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CS Summer Camp for Educators 2021

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The Department of Curriculum Studies is excited to offer a variety of graduate level summer courses! Students typically take 3-6 credits during the summer. Feel free to mix and match the courses form the list below. So, why join our summer camp for teachers?

  1. Find something for everyone

  2. Join a community of teacher leaders

  3. Experience online formats

  4. Advance your professional skills

Registration and Contact Info

Registration Info

UH students can register for Summer 2021 extension courses through STAR GPS Registration System directly or through MyUH Services. Use the course reference number (CRN) indicated below with each course for registration.

For non-UH students, please apply and register for Summer 2021 extension courses through Outreach College. After being admitted as a UH student and setting up your UH Username, you will be able to access the STAR GPS Registration System directly or through MyUH Services. Use the course reference number (CRN) indicated below with each course for registration. Students do not need to submit health forms if they are taking completely online courses.

Registration begins March 9, 2021.

HIDOE teachers are eligible to enroll in courses for reclassification credits, pending your principal approval.

Contact
csdept@hawaii.edu

Multilingual Multicultural Summer Institute

(Institute courses may be taken separately or together)

For HIDOE teachers, courses satisfy the “Six Credit Hour Sheltered Instruction TESOL Requirements”.

Instructors
Brook Chapman de Sousa (Institute for Teacher Education), ebsousa@hawaii.edu
Betsy Gilliland (Second Language Studies), egillila@hawaii.edu

Course dates
June 14 – July 22  | 9:00 am – 12:25 pm Tuesday & Thursday | CRN 4077

Description

EDCS 644 Multilingual/ EL Pedagogy examines practices, theories, research, and perspectives on multilingual/ EL teaching approaches.  Topics include culturally and linguistically responsive approaches, collaboration, lesson planning, and adapting materials to promote the growth and development of multilingual/ EL learners. (cross-listed as SLS 644)

EDCS 644 Course Format
Online

Meeting Times
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 am–12:25 pm

Brook Chapman de Sousa Brook Chapman de Sousa is an Associate Professor at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, College of Education where she specializes in multilingualism and education. Brook is a former elementary school teacher having taught in Colorado, where she is from, Brazil and Hawai’i. Brook also served as an instructional coach with the Center for Research on Education, Diversity, and Excellence (CREDE) in Hawai’i. She is an advocate for public education and believes in creating inclusive school communities in which children, teachers, staff, and families feel welcomed, safe and inspired.
Betst Gilliland Betsy Gilliland is Associate Professor in the Department of Second Language Studies. Her research examines second language writing instruction, language teacher development, and teachers’ action research. She has lived and taught English in California, Massachusetts, Uzbekistan, Thailand, and Chile.

Instructors
Graham Crookes & Betsy Gilliland

Course dates
June 14 – July 22  | 9:00 am – 12:25 pm Mondays & Wednesdays | CRN 92041

Description

This course introduces students to concepts, theories, policies, and practices of multilingual language use (spoken and written), supported by multicultural orientations and practices, within the contemporary context of Hawaiʻi as a society with substantial linguistic and cultural diversity, including indigenous populations, homegrown Pidgin speakers, sojourners and tourists, the results of successive waves of migration, colonization, and globalization. Through recognizing Hawaiʻiʻs unique features, the course also locates Hawai’i within a world in which multilingualism and multiculturalism have become (or always were) the norm in many communities.

* Contact Graham Crookes (crookes@hawaii.edu) or Betsy Gilliland (egillila@hawaii.edu) to receive an override code.

Course Format
Online

Meeting Times
Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am–12:25 pm

Graham Crookes Graham Crookes is Professor, Department of Second Language Studies. Resident in Hawaiʻi since 1982, he is a graduate of the UHM Dept of ESL/SLS and the College of Education (Educational Psychology).
Betst Gilliland Betsy Gilliland is Associate Professor in the Department of Second Language Studies. Her research examines second language writing instruction, language teacher development, and teachers’ action research. She has lived and taught English in California, Massachusetts, Uzbekistan, Thailand, and Chile.

The Hawai‘i Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute

Instructors
Charlotte Frambaugh-Kritzer, kritzer@hawaii.edu
Stephanie Buelow, buelow@hawaii.edu

Course dates
May 19 – September 22, 2021

Description
In this course, Hawaii Writing Project teacher participants will receive practical, application-oriented support for their classroom instruction in writing. It is designed to help K–12 in-service teachers understand and experience the writing process, discuss and learn best writing practices, develop relevant writing curriculum for their classrooms, and understand and practice assessment of writing. The learning environment will be structured to include, but not limited to: synchronous and asynchronous lectures, group work, guest speakers, lesson demonstrations, and content and classroom application.

EDCS 604 Course Format
EDCS 604 is both a synchronous and an asynchronous online course featuring whole and small group work, discussion, and teacher demonstration to develop course objectives. It also utilizes technology and print sources to access course content.

Meeting Times*
We will meet “live” on the following dates/times  via Zoom:

  • Wednesday May 19, 2021 5:00-8:00 pm HST
  • Wednesday May 26, 2021 5:00-8:00 pm HST
  • June 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 8:30 a.m.-3:00 pm HST
  • September 22, 2021 5:00-8:00 pm HST

*Participants will also engage in asynchronous participation in Laulima throughout the week.

EDCS 604 Prerequisite
This course requires that all students apply to and are accepted to the Hawaii Writing Project Invitational Summer Institute. For more information on the application process, please visit the Hawaii Writing Project Website.

Charlotte Frambaugh-Kritzer Charlotte Frambaugh-Kritzer is the Director of the ITE Secondary Program and an Associate Professor of Secondary Literacy Education at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa College of Education. She began her National Writing Project journey when she served as the Co-Director of the Cal State San Marcos Writing project from 2001-2003. This solidified her love for supporting teachers in finding their writing voices and writing instructional methods. As a former middle school teacher, she directly connects her experiences from the classroom to her current research and the courses she teaches in teacher education (all things related to literacy). She is also a researcher, some of her research work has appeared in the Journal of Language and Literacy Education, Journal of Literacy Practice & Research, Action in Teacher Education, Middle School Journal, and Yearbook of the Literacy Research Association.
Stephanie Buelow Stephanie Buelow is an Associate Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Education. Her current work is focused on teacher preparation and literacy leadership. She teaches undergraduate literacy methods courses in a field-based teacher preparation program and graduate courses in literacy coaching and effective writing practices.  Dr. Buelow’s research interests lie in disciplinary literacies, new literacies, and teacher learning and development. She draws upon twelve years of elementary teaching and literacy coaching experience in culturally, linguistically, and socioeconomically diverse schools to ground her work as a teacher educator.

Pedagogy, Literacy & Research

Instructors
Dr. Margary Martin & Ivee Cruz

Course dates
June 1-4 & June 7-11 (synchronous)+10 hrs. asynchronous | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm | CRN 4100

Description

This course introduces educators, community leaders, and professionals in related fields to important concepts, theories, and pedagogies of Social Emotional Learning (SEL). Topics include frameworks and skills, such as self-awareness, social awareness, self-management, responsible decision making and relationship skills. The influence of family, culture, education, work, peers, relationship, and the media as it relates to SEL will be explored with an emphasis on culture, social justice, and equity in Hawai’i and our global community.

Margery Martin  

Margary Martin is Associate Professor at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo and Executive Director, UH Hilo Center for Place-Based Social-Emotional Development.

 

Ivee Cruz Ivee Cruz is an educator, facilitator, counselor, advisor, and instructor. She holds a BA in Global & International Studies and Sociology from the University of California Santa Barbara. She has a MA in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University and is currently pursuing a PhD in Education at the University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. Her work bridges culture, diversity, spirituality, social justice, youth leadership, mindfulness and consciousness within the field of education.

Instructors
Dr. Stephanie Buelow, buelow@hawaii.edu

Course dates
May 24 – July 2 | Tuesday 5:30 – 7:00 pm | CRN 4075

Description
Do you desire to be a literacy leader? A literacy coach? Do you possess the dispositions of a literacy leader? EDCS 605 explores these questions, adult learning theory, and the practical experiences of the leadership role and responsibilities of the literacy specialist. This includes literacy intervention, development and evaluation of curriculum, instruction, and professional in-services, as well as leadership and coaching in school and community settings.

EDCS 605 Course Format
EDCS 605 is both a synchronous and an asynchronous online course, featuring whole and small group work and discussion, utilizing technology and print sources to access course content.

Meeting Times*
“Live” on Thursdays from 5:00–7:30 pm HST via Zoom on the following dates:

  • May 25, 2021
  • June 1, 2021
  • June 8, 2021
  • June 15, 2021
  • June 22, 2021
  • June 29, 2021

*Participants will also engage in asynchronous participation in Laulima throughout the week.

Stephanie Buelow Stephanie Buelow is an Associate Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Education. Her current work is focused on teacher preparation and literacy leadership. She teaches undergraduate literacy methods courses in a field-based teacher preparation program and graduate courses in literacy coaching and effective writing practices.  Dr. Buelow’s research interests lie in disciplinary literacies, new literacies, and teacher learning and development. She draws upon twelve years of elementary teaching and literacy coaching experience in culturally, linguistically, and socioeconomically diverse schools to ground her work as a teacher educator.

Instructor
Dr. Brooke Taira

Course dates
May 24 – July 2  | Hybrid Format with biweekly synchronous sessions | CRN 4183

Course Format
Online

Description

The course will introduce theoretical frameworks and expansive understandings of literacies and texts as tools for meaning-making, connection and social change. With sustainability as our central theme, we will engage with local resources to explore ecological challenges in Hawai‘i and beyond. Together, we will apply our learning to our classrooms, schools, and local contexts by designing educational resources and experiences that promote equity and sustainability.

Brooke Ward Taira Dr. Brooke Ward Taira is an Assistant Professor of Literacy Education at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Her research focuses on literacy and migration, specifically the experiences and literacy practices of transnational students in secondary literacy classrooms. Her work explores the potential of asset-based and culturally responsive teaching approaches to create inclusive and engaging literacy classrooms.

Instructor
Dr. John Creswell

Course dates
July 7*, July 10, July 12-15, July 19-23 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm | CRN **

* July 7 – Students submit one page overview of a proposed project [draft title, problem, data collection (quan and qual), and how they propose to use the project (dissertation proposal, class research project, academic journal article, fun study, etc.)]

** Department Chair and Student Advisor approvals are required for CRN. Please contact Dept. Chair, Dr. Patricia Halagao at phalagao@hawaii.edu.

Course Format
Online

Description

Mixed methods research is designed for advanced PhD students in education and social sciences considering combining qualitative and quantitative research. Covers philosophical and practical implications culminating in a mixed methods dissertation/thesis proposal.

John Creswell John Creswell is a professor of family medicine and co-director of the Michigan Mixed Methods Program at the University of Michigan. He has authored numerous articles and 28 books on mixed methods research, qualitative research, and research design. He founded SAGE’s Journal of Mixed Methods Research. In 2014, he was the President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association and co-authored the American Psychological Association “standards” on qualitative and mixed methods research.