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Rights & Responsibilities in the Disciplinary Process

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Rights & Responsibilities in the Disciplinary Process

Valley City State University

  • Tuition: $180.00
  • Tuition: $170.00
  • (You Save: $10.00)
  • Number of: Hours 15
  • 1 university semester credits, 1 university quarter credits
    (university fees are additional)
  • System Requirements
What you need to know

CE Credits Online and Valley City State University (VCSU) are pleased to offer you online professional development courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.  VCSU offers post-baccalaureate, 700-level credits based on a semester system.

University credit fees are included in the price listed in the catalog when enrolling from this page.  If enrolling from a different page the cost is $50 per credit, plus a $10 processing fee, payable to CE Credits Online.

Step 1: Initiating Your University Credit Request
CE Credits Online is the course provider and Valley City State University is the accrediting institution. The VCSU Office of Extended Learning issues the university credit, at a cost of $50 per credit. Upon completion of your course, you have two weeks to apply for VCSU university credit. Once CE Credits Online has verified that all your coursework is completed and approved, and we have received the credit fees, and any other fees, your completion paperwork will be sent to Valley City State University for processing at the end of each month. The processing of your credits can take up to 6-8 weeks from the time of your request.

Step 2: Confirming Your VCSU University Credit Request Has Been Processed
It can take VCSU 4 to 6 weeks to process your request once they have received it. You will know that you have been processed by logging on to CampusConnection and printing a free unofficial transcript. Accessing Grade Reports (Transcripts) Through CampusConnection http://www.vcsu.edu/extend/vp.htm?p=1018 Follow the onscreen directions

Step 3: Ordering an Official Transcript
Transcripts should be ordered after you have confirmed your unofficial transcript is available from VCSU.

A copy of the academic transcript may be obtained through the Office of the Registrar. Only the student may request the transcript. You can find more information on official transcripts at http://www.vcsu.edu/registrar/vp.htm?p=171

 
Course Description

Course Description:

This course will guide teachers and administrators toward understanding their school’s discipline policies and to better understand and manage disruptive and violent behaviors. It is designed to help create and maintain save and orderly environments. Participants will identify the practical and legal definitions of force as well as their rights and responsibilities, particularly regarding the use of physical restraint. They will also learn to correctly describe and document incidents and explore strategies and techniques that are preventative. This course is an essential tool for all school personnel.

Course Objectives:

  • To investigate teacher and administrator rights and responsibilities in regards to the school’s discipline policies.
  • To adopt non-physical strategies and techniques while disciplining.
  • To define and interpret legal terms regarding use of physical restraint.
  • To correctly describe and document responses to disruptive incidents.
Syllabus
  • Course:
    The Constructive Discipline Series
  • Prerequisites:
    None

Course Description:

This course will guide teachers and administrators toward understanding their school's discipline policies and to better understand and manage disruptive and violent behaviors. It is designed to help create and maintain safe and orderly environments. Participants will identify the practical and legal definitions of force as well as their rights and responsibilities, particularly regarding the use of physical restraint. They will also learn to correctly describe and document incidents and explore strategies and techniques that are preventative. This course is an essential tool for all school personnel.

Course Objectives:

  • To investigate teacher and administrator rights and responsibilities in regards to the school’s discipline policies.
  • To adopt non-physical strategies and techniques while disciplining.
  • To define and interpret legal terms regarding use of physical restraint.
  • To correctly describe and document responses to disruptive incidents.

Student Expectations:

Students will be required to:

  • Research the discipline policies of their school.
  • Complete written self-reflection exercises.
  • Complete on-line tests.
  • Post answers to questions to the on-line forum.

Credit:

Upon completion of the course, students can decide if they would like to receive credit and from which university they would like to receive credit.Please see University Affiliations under the Information Center for the cost per credit.

Class Outline:

  • Lesson 1
    • 1.a Situations in Schools
    • 1.b Examples of Incidents
    • 1.c Imagine a Situation
  • Lesson 2
    • 2.a Force Defined
    • 2.b Who Gets to Decide?
  • Lesson 3
    • 3.a Necessary and Reasonable
    • 3.b Necessary Defined
    • 3.c Reasonable Defined
    • 3.d Making Decisions
    • 3.e Documenting Your Decision
  • Lesson 4
    • 4a. Necessary & Reasonable – Expanded Definitions
    • 4b. Physical Factors You Can Consider
    • 4c. Does an Alternative Exist?
  • Midterm
  • Lesson 5
    • 5a. More On Alternatives to the Use of Force
    • 5b. Assessing the Situation
    • 5c. Must You Act Now?
    • 5d. On How People Cope With Stress
  • Lesson 6
    • 6a. Alternatives to Using Force ” Your School's Policy
    • 6b. No School Policy
    • 6c. IEPs and Use of Force
  • Lesson 7
    • 7b. Review
    • Evaluation
    • Final Exam
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  • Standards-based 
  • University credits available* 
  • Asynchronous – start at any time – 24/7
  • Self-paced – work at your own pace and convenience 
  • Completely online – no commuting, parking, missed classes and no dress code
  • User friendly and engaging with numerous videos that model new strategies and skills 

*University Credits: All CE Credits Online courses are eligible for University Credit. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information. (University credit fees are additional)

We are affiliated with the Valley City State University (VCSU) located in Valley City, North Dakota.

Approved for graduate level semester credits
   45 hours = 3 semester credits
   30 hours = 2 semester credits
   15 hours = 1 semester credit

Receiving VCSU Semester Credits: On or about the 1st of every month CECO submits completion paperwork to VCSU along with the participant’s fee of $50 per credit. Processing the credits through VCSU can take up to 4-6 weeks once they receive the paperwork and fees. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information. (University credit fees are additional)

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  • High-quality online professional learning courses designed to improve teaching and student achievement.
  • 100% online - no commuting, no missed classes, and no dress code.
  • Self-paced courses, offering participants the flexibility to work anytime, anywhere, 24/7.
  • All CE Credit Online courses are eligible for University Credits (for an additional fee) through our university affiliates. Please visit our University Affiliation page for more information.

Our courses cover a variety of instructional areas and meet the needs of many educator groups, including;

  • Reading / Language Arts
  • Instructional Strategies
  • English Language Learners (ELL)
  • Transforming Instruction with Technology
  • Classroom and Behavior Management
  • Creating Effective Learning Environments
  • Beginning Teachers
  • Special Education
  • Counseling
  • Support Staff