Courses

  • SED SE 613: Field Work in Special Education: Moderate Disabilities
    Pre-practicum experience in which students will develop observational skills regarding students with mild/moderate disabilities and the settings in which they learn, and will use their observations to plan and implement lesson with student in that setting. Minimum of 50 hours of field work and accompanying seminar.
  • SED SE 615: Fieldwork in Special Education: Severe Disabilities
    Pre-practicum experience in which students will develop observational skills regarding students with severe disabilities and the settings in which they learn, and will use their observations to plan and implement lesson with student in that setting. Minimum of 50 hours of field work and accompanying seminar.
  • 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, Spring.
  • SED SE 693: Practicum in Disabilities Studies
    Through fieldwork experience and corresponding seminar, students develop an understanding of human services agencies serving individuals with disabilities and the nature and processes of service provision, roles and responsibilities, and collaboration. Variable credit. Fall and Spring.
  • SED SE 702: Clinical Practice:Special Education Administration
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated students who have completed prerequisites.
    Required of students who wish to apply for licensure as an Administrator of Special Education. Integrates content-area knowledge and pedagogical theory and practice. Builds upon the practicum experience. A minimum of 400 hours is required. Instructor permission required.
  • SED SE 706: Introduction to Special Education
    Students will demonstrate their understanding of the characteristics and etiologies of disabilities, their functional and academic implications, and the experiences of individuals with disabilities and their families. They will also learn about and describe special education policy, process, and practice. 4cr, Fall
  • SED SE 744: School Administration and Special Needs
    Ways in which school cultures deal with disabilities and deviance. School structures and administration of special education programs as they affect individuals with special needs. Analysis of effective and ineffective school administration and classroom management. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SE 751: Assessment in Special Education: Procedures
    Designed to develop the knowledge and skill related to the assessment of students who are in or being referred to special education. Includes legal issues, culturally- and linguistically-responsive practices, various types of assessments in multiple domains, test administration procedures, scoring, interpreting, and reporting of results. 4 cr. Spring, Summer
  • SED SE 760: Special Education: Cognition, Learning, and Behavior
    Designed to develop an understanding of the theories of learning and how these theories have informed the development of instructional strategies that are frequently used with students with disabilities. 2 cr. 1st sem.
  • SED SE 807: Field Experience
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Graduate students are involved in field experiences in schools, institutions, clinics, and other human services agencies. Concurrent seminars discuss strategies of intervention and/or curriculum planning or assessment procedures. Students must register for a minimum of 2 credits. 2cr, 1st sem.
  • SED SE 808: Internship: Students with Special Needs, Pre-K-8
  • SED SE 900: Independent Study
    See SED AP 900 for description.
  • SED SE 999: Dissertation Advisement
    See SED AP 999 for description.
  • SED SO 507: Student-Teaching Half Practicum: History and Social Science, 5-8
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED SO 510.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Minimum 150 hours required. OPen only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites. For description, see SED SO 509. 4cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SO 508: Practicum for Practicing Professionals: History and Social Science 5-8
    Undergraduate Prerequisites: SED SO 509.
    Graduate Prerequisites: Open only to matriculated graduate students who have completed prerequisites.
    Grades 5-8 student teaching experience for teaching professionals (300 hour minimum). 4 cr. Fall and Spring
  • SED SO 509: Practicum for Practicing Professionals: History and Social Science 8-12
    Grades 8-12 student teaching experience for teaching professionals (300 hour minimum). 4 cr. Fall and Spring
  • SED SO 510: Student-Teaching Practicum: History and Social Science, 8-12
    Student teaching under joint supervision of a cooperating practitioner and a University representative. Minimum 300 hours required. 8cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SO 520: Project Citizen: Promoting Civic Engagement
    Students apply a model of citizen action (Project Citizen) to analyze and influence a current public policy of their choice. The course also examines how that model can be used to promote active and informed citizenship among youth and adults. 2cr, 2nd sem.
  • SED SO 566: Developing Historical Literacy, 5-12
    Students will investigate the history, subspecialties, pedagogy, and research in history education as related to historical thinking, literacy, and problem solving. Students will develop competencies in developing and presenting research-based history lessons. 4cr, either sem.
  • SED SO 567: History Laboratory
    Explores the use of field-based and classroom methods for teaching students with historical sites and museums. The course includes visits to local historical sites and museums. 2cr, 2nd sem.