Bullying: An Introduction addresses one of the most pervasive and concerning issues facing students, parents, teachers and schools today. According to current research, most teachers find bullying hard to accurately identify and are unsure how to address it, yet it affects their classrooms and school climates and impacts student learning and success. This course will provide participants with an introduction to research, helpful resources and practical strategies for addressing and preventing bullying. Courses that follow this introductory course will take educators into more detailed coverage: Bullying: Issues of Gender and Race, Bullying and the Internet, and Bullying Prevention.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 Teachers, School Nurses, Administrators and Healthcare Professionals.
Course Materials: No text requirement
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How is the self-paced course structured? Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. The content is divided into learning modules. Each module will cover one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:
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The course was so inspiring that I want to implement a Bullying Prevention Program at my school using many of the strategies presented in the modules. I recommend this course highly for those who want to contribute to making our world a kinder place
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