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K-12 Professionals

Responsibility, Respect, and Relationships: Creating Emotionally Safe Classrooms

EDUC 792 or 600




Instructor: Robert Nielsen

Grading: Graded

Monday, August 25, 2014 - Friday, December 12, 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 will give you the knowledge and skills to deal with students' apprehensions and fears and at the same time create an emotionally safe classroom atmosphere that promotes learning. Topics covered include teaching to various learning styles and preferences, setting attainable goals for improving student achievement, and helping students in crisis situations.

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In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Create an emotional safety net to support troubled students before they become dangerous students.
  • Recognize and respond effectively to students who are experiencing an emotional crisis.
  • Identify and capitalize on students learning strengths and preferences.

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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