CAS - Applied Studies

Courses numbered 100 to 299 = lower-division; 300 to 499 = upper-division; 500 to 799 = undergraduate/graduate.

CAS 750A.  Effective Instructional Practices I   (0.5-7).

Participants learn about various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences in education. Instructional methods include such collaborative educational models as small and large group teaching, team-based, interactive and experiential case-based learning. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate achievement in learners. With an appreciation of the diversity of the student body, participants effectively integrate and apply technology into instruction, when appropriate, to develop and deliver curricula to enhance student learning. Repeatable for credit.

CAS 750B.  Effective Instructional Practices II   (0.5-7).

Participants continue to learn about various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences in education. Instructional methods include such collaborative educational models as small and large group teaching, team-based, interactive and experiential case-based learning. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate achievement in learners. With an appreciation of the diversity of the student body, participants effectively integrate and apply technology into instruction, when appropriate, to develop and deliver curricula including web-based teaching environments, content management systems, collaborative project development and interactive media with an emphasis on instructional design advancements which affect the learning environment. Repeatable for credit.

CAS 750C.  Adaptive Schools Seminar   (1-4).

The Adaptive Schools Foundation and Advanced Seminars present a productive, practical set of ideas and tools for developing collaborative groups in becoming effective and better equipped to resolve complex issues around student learning. The work of the Adaptive Schools Seminars is to develop the resources and capacities of the organization and of individuals to cohesively respond to the changing needs of students and society.

CAS 750D.  Effective Instructional Practices III   (0.5-7).

Examines various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences in education. Instructional methods include such collaborative educational models as small and large group teaching, team-based, interactive and experiential case-based learning. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate achievement in learners. With an appreciation of the diversity of the student body, participants effectively integrate and apply technology into instruction, when appropriate, to develop and deliver curricula to enhance student learning. Repeatable for credit.

CAS 750E.  Effective Instructional Practices IV   (0.5-7).

Expands on previous examinations of various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences in education. Instructional methods include such collaborative educational models as small and large group teaching, team-based, interactive and experiential case-based learning. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate achievement in learners. With an appreciation of the diversity of the student body, participants effectively integrate and apply technology into instruction, when appropriate, to develop and deliver curricula including web-based teaching environments, content management systems, collaborative project development and interactive media with an emphasis on instructional design advancements which affect the learning environment. Repeatable for credit.

CAS 750F.  Effective Instructional Practices V   (0.5-7).

Continues to examine various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences in education. Instructional methods include such collaborative educational models as small and large group teaching, team-based, interactive and experiential case-based learning. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate achievement of learners. With an appreciation of the diversity of the student body, participants effectively integrate and apply technology into instruction, when appropriate, to develop and deliver curricula to enhance student learning. Repeatable for credit.

CAS 750G.  Effective Instructional Practices VI   (0.5-7).

Expanded examination of various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences in education. Instructional methods include such collaborative educational models as small and large group teaching, team-based, interactive and experiential case-based learning. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate achievement of learners. With an appreciation of the diversity of the student body, participants effectively integrate and apply technology into instruction, when appropriate, to develop and deliver curricula including web-based teaching environments, content management systems, collaborative project development and interactive media emphasizing instructional design advancements which affect the learning environment. Repeatable for credit.

CAS 750I.  Effective Instructional Practices VII   (0.5-10).

Designed for educators who are continuing to learn about various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences within their classroom. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate learner's achievement. With an appreciation of the diversity of the student body, participants effectively integrate problem solving, critical thinking and creativity into instruction, when appropriate, to develop and deliver curricula in a safe, inclusive environment. Repeatable for credit.

CAS 750K.  Effective Instructional Practices VIII   (0.5-7).

Designed for educators who are continuing to learn about various instructional strategies to enhance learning experiences within their classroom. Focuses on educator behaviors that stimulate learner's achievement with an appreciation of the diversity of the student body. Repeatable for credit.