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Drake Designed Online Courses

Drake University Continuing Education and Professional Development offers online courses for PreK-12 classroom teachers and athletic coaches seeking graduate credit for license renewal, salary advancement, or elective credit. These courses are practical and award-winning. The course start dates are noted below in the course listing.

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) or email: distancelearning@drake.edu

ATHLETIC COACHING

Coaching Wrestling: “Build Your A.R.M.O.U.R.” - Setting the Standard of Excellence in Your Wrestling Program EDMA 279
*Self-Paced:
You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.

Coaching Track and Field and Cross Country with Integrity, Inclusiveness, and Passion (EDMA 258)
*Self-Paced: You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.


Coaching Basketball: Building a Culture of Competitiveness, Respect, and Togetherness in your Basketball Program (EDMA 255)
*Self-Paced: You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
This course was designed by Chris Larson, head coach of the Norwalk Warriors. The 2020 Class 3A, Iowa State Champions!
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.

Creating a Successful Football Coaching Legacy Through Culture, Program Development, and Fundamentals (EDMA 257)
*Self-Paced:
You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted Physical Education-(EDMA 253)
*Self-Paced:
You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.

Concussion in Sport: What We Need to Know as Educators (EDMA 262)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 3 - June 30, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $220.00 (There is no textbook for this course)

The Mental Edge: Applied Sports Psychology for Coaches (EDMA 251)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 17 - August 11, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
The Mental Edge Video Introduction 


COMPUTER SCIENCE

Computer Science in the Elementary Classroom (EDMA 269)
2 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 24 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Graduate Credit-2 semester hours, $440.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-2 semester hours, $220.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Creative Coding (EDMA 283)
*Self-Paced:
You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.


CULTURAL AWARENESS

Cultural Awareness: Seeing Past the Stereotypes (EDMA 209)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 10 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $330.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Cultural Awareness Video Introduction


DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION

Differentiation and Literacy (EDMA 244)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 10 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $330.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌


DOMINO EFFECT

Domino Effect Online (EDMA 299)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: July 8 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $220.00


HEALTH

Middle School and High School Health: Building a 21st Century Curriculum (EDMA 254)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 17 - August 11, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Middle School and High School Health Video Introduction


LEADERSHIP

Unleash Your Genius
1 Semester Hour of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: July 8  - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-1 semester hours, $220.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌


LICENSURE SPECIFIC

Human Relations (EDMA 204)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 10 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Human Relations Video Introduction

Elementary Social Studies: Making Your Content Relevant (EDMA 208)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 10 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Elementary Soc Studies Video Introduction  


PHYSICAL EDUCATION

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted Physical Education-(EDMA 253)
*Self-Paced:
You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.

High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards into Action (EDMA 252)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 10 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

High School Phy Ed Video Introduction


POWER OF PLAY

Power of Play: Learning, Communicating, and Engaging Learners (EDMA 261)
Summer 2024 Dates: June 8 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by: Drake University 
Graduate Credit -1 semester hour, $220.00
Location: Drake University CEPD Online


READING AND LITERACY 

Differentiation and Literacy (EDMA 244)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 10 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Iowa License Renewal-3 semester hours, $330.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Today Children's Literature (EDMA 207)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
*Self-Paced:
You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.


SELF-CARE AND WELL-BEING

Strategies for Well-Being and Self-Care for Educators EDMA 200
1 Semester Hour of Credit
*Self-Paced:
You are required to schedule one virtual meeting with your instructor at mid-term of the course.
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $220.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌.
Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
You have until June 12, 2024, to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.


SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING

Domino Effect Online (EDMA 299)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: July 8 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $220.00

Trauma Centered School Cultures (EDMA 259)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 17 - August 11, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $660.00
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hours, $330.00
Blended Format

*Synchronous (Virtual) Meetings: June 22 and July 27, 2024 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST.

Supportive Engagement: Building Social Emotional Resilience (EDMA 268)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not Offered for Summer
Not offered for Fall.
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $660.00
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hour, $330.00
Blended Format

*Synchronous (Virtual) Meetings  

Turning Trauma Into Teachable Moments (EDMA 232)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 24 - August 18, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $660.00
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hour, $330.00
Blended Format

*Synchronous (virtual) meetings: June 29 and August 3, 2024, 9:00 am - 11:00 am CST


SOCIAL STUDIES

Elementary Social Studies: Making Your Content Relevant (EDMA 208)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Summer 2024 Dates: June 10 - August 4, 2024
Not offered for Fall.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Elementary Soc Studies Video Introduction 


Important Online Course Information

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).

Students seeking to use these courses for recertification or salary advancement should seek prior approval from their school district or appropriate licensing agency. 

Equity and Inclusion

https://www.drake.edu/diversity/
At the heart of Equity and Inclusion at Drake, we believe that acting upon opportunities and empowering our community is the way to achieve long-term and effective change. That commitment to community is demonstrated by a variety of student, faculty, and staff opportunities to join efforts in programs and initiatives. 

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. Please click on this link for more information: https://www.drake.edu/accounts/1098tinformation/

Questions should be directed to Student Account Services, (515) 271-4777.
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