Online Courses for Summer 2019

Term I: May 13–July 7
Term II: July 8–September 1

All courses are 3 credits. Design for User Experience courses are $445 per credit (see Undergraduate Tuition and Fees). All other courses are $650 per credit (see Graduate Tuition and Fees).

To register for an online course, call 877.4LESLEY or email online@lesley.edu.

Design for User Experience

Explore the human factors involved in designing solutions that provide users with intuitive experiences across an ecosystem of products, services, and systems. See Design for User Experience course offerings for both Terms I and II below.

  • Term I: May 13–July 7

    USER EXPERIENCE I (IDESN 1500)

    This course will provide students with an overview of User Experience (UX), design methods, and the role of research in designing for user experience.
    See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    INTRODUCTION TO WEB DESIGN (IDESN 2115)

    Students explore the use of basic design principles in the web environment, and are introduced to new concepts in interactivity and site navigation.
    See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    UX BUSINESS PRACTICES (IDESN 2810)

    This course introduces students to the business of design. Students use information on budgets, salaries, freelance rates, project planning, and project proposals to understand their role in a business environment. See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    HISTORY OF MODERN DESIGN (IAHIS 2100)

    This course examines transformations of form during the modern period (c. 850 to the present), with emphasis on the crosscurrents between the various fields of design.
    See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    To register for an online course, call 877.4LESLEY or email online@lesley.edu.
  • Term II: July 8–September 1

    TYPOGRAPHY I (IDESN 2220)

    A deep-dive into the study of letterforms, typefaces, type identification, classification, and nomenclature. Course work includes typographic form and structure; including consideration of the micro (individual letters) outward to the macro (a page of text with clear hierarchical structure). See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    DIGITAL CULTURE (IAHIS 1700)

    This course explores the ways in which digital technologies and interactive technologies are fundamentally restructuring our social, political, economic, and cultural experiences.
    See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    ELEMENTS OF INTERFACE (IDESN 2750)

    This course focuses interface design through the creation of a consistent visual language for interface appearance and usability. See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    HISTORY OF INTERFACE (IAHIS 2105)

    This course examines the history of interface from the 19th century to present through a chronological study of various tools and technologies created for human computer interaction.
    See Course Catalog page. Course also available for non-credit.

    To register for an online course, call 877.4LESLEY or email online@lesley.edu.

     

Literacy and Reading

Develop ways to integrate reading and writing into lesson plans, and consider topics like cultural responsiveness, linguistics, and content literacy.

Term I Courses, May 13-July 7, 2019

Content Literacy / Culturally Responsive Teaching / Literature and Learning in the K-8 Classroom / Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling in the Reading Writing Classroom K-3 / Shared Leadership for School Improvement

Term II Courses, July 8-September 1, 2019

Essential Linguistics: What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Language / Intentional Teaching in a Readers' Workshop (K-2 or 3-8) / Perspectives on Literacy, Learning, and Teaching / The Teaching of Writing K-12

Literacy and Reading Course Descriptions

Special Education

Explore how to adapt instruction to different learning styles and connect with students with and without disabilities.

Science, Mathematics, & Technology

Learn methods for helping all students succeed in STEM-related subjects.