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PAX 201 - UM Introduction to Peace and Reconciliation StudiesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Introduces students to various concepts in the field of Peace and Reconciliation Studies. Topics include forms of violence and their relationship to social structure and cultural practices; global militarization and environmental destruction and their impact on human needs; and peace-making and conflict resolution at both micro and macro levels. CR 3. Yvonne M Thibodeau    Class Number: 83226

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Asynchronous/Web based. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 250 - UM Peace and Pop CultureONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Incorporates case studies and creative expression by active artist-peace builders working in different media throughout the World. Students will investigate the sources, causes, processes and products that reside at the intersection of peace and popular culture. Students will interpret, analyze and evaluate examples from art, music, theater, dance, poetry, literature, museums, gardens, trails, film, television, magazine, cartoon, radio, Internet, video game, and comic book publishing industries. CR 3. James F Toner    Class Number: 83247

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Asynchronous/Web based  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 290 - UM Nonviolence: Perceptions and PerspectivesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Nonviolence is a cornerstone of Peace and Reconciliation Studies, and a thorough understanding of the history, theory, and practice of the ideas and ethics relating to nonviolence is essential. This interdisciplinary course investigates the development of theories of nonviolence and philosophical, cultural, and religious perspectives on nonviolence. Examples of the practice of nonviolence from across the globe are highlighted, and the skills and tools necessary for the ethical practice of nonviolence and the creation of cultures of peace are investigated. This course is required for the Peace and Reconciliation Studies minor and certificates. Satisfies the General Education Requirements in Cultural Diversity and International Perspectives and in Ethics. CR 3. Hugh J Curran    Class Number: 83364

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 350 - UM Buddhism, Peace and Contemplative TraditionsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
An introduction to Buddhism and its relationship to Zen and Western contemplative traditions. Some philosophical aspects of Buddhism as well as stories, sutras, ethical precepts, relationship to ecological concerns and the embodying of the Way in our daily lives. CR 3. Hugh J Curran    Class Number: 81989

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. This is an online class that requires some onsite class meetings.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 398 - UM Topics in Peace and Reconciliation Studies: Pop! Tech: Impact Tech on SocONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Explores peace and reconciliation studies through more in-depth study of specific topics drawn from the introductory course, such as the roles of technology, religion, gender, ethnicity and social stratification in the establishment and maintenance of peace and reconciliation studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Amy Eileen Cross    Class Number: 83261

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 398 - UM Topics in Peace and Reconciliation Studies: The Fate of the HeroONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Explores peace and reconciliation studies through more in-depth study of specific topics drawn from the introductory course, such as the roles of technology, religion, gender, ethnicity and social stratification in the establishment and maintenance of peace and reconciliation studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 83262

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 401 - UM Women Activists: Warriors for Peace and JusticeONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
This couse examines the lives of a diverse group of women who were committed activists attempting to create change. It examines the historical, social, and political circumstances that motivated these women to actively seek social transformation. It also looks at what some of the current generation of women activists/feminists have to say about peace and social justice issues. PAX 201 or WST 101 or permission CR 3. Yvonne M Thibodeau    Class Number: 87593

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 598 - UM Independent Graduate Study: Pop! Tech: Impact Tech on SocONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Advanced research and writing projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Amy Eileen Cross    Class Number: 83263

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PAX 598 - UM Independent Graduate Study: Peace & Pop CultureONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Advanced research and writing projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Carol N Toner    Class Number: 94492

PAX 598 - UM Independent Graduate Study: The Fate of the HeroONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Advanced research and writing projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 83264

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

PCJ 215 - UMPI Business CommunicationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Students will master the necessary communication skills to thrive in any business or professional area. They'll become proficient in everything from phone etiquette, e-mail and memos to proposals and presentation. Then they'll get out of the classroom, partnering with an organization to apply what they've learned. CR 3. Tracy L Rockwell    Class Number: 86561

PHE 163 - UMFK Principles of CoachingONLINE
Oct 27 - Dec 19
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Provides an appreciation and background in the art of coaching. Deals with the complex problems facing those that accept the challenge of handling our youth of today in a sport setting. The complete role of the effectiveness of the coach will be surveyed. Field trips to study experienced coaches required. Students may earn a coaching license through U.S. soccer D license curriculum. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester. CR 3. William E Ashby    Class Number: 95068

PHI 103 - UMA Introduction to PhilosophyM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Critical examination of philosophical writings on traditional philosophical problems, such as the existence of God, freedom and determinism, the mind-body problem, the nature of knowledge and the meaning of life. Prerequisite: ENG101 CR 3. Christos J Gianopoulos    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required.

PHI 107 - USM Introduction to Philosophy: World PhilosophyONLINE
Sep 2 - Oct 24
This course presents the world views of philosophers from ancient to contemporary times. The thinkers will be chosen from a broad range of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Emphasis will be placed on the wide diversity and historical background of philosophical positions. Prerequisite: a college writing course. Cr 3. CR 3. Derek Anthony Michaud    Class Number: 85699

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE. Some seats in this online course are reserved for students matriculated in fully online degree programs.

PHI 151 - UMPI Introduction to PhilosophyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Introduction to reading and interpretation of philosophical texts. Emphasis on recurring questions that have engaged philosophers from diverse cultures, and from ancient times to the present, such as what is of value?, what is reality?, and how do we know? The course will include instruction in the writing of critical essays. CR 3. Lea Knudsen Allen    Class Number: 86565

PHI 152 - UMPI Introduction to EthicsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
This course will help students to address ethical issues with a greater understanding and confidence, both in terms of contemporary and historical approaches. Students will analyze various ethical theories, including virtue, utilitarian, and deontological approaches. CR 3. Melissa M Crowe    Class Number: 86566

PHI 220 - USM Philosophy of ArtONLINE
Sep 2 - Oct 24
What makes a person creative? What do artists think about their art? How do critics evaluate a work? If art is created for a cultural ritual or healing, is it to be understood differently? How do the circumstances of a work's creation and reception influence its evaluation? How do a person's class, ethnicity, and gender influence the artwork and its reception. Philosophers in the field of Aesthetics attempt to answer questions which artists, art historians, anthropologists, and critics ask about art. The works of art and philosophy considered will be drawn from a wide variety of cultural contexts. Prerequisite: PHI 100-level or EYE course. Cr 3. CR 3. Kathleen J Wininger    Class Number: 85616

Class Notes: THIS IS A 7-WEEK ONLINE COURSE. Some seats in this online course are reserved for students matriculated in fully online degree programs.

PHI 350 - UMA American PhilosophyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course explores the sources and writings of a variety of American Philosophical perspectives. These perspectives may include Native American traditions, The Great Awakening, Transcendentalism, Pragmatism, Radical Empiricism, Neo-Pragmatism and Feminism. It traces the social and political thought of these schools to specific trends in American culture and society. Prerequisite: one philosophy course CR 3. Michael W Allen    Class Number: 88764

POS 100 - UM American GovernmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Introduces the major principles, structures, processes and policies of United States government. Covers the Constitution and its development, civil liberties, federalism, the role of political parties and interest groups, and the nature of the presidency, the bureaucracy, the Congress and the national courts. CR 3. Richard J Powell    Class Number: 83227

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Asynchronous/Web based. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 101 - UMA American GovernmentT 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
An introductory study of the major principles, structures, processes and policies of the United States government. The course emphasizes such topics as the Constitution and its development, civil liberties, federalism, the role of political parties and interest groups, and the nature of the presidency, the bureaucracy, the congress and the national courts. CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must take exams at the regularly scheduled time.

POS 101 - UMPI American GovernmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Examines the constitutional foundations and principles of American government. Treatment focuses on federalism; civil liberties and civil rights; interest groups, political parties and elections; and Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court. CR 3. Brent S Andersen    Class Number: 89469

POS 101 - UMA American GovernmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
An introductory study of the major principles, structures, processes and policies of the United States government. The course emphasizes such topics as the Constitution and its development, civil liberties, federalism, the role of political parties and interest groups, and the nature of the presidency, the bureaucracy, the congress and the national courts. CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: 91097

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the ITV class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

POS 104 - USM Introduction to International RelationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Examination of the relationships of nations in their efforts to deal with each other from differing political, economic, and cultural bases. CR 3. Steven Shirley    Class Number: 94434

Class Notes: Some seats in this online course are reserved for students matriculated in fully online degree programs only.

POS 104 - USM Introduction to International RelationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Examination of the relationships of nations in their efforts to deal with each other from differing political, economic, and cultural bases. CR 3. Alix Van Sickle    Class Number: 85649

Class Notes: This online course requires the use of Statecraft Sim (www.statecraftsim.com) which costs $30 per student.

POS 211 - UMPI Introduction to Political ThoughtONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Examines major texts in the history of political thought and the questions they raise about the design of the political and social order. CR 3. Tomasz Z Herzog    Class Number: 86593

POS 223 - UMA Principles of ManagementT 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross-listed with BUA 223 and JUS 223) A comprehensive study of management in public and private sectors. The influence of human, social and political factors is integrated with treatment of managers structural and technical processes. Analyses focus on such theories as planning, controlling, decision making, organizational design, administrative skills, communications and information systems. It is recommended that ENG 101 be taken prior to or concurrently with this course. CR 3. Frank Bean    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

POS 231 - UMPI Constitutional LawONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Prerequisite: Pos 101 or any law course. Examines American constitutional theory treating the separation and division of government powers, and civil rights and civil liberties. Extensive treatment is accorded the implied powers of the federal government. CR 3. Brent S Andersen    Class Number: 86594

POS 241 - UM Introduction to Comparative PoliticsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Provides an introduction to the major themes of comparative politics, including: comparative political legacies, processes of modernization, comparative governmental institutions, modern political parties and interest groups, comparative policymaking processes, and problems of establishing and maintaining democratic government. CR 3. Howard H Cody    Class Number: 83265

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 306 - UM Crafting the American ConstitutionONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
This course will engage students in a substantive, detailed, and critical examination of the debates surrounding the drafting, ratification, and early implementation of the Constitution of the United States. It will begin with an examination of the important thinkers who influenced the American Founders, move to a detailed analysis of the critical issues at the Constitutional Convention and in the state ratification debates, and conclude with a look at some early government actions and Supreme Court decisions that put flesh on the bones of the Constitution. During the entirety of this course, students will be asked to reflect on the degree to which the founding debates are still relevant to contemporary American politics and government. Prerequisite: POS 100 CR 3. Mark D Brewer    Class Number: 83254

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

POS 361 - UMA Human Resource ManagementF 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with BUA 361) The management of human resources in both public and private sectors. Planning recruitment, training, compensation, administration and legal and social responsibilities are analyzed for the student interested in personnel administration in a wide range of organizational structures. Prerequisite: POS/JUS/BUA223 or permission of instructor CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must take exams at the regularly scheduled time.

POS 362 - UMA Labor-Management RelationsM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with BUA 362.) The labor-management systems of the private and public sectors are surveyed from the interdisciplinary perspective of modern industrial relations by analyzing three aspects. The nature and characteristics of labor-management relation are considered from such perspectives as the structural, historical, international, legal, psychological, and economic. Contract administration process and such issues as wages, economic supplements, institutional rights, and administrative rules. The two aspects are applied in a simulated collective bargaining exercise. Designed for students interested in labor-management relations in business, educational engineering, food service, government, health service, and social welfare organizations. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS 223. CR 3. J Powers McGuire    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must take exams at the regularly scheduled time.

POS 365 - UMA Organizational BehaviorTH 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with BUA 365.) An analysis of the interaction between individual and work-group behavior leadership styles and organizational cultures. Applications of behavioral sciences are made in areas of motivation and influence, structure of work, leadership, group relations, organizational design and change. Emphasis is on application of theory in case studies and simulations. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/ POS 223 CR 3. Brenda O McAleer    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

POS 370 - UMA Municipal AdministrationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
The management, financial control, and administration of modern American cities; emphasis on personnel and financial administration; the city plan and line functions; public safety, transportation, health, welfare, and housing. Prerequisite: POS233 or permission of the instructor CR 3. William R Bridgeo    Class Number: 93468

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the live class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

POS 370 - UMA Municipal AdministrationT 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
The management, financial control, and administration of modern American cities; emphasis on personnel and financial administration; the city plan and line functions; public safety, transportation, health, welfare, and housing. Prerequisite: POS233 or permission of the instructor CR 3. William R Bridgeo    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

POS 371 - UMPI International Relations and Modern ConflictsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Examines various types of world conflicts during the modern period. May include, but is not limited to, one or more of the following: diplomatic, military, ethnic, racial, class, and religious conflicts. CR 3. John J Zaborney    Class Number: 86597

POS 380 - USM Topics in Political Science: Genocide in Our TimeONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Specially developed occasional courses exploring a variety of theoretical and substantive areas of political science. May be repeated for credit as topics vary. CR 3. Abraham J Peck    Class Number: 90944

POS 405 - UMA Administrative LawONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Primarily case studies of the legal adjustment of administrative authority and individual liberty, including: judicial over administration, personal liability of officers, scope and limits of administrative powers and the due process measurement of administrative procedures. Prerequisite: BUA/JUS/POS223,or POS251 or permission of the instructor CR 3. Dawn Dosedlo Gallagher    Class Number: 93469

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the live class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

POS 420 - UMA The American Health Care SystemONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with (NUR 420). This course will examine the American healthcare system in relation to global healthcare systems in terms of health care outcomes, reimbursement and funding issues, governmental roles, and consumer issues around access, quality, and healthcare. The structure and process of health care legislation and current health care policies are discussed. New trends in health care legislation are examined and students are provided the opportunity to reflect on their responsibilities as a healthcare consumer and/or provider of health care services. Prerequisites: NUR 304, BUA/JUS/POS 233 or POS 251 or by permission CR 3. Carey Clark    Class Number: 88765

POS 487 - UMA Research MethodsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
An examination of the research methods used in public policy analysis and administration. Topics include research design, measurement, sampling, data collection, and statistical analysis. Prerequisite: MAT 115 CR 3. Daylin J Butler    Class Number: 93484

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the live class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

PPM 534 - USM Managing Cities, Towns and CountiesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course explores essential themes providing students with a theoretical understanding of the fundamental issues involved in managing our complex and diverse urban environments. Special emphasis will be placed on examining emerging management issues that have sparked a new demand for excellence and innovation in city governments. While the city of Portland will serve as a useful reference point, the course will also explore the difficult management issues involved in our larger central cities. Cr 3. CR 3. Carolyn S Ball    Class Number: 90318

PPM 601 - USM Applied Statistics for Public Policy and ManagementONLINE
Sep 6 - Dec 19
Introduces students to a variety of analytical approaches to studying management, planning, and policy questions. The course concentrates on the acquisition of skills that will enable students to choose and apply statistical methodology appropriately, and to evaluate critically work done by others. Topics include data description and summarization, introduction to inferential statistics, hypothesis testing, measures of association, correlation analysis, and introduction to linear regression analysis. Cr 3. CR 3. Josephine LaPlante    Class Number: 84438

PPM 602 - USM Research DesignONLINE
Sep 8 - Dec 19
Focuses on social research as it applies to policy and organizational analysis. Emphasis is on the employment of the scientific method. Basic dimensions of social science inquiry are covered: philosophy of science, research ethics, processes of theory construction, hypothesis testing, validity and reliability issues of measurement, and methods of data collection. Includes survey of applied social research techniques. Course materials are specifically designed to illustrate the particular research problem faced by policy analysts and public/nonprofit managers. Prerequisite: PPM 601. CR 3. Josephine LaPlante    Class Number: 86069

PPM 632 - USM Human Resource Management in Public, Nonprofit, and Health OrganizationsONLINE
Sep 6 - Dec 6
This course examines human resource management in the public, nonprofit, and health sectors and introduces basic conceptual frameworks, techniques of analysis as well as the management of human resources in organizations. This course evaluates and synthesizes from a management perspective the theory and practice of strategically developing, utilizing and aligning human resources to improve the organizational culture, quality and outcomes of nonprofit, public and health organizations. Topics include the historical development of employment systems and the notion of work, the functions associated with personnel management (e.g., workforce planning and budgeting, recruitment, retention, selection, performance appraisal, compensation, training, and development) and considers contemporary human resource management issues such as strategic human resource management, downsizing and workforce reductions, benchmarking and knowledge management, as well as work-life balance issues, workforce demographics, and the impact of technology. Cr 3. CR 3. Carolyn S Ball    Class Number: 85595

PPM 633 - USM Strategic Planning in the Public and Nonprofit SectorsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Examines how public organizations can utilize strategic planning in responding to environmental change and the future. Approaches to and techniques of strategic planning are covered, including goal-setting, environmental scanning, resource audits, and the formulation of strategy and its implementation. Examples are drawn from Maine state and local government and the nonprofit sector. CR 3. Carolyn S Ball    Class Number: 84440

PSA 100 - UMFK Introduction to Public Safety AdministrationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This introductory course provides an overview of local governmental operations for small and mid-sized communities with emphasis on Public Safety administration. The course will address the challenges that lie ahead in Public Safety administration, with emphasis given to Rural America in the 21st Century. 3 credit hours. Offered every Fall and Spring semester. CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 90098

PSA 312 - UMFK Grant WritingONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
The overall objective of this course is to give students the tools to help their organizations, schools, non-profit agencies, community service groups, and businesses successfully compete for grant funds. Individuals working on professional development proposals will gain the skills and knowledge to successfully propose research and study plans. 3 credit hours. Offered even numbered Fall Semesters (2014, 2016) and every Spring Semester. CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 90099

PSA 316 - UMFK Public Administration & Emergency ManagementONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This is a course in emergency management from a public administration perspective. The focus is on managing public and non-governmental organizations involved in managing hazards and dealing with disasters and working within the networks of public, private, and nonprofit and volunteer organizations that constitutes the nation's emergency management system. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall Semesters. CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 90102

PSA 326 - UMFK Introduction to Forensic ScienceONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
An introduction to the field of forensics, providing an overview of various forensic sciences and their relation to presentation of evidence and problems of law. Covers major areas including crime scene investigation, fingerprinting, blood stain analysis, and lab and field collection techniques and analysis. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall Semesters. CR 3. Krissy Ann Morgan    Class Number: 90103

PSA 341 - UMFK Restorative JusticeONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is designed to cover the historical, theoretical, and theological origins of the restorative justice model. Current practices used during the past two centuries and case studies will be reviewed and analyzed to help students better understand the relationship between offenders and victims. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall Semesters. CR 3. Michael R Bresett    Class Number: 90106

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyW 9:00 AM-10:15 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Charles S Grunder    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Class has both in class and online meeting requirements Meets one additional hour on the web.

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Charles S Grunder    Class Number: 87909

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Oct 6 - Nov 24
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Matthew David Day    Class Number: 90669

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyTH 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyT 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

PSY 100 - UMM Animal Behavior and Selection of Service DogsM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This is an introduction to techniques for animal training with a focus on owner-trained service dogs. A service dog is one specially trained to perform a task or work that aids a person with a physical or emotional disability, thus allowing them more freedom to live more independently. The course will cover basic psychological principles of operant conditioning used with animal training. There will also be hands-on opportunities for basic dog training that require the application of operant learning techniques. The optional lab will have two main components. The first component will be training qualified dogs to prepare them to be certified as therapy dogs. The second component will be helping train a service dog for a specific task to assist its disabled owner. CR 2. Katherine C Hecht    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 100 - UMPI General PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Provides a general introduction to psychology, the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. The course presents major theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and key findings in physiological, cognitive, motivation, learning, developmental, personality, abnormal, and social psychology. CR 3. John D Harrington    Class Number: 86599

PSY 100 - UMFK Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Prerequisites: None. Co-requisites: None. Studies psychology as a science. Develops psychological vocabulary. Applies basic principles to everyday living. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Sara Kay Michaud    Class Number: 90424

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: 91100

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the ITV class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This is a basic course in the psychology sequence. Topics covered in this course include background and methods, learning theories, brain and nervous system, personality, perception, intelligence, motivation, emotions, thinking and problem solving, human development, abnormal behavior and social interaction. CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 91099

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the ITV class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

PSY 101 - USM General Psychology IONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
An introduction to the study of behavior as a natural science. Among the topics covered are: method of inquiry, physiological foundations of behavior, sensation and perception, motivation and emotion, learning and thinking. This course is a prerequisite for all courses in the Department. CR 3. John P Broida    Class Number: 84442

PSY 102 - UMM Personal GrowthONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to examine their life-space; to envision alternative possibilities in their personal and professional growth; and to foster the development of creative changes toward their future life-career. This course has two essential aspects. First, the theoretical and academic aspect in which the focus of the class and text is on major psychological theories and their applications for everyday life. Second, the experiential aspect in which the students are encouraged to participate in growthful exercises individually and in group situations. The course involves the various areas of life including relationships to family members, to friends and associates, and to professional colleagues. This course includes a Service-Learning and Community Engaged (SL/CE) component. CR 3. Matthew David Day    Class Number: 90192

PSY 107E - UMA Introduction to Global CitizenshipM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This (3 credit) course is designed to serve as an opportunity for students to participate in global citizenship, to strengthen their intercultural competencies and meet UMA's general education requirements in the areas of diversity and digital literacy (aka computer literacy). Students will increase their knowledge and cultural awareness by selected psychosocial institutions and topics by collaborating with peers and faculty from universities in three countries. The selected topics are developed to support multiple program and to strengthen students' identity as global citizens. There are no prerequisites for enrollment in the course. 3 credits CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 110 - UMM Intro to PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
An introduction to the scientific study of behavior including a survey of all the major areas of inquiry pursued by psychologists-history, methods, physiological aspects, perception, learning, memory, cognition, emotion, motivation, consciousness, personality, abnormal behavior and therapies, and social processes. Unless otherwise noted, this course is a prerequisite to all other psychology courses. CR 3. Uriah Anderson    Class Number: 90193

PSY 200 - UMPI Social PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Considers the processes by which individuals interact with others, influence and are influenced by others, and are shaped by society. Includes topics such as the self, attitudes, prejudice, stereotypes, interpersonal attraction, group dynamics, and persuasion. CR 3. John D Harrington    Class Number: 89471

PSY 205 - UMPI Lifespan DevelopmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Surveys changes in cognitive, personal, and social functioning from before birth through old age. Using a life-span framework, emphasizes the principles, theories, and methods that psychologists use. CR 3. Joanne W Putnam    Class Number: 86604

Class Notes: This is a blended class which will incorporate LIVE Online meetings (1/2 to 1 hour) to promote student collaboration or meetings with the professor. These meetings will be scheduled Wednesday evenings between 4:00pm and 6:45pm in Google Hangout. Questions related to this course may be emailed to joanne.putnam@umpi.edu

PSY 205 - UMA Forms of Social InfluenceONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with COM205.) An assessment of the process whereby humans influence other humans to voluntarily believe or do what they wish them to believe or do: primary emphasis is the interpersonal exchange. Forms include modeling, requesting, bargaining, persuading, demanding, conditioning, group influence, and coercion. Media and written persuasion are also considered. Student performance is a part of this course. Prerequisite: COM101, 102, 104 or 106, or permission CR 3. Elizabeth McCue-Herlihy    Class Number: 87910

PSY 212 - UMM Lifespan ITH 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course covers the context and process of human development from prenatal stages through adolescence. Developmental psychology focuses on how learning and maturation within social, cultural and physical environments shape normal human development. Development is a holistic process, yet can be broken down into physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects, as well as development of communication and language, self, gender and prosocial behavior. Developmental research methods will be covered, as well as important areas of application for developmental psychology of childhood and adolescence, including policy and programs directed at families, healthcare and prevention, education, childcare, etc. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Helena L Schnieders    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 212 - UMM Lifespan IONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course covers the context and process of human development from prenatal stages through adolescence. Developmental psychology focuses on how learning and maturation within social, cultural and physical environments shape normal human development. Development is a holistic process, yet can be broken down into physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects, as well as development of communication and language, self, gender and prosocial behavior. Developmental research methods will be covered, as well as important areas of application for developmental psychology of childhood and adolescence, including policy and programs directed at families, healthcare and prevention, education, childcare, etc. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Helena L Schnieders    Class Number: 90356

PSY 213 - UMM Psychosocial Rehabilitation PracticesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course will review the services that help support people with psychiatric disabilities, improve their quality of life and fully integrate into the community in a holistic fashion, noting the conceptual practice of psychosocial rehabilitation as a core organizing attitude underlying all behavioral health care. Core philosophies are examined, including historical and current theories and practices, noting the use of contemporary effective practices which are key to current psychosocial rehabilitation. Required for Provisional & Full MHRT Certification. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Helena L Schnieders    Class Number: 90410

PSY 213 - UMM Psychosocial Rehabilitation PracticesM 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course will review the services that help support people with psychiatric disabilities, improve their quality of life and fully integrate into the community in a holistic fashion, noting the conceptual practice of psychosocial rehabilitation as a core organizing attitude underlying all behavioral health care. Core philosophies are examined, including historical and current theories and practices, noting the use of contemporary effective practices which are key to current psychosocial rehabilitation. Required for Provisional & Full MHRT Certification. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Helena L Schnieders    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 214 - UMM Psychology of PrejudiceONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
The psychology of stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination and stigma, and methods to undermine these concepts, will be presented so that understanding and applications can be extended to various minority populations. Minority populations, which may be related more to influence than to size, may include African Americans, Native Americans, Roma, Middle Eastern Americans, Asian Americans, those individuals that may identify as LGBT, the impoverished, the elderly, the obese, those with physical or mental disabilities, and women. Ways to work to ameliorate prejudice will be explored. Prerequisite: ANT 101, PSY 110 or SOC 114, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Uriah Anderson    Class Number: 90195

PSY 220 - USM Psychology of the LifespanONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This is a broad introductory course focusing on the theories, research methods, and the status of scientific knowledge about human development across the lifespan. The course focuses on the interplay of psychological and environmental factors in physical, cognitive, social, and personality development from birth through adulthood. Prerequisites: Successful completion of PSY 101 and 102 with grades of C- or better. Cr 3. CR 3. Robert B Thompson    Class Number: 85523

PSY 223 - UMM Sport PsychologyONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
Sport Psychology is the study of the mental and behavioral factors that influence or are influenced by participation in sport, exercise, and physical activity. Sport psychologists are interested in how athletics enhance and support the personal growth and well-being of individuals. This course outlines the research and training methods of sport psychologists and surveys theory and research on sport psychology, including such major areas as the history of sport psychology, the application of principles of learning and behavior, motivation and social psychology, the assessment of individual differences in personality of athletes, and principles of coaching and the psychology of exercise and fitness. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and PSY 110, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jordan A Litman    Class Number: 90201

PSY 230 - UM Social PsychologyW 5:40 PM-8:10 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
An introduction to the study of social behavior from a psychological perspective. Representative topics include culture and personality, attitude formation and change, conformity, leadership and prejudice. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Charles L Dufour    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 251 - UM Psychology of MotivationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
A survey of theory, research methodology and experimentally obtained facts related to the activation and direction of behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Linda M Yelland    Class Number: 81279

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PSY 302 - UMA Psychology of ChildhoodONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
A study of development from the prenatal period to adolescence. Required of students in elementary education. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: 87913

PSY 306 - UMA Behavior ModificationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
The principles of operant conditioning and applications to the understanding and control of behavior in everyday life situations including the classroom. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: 87744

PSY 307E - UMA Applied Global Citizenship: Selected TopicsM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course is designed to serve as an opportunity for students to study aspects of global citizenship that are applied within their program or discipline. They will participate in global citizenship and strengthen program specific intercultural competencies. Students will increase their knowledge and cultural awareness by selected psychosocial institutions and collaborate with peers and faculty from a non- American university. Following an introduction to the partner's culture and country, a set of individualized topics will be developed to support each student's program or future vocational needs. There are no prerequisites for enrollment in the course. 3 credits CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 308 - UMA Human DevelopmentM 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Provides a life span approach focusing on the physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and spiritual characteristics of individuals. Emphasis will be placed on psychological stages and needs. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

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PSY 308 - UMA Human DevelopmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Provides a life span approach focusing on the physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and spiritual characteristics of individuals. Emphasis will be placed on psychological stages and needs. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Matthew David Day    Class Number: 87914

PSY 310 - UMA Psychology of PersonalityONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Applies major contemporary approaches to the study of personality. The theories of Freud, Rogers, Skinner, Allport, Jung and other leading contributors are investigated. Consideration given to the structure, dynamics, and development of personality. Assessment methodology and current issues are included. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 87915

PSY 311 - UMM Social PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
A study of the social and cultural factors affecting human behavior, including effects on observable behavior, emotions, attitudes and other cognitions. Topics of conformity, persuasion, aggression, prejudice, prosocial behavior, relationships, and group influence are considered. This course includes a Service-Learning and Community Engaged (SL/CE) component. Prerequisite: PSY 110, SOC 114, and junior standing; or permission of instructor. CR 3. Uriah Anderson    Class Number: 90207

PSY 311 - UMPI Research Methods IONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Presents fundamentals of research design, measurement, and data analysis. Applications of research methods within the behavioral sciences, including scientific writing and professional ethics. CR 3. Paul E Johnson    Class Number: 86607

PSY 312 - UMA Psychology of Human AdjustmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course applies traditional and contemporary psychological theories to life span development. Integrates personality and learning theories within the social, cultural and cognitive contexts. A blend of humanistic, developmental and interpersonal theories are applied to the individual's adjustment to everyday life. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 87916

PSY 312 - UMPI Research Methods IIONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Presents intermediate issues in research design, hypothesis-testing, data analysis, and technical writing in psychology. Promotes understanding of relevant empirical literature, preparation of spreadsheets and graphic display of data, and applications of statistical analyses. Class research projects offer foundation for independent work. CR 3. Allen L Salo    Class Number: 86608

PSY 317 - UMM Environmental PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course will acquaint the student with the reciprocal nature of the interplay between people and built and natural environments. Students will develop an appreciation for how physical environments influence human behavior. Additionally, students will use psychological principles to better understand environmental problems (i.e. climate change, pollution and energy efficiency) and to promote pro-environmental behaviors. Prerequisite: PSY 110, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Uriah Anderson    Class Number: 90209

PSY 318 - UMM Psychology of CuriosityONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course is designed to survey theory and empirical research on curiosity -- the innate motive to seek out and acquire new information to stimulate interest or reduce uncertainty. The study of curiosity requires consideration of a number of major areas of psychology, including emotion and motivation, learning and memory, neuroscience, individual differences in personality and development. These topics will all be touched upon in regard to curiosity. Related topics such as novelty seeking, gossip and sensation seeking will also be addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 110, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jordan A Litman    Class Number: 90211

PSY 326 - UMM Vocatnl Implications of DisabilityONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course will address the vocational implications of the most frequently encountered physical and psychiatric disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on understanding limitations in function and how those limitations affect work as conceptualized within existing models of disability. The notion of vocational rehabilitation and the range of employment service programs will be addressed in a holistic fashion, noting their relationship to the conceptual practice of psychosocial rehabilitation and human services. Current theories and practices of employment services will be examined. Skills for evaluating and assessing the vocational impact of a disability and effective strategies for promoting client understanding and access to community resources will be addressed. This course is required for full MHRT certification. Prerequisite: PSY 211 and PSY 213, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Frank J Lane    Class Number: 90214

PSY 332 - UMM Crisis Identification & ResolutionW 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course is a study of behaviors that typically bring prompt intervention and the interventions appropriate at such times. Students will learn to identify behaviors that indicate psychological crises. The course will cover events such as being a danger to self or other; being so mentally ill that the person is not able to function; substance abuse related problems; trauma-related problems and behavior associated with the abuse of children, spouses and the elderly. Areas to be covered include personal skills, modes of intervention, appropriate referral tactics, and issues of social and legal relevance. Required for Provisional & Full MHRT Certification. Prerequisite: PSY 211 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Helena L Schnieders    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 341 - UMPI Drugs And BehaviorONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Surveys information of recreational and therapeutic drugs and their effect at various levels including that of the nervous system, individual behavior, and broader society consequences. CR 3. Allen L Salo    Class Number: 86609

PSY 355 - UMA Social PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
A survey of psychological behavior, how it is studied and how it is influenced. Representative topics include affiliation, aggression, attitude formation and change, attraction, communication, groups, interpersonal perception, mass media, prosocial behavior, prejudice, research methodologies, and situational influences. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Charles G Waugh    Class Number: 88769

PSY 364 - UMA Psychology of Men and BoysONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to deepen their understanding of not only the psychology of boys and men but also cultural constructions of male gender, manhood and masculinity. The course will employ both experiential and more academic methods of investigation. Students will be required to complete an applied project supporting either their degree program or personal development objectives. Prerequisite: Psy 100 CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 87917

PSY 375 - UMPI Sex And GenderONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Investigation of gender in North American society. Feminist, social constructionist, sociobiological, and social psychological perspectives will be explored. Focus is on the creation of gender identities, inequalities, cultural expectations, and cultural representations of gender. Other topics include childhood socialization, sexualities, gender activities, and social power. CR 3. Melissa J Ivey    Class Number: 89028

PSY 400 - UMA Abnormal PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course covers the history, scope and classification of mental illness and the effectiveness of treatment methods. Topics include schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, behavioral disorders, social deviance and anxiety-related disorders. The biological and environmental determinants of abnormal behaviors are addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Charles S Grunder    Class Number: 87918

PSY 400 - UMA Abnormal PsychologyM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course covers the history, scope and classification of mental illness and the effectiveness of treatment methods. Topics include schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, behavioral disorders, social deviance and anxiety-related disorders. The biological and environmental determinants of abnormal behaviors are addressed. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Michael J Desisto    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 401 - UM Health PsychologyM 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Presents a biopsychosocial approach to the study of lifestyles, behaviors, response styles and personality factors that may impact an individual's health. Research comes from the areas of psychology, neuroscience, public health and medicine. Topics will include the relationship of psychological and social factors on physical conditions and recent research in these areas. Prerequisite: PSY 212 and PSY 241 and PSY 245 CR 3. Michael A Robbins    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 412 - UMFK Adulthood and AgingONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Prerequisites: PSY 100. Theoretically and empirically investigates development and change through young adulthood, midlife, and later life. Includes family relationships, personality development, biological growth and decline, intellectual and career development, role change, motivation, learning and memory, mental disorders, and gerontological issues. This course is applicable to State of Maine MHRT certification under "Mental Health and Aging". 3 credit hours. Offered every Fall semester, online course. CR 3. Robert Hansen    Class Number: 94170

PSY 415 - UMA Cross-Cultural PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
The course is an introduction to the field, methods, and controversies found in cross-cultural psychology. It begins with an emphasis upon a conceptual understanding of culture as context for developing psychological practices. An overview of professional activities and resources in the field will be completed. The second part of the semester will focus upon core topics (e.g. self, normal development, etc.) and the third part will emphasize student projects. Prerequisite: Two previous psychology courses with at least one at the 300 level or permission of instructor. CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 87919

RHF 118 - USM YogaONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
RHF courses are designed to provide education and skill development in a particular recreation or health/fitness activity. Because skill and/or fitness development are objectives in all RHF courses, students must attend and participate in class activities in order to pass. The Department reserves the right to request written medical clearance for participation in courses that require high intensity exercise. An * after a course number indicates that students will be required to pay a vendor charge for access to activity environments and/or equipment. The course instructor will explain any charge. The following are the RHF activity areas: RHF 101 Tennis; RHF 106 Ballroom Dance; RHF 107 Aerobics; RHF 108 Step Aerobics; RHF 109 Beginning Weight Training; RHF 114* Rock Climbing; RHF 117 Low Impact Aerobics; RHF 118 Yoga; RHF 121 Self-Defense; RHF 122 Aerobic Kickboxing; RHF 123* Introduction to Sea Kayaking; RHF 124 T'ai Chi Qigong; RHF 125* Introduction to Cross-Country Skiing; RHF 126 Stability and Physio-Ball Exercise; and RHF 127 Pilates. CR 1.5. Amanda D Curtis Kezal    Class Number: 85651

RUS 101 - UMPI Elementary Russian IONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Interactive introduction to the Russian language. Stresses a multifaceted approach to communication in the Russian language. Language instruction focuses on Russian history and culture. CR 3. Natalija Alexandria Brewer    Class Number: 88490

SAR 540 - UM Introduction to Students at RiskONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Provides students with an in-depth understanding of the factors, conditions, and circumstances that are commonly viewed as contributing to students and their families being placed ¿at risk.¿ Results of past and contemporary research findings, demographics, and various reports involving the current and projected status of children and families at risk will be explored. Major emphasis will be upon how schools in contemporary society can effectively meet the multiple and complex instructional, personal, and social needs of students at risk. Effective student dropout policies and practices will be explained. CR 3. Candice Florence Russell    Class Number: 83283

Class Notes: CA&I Cohort students.

SBS 300 - USM Deviance and Social ControlONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
The course examines the historical and relative notion of deviance and the nature(s) and type(s) of social control. CR 3. Mark Silber    Class Number: 84930

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings are 9/8,15,22; 10/27; 11/10; 12/1 ,8, & 15.

SBS 301 - USM Group DynamicsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course gives students an understanding of how people behave in groups and the skills needed by group members to participate effectively in group activities. It provides a theoretical foundation for how groups function, with focus on group process and development; and it discusses how these theories can be applied to a wide range of group settings. This course uses experiential techniques to help students develop critical skills and understanding of group dynamics. Cr 3. CR 3. Tara Grey Coste    Class Number: 94411

SBS 302 - USM Organizational BehaviorONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with interpersonal dynamics and the tools to make organizational interactions more effective. Through assessments, exercises, and discussions, students will examine how perceptions of self and others influence people's behavior in a variety of situations. As good communication is critical in building sound interpersonal relationships, students will have many opportunities to fine-tune writing and speaking skills. Cr 3. CR 3. Elizabeth F Turesky    Class Number: 90997

SBS 302 - USM Organizational BehaviorONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with interpersonal dynamics and the tools to make organizational interactions more effective. Through assessments, exercises, and discussions, students will examine how perceptions of self and others influence people's behavior in a variety of situations. As good communication is critical in building sound interpersonal relationships, students will have many opportunities to fine-tune writing and speaking skills. Cr 3. CR 3. Elizabeth F Turesky    Class Number: 90999

SBS 302 - USM Organizational BehaviorONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with interpersonal dynamics and the tools to make organizational interactions more effective. Through assessments, exercises, and discussions, students will examine how perceptions of self and others influence people's behavior in a variety of situations. As good communication is critical in building sound interpersonal relationships, students will have many opportunities to fine-tune writing and speaking skills. Cr 3. CR 3. Elizabeth F Turesky    Class Number: 94727

SBS 311 - USM Theories of PersonalityONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is an in-depth study of the major theories of personality. It includes consideration of historical developments and cultural differences in the area of personality theory and research. The specific understanding of psychopathology contained in the theories will also be explored. CR 3. Jan L Hitchcock    Class Number: 86166

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates TBA.

SBS 316 - USM Diversity in the WorkplaceONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Using historical, socio-economic, and psychological perspectives, students will learn about the challenges diverse members of U.S. society, such as women, people of color, people from marginalized classes, and those from other countries, have had and continue to face. Students will gain an understanding of how the workplace may affect diverse peoples and how others can learn to make the workplace more hospitable. A primary focus of this course will be on examining beliefs, behaviors, or unconscious attitudes that perpetuate the oppression and subordination of diverse members of society in the workplace, while also looking at how increased diversity is adding to workplace productivity, creativity, and learning. Readings are drawn from the social sciences and humanities to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the topic. Cr 3. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 86005

SBS 329 - USM Research MethodsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course provides an introduction to quantitative and qualitative research methods which can be used in organizational planning and decision making and in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. The course will cover topic areas related to the application of appropriate methods of inquiry and includes completion of an applied project. Prerequisite: LCC 150. Cr 3. CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 85219

SBS 336 - USM Introduction to Public HealthW 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Trends, successes and challenges from a population perspective will be discussed as well as various tools and techniques used to address public health issues. Cr 3. CR 3. Brenda M Joly    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This course will be broadcast via compressed video alternating between the LAC/Portland campuses. This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Cr 3

SBS 336 - USM Introduction to Public HealthW 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Trends, successes and challenges from a population perspective will be discussed as well as various tools and techniques used to address public health issues. Cr 3. CR 3. Brenda M Joly    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This course will be broadcast via compressed video alternating between the LAC/Portland campuses. This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Cr 3

SBS 341 - USM The FamilyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is a contemporary, interdisciplinary approach to the study of the family that includes an examination of family structures, familial relationships, and the impact of historical change on these structures and relationships. Cr 3. CR 3. Mark Silber    Class Number: 91047

Class Notes: This is a blended class which meets 50% or more online. On campus meeting dates are 9/8,15,22; 10/27; 11/10; 12/1 ,8, & 15.

SBS 343 - USM Substance AbuseONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course considers patterns of use of drugs, the bases of their effects and associated harms, and the history of and current options for prevention and intervention efforts. Consideration will be given to the role of society and public policy in influencing our thinking and behavior concerning substance use and abuse. CR 3. Deborah R Como-Kepler    Class Number: 91102

SBS 369 - USM Exploring Careers, Choosing Life RolesONLINE
Sep 2 - Oct 24
In this mid-level course in the career development series, students relate self-knowledge to career and life roles, with an emphasis on gaining and managing career information; learning various career and life decision-making strategies; and communicating formative academic, co-curricular, and professional experiences in such formats as accomplishment statements and informal interviews. Prerequisite: LCC 123 or LCC 345. Offered fall, spring, summer. Cr 1.5. CR 1.5. Lynsey Kathleen Wood Thibeault    Class Number: 85992

SBS 390 - USM Brain and BehaviorONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is a survey of biological and environmental factors affecting the relationship between brain/mind and behavior. Topics will include brain organization, neural transmission, stress and emotion, learning, memory, violence, psychopathology, and the development of consciousness. Cr 3. CR 3. Carol Nemeroff    Class Number: 91095

SBS 399 - USM Special Topics in SBS: Portfolio DevelopmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 94688

SBS 399 - USM Special Topics in SBS: Science in Early Childood EducONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
CR 3. Margaret L Merrill    Class Number: 93362

Class Notes: SBS/ECE/LAE 399 Science in Early Childhood Education is being offered this fall, 2014 via Adobe Connect, a synchronous online platform allowing students to attend from home or through a Face-to-Face presence in the classroom. The class is taught Wednesdays from 4:00 ¿ 6:30. Since it is a synchronous platform, students and the instructor will be in attendance at the same time whether online via Adobe Connect at home or in the classroom.

SBS 413 - USM Job Search Skills for the 21st CenturyONLINE
Oct 27 - Dec 12
In this final course in the career development series, students assume active agency in career planning through learning how to market themselves to prospective employers. They learn to create and use the tools needed for career placement, such as cover letters, resumes, and interviews. Prerequisite: HUM/LOS/SBS/SCI 369. Offered fall, spring, summer. Cr 1.5. CR 1.5. Mary Kozicki LaFontaine    Class Number: 85996

SBS 430 - USM Applied Social PolicyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
A review of contemporary social policy alternatives and an examination of social policy making processes at both the macro- and micro-levels. Students complete an applied social policy project which might take the form of a policy paper, a grant proposal or written legislative testimony for a community agency. Prerequisites: either LCC 200 or LCC 370 as well as junior standing or permission of the instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. Daniel M Jenkins    Class Number: 84487

SBS 447 - USM InternshipONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This online course provides students the opportunity to work in their chosen field to evaluate their interest and acquire basic skills needed to market themselves effectively. Students participate in an online seminar in which they learn about and reflect on workplace issues. Students wishing to take more than 3 credit hours must have permission from their faculty advisors. Prerequisite: HUM/LOS/SBS/SCI 413. Offered fall, spring, summer. Cr 3-6. CR 3. Leigh G Mundhenk    Class Number: 85980

SCI 110 - UMA Environmental ScienceONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Environmental systems analysis, including biogeochemistry, energy, atmospheric and water cycles will be used to define the environment on a planetary scale. The class will focus on human resources utilization and the effect that changes in one system can have on another. Students will gain an understanding of the value of predictive modeling used for environmental impact statements and risk assessment. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and minimum grade of "C" in MAT 9, or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 4. Peter W Milligan    Class Number: 92027

SCI 150 - UMA Human Ecology and the FutureONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Human ecology is the study of the interrelation of humans with the earth's ecosystems. A framework of ideas to describe ecosystem structure and function will be established using basic principles of biology, chemistry, and physics. Prerequisite: minimum grade of "C" in ENG 5, MAT 9, and REA 8 or appropriate scores on the UMA placement test. CR 3. Sandra S Haggard    Class Number: 92029

SCI 336 - USM Intro to Public HealthW 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Trends, successes and challenges from a population perspective will be discussed as well as various tools and techniques used to address public health issues. Cr 3. CR 3. Brenda M Joly    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Cr 3

SCI 336 - USM Intro to Public HealthW 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Trends, successes and challenges from a population perspective will be discussed as well as various tools and techniques used to address public health issues. Cr 3. CR 3. Brenda M Joly    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This course will be broadcast via compressed video alternating between the LAC/Portland campuses. This course provides an overview of the public health system and examines the purpose, history, organization, approach, functions and determinants of health. The course places special emphasis on current health issues from our daily lives to highlight the relevance of public health. Cr 3

SCI 369 - USM Exploring Careers, Choosing Life RolesONLINE
Sep 2 - Oct 24
In this mid-level course in the career development series, students relate self-knowledge to career and life roles, with an emphasis on gaining and managing career information; learning various career and life decision-making strategies; and communicating formative academic, co-curricular, and professional experiences in such formats as accomplishment statements and informal interviews. Prerequisite: LCC 123 or LCC 345. Cr 1.5. CR 1.5. Lynsey Kathleen Wood Thibeault    Class Number: 85993

SCI 413 - USM Job Search Skills for the 21st CenturyONLINE
Oct 27 - Dec 12
In this final course in the career development series, students assume active agency in career planning through learning how to market themselves to prospective employers. They learn to create and use the tools needed for career placement, such as cover letters, resumes, and interviews. Prerequisite: HUM/LOS/SBS/SCI 369. Cr 1.5. CR 1.5. Mary Kozicki LaFontaine    Class Number: 85997

SCI 447 - USM InternshipONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This online course provides students the opportunity to work in their chosen field to evaluate their interest and acquire basic skills needed to market themselves effectively. Students participate in an online seminar in which they learn about and reflect on workplace issues. Students wishing to take more than 3 credit hours must have permission from their faculty advisors. Prerequisite: HUM/LOS/SBS/SCI 413. Cr 3-6. CR 3. Leigh G Mundhenk    Class Number: 85981

SED 100 - UMM Animal Behavior & Selection of Service DogsM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This is an introduction to techniques for animal training with a focus on owner-trained service dogs. A service dog is one specially trained to perform a task or work that aids a person with a physical or emotional disability, thus allowing them more freedom to live more independently. The course will cover basic psychological principles of operant conditioning used with animal training. There will also be hands-on opportunities for basic dog training that require the application of operant learning techniques. The optional lab will have two main components. The first component will be training qualified dogs to prepare them to be certified as therapy dogs. The second component will be helping train a service dog for a specific task to assist its disabled owner. CR 2. Katherine C Hecht    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SED 310 - UMM Dimensions of Exceptionality in the ClassroomONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the characteristics and needs of K-12 students with exceptionalities. Students in this survey course will learn about a range of topics including the history of special education; the provisions of IDEA; relevant legal issues in special education; program planning and placement with an emphasis on inclusive practices; transitioning students to adulthood; classroom accommodations and modifications; and instruction of students with exceptionalities. Students will learn the characteristics of various disabilities, and how they affect individuals and their families. Factors that put students at risk, cultural and linguistic diversity, and giftedness are also explored. Prerequisite: EDU 210, EDU 217 or PSY 110, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 89043

SED 310 - UMM Dimensions of Exceptionality in the ClassroomM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the characteristics and needs of K-12 students with exceptionalities. Students in this survey course will learn about a range of topics including the history of special education; the provisions of IDEA; relevant legal issues in special education; program planning and placement with an emphasis on inclusive practices; transitioning students to adulthood; classroom accommodations and modifications; and instruction of students with exceptionalities. Students will learn the characteristics of various disabilities, and how they affect individuals and their families. Factors that put students at risk, cultural and linguistic diversity, and giftedness are also explored. Prerequisite: EDU 210, EDU 217 or PSY 110, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SED 320 - UMM Special Education LawONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
Students will study the American legal system and procedural due process in order to develop a framework for addressing legal issues relating to students with disabilities. The six principles of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act will be covered, as well as providing for a free appropriate public education; identifying and assessing students; educating in the least restrictive environment; providing related services; addressing discipline issues; and finding solutions to challenging situations facing students with disabilities. The role of the federal, state and local government in special education issues will also be covered, with special emphasis on case and regulatory law, including Maine regulations. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Nickey A Dubey    Class Number: 89045

SED 325 - UMM Assessment in Special EducationTH 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
Students in this course will examine the principles and procedures of non-discriminatory evaluation under IDEA as it relates to K-12 students with mild to moderate disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on basic terminology; legal and ethical principles related to the assessment of students with special needs; technical adequacy of assessment instruments; identification of assessment instruments; administration of individualized norm-referenced assessments; and effective communication of evaluation results. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SED 325 - UMM Assessment in Special EducationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
Students in this course will examine the principles and procedures of non-discriminatory evaluation under IDEA as it relates to K-12 students with mild to moderate disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on basic terminology; legal and ethical principles related to the assessment of students with special needs; technical adequacy of assessment instruments; identification of assessment instruments; administration of individualized norm-referenced assessments; and effective communication of evaluation results. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 89049

SED 330 - UMM Math in Special EducationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course is designed to help prospective special education teachers understand the Maine Learning Results, national mathematics standards, instructional strategies and assessment techniques, and to develop organizational structures related to teaching mathematics to diverse learners in elementary schools. Topics include problem solving, finding numerical patterns, fractions and percents, measurement, characteristics of geometric shapes, developing positive attitudes towards mathematics, and the use of manipulative and computer software. Methods of adapting lessons for diverse learning needs and increasing the mathematics skills of children with special needs in inclusive classrooms are the central issues to be addressed. Prerequisite: SED 310, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Christi McCurry    Class Number: 89052

SED 335 - USM Students with Exceptionalities in General EducationM/W 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 19
The primary goal of this course is to construct an understanding and knowledge of the range of exceptionalities, including students with disabilities and those identified as gifted and talented. The course is based on the premise that students with exceptionalities should be educated and socially interact to the greatest extent possible with their peers in the general education curriculum and program. The general educator's role in teaching learners who are exceptional will be emphasized. Topics include characteristics of areas of exceptionality; classroom management; assistive technology; state and federal legislation regarding exceptional students; Response to Intervention (RtI); Universal Design for Learning (UDL); individual education plans (IEP); building relationships with parents; students who are culturally and linguistically diverse; and inclusion and collaboration philosophy and practices. This course includes a 24-hour field placement. Cr 3. CR 3. Julie Alexandrin    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SED 345 - UMFK Behavior Strategies and Social Skills DevelopmentONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Prerequisites: EDU 303 or SED 310. This course provides instruction in a variety of behavior strategies, including the development of social skills. Emphasis will be placed on students with disabilities in a broad range of educational environments. Proactive systems of behavior intervention, management and modification are examined to target specific behaviors while providing an environment that encourages inclusion, self-advocacy and increased independence. Methods of data collection and analysis will be explored throughout this course. 3 hours. Offered every Fall. CR 3. Diane M Castonguay    Class Number: 90619

Class Notes: This course requires students to have access to a microphone and speakers. For more technical information contact (207) 834-7522.

SED 355 - UMM Transitional Issues for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Dec 29 - Jan 16
This course provides instruction in techniques and resources used to assist individuals with special needs experience success in school settings and transition into a wide range of environments. Emphasis is placed on transition into academic, independent living and vocational settings through the design of instructional programs that address individual needs and maximize quality of life. Accessibility, life skills, community-based instruction, and assistive technology are explored at length. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 89053

SED 362 - UMM Typical & Atypical Expressive & Receptive LanguageONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
The purpose of this course is to inform students about the stages of expressive and receptive language. It will explore syntax, morphology, semantics, phonology, and pragmatics, as well as atypical development, individual differences, and how and why they occur. Studies will apply theories of child development, speech and hearing science and language development and disorders in order to devise language interventions for students with communication disorders. Prerequisite: SED 310 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Kenny P Bourgoin    Class Number: 89055

SED 500 - UM Adapting Instruction for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Provides an overview of the philosophies, legislation and litigation, and methods that serve as the foundation of special education services. CR 3. Diane W Jackson    Class Number: 82340

SED 506 - UMF Assessment in Special EducationONLINE
Sep 8 - Dec 15
This course examines assessment practices for children and youth from 3-20 years and provides a variety of hands-on experiences in using various assessment approaches including observations, curriculum-based measurement, and standardized instruments. This course includes opportunities to construct and use both formative and summative assessments, emphasizing the links between pre-assessment, program planning and instruction, and monitoring progress. Each student will work with a focus child or youth in their area of specialization to gain practice in constructing, evaluating, and implementing informal assessments, evaluating formal assessments and interpreting assessment information for other educators and parents. Each student will build skills and knowledge in increasing cultural competence related to assessment practices. During this course, we also will explore a variety of current issues including universal design, test accommodations, modifications, and assistive technology. CR 3. Libby Cohen    Class Number: 94354

SED 508 - UMF Classroom and Behavior Management of Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Sep 3 - Dec 18
Students will explore basic principles of classroom and behavior management from prevention of problems through the development of a variety of positive responses to chronic misbehavior in special education and regular classroom settings. Students will develop and conduct a number of classroom application projects designed to improve the behavior of individuals and groups of students. Students will also review current research on effective classroom and behavior management. CR 3. Raymond M Glass    Class Number: 94375

Class Notes: Enrollment is open only to practicing teachers and ed techs who hold a bachelor's degree.

SED 517 - UMF Professional Ethics, Cultural Competence, Evidence-based Practices in Early InterventionONLINE
Sep 3 - Dec 12
This course examines professional and ethical practice within the range of delivery systems from early intervention to special education in community and school-based programs for children with disabilities, from birth to eight years of age, and their families. Case studies increase understanding of various medical conditions and related care on family concerns and on child development and learning. Students examine and practice developmentally appropriate methods and strategies, as well as develop skills in effective supervision and evaluation of others. Through the course, students engage in reflective inquiry regarding developing personal cultural competency. Students identify and use current research to increase personal knowledge and skills, applying findings to present work settings. Related to course objectives and required assignments, students spend a minimum of 20 hours working in an early intervention or early childhood special education setting. CR 3. Tamara Ann Sewell    Class Number: 94736

SED 528 - UM Educational Methods for Students with Autism -
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Provides an overview of diagnostic, clinical, and educational approaches for students with autism. Topics include definitions and characteristics under the autism spectrum, historical perspectives on etiology and treatment, curriculum and instructional strategies, and bio-medical interventions. Specific research-based intervention procedures in language development, social behavior, sensory implications, pivotal responses, and the development of academic and functional skills are examined. Emphasis placed upon educational and behavioral methods used in school and family settings. CR 3. Deborah Rooks    Class Number: 87294

Class Notes: Online through Adobe

SED 530 - UMF Educational Principles for Learners Who are GiftedONLINE
Sep 20 - Dec 13
This course introduces the participant to education of gifted learners. Topics to be presented: conceptions of giftedness; myths and truths of gifted education; the necessity of gifted education; equitable identification of gifted learners from diverse populations; common cognitive and affective characteristics; highly gifted students; special populations of gifted learners; common social / emotional issues; necessary components of a gifted program; curriculum differentiation in the regular classroom; acceleration vs. enrichment. CR 3. Helen L Nevitt    Class Number: 94377

Class Notes: This is a blended course with online instruction and 3 face-to-face class meetings at University Center - Rockland on Saturdays, September 20, November 1 and and December 13 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM.

SED 531 - UMF Curriculum for the GiftedONLINE
Sep 6 - Nov 22
Emphasizes the development of curricular and instructional opportunities to address characteristics and needs of the gifted child. Topics include: complexity and abstractness; differentiation from mainstream curriculum; modification of content, process, product, and learning environments; creative and critical thinking skills; the study of major ideas, issues, problems and themes across content areas; development of understanding of self and others; promotion of self-directed learning; career education; scope and sequence; integration with district standards. CR 3. Susan Anne Boyce-Cormier    Class Number: 94355

Class Notes: This is a blended course with online instruction and 3 face-to-face class meetings at UMF on Saturdays, September 6, October 18 and and November 22 from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM.

SED 532 - UM Behavior Management and InterventionONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Approaches to behavior management and behavior change in educational settings. Examines principles of cognitive behavior modification, social skills training and crisis intervention. Prerequisite: SED 402 or equivalent CR 3. Courtney Jill Pacholski    Class Number: 81840

SED 540 - USM Learners Who Are Exceptional in General EducationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
The primary goal of this survey course is to construct an understanding and knowledge of the range of exceptionalities, including students with disabilities and those identified as gifted and talented. The course is based on the premise that students in special education and who are gifted and talented should be educated and socially interact to the greatest extent possible with their peers engaging in the general education curriculum and program. Topics include characteristics of areas of exceptionality; planning and strategies for differentiating instruction and universal design; classroom management; assistive technology; state and federal laws regarding students who are exceptional; working with parents; Response to Intervention (RtI); and inclusion philosophy and practices, including collaboration between general education and special education teachers. Cr 3. CR 3. James A Curry    Class Number: 85442

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings will be 9/2, 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18 and 12/2.

SED 543 - UM Program Planning and Curriculum AccessONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Topics include an overview of the special education process through the development of the IEP; how to write an educationally useful IEP; planning for general education curriculum access. Prerequisite: SED402 CR 3. Diane W Jackson    Class Number: 92569

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 581 - UM Response to Intervention for Behavior: School-Wide PreventionONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Critical components of universal positive behavioral interventions and supports. Focus on a continuum of research-based behavioral practices integrated into a system for all students, and using data to evaluate student outcomes and program fidelity. CR 3. A James Artesani    Class Number: 83328

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 581 - UM Response to Intervention for Behavior: School-Wide PreventionONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Critical components of universal positive behavioral interventions and supports. Focus on a continuum of research-based behavioral practices integrated into a system for all students, and using data to evaluate student outcomes and program fidelity. CR 3. A James Artesani    Class Number: 83329

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 598 - UM Special Topics in Special Education: Communication Students with Autism Spec Disorder -
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Concentrated study of designated topics in special education. Topics may vary depending on faculty and student interest. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission CR 1. Suzanne Yvett Bishop    Class Number: 93658

Class Notes: On-line with Adobe

SED 621 - USM Teaching Functional Life Skills -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
An education that includes the acquisition of functional life skills is critical for children and young adults with autism, intellectual disabilities, and other developmental disabilities. This course addresses: selection of and teaching methodologies for an array of functional life skills, including assessment of pre- and post- intervention skill levels, data collection and the selection of evidence-based methodologies to enhance student learning. Cr 3. CR 3. Patricia D Red    Class Number: 88975

Class Notes: This class meets online Mondays 5-7pm 9/15, 11/10, and 12/8.

SED 653 - USM Assessment of Academic Achievement -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is designed to prepare special educators, school psychologists, and other professionals who work in schools to select, administer, score, and interpret measures of academic achievement. Numerous measures of academic achievement, including published norm-referenced tests, criterion-referenced tests, curriculum-based assessment and measurement, and performance-based assessments will be studied. Students will develop an understanding of how to use measures of academic achievement as part of a comprehensive problem-solving process that fits with responsive interventions in schools. Prerequisites: Open to matriculated USM school psychology, special education, ETEP, and TEAMS students or with permission of an instructor. School psychology students must complete EDU 600 and HCE 605 prior to taking SED 653/SPY 672. CR 3. Rachel Brown-Chidsey    Class Number: 85368

Class Notes: This class will meet on Tuesdays 4:10-6:40pm online (synchronous) .

SED 659 - USM Education of the Gifted/TalentedONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is for individuals responsible for initiating, mainstreaming, and/or extending services for gifted/talented students. Topics for study include: a) identification procedures, b) curriculum development and implementation, c) administration and classroom management, d) staff development and community involvement, and e) evaluation of student growth and program effectiveness. CR 3. Patti B Drapeau    Class Number: 89229

SED 697 - USM Universal Design Implementation -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This is a capstone course for different programs in special education. Through the use of Universal Design, this course brings together all of the different ways students have learned to work with and support students in learning. Students will use Universal Design to create lessons and curriculums, and then will implement them in a classroom. Students will also analyze the effectiveness of their lessons and curriculums in terms of meeting the goals of these curriculums and lessons, and in supporting all students in the classroom as well as others that may have other differences in learning. Prerequisites: EDU 600, SED 601, SED 614, SED 615, SED 679 or 687, SED 550, SED 659, SED 662, EDU 559, EDU 561, EDU 562, EDU 563 or by permission of program coordinator. Cr 3. CR 3. Julie Alexandrin    Class Number: 85263

Class Notes: This course meets synchronously on the following Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30pm on Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect meetings will be 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 12/4 and 12/11.

SED 699 - USM Directed Study -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is an opportunity to gain, apply, and integrate knowledge and skill in exceptionality by planning and conducting a project. The project must be intellectually sound, have direct applicability to the student, and produce a high quality product. Specific content and methods of evaluation are determined in conjunction with instructor. Prerequisites: EDU 600, matriculated students only, and program permission. CR 1. Julie Alexandrin    Class Number: 84685

Class Notes: This course meets synchronously on the following Thursdays from 4:30 to 6:30pm on Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect meetings will be 9/4, 9/18, 10/2, 10/16, 10/30, 11/13, 12/4 and 12/11.

SEI 529 - UM Language Development and Literacy for Diverse Young Learners -
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Focuses on early language and early literacy theory and strategies for teaching and facilitating these skills and behaviors in all young children birth to age five. The course also will focus on language intervention techniques, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and methods for working with English Language Learners. The course uses learning principles and concepts of brain development, family involvement, and the application of assessment to intervention/instruction. CR 3. Hannah Frances Marston    Class Number: 87293

Class Notes: via Adobe

SFR 108 - UM Introduction to Arboriculture and Community ForestryONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Introductory course in arboriculture (study of trees on an individual basis) and community forestry (management of trees in a community/urban setting). The student studies the management of the urban/community forests, the people interaction/dynamics when dealing with community trees, and the development and purpose of a community forestry management plan. The course includes identifying valuable features, growth habits, and cultural requirements of urban trees and shrubs. CR 3. Lisa Deborah Carr    Class Number: 94649

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SFR 109 - UM Introduction to Arboriculture LabONLINE
Sep 13 - Oct 25
The principles of tree care, pruning, repair and maintenance are covered. Preparation to become a licensed Maine arborist and/or ISC Certified Arborist is provided. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: SFR 108 CR 1. Lisa Deborah Carr    Class Number: 94904

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. UMaine Academ-e.

SFR 111 - UM Forests Through TimeONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Basic concepts of science will be used to explain how forests have responded to natural and human influences over time. This foundation will be used to explore how a range of uses will affect the future sustainability of forest systems and their ability to meet society's needs. Together with SFR 112, this course satisfies the General Education Population & the Environment requirement. Together with SFR 112, this course also satisfies the General Education Applications of Scientific Knowledge requirement when taken without SFR 101. Together with both SFR 101 & SFR 112, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences requirement. CR 1. William H Livingston    Class Number: 83231

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SFR 112 - UM Forests Through Time: DiscussionsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Weekly discussions based on information presented in SFR 111. Together with SFR 111, this course satisfies the General Education Population & the Environment requirement. Together with SFR 111, this course also satisfies the General Education Applications of Scientific Knowledge requirement when taken without SFR 101. Together with both SFR 101 & SFR 111, this course satisfies the General Education Lab in the Basic or Applied Sciences requirement. Prerequisite or Corequisite: FTY 111 CR 2. William H Livingston    Class Number: 83256

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 505 - UM Formal Foundations for Information ScienceONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Increases student's understanding of the approach to information systems and science by formalisms. Draws on mathematics to increase familiarity with formal syntax and language, develops understanding and technical ability in handling structures relevant to information systems and science. Includes a review of fundamental material on set theory, functions and relations, graph theory, and logic; examines a variety of algebraic structures; discusses formal languages and the bases of computation. Prerequisite: Spatial Information Science & Engineering or Information Systems graduate student, or permission of instructor CR 3. Torsten Hahmann    Class Number: 87341

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Delayed Viewing Not Allowed

SIE 507 - UM Information Systems ProgrammingONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Programming for those envisioning careers focused on developing and managing information systems and databases as opposed to software design. Data structures, algorithms, and their analysis. Prerequisite: Enrolled in either Spatial Information Science & Engineering or Information Systems Graduate programs CR 3. Reinhard Moratz    Class Number: 83336

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Delayed Viewing Not Allowed  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 509 - UM Principles of Geographic Information Systems -
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Covers foundation principles of geographic information systems, including traditional representations of spatial data and techniques for analyzing spatial data in digital form. Combines an overview of general principles associated with implementation of geographic information systems and practical experience in the analysis of geographic information. Not open to those who have taken ISE 201. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor CR 3. Constance C Holden    Class Number: 83298

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Delayed Viewing Not Allowed  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 512 - UM Spatial AnalysisONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Introduces students to techniques for spatial analysis. Covers methods and problems in spatial data sampling, issues in preliminary or exploratory analysis, problems in providing numerical summaries and characterizing spatial properties of map data and analysis techniques for univariate and multivariate data. Students will be responsible for completing several hands-on exercises. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor CR 3. Mary Kate Beard-Tisdale    Class Number: 83337

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Delayed Viewing Not Allowed  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 550 - UM Design of Information SystemsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Cognitive and theoretical foundation for representation of knowledge in information systems and fundamental concepts necessary to design and implement information systems. Logic programming as a tool for fast design and prototyping of data models. Formal languages and formal models, conceptual modeling techniques, methods for data abstraction, object-oriented modeling and database schema design. Relational data model and database query languages, including SQL. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor CR 3. Max J Egenhofer    Class Number: 83291

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information. Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 557 - UM Database System ApplicationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Study, design and implementation of object-relational database system applications. Introduction to database systems. Integrating database systems with programs. Web applications using datebase systems. Final database project. Prerequisite: SIE 507 CR 3. Silvia E Nittel    Class Number: 94803

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SIE 557 - UM Database System ApplicationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Study, design and implementation of object-relational database system applications. Introduction to database systems. Integrating database systems with programs. Web applications using datebase systems. Final database project. Prerequisite: SIE 507 CR 3. Silvia E Nittel    Class Number: 87377

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Delayed Viewing Not Allowed

SMS 120 - UM Introduction to ForensicsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
An overview of current concepts and techniques associated with the investigation of crime. Emphasis is placed on scientific methodologies and on issues associated with criminal justice. Focused examples highlight the limitations of investigative practices. CR 3. Irving L Kornfield    Class Number: 90748

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SMS 513 - UM Broaden The Impacts Of Your ResearchONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Online community of practice will hone professional skills. Deconstruction of scientific concepts for broad audiences. Communication of research using various media. Designing projects with effective broader impacts components. At least one year of graduate study in science or engineering is required. CR 2. Annette V deCharon    Class Number: 94172

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 100 - UMPI Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Provides multicultural and global examinations of the relationship of the self to society. Introduces students to the systematic study of human society through sociological perspective and method. Emphasizes analysis of problems of social order and change. Includes socialization, social class and inequality, race and ethnicity, gender, social movements, social institutions, community, globilization, and deviance. General Education Core option. CR 3. David T Ferrell    Class Number: 87626

SOC 100 - UMFK Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Examines the nature of human society and social institutions such as family, marriage, gender roles, economic exchange, stratification, political power, religion, and education. The course will also cover social control, deviance, law and order, medical issues, poverty, and other dimensions of power systems. The focus will be on large scale, complex, and plural societies. 3 credit hours. Offered every semester. CR 3. Mariella R Squire    Class Number: 90435

SOC 101 - UMA Introduction to SociologyM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
A general study of people in society, with emphasis upon nature of culture, social institutions, social interaction, and social units, and the influence on the individual. An overview of sociological concepts and perspectives is also presented. CR 3. Richard Lumb    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SOC 101 - UMA Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
A general study of people in society, with emphasis upon nature of culture, social institutions, social interaction, and social units, and the influence on the individual. An overview of sociological concepts and perspectives is also presented. CR 3. Jon Arlin Schlenker    Class Number: 87920

SOC 101 - UMA Introduction to SociologyW 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
A general study of people in society, with emphasis upon nature of culture, social institutions, social interaction, and social units, and the influence on the individual. An overview of sociological concepts and perspectives is also presented. CR 3. Lorien Lake-Corral    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Course offering as part of an online Graduate Program or Certificate

SOC 101 - UM Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Introduces the fundamental concepts, principles, and methods of sociology, analyzes the influence of social and cultural factors upon human behavior and evaluates effect of group processes, social classes, stratification, and basic institutions on contemporary society. CR 3. Kimberly A Huisman    Class Number: 92669

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 114 - UMM Intro to SociologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
The study of the concepts, theories and research findings of the discipline of sociology. Stressed are the following concepts, institutions and topics: culture, society, socialization, the family, social stratification, intergroup relations, deviance, demography, collective behavior, popular culture, social movements, and social change. CR 3. Pamela Feeney    Class Number: 90215

SOC 200 - UMPI Social PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Considers the processes by which individuals interact with others, influence and are influenced by others, and are shaped by society. Includes topics such as the self, attitudes, prejudice, stereotypes, interpersonal attraction, group dynamics, and persuasion. CR 3. John D Harrington    Class Number: 89473

SOC 240 - UM Topics in Sociology: Men and Masculinities in SocietyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
A second-level study of topics such as "Sociology of Youth." "Sociology of Countercultures," "Sociology of Sport," and "Urban Sociology." May be repeated for credit if the topics differ. Prerequisite: SOC 101 or permission CR 3. Mary Okin    Class Number: 83352

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 301 - UM Microsociology: Interaction and the SelfONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
The study of social interaction in small social settings, with emphasis on power and status. The negotiation of identity as a social process. The impact group structures on the self. Rituals as building blocks of micro-structures. Conversations as constructions of social reality. Informal group structures in large organizations. Prerequisite: Sociology major with junior standing and 6 hours of sociology courses or permission CR 3. Kimberly A Huisman    Class Number: 92671

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 302 - UMA Social MovementsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course aims for an understanding of social movements and "justice" in American cultures since 1900. Despite their great impacts on our lives today, social movements are often left out of traditional curriculum or misunderstood. We also tend to have narrow and contradictory views of justice in the U.S. We will consider theoretical foundations in social movements as well as particular movements, past and present, like the feminist movement, the black power movement, movements for indigenous justice, movements for reproductive and environmental justice, anti-globalization movements, culture jamming movements, and human rights struggles. 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: WST 101 or SOC 101 or AME 201 or permission of instructor. (Cross listed with AME 302) CR 3. Stephen Corral    Class Number: 87659

SOC 311 - UMPI Research Methods IONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Presents fundamentals of research design, measurement, and data analysis. Applications of research methods within the behavioral sciences, including scientific writing and professional ethics. CR 3. Paul E Johnson    Class Number: 92649

SOC 316 - UMA CriminologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with JUS 316.) Designed to enhance student awareness and comprehension of social and cultural factors in the causation of crime and juvenile delinquency. A review and analysis of recent theories and research findings, a theoretical venture in applied sociology. Prerequisite: SOC 101 and SOC 201 CR 3. Richard Lumb    Class Number: 87921

SOC 320 - UMM Sociology of PovertyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 13
This course will provide an overview of international and national trends in wealth distribution, with a focus on poverty in rural Maine. Theories of poverty, its definition, nature and causes will be reviewed from a sociological perspective, exploring the intersections of gender, race, ethnicity and class as they impact those in poverty. Students will engage in a self-reflective process, identifying their own class status and the ways in which class has enhanced or constrained personal development. In this course, poverty is viewed as a socially structured phenomenon, influenced by social, economic and political forces in historical context. Prerequisite: SOC 114 and sophomore standing, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Pamela Feeney    Class Number: 90219

SOC 321 - UMFK Rural SocietiesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course will focus on North American rural societies, but will explore the rural experience globally. 3 credit hours. Offered even numbered Fall Semesters (2012, 2014). CR 3. Mariella R Squire    Class Number: 90431

SOC 329 - UM Sociology of GenderONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Analysis of contemporary constructions of gender. Emphasis on the interpersonal and institutional dimensions of sexism and the prospects of social change. Prerequisite: WST 101 or 6 hours of sociology courses or permission CR 3. Amy M Blackstone    Class Number: 83251

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SOC 331 - UMA Sociology of EducationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with EDU 331). This course examines the social organization of education and its social and political context in contemporary American society. Topics include the emergence of public education, role of state and community in shaping its nature, problems of access and equality, the organizational structure of educational institutions, teaching as a profession, and alternatives to public education. Comparisons with educational systems of other countries are included when appropriate. Prerequisite: SOC101 and one additional sociology course CR 3. Lorien Lake-Corral    Class Number: 87923

SOC 340 - UMA Sociology of MinoritiesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
Examines the practical aspects of minority group relationships as well as problems relating with the dominant society. Includes the study of the social situations of selected minorities against the background of American history and American values. Prerequisite: SOC 101 CR 3. Jon Arlin Schlenker    Class Number: 87925

SOC 355 - UMA Social PsychologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
A survey of psychological behavior, how it is studied and how it is influenced. Representative topics include affiliation, aggression, attitude formation and change, attraction, communication, groups, interpersonal perception, mass media, prosocial behavior, prejudice, research methodologies, and situational influences. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Charles G Waugh    Class Number: 92002

SOC 380 - USM Topics in Sociology: Public SociologyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Specially developed occasional courses exploring a variety of theoretical and substantive areas within the field. Offered as resources permit. These courses may be counted as electives toward completion of the major. Prerequisite: SOC 210 with C or better or permission of instructor. Cr.3. CR 2. Kimberly C Simmons    Class Number: 94114

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on campus meetings are TBD. Former American Sociological Association president Michael Burawoy defines as a sociology that "engages publics beyond the academy in dialogue about matters of political and moral concern." Sociologists Joe Feagin and Hernin Vera promote "liberation sociology, which is concerned with eliminating social oppressions and creating truly just societies." Patricia Hill Collins has recently published a new work, calling for Intellectual Activism among sociologists. This course will examine some of the emerging ideas and debates in the field of public sociology while also supporting the practice of it through service learning. Engaging sociological methods, imagination and theory, students in this Public Sociology seminar will develop and complete projects that serve the larger community. As a blended course, we will begin with 8 hours of in-person meetings to set the stage for our work together and then shift to online interaction and small group meetings to support group projects and reflection. We will hold a final meeting to present projects during the last week of classes and/or exam week (TBA). Please note, projects will likely be based in Portland OR require additional independent work.

SPA 101 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Basic skills in Spanish with emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Spanish and Latin American Culture form the background. CR 3. Carmen Doheny    Class Number: 88492

SPA 101 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IT/TH 5:00 PM-6:15 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Basic skills in Spanish with emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Spanish and Latin American Culture form the background. CR 3. Debra A Guiod    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPA 101 - UMFK Elementary Spanish IIONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Prerequisites: SPA 100 or 1 year of high school Spanish. This course is a continuation of SPA 100 and emphasizes basic speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills while fostering cultural awareness. The course uses a combination of communication-based and traditional grammar-based pedagogies. The course uses multimedia such as online videos and news articles in a portion of every class to keep abreast of current events in the Spanish-speaking world. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester. CR 3. Paul Franklin Buck    Class Number: 90125

SPA 101 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IT/TH 5:00 PM-6:15 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Basic skills in Spanish with emphasis is on speaking and listening comprehension. Spanish and Latin American Culture form the background. CR 3. Debra A Guiod    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPA 102 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IIONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Continuation of Spanish 101 with emphasis on past and future tenses and more advanced conversational skills. CR 3. Debra A Guiod    Class Number: 90532

SPA 203 - UM Intermediate Spanish IM/W/F 1:10 PM-2:00 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
An integrated approach. Reading texts as well as other materials will be employed to strengthen reading, writing and especially speaking and comprehension skills. Includes a systematic but gradual review of the essentials of Spanish grammar. Prerequisite: SPA 102 or equivalent CR 3. Maria D Sandweiss    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPA 490 - UM Topics and Individual Authors in Spanish: Culture & Identity in Latin AmericaTH 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Specific topic varies semester to semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Any 300-level Spanish course of permission of instructor CR 1. Carlos Villacorta    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPA 597 - UM Projects in Spanish I: Culture & Identity in Latin AmericaTH 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Specific projects vary from semester to semester depending on the needs of the graduate student and the skills of the faculty member. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Carlos Villacorta    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPM 100 - USM Introduction to Exercise, Health & Sport SciencesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course orients the student to the expectations of a baccalaureate education in athletic training, exercise science (concentrating in exercise physiology or health fitness), or health sciences. Allied health historical perspectives, education, careers, certification, and professional associations are explored. Educating the students about the structure and progression of the three degrees will be discussed. Outside field experiences will be required. Prerequisite: ALT, EXS, or HLS major or permission of the Department Chair. Cr. 3. Janet Whatley Blum    Class Number: 84506

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings will be 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2 and 12/9.

SPY 601 - USM Behavioral Principles of Learning -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course provides a comprehensive review of the psychological principles of learning derived from experimental research and validated by applied experimental/empirical studies. General topics include the nature of learning, behavior without learning, learning without words, and learning with words. Specific topics covered include types of behavior, motivational influences on behavior, respondent behavior and conditioning, operant behavior and conditioning, stimulus control, schedule influences on behavior, observational learning, verbal behavior and rule-governed behavior, and behavioral accounts of language and cognition. The course is designed to give students a good grounding for assessment and intervention courses with a behavior analytic orientation. This course emphasizes the dynamic relationships of social-emotional, academic, behavioral, and adaptive behavior functioning of students within educational and clinical settings, including ones that serve students with suspected and identified disabilities. Prerequisites: None. Cr. 3. Mark W Steege    Class Number: 94719

Class Notes: This class will meet on Wednesday 3:30 - 6:30 pm online (synchronous).

SPY 602 - USM Clinical Research Methods -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is designed to introduce students to research designs used in school and clinical settings. This course will emphasize methods for evaluating the effectiveness of behavioral interventions with individuals from birth through age 21 who are receiving special education services. A history of experimental design, types of experimental reasoning, and experimental validity lay the groundwork for understanding how group research and single-case research designs are used to assess the efficacy of applied interventions. Students will learn how to identify and record behaviors, match research designs to the research question and how to flexibly employ research designs in applied settings. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of SPY 601 and SPY 605 or instructor permission. CR. 3. Mark W Steege    Class Number: 94722

SPY 625 - USM Multi-Tier Mathematics Instruction in General and Special Education -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course includes lectures, discussions, guided practice and applied learning experiences in the scope and sequence of progressively more intensive math instruction for students in kindergarten through grade 12, including students with disabilities. Starting with the five foundations of math instruction (e.g., conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, strategic competence, adaptive reasoning, productive disposition), the course describes the features of universal (e.g., Tier 1) core math instruction then provides guided practice and applied learning experiences to prepare teachers to use progressively more intensive math instruction based on student learning needs. Students will learn how to select and use scientifically validated math instruction practices for students needing supplemental (e.g., Tier 2) and intensive (e.g., Tier 3), and special education mathematics instruction math instruction. The course will review the key features of assessment of math difficulties, as well as prepare teachers to develop data-based math interventions and collect data to determine the effectiveness of interventions for students in general and special education . Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor. Cr 3. CR 3. David A Chidsey    Class Number: 85926

SPY 672 - USM Assessment of Academic Achievement -
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course is designed to prepare special educators, school psychologists, and other professionals who work in schools to select, administer, score, and interpret measures of academic achievement. Numerous measures of academic achievement, including published norm-referenced tests, criterion-referenced tests, curriculum-based assessment and measurement, and performance-based assessments will be studied. Students will develop an understanding of how to use measures of academic achievement as part of a comprehensive problem-solving process that fits with responsive interventions in schools. Prerequisites: Open to matriculated USM school psychology, special education, ETEP, and TEAMS students or with permission of instructor. School psychology students must complete EDU 600 and HCE 605 prior to taking SED 653/SPY 672. CR 3. Rachel Brown-Chidsey    Class Number: 85713

Class Notes: This class will meet on Tuesdays 4:10-6:40pm online (synchronous) .

SPY 673 - USM Social Foundations of BehaviorONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This course provides knowledge and skills in the area of social psychology. The course includes an overview of basic social psychology methods and research findings as well as preparation of students to conduct assessment and intervention for social skills problems among school-age children. The course includes discussion of the importance of social skills and provide a rationale for promoting and teaching pro-social behavior. Students review and learn how to administer, score, and interpret both screening level and evaluation-level social skills assessment instruments. In addition, students review a variety of interventions and develop social skills interventions based on assessment information. Prerequisites: None. Cr 3. CR 3. James Hood Babcock    Class Number: 92699

SSC 100 - UMA Introduction to Social ScienceW 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course introduces students to social sciences with emphasis upon practical knowledge and useful core competencies. It serves as an 'entry portal' course for students in the Social Science BA program. This course is also designed for students in any program wanting to gain a thoughtful overview of the social sciences and the impact of the scientific methods on the study of social phenomena. The course's learning objectives emphasize understanding the origins, methods and limitations of scientific inquiry in the study of human social behavior. CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Delayed viewing allowed, no permission required. Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

SSC 100 - UMA Introduction to Social ScienceONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course introduces students to social sciences with emphasis upon practical knowledge and useful core competencies. It serves as an 'entry portal' course for students in the Social Science BA program. This course is also designed for students in any program wanting to gain a thoughtful overview of the social sciences and the impact of the scientific methods on the study of social phenomena. The course's learning objectives emphasize understanding the origins, methods and limitations of scientific inquiry in the study of human social behavior. CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: 91101

Class Notes: Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam. This class is a video stream of the ITV class. Students do not need to obtain the instructor's permission to participate in this delayed viewing section.

SSC 107E - UMA Introduction to Global CitizenshipM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This (3 credit) course is designed to serve as an opportunity for students to participate in global citizenship, to strengthen their intercultural competencies and meet UMA's general education requirements in the areas of diversity and digital literacy (aka computer literacy). Students will increase their knowledge and cultural awareness by selected psychosocial institutions and topics by collaborating with peers and faculty from universities in three countries. The selected topics are developed to support multiple program and to strengthen students' identity as global citizens. There are no prerequisites for enrollment in the course. 3 credits CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SSC 110 - UMA Introduction to Human SexualityONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
An overview of contemporary information and issues concerning human sexuality. Topics to be included are human reproductive anatomy and physiology, sexual arousal, fertility, types and functions of birth control devices, conception, pregnancy and family planning, aging and sexuality, and alternative sexual patterns. CR 3. Elizabeth McCue-Herlihy    Class Number: 87926

SSC 307E - UMA Applied Global Citizenship: Selected TopicsM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
This course is designed to serve as an opportunity for students to study aspects of global citizenship that are applied within their program or discipline. They will participate in global citizenship and strengthen program specific intercultural competencies. Students will increase their knowledge and cultural awareness by selected psychosocial institutions and collaborate with peers and faculty from a non- American university. Following an introduction to the partner's culture and country, a set of individualized topics will be developed to support each student's program or future vocational needs. There are no prerequisites for enrollment in the course. 3 credits CR 3. Kenneth Elliott    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SSC 317 - UMA Leadership SeminarONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with HON 401.) This course is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. Emphasis is on the application of theory in case studies, readings, films, and personal experience. Prerequisite: ENG 101, any COM, and SOC 101 or PSY 100. CR 3. Kim Marie Lane    Class Number: 87927

SSC 317 - UMA Leadership SeminarTH 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross listed with HON 401.) This course is designed to provide emerging and existing leaders the opportunity to explore the concept of leadership and to develop and improve their leadership skills. Emphasis is on the application of theory in case studies, readings, films, and personal experience. Prerequisite: ENG 101, any COM, and SOC 101 or PSY 100. CR 3. Nora Bowne    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SSC 332 - UMA Addiction and the FamilyONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is crosslisted with HUS 332)The course acquaints students with research findings and clinical data regarding the effects of addiction on various family systems. The conditions of co-addiction, codependency and family dysfunction are studied within the contexts of family systems and society as a whole. The development of the functional self as the foundations for healthy interpersonal relationships is explored. Prerequisite: HUS125 and PSY100 CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: 87752

SSC 450 - UMA Conflict ResolutionONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 20
(This course is cross-listed with JUS 450.) A study of conflict resolution, particularly in relation to the helping professions. Theoretical constructs are studied. Conflict resolution techniques of the practitioner in negotiation, mediation, and advocacy with individuals and groups are discussed and practiced. Prerequisite: PSY 100 or permission of the instructor. CR 3. Sharon McMahon Sawyer    Class Number: 94234

STH 300 - USM Partnering with Family CaregiversONLINE
Oct 27 - Dec 19
Connecting with family caregivers is crucial for the delivery of a successful care plan. This course explores how providers can address the psychosocial challenges of caring for an aging family member. Family caregivers are responsible for providing the majority of long term care for people who are living with chronic illness and progressive dementia. We will examine the challenges that impact caregiving including physical, emotional and spiritual strain, and how health care providers and social service professionals can provide information, resources and support that will lead to sustainable outcomes for both the caregiver and the care recipient. It is recommended that the students have junior/senior status, have a college writing course and at least one course in either psychology or sociology. 3 credits. CR 3. Kathleen C Fallon    Class Number: 86088

Class Notes: This is a 7-week online course that is part of an undergraduate certificate program in Gerontology. Students may complete the entire certificate or select individual courses. For more information on the certificate, please call (207) 780-5900.

SVT 325 - UM Surveying/Engineering EthicsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Introduces students to ethics theory, general concepts and principles pertaining to ethics and handling ethical situations in practice. Throughout the course, students will be presented with a combination of practical exercises, explanation and discussion narratives. CR 1. Carlton Arthur Brown    Class Number: 83235

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SVT 501 - UM Advanced Adjustment ComputationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Direct formation of reduced form of normal equations; Cholesky decomposition and back substitution; using Cholesky algorithms for computing select variance-covariance terms; optimization of solutions via banded and column profile minimization; recursive matrix partitioning; use of conjugate gradient procedures in solution efficiency; post-adjustment variance-covariance propagation for computed terms. CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 93706

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. For questions regarding class, contact Dean Dana Humphrey at: dana.humphrey@umit.maine.edu

SVT 501 - UM Advanced Adjustment ComputationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Direct formation of reduced form of normal equations; Cholesky decomposition and back substitution; using Cholesky algorithms for computing select variance-covariance terms; optimization of solutions via banded and column profile minimization; recursive matrix partitioning; use of conjugate gradient procedures in solution efficiency; post-adjustment variance-covariance propagation for computed terms. CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 94773

SVT 501 - UM Advanced Adjustment ComputationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Direct formation of reduced form of normal equations; Cholesky decomposition and back substitution; using Cholesky algorithms for computing select variance-covariance terms; optimization of solutions via banded and column profile minimization; recursive matrix partitioning; use of conjugate gradient procedures in solution efficiency; post-adjustment variance-covariance propagation for computed terms. CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 93707

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SVT 511 - UM Geodetic U.S. Public Land Survey ComputationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Review of townships, sections, closing corners, parenthetical distance and acreage; section subdivision, fractional rules; major changes in the 2009 Manual; the USPLS datum; Mean bearing in geodesy; geodetic coordinate geometry; geodetic computations of single and double proportioning; geodetic one, two, and three point control; geodetic compass rule adjustment, grant boundary adjustment, irregular boundary adjustment, and meander line computations; Geographic coordinate data base issues in an updated system; mega-adjustments and error propagation. CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 93717

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SVT 511 - UM Geodetic U.S. Public Land Survey ComputationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Review of townships, sections, closing corners, parenthetical distance and acreage; section subdivision, fractional rules; major changes in the 2009 Manual; the USPLS datum; Mean bearing in geodesy; geodetic coordinate geometry; geodetic computations of single and double proportioning; geodetic one, two, and three point control; geodetic compass rule adjustment, grant boundary adjustment, irregular boundary adjustment, and meander line computations; Geographic coordinate data base issues in an updated system; mega-adjustments and error propagation. CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 93715

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. For questions regarding class, contact Dean Dana Humphrey at: dana.humphrey@umit.maine.edu

SVT 511 - UM Geodetic U.S. Public Land Survey ComputationsONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Review of townships, sections, closing corners, parenthetical distance and acreage; section subdivision, fractional rules; major changes in the 2009 Manual; the USPLS datum; Mean bearing in geodesy; geodetic coordinate geometry; geodetic computations of single and double proportioning; geodetic one, two, and three point control; geodetic compass rule adjustment, grant boundary adjustment, irregular boundary adjustment, and meander line computations; Geographic coordinate data base issues in an updated system; mega-adjustments and error propagation. CR 3. Raymond J Hintz    Class Number: 94774

SWK 309 - UMPI Case Management PracticeM/W 3:30 PM-4:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 18
Careers in human service delivery require skill development to address problems and develop a plan for resolution. This course introduces students to basic case management techniques and challenges participants to become "professional helpers." CR 3. Kim-Anne Perkins    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SWK 350 - UM Human Behavior and the Social Environment IT 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Examines normative development, behavior, values and attitudes as influenced by age, cohort, gender, culture, social class, social structures, oppression and other environmental factors. Addresses the life span and attendant concerns from multiple theoretical perspectives within a systems person-in-environment framework. Considers implications for social work practice and social welfare policy. Prerequisite: PSY 100 and SOC 101 or permission CR 3. Carol Ippoliti    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This section will receive the course from the Hutchinson Center through videoconferencing  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 395 - UM Beginning Field Experience in Social Work: Part OneM 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Preparation for field practicum, exploration of interest in professional social work and introduction to social welfare agency milieux through volunteer experience. Students must register for both fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: Social Work major or permission CR 1. Nancy A Kelly    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This section will originate from the Hutchinson Center and broadcast to Orono  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 462 - UM Generalist Social Work Practice IIW 2:10 PM-4:40 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Develops knowledge, values and skills necessary for provision of social services to individuals, families and small groups. Includes knowledge and skill building in interpersonal communication, planning and carrying out interventions, and evaluating interventions within the context of generalist social work practice. Integrates classroom and field instruction experiences. Limited to senior social work majors. Prerequisite: SWK 361 CR 3. Robin S Russel    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This section will receive the course from the Belfast through videoconferencing  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 491 - UM Methods of Social Work ResearchTH 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Beginning methods of social work research. Strategies and methods of developing knowledge in the context of social work practice and social welfare. The place of theory in research, problem formulation, ethical concerns, research designs, including practice research and evaluation, methods of data collection, sampling, introduction to program evaluation, and basic procedures in data analysis and statistics. CR 3. Nancy Webster    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This section will receive the course from the Hutchinson Center through videoconferencing  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 495 - UM Field Practicum in Social Work: Part OneW 12:10 PM-2:00 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Generalist social work practice in community agencies provides opportunities to apply social work knowledge and skills directed toward planned intervention and change efforts. Limited to social work majors who have completed at least 75 course credit hours. Twelve credit hours required; six per semester. Variable credit by permission only. Prerequisite: SWK 361 and SWK 440; Corequisite: SWK 462 (fall semester) or SWK 463 (spring semester). CR 1. Kelly Ann Jaksa    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: This section will receive the course from the Hutchinson Center through videoconferencing  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 580 - UM Adult and Child PsychopathologyM 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Overview of DSMIV, gender differences in mental illness, current conceptions of serious mental illness, impact of psychiatric labeling and stigma on individuals and families. Prerequisite: Master of Social Work Students CR 3. Judith A Josiah-Martin    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for technical requirements and support information: http://dll.umaine.edu/info/fall2009/SWK580_981.htm

SWK 597 - UM Advanced Topics in Social Work: Advanced Clinical Integrated Behavorial HealthcareONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Content varies to suit student needs. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Master of Social Work major or permission CR 1. Gail B Werrbach    Class Number: 83357

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 691 - UM Advanced Social Work Research I -
Sep 2 - Dec 12
Application of social work research to the evaluation of social work practice and program and policy-making. Prerequisite: SWK 532 or SWK 591 CR 3. Elizabeth Depoy    Class Number: 86573

Class Notes: Tech Help: Email CEDTECHHELP@UMIT.MAINE.EDU or call 1-877-947-4357 or 207-581-3199. Please check the following web page for course description, technical requirements and support information.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 692 - UM Advanced Social Work Research IIF 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Sep 2 - Dec 13
Application of social work research methods to social work research project. Prerequisite: SWK 691 CR 3. Elizabeth Johns    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SWO 250 - USM Introduction to Social WelfareONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Provides an introduction to the institution of social welfare through a review of social welfare history; the values and philosophy in America of treating the poor, the ill, and others in need; contemporary approaches to social policy; and possible alternative models of social welfare. Cr 3. CR 3. Vincent E Faherty    Class Number: 84525

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. Class will meet in person Sept. 8, Oct. 20, Dec. 8 from 1:15-4:00pm.

SWO 388 - USM Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse IssuesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Examines the use and abuse of psychoactive substances: street drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine. Consideration of the history, pharmacology, and physical and psychological effects of each substance. Exploration of prevention and treatment models, with special reference to those in use locally. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. CR 3. Stacia N Fitch    Class Number: 92003

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. This course will meet in-person 4 times over the semester. First meeting will be 9/4. Remaining dates TBD.

SWO 501 - USM Multicultural Social WorkONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
This introductory course provides content on culturally diverse populations and serves as the basis for the infusion of cultural diversity issues throughout the graduate curriculum. The premise of this course asserts that the United States is a multicultural society in which social work cannot function effectively unless there is an understanding of how diversity strengthens and enriches us all. Open to non-matriculated graduate students. CR 3. Hermeet K Kohli    Class Number: 84534

SWO 588 - USM Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse IssuesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
Examines the use and abuse of psychoactive substances: street drugs, prescription drugs, alcohol, caffeine, and nicotine. Consideration of the history, pharmacology, and physical and psychological effects of each substance. Exploration of prevention and treatment models, with special reference to those in use locally. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. CR 3. Stacia N Fitch    Class Number: 92004

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. This course will meet in-person 4 times over the semester. Dates TBD.

SWO 654 - USM Field Work and Field Seminar IIIONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 19
A graduate internship during the concentration year at an approved community agency, designed to relate social work theory to practice under professional supervision. Fall semester. Corequisite or prerequisite: SWO 603 or SWO 651. Cr 4.5. CR 4.5. Stacia N Fitch    Class Number: 84541