Courses Starting June 8

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

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EAS 660: Foundations of Leadership

3 credits

Emphasizes basic administrative theory and research for the school leader, focusing on the current practices and examining trends in such areas as leadership skills, personnel development and decision making.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

Biblical Leadership: Becoming a Different Kind of Leader
Ken Collier & Matt Williams
Ambassador International
ISBN: 1932307214  Amazon  Ebay

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters
Albert Mohler
Bethany House
ISBN: 9780764210044  Amazon  Ebay

Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
Jeffrey Glanz
ISBN: 9780871206923  Amazon  Ebay

How to be a Team Player and Enjoy It
Matt Williams
Ambassador International
ISBN: 9781620202357  Amazon  Ebay

Crazy Busy
Kevin DeYoung
ISBN: 9781433533389  Amazon  Ebay

A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement
Edward Earwood & Phil Suite
Ambassador International
ISBN: 9781620201558  Amazon  Ebay

EAS 663: School Business Management

3 credits

Principles of business administration for schools, emphasizing sound plant, finance and management practices. A philosophy of school administration will be developed.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

Management principles for Christian schools – 2008 Edition
Deuink, J. & Carruthers, B.
Bob Jones University Press.
ISBN: 9781591668039  Amazon  Ebay

Nonprofit financial planning made easy – 2008 Edition
Blazek, J
Hoboken, NJ
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
ISBN: 9780471715276  Amazon  Ebay

EAS 670: Pupil Personnel Services

3 credits

A survey of guidance services and their application in both elementary and secondary educational settings. Practical guidance problems are considered.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

How to Help People Change
Adams, Jay
Grand Rapids
Zondervan Publishing House, 1986
ISBN: 031051181X  Amazon  Ebay

Charting the Course: Pupil Personnel Services in the Christian School – 2nd Edition
Deuink, Jim
Greenville, SC
BJU Press, 2003
ISBN: 1579249698  Amazon  Ebay

The Heart of Anger
Priolo, Lou
Calvary Press, 1997
ISBN: 1879737280  Amazon  Ebay

The Age of Opportunity
Tripp, Paul
Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Company, 2001
ISBN: 0875526055  Amazon  Ebay

EAS 678: Organizational Leadership

3 credits

An exploration of organizational theory and its application in a school setting, emphasizing strategic planning, instructional leadership and public relations.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

The Leadership Challenge – 5th or 6th Edition
James M. Kouzes, Barry Z. Posner
San Francisco
Jossey-Bass, 2012
ISBN: 9780470651728  Amazon  Ebay

Practicing the Art of Leadership: A Problem-Based Approach to Implementing the ISLLC Standards – 4th Edition
Reginald Leon Green
New York
Pearson, 2012
ISBN: 9780132582551  Amazon  Ebay

Future-Focused Leadership
Gary Marx
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2006
ISBN: 9781416602194  Amazon  Ebay

Leading Change in Your School: How to Conquer Myths, Build Commitment, and Get Results
Douglas B. Reeves
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2009
ISBN: 9781416608080  Amazon  Ebay

Ed 615: Theories of Learning

3 credits

This course is an overview of theories related to teaching and learning. Major concepts of learning theories will be studied as well as motivational, developmental and classroom management theories. Students will be required to research analyze, and apply these theories.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

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Ed 625: Family, School & Community Relationships

3 credits

This course will examine the changing structure and demographics of the family and implications for education. Current models and strategies for effective home, school and community partnerships will be reviewed with special emphasis on practical applications of these strategies in candidates’ own school settings. Course topics include theories of family systems, parenting, parent education, child abuse/neglect and bullying.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition
American Psychological Association
Washington, D.C.
American Psychological Association, 2010
ISBN: 9781433805615  Amazon  Ebay
Note: Students will need to have access to this manual for reference as they write papers for this course.

Engage Every Family: Five Simple Principles – 1st Edition
Steven M. Constantino
SAGE Publications
ISBN: 13: 978150630399  Amazon  Ebay

Ed 638: Curriculum Development & Design

3 credits

This course is an overview of the history and theories of curriculum development and their application to K-12 schools. Designing and implementing effective curriculum and learning based on a school’s philosophy of education.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

Curriculum Leadership: Readings for Developing Quality Educational Programs – 10th Edition
Forrest W. Parkay, Eric J. Anctil, Glen J. Hass
ISBN: 9780132852159  Amazon  Ebay

Steppingstones to Curriculum: A Biblical Path – 2nd Edition
Harro Van Brummelen
ISBN: 9781583310236  Amazon  Ebay

Ed 661: Assessment of Learning

3 credits

The appraisal of a student’s intellectual capacity and aspects of personality; the interpretation of educational data using descriptive statistics including frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and dispersion, the normal probability curve and graphs. Attention is also given to test construction and the development of a testing program.

  • Dates: June 8–July 25, 2020
  • Register by: June 5, 2020

Educational Assessment of Students – 7th ed., 2015 Edition
Brookhart and Nitko
ISBN: 9780133436497  Amazon  Ebay