Beth Alsen, Ed.D.

Full Time Faculty - Education

Education Studies

English

Office: SC 14 - Room: 59

480-461-7506

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM11:00 AM - 12:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Red Mountain Office Hours: Wed. 7p-8:00p

Classes Taught

Summer 2020

EDU292 The Art of Storytelling 3 Credits
Explore the art and origin of storytelling. Provide a variety of storytelling techniques, styles and exercises to enhance the delivery of telling stories. Assist in the integration and application of storytelling to the learning environment in the classroom. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17415
Dobson Campus
Lecture
05/26/2020 - 07/16/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Due to COVID19 impact; this class was transitioned from In person or Hybrid to fully Online for Summer 2020

Fall 2020

EDU222 Introduction to the Exceptional Learner 3 Credits
Overview of the exceptional learner with emphasis on factors relating to current practices, identification, characteristics, and educational adaptations. Issues related to mild disabilities, severe disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, intellectual disabilities, and students who are gifted. Prerequisites: None. Note: EDU222 requires an approved field experience.
During this course students will conduct a minimum of 15 hours of field experience in a P-12 classroom environment, often requiring an IVP fingerprint clearance card. To begin the IVP card process, go to https://www.aps.gemalto.com/az/index.htm Before filling out the fingerprint card application, be sure to check the locations list to verify locations and hours of operation.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Social-Behavioral Sciences [SB] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35608
Dobson Campus
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact the instructor at: beth.alsen@mesacc.edu for more information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Additional Notes: During this course students will conduct a minimum of 15 hours of field experience in a P-12 classroom environment, often requiring an IVP fingerprint clearance card. To begin the IVP card process, go to https://www.aps.gemalto.com/az/index.htm Before filling out the fingerprint card application, be sure to check the locations list to verify locations and hours of operation.

EDU292 The Art of Storytelling 3 Credits
Explore the art and origin of storytelling. Provide a variety of storytelling techniques, styles and exercises to enhance the delivery of telling stories. Assist in the integration and application of storytelling to the learning environment in the classroom. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
38649
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
Mo
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact the instructor at: balsen@mesacc.edu for more information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

33624
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020
Mo
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Closed

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Students may contact the instructor at: balsen@mesacc.edu for more information.

Fall Flex Start 2020

EDU220 Introduction to Serving English Language Learners (ELL) 3 Credits
Rationale for and current educational and legal issues for serving English Language Learners (ELL). Comparison and evaluation of various types of language educational models including Structured English Immersion (SEI), English as a Second Language (ESL) and bilingual/Dual Language Immersion(DLI). Includes SEI, ESL, and bilingual/DLI strategies. Prerequisites: None. Note: Approved school-based practicum is required. EDU220 incorporates the 45-clock hour curricular framework for provisional SEI endorsement through the Arizona Department of Education.
Approved school-based practicum is required. An Identity Verified Prints (IVP) fingerprint clearance card may be required. To begin the IVP card process, go to https://www.aps.gemalto.com/az/index.htm Before filling out the fingerprint card application, be sure to check the locations list to verify locations and hours of operation. EDU220 incorporates the 45-clock hour curricular framework for provisional SEI endorsement through the Arizona Department of Education.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33630
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
Tu
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

18 of 24
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: beth.alsen@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Additional Notes: Approved school-based practicum is required. An Identity Verified Prints (IVP) fingerprint clearance card may be required. To begin the IVP card process, go to https://www.aps.gemalto.com/az/index.htm Before filling out the fingerprint card application, be sure to check the locations list to verify locations and hours of operation. EDU220 incorporates the 45-clock hour curricular framework for provisional SEI endorsement through the Arizona Department of Education.

33629
Dobson Campus
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020

Open

6 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Class 33629 Students may contact instructor at: beth.alsen@mesacc.edu

Additional Notes: Approved school-based practicum is required. An Identity Verified Prints (IVP) fingerprint clearance card may be required. To begin the IVP card process, go to https://www.aps.gemalto.com/az/index.htm Before filling out the fingerprint card application, be sure to check the locations list to verify locations and hours of operation. EDU220 incorporates the 45-clock hour curricular framework for provisional SEI endorsement through the Arizona Department of Education.

EDU292 The Art of Storytelling 3 Credits
Explore the art and origin of storytelling. Provide a variety of storytelling techniques, styles and exercises to enhance the delivery of telling stories. Assist in the integration and application of storytelling to the learning environment in the classroom. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33626
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020
Tu
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Open

6 of 22
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact the instructor at: balsen@mesacc.edu for more information.

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

33628
Dobson Campus
Lecture
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33628 Students may contact instructor at: beth.alsen@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

HUM292 The Art of Storytelling 3 Credits
Explore the art and origin of storytelling. Provide a variety of storytelling techniques, styles and exercises to enhance the delivery of telling stories. Assist in the integration and application of storytelling to the learning environment in the classroom. Prerequisites: None.
General Education Designations: Cultural Diversity in the US [C], Humanities, Fine Arts & Design [HU] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33838
Dobson Campus
Lecture
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020

Closed

No Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33838 Students may contact instructor at: beth.alsen@mesacc.edu

All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

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