Register for Virtual Classes
See for yourself what Endicott classes are like! We are offering both class visits, where you’ll sit in with current Endicott students in one of their current classes, and mock classes, where you’ll join other accepted students in a live virtual class.
School of Arts & Sciences: History of the English Language (Class Visit)
In this course, students examine the English language in its contemporary and historical forms and learn basic principles of phonology, syntax, and semantics. In units on dialect and sociolinguistics, they explore the social dimension of language and apply their linguistic expertise to artistic productions such as oral histories and rap lyrics. Students also consider the future of English, including the impact of new technology on language change.
Wednesday, February 17: 3:30–4:45 p.m.
School of Arts & Sciences: Civil Rights Movement (Class Visit)
The course surveys the set of events, circumstances and struggles that shaped the United States in the 1950s and 60s collectively known as the Civil Rights Movement. Students analyze the freedom movement that continues to this day by looking at the African-American struggle for freedom, justice, and equality, and they examine the movement’s overlap with feminist, Chicano, Native American, and gay liberation movements.
Monday, February 22: 1–1:50 p.m.
School of Arts & Sciences: The Art of War (Class Visit)
Each semester we offer a team-taught interdisciplinary seminar that is open to all students but which many liberal studies students take to fulfill a requirement in the major. The spring 2021 offering, "The Art of War," examines how works of literature, painting, sculpture, drama, music, and film express notions of heroism, courage, and power, but also how the arts have also been critical of war, challenging its legitimacy and decrying its costs.
Wednesday, February 24: 10–10:50 a.m.
School of Arts & Sciences: Psychology Perspectives, Positive Psychology Exercise (Class Visit)
Using evidence-based practice advocated within the field of positive psychology, we invite you to join our Class of ’25 psychology majors to build gratitude, social connection and happiness skills. The goals of this session include: 1) understanding the goals of positive psychology practice; 2) understanding the benefits of positive psychology practice; and 3) participating in activities and discussions designed to enhance the practice of a happier, meaningful and fulfilled life.
Wednesday, February 17: 3:30–4:45 p.m.
School of Arts & Sciences: Mathematics (Mock Class)
In this session, we will show an amazing card trick where seemingly inexplicable psychic powers are rooted in combinatorial mathematics. After performing the trick with several audience members, they will be prompted to see if they can guess the "magic" behind the trick, and a clever mathematical explanation will follow.
Tuesday, March 2: 5 p.m.
School of Arts & Sciences: Engineering Design in the Time of COVID-19 (Mock Class)
In this session, faculty will talk about (and demonstrate) their design process to meet the challenge of making hundreds of functional personal protective equipment (PPE) units to protect against COVID-19. You will learn how creativity, skills, technology, and teamwork come together to optimize design, meet performance standards and help keep the campus safe.
Friday, March 5: Noon
School of Arts & Sciences: Intercultural Communication (Class Visit)
Exploration of the interdisciplinary field of intercultural communication. Emphasis is on increasing communicative competencies in cross-cultural settings. Drawing from the fields of anthropology, communication, linguistics, psychology, and sociology, this course is designed for students who wish to gain the practical skills necessary to communicate effectively in today’s interdependent international community.
Tuesday, February 16: 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
School of Communication: Hollywood Industry Calls (Mock Class)
A short mock class, followed by informal conversation with School of Communication Council members.
Wednesday, February 17: 3:30 p.m.
School of Communication: Social Impact of the Media (Class Visit)
This course examines the role of media in modern culture. Topics include the effects of media on socialization, education, political choice and process, and the formation and development of beliefs, attitudes and behavior. Students additionally engage in complicated examinations of media texts and their connections to appropriate political, social, and economic issues.
Wednesday, February 17: 10–10:50 a.m.
School of Communication: Fundamentals of Journalism (Class Visit)
Providing students with an introduction to journalism, this course examines what news is, defines news principles, and traces the development of print journalism in the United States. The course offers students a practical introduction to news gathering and writing techniques, including writing under pressure, the principles of good writing, and the ethics of journalism. Satisfies the Writing Designated core requirement.
Tuesdays & Thursdays from February 15–March 24: 3:30 p.m.
School of Communication: Global Mass Communication (Class Visit)
This class introduces students to the history and current state of globalization in the mass media. Issues to be addressed include: differing media systems around the world, the promises and problems of a highly interconnected world in the news, advertising, and entertainment industries, and debates around “Cultural Imperialism” and “Cultural Resistance.” Satisfies Global Issues General Education requirement.
March 10, 24, & 31: 11 a.m.
School of Communication: Wonderful World of Podcasting (Mock Class)
Tuesday, March 2: 3 p.m.
School of Education: Literacy in the Content Area for Secondary Students (Class Visit)
The course explores the reading process, writing process, and study skills strategies that students in the secondary school will need for accessing both print and non-print sources in the content areas. Emphasis is placed not only on skills development in the language arts but also on the transfer of those skills in the context of multiple academic disciplines.
Tuesdays & Thursdays from February 15–March 24: 11 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
School of Education: Classroom Assessments (Class Visit)
Students examine theories and strategies for effective design and assessment of instruction. This course explores a wide variety of assessment methods and strategies including, but not limited to, traditional pencil-and- paper assessments, performance assessments, portfolio-based assessments, and competency-based assessments. Through their field experiences, students also become familiar with how assessment is used in public schools in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including how data is being used as a tool to improve student learning.
Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays from February 17–March 24: Noon–12:50 p.m.
School of Education: Senior Thesis I (Class Visit)
Senior Thesis I is the first phase of a two-semester thesis sequence through which students lay the groundwork in an area of interest for the original work they are expected to undertake in Senior Thesis II. Students refine their topics, review and synthesize literature related to their areas of focus, conduct research, and develop research proposals or plans for creative projects. The final course outcomes consist of both a literature review and a Senior Thesis II project proposal.
Thursdays from February 18–March 25: 2–3:30 p.m.
School of Education: Senior Thesis II (Class Visit)
Developing the concept explored in Senior Thesis I, students investigate a topic related to education in which they have a particular interest. The outcomes of the project are a scholarly paper and a presentation.
Thursdays from February 18–March 25: 3:30–5 p.m.
School of Education: Discovering Your Stance Towards Life (Mock Class)
Explore what matters, deep down, to you as a student, your goals, hopes, dreams, and struggles, and how to move forward in spite of the obstacles we face.
Thursday, February 25: 1 p.m.
School of Education: Who is Behind the Mask? Uncovering Your Teacher Identity (Mock Class)
Wednesday, March 10: 10 a.m.
School of Nursing: NCLEX Exam Prep Class (Mock Class)
Join us for an Interactive class on how the School of Nursing prepares Endicott students to take the NCLEX exam.
Wednesday, February 17: 3:30 p.m. & Friday, March 19: 10 a.m.