Distance Education/Online Courses

Colleges: College of Arts & Sciences | School of Education | Questrom School of Business - Undergraduate

The online courses listed below are single courses offered to all students (unless a restriction is noted). This list does not include courses offered to students who are matriculated into an online degree program at Boston University.

College of Arts & Sciences

Intensive Kanji 1

CAS LJ 385

Prereq: (CAS LJ 211) or more than 300 Kanji. Online offering. Supplements vocabulary and idiom for students beyond third-semester Japanese. Students learn to read and write the 1006 Kyoiku Kanji and recognize an additional 1130 Joyo Kanji in everyday Japanese. Concurrent enrollment in a four-skills language course encouraged. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Twelve-week course (May 23-August 12)

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School of Education

Technology and Curriculum Integration Workshop

SED EM 560

Online offering. Students build competencies in appropriate technology integration through case studies, discussions, readings, and through designing and evaluating tech-integrated lessons. Specific topics include how technology can support and enhance learning curriculum, how teachers progress through identified stages of expertise in teaching with technology, and how a technology-infused learning environment should be developed. Students investigate the instructional and operational differences between a desktop program and a one-to-one program. For further information, call the Office of Distance Education at 617-358-1960. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560; technology fee: $240; total charge: $2800

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

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Distance Education Research and Design

SED EM 680

Online offering. Through case studies, research on critical issues and variables influencing effectiveness, and distance course design, students gain perspective on many forms of distance education, especially online education. Students learn key design and delivery variables for distance, face-to-face, and blended instructional designs. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

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Reading Development, Assessment, and Instruction in the Elementary School

SED LR 551

For beginning graduate students without experience in the teaching of reading. Study of reading development in childhood and early adolescence, and the implications for teaching and learning. Discussion of theory and research on effective instruction and assessment, and the application of both to teaching. Not open to students who have completed SED LR 501 or SED LR 503. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 1 (May 23-July 1)

Summer 1 section OL: A $240 technology fee is also charged.

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Methods of Coaching

SED PE 501

Online offering. Principles and problems in coaching various individual and team sports. Theory and techniques in coaching including offensive and defensive strategy and scouting. Women's and men's sports. For further information, please call the Office of Distance Education at 617-358-1960. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560; technology fee: $240; total charge: $2800

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

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Introduction to Research

SED RS 600

Introduces students to the skills and methods used in conducting research and in establishing the criteria for identifying research-based practice, interventions, and curriculum in education settings. Students become familiar with quantitative, mixed method, and action research approach to inquiry. Students develop skills in conducting literature searches, examine empirical research studies, and learn how to apply these methods to answer questions that are relevant to their graduate program area. Students should leave this course as better consumers of research findings presented in the mass media, able to critically read primary research articles and to participate in research-based efforts to improve education. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

Summer 2 section OL: A $240 technology fee is also charged.

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Special Education: Curriculum and Instruction

SED SE 510

Examines principles of curriculum and instruction for students with disabilities who are educated in regular classroom settings. Provides studies in typical and atypical human development. Introduces students to resources appropriate for instructing children with special needs. 2 cr. Tuition: $1280

Summer 1 (May 23-July 1)

Summer 1 section OL: A $120 technology fee is also charged.

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Assessment In Special Education: Procedures

SED SE 751

Online offering. Examines both alternative assessment and standardized test instruments. Assessment practices and critical issues are addressed, including the assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse pupils. Examples include math, literacy/reading, social/adaptive behaviors, cognitive aptitude, and career-vocational considerations. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560; technology fee: $240; total charge: $2800

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

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Questrom School of Business - Undergraduate

Introduction to Management

SMG SM 101

A broad introduction to the nature and activities of business enterprises within the United States' economic and political framework. Course content introduces economic systems, essential elements of business organization, production, human resource management, marketing, finance, and risk management. Key objectives of the course are development of business vocabulary and a fundamental understanding of how businesses make money. This course is intended for non-business majors. It may not be taken by Questrom students for credit nor can it be used by Boston University students toward the Business Administration minor. Non-Questrom students may register for this course directly via the Student Link. 4 cr. Tuition: $2560

Summer 2 (July 5-August 12)

Summer 2 section OL: A $240 technology fee is also charged.

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