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SPED 447. Developmental Disabilities Methods: Moderate/Severe

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Methods and materials for instruction and programming for students with moderate/severe developmental disabilities; techniques for inclusion.
Corequisites: SPED 460, SPED 461, SPED 490
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 452. Advanced Methods and Interventions for Students with Mild-Moderate Disab

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Examination and application of strategies for elementary-and secondary-age students with mild and moderate disabilities in the areas of autism, developmental cognitive disabilities, emotional or behavioral disorders, learning disabilities, and other health disabilities.
Corequisites: SPED 456 or SPED 656, SPED 457 or SPED 657
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 455. Special Education Field Experience

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Field experience in a special education classroom.
Corequisites: SPED 411, SPED 416, SPED 419, SPED 440
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 456. Student Teaching in Mild-Moderate Disabilities: Elementary

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in an elementary school program for students with mild-moderate disabilities.
Corequisites: SPED 452/552, SPED 457
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 457. Student Teaching in Mild-Moderate Disabilities: Secondary

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in a middle school or secondary school program for students with mild-moderate disabilities.
Corequisites: SPED 452 or SPED 552, SPED 456
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 460. Student Teaching in Developmental Disabilities: Mild/Moderate

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in elementary/secondary school programs for students with mild/moderate developmental disabilities. Paraprofessional supervision techniques. Departmental approval required.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 461. Student Teaching in Developmental Disabilities: Moderate/Severe

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in elementary/secondary school programs for students with moderate/severe developmental disabilities. Paraprofessional supervision techniques. Departmental approval required.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 470. Student Teaching in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders: Levels I-III

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in Levels I-III elementary/secondary school programs for students with emotional/behavioral disorders. Paraprofessional supervision techniques. Departmental approval required.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 471. Student Teaching in Emotional/Behavioral Disorders: Levels IV-V

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in Levels IV-V elementary/secondary school programs for students with emotional/behavioral disorders. Paraprofessional supervision techniques. Departmental approval required.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 480. Student Teaching in Learning Disabilities: Elementary

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in elementary school programs for students with learning disabilities. Paraprofessional supervision techniques. Departmental approval required.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 481. Student Teaching in Learning Disabilities: Secondary

Credits: 6 View Details
Description: Field internship in secondary school programs for students with learning disabilities. Paraprofessional supervision techniques. Departmental approval required.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 490. Special Education Senior Seminar

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Weekly seminar to review student teaching goals and objectives; electronic portfolio assessment.
Corequisites: Methods (422, 446 or 447) and Student Teaching (460/461, 470/471 or 480/481)
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 501. Credit By Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit By Arrangement.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SPED 502. Educational Immersion

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Multiple aspects of learning and teaching in diverse learners/communities using an immersion experience in diverse settings.
Semester Offered: Summer


SPED 503. Exceptionalities and Human Diversity

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Historical and philosophical background, disabling conditions and their implications, legal basis, resources, and advocacy.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SPED 504. Program Overview and E-Portfolio

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Overview of the programmatic standards for general and special education, how these standards are integrated in special education curriculum, and e-portfolio requirements for documenting acquisition of the above standards.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SPED 505. Behavior Theories and Practices in Special Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Assessment and management of behavior problems in the classroom. Functional behavioral assessment, ecobehavioral analysis, cognitive strategies, and crisis prevention.
Corequisites: SPED 338, SPED 339, SPED 418, SPED 445
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SPED 508. Developmental Screening and Assessment of Young Children

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Philosophy, procedures and methodologies used to conduct developmental screening.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SPED 511. Special Education Procedural Safeguards

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Preferral, referral, identification, and placement process; legal and professional aspects. Due process requirements.
Corequisites: SPED 416, SPED 419, SPED 440, SPED 455
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SPED 512. Psycholinguistics

Credits: 2 View Details
Description: Symbolic processes involved in communication. Interpretation of data.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SPED 513. Mathematics for Students with Special Needs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Evaluation, prescription, and management of mathematics instruction for students with mild to moderate disabilities. Skills and competencies for adapting and modifying instructional materials.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


SPED 515. Assistive Technology for Students with Special Needs

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Classroom use of technology and its direct and indirect impact on the delivery of services for students with disabilities. Commercial and teacher-developed assistive technology and devices used as compensatory tools for students with disabilities.
Corequisites: SPED 338, SPED 339, SPED 405, SPED 418, SPED 418, SPED 445
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SPED 516. Individualized Assessment in Special Education

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Administration and interpretation of standardized instruments used in the identification of students with developmental disabilities, emotional/behavioral disorders, and learning disabilities.
Corequisites: SPED 411, SPED 419, SPED 440, SPED 455
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


SPED 518. General Education Literacy Instruction for Special Educators

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Basic techniques for reading and language arts diagnosis and teaching in the regular education classroom. 445
Corequisites: SPED 338, SPED 339, SPED 405, SPED 415
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


SPED 519. Literacy Instruction for Students with Special Needs

Credits: 4 View Details
Description: Adaptive teaching techniques and materials for reading and language arts. Informal assessment including curriculum-based evaluation and instruction.
Prerequisites: for SPED Minor: SPED 418 or ED 408
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring






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