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Department of Animal Behavior - canine behavioral studies



CANI 205       Basic Kennel Management

Kennel management focuses on the operation and safety measures of a kennel for live dogs.  The course covers structure, medical, logistics, feeding, disease control, and security systems.


LAW 225        Canine Law

This course is the one legal class for all canine students who are law enforcement, trainers, business owners, or who have working breeds. The class is taught by the London Hanover School of Law and is specifically designed to cover the tract for the nation, region, and state where the student is operating or plans to operate.  The course covers all legal aspects of canine law: residential, public, liability, insurance, narcotic, criminal apprehension, search and rescue, national security, military theatre, medical liability, and more. This class also teaches canine compensation laws for handlers, as they relate to the nation of residency.


CANI 271       Liability Reduction and Theory

This course is both a concentrated learning of the liability issues of both operations, specific programs and agencies, as well as, a self-testing program of liability awareness.  The course utilizes a highly developed insurance institute format for calculating specific liability loss risks and risk management.


CANI 347       Research Methods I

This course is an introductory to research.  The class introduces the student to the basics of research method, style writing, classification of research and research variables.


CANI 348       Undergraduate Research Paper

This class is a research exploration.  The course is designed to allow the student the opportunity to become familiar and well versed in discovering, investigation, and utilizing resources for further research. The course instructs the strong fundamentals of citing, and the rules involved in avoiding plagiarizing. Techniques of plagiarizing checks are taught.  The student has the opportunity to investigate and gather research documents to support an idea, and report on those findings, while maintaining the correct style and authorship standards.


CANI 350       Methods of Field Instruction

This course teaches students the expert methodology of teaching others, while in a direct field of operation, as opposed to a classroom setting.  The topics include: comfort and focus, methods of student comprehension while under stress or distraction, and techniques of checking and assuring comprehension.


CANI 351       Classroom Management

This course teaches students the instructional principles of maintain an operative, educationally active, classroom. The course specifically teaches learner involved instruction, student discovery tactics, time schedules for teaching, comprehension facts, and strategies of technology usage.


CANI 408       Business Development for Canine Operations

The London Hanover School of Business instructs this course.  This course covers the basis of developing and establishing a business for the operation of canine training.  The course is designed to fit with the location of the student (sate, nation, etc.).  Topics include: reliance and attitude, legal establishment, liability and insurance, loans, advertising, tax, employee compensation, and reputation.


CANI 412       Mentorship Leadership

This class is a carefully orchestrated, self-assessment, structured to encourage the student to explore within, gaining a clear insight into the personal leadership failures and successes of the student’s own experiences.  The class text is utilized to prompt examples from both outside and inside the student’s experience.


CANI 420       Research Methods II

This course instructs the student on the models for research, mapping, investigation, qualitative, quantitative, and mixed method research. The course is usually followed, directly with the undergraduate research document.


CANI 473       Undergraduate Research Project

This course is a 7-week student research proposal, investigation, and conclusion which climaxes with the original research being produced and subsequently published.  Many students take this class as a two part series, providing three weeks of preparation, research and proposal, with a break in between for collection and evaluation of research, followed by the final weeks of class utilized for drafts and final document presentation.  Students are allowed breaks within the class per instructor approval.  Student must complete the document with a total time span of 14 weeks.


CANI 476       Court Testimony

This course is instructed by London Hanover School of Law.  The course covers the preparation, investigation of facts, recording documentation, curriculum vitae (CV), meetings, and final testimony for trainers and handlers of canine professions.


CANI 508       Instruction Strategies for Teaching Adult Students

This class is an essential element of any teacher or instructor. The course teaches students the exceptional strategies, found through all major universities, for instructing adult learners.  The focus is on strategies, which are alternately and interchangeable.  The course allows the student the opportunity to utilize the strategies and modifies the need, based upon essential necessities, reporting the findings and establishing a model for the student’s future teaching.


CANI 509       Pedagogy: Methods for Teachers of Animal Courses

This course is often taken concurrently with CANI 509.  The course utilizes anthrozoological principals to combine the human student with canine animals, in operative instruction, resulting in a teaching model, which is both successful and capable of modifying itself to the benefit of the student and teacher.


CANI 510       Graduate Research Methodology

This class is designated for students who plan to conduct considerable research beyond their degree award.  This course creates a master method of utilizing technology, specialty resources, university laboratories and departments, and expert journals in the development of a research model that can lead to repeated success throughout the career of the researcher.


CANI 515       Organizational Management

The London Hanover University department of organizational management instructs this class. This program instructs students in the development of an operational model for a successful organization.  The concepts of management, legal association and representation are urged.  The critical areas of necessity are surveyed while the function of mentorship leading is the platform for the program.  The balance of accounting measures and the coaching of personnel is an essential structure of this class.


CANI 518       Contract Protocol

The London Hanover University School of Law instructs this course. The program teaches students the structure and legal necessities for contracts. The student will explore the contact exchange practices, which are often wrongly enforced and  failed. Replacing the common exchange with a universal contract model lends itself to stronger contract binding. The course allows student to write, evaluate, and restructure multiple contracts.


CANI 530       Grant Writing

This course instructs students in the professional services of grant writing for funding.  The program covers researching grants, applications, and grant writing methodology. Students search for and complete a grant application for a real source in which they may acceptably utilize.


CANI 540       Canine Policy Procedure Protocol

This class teaches the student the precise structure of policy and procedure development, as it relates to liability, function, command, supervision, and operation.  The class investigates contracts from a critical thinking point of view, assisting the student with reviewing, adapting, modifying, and creating a policy and procedure for variable functions.  The student will focus on policy per the field in which the student works or is interested.


CANI 546       Advanced Internship

The advanced internship program is available for up to 3 credits as approved by the department.  The internship must be hosted by an approved source. The program events must documented by the host and journal recorded by the student. The length may not exceed 14 weeks. The minimum time required is 420 ours.  


CANI 579       Investigative Reporting

This class teaches the student the methods for critical thinking, investigation, and reporting.  The instruction includes: press, plagiarism, and critical reviews.  The legalities of investigative reporting are covered, alongside the molds for professionalism and central view, non-biased, recording.  A primary focus is placed on the investigator’s view being as a learner and not a critic.


CANI 567       Conflict Negotiations for Educators and Management

The London Hanover School of law instructs this course.  The class instructs students on the practices and strategies for conflict management.  The methodology focuses on assessment and negotiation as opposed to caucusing.


LAW 612        Expert Court Representation and Preparation

This course prepares a student for the court representation as an expert in the field, per the degree level.  The course reviews the fundamentals of court testimony and expert qualification, followed by the concentration of skills and ability of teaching while testifying.  The class is instructed by the London Hanover University School of Law and is developed for the focus of the degree of the student. Topics instructed and developed are: case review, fee structure, case investigation, research, formatting for testimony, written opinion, meetings, court appearance, court testimony, and final review. The student will explore the expert testimony within the specialty and have an opportunity to participate in the model.


CANI 640       Graduate Thesis

This is the final submission for the M.Sc. Degree. The first 7 weeks of the class will focus the student upon the research plan, scientific method, research design, and time schedule, as assisted by the advisor. Following, the student will have 12 months total to complete the acceptable, final submission.  Students who cannot complete the submission within the 12 month period will be required to retake CANI 640 with a new, approved research.