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W 63785 ACC314 QuickBooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs 5/27/14 8/15/14 Rhonda French rhfrench@maine.edu 3
W 63790 ANT101 Cultural Anthropology 5/27/14 8/15/14 Kharyssa Rhodes kharyssa.rhodes@maine.edu 3
W 63789 BIO108 Intro to Human Nutrition 5/27/14 7/3/14 Shallee Page stpage@maine.edu 3
W 63782 BUS212 Business Communications 5/27/14 8/15/14 Rhonda French rhfrench@maine.edu 3
W 63783 BUS324 Labor Relations Management 5/27/14 8/15/14 Robert Tropea rtropea@maine.edu 3
W 63784 BUS332 Leadership 5/27/14 8/15/14 Robert Tropea rtropea@maine.edu 3
W 63996 CSE110 Word Processing Applications 5/27/14 8/15/14 Nickey Dubey ndubey@maine.edu 3
W 64312 EDU103 Preparing for Praxis CAS: Reading 5/27/14 7/3/14 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 1
W 64313 EDU104 Preparing for Praxis CAS: Writing 5/27/14 7/3/14 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 1
W 64314 EDU107 Preparing for Praxis CAS: Math 5/27/14 7/3/14 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 1
W 63807 ELA101 Recreation & Wellness Seminar 5/27/14 7/3/14 Andrea Ednie aednie@maine.edu 3
H 62644 ELA101 Recreation & Wellness Seminar 7/21/14 8/8/14 Karen Beeftink karen.beeftink@maine.edu 3
W 63878 ENG102 Intro to Literature 5/27/14 7/11/14 Gerard NeCastro necastro@maine.edu 3
W 63878 ENG102 Intro to Literature 7/7/14 7/25/14 Marcus LiBrizzi mlibrizz@maine.edu 3
W 63879 ENG113 Intro to Humanities 5/27/14 7/11/14 Gerard NeCastro necastro@maine.edu 3
W 63809 ENG117 Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies 7/7/14 7/25/14 Marcus LiBrizzi mlibrizz@maine.edu 3
W 63881 ENG210 Beginning Creative Writing 5/27/14 7/18/14 Gerard NeCastro necastro@maine.edu 3
W 63997 ENG212 Hollywood Classics 5/27/14 7/18/14 Gerard NeCastro necastro@maine.edu 3
W 63791 ENG226 Summer Reading List 5/27/14 8/15/14 Marcus LiBrizzi mlibrizz@maine.edu 3
H 63812 GIS204 Intro to GPS 7/7/14 7/20/14 Tora Johnson tjohnson@maine.edu 1
H 49620 GIS230 GIS Applications I 7/21/14 8/29/14 Tora Johnson tjohnson@maine.edu 4
W 64299 HEA215 Medical Terminology 5/27/14 8/15/14 Nickey Dubey ndubey@maine.edu 3
W 63792 HTY301 Maine & Local History 5/27/14 7/3/14 Kay Kimball kkimball@maine.edu 3
W 63793 HTY353 Cold War America 7/7/14 8/15/14 Kay Kimball kkimball@maine.edu 3
W 63880 HUM113 Intro to Humanities 5/27/14 7/11/14 Gerard NeCastro necastro@maine.edu 3
W 63786 MAN313 Managerial Decision Making 5/27/14 8/15/14 Robert Tropea rtropea@maine.edu 3
W 63778 MAN318 Human Behavior in Organizations 5/27/14 7/3/14 Robert Tropea rtropea@maine.edu 3
W 63779 MAR324 Consumer Behavior 5/27/14 7/3/14 Robert Tropea rtropea@maine.edu 3
I 63830 UMM MAT009 Fundamentals of Math 5/27/14 8/15/14 Melanie Tardiff melanie.tardiff@maine.edu 3
I 63831 UMM MAT012 Beginning Algebra 5/27/14 8/15/14 Melanie Tardiff melanie.tardiff@maine.edu 3
H 62749 MAT118 History of Mathematics 7/7/14 8/15/14 Philip Loud philip.loud@maine.edu 3
W 63794 PHI201 Ethics 5/27/14 7/3/14 Charles Crittenden ccrittenden@maine.edu 3
W 64529 POS313 Intro to Policy Analysis 5/27/14 8/15/14 Jon Reisman jreisman@maine.edu 3
W 64512 PSY201 Developmental Psychology 7/7/14 8/15/14 Jordan Litman jlitman@maine.edu 3
H 63826 PSY224 Community Psych & Environment 5/27/14 7/3/14 Meghan Duff meghan.duff@maine.edu 3
W 63795 PSY230 Abnormal Psychology 5/27/14 7/3/14 Frank Lane francis.lane@maine.edu 3
H 63797 PSY313 Counseling Diverse Populations 7/7/14 8/15/14 Meghan Duff meghan.duff@maine.edu 3
W 63781 SED310 Dimensions of Exceptionality in the Classroom 7/7/14 8/15/14 Heather Ball hball@maine.edu 3
W 63805 SED311 Working with Families who have Children with Disabilities 5/27/14 7/3/14 OJ Logue logue@maine.edu 3
W 63806 SED365 Differentiated Instructional Strategies 5/27/14 7/3/14 Christi McCurry christi.mccurry@maine.edu 3
W 63780 SED380 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder 5/27/14 7/3/14 Kenny Bourgoin kenny.bourgoin@maine.edu 3
H 62903 SPE104 Public Speaking 7/21/14 8/9/14 Lisa Athearn lathearn@maine.edu 3

 

MODE KEY

C Compressed Video (Delivered in real time to University College sites and centers throughout Maine)
H H - Hybrid web-based course with some onsite class meetings at UMM OR an onsite course with a web component
I Interactive Television (Delivered in real time to University College sites and centers throughout Maine)
O Onsite class meetings only at designated University College sites and centers throughout Maine
W Web-based course (may contain video lectures from live-class meetings)

Course Descriptions - Summer 2014

ACC 314 - ONLINE

QuickBooks Accounting for Entrepreneurs will introduce students to QuickBooks accounting software. Students will become familiar with maintaining accounting records and preparing summary financial reports using QuickBooks. The course is also intended to help students learn or review fundamental accounting concepts and principles, enable students to review financial statements from a user perspective, provide students with a means to investigate the underlying source documents that generate most accounting information, and offer students the chance to explore some managerial aspects of accounting by performing financial analyses and comparisons. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

ANT101 - Cultural Anthropology - ONLINE

A comparative study of contemporary cultures and institutions with particular attention to primitive and peasant societies. Emphasized are such topics as human evolution and race; pre-scientific writings and ethnology; the concept of culture; language and perception; economics and technology; marriage, the family and kinship; associations, castes and classes; political organization and warfare; religion and magic; folklore and the arts; culture and personality; American culture; cross-cultural contact; and cultural change. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. This course uses Moodle and Google Hangouts on Air. Access Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ANT102 at Augusta; ANT101S at Farmington; ANT100 at Fort Kent; ANT102 at Orono; ANT100 at Presque Isle

BIO108 - Intro to Human Nutrition - ONLINE

This course provides an introduction to the nutrients necessary for humans to live and thrive and the basic mechanisms by which they act. The course will pay particular attention to the links between food and health and disease. It will also include information on alcohol, energy balance and metabolism, disorders of metabolism or energy balance, and nutritional deficiencies. As time permits, the course will cover special stages of life (pregnancy, infancy, childhood or aging), and herbal and nutritional supplements. The goal is to obtain an educated groundwork for understanding the body processes of nutrients and their application to everyday disease states. Topical articles will be presented at a level that mirrors and develops basic scientific literacy for the educated layperson. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. This course uses Moodle.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: BIO104 at Augusta

BUS212 - Business Communications - ONLINE

A course designed to develop effective communication skills in the areas of writing, speaking, and listening. Emphasis is placed on appropriate formats for business communications including grammatical style, clarity, and conciseness of messages. Prerequisite: ENG 101. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: ENG209 at Farmington

BUS324 - Labor Relations Management - ONLINE

This course provides an examination of the legal, managerial and economic factors relevant to labor management relations and an in-depth investigation into the character and procedures of arbitration, mediation, conciliation, and fact-finding. Current labor management contracts and implications for labor and management will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: BUA362 at Augusta

BUS332 - Leadership - ONLINE

Leadership is an applied course that combines behavior theory with business practice. The course teaches central concepts and skills in an important area of leadership development. The course will be made more forceful and the impact greater by the self-evaluation questionnaires and practical exercises that are used for personal development and class involvement. This course gives the student a thorough introduction to important leadership issues that arise in the world of business, including the analysis of the interests of all the individuals who hold a stake in the outcome of any business dilemma or decision. The course encourages students to open their minds to the variety of opinions on leadership and entrepreneurial issues. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of the instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: SSC317 at Augusta

CSE110 - Word Processing Applications - ONLINE

This course provides hands-on instruction while giving students the opportunity to learn the most current word processing software used in business, industry and home applications. Students will have the guaranteed use of a computer during class to learn and apply advanced software features to various projects and problems. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

EDU103 - Preparing for Praxis CAS: Reading - ONLINE

This course will prepare individuals to take the Praxis Core Academic Skills Test in Reading. Students will become familiar with the structure and content of the Praxis Reading test through a review of the basic skills of reading comprehension, including the practices of skimming, previewing, locating answers, summarizing and evaluating a variety of different types of written material. Test-taking strategies, time management and organizational skills will be emphasized, as well as methods for reducing test anxiety. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

EDU104 - Preparing for Praxis CAS: Writing - ONLINE

This course will prepare individuals to take the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Test in Writing. Students will become familiar with the structure and content of the Praxis Writing test, including detailed instruction in the basic skills of writing in order to communicate effectively with correct and effective standard written English. Test- taking strategies, time management and organizational skills will be emphasized, as well as methods for reducing test anxiety. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

EDU107 - Preparing for Praxis CAS: Math - ONLINE

This course will prepare individuals to take the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Test in Mathematics. Students will become familiar with the structure and content of the Praxis Math test, including detailed instruction in constructs that are assessed: number and operations, algebra, geometry and measurement and data analysis and probability. Test-taking strategies, time management and organizational skills will be emphasized, as well as methods for reducing test anxiety. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

ELA101 - Recreation & Wellness Seminar - Hybrid & ONLINE - Karen Beeftink's section requires on-site lab meetings on the UMM campus August 2 & 3

This course is designed to help new students learn about the recreation opportunities in Downeast Maine and to further develop their appreciation for the connection between personal wellness and outdoor exploration. Students will gain outdoor skills while reading, discussing and reflecting on the role of outdoor recreation experiences on personal health, as well as in fostering environmental stewardship. The course will also discuss wellness concepts in the field as important components of a canoeing expedition and then review the concepts in greater detail in the classroom and through lab activities. Karen Beeftink's section requires on-campus lab sessions scheduled for August 2 & 3. On-campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu for Andrea Ednie's section. Karen Beeftink's section uses Moodle.

ENG102 - Introduction to Literature - ONLINE

An introduction to the study of literature through the discovery of the various genres, styles, periods and major figures of literature, and the methods through which such discoveries might be made. Though the content of the course will vary from course to course, a balance of reading and writing assignments will enhance students' appreciation and understanding of literature. Prerequisites: ENG 101, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu Access Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ENG102 at Augusta; ENG105 at Fort Kent

ENG113 - Introduction to Humanities - ONLINE

Introduction to representative works across the humanities: literature, visual art, music, theater, and philosophy. Though the major emphasis falls on literature, half of the class focuses on the other disciplines. With primary interest in the Western tradition, non-Western cultures will also be examined. Students will investigate the ways works speak for and against the times that created them. The study promotes independent thinking skills and cultivates careful communication. Prerequisite: ENG 101, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu Access Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: ENG102 at Presque Isle

ENG117 - Intro to Literary & Cultural Studies - ONLINE

An introduction to the goals, methods, and implications of literary analysis in the 21st century. The underlying assumption is that there is no such thing as a generic or standard reading of a literary work; all readings take place in and depend on a critical framework, whether that be explicit or implicit. From this starting point, the course is constructed around several critical approaches. One of these is a formalist approach in which students interpret the literary text on the basis of its formal features and stylistic conventions. Students will then explore other opposing and overlapping critical approaches, including but not limited to, feminist, Marxist, historicist, and psychological. Prerequisite: ENG 101 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ENG300W at Augusta; ENG181 at Farmington; ENG245 at USM

ENG210 - Beginning Creative Writing - ONLINE

An introductory writing course that focuses on the knowledge, attitudes, and techniques essential to successful creative writing. It is open to writers and aspiring writers of various levels of ability providing course prerequisites have been met. Genres treated include poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction. While much of the course consists of a workshop format, lectures and class discussions cover such topics as sentence effectiveness, writer's block, dynamics of language, metaphor, meter, characterization, plotting, dialogue, narrative point of view, scene construction, revision, and publication. Prerequisite: ENG 101, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu Access Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ENG351 at Augusta; ENG345 & ENG 348 at Fort Kent

ENG212 - Hollywood Classics - ONLINE

A study in the history and art of Hollywood movies from their origin in 1911 to the present, this course examines the forces that shape and reshape American Cinema. In this examination of the movie moguls, directors, stars, and moviegoers, students will come to see how the movies both reflect and influence the various eras of modern America. Prerequisite: ENG 101 and one 100-level literature course, or permission of instructor. Access to movies through library, purchase, rental, or subscription service required. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu Access Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: ENG289 at Augusta

ENG226 - Summer Reading List - ONLINE

A self-designed, self-paced, reading-intensive course in which students tackle the literary classics they've always wanted to read. From a Master List of major texts in American and British literature, students select their own summer reading lists that match guidelines provided by the instructor. Students then take individualized quizzes online at any time during the summer. This class entails a heavy reading load, but it does not require papers, participation or attendance. The entire emphasis is on a student's reading experience. Students can take this course up to two times. Prerequisite: one 100-level literature course, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

GIS204 - Intro to Global Positioning Systems - Web Hybrid - On-site lab meetings on the UMM campus July 19 & 20

Students will gain a knowledge of the Global Positioning System, using handheld receivers in the field to navigate and gather local information and entering the data into a computer to make maps. Topics to be covered include the basic principles of the technology, uses of GPS, sources of error, methods used to minimize error and prevent data loss, basic geodesy related to GPS and basic mapping software. Students will do several outdoor, hands-on activities with handheld Garmin and Trimble receivers, as well as mapping activities in the laboratory. They will be assessed on their laboratory worksheets, quizzes and a simple service project. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows. Experience with spreadsheets and high-school algebra are helpful. On-campus lab sessions are scheduled for July 19 & 20. On-campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details. Online computer use required. Students will be required to watch instructional videos on YouTube. This course uses Moodle.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: GEO103 at Fort Kent

GIS230 - Geographic Information Systems Applications I - Web Hybrid - On-site lab meetings on the UMM campus July 21–25

Understanding the fundamentals of a GIS through lecture, readings and computer activities. Students will learn to use a specific GIS software system and to define and complete a simple GIS project using existing data. This computer- intensive course includes a detailed discussion of what a GIS is, why GIS is being increasingly used today, sample applications, basic map concepts, how geographic and descriptive data are stored in the computer, and the steps in a typical GIS project. Project discussions will focus on defining project objectives, building and managing the digital database, identifying the needed data, locating and acquiring the data in digital form, performing the analysis, and presenting results. Prerequisite: knowledge of Windows recommended. On-campus lab sessions are scheduled for July 21–25. On-campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details. Online computer use required. Students must have access to a computer capable of running ArcGIS 10.2 software (see system requirements at http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/system- requirements/10.2/index.html#//015100000002000000). Students will receive a free one-year student license of the software. Students will be required to have a webcam and to participate in online synchronous sessions to be arranged to accommodate student schedules. Students will be required to watch instructional videos via YouTube. This course uses Moodle.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: ENV308 at Presque Isle; GEO280 at Fort Kent

HEA215 - Medical Terminology - ONLINE

This course is devoted to a study of medical terminology. Students gain the ability to understand complex medical terms. Students will be introduced to medical terminology by using prefixes, combining forms and suffixes. Spelling and pronunciation will also be emphasized. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

HTY301 - Maine & Local History - ONLINE

A chronological survey of Maine's economic, cultural, and political life from prehistory to the present. Themes include the impact of national developments on Maine, the role of location and physical environment in shaping life here, and sources of internal tension and division. Independent research on local history is a major component of the course. Prerequisite: HTY 115 or HTY 116, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: HTY310 at Augusta; HTY240 & HTY240S at Farmington; HTY210 at Orono; HTY375 at Presque Isle

HTY353 - Cold War America - ONLINE

Cold War America will analyze movies and documents from the period to help students understand the main issues that confronted the nation between the end of World War II and the Kennedy assassination. The course counts toward UMM’s Historical Perspectives requirement. Prerequisite: HTY 115 or HTY 116, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: HTY254 & HTY359 at Augusta; HTY238, HTY238S, HTY242S, HTY263S & HTY332 at Farmington; HTY382 at Fort Kent; HTY439 at Presque Isle

HUM113 - Introduction to Humanities - ONLINE

Introduction to representative works across the humanities: literature, visual art, music, theater, and philosophy. Though the major emphasis falls on literature, half of the class focuses on the other disciplines. With primary interest in the Western tradition, non-Western cultures will also be examined. Students will investigate the ways works speak for and against the times that created them. The study promotes independent thinking skills and cultivates careful communication. Prerequisite: ENG 101, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu Access Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account.
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: HON101 at USM

MAN313 - Managerial Decision Making - ONLINE

This course provides an examination of the issues of decision making including personal style, the external environment and internal political, cultural and ethical forces that affect the decision-making process in organizations. It goes beyond the understanding level of the introductory management courses to the level of application. Students develop both strategic and tactical problem-solving skills using cases and decision-making formulae. Prerequisite: Junior level or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

MAN318 - Human Behavior in Organizations - ONLINE

The interaction of formal organization structure with the human intellect and personality, which includes studying cultural diversity as it pertains to human behavior in organizations. The course is designed to enable the student to understand and examine important characteristics of an organization. The concepts enable the student to analyze, understand, predict and influence human behavior in that organization, thus creating a personal tool that will help increase personal effectiveness and achievement. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: BUA365, BUA365H, POS365 & POS365H at Augusta; BUS311 at Farmington; BUS344 at Fort Kent; BUS335 at Presque Isle

MAR324 - Consumer Behavior - ONLINE

A course to provide the student with an understanding of why people decide upon the products they purchase. The consumer decision process is stressed, as well as other aspects that influence consumers' behavior including cultural and subcultural influences. Social class and group influence, the family, the role of learning, attitudes, information search, the purchasing procedure and post-purchase processes are examined. Prerequisite: MAR 101, PSY 110 or SOC 114, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

MAT009 - Fundamentals of Mathematics - Interactive Television - T/W/Th 1:00-2:15PM

To prepare students for algebra and college-level mathematics, an understanding of arithmetic and pre-algebra topics and their mastery is emphasized. Special topics include the arithmetic operations of whole, fractional, and decimal numbers; applications of percentages; basic algebraic operations; and geometric concepts and measurement. Placement in MAT 9 is by the UMM Mathematics Placement test. Scientific calculator required. Pearson’s MyMathLab access code required. Purchase the access code separately at www.mymathlab.com if not included with textbook purchase. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: MAT009 & DSM025 at Augusta; MAT010 at Farmington; ASP070 at Fort Kent; DSM25A & ONM011 at Orono; MAT013 at Presque Isle; MAT009 at USM

MAT012 - Beginning Algebra - Interactive Television - T/W/Th 2:30-3:45PM

An introduction to the language and skills used for quantitative problem solving in all fields of inquiry and for subsequent work in mathematics. Topics include problem-solving skills, algebraic equations, inequalities, functions, polynomials, and systems of equations and inequalities. Prerequisite: initial placement or by completing MAT 9 with a minimum grade of C-. Scientific calculator required. Pearson’s MyMathLab access code required. Purchase the access code separately at www.mymathlab.com if not included with textbook purchase. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: MAT021, MAT030, DSM035 & MAT110 at Augusta; MAT011 at Farmington; DSM35A & ONM012 at Orono; MAT017 at Presque Isle; MAT010 & MAT050 at USM

MAT118 - History of Mathematics - Web Hybrid - On-site lab meetings on the UMM campus July 19 & 20

The goal of this course is to provide students interested in teaching middle- or high-school level mathematics, or others simply interested in the topic, the necessary understanding of the historical foundation of mathematics. The course will explore the origins of mathematics from anthropological and sociological viewpoints. It will then use this as a base for exploring the cultural development of basic numbering, arithmetic, basic statistics (mean, median, mode, etc.), simple probability, basic geometry, measurement (area, volume, etc.), patterns, including symmetry and basic networks, mathematical reasoning, and using mathematics to communicate. The development of these areas, all of which are contained in the Maine State Learning Results for middle and secondary grades, will be explored from various cultural perspectives including a selection from prehistoric, Native American, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Ancient Greek, Roman, Hindu, Islamic, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and European cultures. The course is designed to be a survey course that will allow for such a broad view of the development of mathematics. Prerequisite: MAT 102 or permission of instructor. On- campus lab sessions are scheduled for July 19 & 20. On-campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details.  Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: MAT320 at Farmington; MAT350 at Fort Kent

PHI 201 - Ethics - ONLINE

An examination of the task of ethics to elucidate the concept of the good life; to investigate ideas of obligation, duty, and responsibility; and to decide what ought to be done. The student explores traditional themes of right conduct. Through readings and discussions, these themes are applied to relevant contemporary issues such as war and terrorism, the connections between business and environmental ethics, sexuality, suicide and euthanasia and drug use. Prerequisite: ENG 101. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PHI250 & PHI250H at Augusta; PHI101H, PHI201 & PHI201H at Farmington; PHI100 at Orono; PHI152 & PHI321 at Presque Isle

POS313 - Intro to Policy Analysis - ONLINE

This course will introduce students to the art and science of policy analysis. The policy process will be introduced and used as an analytical tool to connect policy outcomes to political, social and economic and institutional inputs and constraints. The differences and overlap between analysis and advocacy will be considered. Specific applied policy analysis will include topical current issues, such as climate change, health care, education and same-sex marriage. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY201 - Developmental Psychology - ONLINE

A course concerned with the description and psychological explanation of changes in an individual's behavior and mental processes as a result of biological and experiential factors. Overviews of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development are provided. Prerequisite: PSY 110 or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PSY115, PSY308 & PSY308H at Augusta; PSY308 at Fort Kent; PSY205 at Presque Isle; HDR200 at USM

PSY224 - Community Psychology and Environments - Web Hybrid - On-site lab meetings on the UMM campus May 29, June 12 & June 26

This course utilizes the framework of community psychology to analyze human relationships with the physical environment, as well as social, cultural and economic environments. Community psychology focuses on understanding humans in communities. The discipline is also heavily influenced by public health and focused community-level prevention and intervention strategies. The course will also focus on relationships between people's well-being, social justice and environmental issues, such as the relationship between health, poverty, and pollution. Prerequisite: PSY 110 and CMY 101 or permission of instructor. On-campus lab sessions are scheduled for May 29, June 12 & June 26. On-campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

PSY230 - Abnormal Psychology - ONLINE

A course designed to provide an overview of the area of abnormal psychology and to introduce the student to different theoretical models, classifications, origins, and treatments of abnormal behavior. Prerequisite: PSY 110 and sophomore standing, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: PSY246 & PSY400 at Augusta; PSY209 at Farmington; PSY342 & PSY362 at Fort Kent; PSY205A, PSY212 & PSY312 at Orono; PSY235 at Presque Isle; PSY233 at USM

PSY313 - Counseling Diverse Populations - Web Hybrid - On-site lab meetings on the UMM campus May 30, June 13 & June 27

This counseling course is designed to help the student acquire the skills necessary to become a culturally competent mental health or social service practitioner, that is, someone who is sensitive to cultural differences and to their impact on human interactions. The course is based on the fundamental premise that cultural competence is an ongoing and multi-layered process working at personal, interpersonal, and organization-wide levels. Topics to be addressed include skills to increase cultural awareness and understanding, skills to foster effective interpersonal communication and organizational change strategies. Studies will learn to identify and understand culture as it operates on different social levels (class, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation). Students will also learn to identify the barriers to effective communication and positive relationships including how culture may be a barrier. Required for Provisional & Full MHRT Certification. Prerequisite: PSY 211 and PSY 302, or permission of instructor. On-campus lab sessions are scheduled for May 30, June 13 & June 27. On-campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

SED310 - Dimensions of Exceptionality in the Classroom - ONLINE

The purpose of this course is to provide an understanding of the characteristics and needs of K-12 students with exceptionalities. Students in this survey course will learn about a range of topics including the history of special education; the provisions of IDEA; relevant legal issues in special education; program planning and placement with an emphasis on inclusive practices; transitioning students to adulthood; classroom accommodations and modifications; and instruction of students with exceptionalities. Students will learn the characteristics of various disabilities, and how they affect individuals and their families. Factors that put students at risk, cultural and linguistic diversity, and giftedness are also explored. Prerequisite: EDU 210, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: EDU387 at Augusta; SED125 & SED360 at Farmington; SED310 at Fort Kent; SED302 at Orono; EDU387 at Presque Isle; SED335 at USM

SED311 - Working with Families who have Children with Disabilities - ONLINE

This is an in-depth analysis of families with children who have disabilities. Using a lifespan approach, the class will explore the experiences of families and their journeys through the special education and adult service/support system. The class will also examine literature related to family systems and family functions, discuss and practice effective communication skills to use when interacting with family members, and examine some of the primary concerns expressed by family members. Woven throughout the course will be ongoing discussions about the ethical and moral decisions that face professional educators as they attempt to support and provide services to families and students with disabilities. Prerequisite: SED 310, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

SED365 - Differentiated Instructional Strategies - ONLINE

A course designed to provide K-12 pre-service teachers with the knowledge and skills to create and teach lessons that are varied to meet the individual learning needs of all students. Students will engage in various activities through which they will learn to implement teaching strategies designed to create multiple paths so that students with varying abilities, interests or learning needs experience appropriate ways to use, develop and apply concepts as part of the learning process. Students will learn how to differentiate instruction by varying the content, process and/or product in their units and lessons to meet the needs of all learners. A field experience is required. Prerequisite: SED 310, or permission of instructor. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu

SED380 - Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders - ONLINE

Students in this course will gain knowledge of the IDEA and DSM-IV definitions of Autism Spectrum Disorders, prevalence and possible causes. Characteristics, teaching strategies, adaptations, and related disorders secondary to Autism Spectrum Disorders will be explored. Online computer use required. Computers are available at University College centers statewide and at sites by appointment. Access BlackBoard at www.courses.maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here is the transfer equivalent: SED380 at Fort Kent

SPE104 - Public Speaking - Web Hybrid - On-site lab meetings on the UMM campus August 8 & 9

Students will investigate and put into practice the various styles and methods of communicating publicly, from notes, ex tempore, memorized, and reading aloud. Students will learn the skills relevant to good speech communication: conception, organization, techniques of generating interest, the use of audio-visual aids, audience inclusion and involvement, and overcoming performance apprehension. On-campus lab sessions are scheduled for August 8 & 9. On- campus accommodations are available for a modest fee for students traveling from outside the local area. Contact the instructor for details. This course uses textbook-publisher content from McGraw-Hill. You will be able to use this content by entering an access key. This key is included in the purchase of a new textbook or can be purchased separately when purchasing a used textbook. High-speed online computer use and web cam required. Visit McGraw-Hill at http://connect.mcgraw-hill.com/class/spe104summer2014 to purchase access and ebook. Computers are available at centers statewide and at sites by appointment, although web cams may not be available at sites and centers. Synchronous meetings are arranged by Doodle poll. Google+, including Circles, Drive, Community & Hangouts will be used to conduct this course. Students will need to create a Google+ account and profile prior to the start of classes. Access Google applications through Google Drive at gmail.maine.edu and sign in with your UMS account. For more instruction on creating a Google+ account or the particulars of this course, contact the instructor at lathearn@maine.edu
This UMM course may transfer into your major at another UMS university. Here are the transfer equivalents: COM101, COM102, COM104 & SPE101 at Augusta; ENG200 at Fort Kent; CMJ102, CMJ103, CMJ106, COM103 & SPE101A at Orono; COM110 at Presque Isle; THE170 at USM

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