Courses Starting October 19, 2020

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.

Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning

3 credits

Provides an overview of the theories and principles from psychology related to education. Specifically, the course addresses motivation, learning, development, instruction, culture, and classroom management.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

Educational psychology: Theory and practice – 11th Edition
Slavin, R.E.
Boston
Allyn and Bacon
ISBN: 9780133436525

Ed 275: Biblical Worldview Formation in Education

3 credits

This course is designed to meet the needs of Christian teachers who desire to improve their skills in biblical worldview formation. The course will begin by distinguishing a secular approach to education from a Christian approach. It will then flesh out the details of a Christian approach. The course then presents a method for planning and writing instruction from a Christian perspective. The course concludes by providing students with a tool for evaluating various educational materials from Christian publishers.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Note: Special introductory price $675 for the course. For more information, see https://scope.bju.edu/courses/ed275

Biblical Worldview Student Text
BJU Press
Note: Either the KJV or ESV version is acceptable.

Hi 350: The West since 1914

3 credits

Europe and the United States from 1914 to the present with emphasis on political, economic and cultural aspects.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisite: Hi 101

Contemporary Europe: A History – 10th Edition
Wilkinson and Hughes
ISBN: 978013184176
Note: ISBN-13: 978-0131841765; ISBN-10: 0131841769

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: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021

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

NuR 319: Issues & Trends in Professional Nursing

3 credits

This course develops the students understanding of current issues and trends that affect the professional nurse’s role. The course includes an exploration of service areas as a Christian nurse.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Called to Care: A Christian Worldview for Nursing – 2nd; 2006 Edition
Judith Allen Shelly and Arlene B. Miller
Downer’s Grove
IVP Academic
ISBN: 9780830827657

PrS 301: Cultural Engagement

3 credits

An introduction to the basic terms, concepts, and analytical techniques that comprise the study of culture. Particular emphasis is given to building cultural competencies that promote cross-cultural understanding, effective communication, and collaborative problem solving.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021

Understanding Global Cultures – 6th Edition
Martin J. Gannon
Sage Publications
ISBN: 9781483340074
Note: 3rd, 4th, or 5th editions are also acceptable because they contain the needed reading selections.