Emotional Intelligence for Advanced-Problem Solving in the Workplace. Emotional intelligence (EI) includes the four critical skills of self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management. EI is combining our thoughts and feelings to take the most effective action, discerning the emotions of others, and building relationships. Those with high EI are better able to work in teams and adjust to change. Learn to identify behaviors that are hallmarks of high emotional intelligence, and explore its connection to advanced workplace performance.
May 5 - August 31
Measures of risk and return. Methods of security analysis, valuation, and capital asset pricing model. Portfolio theory and management; stocks, bonds, options, and futures; hedging; mutual funds and partnerships; and investment taxation.
November 11 - January 5
This course will provide an overview of public health program evaluation skills, activities, and processes, including contextual issues surrounding evaluation, selecting the appropriate type of evaluation design, methodological issues, steps involved in conducting an evaluation, communicating evaluation results, and ensuring that evaluation findings are used by intended users.
Describe how race and ethnicity are defined in the public health literature and the strengths and limitations of the definitions.
Describe the epidemiology of health disparities in the United States
Describe examples of disparities in health care access and quality for minority populations
Describe the relationship between socioeconomic status and health
Use a statewide dataset to analyze, draw conclusions, and report on health disparities in a specific content area.
Correctly describe two significant health issues each for African-Americans, American Indians, Alaska Natives, Asians, Pacific Islanders, and Hispanic/Latinos.
Describe one or more examples of successful interventions designed to address health disparities in specific populations.
Educational administration in preK-12 schools and school districts. Field experience when appropriate. May be repeated with new content. See Class Schedule for specific content. Maximum credit six units applicable to a master's degree.
August 22 - December 12
Inquiry-based learning is rooted in the investigation of questions and case studies, as well as problem solving. Participants will consider various approaches to inquiry, both for their own global competency and for guiding students. Participants will engage in professional learning groups to explore issues that are germane to their teaching situations. Central to this course is social and critical reflection on the meta-issues that arise when engaged in inquiry, including limitations of what can be known, perspectives, and awareness of the presence of the author(s) viewpoint orienting any given text.