Topic: Behavior Management/Social Skills
Instructor: Caryn Chavez
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: Professional Development Institute
Center Offered: OLPD

Course Description:

Anti-Bullying Strategies for Primary Grades

This course will inform classroom teachers about bullying at the K-3 grade levels.  Teachers will learn about the myths, facts, research and current events that surround bullying.  Teachers will be introduced to the different types of bullying and the various roles involved in bullying.  Effective strategies will be covered to help teachers assess, prevent, and reduce bullying in the classroom and school.  Such strategies include creating positive relationships with students and integrating cooperative learning and character education into the curriculum.  Teachers will understand how to properly intervene during incidents of bullying and learn how to create a safe learning environment for students.

Course notes: You can register and begin the course at any time and have until the end of Ashland University’s academic year to complete it. Plan to spend a minimum of two weeks in the course. Once you complete your course, your grade will be submitted to Ashland University for processing. This course is web-based so you can access it from any computer with internet access. It is also self-paced, so you can work entirely at your own pace, when it is convenient for you. There are no specific times you must be online and no individual deadline dates for assignments. They can be submitted any time, so long as everything has been submitted by the end of the academic term. Once your registration has been processed by Ashland University, you will receive an email confirmation and course access instructions from PDI within 24 business hours.

Cost: $600
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018
Contact E-mail:

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    online, self-paced format
Course Number: EDU*6130*A3
Academic Term: 18/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU