Summer 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Course Offerings

Below is a list of courses that are currently offered in this department, which include Special Education (SPED) and Gifted and Talented (GIFT) course offerings.

Special Education Current Offerings

Summer 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SPED 645 - 01 Educational Assessment - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

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Location:

Course Registration Number:

30311 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Heidi L. Springborg

Examine principles of formal and informal educational assessment and learn to use data to inform decisions for service eligibility, Least Restrictive Environment, and best practices for culturally diverse learners. Synthesis of assessment data to develop evaluation summaries and IEP's based on data and best practices for students with mild to moderate disabilities are also addressed.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 702 - 01 Comm & Soc Skills-ASD Stu See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

30422 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Susan L. Wolff-Given

The purpose of this course is to develop competencies in the areas of communication and social skills for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). It is also to evaluate, identify needs, develop goals, design interventions, monitor effectiveness and adjust programming for individuals with ASD. Broad areas covered in this course include an overview of typical social/communication development, as compared and contrasted to the delayed and disordered social/ communication development of individuals with ASD. Also included are: how communication and social differences impact learning and behavior; methods and tools for evaluating an individual's social and communication skills; identifying educational needs in the social and communication areas; methods of teaching social skills to individuals with ASD; methods of teaching communication skills to individuals with ASD; and, methods for monitoring and evaluating progress in communication and social skills.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
-- - - - - - -
MOH 2011400-1900M T W R F - -
MOH 2010800-170021 Jul '18
SPED 703 - 02 Methods/Materials-ASD Stu - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30312 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Laroye Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

The purposes of this course are to: develop an understanding of ways that an ASD may effect an individual's thinking and perceiving, sensory processing, motor skills, vocational skills, academic skills, organizational skills, and other functional skills and for students to develop the skills necessary to develop, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of an Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Individual Family Service Plan for an individual with ASD. Broad areas to be covered in this course include an overview of challenges/delays related to thinking and perceiving, sensory processing, motor skills, vocational skills, academic skills, organizational skills, and other functional skills for students with ASD. Also included are: the meaning of the "Restricted Repertoire of Activities and Interests" in individual's with ASD and its implications; current best practices and methodologies for teaching students with ASD (including structured teaching, Functional Behavioral Assessment and Positive Behavioral Supports, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Visual Strategies); and developing, implementing, and evaluating IEP's for an individual with ASD.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 705 - 01 Advanced Basic Skills Instr:LD M - W - - - - 1300 - 1615

Days of Week:

M - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1300 - 1615

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30304 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Mary A. Kirchoff

This course explores Tier III interventions in reading, spelling, and mathematics for students with learning disabilities. It emphasizes fidelity of treatment in planning, teaching, and monitoring student progress. Specific skill proficiency is developed with Orton Gillingham reading/spelling methodology and evidence-based practices in mathematics and written language instruction.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 714 - 02 Collab Skills for Sch Prof - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30503 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Barbara J. Stahl

Developing an ethic of collaboration and the knowledge and skills needed to effectively collaborate with faculty, administrators, students, para-educators, families and community members. Students explore the fundamentals of collaboration; applications of collaboration related to consultation, team membership, co-teaching, partnership with families, developing interagency agreements and supervision of paraprofessionals; and pragmatic aspects of collaboration. Consideration of current practices in collaboration used in program planning and implementation for students receiving special education services is a focus.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 716 - 01 Fund: Stu w/Mild-Mod Needs - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30425 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Ann E. Bakeman, Emily Bedford

Provides an overview to the disabilities of autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities including developmental cognitive disabilities, emotional or behavioral disorders, specific learning disabilities and other health disorders. Definitions, eligibility criteria, characteristics, etiology and family and community supports and resources. Students will use this fundamental information and apply to IEP development, use of assistive technology and contemporary issues in the field.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 734 - 01 Clinical Prac: Emot Behav Dis - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30315 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2

Instructor:

Shelley L. Gatti

The practicum experience is designed to provide students an opportunity to work in an educational setting in which they develop skills in teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 735 - 01 Clinical Prac: Early Interv - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30316 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2

Instructor:

Jennifer L. Ishaug

A practicum in a family, hospital, educational and/or community-based setting with infants and toddlers who have disabilities and their families. This experience requires planning, assessing and providing early intervention services and developing skills in assessment and evaluation. Students are expected to demonstrate competence in partnering with families in home and/or educational settings. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program. ECSE License candidates must take two clinical practica (SPED 735 and SPED 741). This SPED 735 practicum should be taken for 2 credits and take SPED 737 Seminar concurrent with this.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 737 - 01 ECSE Seminar - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30317 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Jennifer L. Ishaug

This seminar occurs during the same semester as SPED 735 Clinical Practice Early Intervention. Candidates apply knowledge and skills of teaching and learning for young children with disabilities and their families. This interactive ECSE Seminar provides specific guided support around topics and instructional strategies unique to work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families. Seminar assignments are aligned with early childhood special education clinical practice requirements and responsibilities. Concurrent registration with SPED 735.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 744 - 01 Fund: Infants/Toddlers - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30318 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Sarah A. Berg

Provides a foundation for working with infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families in natural environments in early intervention programs (birth-3). Emphasis is placed on early childhood atypical and typical development, family-centered care, activity-based intervention in natural environments, curriculum for birth-3 programs, planning and conducting family-centered home visits, community services, and coordination, and developing Individualized Family Service Plans. Prerequisite(s): SPED 750 Survey of Exceptionality or Advisor Approval

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 750 - 01 Survey of Exceptionality See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

30306 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Becky M. Thronson

Provides an overview of special education and specific categories of exceptionality. Examines the theories, legal mandates, definitions and terminology related to special education. Characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities are explored. Emphasis is placed on understanding learning characteristics, abilities, and underlying needs within a particular disability, common characteristics across various disabilities, and effective interventions in both general education and special education that respond to diverse learners.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MCH 1171700-2100- T - - - - -
MCH 1170800-160014 Jul '18
MCH 1170800-160011 Aug '18
SPED 750 - 02 Survey of Exceptionality - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30319 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Martin O. Odima

Provides an overview of special education and specific categories of exceptionality. Examines the theories, legal mandates, definitions and terminology related to special education. Characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities are explored. Emphasis is placed on understanding learning characteristics, abilities, and underlying needs within a particular disability, common characteristics across various disabilities, and effective interventions in both general education and special education that respond to diverse learners.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 751 - 01 Positng & Hdlg & AAC Strat - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30320 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Erin E. Simunds

A detailed discussion of normal gross motor, fine motor, oral motor and sensory development, followed by examination of the implications of the development of abnormal movement and sensory dysfunction. Current positioning and handling theories and techniques and feeding interventions are addressed. An overview of sensory defensiveness and optimal arousal states focuses on issues critical to successful learner performance. Practicum experience with classmate partners and children with physical or sensory impairment includes transfer and lifting techniques and equipment usage. Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is addressed in this course. This includes an examination of the principles and procedures involved in assessment as well as practical guidance on designing and implementing intervention strategies that meet AAC needs and improve the lives of individuals who have severe communication disorders.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 788 - 01 Advanced Instr Strategies:LD - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30307 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Debra R. Shepley

Increased understanding and knowledge of the academic, social, and preferred future planning needs of children who have been identified with specific learning disabilities. Focuses on current state-of-the-art learning strategies and scientifically research-based instruction and remedial approaches to address the needs of students with specific learning disabilities.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 790 - 01 Clinical Prac: Lrng Disabil - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30322 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2

Instructor:

Mary A. Kirchoff

A practicum in an educational setting where students with learning disabilities are present. Involves observing, assessing and providing appropriate instruction and intervention for students in classrooms and/or community settings. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 792 - 01 Clin Prac Sem: Strat/Explic - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30323 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Mary A. Kirchoff

All candidates who are pursuing the Strategic and Explicit Academic Instruction Certificate will jointly enroll in SPED 790: Clinical Practice: Learning Disabilities for 2 credits and SPED: 791 Clinical Practice Seminar: Strategic and Explicit Instruction Certificate for one credit. The purpose of this seminar is to support candidates’ use of the skills being applied in SPED: 790. These skills include: administering baseline assessments; designing individualized and small group research-based instruction; monitoring on-going student performance; evaluating and adapting instruction based on student performance; reinforcing appropriate research-based instructional practices; and providing on-going feedback to parents or guardians as to student performance. Prerequisites: SPED 705, SPED 788, concurrent registration with SPED 790

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 799 - 02 Spec Educ Final Project - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30325 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Todd W. Busch

This course is the final project for candidates for the master of arts degree in special education. Students will develop a presentation of the literature review and corresponding action research proposal (developed initially in CIED 500) to gain a better understanding of a problem or issue relevant to their classroom or setting. The Final Project assignment description and rubric provide specific expectations. The presentation is made to the Student's Final Project Committee.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 799 - 03 Spec Educ Final Project - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30326 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Shelley L. Gatti

This course is the final project for candidates for the master of arts degree in special education. Students will develop a presentation of the literature review and corresponding action research proposal (developed initially in CIED 500) to gain a better understanding of a problem or issue relevant to their classroom or setting. The Final Project assignment description and rubric provide specific expectations. The presentation is made to the Student's Final Project Committee.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 799 - 04 Spec Educ Final Project - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

30327 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Laroye Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

This course is the final project for candidates for the master of arts degree in special education. Students will develop a presentation of the literature review and corresponding action research proposal (developed initially in CIED 500) to gain a better understanding of a problem or issue relevant to their classroom or setting. The Final Project assignment description and rubric provide specific expectations. The presentation is made to the Student's Final Project Committee.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Special Education Future Offerings

Fall 2018 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SPED 645 - 01 Educational Assessment See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

42662 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Examine principles of formal and informal educational assessment and learn to use data to inform decisions for service eligibility, Least Restrictive Environment, and best practices for culturally diverse learners. Synthesis of assessment data to develop evaluation summaries and IEP's based on data and best practices for students with mild to moderate disabilities are also addressed.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MCH 2321730-2130- - - R - - -
MCH 2320800-160008 Sep '18
MCH 2320800-160006 Oct '18
SPED 702 - 01 Comm & Soc Skills-ASD Stu - - W - - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 324

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1630 - 1900

Location:

MOH 324

Course Registration Number:

42656 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

The purpose of this course is to develop competencies in the areas of communication and social skills for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). It is also to evaluate, identify needs, develop goals, design interventions, monitor effectiveness and adjust programming for individuals with ASD. Broad areas covered in this course include an overview of typical social/communication development, as compared and contrasted to the delayed and disordered social/ communication development of individuals with ASD. Also included are: how communication and social differences impact learning and behavior; methods and tools for evaluating an individual's social and communication skills; identifying educational needs in the social and communication areas; methods of teaching social skills to individuals with ASD; methods of teaching communication skills to individuals with ASD; and, methods for monitoring and evaluating progress in communication and social skills.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 704 - 01 Clinical Prac: Autism Spec Dis - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41150 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Laroye Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

A practicum in an educational and/or community-based setting designed to provide students an opportunity to work with a range of students with autism spectrum disorders. Includes documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from the student's masters program.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 714 - 01 Collab Skills for Sch Prof - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42663 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Developing an ethic of collaboration and the knowledge and skills needed to effectively collaborate with faculty, administrators, students, para-educators, families and community members. Students explore the fundamentals of collaboration; applications of collaboration related to consultation, team membership, co-teaching, partnership with families, developing interagency agreements and supervision of paraprofessionals; and pragmatic aspects of collaboration. Consideration of current practices in collaboration used in program planning and implementation for students receiving special education services is a focus.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 716 - 01 Fund: Stu w/Mild-Mod Needs See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

42665 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Staff

Provides an overview to the disabilities of autism spectrum disorder, developmental disabilities including developmental cognitive disabilities, emotional or behavioral disorders, specific learning disabilities and other health disorders. Definitions, eligibility criteria, characteristics, etiology and family and community supports and resources. Students will use this fundamental information and apply to IEP development, use of assistive technology and contemporary issues in the field.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MCH 2311730-2130- - - R - - -
MCH 2310800-160008 Sep '18
MCH 2310800-160006 Oct '18
SPED 717 - 01 Elem Academic Interventions - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42666 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Focuses on academic instructional interventions with elementary age students identified as having mild to moderate disabilities. Specific instructional emphasis includes understanding the development of and teaching of mathematics, reading, language arts and literacy, and writing. The course also emphasizes developing systematic instructional programs utilizing research-based interventions that incorporate progress monitoring, academic learning standards, and differentiated instruction to support diverse student needs.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 717 - 02 Elem Academic Interventions See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

42667 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Focuses on academic instructional interventions with elementary age students identified as having mild to moderate disabilities. Specific instructional emphasis includes understanding the development of and teaching of mathematics, reading, language arts and literacy, and writing. The course also emphasizes developing systematic instructional programs utilizing research-based interventions that incorporate progress monitoring, academic learning standards, and differentiated instruction to support diverse student needs.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MCH 2321730-2130- - - R - - -
MCH 2320800-160003 Nov '18
MCH 2320800-160001 Dec '18
SPED 718 - 01 Sec Acad Interv and Transition - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42668 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Addresses the knowledge and understanding of the academic, social, and functional needs of students at the secondary level who have been indentified as having mild to moderate disabilities. Current evidence-based practices for modifying and adapting content-area curricula will be presented with an emphasis on writing, math, and reading at the secondary level. The course also focuses on transition planning, assessment and the development of IEP's for secondary-level students.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 719 - 01 Social Emotional Behav Interv - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42669 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Examines the social, emotional, and behavioral development in students with mild to moderate disabilities and corresponding range of interventions to support these areas of development. This course uses the 3-tiered prevention pyramid model for supporting social, emotional, and behavioral competence. Students will gain knowledge and skill in designing, implementing and evaluating social, emotional, and positive behavioral interventions for universal, secondary, and individual positive behavioral support.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 720 - 01 Clin Prac/Sem: ABS - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41151 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Todd W. Busch

A clinical practice and seminar experience that addresses competencies and practical experiences required for the Academic and Behavioral Strategist (ABS) special education licensure. The clinical practice occurs in an educational setting that provides an opportunity to work with a range of students with mild to moderate disabilities according to the ABS licensure criteria. Accompanying seminars support examination of applied use of evidenced based teaching practices and current issues in the field. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of all other required ABS licensure coursework.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 733 - 01 Intervention Strategies:EBD - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42670 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Students in this course are given an opportunity to learn the effective application of research-based interventions designed to teach students with emotional and behavioral disorders in K-12 school settings. Interventions based on behavioral, psycho-educational and ecological theory are shared in order to prepare teachers to work with youth with emotional and behavioral disorders in educational settings. Prerequisites: SPED 752 & 785.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 734 - 01 Clinical Prac: Emot Behav Dis - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41152 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Shelley L. Gatti

The practicum experience is designed to provide students an opportunity to work in an educational setting in which they develop skills in teaching students with emotional and behavioral disorders. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 735 - 01 Clinical Prac: Early Interv - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42200 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2

Instructor:

Staff

A practicum in a family, hospital, educational and/or community-based setting with infants and toddlers who have disabilities and their families. This experience requires planning, assessing and providing early intervention services and developing skills in assessment and evaluation. Students are expected to demonstrate competence in partnering with families in home and/or educational settings. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program. ECSE License candidates must take two clinical practica (SPED 735 and SPED 741). This SPED 735 practicum should be taken for 2 credits and take SPED 737 Seminar concurrent with this.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 737 - 01 ECSE Seminar - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42201 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This seminar occurs during the same semester as SPED 735 Clinical Practice Early Intervention. Candidates apply knowledge and skills of teaching and learning for young children with disabilities and their families. This interactive ECSE Seminar provides specific guided support around topics and instructional strategies unique to work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families. Seminar assignments are aligned with early childhood special education clinical practice requirements and responsibilities. Concurrent registration with SPED 735.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 741 - 01 Clinical Prac: EC Spec Ed - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41153 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Staff

A practicum in an educational or community-based setting with pre-schoolers, including children with disabilities. This experience requires planning and implementing curriculum for an early-childhood class with adaptations for children with disabilities; selecting appropriate individual objectives and embedding them in routines and curricular activities; and developing skills in assessment and evaluation. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program. ECSE license candidates must take two clinical practica (SPED 735 and SPED 741); the full time clinical practice, SPED 741, is taken for 3 credits and the second clinical practice, SPED 735, is taken for 2 credits.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 750 - 01 Survey of Exceptionality - - - R - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 324

Days of Week:

- - - R - - -

Time of Day:

1630 - 1900

Location:

MOH 324

Course Registration Number:

42055 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Provides an overview of special education and specific categories of exceptionality. Examines the theories, legal mandates, definitions and terminology related to special education. Characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities are explored. Emphasis is placed on understanding learning characteristics, abilities, and underlying needs within a particular disability, common characteristics across various disabilities, and effective interventions in both general education and special education that respond to diverse learners.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 750 - 02 Survey of Exceptionality - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42671 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Provides an overview of special education and specific categories of exceptionality. Examines the theories, legal mandates, definitions and terminology related to special education. Characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities are explored. Emphasis is placed on understanding learning characteristics, abilities, and underlying needs within a particular disability, common characteristics across various disabilities, and effective interventions in both general education and special education that respond to diverse learners.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 755 - 01 Adolescents with EBD - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42672 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This course explores the unique strengths and needs of adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders. Topics pertinent to adolescents and ideas for interventions designed to address school, home and community needs, including transitions, are addressed in the course. Pre-requisites for the course are: SPED 752 & 785.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 756 - 01 Clinical Prac: Develop Disabil - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42203 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Staff

A practicum in an educational and/or community-based setting designed to provide students an opportunity to work with a range of students with developmental disabilities. Includes documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 777 - 01 Effect Lit Instr-Stu w/DD M - - - - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 324

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1630 - 1900

Location:

MOH 324

Course Registration Number:

42057 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

The purpose of this course is to provide students with information on selection and implementation of appropriate reading instruction approaches for students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. Students will learn to differentiate basic components of reading instruction to meet individual student learning needs. Varied assessment tools and progress monitoring methods will be examined.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 777 - 02 Effect Lit Instr-Stu w/DD - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42673 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

The purpose of this course is to provide students with information on selection and implementation of appropriate reading instruction approaches for students with moderate to severe developmental disabilities. Students will learn to differentiate basic components of reading instruction to meet individual student learning needs. Varied assessment tools and progress monitoring methods will be examined.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 778 - 01 Fundamentals:Preschoolers - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42674 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

Provides a foundation for working with preschoolers and their families in early childhood and early childhood special education programs. Emphasis is placed on the history, laws and regulations guiding ECSE services, typical and atypical early-childhood development, service delivery models, developmentally appropriate practice, curricular adaptations for children with a variety of disabilities, and developing curriculum that is functional, appropriate, adaptable and fun. Curriculum units will be created that enhance child development and are adapted for children with a variety of disabilities. Prerequisite(s): SPED 750 Survey of Exceptionality or Advisor Approval.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 785 - 01 Behavior Management - - W - - - - 1915 - 2145 MOH 324

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1915 - 2145

Location:

MOH 324

Course Registration Number:

42657 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This course explores the idea of positive behavior support for promoting acceptable behavior in school and other settings where individuals learn. This course, grounded in research based interventions, is designed to assess all who work with students in special and regular education in developing skills to teach and support acceptable behavior that is demonstrated in home, school and community settings.

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SPED 785 - 02 Behavior Management - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

42675 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Staff

This course explores the idea of positive behavior support for promoting acceptable behavior in school and other settings where individuals learn. This course, grounded in research based interventions, is designed to assess all who work with students in special and regular education in developing skills to teach and support acceptable behavior that is demonstrated in home, school and community settings.

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SPED 790 - 01 Clinical Prac: Lrng Disabil - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

41154 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Todd W. Busch

A practicum in an educational setting where students with learning disabilities are present. Involves observing, assessing and providing appropriate instruction and intervention for students in classrooms and/or community settings. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program.

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SPED 799 - 01 Spec Educ Final Project - - - - - - - -

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Course Registration Number:

40866 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Laroye Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

This course is the final project for candidates for the master of arts degree in special education. Students will develop a presentation of the literature review and corresponding action research proposal (developed initially in CIED 500) to gain a better understanding of a problem or issue relevant to their classroom or setting. The Final Project assignment description and rubric provide specific expectations. The presentation is made to the Student's Final Project Committee.

Schedule Details

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SPED 799 - 02 Spec Educ Final Project - - - - - - - -

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Location:

Course Registration Number:

42658 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Todd W. Busch

This course is the final project for candidates for the master of arts degree in special education. Students will develop a presentation of the literature review and corresponding action research proposal (developed initially in CIED 500) to gain a better understanding of a problem or issue relevant to their classroom or setting. The Final Project assignment description and rubric provide specific expectations. The presentation is made to the Student's Final Project Committee.

Schedule Details

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SPED 799 - 03 Spec Educ Final Project - - - - - - - -

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Location:

Course Registration Number:

42659 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Shelley L. Gatti

This course is the final project for candidates for the master of arts degree in special education. Students will develop a presentation of the literature review and corresponding action research proposal (developed initially in CIED 500) to gain a better understanding of a problem or issue relevant to their classroom or setting. The Final Project assignment description and rubric provide specific expectations. The presentation is made to the Student's Final Project Committee.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 799 - 04 Spec Educ Final Project - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42660 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Staff

This course is the final project for candidates for the master of arts degree in special education. Students will develop a presentation of the literature review and corresponding action research proposal (developed initially in CIED 500) to gain a better understanding of a problem or issue relevant to their classroom or setting. The Final Project assignment description and rubric provide specific expectations. The presentation is made to the Student's Final Project Committee.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)