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  Jan 24, 2018
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EDUC 585 7 Habits for Effective Educators

3 Credits

This course is designed to help educators become more effective in their personal and professional lives, thus enhancing the lives of their students. We will use Stephen R. Coveys, # 1 National Bestseller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People as the framework for the course. Concepts of study include: personal growth, interpersonal leadership, empathetic communication, creative cooperation and balanced self-renewal. There will be an emphasis on how these concepts transcend into our classrooms and provide the foundation for how we embrace teaching and learning. Students will examine how our habits shape our lives and define our character. They will explore our current level of stress and how our viewpoints on our circle of influence vs. circle of control affect the outcome of each situation. Participants will examine how continuous learning is part of what keeps us feeling empowered in our relationships and accomplished in our work. Through highly engaging, interactive and reflective activities, this course is bound to transform the lives of each participant, while simultaneously, giving them tools to take back to their classrooms.

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