guidance from the University of North Colorado. Dr. Robert Nielsen has been a counselor and counselor educator at NDSU for the past 42 years where his research and presentation focus has been stress management. He has taught courses on stress management to undergraduate students, master's level students, and doctoral level students. He has presented hundreds of times on the topic throughout the United States and most recently was invited as a guest presenter in Hawaii. 

**Registration Instructions:

A $14.00 shipping and handling fee will be charged for each order.

If it is necessary to withdraw from the course(s), a $35 nonrefundable administrative fee per course will be assessed.

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