NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

How to Identify and Combat Bullying in Our Schools

EDUC 600




Instructor: Joshua Stein

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

Course Fee: $400

Course Description:

Everyone knows bullying is an issue. Hopefully you haven't been forced to deal with it. But you can't just sit on the sidelines and wait for the worst to happen. No! You must take this course so that you can be counted as one of the many who are fighting against bullying in our schools! The course is designed as a self-paced distance learning module. You can learn from the comfort and privacy of your own home. You will be required to read books and articles, watch videos, provide written responses as well as write a brief essay at the culmination of class.


Upon completion course participants:

  • assess personal beliefs towards bullying.
  • learn a specific definition of bullying.
  • develop a written plan for dealing with bullying and harassment in their school setting.
  • analyze the diversity of their student population.
  • define Relational Bullying.
  • proactively develop responses to common situations that may arise in school.
  • learn to identify subtle bullying behaviors.
  • understand how Cyber Bullying works.
  • develop ways to deal proactively and effectively with bullying in their population.
  • identify the victim, the bully, and the bystander.
  • support bullying prevention using article reviews.


"The Bully, the Bullied, and the Bystander: From Preschool to High School--How Parents and Teachers Can Help Break the Cycle of Violence" by Barbara Coloroso, ISBN-13: 978-0060014308

This book is the Companion Reading book. You will read it as you work through each lesson.

"Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World" by Rosalind Wiseman, ISBN: 978-0307454447

This book will be read outside of class time. Please read it as you take the course.

About The Instructor

Joshua Stein
Joshua Stein

Joshua Stein earned an M.S. in Instructional Technology Specialist from St. Joseph's University. His B.S. in Elementary Education is from Pennsylvania State University. Joshua has over 14 years of experience as an instructional technology training and elementary teacher.

Special Instructions:

The total cost includes the NDSU graduate credit however textbooks are not included.

**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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