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Course Description

This course provides learners in the College of Education programs with strategies for academic success within the University of Phoenix adult learning model. Learners will apply written and oral communication principles to their roles as educators, examine research methods for finding and evaluating resources, and develop effective skills in collaboration and critical thinking in preparation for their program and workplace.

This graduate course is 3 weeks.

This course has a prerequisite. Please see details in the Prerequisite section below.

PLEASE NOTE:
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Arkansas, Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and New York

Course Objectives

Week 1

  • List components and expectations of graduate programs.
  • Explore University Library and College of Education resources.
  • Analyze methods for conducting University Library and Internet searches.
  • Assess the value of University of Phoenix Learning Teams.

Week 2

  • Identify strategies and resources for written communication.
  • Identify strategies and resources for verbal communication.
  • Apply APA formatting in written communication.
  • Evaluate individual writing strengths and weaknesses.

Week 3

  • Plan and implement strategies for effective collaboration.
  • Analyze your own learning style and how it works within team dynamics.

Prerequisites

This graduate level course requires proof of completion of a Bachelor's degree. Be prepared to provide documentation during the checkout process.

During the checkout process you will be prompted to provide proof of the requirement(s). If you completed the prerequisite at another institution be prepared to upload an official/unofficial transcript. If you have questions about meeting the prerequisite requirements for this course please contact an enrollment representative at 866-345-1800.

Disclaimers

The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.

Although our continuing education for teacher’s courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing education for teachers’ courses is not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.

While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. More information about eligibility requirements, policies, and procedures can be found in the catalog or please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

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PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Jul 14, 2020 to Aug 03, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
71.9
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition Education credit (1 units) $540.00 Click here to get more information
Credits/Units
1 Credit Hours
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Aug 25, 2020 to Sep 14, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
71.9
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition Education credit (1 units) $540.00 Click here to get more information
Credits/Units
1 Credit Hours
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Oct 06, 2020 to Oct 26, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
71.9
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition Education credit (1 units) $540.00 Click here to get more information
Credits/Units
1 Credit Hours
PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATIONS
Type
Instructor Led
Days
T, M
Time
12:00AM to 11:59AM
Dates
Nov 17, 2020 to Dec 07, 2020
Campus
Online Campus
Building
Online Non-Degree
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
71.9
Location
  • Online Campus
Course Fee(s)
Graduate Tuition Education credit (1 units) $540.00 Click here to get more information
Credits/Units
1 Credit Hours
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