Mar 17-May 02, 2014
Credit: 1 graduate
Tuition & Fees: $328.40
Instructor(s): Suzanna Soileau
This is an exciting 6-week online course, directed toward K-6 elementary school teachers who want to understand the science of "dirt." This includes conversing with your instructor and classmates in weekly online discussions. The focus will be on basic soil physical properties and processes.
The specific goals of this course are:
Meeting Place and Times
Teachers login to the course at a time of day that best fits their schedule. It is necessary to connect at least 4 - 6 times per week to stay current and successfully complete this 1 credit course.
Instructor(s)Suzanna Soileau, ME. Suzanna is the Outreach Coordinator for the USGS-Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center. Prior to joining USGS she spent seven years as the Education Coordinator and Water Quality Research Associate for the Montana State University Extension Water Quality Program. The primary focus of her work is in relaying technical scientific information in a manner that enables non-science audiences to gain sound, science-based knowledge, as well as develop and deliver online water quality and soil science courses for teachers and professional practitioners. Suzanna received her bachelor's degree in Earth Sciences at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana and her master's degree in Education at MSU.
PrerequisitesBachelor's degree, experience teaching hands-on science.
Target AudienceThis course is designed for elementary and middle school teachers who teach science in their classrooms.
Time Commitment:6-8 hours per week. If you are unfamiliar with this field of study and/or method of delivery, you may require more time.
Tuition and Fees
Program fee includes $50 materials fee. All Materials will be sent to you by NTEN.
A $30 registration fee is also charged once per semester.
The costs above assume that you are taking only MSU Extended University courses during the semester that the course is offered. If you also registered for courses through the MSU Registrar, the regular MSU fee structure may apply.
A $40 late fee will be assessed if payment is not posted to your account by 3 pm (Mountain Time) of the course start date (or the business day before if the course starts on a weekend or a holiday).
To learn more about tuition and fees, please see the University Business Services' Student Accounts Web page.
This course uses a learning management system. You will learn more closer to the course start date.
For More Information
For more information contact Lisa Brown at Lisa.Brown@montana.edu
How to RegisterRegister Online