Continuing Education

Whether it's attending a workshop or enrolling in a course at an off-campus center, continue your education with NSU! Northern offers numerous workshops throughout the year, including the annual Back-to-School Workshop for educators.

Summer 2019

7 – 12 DRIVER EDUCATION ENDORSEMENT (8 credits)

100 Percent ONLINE

 

Thank you for your interest in the NSU driver education endorsement. Northern is the only Board of Regents school in South Dakota to offer the this endorsement. Required courses are listed below.

 

Off-campus undergraduate and graduate tuition rates are $340.05 and $450.90 per credit hour, respectively. However, the Board of Regents will adjust the tuition rate in April 2019, effective May 4, 2019. Certified S.D. teachers are eligible for reduced tuition with limitations. If you are a certified S.D. teacher, please complete and submit the S.D. teacher tuition waiver. The NSU Finance Office will determine your reduced tuition eligibility.

 

For more information or assistance, please call Online and Continuing Education at 605-626-2568 or email online@northern.edu.

 

Instructor: Calvin Nygaard

 

Issued on a K-8 elementary education, 7-12 secondary education, or K-12 education certificate

 

DRED 4/560 – DRIVER AND TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION

Course Dates: May 28–June 28

Credits: 3

Course Description

 

DRED 4/580 – SPECIAL METHODS IN THE TEACHING OF DRIVER EDUCATION

Course Dates: May 28–June 28

Credits: 3

Course Description

 

DRED 4/591 – CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

Course Dates: May 28–June 28

Credits: 2

Course Description

 

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EDFN 4/592: Love, Logic & Nurtured Heart

Credits: 1

Workshop Date: June 3-4, Johnson Fine Arts Center

Course Dates: June 3-10, 2019

Drop date with refund: June 3, 2019

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LIBM 492: Library Institute

Credits: 1

Workshop Date: June 2–7, 2019

Course Dates: June 2–7, 2019

Drop date with refund: June 2, 2019

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ART 4/592: Advanced Art Methods

Credits: 1 - 2

Workshop Date: July 15–16 and July 17-18, 2019

Course Dates: July 15–Aug. 1, 2019

Drop date with refund:

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MUS 792: Michael Sweeny: the composer & his music

Credits: 1

Workshop Date:  July 15–17, 2019

Course Dates: July 15–Aug. 1, 2019

Drop date with refund: July 15, 2019

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MUS 792: Band Literature

Credits: 1

Workshop Date: July 15–17, 2019

Course Dates: July 15–Aug. 1, 2019

Drop date with refund: July 15, 2019

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MUS 792: Instrumental Methods & Techniques

Credits: 1

Workshop Date: July 15–17, 2019

Course Dates: July 15–Aug. 1, 2019

Drop date with refund: July 15, 2019

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MUS 592: INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES BANDMASTER’S SYMPOSIUM

Credits: 1

Workshop Date: July 20, Chamberlain High School - Chamberlain, S.D.

Course Dates: July 20-Aug. 1

Drop date with refund: July 20

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2019 Back to school workshop

EDFN 4/592: ADVENTURES IN TEACHER LEADERSHIP

Credits: 1

Workshop Date: Aug. 13 

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Johnson Fine Arts Center

Course Dates: Aug. 26 - Dec. 18, 2019

Drop date with refund: Sept. 5

 

Admission for the Back-to-School Workshop (BSW) is free and pre-registration is not required unless groups exceed 25 participants. Large groups please contact Online & Continuing Education staff at (605) 626-2568 or online@northern.edu. Workshop participants will have the opportunity to register for one undergraduate or graduate credit hour companion course at a reduced rate of $40 see below.

 

Keynote Speaker:

Rebecca Mieliwocki, the 2012 National Teacher of the Year, is a 24-year veteran teacher in Burbank, California. Rebecca has traveled to 12 countries and 30 states sharing the profound message of all that is going right in American classrooms. She believes there is nothing more essential than our children having the best teachers possible, and works tirelessly to elevate and support the work teachers do every day. Rebecca's new book, Adventures in Teacher Leadership, is coming out this spring. She continues to travel and speak as the National Teacher of the Year, and is a proud wife and mom to two of the handsomest fellas you’ll ever meet. 

 

Watch Rebecca on the Ellen Degeneres show

Watch Rebecca give an EDTalk at the California Teachers Summit

 

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Companion Course: EDFN 4/592: ADVENTURES IN TEACHER LEADERSHIP

Lead Instructor: Dr. Andria Moon

Credit: 1 Undergraduate or Graduate

Course Dates: Aug. 26 - Dec. 18

Last day to register: Sept. 4

Drop with refund: Sept. 5

 

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