Augustana Continuing Education Workshops

Event Details

Date: October 28 - November 5, 2010

Times: See listing of workshops at

Location: Augustana College (various buildings on campus)

Ticket Info: The cost per one credit hour workshop is $120. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration, with the balance to be paid the first day of the workshop.

Believing in the value of continuing education, Augustana offers a variety of workshops that will allow you to grow both professionally and personally. While most workshop participants are adults, high school seniors may also participate and receive college credit.

Upcoming workshops, to be held the weekends of Oct. 29-30 and Nov. 5-6, include Creating Supplemental Elementary Classroom Materials, Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Classrooms, and Ethical Issues in the Information Age.

A registration form (.pdf) is available. The cost per one credit hour workshop is $120. A $50 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration, with the balance to be paid the first day of the workshop. If you are an educator who has had an Augustana student teacher under your supervision within the past two years, you may be eligible to take a workshop for half-price. Contact the Education Department (605.274.4629) to inquire about this benefit.

Students may pre-register for workshops by mail, phone or in person any time prior to the beginning of the workshop. The $50 non-refundable deposit is transferable up to two (2) weeks prior to the workshop and only within the same term. All unused deposits will be forfeited at the end of each term.

If registering by phone, you may call 605.274.4126 between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm. Registrations in person will be accepted at the Office of Academic Affairs, located on the 2nd floor of the Administration Building.

Upcoming Workshops


Creating Supplemental Elementary Classroom Materials

Research supports visual learning strategies to increase content area learning, compliance and task completion. This workshop will introduce the participants to Boardmaker and Writing with Symbols software. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to use these programs to create lotto learning games, flashcards, worksheets, and behavioral supports. These materials benefit typical children as well as English language learners and children with a variety of learning difficulties.

Instructors: Kim Dobson and Linda Ingerson
Dates: Oct. 29-30 (Fri.-Sat.)
Enrollment Limit: 15
EDUC 359/559
Location: MC 001

Differentiating Instruction for Diverse Classrooms

Have you ever spent valuable time and effort on a lesson, only to find some of your students are apathetic and not interested? Have you ever wondered why a lesson is motivating to one learner and brings yawns to another? Learn how the brain works to reinforce learning naturally and how you can use that knowledge to improve student achievement. Learn to identify your teaching style, your students' learning styles and then how to adjust your lessons to maximize student engagement. Learn the four basic areas where instruction can be differentiated, as well as over twenty practical methods you can start using on Monday morning that will help you motivate your students, making your lessons meaningful to each one!

Instructor: Larry Anderson
Dates: Nov. 5-6 (Fri.-Sat.)
Enrollment Limit: 25
EDUC 359/559
Location: HUM 102
Additional Fee: $10

Ethical Issues in the Information Age

This workshop will introduce students from a variety of backgrounds to some of the ethical issues surrounding information technology. Topics will include Privacy, Cybercrime, Cyber-bullying, Censorship and the First Amendment, Copyright and Fair Use, Virtual Reality, and social implications of our increased reliance upon digital interaction.

Instructor: Sharon Gray
Dates: Nov. 5-6 (Fri.-Sat.)
Enrollment Limit: 32
EDUC 359/559
Location: MC 001


Office of Academic Affairs
Administration Building
Phone: 605.274.4126