Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

Minecraft Education supports game-based teaching and learning in a creative, collaborative, and problem-solving immersive environment. In this course participants will access a model house building lesson, assess the lesson, and apply it in the classroom with a lesson planner. No experience or prerequisite knowledge is needed to participate in this course. Participants will work through the Minecraft 101 online module and problem solve issues together

Course Details

Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for DoDEA Participants. Please carefully select the correct section based on location and dates. 

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X745X – Antilles Middle 10 Sep 202401 Oct 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

10 Sep 202401 Oct 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Antilles Middle – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Tue Sep 10, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Various
In Person Tue Oct 1, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Various

Audience: Antilles Middle School, Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico – facilitated by Alina Rozanski

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Quantico MHS 09 Sep 202407 Oct 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

09 Sep 202407 Oct 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Quantico MHS – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Mon Sep 9, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States
In Person Mon Oct 7, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States

Audience: Quantico MHS, MCB Quantico, VA – facilitated by Jennifer Stonebarger

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Mildred B. Poole ES 04 Nov 202408 Nov 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

04 Nov 202408 Nov 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Mildred B. Poole ES – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 3

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Mon Nov 4, 2024 7:30AM – 8:15AM DoDEA, United States
In Person Wed Nov 6, 2024 7:30AM – 8:15AM DoDEA, United States
In Person Fri Nov 8, 2024 7:30AM – 8:15AM DoDEA, United States

Audience: Quantico MHS, MCB Quantico, VA – facilitated by Jennifer Stonebarger

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Shughart ES 05 Sep 202426 Sep 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

05 Sep 202426 Sep 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Shughart ES – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Thu Sep 5, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States
In Person Thu Sep 26, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States

Audience: Shughart ES, Fort Liberty, NC – facilitated by Danielle Smith-Sease

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Elliot ES/Bolden E/M 17 Sep 202403 Oct 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

17 Sep 202403 Oct 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Elliot ES/Bolden E/M – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Tue Sep 17, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States
In Person Thu Oct 3, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States

Audience: Elliot ES & Bolden E/MS, MCAS Beaufort/Laurel Bay, SC – facilitated by Ashley Gardner

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Parker ES 17 Sep 202403 Oct 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

17 Sep 202403 Oct 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Parker ES – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Tue Sep 17, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States
In Person Thu Oct 3, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, United States

Audience: Parker ES, Fort Novosel, AL – facilitated by Mary Salerno

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Sigonella ES 11 Sep 202418 Sep 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

11 Sep 202418 Sep 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Sigonella ES – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Wed Sep 11, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Europe
In Person Wed Sep 18, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Europe

Audience: Sigonella ES, NAS Sigonella, Italy – facilitated by Catherine Indresano

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Lakenheath MS 16 Sep 202418 Nov 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

16 Sep 202418 Nov 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Lakenheath MS – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Mon Sep 16, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Europe
In Person Mon Nov 18, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Europe

Audience: Lakenheath MS, RAF Lakenheath, England – facilitated by Nel Wallenberg

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Afnorth ES/MHS 05 Sep 202410 Oct 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

05 Sep 202410 Oct 2024
1
$79
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EDC-X745X – Afnorth ES/MHS – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Thu Sep 5, 2024 3:45PM – 5:15PM DoDEA, Europe
In Person Thu Oct 10, 2024 3:45PM – 5:15PM DoDEA, Europe

Audience: AFNORTH ES and AFNORTH MHS, Brunssum, Netherlands – facilitated by Dan Wilson

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Spangdahlem HS 04 Sep 202410 Oct 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

04 Sep 202410 Oct 2024
1
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EDC-X745X – Spangdahlem HS – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Wed Sep 4, 2024 3:00PM – 5:00PM DoDEA, Europe
In Person Thu Oct 10, 2024 3:45PM – 5:00PM DoDEA, Europe

Audience: Spangdahlem HS, Spangdahlem Air Base – facilitated by Denber Cruz

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

EDC-X745X – Kinser ES 04 Sep 202411 Sep 2024 1 $79

Minecraft Education 101

04 Sep 202411 Sep 2024
1
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EDC-X745X – Kinser ES – Minecraft Education 101

Number of Sessions: 2

Type Date Time Location Instructors
In Person Wed Sep 4, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Pacific
In Person Wed Sep 11, 2024 3:00PM – 4:30PM DoDEA, Pacific

Audience: Kinser ES, Camp Kinser, Okinawa – facilitated by Natasha Smith

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: August 1 – November 30, 2024 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Describe Minecraft Education and prepare to teach your first lesson with it
  • Describe teaching a lesson with the Teach and release model - Build a house challenge
  • Plan a lesson - Break apart the lesson plan and make changes as though you were going to teach it
  • Identify the benefits of game-based learning when crafting learning experiences for students
  • Explain how to assess learning in the Minecraft game

Instructors

Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

Why USD?

The Professional and Continuing Education program nurtures key partnerships on the local, national, and international level. The goal is to better serve working professionals who seek to enhance or build their careers and help achieve their highest value and potential. Contact us today to learn more.

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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.

Advance Faster

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.