Upcoming Locations

Summer 2014 Satellite Courses

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(Locations by state, then by date)

*Courses for credit or require additional work and cost $280 for tuition and fees. Courses
for non-credit (12.5 clock hours) require attendance at all sessions and cost $145 for tuition
and fees. Please also note: those wanting to apply the course to WELS Early Childhood Synod
Certification or the CDA credential must take the course for credit. 

ARIZONA

EDU3215 Teaching Religion      3 credits
Objectives, curriculum requirements, materials, and methods of conducting classroom devotions and of teaching Bible history, catechism, and hymnology in the Lutheran elementary and middle school classrooms.
J. Lance Hartzell    Jul 21 - Aug 1  approx. 9 am-2 pm, subject to class input     Arizona Luth. Academy - Phoenix AZ

CALIFORNIA

EDU9031 Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders     credit or non-credit*
Theoretical foundations and research base for interventions that can be used by
teachers and that can assist families when making decisions about their children.

Carrie Pfeifer         Aug 4 - Aug 5  9:00 am - 5:00 pm      California Lutheran High School - Wildomar CA

ILLINOIS

MUS8101 Music and Worship in Early Childhood Education   credit or non-credit*
Spiritual, musical, psychosocial,  and cognitive aspects of
music learning in early childhood. Participants will survey early childhood music
learning theories and music teaching methods. The course will include the use of
the WELS music curriculum,
Sing and Make Music.
Susan Haar         Jul 17 - Jul 18  8:00 am - 3:00 pm       Jerusalem Lutheran School - Morton Grove IL

MICHIGAN

EDU8511 Designing Instruction Using Authentic Assessment     credit or non-credit*
Suitable for teachers of all grade levels, participants in this workshop will learn the key
characteristics of authentic assessment and teaching strategies that complement its use.
Criteria and standards for the development of authentic assessments will be shared
so that participants can design authentic tasks they can use in their teaching. Scoring
student work through the use of rubrics will be addressed.

Gene Pfeifer   Jun 30 - Jul 1  Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm     Salem Lutheran Elementary School - Owosso MI

MINNESOTA

EDU8533 Grading Techniques     1 credit
An exploration of assessment, evaluation, and effective grading techniques.
Cynthia Whaley     Jul 9 - Jul 11  Wed. & Thurs. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Fri. 8:00 am - Noon  St. Croix Lutheran High School - West St. Paul MN

ENG8601 Communication    credit or non-credit*
An examination of interpersonal communication skills (verbal and nonverbal) that
emphasize the evangelical nature of Christian relationships. Topics include conflict
resolution, effective listening, reflecting, paraphrasing, and encouraging
communication.

William Pekrul    Jul 7 - Jul 9   9:30 am - 2:30 pm   St. Croix Lutheran High School - West St. Paul MN

NEBRASKA

PDS0601 Service Playing for Organists     5 clock hours
This seminar is intended to strengthen organ service playing skills.  Organ techniques; playing hymns, liturgy, and psalms; registration; repertoire; service planning; and related issues will be considered.
Wayne Wagner       Jun 14     9:00 am - 3:00 pm   Faith Lutheran - Rising City, NE


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WISCONSIN

EDU8511 Designing Instruction Using Authentic Assessment     credit or non-credit*
Suitable for teachers of all grade levels, participants in this workshop will learn the key
characteristics of authentic assessment and teaching strategies that complement its use.
Criteria and standards for the development of authentic assessments will be shared
so that participants can design authentic tasks they can use in their teaching. Scoring
student work through the use of rubrics will be addressed.

Gene Pfeifer     Jun 23 - Jun 24  9:00 am - 5:00 pm   Kettle Moraine High School - Jackson WI

EDU8508 Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension     1 credit
Demonstration of strategies that will help students comprehend what they read.
Cynthia Whaley    Jun 2 - Jun 4  Mon. & Tues. 8 am - 4:30 pm; Wed. 8 am - Noon    St. Mark - Eau Claire WI

EDT8001 Activities in Using the SMART Board       1 credit
A hands-on approach giving students experience using the SMART Board with a variety
of subject areas and activities. Participants construct practical materials. Designed
for beginning users of the SMART Board or for individuals who want to learn more
about SMART Board.
James Grunwald      Jun 16 - Jun 19  8:00 am - 11:30 am    Luther Preparatory School - Watertown WI

EDT8018 SMART Board for Intermediate Users     1 credit
A hands-on approach giving students additional experience using a SMART Board
with a variety of subject areas and activities.  Designed for intermediate level
SMART Board users.

James Grunwald       Jun 16 - Jun 19  12:45 pm - 4:15 pm   Luther Preparatory School - Watertown WI                      
EDU9031 Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders     1 credit 
Theoretical foundations and research base for interventions that can be used by teachers and that can assist families when making decisions about their children.
Carrie Pfeifer          Jun 16 - Jun 17  9:00 am - 5:00 pm      Trinity-St. Luke's Clark St. Campus - Watertown WI

PED8101 Physical and Motor Development     credit or non-credit*
Teachers of young children play a vital role in fostering their physical and motor
development. This two-day course addresses the physical needs of children from
conception through childhood. Participants will plan for a week of physical education
classes using a format presented in class.

John Gronholz        Jun 16 - Jun 17  Mon 8:30 am - 3:30 pm, Tues 8:30 am - 2:30 pm    Trinity-St. Luke's Clark St. Campus - Watertown WI

EDU8104 Observation and Assessment   credit or non-credit*
Participants will explore the why, what, when, where, and how of observation and
assessment in appropriate environments for young children. Through a variety of
instructional strategies, a balance of theory and practice will develop the knowledge
and skills necessary to establish a practical approach for the observation and
assessment of young children.

Cheryl Loomis        Jun 18 - Jun 19  9:00 am - 4:00 pm     Trinity-St. Lukes Clark St. Campus - Watertown WI 

EDU9540 Principles of Christian Education     3 credits
An overview of Christian education, especially formal Lutheran early childhood,
elementary, and secondary education, with the goal of understanding and
appreciating Lutheran schools as one of the means by which the Wisconsin
Evangelical Lutheran Synod carries out the Lord’s command to “tell the next
generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, his power, and the wonders he has
done” (Psalm 78:4).
Robert Klindworth      Jul 7 - Jul 18  8:00 am - 2:00 pm  WELS Center for Mission and Ministry - Pewaukee WI

THE1001 Biblical History and  Literature I     3 credit
The biblical record of God's grace from creation to the destruction of Jerusalem.
John Lawrenz            May 17 - July 1     Contact Instructor    St. Marcus - Milwaukee WI 

THE9532 Chaplaincy Issues and Fieldwork Seminar     1 credit

A follow-up to Chaplaincy Issues and Fieldwork in which participants share fieldwork
experiences and interact with Chaplaincy Certification Committee members.
Prerequisite: THE9522

Daniel Krause        Jun 23 - Jun 27      Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary - Mequon WI

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EDU3215 Teaching Religion      3 credits
Objectives, curriculum requirements, materials, and methods of conducting
classroom devotions and of teaching Bible history, catechism, and hymnology in the
Lutheran elementary and middle school classrooms.

Jonathan Roux       Jun 26 - Jul 11  8:00 am -  Noon     Fox Valley Lutheran High School - Appleton WI 

EDU8535 The Role of Grammar in a Balanced Language Arts Curriculum         1 credit
Discussion and demonstration of grammar instruction strategies that will help students with their grammar skills.
Jonathan Roux       Jul 14 - 16  Mon. & Tues. 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; Wed. 8:00 am - Noon  Trinity-St. Luke's Clark St. Campus - Watertown WI  

EDU8505 Portfolio Assessment      1 credit
Participants will identify authentic assessment activities, plan student and parental
involvement in portfolio assessment, and develop models of portfolio assessment for
classroom and school-wide use.

Cynthia Whaley     Jul 14 - Jul 16  Mon. & Tues. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Wed. 8:00 am - Noon    Trinity-St. Luke's Clark St. Campus - Watertown WI

EDU8205 Teaching Writing in the Elementary School   1 credit
The philosophy and implementation of a process-approach model of teaching
writing in language as well as across the curriculum.
Jonathan Roux      Jul 16 - Jul 18  Wed. 8:00 - Noon; Thurs. & Fri. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm     Trinity-St. Luke's Clark St. Campus - Watertown WI                            

EDU8206 Multidisciplinary Teaching K-8    1 credit
Exploring the philosophy of multidisciplinary teaching and how it is implemented in
the classroom.  Applying standards to this design will be included.

Cynthia Whaley      Jul 16 - Jul 18  Wed. 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm; Thurs. & Fri. 8:00 am - 4:30 pm    Trinity-St. Luke's Clark St. Campus - Watertown WI


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