Cupola Connect May 5, 2011
  Special Edition: Summer Study at MBC
   Summer Study at MBC   Mary Baldwin students have been enrolling in summer courses at Mary Baldwin College for years, but did you know that alumnae/i and friends of the college can also enrich their education by choosing from dozens of summer classes? Some are offered completely online, while others require sessions on campus or at one of our regional centers. You can choose from among a wide variety of classes this summer and earn credit toward a degree, for teacher licensure or recertification, or just for fun! Call the Adult Degree Program office at 540-887-7003 by May 20 to register.
   
  Summer Session   Summer Session
May 23 to August 13
Classes offered online and at regional centers in Charlottesville, Richmond, Roanoke, and South Boston
> MBC alumna Lin Lin Aung '03 will teach a class about Southeast Asia's  modern political, economic, and cultural history. Aung, a native of Burma (now Myanmar), has international experience as program manager with the International Youth Foundation.
> Sign up for Introduction to Criminal Justice to be part of one of MBC's newest and most popular majors. Gain an overview of the social creation of crime and social responses to crime in an online course with instructor Jim Williams.
> Join one of Mary Baldwin's newest full-time faculty, assistant professor of psychology Matthew Hunsinger, in Fundamentals of Human Memory and Cognition. You'll learn how we take in information from our environment and make sense of it, how we store and retrieve information in memory, and how we manipulate information and knowledge for problem-solving and communication.
> Those looking for graduate courses need look no further than Graduate Teacher Education offerings in Environment-Based Learning. Summer is the ideal time to discover how to integrate the great outdoors into classroom lessons. Environment Based Learning
Summer Slideshow
  Summer Week   Summer Week
June 20–24
Begin your study with an intensive week of classes on the Staunton campus, and finish up coursework by August 13
> For the first time since she arrived at Mary Baldwin, President Pamela Fox will lead a course, Introduction to Listening. Drawing on her background as professor of musicology and dean of the School of Fine Arts at Miami University of Ohio, Fox will use new iPad technology to teach a general introduction to western music.
> Whether you're caring for older relatives or coming to the realization that we are all getting older, Aging is a topic that affects each one of us. Carey Usher, associate professor of sociology, leads a course that explores society’s provisions for the aged and methods used in working with their special needs.
> Enrolling in Elementary School Methods and Practicum with Professor of Education Jim McCrory is one way to get a jump on a requirement for teacher licensure and learn instructional planning and classroom management. A field experience integrates theory with practice.
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