Educator Courses

Fresno Pacific University Continuing Education offers a variety of independent study, non-degree graduate-level courses to help meet the ever-increasing demand for professional growth for K-14 educators. Our standards-based courses provide relevant, practical information, and dive deeply into each topic.

No matter your motivation for increasing your knowledge in a topic, FPU independent studies courses come to you through convenient online or correspondence learning. Teachers choose our unique courses because they are created and taught by veteran teachers with in depth classroom experience. As you move through a course, take up to one year to finish but implement your newfound knowledge in your classroom immediately. Spend time practicing, engaging and reflecting on your new skills.

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Teachers love our courses! From the 1 on 1 feedback received from instructors to innovative content immediately usable in the classroom, earning non-degree graduate-level professional development credits has never been so career-enhancing.

Course projects are practical and have teachers create immediately useful pedagogical tools such as lessons, posters, bulletin boards, videos, presentations, slide shows, models, trip reports, and many more engaging activities.

POPULAR COURSE TOPICS FOR TEACHERS

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quote-left I absolutely loved this course! I especially enjoyed the fact that I was able to develop actual lessons that can be used right away in my classroom. Often during in-services, teachers do not have the opportunity to put what they have learned into practice. However, during this course, I now have lessons that will benefit my students' learning immediately." 

ALL INDEPENDENT STUDIES COURSES

Continuing Education seeks to:

  • Integrate theory and practice through innovative strategies
  • Encourage professionals in informed reflection on values
  • Inspire the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior in the pursuit of excellence
  • Bring transformation to society

Questions?

If you have a question you need answered contact us at prof.dev@fresno.edu | 800-372-5505

Hours of operation: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (Pacific time)

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  • ELA-922
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    From the morning news to the afternoon talk shows to the commercial-saturated evening sitcoms, daily we are bombarded with hundreds of media...
  • TEC-911
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    A Technology Use Plan is a powerful, dynamic tool that helps create and sustain a technology-rich educational environment. Technology...
  • TEC-915
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    This hands-on, skills-based beginner's course progressively introduces the basic tools and techniques common to all computer graphic...
  • TEC-923
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    Tailored for the computer novice, this course provides the background, concepts and basic skills needed to become a productive and confident...
  • TEC-925
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    Experienced computer users will explore the diverse capabilities of Photoshop, Bryce & Poser to create and manipulate professional quality...
  • TEC-938
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    The course begins in Part One by discussing the benefits and methodologies of integrating technology across the curriculum. Learning theory...
  • TEC-955
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    OpenOffice.org (OOo) is a productivity suite of software comprised of six components - Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Base and Math. OOo is...
  • TEC-958
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    Photoshop, the world-standard for digital image editing, is the quintessential tool for designing and manipulating images. A must-know for...
  • TEC-964
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    The iPad has proven its tremendous potential to revolutionize the way students learn and teachers teach. This versatile teaching and...
  • TEC-990
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    Learn how to create, update, share and collaborate documents with Apple's productivity suite - Pages (word processing), Numbers...
  • TEC-994
    3 Credits
    $460
    Correspondence
    A Chromebook is a laptop computer that utilizes web-based apps and cloud storage. Affordable yet powerful, a Chromebook offers students and...
  • TECH-912
    3 Credits
    $460
    Online
    With more and more schools turning to affordable alternatives to PC's, Chromebooks have emerged as the star! Utilizing the free and easily...

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