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Courses Starting August 29, 2022

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. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

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. 29–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • 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. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: June 5–July 22, 2023

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. There are a limited number of online checkouts available.

Ed 632: Best Practices in Instructional Strategies

3 credits

Effective teaching involves using a variety of instructional strategies, designed with specific learners in mind. This course explores the development and practical application of numerous strategies. Students will be introduced to the Five Core Propositions of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. This class is mostly project based.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023

Learning & teaching: Research-based methods. – 6th ed 2012 Edition
Kauchak, D., & Eggen, P.
Boston
Pearson
ISBN: 9780132179348

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. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 16–Mar. 4, 2023

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 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. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: Mar. 6–Apr. 29, 2023

Educational Research: Fundamental Principles and Methods – 8th Edition
McMillan, James H.
Pearson
ISBN: 0135770106
Note: 2022

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. 29–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: Jan. 16–Apr. 29, 2023
  • Prerequisite: Ed 690

Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Reseacher – 6th Edition
Geoffrey Mills
Pearson
ISBN: 9780134523057

ESS 610: Sport Leadership & Administration

3 credits

A foundation for administration and leadership skills necessary for sport.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

Sport Leadership in the 21st Century – 2015 Edition
John F. Borland, Gregory M. Kane, and Laura J. Burton
Jones and Bartlett
ISBN: 13: 9781284034158

ESS 670: Foundations for Sport Coaching

3 credits

Provides a basis for sport coaching, including the development of coaching philosophies, pedagogical practices and an understanding of player psychology. Topics include communication, leadership, motivation, stress and team cohesion.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

Don’t Waste Your Sports – 2011 Edition
MaHaney, CJ
Wheaton
Crossway
ISBN: 9781433525759

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. 29–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

ME 610: Writing & Arranging for School Ensembles

2 credits

Supervised composition and arranging of music for school ensembles.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Dec. 10, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

The Technique of Orchestration – 6th Edition
Kent Kennan and Donald Grantham
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Prentice-Hall, 2002
ISBN: 0130407712
Note: You will need access to the following book during the second half of the course. Michael Allen, Robert Gillespie – Essential Elements for Strings, Book 1, Violin and Cello (Hal Leonard, 1994). ISBN: 0793543061

ME 614: Psychology of Music

3 credits

A comprehensive overview of human music behaviors from a psychological perspective. Psychoacoustics, music perception, affective and aesthetic responses to music, and the function of music in society are systematically investigated through research methodologies and literature.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

The psychological foundations of musical behavior – 1997; 5th ed. Edition
Racody, R. E., & Boyle, J. D.
Springfield
Charles C. Thomas
ISBN: 9780398088040

SCH 602: Church History

3 credits

History of the professing Christian Church from the Reformation to the present.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

The Story of Christianity: The Reformation to the Present Day, Vol. 2 – Revised and Updated Edition
Justo L. Gonzalez
New York
HarperCollins, 2010
ISBN: 9780061855894

Jesus in Beijing: How Christianity is Transforming China and Changing the Global Balance of Power
David Aikman
Washington, D.C.
Regnery, 2006
ISBN: 9781596980259

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. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022
  • Next offered: Oct. 17–Dec. 10, 2022

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

SNT 681: New Testament Introduction

3 credits

The canon and text of the New Testament: composition, authorship, date and content of each book. The course gives special attention to the current Greek text controversy.

  • Dates: Aug. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

An Introduction to the New Testament – 2nd Edition
Carson, D. A. and Douglas J. Moo
Grand Rapids
Zondervan, 2005
ISBN: 9780310238591

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. 29–Oct. 15, 2022
  • Register by: Aug. 26, 2022

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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