Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS) Sponsor Research Training

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only 

Participants will be able to increase knowledge about generating ideas for original research projects for Junior Science & Humanities Symposium (JSHS). 

Course Details

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

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for current DoDEA Classroom Teachers


Attend and participate in all the face-to-face training sessions in Okinawa, Japan on September 8th and 9th 2022


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What You Will Learn

  • Enhance clinical skills to provide students with guidance and meaningful feedback on their written and oral presentations in preparation for JSHS 
  • Maximize the selecting of suitable project mentors and ensure that all JSHS standards, guidelines and deadlines are met as stated in the JSHS manual
  • Create a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities for sponsors and mentors ? Gain an understanding of JSHS timeline to maximize planning
  • Review and evaluate the status of their school JSHS team participation by looking at four-year trend data for their individual school
  • Offer strategies to help prepare students with their oral presentation at the annual symposium (approximately four weeks prior to the Regional JSHS)


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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.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

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Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

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