The PLC at Work™ Process Today – Graduate Credit

The PLC at Work™ Process Today – Graduate Credit

By: Rebecca DuFour, Richard DuFour, Robert Eaker, Thomas W. Many, Mike Mattos

Through this self-paced online course, you'll explore how educators are applying research-based strategies and protocols to transform their schools into high-performing PLCs.

What you'll learn

  • To examine every practice and policy in light of their impact on learning
  • The history of school reform and the impact of PLCs
  • Understand and apply proven PLC systems and protocols
  • How and why to develop reciprocal accountability and a collaborative culture within PLCs
  • The importance of maintaining a focus on continuous improvement
  • The relevance and applicability of job embedded learning for teachers
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The PLC at Work™ Process Today – Graduate Credit
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The PLC at Work™ Process Today – Graduate Credit

Graduate Online Course Syllabus

For more information about this course, please call 800.733.6786.

Through this self-paced online course, you'll explore how educators are applying proven, research-based strategies and protocols to transform their schools into high-performing professional learning communities. Come to a better understanding of the PLC at Work™ process, and discover how teachers and administrators are redefining their roles and responsibilities in ways that lead to a collaborative, results-oriented culture that enhances both student and adult learning.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the PLC at Work™ process.
  • Investigate the history of school reform and the impact of PLCs.
  • Explore the three big ideas, the six essential characteristics, and the four critical questions that drive the work of members of a PLC.
  • Examine the elements of successful implementation and the importance of establishing a culture that is simultaneously loose and tight.
  • Understand the importance of continuous job-embedded learning for educators.

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Includes assigned reading from:

Learning by Doing

Learning by Doing

The third edition of this comprehensive action guide includes new strategies, tools, and tips for building high-performing professional learning communities. Use the PLC process to establish effective teaching methods, curriculum development, and assessment strategies specific to your school or district.


Additional Information

CEU Online Course

Product Code: OTK009

Video Introduction  -  View preview
A Deeper Reading
  • Chapter 1 – A guide to action for Professional Learning Communities at Work™
  • Chapter 2 – A clear and compelling purpose
Key Things to Remember
Quiz
Conclusion
Video Introduction
A Deeper Reading
  • Chapter 5 – Esablishing a focus on learning
  • Chapter 7 – Responding when some students don’t learn
Key Things to Remember
Quiz
Conclusion
Video Introduction
A Deeper Reading
  • Chapter 3 – Building the collaborative culture of a professional learning community
  • Chapter 10 – Implementing the professional learning community process districtwide
Key Things to Remember
Quiz
Conclusion
Video Introduction
A Deeper Reading
  • Chapter 4 – Creating a results driven orientation in a professional learning community
  • Chapter 6 – Creating team-developed common formative assessments
Key Things to Remember
Quiz
Conclusion

For a visual breakdown of what you can expect from our courses, see our Online Course Credit Types feature chart.

CEU

  • 15 contact hours
  • You may be able to apply course completion toward license renewal. For information on license renewal, please check with your state.
  • 12 months to complete

Graduate Credit

  • 42 contact hours
  • Graduate credit provided through Lynchburg College, see FAQ section below for admission information.
  • 12 months to complete

For more information, call Customer Service at 800.733.6786.

How long does the course take?


CEU course15 hours

Graduate Credit Course42 hours1 Graduate Credit

How long do I have access to complete the course? You will have access to the online course for 1 year.

Can I work at my own pace? Every course is self-paced and accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Can I work on the course on my iPad or iPhone? Yes.

How is my work on the course scored? For CEU course, all course components must be completed and all self-graded quizzes must be completed with a passing score.

For Graduate Credit course, all course components must be completed. Self-graded quizzes must be completed with a passing score. Module written reflections, mid-terms and finals are scored by an expert facilitator based on a rubric that is available within the course.

How can I tell if the credits will apply to my state requirements? CEU credits vary by state and district. Check with your state or district educational websites.

I want to change some of the names and emails I sent in for my district. Is it too late? Changing names or emails may cause a delay in accessing the course. If the course has been accessed, we cannot issue a refund.

What if I have trouble accessing the course? Call 800.728.0032 Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Eastern, or email onlinecourses@solutiontree.com. Be prepared to give your browser name and version (for example, Internet Explorer 10).

Need more information? Visit our FAQ page for more information, or call Customer Service at 800.733.6786.


Graduate Credit Information

What university provides the Graduate Credit? Lynchburg College

The steps below provide a guide for working through the admissions process. Your admissions will allow the course and credit to be posted on an official transcript here at the College.

Step 1: Admissions Process
Submit the following two items to the Office of Graduate Studies, Lynchburg College, 1501 Lakeside Drive, Lynchburg, VA 24501:

  1. Lynchburg College Graduate Non-degree online application available at https://admissions.lynchburg.edu/apply/ and be sure to indicate the course number/name as your reason for enrollment and no application fee will be needed;
  2. An official transcript reflecting your bachelor’s or master’s degree.

When these items are received and reviewed, your admissions letter will be sent to you via email.

Step 2: Course Registration
The admissions email will contain directions for enrollment in the course for the applicable term: spring term (January through April); summer term (May through July); and fall term (August through November).

Step 3: Transcript Request
Upon completion of the course, the transcript request form can be accessed at http://www.lynchburg.edu/academics/registrar/order-a-transcript/. Transcripts will be available at the conclusion of each term: mid-May for spring terms, mid-August for summer terms, and late December for fall terms.

Additional Information
Please contact: Dr. Bobbi F. Johnson, Coordinator of Graduate and Special Programs, at 434.544.8513 or johnson_bf@lynchburg.edu.

My school is outside the US. How can I tell if the credits will apply internationally?
Please contact: Dr. Bobbi F. Johnson, Coordinator of Graduate and Special Programs, at 434.544.8513 or johnson_bf@lynchburg.edu.

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