Courses

  • SED SE 502: Behavioral and Emotional Problems: Characteristics and Methods
    Behavior disorders of children and youths in educational, clinical, and social settings. Development and implementation of strategies for children and youths with emotional and behavioral problems. Parent counseling, precision teaching and other strategies. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SE 504: An Introduction to Early Childhood Disabilities
    Introduction to etiology, history, service delivery models, and issues and trends relating to young children with needs and individuals of all ages with disabilities. 2cr, 1st sem.
  • SED SE 505: An Introduction to Severe Disabilities
    Introduction to etiology, history, service delivery models, and issues and trends related to individuals with severe disabilities. 2cr, 1st sem.
  • SED SE 507: Early Childhood Disabilities/Severe Disabilities: Assessment and Instructional Planning
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED SE 504; or consent of instructor.
    Graduate Prerequisites: SED SE 504; or consent of instructor.
    Planning, implementation, and evaluation of education programs for individuals with early childhood disabilities and severe disabilities. Includes instructional goal setting, assessment, implementation strategies, and methods for evaluating instructional effectiveness. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED SE 508: Early Childhood Disabilities/Sever Disabilities: Curriculum and Methods
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED SE 507; or consent of instructor.
    Graduate Prerequisites: SED SE 507; or consent of instructor.
    Content and methods for teaching young children with special needs and students of all ages with severe handicapping conditions. Includes strategies for facilitating development in motor, communication, social, pre-academic, self-care, vocational, and recreational domains. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SE 510: Special Education: Curriculum and Instruction
    Principles of curriculum and instruction for students with disabilities educated in regular classroom settings. Studies in typical and atypical human development. Introduction to resources appropriate to the instruction of children with special needs. 2cr, either sem, Summer 1
  • SED SE 515: Assessment in Special Education: Procedures
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED LR 503.
    Examines assessment practices, both alternative assessment and standardized test instruments; it will address non-literacy areas of assessment. It is expected that students will take a parallel reading assessment course. 2cr, either sem.
  • SED SE 533: The Families of Children with Special Needs
    Introductory survey of family personal issues, communicative processes, and school/agency relationships. Topics include sibling relationships and extended family patterns a survey of parent counseling and training approaches, single parenting, and the adoption of handicapped children. Emphasizes transcultural concerns and psychoeducational case-studies. 4cr, 1st sem.
  • SED SE 534: Classroom and Behavior Management
    Theoretical bases and implementation strategies of effective classroom and behavior management for students with and without disabilities in elementary school settings., The focus of the course will be on individual, classroom, and schoolwide approaches in schools today. 2cr, either sem.
  • SED SE 535: Understd Autism
  • SED SE 580: Methods and Materials in Special Education: General
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: Three special education courses.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Three special education courses.
    Strategies, methods, materials, and curricula for students with special needs. Educational approaches emphasizing individual educational programs. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SE 584: Methods and Materials: Moderate Disabilities, 5-12
    Methods and materials relevant to the instruction of secondary-level students with disabilities. Topics include: legislation and litigation, basic instructional modifications, transition and career education, instruction in specific content areas, state competency frameworks, and critical issues. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SE 590: Learning and the Brain
    By conjoining the lectures offered in the "Learning and the Brain" conference with seminar class time, this course offers students an opportunity to explore various topics in brain research as well as consider these issues in the context of classroom activities
  • SED SE 593: Practicum/Practicum Equivalent:Students with Moderate Disabilities, Pre-K-8
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Student-teaching experience with students in integrated classrooms or special classes. Seminar in classroom practices. Minimum 300 hours. 8cr, either sem.
  • SED SE 594: Practicum/Practicum Equivalent: Students with Moderate Disabilities, 5-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Student-teaching experience with children in integrated classrooms or special classes. Seminar in classroom practices. Minimum 300 hours. 8cr, either sem.
  • SED SE 595: Practicum/Practicum Equivalent: Student with Severe Disabilities, Pre-K-12
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Student-teaching experience in schools, day and residential settings. Seminar in classroom practices. Minimum 300 hours. 8cr, either sem.
  • SED SE 598: Half Practicum: Students with Moderate Disabilities, Pre-K-8
    Student teaching experience open only to students doing "combined" elementary/moderate disabilities licensure programs. Having successfully completed a minimum of 300 hours in an inclusive elementary placement, students will complete an additional 150 hours in an inclusive general education setting focusing on students with moderate disabilities. 4cr, eitehr sem.
  • SED SE 613: Field Work in Special Education: Moderate Disabilities
    Designed to provide opportunities for observation and participation with students having moderate disabilities and enrolled in special education programs. 2cr, either sem.
  • SED SE 615: Fieldwork in Special Education: Severe Disabilities
    Designed to provide opportunities for observation and participation with students having severe disabilities and enrolled in special education programs. 2cr, either sem.
  • SED SE 650: Children at Risk
    Advances knowledge of theories, research, and practice about children and adolescents whose physical and psychological well being is at risk. Course literature will be drawn from research and theory on normal child and adolescent development, as well as from work on disorders in children and adolescents. Topics include: poverty, substance abuse, the institutionalization of children, adoption, mental illness, school dropouts, physical and emotional abuse, domestic violence, and children will special needs. 4cr, 2nd sem.