COMPREHENDED! Online Conference
1 - 6 Graduate-Level Semester Units
Graduate-Level Professional Development Courses
Earn up to 6 graduate-level semester units of credit for participating in presentations provided by COMPREHENDED! Online Conference.
The units offered are post-baccalaureate, graded, graduate-level semester units, provided directly through the University of the Pacific, Benerd College. They are specifically designed to meet the needs of educators for Salary Advancement and Re-certification. These Professional Development Courses are for participants who are NOT pursuing an advanced degree at University of the Pacific. The units are acceptable where local districts approve and applicable to state licensing where authorized. We always encourage that you check with your employer for acceptability of these units. All participants are responsible to determine acceptability of these units for their intended use.
Complete Comprehended! Online Conference.
Email Your Coursework
(Log, Certificate & Summaries)
Earn Graduate-Level Units on a Transcript
(University of the Pacific)
To be eligible to receive graduate-level units for successfully completing the COMPREHENDED! Online Conference, you must submit a Certificate of Completion along with your coursework. Additionally, a self created time log with dates and accomplishments is required.
Prior to registering, please carefully read over the requirements, submission process, etc.
Course Overview & Requirements
Create a PDF, JPEG or Word Document including a self-created time log documenting the time you have invested viewing all Comprehended Online Conference videos and include a brief paragraph summary for each video topic presented.
Self-Created Time Log:
Creating your own log allows you the freedom of documenting all the effort and time that you have dedicated to the process of completing your coursework requirements. Your log must be specific and include dates and accomplishments. For each Graduate-Level Unit, document 15 hours of involvement. All your coursework and participation must be away from professionally paid hours.
What can I document in my log?
Here are a few ideas and suggestions that you can use to help you earn units:
Watching comprehended online videos, creating lesson plans, developing educational games/activities, typing your summaries, creating PowerPoint presentations, video presentations, worksheets, classroom visuals, classroom assignments and projects, bulletin boards, learning centers, anchor charts, assessments, teacher created books, physical education activities, self evaluation reports, technology related activities, storytelling activities, units of study, STEM related projects, TPRS activities, Common Core activities, etc.
The key to this course is to document 15 hours of involvement for each unit. All activities, projects, strategies or techniques that shift and empower your professional needs deserve to be recognized!
Whether you spend time brainstorming, typing summaries, watching Comprehended Online videos, researching, reading, typing, writing, constructing visuals or putting together curriculum/rubrics, you are able to document and log all the professional time you have invested amplifying and enriching your professional needs through the Comprehended Online Conference.
Summaries: Develop a word document with short summaries of each video session completed during the Comprehended Online Conference. You may also document the time you spend completing your summaries in your log.
Your coursework can be submitted up to 6 months from registering and extensions are always granted upon request.
Your completed coursework should be saved as a PDF, JPEG or Word Document and include the following:
1. Title page with your Last name, First name, Course Number and Title, Number of Units, last 4 digits of SSN and Course Beginning/Ending Date.
2. Self-created time-log:15 hours per units along with dates and accomplishments. Include the total number of hours calculated for all participation/summaries (see below).
3. Certificate of Completion
Time Log example:
Total amount of hours invested: 15 hours per unit
Watched a video on Language Acquisition
Typed a summary for video of Language Acquisition
Watched video on TPRS/CI Activities
Typed a summary for TPRS/CI Activities
Watched video on Reading Strategies and Activities
Typed a summary for video of Reading Strategies and Activities
Watched video on Classroom Management
Typed a summary on video of Classroom Management
Watched video on Grading & Assessment
Typed a summary on Grading & Assessment
E-mail your completed coursework as an attachment to:
Please include in the subject line "Coursework Submission"
Please note: It may be that you require less or more time completing your own personal activities and/or projects and that's why we have left it to you to decide how you manage your time.
*The log above is only a sample for you to reference. Please make sure to include 15 hours of involvement for every unit desired. The total amount of hours for participating in the entire conference equate to 80 hours worth of documentation, which qualifies for a total of 5 units. If you would like to earn an additional unit (6 total), then you must document 90 hours worth of involvement.
Grading and Transcripts
After submitting your coursework, you will receive a confirmation by email notifying you that your coursework is in grading process. Please allow a few business days to receive your confirmation.
Within 4-6 weeks from receiving your grading confirmation, you will receive a letter grade on an unofficial transcript from the University of the Pacific by regular mail. Your unofficial transcript from the University of the Pacific will include instructions to request your Official Transcript. Provisions for rushed or expedited transcripts are also available.
Select a course number and title for your registration form. On each registration form you can register from 1 - 6 graduate-level semester units. Please indicate the course ending date to be up to six months from the enrollment (registration) date. Your coursework is always accepted earlier if you complete your work prior to the course ending date. The true course ending date that will appear on your transcript will reflect the date that your coursework was received. Keep in mind, our course titles are generic so that they can apply to the diversity of educational goals in all subjects and topics. Course numbers may not be repeated.
P EDU: 9007
P EDU: 9011 P EDU: 9289 P EDU: 9401
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Focus with Topics to Accelerate Learning
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