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Retired Courses - Maalot Educational Network

Descriptions and credit recommendations for all evaluated learning experiences

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - October 2015.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: recognize and describe the various aspects of the self (physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual, etc.) and their interaction with each other; utilize techniques that encourage awareness of self (e.g., yoga, biofeedback, guided imagery, etc.); apply the concepts of will, choice, and morality; assess skills, strengths, and weaknesses, and formulate interventions based on these assessments: and facilitate client's integration of various aspects of the self into a holistic self.

Instruction:

Topics include: awareness, self-management, definition of self, access of self, somatic awareness, sensory awareness, imagination and its aspects, emotional awareness, practical and theoretical intelligence and application to coaching. Instructional methods include: lecture, discussion, in-class exercises and coaching role play.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 15 semester hours in Psychology or Counseling (10/10). NOTE: All five courses in the Life Coaching Program must be successfully completed in order to qualify for credit recommendations. 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - October 2015.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate proficiency in facilitating clients' principle-based planning; clarify clients' personal values; facilitate clients' clarification of goals;utilize various strategies and structures as a means of attaining internal and external commitment and accountability; facilitate clients' movement through the four stages of action; and facilitate clients' ability to sustain and maintain success.

Instruction:

This course may be delivered in a classroom or online format. Major topics include: principle-based planning,value-based planning, goal setting, commitment and accountability, four steps of action, sustaining and building on success. Instructional methods include: lecture, discussion, in-class exercises and coaching role play.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 15 semester hours in Psychology or Counseling (10/10). NOTE: All five courses in the Life Coaching Program must be successfully completed in order to qualify for credit recommendations. 

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates:

September 2009 - April 2016.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: design with color, compose dynamically and use color strategically in proportion to hue, value, intensity, and temperature in a visual composition.

Instruction:

Major topics are putting color theory into practice; development of color throughout history; experimenting with color in period styles; light and shadow in portraiture; experimenting using gauche and acrylic; and the use of color in print media.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Art (2/11).

Location:
Maalot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - April 2016.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: engage in literary interpretation through discussion of a range of texts from a variety of genres. Some topics addressed include form, voice, structure, and technique and their individual implications on literary texts. Throughout the semester, students progressively acquire skills that shape their critical and analytical thought processes and introduce them to the rudiments of multi-leveled interpretation and the search for a deeper understanding of text.

Instruction:

Students learn to identify the characteristics and functions of the various rhetorical devices and figures of speech, examining how the synthesis and implementation of these components formulate great literary works. Through consistent study of the use of setting, character, plot, theme, symbolism, point of view, voice, etc., students become fluent in recognizing the organization of various literary genres such as short story, poetry, exposition or essay, and become proficient in producing responsive writings. Subsequently, students learn to prepare and strategies for the production of a projected discourse.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in English (2/11).

Location:
Ma'alot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
52 hours
Dates:

September 2009 - April 2016.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: utilize industry-standard software applications to create multimedia files for presentations and the web; master the technical use of the tools and menu options to create professional designs; demonstrate a thorough understanding of the computer software applications' capabilities; demonstrate increased levels of comfort and speed using the computer software application; and synthesize theory with technical and creative skills to provide multiple solutions to technical challenges.

Instruction:
This course may be delivered in a classroom or online format. The goal of this course is mastery and synthesis of technical and creative skills in utilizing an industry-standard multimedia software application for presentation and web animations. Emphasis is placed on fostering independence in the learning process so that students can continue to upgrade their skills independently long after they have completed this course.
Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 4 semester hours in Art (2/11).

Location:
Ma'alot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - April 2016.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate the ability to plan a program of play and recreational activities for children in a group setting; appropriately modify and tailor play and recreational activities to meet the developmental needs of each individual child in a group; implement the program of individual and group activities in a manner consistent with the plan; and evaluate the outcomes of the implemented program.

Instruction:

Major topics are:  motor, cognitive, social and emotional development of young children, and the use of creative play, cooperative games, sports and recreational activities for pre-school through the elementary years.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education (2/11). 

Location:
Ma'alot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks).

Dates:

September 2009 - April 2016.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: demonstrate comprehension and proficiency in the technical aspects of photographing with a digital camera and accompanying equipment; exhibit an understanding of photography as an art; demonstrate knowledge of the historic and contemporary photography trends; apply historic and contemporary photography trends within photographs; develop methods to visually represent the world in terms of aesthetics, emotional expression, and truths; develop and demonstrate creative expression through the selection composition, lighting, and texture of the photograph's subject; integrate technical and creative theory and practice to produce creative, professional photographs; exhibit computer skills to utilize the internet as a communication tool and to create a digital portfolio; utilize professional computer software to edit and enhance digital photographs; produce a digital portfolio consisting of the best photographs of all the course's projects; and demonstrate the ability to provide constructive criticism to peer designs.

Instruction:

Major topics include: overview of fine art photography masters and their photographic styles; developing proficiency with technical aspects of photographing with a digital camera and its accessories; developing image editing skills for photographers utilizing a professional software application; developing skills in seeking and developing creative compositions for successful photographs; and creating a portfolio of best photographs shot throughout the course.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Art (2/11).

Location:
Ma'alot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:

39 hours (13 weeks). 

Dates:

September 2009 - April 2016.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: discuss the purpose of file structure design; discuss data compression and space issues; explain and implement efficient file structures such as B-trees, hashing and extendible hashing; demonstrate an understanding of the various file types; and write programs using the files.

Instruction:

Major topics are: goals of file design, storage devices, data compression and space issues, sorting and searching techniques, indexing, B-trees, hashing, extendible hashing, sequential file processing, direct file processing, consequential processing, indexed files, relative files, inverted files, and files in C++.

Credit recommendation:

In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Computer Science (2/11).

Location:
Ma'alot, Jerusalem, and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - October 2015.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define coaching; describe coaching in its various forms; describe ethical and professional behavior demanded of a coach as outlined by the International Coaching Federation; describe and adhere to all areas of competency required of a coach as outlined by the International Coaching Federation; and distinguish between coaching and other helping models.

Instruction:

Topics include: the history and definition of coaching; ethics of coaching; coaching competency; models of coaching; collegiality and the business of coaching.  Methods include lecture, discussion, in-class exercises and coaching role play.

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 15 semester hours in Psychology or Counseling (10/10). NOTE: All five courses must be successfully completed in order to qualify for credit recommendations. 

Location:
Ma'alot, Jerusalem,and other authorized locations.
Length:
39 hours (13 weeks).
Dates:

September 2009 - April 2016.

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: list major issues relating to Jewish day schools, such as the history of Jewish day schools, the mission and administrative structure of day schools, and the dynamics between various components of the school. Additionally, students  gain an appreciation of various issues that impact education, such as working with culturally diverse and special populations, working with "at risk" children, identifying and understanding the needs of children with disabilities, and working with preschool and middle school children, Students also gain an an appreciation and awareness of cooperative learning, multiple intelligences, and the psychological evaluation process.

Instruction:

This course focuses on the study of the role and history of the Jewish day school in the North American community in general. The internal dynamics of day schools are examined, as are the needs of at-risk students, preschool and middle school students, and those with disabilities and the impact of certain factors on their education. NOTE: Major topics from this course were incorporated into Seminar in Social Psychology (PSY379). 

Credit recommendation:

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Education (2/11).

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