Conference/Workshop Follow-Up Credits: Professional Reflection and Application

CI 810:  Professional Reflection and Application
Tackle a Goal or Challenge for Your Students!

In this self-paced, fully-online course, work at your own pace to develop and implement new ideas gained from the conference, to meet your students’ needs or help them reach your goals for their learning.  You will create resources, lessons, units, or activities tailored to your students’ needs.  Use your new learning in your teaching and reflect on the effectiveness of the changes.

Cost:  $100 course fee plus $60 per credit ($180 for three)

Due dates available at the end of each term – September, December, March, or June.


  1.  Register online:
    Three credits:  $100 course fee plus $180 for three PSU graduate quarter credits, $280 total cost
  2. Pay the $100 course fee through PayPal:
    (Note:  The PSU credit fee is billed later in the term, by PSU, through your Banweb account.)
  3.  Prepare for PSU registration:
    You will fill out your PSU paperwork after you submit your registration and payment using the links above.  Prior to registration, you will need your PSU student ID number.
    If you have attended PSU at any time in the past, your student ID will be the same number you used in the past.  If you do not remember your ID number, please contact PSU.  Contact information can be found by clicking here.
    If you have never attended PSU in the past, you will need to obtain a PSU student ID number.  This number can be used for any PSU professional development course in the future.  The one-time application cost is $25.  Please click here and scroll down to “Continuing Education Applicant” to apply for your PSU student ID.  You will need to complete this step prior to registration.
  4. Email tina (at) literacyeducationservices (dot) com to receive your registration form, syllabus, and instructions.  You will receive your PSU registration form, syllabus, and course instructions via email.
  5. Research strategies to meet your goals and your students’ needs, learn a lot, and complete the follow-up assignments at your own pace.  Please feel free to email the instructor, Tina Hargaden, at any time.  Email tina (at) literacyeducationservices (dot) com.
  6. Submit your assignments by 8 PM on the due date.  Assignments are submitted via email.  We follow a “success-oriented” policy on grading your work.  In the unlikely case that your assignments do not meet the criteria in the syllabus and instructions, you will receive an email from the instructor with instructions on how to modify your work to meet the course requirements.  Our goal is to help you earn an A!  Unsatisfactory work will be assigned a grade of “M” (missing grade) until it satisfies course requirements.  If an extension is needed, please contact the instructor to work out a completion plan.  Email tina (at) literacyeducationservices (dot) com.
  7. Print your unofficial transcript or order your official transcript through Banweb.