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Developmental Education Certificate Series  

The Developmental Education Certificate Program is designed to help you develop the knowledge, methods, and skills necessary to support the academic success of today's adult learners, particularly those who might otherwise struggle in postsecondary educational settings.

This online professional development certificate program in Developmental Education gives you a strong foundation in current curricular and co-curricular developmental education best practices, including understanding and accommodating the needs of students who are often labeled as "at-risk" of failing.

You may take the courses listed one at a time or if you purchase the bundle there is a cost savings of $50.00. If you are interested in the bundle please register for the bundled course only.


Principles of Transformative Learning
Item: 201803XCOE52200 Instructor: Charlene Atkins
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Students will engage in practice with learner-centered instructional strategies, intervention models, and assessment methods.
Class Dates: 9/24/2018 - 11/16/2018 Fee: $425.00
This course is completely online and part of a professional development certificate in developmental education.

Strategies for Supporting All Learners
Item: 201901XCOE52300 Instructor: Chris Beggs
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This course will investigate best practices in supporting and including learners of varying academic preparation who represent diverse backgrounds. Special emphasis will be given to practices that promote positive outcomes for first-generation, low-income, and historically-underserved student populations.

Participants will also receive training in the implementation and assessment of effective support programs.

Class Dates: 1/8/2019 - 3/2/2019 Fee: $425.00
This course is completely online and is also part of a professional education certificate in developmental education

Internship in Developmental Education
Item: 201902XCOE59100 Instructor: (TBD) To Be Determined
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This course provides a supervised and evaluated field experience with practical application in developmental education with an opportunity to gain relevant knowledge and skills that can be used in multiple employment settings.

Research in Developmental Education
Item: 201901XCOE59200 Instructor: (TBD) To Be Determined
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Students will learn principles of action research and of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods approaches. Students will develop skills for analysis of others' research and will create their own research proposals.
This course is open to students who have completed at least 9 hours in the developmental education certificate course offerings.

Professional Certificate in Development Education (Bundled)
Item: 201802XCOE52000 Instructor: 
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This Developmental Education Certificate includes 15 credit hours of professional development credit with the focus on developmental education which is currently in high demand. With this program being completely on line it is well suited for the adult learner.
Class Dates: 5/14/2018 - 5/10/2019 Fee: $2,000.00
This is a bundled registration that covers the 5 courses required to acquire the Developmental Education Certificate

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