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K-12 Professionals

Teaching Students Responsible Behavior II: Social-Emotional Learning

EDUC 792 or 600




Instructor: Robert Nielsen

Grading: Letter

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 focuses on teaching students responsible behavior by combining social-emotional learning (SEL) with choice theory. Included are SEL strategies to help students regulate their behavior (restrain impulses, manage stress and anger, self-evaluate, plan effectively, and persevere) and get along with others (take othersĀ¹ perspective, empathize, demonstrate manners and social skills).

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In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Create and use specific, engaging strategies for teaching the emotional and social skills all students need.
  • Integrate SEL into the academic curriculum.
  • Learn skills to deal with any discipline situation no matter how intense.
  • Integrate character education into their classroom instruction.
  • Gain cooperation and prevent discipline problems.

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:

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

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