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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 class 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)

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
Fall 2022 Course Dates: Registration is now open and you have until October 7, 2022 to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022, but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

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
Fall 2022 Course Dates: Registration is now open and you have until October 7, 2022 to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022, but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

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
Fall 2022 Course Dates: Registration is now open and you have until October 7, 2022 to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022, but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
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!

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
Fall 2022 Course Dates: Registration is now open and you have until October 7, 2022 to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY December 2, 2022, but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on December 16.
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

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

Real Coaching II: Honing The Competitive Edge ONLINE (EDMA 250)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Real Coaching II Online Video Introduction

The Mental Edge: Applied Sports Psychology for Coaches (EDMA 251)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
The Mental Edge Video Introduction

BULLYING PREVENTION

Anti-Bullying: Where to Start (EDMA 205)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Anti-Bullying Video Introduction

Trauma Centered School Cultures (EDMA 259)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $660.00
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hours, $330.00
Blended Format

*There are two Synchronous (Virtual) Meetings:
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.

Supportive Engagement: Building Social Emotional Resilience (EDMA 268)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: January 16 – March 12, 2023
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $660.00
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hours, $330.00
Blended Format

*Synchronous (virtual) meetings TBD 
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.

COMPUTER SCIENCE IN THE ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM

Computer Science in the Elementary Classroom (EDMA 269)
2 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
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)‌

CULTURAL AWARENESS

Cultural Awareness: Seeing Past the Stereotypes (EDMA 209)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 26 – November 20, 2022 
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: February 20 – April 16, 2023
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

Cultural Awareness for Law Enforcement
January 31 - May 22, 2022

Developed by Drake University
Non-credit, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)

DIFFERENTIATED INSTRUCTION

Differentiation and Literacy (EDMA 244)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 – November 13, 2022
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: March 13 – May 7, 2023
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)

DOMINO EFFECT

Domino Effect Online (EDMA 299)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: March 27 – April 23, 2023
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
Not offered for Spring
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

Teacher Leadership Strategies (EDMA 206)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring

Developed by Drake University 
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)
Teacher Leadership Strategies Video Introduction

LICENSURE SPECIFIC

Human Relations (EDMA 204)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 – November 13, 2022
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: January 23 – March 19, 2023
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
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 – November 13, 2022
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: January 23 – March 19, 2023

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)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 – November 13, 2022
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: February 6 – April 2, 2023
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

EveryBODY Wins: Adapted PE Video Introduction 

High School Physical Education: Putting National Standards into Action (EDMA 252)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

High School Phy Ed Video Introduction

RACIAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Racial Justice and Human Rights in the United States: Post WWII through the Cold War (EDMA 289)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

READING AND LITERACY 

Differentiation and Literacy (EDMA 244)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 – November 13, 2022
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: March 13 – May 7, 2023
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's Children's Literature (EDMA 207)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 26 – October 30, 2022

Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $220.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

SCIENCE

Inspiring Investigations through Citizen Science (EDMA 158)
1-semester Graduate Credit- $250 
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 - November 13, 2022
Developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The readability of this course is geared toward 4-8 grades.
The textbook is included in the price of the course

SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING

The Domino Effect (EDMA 299)
1 Semester Hour of Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: March 27 – April 23, 2023
Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-1 semester hour, $220.00 (this course does to have a textbook
)‌

Trauma Centered School Cultures (EDMA 259)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $660.00
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hours, $330.00
Blended Format

*There are two Synchronous (Virtual) Meetings:
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.

Supportive Engagement: Building Social-Emotional Resilience (EDMA 268)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: January 16 – March 12, 2023
Graduate Credit - 3 semester hours, $660.00
Iowa License Renewal Credit - 3 semester hours, $330.00
Blended Format

*Synchronous (virtual) meetings TBD
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.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Elementary Social Studies: Making Your Content Relevant (EDMA 208)
3 Semester Hours of Credit
Fall 2022 Course Dates: September 19 – November 13, 2022
*Anticipated Spring 2023 Course Dates: January 23 – March 19, 2023

Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌
Elementary Soc Studies Video Introduction 

SUICIDE PREVENTION

Suicide Prevention for Educators and Administrators (EDMA 157)
2 Semester Hours of Credit
Not offered for Spring

Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-2 semester hours, $440.00
(not including the cost of the textbook)‌

 


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. Scroll down for a list of states from which we cannot currently accept registrations, located at the bottom of this page. 

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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