Graduate Credit

The Barker Center for Economic Education is excited to be able to offer discounted graduate credit to qualified educators for their workshops.  Successful applicants must have an earned Bachelor’s degree, and in good academic standing.  Educators can choose to complete workshops for 1, 2, or 3 graduate credit hours ($200 per hour).

Course Assignments for Credit

1 Credit Hour

  • Attending and successfully participating in all components of workshop
  • Developing four lesson plans, using the provided lesson plan template, that integrate workshop understandings into classroom instruction

2 Credit Hours

  • Attending and successfully participating in all components of workshop
  • Developing seven lesson plans, using the provided lesson plan template, that integrate workshop understandings into classroom instruction

3 Credit Hours

  • Attending and successfully participating in all components of workshop
  • Developing nine lesson plans (one unit) , using the provided lesson plan template, that integrate workshop understandings into classroom instruction

Important Information About Workshops for Graduate Credit

Dropping a Workshop and Refunds: Once this registration has been signed and processed it cannot be changed. It is a commitment to pay all tuition costs and you will remain registered unless you take action to cancel your registration prior to the end of the first day of the workshop. After the first day of the workshop, tuition is non-refundable. To review the University’s refund policy, go to: http://www.uakron.edu/student-accounts/refunds/

Application Denial:  If a student previously enrolled at The University of Akron is not in good standing with The University of Akron, his/her application may be denied for registration and/or graduate credit. The student will be notified if his/her application is not accepted.

Online Payment:    There are two options when paying your bill online:

  • Option 1 is to pay by credit card.  Please note that an additional 2.9% processing fee will be added to your bill.
  • Option 2 is to pay by electronic check (no additional fee)

Below are the instructions on how to pay your bill online:

  • Go to our CashNet website link to pay your bill directly:  https://commerce.cashnet.com/akronpay?LT=N   
  • Once you are on the CashNet page, you will need your Student ID (Login) and full name as listed on your account with us.
  • Please use the following information

Login:  (your student ID#)       

Last Name,First Name MI (please no space between last & first name and only 1 space for middle initial)

  • Follow the prompts to make your payment.

If you do encounter a problem, you may contact the Office of Student Accounts at 330-972-5100.

If you prefer, you can always mail a check to the following address – make sure to put your ID# on your check for easier processing:

The University of Akron, Office of Student Accounts
P.O. Box 2260
Akron, Ohio 44309-2260

Grading Method:  This is a graduate-level workshop (500) and you must have a bachelor’s degree in order to receive graduate-level credit.  Workshops are graded as Credit/No Credit; no letter grade will be issued.  NO CEU’s will be given when graduate credit is awarded.

Contacts

University of Akron

Main Campus:    http://www.uakron.edu
Zipline:              http://zipline.uakron.edu
Springboard:      https://springboard.uakron.edu/index.asp

College of Education Office of the Dean and Office of Professional Learning

Karen Greene     330-972-2632         
Email:   uaonline@uakron.edu
Website: http://www.uakron.edu/education/current-students/prof-learning/index.dot

University Transcript Requests, Office of the Registrar

You may request a FREE transcript in person, by phone or fax, or online.

In Person:        100 Simmons Hall
Phone:             330-972-8300                        
Fax:                 330-972-6097
Online:             To obtain a form, go to: 

http://www.uakron.edu/registrar/services/transalumni.dot or email greene@uakron.edu and we will be more than happy to email you the Transcript Request link.

Please note that transcripts will not be released if there is an outstanding balance on the student account