Courses Starting January 18, 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.

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: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 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.

Ed 305: Foundations in Reading for Early Childhood & Elementary School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 6th ed (2018) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/bju/detail.action?docID=5527546

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1507777&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=s8415227

APA Manual – 6th Edition (optional)
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

The literacy dictionary: The vocabulary of reading and writing – 2005 Edition (optional)
Harris, T. L, & Hodges, R. E. (Eds.)
Newark, DE
International Reading Association
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

Ed 306: Foundations in Reading for Middle School & High School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Requirement (Instructional) Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 6th ed (2018) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/bju/detail.action?docID=5527546

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=nlebk&AN=1507777&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=s8415227

APA Manual – 6th Edition (optional)
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

The literacy dictionary: The vocabulary of reading and writing – 2005 Edition (optional)
Harris, T. L, & Hodges, R. E. (Eds.)
Newark, DE
International Reading Association
Note: This is supplemental, not required.

NuR 317: Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student

3 credits

A transition course to assist RN’s to further develop their professional nursing skills in role identity and professional development, evidence based research and practice, leadership and organizational management, and communication between healthcare professionals.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 413: Community Health for the RN

4 credits

Focus on Community Health Nurse role in assisting the community health client to assume responsibility for arriving at and implementing personal health choices. The concepts of health maintenance, health promotion, levels of prevention and epidemiology are applied to populations of at risk and clients with chronic health problems. Clinical component.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Community Health and Public Nursing: Evidence for Practice – 3rd Edition
DeMarco and Healey-Walsh
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 9781975111694

NuR 416: Leadership & Management for the RN

5 credits

Focus on the leadership and management skills needed to work in a collective organizational system. Topics related to finance, regulation, patient care quality and safety, and effective collaboration are analyzed. It includes the development of a nursing project that reflects application of knowledge and skills studied throughout the RN-BSN Completion Program.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisites: NuR 317, NuR 414
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

PrS 430: Leadership Effectiveness

3 credits

Analysis and application of the practical skills that leaders and managers need for success in work and ministry contexts. Topics include the leader’s vision, communication skills, team development, and self-management.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course, but you will be required to read one book selected from a list provided by the instructor.

There is no textbook for this course.
Note: You will be required to read one book selected from a list provided by the instructor.

PrS 490: Professional Studies Capstone

3 credits

Students produce a thesis, project, or major presentation or complete a practicum or internship to demonstrate their mastery of the learning outcomes for their degree program.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–Aug. 7, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.

Any required reading will be determined when the student meets with his faculty advisors.