Book Study: Exploring Instructional Interventions

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

As a community of learners, it is important to establish a social support network where a common language can enhance professional dialog around a focused topic. This course is a book study which will allow each participant to select one of three books to read with the intention of deepening one’s understanding for the concepts presented in the book. The book choices are:

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA educators.

Course Materials: Choose one only:

Course Options

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What You Will Learn

  • Engage in cross curricular collaboration between participants reading one of the three texts
  • Implement instructional strategies aimed at maximizing instructional delivery to increase student performance
  • Develop a lesson, short unit of study, or professional interaction which incorporates an instructional strategy acquired throughout the course
  • Utilize action research to experience the instructional strategy with students or colleagues and present evidence (i.e., student work, collaboration discussion, etc.) for professional dialogue


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.