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Fall 2020 Online Graduate Courses

Drake University is proud to offer CEPD developed courses for Iowa License Renewal Credit!

The Fall 2020 start dates for courses developed by Drake University are noted below in the course listing.


PLS Developed Course Dates:

Fall 2020 registration are OPEN and the start dates for the PLS courses are as follows:

  • Fall A: September 8 – October 26
  • Fall B: OCtober 13 - November 30

PLS students may register through the Friday morning of the first week of class. If you are registering after the class starts, please call: 1-866-PLS CLASS (757-2527). 

How to Register:

  • Courses are listed by content area.
  • Select a course by clicking on the title. Register online by following the prompts. (There is no other application process. Register, pay and you're a Drake Bulldog!)
  • If you have questions, call 1-800-76-TEACH‌ (1-800-768-3224)

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!!
March 13, 2020

To help limit exposure and spread of the coronavirus causing COVID-19, we are physically not in the office. We are still running normal business hours of 8:00 am to 4:00 pm CST, Monday through Friday. We will continue to process your coursework, including expedites during this time. You may also register for our online courses.

ATHLETIC COACHING

NEW - Coaching Track and Field and Cross Country with Integrity, Inclusiveness and Passion (EDMA 258)
Fall 2020 dates: September 1 - December 16, 2020

*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 4 - April 16, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
This is a self-paced course. Fall semester students must register by September 1 and have until December 16 to complete the work.

Coaching Basketball: Building a Culture of Competitiveness, Respect, and Togetherness in your Basketball Program (EDMA 255)
Fall 2020 dates: September 1 - December 16, 2020

*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 4 - April 16, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
This is a self-paced course. Fall semester students must register by September 1 and have until December 16 to complete the work.
This course was designed by Chris Larson, head coach of the Norwalk Warriors. The 2020 Class 3A, Iowa State Champions!

Creating a Successful Football Coaching Legacy Through Culture, Program Development, and Fundamentals (EDMA 257)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 4 - April 16, 2021

Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

Real Coaching II: Honing The Competitive Edge ONLINE (EDMA 250)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 8 - April 4, 2021

Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Real Coaching II Online Video Introduction

The Mental Edge: Applied Sports Psychology for Coaches (EDMA 251)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 8 - April 4, 2021 
Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
The Mental Edge Video Introduction

Leading the Right Way: Being an Ethically Centered Coach (EDMA 256)
1 Semester Hour Graduate Credit 
Next Offered: TBD
Developed by Drake University 
$210 (the text is not included in the tuition price)
Leading the Right Way Video Introduction 

BULLYING PREVENTION

Anti-Bullying: Where to Start (EDMA 205)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 1 - March 14, 2021

Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Anti-Bullying Video Introduction

Trauma Centered School Cultures
Not available for Fall
Blended Format:
This course describes the issues childhood trauma introduces into education environments and how schools can create cultures that promote students’ developing the resilience to thrive in safe educational environments. The course will describe the nature of trauma and how it affects children and the adults who care for them. It provides strategies schools can apply to promote psychological health and the social, emotional, and intellectual skills necessary to become resilient.
Dates:
*Synchronous (Virtual) Meetings:
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hour, $300.00
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $625.00
Location:
Drake University online
*Attendance Policy: Since this course is structured to include mandatory synchronous meetings, regular and punctual attendance is of prime importance.  Students are expected to attend all virtual class meetings.

CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

Classroom Management: Orchestrating a Community of Learners (EDMA 225)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725

COMPUTER SCIENCE IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

Computer Science in the Elementary Classroom (EDMA 269)
Fall 2020 dates: September 28 - November 8, 2020
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 1 - March 14, 2021 
Graduate Credit-2 semester hours, $415.00
(not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-2 semester hours, $200.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

CULTURAL AWARENESS

Cultural Awareness: Seeing Past the Stereotypes (EDMA 209)-COURSE CANCELLED
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 18 - March 14, 2021 
Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

Cultural Awareness Video Introduction

Cultural Awareness for Law Enforcement (EDMA 247)
Fall 2020 dates: August 24 - December 13, 2020

Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

Teaching through Learning Channels (EDMA 241)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

Purposeful Learning through Multiple Intelligences (EDMA 236)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725  

Using Online Resources to Bring Primary Sources to the Classroom (EDMA 243)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

Action Research For the Classroom (EDMA 221)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725

Successful Teaching for Acceptance of Responsibility (EDMA 238)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION

Differentiation and Literacy (EDMA 244)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 25 - March 21, 2021

Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

Differentiated Instruction for Today's Classroom (EDMA 229)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNER

Teaching the English Language Learner (EDMA 240)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

HEALTH

Middle School and High School Health: Building a 21st Century Health Curriculum (EDMA 254)
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020

*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 25 - March 21, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Middle School and High School Health Video Introduction

INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING

Instructional Coaching (EDMA 242) - Now offered for Iowa License Renewal Credit!
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit $725
Iowa License Renewal Credit $500
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning

LEADERSHIP

Building a Professional Network (self-paced)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725

PLS 3rd Learning now offers a micro-credential in Building a Professional Network. Participants will be awarded an official certificate of completion from the Academy for Educators at the end of the program, verifying their mastery of its subject matter.

Leadership for Sustainable School Development (EDMA 239)
Not available for Fall
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-4 semester hours, $900.00 (course materials are included in the tuition price)  

Teacher Leadership Strategies (EDMA 206)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course for Spring 2021: February 8 -  April 4, 2021

Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Teacher Leadership Strategies Video Introduction

LICENSURE SPECIFIC

Human Relations (EDMA 204)
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 1 -  March 28, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Human Relations Video Introduction

Elementary Social Studies: Making Your Content Relevant (EDMA 208)
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 25 - March 21, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Elementary Soc Studies Video Introduction 

ONLINE LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION

Instructional Design for Online Educators (EDMA 234)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

Blended and Synchronous Learning Design (EDMA 223)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

Building Online Collaborative Environments (EDMA 224)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

Action Research in the E-Learning Environment (EDMA 222)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725

Educating the Net-Generation (EDMA 230)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725 

Facilitating Online Learning Communities (EDMA 231)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725  

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted Physical Education (EDMA 253)-COURSE CANCELLED
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020

*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 8 - April 4, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted PE Video Introduction 

High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards into Action (EDMA 252)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 25 -  March 21, 2021

Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
High School Phy Ed Video Introduction

POWER OF PLAY

Power of Play: Learning, Communicating, and Engaging Learners
Not available for Fall
*Synchronous (Virtual) Meetings:
Developed by: Drake University 
Graduate Credit -1 semester hour, $170
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 1 semester hour, $90.00
Location: Drake University Online

READING AND LITERACY 

Differentiation and Literacy (EDMA 244)
Not available for Fall
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 25 -  March 21, 2021

Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

Foundations of Literacy: Beginning Reading (EDMA 203)
3 Semester Hours of Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning $725 

Reading Across the Curriculum (EDMA 202)
3 Semester Hours Graduate Credit
Partner: PLS 3rd Learning      $725

Today's Children's Literature (EDMA 207)
Fall 2020 dates: September 28 - November 1, 2020
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 1 - March 7, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $210.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-1 semester hour, $100.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

SCIENCE

Inspiring Investigations through Citizen Science
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15,2020

*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: March 22 - April 25, 2021
Developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $250 
The textbook is included in the price of the course

SOCIAL STUDIES

Elementary Social Studies: Making Your Content Relevant (EDMA 208)
Fall 2020 dates: September 21 - November 15, 2020

*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: January 25 -  March 21, 2021
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $625.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $300.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Elementary Soc Studies Video Introduction

SUICIDE PREVENTION

Suicide Prevention for Educators and Administrators (EDMA 157)
Fall 2020 dates: September 28 - November 8, 2020

Developed by Drake University
*Anticipated Course Dates for Spring 2021: February 1 -  March 14, 2021
Graduate Credit-2 semester hours, $415.00
(not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-2 semester hours, $200.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

TRAUMA CENTERED SCHOOL CULTURES

Trauma Centered School Cultures
Not available for Fall
Blended Format:
This course describes the issues childhood trauma introduces into education environments and how schools can create cultures that promote students’ developing the resilience to thrive in safe educational environments. The course will describe the nature of trauma and how it affects children and the adults who care for them. It provides strategies schools can apply to promote psychological health and the social, emotional, and intellectual skills necessary to become resilient.
Dates:
*Synchronous (Virtual) Meetings:
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hour, $300.00
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $625.00
Location:
Drake University online
*Attendance Policy: Since this course is structured to include mandatory synchronous meetings, regular and punctual attendance is of prime importance.  Students are expected to attend all virtual class meetings.

 

Important Online Course Information

Online course participants are required to read selected course materials, view video modules (where required), engage in weekly online discussion with colleagues and instructors, and complete three to four application assignments and one summary project.

You may enroll in a maximum of 12 credit hours in one semester through Continuing Education & Professional Development. Questions? Please contact the Distance Learning Center at 1-800-76-TEACH (800-768-3224 option 1).

Students seeking to use these courses for recertification or salary advancement should seek prior approval from their school district or appropriate licensing agency. Scroll down for a list of states from which we cannot currently accept registrations, located at the bottom of this page. 

Tax Information

Students taking EDMA courses through Continuing Education and Professional Development do not have a 1098T tax form available for viewing in myDrake unless enrolled in a Drake degree program. In so far as is possible, Drake University will provide information, upon request, to any person concerning charges and payments related to their academic activity at Drake University, regardless of whether or not a 1098T statement was generated. However, under the provisions of FERPA, financial information is protected information that will not be released to any person, other than the student, without the student’s express written consent. Persons who must have this consent to obtain information include a spouse, parent, or tax preparer. Questions should be directed to Student Account Services, (515) 271-2151, Option 4.

At this time we cannot accept registrations from the following: Washington D.C.

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