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Procedures and Regulations for ZOOM Online Proctoring:

  • Each applicant should plan to sit for 2 ½ hours, 2 hours for the exam plus two 15-minute breaks (if needed); However, we will plan the Zoom time frame for a total of 4 Hrs, 8:30am - 12:30pm, to allow time to set up the testing environment, to discuss testing expectations, answer any questions, etc.
  • Applicants should be prepared to participate in a Zoom meeting at least 48-Hours prior to the test date to meet Lois Lewis and discuss exam preparations and the required testing environment.
  • The testing environment should consist of the following:
  • Be in a private, well-lit room.
  • Have internet/Wi-Fi access in order to receive an email containing writing prompts from test proctor and send the completed paper to test proctor.
  • Workspace should be cleared of all clutter. The only items allowed at the workspace are computer/laptop, pens/pencils, blank scratch paper, water, snacks.
  • Save and close all third-party applications on a computer/laptop.
  • Have a mobile phone with a front-facing camera.
  • Applicants must show a valid I.D. (government-issued, passport, etc.) when checking in for the assessment.
  • Applicants will be given two writing prompts. The applicant will select one and respond by writing a 5-7 page paper.
  • Before the proctored session ends, the applicant will save their work and email the paper to Lois Lewis.
  • Each applicants’ essay will be scored by two (2) College of Education faculty members.
  • Applicants will be notified of the score within one (1) week.

Fees

  • Writing Assessment (includes scoring): In-State $150.00
  • Reschedule Fee: In-State $25.00

8:30am - 12:30pm

Upcoming Events & Classes

Procedures and Regulations for ZOOM Online Proctoring:

  • Each applicant should plan to sit for 2 ½ hours, 2 hours for the exam plus two 15-minute breaks (if needed); However, we will plan the Zoom time frame for a total of 4 Hrs, 8:30am - 12:30pm, to allow time to set up the testing environment, to discuss testing expectations, answer any questions, etc.
  • Applicants should be prepared to participate in a Zoom meeting at least 48-Hours prior to the test date to meet Lois Lewis and discuss exam preparations and the required testing environment.
  • The testing environment should consist of the following:
  • Be in a private, well-lit room.
  • Have internet/Wi-Fi access in order to receive an email containing writing prompts from test proctor and send the completed paper to test proctor.
  • Workspace should be cleared of all clutter. The only items allowed at the workspace are computer/laptop, pens/pencils, blank scratch paper, water, snacks.
  • Save and close all third-party applications on a computer/laptop.
  • Have a mobile phone with a front-facing camera.
  • Applicants must show a valid I.D. (government-issued, passport, etc.) when checking in for the assessment.
  • Applicants will be given two writing prompts. The applicant will select one and respond by writing a 5-7 page paper.
  • Before the proctored session ends, the applicant will save their work and email the paper to Lois Lewis.
  • Each applicants’ essay will be scored by two (2) College of Education faculty members.
  • Applicants will be notified of the score within one (1) week.

Fees

  • Writing Assessment (includes scoring): In-State $150.00
  • Reschedule Fee: In-State $25.00

8:30am - 12:30pm

In​ a complex and culturally diverse world, the ability to communicate effectively has become increasingly important. This course has two interrelated goals: you will be introduced to the basic concepts, vocabulary, theories, and processes relevant to understanding oral communication in a variety of public and cultural contexts. Second, it will enhance your communication skills by providing systematic opportunities to practice clear, critical, and ethical oral communication.

(Your first class includes a $26 membership fee, and $18 class fee ($44 total.) Each additional class will be $18 ($44 list price with a $26 discount applied at checkout.)**

Friday October 1

Andrea Baldwin

The United States and Korea share a long history of cooperation based on mutual trust, common strategic goals, and shared values of liberal democracy, free trade, and human rights. Surveying the shared history between Korea and the United States from the late 19th century to recent years, this session discusses how the relationship between the two faraway countries has evolved from enemies to friends, and to allies, which constitutes the linchpin for democracy, peace, and prosperity in Asia.

(text*Your first class includes a $26 membership fee, and $18 class fee ($44 total.) Each additional class will be $18 ($44 list price with a $26 discount applied at checkout.

Friday October 1 at 11am

Se-Hyoung Yi

This special class for study abroad students going to Oman, will begin on Friday October 1 at 7pm. This class is a beginner class for those with no prior experience in studying Arabic. The curriculum will be focused on vocabulary, sentence structure and situational dialogues specifically geared toward the study abroad experience and will enhance survival skills. In order to appreciate the study abroad experience more fully, please sign up today! These classes will be recorded for those students who are unable to attend every class. This program is limited to the study abroad students. For a general Arabic class, please go back to the schedule and choose the class at 5:30pm on Fridays , starting on October 15.

Friday 7 - 8pm

Feryal Alsadi

UHCL has been awarded a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to provide a free eight (8) hour Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training to faculty, staff, students and the community. Mental Health First Aid is included on SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP).

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an 8-hour training to teach participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The evidence behind the program demonstrates that it helps faculty and staff identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.

This MHFA training will help faculty and staff learn:

  • 5 risk factors and warning signs of mental health and substance use problems
  • Information on depression, anxiety, trauma, psychosis and substance use
  • A 5-step action plan to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or in crisis
  • Available evidence-based professional, peer and self-help resources

Please Note- There will be various discussions throughout the duration of this training. Some of the topics discussed may include sensitive content.

Session Information:

The upcoming session will be fully virtual. This session will consist of 2-2 ½ hours of self-paced prework, followed by two 3-hour, instructor- led zoom session. Registration for this training will close on: Monday, September 27, 2021.

This session will be broken up into three parts:

  • Part 1: 2/2.5-hour Self-paced course work- This portion is a requirement to attend the instructor led portion. (Whether virtual or in-person).

    The pre-work for this session must be completed on, or no later than Thursday, September 30, 2021.
    
    You MUST complete pre-work before attending the instructor led session. 
    
  • Part 2: Monday, October 4, 2021. This session will be VIRTUAL.

  • Part 3: Tuesday, October 5, 2021. This session will be VIRTUAL.

    Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Presenters:

Cynthia Cook, PhD. & Amber Tempel, LMSW

NOTE:

A minimum class size of eight (8) participants is required for this course. If fewer than eight (8) participants are registered, the class will be canceled.

Please only register to attend if you can be in attendance for the entire duration of the training.

Questions:

Regarding registration: Christopher Baulch, Graduate Research Assistant, 318-485-0297 or baulch@uhcl.edu

Regarding the SAMHSA Grant: Dr. Cindy Cook, UHCL Counseling Services, 281-283-2595 or cookc@uhcl.edu

10/14/2021 & 10/15/2021

Cynthia Cook, PhD. & Amber Tempel, LMSW