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Reading Certificate

September 01, 2014 - May 29, 2015

The USC Reading Certificate program is designed to equip you with the skills and competencies to meet your students' needs in literacy. As an approved program by the CA Commission on Teacher Credentialing, our program helps you become an expert in literacy.

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Program Objectives

Learn to plan, evaluate and implement K-12 Reading/Language Arts programs effectively

Diagnose reading difficulties using a battery of assessments to identify readers' needs

Design comprehensive instructional plans to re-mediate reading instruction

Create a Professional Dossier that catalogues your ...

Differentiated Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students

September 01, 2014 - June 10, 2015

The Differentiated Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students is an online certificate program comprised of four distinct modules or units of study. The modules progress in both depth and complexity and build upon previously introduced concepts and lessons.

Program Focus

Throughout each module, students learn and discuss the dimensions of the gifted curriculum with each module answering the following questions: "What is differentiation?" "How is effective curriculum taught?" and "What should teachers observe in relationship to student learning responses and outcomes?"

The Differentiated Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Students uses the tenets of differentiated curriculum for ...

ArcGIS Essentials Short Course

Day 1: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Day 2: 9 a.m. – noon

August 20, 2014 - August 21, 2014

The ArcGIS Essentials Short Course will cover a variety of lessons, which are listed below.  The majority of lessons will be taught on Day 1, with Day 2 serving as an additional half-day to continue lessons and receive project guidance.  Instructors can provide guidance to help you start your own GIS project, as time permits.

 

The course is taught by Dornsife Faculty at the Spatial Sciences Institute at USC, which is committed to exploring the various ways in which space can be used to acquire, represent, organize, analyze, model, and visualize ...

Documentation for Reimbursement

July 25, 2014 - July 25, 2014

Effective documentation and coding are critical issues in educational, research, and clinical practice environments.  Rules and regulations as well as penalties and sanctions have become increasing complex and far reaching.  The information presented in this course will provide participants with an understanding of basic compliance principles, specific concepts relevant to the practice, documentation, billing, and coding of occupational therapy services, and critical updates of regulatory changes and new proposed rules.    

Learning Objectives:

- Understand the standards for and be able to effectively document “medical necessity” in compliance with 3rd party payer guidelines.

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Supply Chain Management Online (Fall 2014)

August 27, 2014 - September 17, 2014

The Program

Learn how to carefully evaluate your firm's supply chain by creating an effective design and policies that maximize return on investments while improving ability to serve customers. In particular, the online Supply Chain Management program will help you identify the drivers of financial and operational performance, including both intra- and inter- organizational relationships. This program is structured for participants to directly utilize the ideas and tools learned in the online sessions in their own business operations.

Objectives