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PAX 201 - UM Introduction to Peace and Reconciliation StudiesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40022

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40038

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40117

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40053

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: Pop! Tech: Impact Tech on SocONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40052

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: The Fate of the HeroONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Advanced research and writing projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. James Patrick Brophy    Class Number: 40055

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Advanced research and writing projects in Peace and Reconciliation Studies. May be repeated for credit. CR 3. Amy Eileen Cross    Class Number: 40054

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
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52496

PHE 163 - UMFK Principles of CoachingONLINE
Oct 26 - Dec 18
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: 51430

PHI 103 - UMA Introduction to PhilosophyTH 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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. Delayed viewing students must complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

PHI 103 - UMA Introduction to PhilosophyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 50620

Class Notes: Students must also enroll for MSL 100

PHI 107 - USM Introduction to Philosophy: World PhilosophyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 45114

PHI 151 - UMPI Introduction to PhilosophyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52497

PHI 152 - UMPI Introduction to EthicsONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52498

PHI 220 - USM Philosophy of ArtONLINE
Aug 31 - Oct 20
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. Prerequisites: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. Cr 3. CR 3. Kathleen J Wininger    Class Number: 45054

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 285 - USM Genetics and SocietyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course examines key ethical controversies in new and future genetic technologies including: reproductive cloning, embryonic stem cell research, genetic testing, enhancement, gene patenting and regenerative medicine. Students will learn about the history of genetics, basic concepts in genetics, and the philosophical debates about the relationship between genetics and society. Prerequisites: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. Cr 3. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 49946

PHI 320 - USM History of Medieval and Renaissance PhilosophyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course critically examines the merger of philosophical with the religious stream of thought by examining the ideas and text of Augustine, Aquinas, Duns Scotus, Maimonides, Averroes, Dane, Ibn Kahldun, Erasmus and others. Prerequisites: ENG 100, EYE course, or 100-level PHI course. Cr 3. CR 3. Derek Anthony Michaud    Class Number: 49989

PHI 351 - UMA Biomedical EthicsONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(This course is cross-listed with NUR 357.) An analysis of ethical issues arising within modern medicine and the health care professions, such as paternalism and truth-telling, euthanasia, abortion, modern reproductive technologies, nurse-patient and nurse-physician relationships, civil commitment, and allocation of scarce medical resources. Prerequisite: ENG101 CR 3. Gregory M Fahy    Class Number: 48317

PHI 362 - UMA AestheticsTH 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Students will gain an understanding of a variety of aesthetic theories, including historical, recent, feminist, and multicultural perspectives. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and either PHI103 or PHI250. ENG102W recommended. CR 3.    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PHI 409 - USM Research SeminarONLINE
Oct 26 - Dec 18
A research seminar designed to provide senior level students an opportunity to participate in the research efforts of individual faculty and collaborate with each other in the design, methodology and completion of their tutorials. Prerequisites: advanced standing as a philosophy major and permission of the Department. CR 3. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 52922

POS 100 - UM American GovernmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40023

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 - UMPI American GovernmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52499

POS 101 - UMA American GovernmentT 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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 - UMA American GovernmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 50622

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
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 45075

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

POS 203 - USM Introduction to Political Science ResearchONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
An introduction to the way political scientists conduct research. Students will learn how to formulate ideas, conduct a literature review, test hypotheses, measure political phenomenon, perform statistical analyses, draw conclusions, and present written results. CR 3. Vanessa Perez    Class Number: 53195

POS 211 - UMPI Introduction to Political ThoughtONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 53915

POS 223 - UMA Principles of ManagementT 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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 223 - UMA Principles of ManagementONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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. Diane L Boone    Class Number: 46656

POS 231 - UMPI Constitutional LawONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52500

POS 305 - UMM Environmental PolicyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
A systematic analysis of U.S. environmental policy focusing on air and water quality, land use, hazardous wastes and energy. Policy is analyzed as the resultant of political structure and process, societal values and perceived benefits and costs. Specific disciplinary perspectives and value conflicts are emphasized. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jon Reisman    Class Number: 50493

POS 305 - UMM Environmental PolicyW 7:30 AM-8:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 12
A systematic analysis of U.S. environmental policy focusing on air and water quality, land use, hazardous wastes and energy. Policy is analyzed as the resultant of political structure and process, societal values and perceived benefits and costs. Specific disciplinary perspectives and value conflicts are emphasized. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jon Reisman    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

POS 306 - UM Crafting the American ConstitutionONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40045

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
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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 complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

POS 361 - UMA Human Resource ManagementONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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: 50572

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 362 - UMA Labor-Management RelationsONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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: 50574

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 362 - UMA Labor-Management RelationsT 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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 complete exams within one week following the day and time of the officially scheduled exam.

POS 365 - UMA Organizational BehaviorONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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: 50585

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 365 - UMA Organizational BehaviorTH 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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 AdministrationT 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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 374 - UM American Foreign PolicyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
American foreign policy and the major international problems facing the United States today. Special focus will be on United States relations with Europe, Russia, Japan and the Third World. Prerequisite: POS 100 or POS 120 CR 3. Seth Singleton    Class Number: 47661

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

POS 377 - UMPI Modern ChinaONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
A survey of the history of China from the nineteenth century to the present. Three important issues are Chinese culture, the cultural conflict with the West, and modernization. This course fills history concentration and other departmental requirements for non-western history. CR 3. John Defelice    Class Number: 52501

POS 380 - USM Topics in Political Science: Health Care Reform in AmericaONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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. Vanessa Perez    Class Number: 53240

Class Notes: The course, *Health Care Reform and Public Policy in America*, draws on the politics of the Affordable Care Act and other health reforms in the United States to understand broader themes in American public policy and politics. Students will gain a rich understanding of how political actors engage with the institutional environment to create policy change. Through interactive policy analysis exercises, some of the questions we will discuss include: How does political change happen? Why did health care reform happen now? Does public opinion influence policy change? What was the role of presidential power in the adoption of the ACA?

POS 420 - UMA The American Health Care SystemONLINE
Oct 5 - Nov 24
(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: 48319

PSA 100 - UMFK Introduction to Public Safety AdministrationONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 51453

PSA 221 - UMFK Ethics And CommunityONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course is designed as an introduction to ethics, to the quest for the good, i.e. the search for the truth. The particular emphasis will be placed on the ethical and moral questions pertaining to the concerns and issues raised with a view to the system of public safety and criminal justice. Students will be encouraged to explore their own moral and ethical value systems as well as the codes they work from in order to cultivate an informed ethical understanding and to make sound moral and ethical judgments. 3 credit hours. Offered every Summer semester and every odd Fall semester (i.e. 2013, 2015). CR 3. Thomas A Enerva    Class Number: 51459

PSA 312 - UMFK Grant WritingONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 52112

PSA 316 - UMFK Public Administration & Emergency ManagementONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 52114

PSA 326 - UMFK Introduction to Forensic ScienceONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 52116

PSA 341 - UMFK Restorative JusticeONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 52151

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyT 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyF 9:00 AM-10:15 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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

PSY 100 - UMFK Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 51305

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 50624

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 PsychologyW 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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 PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 50623

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
Oct 5 - 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: 48320

PSY 100 - UMA Introduction to PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46722

PSY 100 - UMM Animal Behavior and Selection of Service DogsM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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 - UM General PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Lecture on and discussions of basic psychological processes, including learning, perception, motivation and emotion, higher mental processes, individual differences, personality and additional selected topics. CR 3. Jordan LaBouff    Class Number: 53683

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

PSY 100 - UMPI General PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52502

PSY 101 - USM General Psychology IONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44182

PSY 102 - USM General Psychology IIONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
A continuation of Psychology 101. It deals with complex psychological processes such as ability testing, personality, conflict, behavior disorders and therapy, and social and industrial behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 101 with a grade of C- or better. Cr 3. CR 3. Carol Nemeroff    Class Number: 45817

Class Notes: This class will meet in person on Sept 4, 18; Oct 2, 16, 30; Nov 13; Dec 4 and 11.

PSY 102 - UMM Personal GrowthONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50477

PSY 107E - UMA Introduction to Global CitizenshipM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50479

PSY 200 - UMPI Social PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52503

PSY 202E - UMA Biological Basis of BehaviorONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
This course teaches a biological background underlying complex patterns of behavior. Topics focus on body structures and biochemical processes activated during stress, hunger, thirst, sleep, cognition, aggression and violence, parental behavior and many others. The course targets students pursuing occupations in social science, mental health, justice studies as well as those entering biology/psychology fields. Prerequisite: BIO 100 or BIO 210 (Human biology OR anatomy and physiology) and PSY 100. 3 credits CR 3. Natalia A Abramova    Class Number: 51014

PSY 205 - UMA Forms of Social InfluenceONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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: 46670

PSY 205 - UMPI Lifespan DevelopmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52504

PSY 208 - UM Theories of PersonalityONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Examines the chief contemporary approaches to the study of personality including critical issues in personality. Also considers assessment techniques and research methods. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. Michael A Robbins    Class Number: 47535

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

PSY 213 - UMM Psychosocial Rehabilitation PracticesM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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 213 - UMM Psychosocial Rehabilitation PracticesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50494

Class Notes: Students must also watch coursecast, which will be posted on Blackboard.

PSY 215 - UMM Psychology of GenderONLINE
Dec 28 - Jan 15
This course surveys psychological theory and research on gender while emphasizing cross-cultural and multicultural issues to demonstrate what is truly universal about gender. Major areas covered include: sex roles, theories and methods of studying gender, physiological systems and development, relationships, sexuality, social performance, education and work, physical and mental health and mass media and society. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jordan A Litman    Class Number: 50509

PSY 220 - USM Psychology of the LifespanONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44995

PSY 221 - UMM Health PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
This course surveys theory and research on the interrelationships of mental processes and behavior with physical health and well-being. Major areas covered include the interface between mind and body; the role of belief systems in engaging in health protective behavior; the influence of stress on the immune system; and the biological, psychological, social and behavioral factors that moderate maintaining health or developing illness, such as individual differences in personality, life-style choice, coping styles, and the availability of social support. Methodological issues in health psychological research are also explored. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and PSY 110, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Jordan A Litman    Class Number: 50483

PSY 229 - UMA Models of AddictionF 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(This course is crosslisted with HUS 229)This course will offer a comprehensive overview of the process of addiction. Identifying characteristics including physical, psychological/emotional and behavioral mechanisms and symptoms will be examined. The models will be applied to identification and treatment of addiction in general, including special populations. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 229 - UMA Models of AddictionONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(This course is crosslisted with HUS 229)This course will offer a comprehensive overview of the process of addiction. Identifying characteristics including physical, psychological/emotional and behavioral mechanisms and symptoms will be examined. The models will be applied to identification and treatment of addiction in general, including special populations. Prerequisite: PSY 100 CR 3. John M O'Brien    Class Number: 53739

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 230 - UM Social PsychologyW 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40001

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

PSY 302 - UMA Psychology of ChildhoodONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
A study of development from the prenatal period to adolescence. Required of students in elementary education. Prerequisite: PSY100 CR 3. Frank Ellis    Class Number: 46723

PSY 307E - UMA Applied Global Citizenship: Selected TopicsM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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 - UMFK Life Span Human DevelopmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
Prerequisites: PSY 100. Recommended prerequisite for nursing courses. Studies human development from prenatal period to old age and death, including the processes of physical, cognitive, social/emotional, familial, and personality development. 3 credit hours. Offered Spring semester. CR 3. Georgette Fehrenbach    Class Number: 53896

PSY 308 - UMA Human DevelopmentTH 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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.

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 308 - UMA Human DevelopmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46724

PSY 311 - UMPI Research Methods IONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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. John D Harrington    Class Number: 52505

PSY 312 - UMA Psychology of Human AdjustmentM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 312 - UMPI Research Methods IIONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52507

PSY 317 - UMM Environmental PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50485

PSY 326 - UMM Vocatnl Implications of DisabilityONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50486

PSY 333E - UMA Psychology of Disaster & Climate ChangeONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Students will learn about the psychology of disaster and climate change. Students will be able to identify interactions between humans and disaster/climate change, analyze psychological factors in the disaster response cycle, describe differential impacts of disaster and climate change according to demographic diversity, and critically explore options and behaviors associated with the psychology of disaster & climate change. Prerequisite: PSY 100. 3 credits. CR 3. Laura Corlew    Class Number: 51061

PSY 355 - UMA Social PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46725

PSY 360 - UMFK Social PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
Prerequisites: PSY 100 and PSY 340. Explores the scientific study of an individual's behavior in social situations. Topics covered include attributions, prejudice, conformity, persuasion, interpersonal attraction, helping and antisocial behavior, and group dynamics. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester, odd years. CR 3. Sara Kay Michaud    Class Number: 51306

PSY 364 - UMA Psychology of Men and BoysONLINE
Oct 5 - Nov 24
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: 48321

PSY 375 - UMPI Sex And GenderONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52508

PSY 400 - UMA Abnormal PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46727

PSY 400 - UMA Abnormal PsychologyW 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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. Jennifer Mascaro    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

PSY 412 - UMFK Adulthood and AgingONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 51309

REM 414 - UMM Grant and Proposal WritingONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
An introduction to the art and science of preparing grant proposals for nonprofit organizations. Emphasis is placed on writing and research skills. By examining the nature and interests of granting agencies and applicant organizations, students learn the importance of relationship-building and how to match funding needs with appropriate grant opportunities. The preparation of mock grant proposals takes students through the entire grant application cycle of need definition, grant research, program and budget planning, proposal writing, submission/review/funding, and post-award administration. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. CR 3. Tora Johnson    Class Number: 50510

RHF 118 - USM YogaONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 53914

RHF 118 - USM YogaONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 45076

SAR 540 - UM Introduction to Students at RiskONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 53676

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. CA&I Cohort students.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SBS 300 - USM Deviance and Social ControlONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44579

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 DynamicsT 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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.    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SBS 302 - USM Organizational BehaviorW 5:30 PM-8:00 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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. William I Maxwell    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SBS 304 - USM Food, Culture, and EatingONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course examines cultural beliefs and practices surrounding diet, food, cooking, eating, and nutrition. Students explore how behaviors and attitudes toward food and eating influence and are shaped by culture. Discussion may include food and healing, the social functions of food, food as represented in the media, food production and food politics, the diet industry, and eating disorders. Students gain insight into their own behaviors and attitudes toward food and eating, as well as those of today's global cultures. CR 3. Mark Silber    Class Number: 53619

SBS 311 - USM Theories of PersonalityONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 45365

SBS 323 - USM Portfolio DevelopmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
CR 3. Sharon E Timberlake    Class Number: 53839

SBS 329 - USM Research MethodsONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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.    Class Number: 44787

SBS 335 - USM Legal Issues in Health and Human ServicesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course examines the legal framework underlying the delivery of health and human services with an emphasis on current socio-legal problems including the rights of clients and the responsibilities of workers. CR 3. June Zellers    Class Number: 44219

SBS 336 - USM Introduction to Public HealthW 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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 343 - USM Substance AbuseONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 45713

SBS 391 - USM Math in Early Childhood EducationONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
CR 3. Margaret L Merrill    Class Number: 53679

SBS 430 - USM Applied Social PolicyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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. Josephine LaPlante    Class Number: 44221

SCI 150 - UMA Human Ecology and the FutureONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 50867

SCI 336 - USM Intro to Public HealthW 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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 336 - USM Intro to Public HealthW 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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

SED 100 - UMM Animal Behavior & Selection of Service DogsM 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50514

SED 310 - UMM Dimensions of Exceptionality in the ClassroomW 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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 316 - UMM Working with Students with Emotional DisabilitiesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
The purpose of this course is to facilitate student understanding of theory, issues and practices applicable to the education of K-12 students with emotional disabilities. Students will be introduced to DSM disorders that are relevant to school-age students. These disorders will be explored at length and students will be expected to demonstrate an ability to synthesize their knowledge of such disorders with sociocultural factors related to students in order to develop appropriate educational programming. Additional course emphases include: respectful communication and collaboration as a member of a wrap-around team designed to support a student with an emotional disability; identification of appropriate community and diagnostic resources and personal reflection. Prerequisite: SED 345 or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 50515

SED 320 - UMM Special Education LawONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50516

SED 321 - UMM Data & Standards-Based IEP DevelopmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
A course designed to provide teacher training in the writing of standards-based individualized education program (IEP) goals and objectives. This course will assist in identifying the useful data necessary to make appropriate decisions based on present levels of academic achievement and functional performance. Identified data will assist in writing goals, objectives and benchmarks that are measurable and can be implemented in the classroom. Major emphasis will be placed on aligning the IEP's goals and objectives with those of the general education curriculum and state standards. Attention will also be given to information used in making numerous other decisions that are based on the standards, goals and objectives for students with significant disabilities. Prerequisite: SED 310 and SED 335, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Christi McCurry    Class Number: 50517

SED 325 - UMM Assessment in Special EducationONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50520

SED 325 - UMM Assessment in Special EducationTH 4:00 PM-6:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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 330 - UMM Math in Special EducationONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50522

SED 335 - USM Students with Exceptionalities in General EducationTH 3:30 PM-6:30 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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 355 - UMM Transitional Issues for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Dec 28 - Jan 15
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: 50523

SED 362 - UMM Typical & Atypical Expressive & Receptive LanguageONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50524

SED 365 - UMM Differentiated Instructional StrategiesM 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 12
A course designed to provide K-12 pre-service teachers with the knowledge and skills to create and teach lessons that are varied to meet the individual learning needs of all students. Students will engage in various activities through which they will learn to implement teaching strategies designed to create multiple paths so that students with varying abilities, interests or learning needs experience appropriate ways to use, develop and apply concepts as part of the learning process. Students will learn how to differentiate instruction by varying the content, process and/or product in their units and lessons to meet the needs of all learners. A field experience is required. Prerequisite: SED 310, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SED 365 - UMM Differentiated Instructional StrategiesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
A course designed to provide K-12 pre-service teachers with the knowledge and skills to create and teach lessons that are varied to meet the individual learning needs of all students. Students will engage in various activities through which they will learn to implement teaching strategies designed to create multiple paths so that students with varying abilities, interests or learning needs experience appropriate ways to use, develop and apply concepts as part of the learning process. Students will learn how to differentiate instruction by varying the content, process and/or product in their units and lessons to meet the needs of all learners. A field experience is required. Prerequisite: SED 310, or permission of instructor. CR 3. Heather Leigh Ball    Class Number: 52788

SED 444 - UMFK Curriculum for Gifted LearnersONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
Pre-requisites: EDU/SED 317 or instructor permission. This course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of the conceptual foundations in the design and development of curriculum for gifted and talented students, including theories, models, and processes for curriculum modification and curriculum design. Strategies for utilizing differentiation and developmental approaches to best address the educational characteristics and intellectual needs of gifted and talented learners that ensure growth will be explored. Topics will include a general overview of curricular principles and perspectives, critical analysis of general curriculum, issues of diversity in curriculum development and modification including cultural congruence, recommended models of curriculum development for gifted and talented learners, and current national trends in gifted education. 3 credit hours. Offered Fall semester. CR 3. Doris Marie Metz    Class Number: 53906

SED 500 - UM Adapting Instruction for Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 53610

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 506 - UMF Assessment in Special EducationONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 17
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: 53980

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

SED 508 - UMF Classroom and Behavior Management of Students with DisabilitiesONLINE
Sep 2 - Dec 17
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: 47944

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 2 - Dec 17
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: 53981

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

SED 528 - UM Educational Methods for Students with Autism -
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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.    Class Number: 53611

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. Online through FirstClass and 5 Adobe connect sessions, Mondays 7-9pm, 9/14,10/19,11/16, 11/30 and 12/7.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 532 - UMF Developing and Implementing Programs for the Gifted LearnerONLINE
Sep 12 - Dec 5
Prepares participants to build effective cohesive programs for gifted students, with direction provided by Maine Chapter 104 and the National Association for Gifted Children Program Standards. Topics include: program philosophy, goals & objectives; program models; identification procedures; curriculum and instruction; addressing atypical giftedness; grouping for instruction; teacher preparation; parent involvement; coordination between regular and special school programs; prevention of emotional problems; secondary vs. elementary programs; program advocacy and program evaluation. CR 3. Susan Anne Boyce-Cormier    Class Number: 53982

Class Notes: This is a blended course with online instruction and 3 face-to-face class meetings at University College at Rockland on Saturdays, September 12, October 24 and December 5 from 9:00 AM -2:00 PM.

SED 532 - UM Behavior Management and InterventionONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 53612

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 540 - USM Learners Who Are Exceptional in General Education -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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. Walter H Kimball    Class Number: 44937

Class Notes: This course meets synchronously on the following Mondays from 4:00 to 5:00pm on Adobe Connect on 9/7, 9/21, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 12/7.

SED 543 - UM Program Planning and Curriculum AccessONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40169

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 550 - USM Teaching Gifted Students in the Regular ClassroomONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course is for teachers who serve gifted/talented students within the structure of the regular classroom. Topics include adapting the "required" curriculum to meet the needs of students; teaching/facilitating independent/small group activities; using learning centers, task cards, and student contracts; working successfully with parents, resource teachers, and administrators; and considering current issues in gifted child education specific to the regular classroom environment. CR 3. Patti B Drapeau    Class Number: 50680

SED 556 - UM Assessment of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Severe Disabilities -
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Provides training in assessing individual learning needs of students with autism spectrum disorders and severe disabilities, emphasizing curriculum-based assessment, diagnostic criteria, ecological inventories, adaptive behavior scales, person-centered planning, and quality of life indicators. Prerequisites: SED 302 or SED 402 or SED 500 or permission CR 3. Deborah Rooks    Class Number: 46767

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. Online through FirstClass and Adobe Connect, Tuesdays 6-8 pm.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 581 - UM Response to Intervention for Behavior: School-Wide Prevention -
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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. Courtney Jill Pacholski    Class Number: 40093

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. Blackboard and Zoom Meetings: 8/31, 10/15 and 11/16 from 5:30-7:00 pm.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 581 - UM Response to Intervention for Behavior: School-Wide Prevention -
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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. Courtney Jill Pacholski    Class Number: 40092

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. Blackboard and Zoom Meetings: 8/31, 10/15 and 11/16 from 5:30-7:00PM  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SED 653 - USM Assessment of Academic Achievement -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44878

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

SED 697 - USM Universal Design Implementation -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44824

Class Notes: This course meets synchronously on the following Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:30pm on Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect meetings will be 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17,12/1, 12/8

SED 699 - USM Directed Study -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44386

Class Notes: This course meets synchronously on the following Tuesdays from 4:30 to 6:30pm on Adobe Connect. Adobe Connect meetings will be 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17,12/1, 12/8

SEI 511 - UM Planning Inclusive Early Childhood Programs and Environments -
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Design and evaluation of environments, curriculum development, activity planning, individualized instruction, and adaptations to meet the needs of infants and young children with special needs within inclusive early care and education settings. Also focuses on supporting social and emotional development and play. Prerequisite: SIE 501 and SEI 502 and SEI 507 CR 3. Deborah Rooks    Class Number: 53644

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. Online through FirstClass and 6 Adobe Connect sessions. Mondays, 5:30-8:30, 8/31, 9/21,10/5, 10/26, 11/9 and 12/7.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SEI 514 - UM Administration and Public Policy for Early Childhood Programs -
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Focuses on program administration and promotion of public policy. Topics include leadership, management approaches, managing personnel, finance and budgeting, strategic planning, program evaluation, service delivery systems and models, public policy and advocacy. CR 3. Heidi F Leblanc    Class Number: 53645

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. Online through FirstClass and Adobe Connect, Thursdays, 6-9pm.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SEI 525 - UM Center-based Practicum and Seminar in Early InterventionONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Focuses on the application of methods for providing early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities or who are at-risk for developmental problems and their families in center-based settings, including inclusive community early care and education settings. An important emphasis of the field experience is the design and adaptation of curricular goals and objectives, instructional strategies, environments, materials, and activities to promote active learning and full participation by infants and young children with development delays and disabilities in inclusive early care and education settings. Pre:SEI 501 & 508. Co:SEI 511 CR 3. Deborah Rooks    Class Number: 53669

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

SEI 525 - UM Center-based Practicum and Seminar in Early InterventionONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Focuses on the application of methods for providing early intervention services to infants and toddlers with disabilities or who are at-risk for developmental problems and their families in center-based settings, including inclusive community early care and education settings. An important emphasis of the field experience is the design and adaptation of curricular goals and objectives, instructional strategies, environments, materials, and activities to promote active learning and full participation by infants and young children with development delays and disabilities in inclusive early care and education settings. Pre:SEI 501 & 508. Co:SEI 511 CR 3. Deborah Rooks    Class Number: 53670

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 108 - UM Introduction to Arboriculture and Community ForestryONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40184

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 111 - UM Forests Through TimeONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40027

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40047

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40153

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40097

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 -
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40081

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40098

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40077

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

SMS 513 - UM Broaden The Impacts Of Your ResearchONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40180

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
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52716

SOC 100 - USM Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
The fundamental concepts, principles, and methods of sociology; analyzes the influence of social and cultural factors upon human behavior; evaluates effect of group processes, social classes, stratification, and basic institutions on contemporary society. Offered each semester. CR 3. Vincent E Collom    Class Number: 45202

SOC 101 - UMA Introduction to SociologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46728

SOC 101 - UMA Introduction to SociologyW 1:00 PM-3:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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 - UMA Introduction to SociologyT 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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 114 - UMM Intro to SociologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 12
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: 50488

SOC 200 - UMPI Social PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52720

SOC 201 - UMA Social ProblemsONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
An analysis of representative contemporary problems facing American society, emphasizing the causes which arise from cultural patterns and social change, and a discussion of possible solutions. Prerequisite: SOC 101 CR 3. Jon Arlin Schlenker    Class Number: 46729

SOC 240 - UM Topics in Sociology: Men and Masculinities in SocietyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40107

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 311 - UMPI Research Methods IONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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. John D Harrington    Class Number: 52506

SOC 315 - UMA Sociology of DevianceW 9:00 AM-11:45 AM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
A consideration of the origins and causes of socially disapproved behavior, a concentration of the process involved in becoming deviant as well as society's attempt at interpreting and coping with deviance. Object of course is to have the student acquire sufficient knowledge of deviant behavior for future analysis and possible application. Prerequisite: SOC101 CR 3. Lorien Lake-Corral    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SOC 316 - UMA CriminologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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. James Cook    Class Number: 46730

SOC 325 - UMPI GerontologyT/TH 3:30 PM-4:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 17
This course introduces students to the issues of aging through an interdisciplinary perspective. Social forces affecting people as they age, including biological, psychological, social, and spiritual issues is presented in a seminar class style. Current research and theory is critiqued. Aging is presented as a process rather than singular life event. CR 3. Kim-Anne Perkins    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SOC 340 - UM Intermediate Topics in Sociology: Wealth, Poverty, and PowerONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
An intermediate-level study of topics such as "Sociology of Emotions," "Sociology of Science and Technology," and "Modern Sociological Theory." May be repeated for credit if the topics differ. Prerequisite: 6 hours of sociology courses or permission CR 3. Ann Leffler    Class Number: 46360

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

SOC 347 - UMFK Environmental SociologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
Prerequisites: SOC 100. Co-requisites: None. This course will cover the interchangeable impact and relationship between society and the environment. It will explore how social institutions and structures impact the environment. It also will look at historical and current issues in relation to environmental degradation and injustices. 3 credit hours. Offered even Spring Semesters (2014, 2016). CR 3. Mariella R Squire    Class Number: 53890

SOC 355 - UMA Social PsychologyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46726

SOC 375 - UMA Social NetworksONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
An introduction to the essentials of social network theory and the methods of social network analysis, the study of patterns in communication and affiliation. Online, in groups, and friends, you are who you know. Prerequisite: SOC 101 or COM 205 or PSY 205. 3 Credits (this course is cross listed with COM 375) CR 3. James Cook    Class Number: 50241

SOC 375 - UMPI Sex And GenderONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52509

SPA 101 - UMFK Elementary Spanish IIONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 51293

SPA 101 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IT/TH 5:00 PM-6:15 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
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: 52510

SPA 102 - UMPI Elementary Spanish IIONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 17
Continuation of Spanish 101 with emphasis on past and future tenses and more advanced conversational skills. CR 3. Debra A Guiod    Class Number: 52511

SPA 203 - UM Intermediate Spanish IM/W/F 2:10 PM-3:00 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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 403 - UM CervantesTH 4:00 PM-7:00 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 11
A careful reading of the Spanish masterpiece, Don Quixote, including its historical background and continuing influence. Prerequisite: SPA 307 or SPA 308 or permission CR 3. Eugene F Del Vecchio    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPA 444 - UM Theory and Techniques of TranslationM 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Designed to develop awareness of linguistic styles and structures and emphasize the complex relationship between a language and its context. Taught as workshop, with regular assignments of texts for translation, comparison and evaluation. Selctions from literature and general topics, although this is not a literature course. Attention given to theories of translation both past and present and how these theories respond to cultural and ideological perspectives; and relate to Spanish translation. Prerequisite: SPA 306 or equivalent CR 3. Carlos Villacorta    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPA 503 - UM Cervantes' Don QuijoteTH 4:00 PM-7:00 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 11
A close reading of Cervantes' Don Quijote. Special attention paid to narrative structures, historical background, and Baroque perspectivism. Prerequisite: Graduate Standing; advanced oral proficiency in Spanish CR 3. Eugene F Del Vecchio    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPA 544 - UM Seminar in TranslationM 4:30 PM-7:15 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Develops student's ability to translate texts from Spanish into English. Attention will also be paid to the acquisition of practical and theoretical aspects of translation in general, through readings on translation, its history and current status as a profession. Texts to be translated will be cultural and literary, and develop sensitivity to the Spanish language and its diverse forms. CR 3. Carlos Villacorta    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SPM 100 - USM Introduction to Exercise, Health & Sport SciencesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44238

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 -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 46050

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

SPY 602 - USM Clinical Research Methods -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 46053

Class Notes: This class meets on Tuesdays from 3:30 - 6:30pm online (synchronously).

SPY 625 - USM Multi-Tier Mathematics Instruction in General and Special Education -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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. Alexis M Kiburis    Class Number: 45213

SPY 672 - USM Assessment of Academic Achievement -
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 45128

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

SPY 673 - USM Social Foundations of BehaviorONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 45772

SSC 100 - UMA Introduction to Social ScienceONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46732

SSC 110 - UMA Introduction to Human SexualityONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
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: 46733

SSC 317 - UMA Leadership SeminarONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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: 50267

Class Notes: Online course with once-a-month virtual meetings to be determined by the class.

SSC 317 - UMA Leadership SeminarTH 7:00 PM-9:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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 320 - UMA Research Methods in Social SciencesONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
Introduces upper-level undergraduate students in the social sciences and related professional areas to social research methods. Examines research questions, hypotheses, research designs, qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis techniques, and data interpretation strategies. Students will be expected to gain competence in procedures used in assessing published research reports. Provides an opportunity to become familiar with ethical issues in social research. Prerequisite: At least one introductory course in the social sciences and MAT 100. CR 3. James Cook    Class Number: 46734

SSC 332 - UMA Addiction and the FamilyONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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. Tamara J Hunt    Class Number: 46709

SSC 364 - UMA Human Rights Violation: Torture and TraumaONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(This course is cross-listed with HUS/JUS 364.) Human Rights refer to the basic rights and freedoms to which all humans are entitled. To violate the most basic human rights, is to deny individuals their fundamental moral entitlements. The focus of the course will be on how the experience of intentional psychological and physical torture affect individuals, families and societies. We will discuss the short-term and long-term psychological, neurological, biological, social and disability-related consequences of torture and trauma. Prerequisites: PSY 100 CR 3. Magdalena Linhardt    Class Number: 52111

SSC 450 - UMA Conflict ResolutionONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 19
(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: 51060

STA 501 - USM Ethical Issues in BiostatisticsONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course examines a variety of ethical controversies in biotechnology, medicine, and the environment. It also examines the major ethical principles in conducting biomedical research including ethical aspects related to the production and use of biomedical statistical analyses. CR 2. Julien S Murphy    Class Number: 53665

STH 300 - USM Partnering with Family CaregiversONLINE
Oct 26 - Dec 18
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: 53827

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.

STS 232 - UM Principles of Statistical InferenceONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Intended for students who will use statistics as an aid to the comprehension of quantitative work done by others and for students who will follow this course by an intermediate level applied statistics course. An introduction to the language and methods of statistical analysis, probability, graphic and numeric descriptive methods and inference from sample data. Two years of high school algebra are required. Note: because of overlap, MAT 232 and MAT 215 cannot both be taken for degree credit.) CR 3.    Class Number: 40028

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. 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.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SVT 325 - UM Surveying/Engineering EthicsONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40030

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 43095

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40175

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40185

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 43096

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40176

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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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: 40186

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 202 - UMPI Ethics in the Helping ProfessionsM/W 2:00 PM-3:15 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 17
This course focuses on basic ethical and legal concepts as applied to social work and human service policies and practices. Issues pertaining to confidentiality, clients' rights, informed consent, mandated reporting, and dual relationships will be surveyed. Identifying and resolving ethical dilemmas and developing problem solving skills will be introduced. CR 3. Shirley J Rush    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SWK 207 - UMPI Community Mental Health CareT/TH 5:00 PM-6:15 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 17
This is a basic course in the history and evolution of mental health, focusing on contemporary community mental health care, particularly service systems of Maine. It is not a ˘how to÷ class in counseling or mental health diagnosis, rather, it presents information through guest presentation, panel discussion, and dialogues. CR 3. Carol Westerdahl    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SWK 207 - UMPI Community Mental Health CareT/TH 5:00 PM-6:15 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 17
This is a basic course in the history and evolution of mental health, focusing on contemporary community mental health care, particularly service systems of Maine. It is not a ˘how to÷ class in counseling or mental health diagnosis, rather, it presents information through guest presentation, panel discussion, and dialogues. CR 3. Carol Westerdahl    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SWK 325 - UMPI GerontologyT/TH 3:30 PM-4:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 17
This course introduces students to the issues of aging through an interdisciplinary perspective. Social forces affecting people as they age, including biological, psychological, social, and spiritual issues is presented in a seminar class style. Current research and theory is critiqued. Aging is presented as a process rather than singular life event. CR 3. Kim-Anne Perkins    Class Number: Check MaineStreet for Class Number.

SWK 325 - UMPI GerontologyT/TH 3:30 PM-4:45 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 17
This course introduces students to the issues of aging through an interdisciplinary perspective. Social forces affecting people as they age, including biological, psychological, social, and spiritual issues is presented in a seminar class style. Current research and theory is critiqued. Aging is presented as a process rather than singular life event. 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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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 380 - UM The Biological Person and the EnvironmentONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
The biological person as viewed from a biopsychosocial-spiritual model requires that social workers develop an appreciation and understanding of the reciprocal impact of behavior and biology on one another. For social workers, understanding the biological systems means closely examining the human body and all of the intricate, interdependent systems and their actions that are necessary to maintain life. CR 3. Stephen F Gilson    Class Number: 46283

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

SWK 395 - UM Beginning Field Experience in Social Work: Part OneM 1:10 PM-3:30 PM
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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.    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
Aug 31 - Dec 11
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 540 - UM Social Welfare Policy and Issues for Generalist PractitionersONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Analysis of the provision of social services and the interrelatedness of practice and policy analysis with emphasis on dimensions of choice in social welfare policy and major issues. Prerequisite: Master of Social Work major or permission CR 3. Sandra S Butler    Class Number: 46284

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. Only MSW students enrolled in the Online MSW Program.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 550 - UM Human Behavior and The Social Environment IONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Examines research and theories related to normative life span development as influenced by age, gender, social class, social structures oppression and other environmental factors. Uses systems theory and person-in-environment construct as the analytical framework. Considers implications for social work practice and social welfare policy. Prerequisite: Master of Social Work major or permission CR 3. Deirdre F Boylan    Class Number: 46285

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. Only MSW students enrolled in the Online MSW Program.  Visit the Course Welcome Page

SWK 597 - UM Advanced Topics in Social Work: Assessment and Intervention in Substance AbuseONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 11
Content varies to suit student needs. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Master of Social Work major or permission CR 1. Brent Wolcott Scobie    Class Number: 40111

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

SWO 201 - USM Introduction to Social WorkONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
This course is an introduction to the profession of social work. Students are introduced to the core values of social work and the code of ethics that emanates from those values. Oppression and social justice are central themes of this course. The practice of social work is considered from the perspective of a collaborative strengths-based model working with complex social service systems. The course familiarizes students with various roles, functions, and tasks that social workers perform in a variety of settings. It acquaints students with the primary skills and practices of professional social work. Taking this course will help students make a more informed decision about social work as a career. This course satisfies the Socio-cultural Analysis Core requirement. Cr 3. CR 3. Susan Fineran    Class Number: 44255

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. The on-campus meetings will be 8/31, 10/5, 11/23, 11/30 and 12/7.

SWO 383 - USM Social Work with Immigrants, Refugees and Asylum SeekersONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
Considers migration patterns and flows across the globe, introduces critical concepts in immigration and U.S. immigration policies. Community-based services will be explored with a focus on concepts such as cultural competence, diversity, empowerment, anti-oppressive social work, and critical multicultural approaches. Service-delivery efforts/approaches with the population will be considered. Prerequisite: Juniors standing or permission of instructor. Cr. 3. Hermeet K Kohli    Class Number: 50633

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. Class will meet in person 9/1, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1, and 12/8.

SWO 501 - USM Multicultural Social WorkONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44264

SWO 583 - USM Social Work with Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylum SeekersONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
Considers migration patterns and flows across the globe, introduces critical concepts in immigration and US immigration policies. Community based services will be explored with a focus on concepts such as cultural competence, diversity, empowerment, anti-oppressive social work and critical multicultural approaches. Service delivery efforts/approaches with the population will be considered. Cr 3. CR 3. Hermeet K Kohli    Class Number: 50631

Class Notes: This is a blended course meeting 50% or more online. Class will meet in person 9/1, 10/6, 11/3, 12/1, and 12/8.

SWO 654 - USM Field Work and Field Seminar IIIONLINE
Aug 31 - Dec 18
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: 44271