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VESi-Understanding Aggression (EDV 501)

Program: VESi Online Courses

Location: VESi Online Courses (, **) - Online

Dates: On-Going (Ends May 31, 2024)

Location: Online

EDV 501 Esteves School of Education at Russell Sage College

Topics explored include: aggression in the classroom, youth gangs, acceptable aggression in US culture, drugs/alcohol/aggression connections, and "hot spots" that turn aggression into violence. The course helps school personnel increase their awareness of the causes of aggression and to evaluate aggressive behavior and implement interventions that de-escalate potentially violent situations. Graduate level reading, writing, and research are required. 3 Graduate Credits.

Participants have maximum of 1 year and a minimum of two weeks to complete the course. Course materials will be sent directly from Virtual Education Software, Inc. (VESi).

Questions regarding materials should be sent to or call VESi (800) 313-6744.

It is the responsibility of the student to check with their district and/or academic institution for applicability to a particular program and/or credit approval. There is no refund once the materials have been sent.

These are computer-based training courses and only available on an online download.

Online Requirement:
Requires, reliable/stable high speed internet connection.

Students must obtain an overall score of 70% or higher, with no individual exam score below 50%, and successfully complete ALL writing assignments to pass the course.