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GROUPS: To enroll a group, please contact Lorie Spencer at 617-879-2376 or lspencer@wheelock.edu.

INDIVIDUALS: Register and pay online using our secure Cashnet registration system.

THIS ONLINE OPTION IS NOW ALSO AVAILABLE FOR REGISTRANTS USING WHEELOCK VOUCHERS!

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The pace of change being experienced by social service professionals and their clients can be overwhelming without broader perspectives, new methods, and improved practices. If you are interested in taking a class or two to stay on top of your profession, to get to know Wheelock, to earn credits, or just to learn something new, we welcome you to our non-matriculated students program.

(If you're currently an enrolled Wheelock student, please register using the MyWheelock portal.)

Discounts are available for organizations or school districts enrolling groups of students in the same courses. To register a group, please contact Lorie Spencer at 617-879-2376 or lspencer@wheelock.edu.

MTEL Prep Classes

Wheelock College offers prep courses  to the general public to prepare for the following MTEL (Massachusetts Test for Educator Licensure) tests: Early Childhood; Communication and Literacy Skills: Reading Subtest; Communication and Literacy Skills: Writing Subtest; General Curriculum: Multisubject Subtest; and the General Curriculum: Mathematics Subtest.

Visit our MTEL Prep web page to see which courses are currently available and to register.

Special Graduate Course Opportunity

MLE 505: SEI Language, Literacy, and Content

In this state-approved, graduate SEI course from Wheelock College, you will develop and apply knowledge of second language acquisition to effective instruction and assessment for English language learners. The course introduces design and classroom implementation of sheltered lessons that integrate content and academic language goals. This course is open to core and non-core Licensed educators in public, private, and parochial settings who are NOT currently enrolled in a Wheelock licensure program. The course includes 13 face-to-face class sessions and an online component.

MLE 505 leads to the Massachusetts Sheltered English Language Endorsement for licensed teachers.

FALL SESSION NOW ENROLLING!
Dates: September 6-December 13, 2017, Wednesdays, 5-8PM
Course Fee (including $10 registration fee): Just $900 for 4 graduate credits. We will honor two Wheelock vouchers for this course, on a first-come, first-served basis. If you would like to pay using a Wheelock voucher, please contact Student Accounts at 617-879-2236. Learn more/download the course flier.

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Fall 2017 Courses for Non-Matriculated Students

Course Levels and Prices

  • GRADUATE COURSES: $3,250 per graduate credit ($2,170 per credit for audit/non-credit), plus a $10 registration fee per course
  • UNDERGRADUATE COURSES: $1,090 per undergraduate credit, plus a $10 registration fee per course

Notes: Those paying with a Wheelock voucher pay only the $10 registration fee for any course. You must hold a bachelor's degree to earn graduate credit for any listed courses that include a for-credit option.

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COURSE INFO LEVEL COURSE DESCRIPTION
AST 257 Race in America
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Mon/Wed, 12-1:40PM
4 Undergraduate Credits
Instructor: Joyce Hope Scott
UG Analyzes history and meaning of race in America. Interdisciplinary, including fiction, philosophy, historic documents, laws, and popular culture. Focus on Native American, African American, Asian American, and Latino experiences. Topics include Indian removal policies, slavery, creation of "whiteness," eugenics, immigration exclusion laws, 1960s civil rights movements, and contemporary meanings of race.
AUT 510 Fundamentals of Autism
Sept. 15-Nov. 18, 2017
Fridays, 4:30-8:30PM
Saturdays, 9AM-5PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Dorothy Iannuzzi
GRAD Employs cross-disciplinary perspective to address issues of evaluation, research, policy and advocacy related to individuals with autism and famillies across the lifespan in home, school and communities. Students will study empirical literature regarding the diagnostic criteria, biological and genetic influences, and as overview of evidence-based practice as treatment for autism.
AUT 520 Autism: Interventions & Supports
Sept. 10-Dec. 3, 2017
Thursdays, 8-9PM and Online
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Jill Noel Hudson
GRAD Reviews effective evidence-based practices for individuals with autism, matches individuals' strengths and needs for practices. Emphasizes assessing, implementing and evaluating appropriate interventions and support for children with social and communication challenges. Underscores recognizing the diversity of individuals with autism and the importance of positive psychology in improving their quality of life and learning outcomes.
EDU 546 Teaching & Learning of History & Social Studies
Tuesdays, 4-6:30PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Karen Worth
GRAD Students explore social studies subject matter including historical narrative and legacy. They develop, implement, and assess inclusive curricula; analyze pre-existing curricula; learn and compare city, state, and national standards; and document implicit and explicit social studies learning.
EDU 622 Patterns, Functions & Algebra
Sept. 6-Oct. 30, 2017
Online Course
2 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Thomas Haferd
GRAD Explores algebraic thinking in the K-6 classroom. Uses tables, graphs, and rules to recognize, extend, analyze and describe linear and non-linear patterns. Concepts of integers, variable, function, inequality and equation are developed through investigations using current technology and trends consistent with NCTM, Common Care and MCFM.
EDU 630 Inquiry Into Life Science
Nov. 1-Dec. 22, 2017
Online Course
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Ellen Faszewsi
GRAD Introduces the role of scientific inquiry in life science through hands-on investigations. Begins with characteristics of living things followed by examination of the various structures (and their function) found in plants and animals, adaptations in response to the environment. Introduces how life science concepts are taught in the elementary classroom.
EDU 636 Science Inquiry in Action
Nov. 1-Dec. 22, 2017
Online Course
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Jeff Winokur
GRAD Examines development from the prenatal period to age 9 across physical-motor, social, emotional, and cognitive domains. Articulates the interactive roles of heredity, environment, and culture. Implications for curriculum design are drawn.
HDF 702 Language, Literacy, and Culture
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Thursdays, 4-6PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor:
Terry Meier
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GRAD Examines interrelationships among language, race, culture, ethnicity, and identity. Focuses on dialectical diversity withing English and its relationship to the development of academic language proficiency in multi-lingual school contexts. Explores pragmatic aspects of language use including stylistic variation, code-switching and itntercultural communication. Encourages students to examine their own linguistic biases.
NPL 510 Leadership, Mission and Strategy
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Mondays, 4-6:30PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor:
Irwin Nesoff
GRAD Provides students with a knowledge base for understanding leadership and organizational theories. Content focuses on: building an effective multicultural organization; knowledge if the decision-making process; how to create a mission driven organization with a focus on excellence; and the competencies needed to lead in a complex, interdependent environment.
NPL 520 Organizational Governance
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Mondays, 6:45-9:15PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Michele Gibbons-Carr
GRAD Covering skills and knowledge needed for effective organizational governance, this course addresses issues such as legal and ethical aspects of management and leadership; effectively working with boards of directors and trustees; leadership succession; internal structure and policymaking; laws and regulations; creating a culture of excellence; and maintaining an ethical workplace.
NPL 620 Leading People: Deveoping Human Potential
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Mondays, 4-6:30PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor:
Michele Gibbons-Carr
GRAD Focusing on the skills, knowledge and theories needed to create a high engagement, high expectations workplace that respects and encourages the talents and contributions of individuals from diverse backgrounds. Students will learn about emerging trends and examine theories of human behavior, issues relevant to supervision and leadership, and personnel management and governance.
NPL 630  Effective Organizational Communication
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Mondays, 6:45-9:15PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor:
Irwin Nesoff
GRAD Providing an understanding of how communication defines and drives mission based organizations. Organizational communication approaches and how they apply to nonprofit workplaces will be examined to understand strategies for effective communications. Students will develop tools and skills for communicating effectively with various constituencies and managing public relations activities.
PRO 275 AIDS & Addiction
Sept. 6-Oct. 22, 2017
Tuesdays, 8-11:20AM
2 Undergraduate Credits
Instructor:
Kate Leah Moore
UG Provides information about AIDS and addictions, as separate problems, and as issues that intersect, using the ecological framework and a feminist model.
PSG 230 LGBT+ Politics in Film
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Thurs, 4-7:20PM
4 Undergraduate Credits
Instructor:
Sandra McEvoy
UG Explores the complications and advantages of increased media exposure and visibility and problematize what these representations tell us about politics more generally. Drawing on scholarship from sociology, politics, psychology and history the course considers the interrelationships between the social constructs of sexuality, representations, gay marriage, AIDS, transnational identities, pivotal court cases, social movements and violence.
RDG 601 Multisensory Approach to Teaching Literacy
Sept. 6-Dec.15, 2017
Mondays, 4-6:30PM
Instructor: Jennifer Klinefelter
GRAD Provides theoretical constructs in multisensory literacy approaches designed to aid the reading specialist, special educator, or classroom teacher meet the complex challenges in instructing students with language-based learning differences. Courses includes introduction to the Wilson Language Program, and Lindamood-Bell's Lips and Visualizing and Verbalizing programs. Prerequisites: RDG 537 or RDG 622 or permission of instructor.
SPE 542 Impact of Special Needs
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Wednesdays, 4-6:30PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Felicity Crawford
GRAD Surveys various disabilities and their impact on learning and development. Covers legislative issues, IEP development, service delivery models, and strategies for working with families/service providers of children with special needs.
SPE 527 Impact of Special Needs, the Early Years
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Mondays, 4-6:30PM
3 Graduate Credits
Instructor: Arlene M. Shainker
GRAD Explores impact of disabilities on development and on families in early childhood. Presents federal disability categories and definitions and legislation governing rights and services affecting children and familiies. Examines processes and delivery of services in a range of settings. Critically examines attitudes of society and role of educators as advocates.
VIS 219 Art and Architecture of the Islamic World
Sept. 6-Dec. 15, 2017
Mon/Wed, 12-1:40PM
4 Undergraduate Credits
Instructor:
Marjorie Hall
UG Studies art and architecture of Islamic cultures across the world from the origins of Islam to the nineteenth century. Introduces the religion of Islam, and examines the artistic production and built environment of many cultures, from Al-Andalus to Mughal India, that adopted it.

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