NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Bullying: Awareness, Prevention & Intervention in Grades 4-8

EDUC 600




Instructor: Dianne Nichol

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

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

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $345

Course Description:

This course will teach elementary and middle grade teachers (grades 4-8) about the myths, facts, research, and current events that surround bullying. Teachers will be introduced to the different types of bullying in addition to the various roles involved in bullying. Effective strategies will be covered to help teachers assess, prevent, and reduce bullying in the classroom and school. Teachers will understand how to properly intervene during incidents of bullying and learn how to use and develop activities that will help manage bullying in the classroom.

Required Text:

“Bullying Hurts: Teaching Kindness Through Read Alouds and Guided Conversations” by Lester Laminack.

Textbook can be found at Amazon.com or at http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=%E2%80%9CBullying+Hurts%3A+Teaching+Kindness+Through+Read+Alouds+and+Guided+Conversations%E2%80%9D+by+Lester+Laminack.

About The Instructor

Dianne Nichol
Kathryn "Diane" Nichols earned her M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction from Point Noma College in San Diego, CA and earned her B.A. in Anthropology & Social Sciences from University of California in Berkeley. Dianne received the Who's Who in American Education Award, was the recipient of the "Honor Roll of Educators" Award in North San Diego County as well as was the Teacher of the Year for Cardiff School District.

Special Instructions:

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

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**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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