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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Advanced Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

Suggested: 4-9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Instructors

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Dan Liston 

Professor
School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
3,709 Learners
4 Courses
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Randy Testa 

Associate Director PreK-16 Programs
Harvard Graduate School of Education
3,055 Learners
3 Courses
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Ben Kirshner 

Professor of Learning Sciences and Human Development
School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
769 Learners
2 Courses
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Emily Claire Price 

Instructor
School of Education, University of Colorado Boulder
1,702 Learners
3 Courses

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Culmination Projects 3 Parts Explained - Pick 1 Culminating Project Option and its 3 Parts Below

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 11 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 videos
Project Option 1: Teacher Implementation Plan (TIP)3m
Project Option 2: The Cinema, SEL, and the Classroom (CSELC)2m
3 readings
How you can earn 3 university credits from the University of Colorado-Boulder for this specialization10m
Option 1 - A Teacher Implementation Plan (TIP) Overview30m
Option 2 - Film: “Cinema, SEL, and the Classroom” (CSELC) Overview30m
1 practice exercise
Culminating Project Option 1 Parts 1-3 Understanding30m
Week
2

Week 2

14 hours to complete

Culminating Project – Part 1: Pick 1 Assignment Choice Below: Lesson Choices

14 hours to complete
Week
3

Week 3

14 hours to complete

Culminating Project – Part 2: Pick 1 Assignment Choice Below: Lesson Choices

14 hours to complete
Week
4

Week 4

17 hours to complete

Culminating Project – Part 3: Pick 1 Assignment Choice Below: Lesson Choices

17 hours to complete
8 readings
8 readings
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
CU Boulder Graduate Credit Registration Process10m
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By VKNov 29th 2018

Very interesting capstone, and a great way to review and apply everything you learned so far.

About the The Teacher and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Specialization

Social and emotional learning, or SEL, programs have flourished in schools during the last decade. These programs vary widely but most share a concern for five individual, student competencies: self awareness; self-management; social awareness; relationship skills; and finally responsible decision making. It is important for teachers and parents to know about and understand these programs. While lots of SEL programs emphasize K-12 student social and emotional learning, only a very few programs exist to promote, and help teachers explore their own emotional well-being. In this Specialization our central premise is this: To facilitate students’ social and emotional learning, a teacher must know the student as a person. This means that the teacher must strive to know her or him self. In order to help students achieve a degree of well-being, teachers need to be aware of their own well-being. In our Specialization, “The Teacher and SEL” the instructors (Randy Testa and Dan Liston, as well as Emily Price and Ben Kirshner) examine kindergarten through high school SEL programs, looking at both established programs and less well-known community-based and youth empowerment approaches. Along with this examination of K-12 SEL programs, we bring a much needed emphasis on the teachers’ well being....
The Teacher and Social and Emotional Learning (SEL)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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