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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL): Integrating and Measuring Essential Skills in Traditional and Virtual Classrooms

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description

In our ever-changing world, a consistent focus on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) can enhance teaching and learning while supporting the overall well-being of students and educators in the classroom – both in the traditional brick and mortar and in virtual settings. In this course, educators will recognize the evolving role of SEL in 21st century classrooms by exploring research-based strategies, assessment methods, and resources focused on empowering students with essential life skills. Educators will also discover the powerful influence SEL can have in their own professional and personal lives.

Global Goals of the Course

To deepen and/or apply the content and skills of the teacher’s existing professional knowledge base by meeting the following global goals of the course:

  1. Recognize the evolving role of social and emotional learning (SEL) in 21st century classrooms.
  2. Explore the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) core SEL competencies including self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills, and responsible decision-making.
  3. Discover resources, research-based instructional practices, and assessment methods to support the SEL needs of students in both the traditional and virtual classrooms.
  4. Review resources and examples of schoolwide SEL Practices.
  5. Explore content focused on the powerful influence of SEL for adults.


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Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

Ongoing Enrollment

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Online structured courses are delivered within our online classroom and available within a specific scheduled time window with your instructor.

06/28/21 - 07/25/21 Online
Jun 28 – Jul 25, 2021

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07/12/21 - 08/08/21 Online
Jul 12 – Aug 08, 2021

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Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.

Interactive courses are delivered via Zoom at specific times with a live instructor.

06/07/21 - 06/20/21
Jun 07 – 20, 2021
Zoom Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 8, 10, 15, 17 (5:00pm Central time)

06/07/21 - 06/20/21
Jun 07 – 20, 2021
Zoom Meetings will be on June 07, 09, 14, 16, 2021 (Mondays and Wednesdays) from 8:30am - 10:00am Central Time.

06/14/21 - 06/27/21
Jun 14 – 27, 2021
Zoom Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 15, 17, 22, 24 (10:30am Central time)

07/26/21 - 08/08/21
Jul 26 – Aug 08, 2021
Zoom Meetings will be on July 26, 29, August 2, 5, 2021 (Mondays and Thursdays) at 10:00am Central Time.