Courses Starting August 30, 2021

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.

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: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Finding Your Leadership Style: A Guide for Educators
Jeffrey Glanz
Alexandria, VA
ASCD, 2002
ISBN: 9780871206923

The Conviction to Lead: 25 Principles for Leadership That Matters
Albert Mohler
Bloomington, MN
Bethany House, 2012
ISBN: 9780764210044

How to be a Team Player and Enjoy It
Matt Williams
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International, 2013
ISBN: 9781620202357

Crazy Busy
Kevin DeYoung
Wheaton, IL
Crossway, 2013
ISBN: 9781433533389

Biblical Leadership: Becoming a Different Kind of Leader
Ken Collier & Matt Williams
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International, 2004
ISBN: 1932307214

A Scent of Water: Bringing Life Back to the Christian School Movement
Edward Earwood & Phil Suiter
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International, 2012
ISBN: 9781620201558

EAS 695: Educational Leadership Action Research Project

3 credits

Supervised experience under an experienced school administrator. The student is expected to demonstrate the implementation of leadership skills (tied to coursework taken in this program) to an approved project in a K-12 educational setting. A Leadership Portfolio will also be submitted. This is the capstone course and should be the last course taken.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: Jan. 17–Apr. 30, 2022
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690
  • Additional Course Information: Students are expected to use APA formatting as detailed in Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th ed., 2nd printing).

Balanced leadership for powerful learning: Tools for achieving success in your school – 2015 Edition
Bryan Goodwin & Greg Cameron with Heather Hein
ASCD
ISBN: 9781416620884

School Leadership that Works
Robert Marzano, Timothy Waters, Brian McNulty
ASCD
ISBN: 9781416602279

Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association – 6th Edition
American Psychological Association
ISBN: 9781433805615
Note: (2nd printing of 6th edition)

Ed 605: History & Philosophy of Education

3 credits

Beginnings of the American system of education, survey of theories of education; factors and forces changing American education philosophies of learning applied to contemporary educational problems. This course is designed to equip and motivate educators and administrators to understand, critically appraise and apply the historical and philosophical foundations of education in developing their educational theory and practice.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: June 6–July 23, 2022

Education in a Free Society – 8th Edition
Rippa, S. Alexander
New York
Longman
ISBN: 10: 0801316367
Note: This book may be accessed online at https://archive.org/details/educationinfrees0000ripp/page/n13/mode/2up

Ed 667: Technology in Education

3 credits

This course is a practical examination of current technology applications and their integration in education. The hands-on learning environment provides the professional educator with the tools needed to enhance skills in technology and apply these skills in a variety of settings.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: Jan. 17–Mar. 5, 2022

Tech like a pirate: Using classroom technology to create an experience and make learning memorable – 2020 Edition
Miller, M.
Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.
ISBN: 9781951600204

Integrating technology in the classroom: Tools to meet the needs of every student – 2nd Edition
Hamilton, B.
International Society for Technology in Education
ISBN: 9781564847256
Note: 2018

Ed 680: Classroom Management

3 credits

A study of effective techniques for management and discipline in the classroom setting. Emphasis placed on current research and literature. Students develop and communicate a personal philosophy regarding classroom management that references physical surroundings, student motivation approaches, rules and procedures, and strategies for dealing with challenging behaviors and diverse needs.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: June 6–July 23, 2022

Building Classroom Management: Methods and Models – 2019 Edition
Charles, C. M., & Cole, K. M.
New York
Pearson
ISBN: 9780134546438

Ed 690: Research in Education

3 credits

This course introduces educational research, statistics, and testing; and is designed to familiarize the student with the terminology, basic concepts and tools necessary to critique and interpret published research.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: Mar. 7–Apr. 30, 2022

Educational Research: Fundamentals of Education Research – 7th Edition
McMillan, J.H.
New York
Pearson
ISBN: 9780133579161

Ed 693: Field Experience Capstone

3 credits

In this course participants demonstrate their professional responsibilities by applying learning and development theories and demonstrating developmentally appropriate practices by writing lessons plans, creating assessments and providing feedback to students in the K-12 environment. Participants will submit recordings of lessons to receive individualized feedback on their planning and teaching strategies.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

Ed 695: Action Research Project

3 credits

Supervised experience in an area of fieldwork under the direction of faculty; including papers, unit work samples, recorded lessons–uploaded and critiqued–all tied to coursework taken previously in the MEd Program. This the capstone course and should be the last course taken. Students must be teaching in a traditional K-12 classroom during the semester this course is taken.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: Jan. 17–Apr. 30, 2022
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690

Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Reseacher – 5th Edition
Geoffrey Mills
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132887762

ESS 620: Legal Issues in Sport

3 credits

Legal issues connected to the administration of sport organizations and sport facilities. Topics includes constitutional law, contract law, risk management and tort law.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Sports Law: Cases and Materials – 2nd; 2007 Edition
Michael J. Cozzillio, Mark S. Levinstein, Michael R. Dimino, Sr. and Gabe Feldman
Durham
Carolina Academic Press
ISBN: 9781594602917

ESS 690: Internship

3 credits

Supervised work in a position related to coaching or sport administration. To be eligible, students must have completed all the core courses. Students must complete a total of 150 clock hours.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

ME 511: World Music

3 credits

Designed specifically for the practicing music educator, the course will provide a broad overview of musical traditions, styles, instruments and cultures from people around the world with the goal of informing curriculum design.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Teaching Music Globally – 2004 Edition
Campbell, Patricia Shehan
New York
Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195137804

ME 615: Pedagogy Seminar

3 credits

This course covers the pedagogical sequencing of technique and literature and the development of diagnostic skills and techniques for correcting common performance errors in studio and rehearsal settings. Applications are tailored to the student’s teaching area of interest (instrumental, choral).

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Instrumental Score Reading Program Workbook – 1979 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Froseth, J.O.
Chicago
GIA Publications
ISBN: 9781579995799
Note: For students primarily interested in instrumental ensembles (workbook and CD required)

Instrumental Score Reading Program CD – 1979 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Froseth, J.O.
Chicago
GIA Publications
ISBN: 9781579996277
Note: For students primarily interested in instrumental ensembles (workbook and CD required)

Choral Score Reading Program Workbook – 1985 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Fargo, M.H.
Chicago
GIA Publications
ISBN: 9781579995805
Note: For students primarily interested in choral ensembles (workbook and CD required)

Choral Score Reading Program CD – 1985 Edition
Grunow, R.F. & Fargo, M.H.
Chicago
GIA Publications
Note: For students primarily interested in choral ensembles (workbook and CD required)

SCM 632: Foundations of Biblical Counseling

3 credits

Establishes a theological and practical introduction to the ministry of biblical counseling. Presents a biblical foundation, including an emphasis upon the sufficiency of Scripture and the doctrine of sanctification as they apply to counseling, an introduction to the process of biblical counseling, and an application of biblical counseling to practical areas of life.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Next offered: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021

A Theology of Biblical Counseling: The Doctrinal Foundations of Counseling Ministry – 2016 Edition
Lambert, Heath
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310518167

Counseling: How to Counsel Biblically – 2005 Edition
MacArthur, John, and The Masters College Faculty
Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 9781418500054

The Dynamic Heart in Daily Life: Connecting Christ to Human Experience – 2016 Edition
Pierre, Jeremy
New Growth Press
ISBN: 9781942572671

SCM 638: Addiction Issues in Counseling

3 credits

Addresses the theological, physiological, and secular theoretical models of addiction. Examines the core theological and physiological issues involved in behavioral life-dominating sins-sexual addiction, obesssion behaviors, etc. Established a biblical framework for ministry to individuals enslaved to substances and experiences with special emphasis upon the involvement of the church community in helping those seeking deliverance.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Prerequisite: SCM 632

The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective Focus Publishing – 2008 Edition (optional)
Shaw, Mark
Bemidji, MN
Focus Publishing
ISBN: 978188590468
Note: Students need either this book or Welch’s Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave.

Finally Free: Fighting for Purity with the Power of Grace – 2013 Edition (optional)
Lambert, Heath
Grand Rapids
Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310499237
Note: Students need this book or Farmer’s Trapped: Getting Free from People, Patterns, and Problems.

Trapped: Getting Free from People, Patterns, and Problems – 2016 Edition (optional)
Farmer, Andy
Greensboro
New Growth Press
ISBN: 981942572817

Addiction-Proof Your Child – 2007 Edition
Peele, Stanton
New York
Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780307237576

The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease – 2015 Edition
Lewis, Marc
New York
Public Affairs
ISBN: 9781610394376

The Quick-Reference Guide to Addictions and Recovery Counseling – 2013 Edition
Clinton, Tim and Eric Scalise
Grand Rapids
Baker Books
ISBN: 978091072321

Addictions: A Banquet in the Grave – 2001 Edition (optional)
Welch, Edward T.
Phillipsburg, NJ
Presbyterian & Reformed
ISBN: 9780875526065
Note: Students need either this book or Shaw’s The Heart of Addiction: A Biblical Perspective.

Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain – 2009 Edition
Struthers, William M.
Downers Grove, IL
Intervarsity Press
ISBN: 9780830837007

SCM 651: Spiritual Growth Seminar

2 credits

The personal, biblical responsibilities of the true disciple of Christ in full-time vocational ministry; e.g., Scripture reading and meditation, prayer, obedience, forgiveness, example-setting, and walking in the Spirit will be discussed. The spiritual resources found in Christ for faithfulness and spiritual integrity will be presented. The obligation of and a methodology for making and nurturing new disciples will also be explained, following the biblical model.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Changed Into His Image – 1st or 2nd Edition
Jim Berg
BJUP
Note: Taking Time to Change is temporarily out of print until Fall 2019. You should be able to purchase one from the remaining stock at Amazon.com or CBD.com. Please contact me if you cannot find one. You must have both books.

Taking Time to Change – 1999 Edition
Jim Berg
BJUP
Note: Taking Time to Change is temporarily out of print until Fall 2019. You should be able to purchase one from the remaining stock at Amazon.com or CBD.com. Please contact me if you cannot find one.

Habits of Grace: Enjoying Jesus through the Spiritual Disciplines – 2016 Edition
David Matthia
Crossway

STh 635: Biblical Hermeneutics

3 credits

A study of the principles and practices essential to biblical interpretation with an emphasis on the conservative, grammatical-historical-contextual method, presupposing the inerrancy of Scripture. Special attention will also be given to the interpretation of the various genres of Scripture including poetry, narrative, epistolary and apocalyptic literature.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Invitation to Biblical Interpretation: Exploring Hermeneutical Triad – History, Literature, Theology – 2011 Edition
Kostenberger, Andreas J. and Richard D. Patterson
Grand Rapids, MI
Kregel Academic and Professional
ISBN: 9780825430473

The Climax of Biblical Prophecy: A Guide to Interpreting Revelation – 2012 Edition
Hand, Brian
Greenville, SC
Bob Jones University Press
ISBN: 9781606823880

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STh 703: Biblical Sanctification

2 credits

A study of the theology of biblical holiness, with a special emphasis on individual progressive sanctification; and the biblical theology of ecclesiastical unity and separatism, especially as it relates to the history of Fundamentalism and Evangelicalism from the early twentieth century to the present.

  • Dates: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021

Five Views on Sanctification – 1987 Edition
Melvin E. Dieter, et al
Grand Rapids:
Academie Books
ISBN: 0310415314
Note: You may use a later edition of this book.

Promise Unfulfilled: The Failed Strategy of Modern Evangelicalism – 2004 Edition
Rolland McCune
Greenville, SC
Ambassador International
ISBN: 1932307311