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Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 
    
Graduate Catalog 2009-2011 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Numbering System Each course in the curriculum is defined by an alphabetical prefix and a 3-digit number. The 3-digit number indicates the level of study: 500-, 600-, and 700-level courses are graduate courses.

Alphabetical Prefixes The following prefixes are used, preceding the 3-digit number, to designate the field of study. They are listed here alphabetically, with the field and department or program to which they pertain. Specific departments and programs appear alphabetically in the table of contents and the index.

The following course designations  are not in use at Hunter College for currently offered courses.
 

 

Education: Literacy Education

  
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    EDLIT 73903 - Adaptations and Modifications in Approaches to Literacy for Students with Special Needs


    Adaptation and modification of instructional strategies, technology and curriculum in literacy for full inclusion of children with disabilities.

     

    prereq: EDLIT 73902
    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    EDLIT 74000 - Leadership in Literacy


    Culminating experience in planning, assessing,and developing literacy and staff development programs that utilizes understandings gained throughout the master’s in literacy program. Fundamentals of leadership are explored in the context of communication, supervision, and support of literacy programs.

     

    prereq: minimum of 27 cr. in the literacy program
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    EDLIT 74100 - Selected Topics


    In-depth study of emerging areas related to literacy education for children birth through grade 6.

    prereq or coreq: approval of the instructor
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    This is an elective course.
  
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    EDLIT 74200 - Practicum in Literacy


    Fifty-hour college-supervised practicum divided into two 25-hour placements; one at early childhood level and one at the childhood level.

     

    prereq: 15 credit hours in the literacy master’s program
    Hours 15 hr seminar plus 50 hrs in the field,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    EDLIT 75300 - Methods of Teaching Writing: Grades 5-12


    Development and assessment of writing skills and methods for teaching writing including analysis of techniques and environments that foster writing development, and writing across the disciplines, in all students at middle childhood and adolescent levels (ELL, gifted, special needs). State writing standards and technology are integrated.


    Hours includes 15 hours fieldwork
    Credits 3
  
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    EDLIT 75400 - Literacies within the Disciplines: Grades 5-12


     

    Exploration into the literacy demands and challenges inherent in the academic subjects of math, science, history and social studies, as well as media, health, technology and the arts. 

     

    Hours includes 10 hours in classrooms focused on literacies within the disciplines
    Credits 3

  
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    EDLIT 75500 - Literacy Instruction for Struggling Readers and Writers: Grades 5-12


     
    Exploration of historical, theoretical and research-based teaching practice issues related to overcoming reading/writing difficulties. Assessment and intervention strategies, adapatation and modification of instructional strategies, technology and curriculum to improve foundational skills and learning outcome of middle and high school struggling readers and writers.

     

    Hours includes 15 hours fieldwork
    Credits 3

  
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    EDLIT 75600 - Literacy Assessment: Grades 5-12



    Formal and informal approaches to literacy assessment (including oral language, listening, writing, and reading) grounded in theory of first and second language acquisition, literacy development, and learning. Selecting, adapting, and interpreting assessments for instruction planning and meeting NYS English Language Arts performance standards. 

     

    prereq: 9 credits in the content core
    Hours includes 15 hours in the field assessing diverse learners

  
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    EDLIT 75700 - Practicum in Literacy Assessment and Intervention: Grades 5-12


     
    A study of factors related to middle and high school students who are experiencing difficulty acquiring literacy. Implement, design and use a variety of procedures for diagnosing reading achievement and related language skills. Use assessment data to plan and implement intervention activities for students with literacy difficulties. 


    prereq: EDLIT 75600
    Hours includes 25 hours of supervised assessment and intervention sessions with individual middle school students on-site at Hunter College Literacy Space and 25 hours of supervised assessment/intervention sessions off site with high school students
    Credits 3

Education: Latin Education

  
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    LATED 47110 - Practicum in Latin, Grades 7–9


    Supervised practicum in the teaching of Latin in grades 7–9.

    prereq: LATED 71300
    prereq or coreq: SEDF 70600
    Hours 30 hrs plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr
    Students who receive a grade of C+ or C must apply to the department chairperson for permission to reregister for this course, which may be repeated only once. Students who receive a grade of F may not repeat this course and may not continue in the program. Students who take LATED 74110 must also take either LATED 75120 or LATED 74120
  
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    LATED 71200 - Methods 1: Classroom Organization, Management, and Assessment of Instruction in Latin


    Familiarizes prospective teachers of grades 7–12 with classroom organization patterns, rules and routines appropriate to the teaching of Latin. Close work with the design and evaluation of classroom lessons and materials in the context of national and state standards will be emphasized.




    prereq: completion of 18 credits of graduate Latin courses
    prereq or coreq: SEDF 70400
    Hours 45 hrs, including conferences,
    Credits 3

  
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    LATED 71300 - Methods 2: Teaching for Diverse Learners in Latin


    Familiarizes prospective teachers of grades 7–12 with pedagogical approaches for teaching a diverse body of learners, in light of national and state standards, in part by utilizing aspects of diversity in the ancient world. Innovative uses of technology, development of instructional units, individualizing for students with special needs, exploring aspects for a student-centered classroom will be emphasized.

    prereq: LATED 71200
    prereq or coreq: SEDF 70500
    Hours 30 hrs plus 36 hrs fieldwork,
    Credits 2
  
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    LATED 73100 - Student Teaching in Latin, Grades 7–12


    Teacher candidates complete 30 days of student teaching at grades 7–9 and 30 days at grades 10–12 under the supervision of a Hunter College faculty member in a New York City school selected by the college. Students who receive a grade of B-, C+ or C must apply to the department chairperson for permission to reregister for this course, which may be repeated only once. Students who receive a grade of F may not repeat this course and may not continue in the program.



     

    prereq: LATED 71300
    Hours 30 hrs, 60 days student teaching plus workshops and conferences,
    Credits 5 cr

  
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    LATED 74110 - Practicum in Latin, Grades 7-9


     

    Supervised practicum in the teaching of Latin in grades 7–9. Students who receive a grade of B-, C+ or C must apply to the department chairperson for permission to reregister for this course, which may be repeated only once. Students who receive a grade of F may not repeat this course and may not continue in the program. Students who take LATED 74110 must also take

     .

    prereq: LATED 71300
    Hours 30 hrs plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    LATED 74120 - Practicum in Latin, Grades 10-12


     

    Supervised practicum in the teaching of Latin in grades 10–12. Students who receive a grade of B-, C+ or C must apply to the department chairperson for permission to reregister for this course, which may be repeated only once. Students who receive a grade of F may not repeat this course and may not continue in the program. Students who take LATED 74120 must also take

     .

    prereq: LATED 71300
    Hours 30 hrs plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    LATED 75110 - Student Teaching in Latin in Grades 7-9


    Teacher candidates complete 30 days of student teaching at grades 7-9 under the supervision of a Hunter College faculty member in a New York City school selected by the college. Students will further develop their skills in the delivery of instruction and will assume significant responsibility for classroom instruction and management.

    prereq: LATED 71300
    prereq or coreq: SEDF 70600
    Hours 30 hrs, plus 30 days and conferences,
    Credits 3 cr
    students who enroll in LATED 75110 must also complete LATED 75120 or LATED 74120 See the School of Education section of this catalog for information about required grades in student teaching and practicum courses.
  
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    LATED 75120 - Student Teaching in Latin in Grades 10-12


    Teacher candidates complete 30 days of student teaching at grades 10-12 under the supervision of a Hunter College faculty member in a New York City school selected by the college. Students will further develop their skills in the delivery of instruction and will assume significant responsibility for classroom instruction and management.

    prereq: LATED 71300
    prereq or coreq: SEDF 70600
    Hours 30 hrs, plus 30 days and conferences,
    Credits 3 cr
    See the School of Education section of this catalog for information about required
    grades in student teaching and practicum courses.

Education: Music Education

  
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    MUSED 67700 - Methods of Teaching Instrumental Music in Grades Pre-K-12


    Organization and administration of school instrumental programs serving diverse student populations; New York State standards in the arts; rehearsal, teaching, and conducting techniques, including a review of principles of performance for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion; classroom management strategies; supervised fieldwork in applying these topics.

    prereq or coreq: SEDF 70400
    Hours 45 hrs plus 18 hrs of fieldwork
    Credits 2
  
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    MUSED 67800 - Methods of Teaching Vocal and General Music in Grades Pre-K-12


     

    Organization and administration of school vocal programs serving diverse student populations; New York State standards in the arts; rehearsal, teaching, and conducting techniques; an overview of technology, content, and materials of the nonperforming general music curriculum; classroom management strategies; supervised fieldwork in applying these topics.

     




    prereq: MUSED 67700
    prereq or coreq: SEDF 70500
    Hours 45 hrs plus 18 hrs fieldwork,
    Credits 2


Education: Special Education

  
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    CEDC 75400 - Differentiating Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Learners


     
    Consideration of a wide range of curriculum options appropriate for meeting diverse kinds of gifted learning needs from early childhood through Grade 12, as well as a variety of placement options, from the regular classroom to the fulltime gifted school.


    Cross-listed SPED 75400
    Hours includes 10 hrs field experience
    Credits 3
  
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    EDABA 79500 - Applied Behavior Analysis I


     The primary focus of this course is on foundational principles and methods in applied behavior analysis, and their basic and general applications in educational and similar settings. Topics to be covered include defining and measuring behavior, displaying and analyzing data, experimental analysis of behavior change procedures, positive and negative reinforcement, positive and negative punishment, and schedules of reinforcement.


    prereq or coreq: SPEDE 77100
    Hours 45
    Credits 3
  
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    EDABA 79600 - Applied Behavior Analysis II



    This course examines specific behavior analysis methods and applications including behavior change procedures such as prompting, imitation, incidental teaching, shaping, and chaining. Procedures to address generalization, motivation, stimulus control, and self-management will be evaluated. In addition, both observational and experimental functional behavior assessment procedures are discussed.

     

    prereq: EDABA 79500
    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    EDABA 79700 - Applied Behavior Analysis Research Methods and Ethics


     
    This course is an introduction to research methods used in applied behavior analysis. Topics include the development of research questions, measurement of behavior, single-subject experimental design, data collection, and data analysis. In addition, this course covers ethics and professional behavior for applied behavior analysts as they relate to research and practice.

     

    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    EDABA 79800 - Behavior Analytic Approaches to Learning


     

    This course provides a survey of behavior analytic approaches to learning. Major areas covered include respondent conditioning, operant conditioning, stimulus control, stimulus classes, taxonomies of verbal behavior, and motivation. 


    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    EDABA 79900 - Applied Behavior Analytic Autism Intervention


     
    This course examines applied behavior analytic intervention for individuals with autism. Research based intervention technologies in a wide range of skill areas will be examined. Specific skill areas to be discussed include interventions for basic discrimination skills, generalized imitation, independence, language skills, play skills, social skills, self-help skills, feeding, leisure skills, vocational skills, managing problem behavior, and transition to less restrictive environments.


    prereq: EDABA 79500 or EDABA 79800
    Hours 45
    Credits 3
  
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    SPED 70000 - Issues and Practices in Educating Students with Disabilities


    Current and historical views of individuals with disabilities; legal and educational perspectives; definition of populations; effects of disabilities on social, emotional and psychological development.

    Hours Includes 5 hours of field experience, 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
  
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    SPED 70100 - Assessment of Students with Disabilities


    The study of processes and procedures used in the psycho-educational assessment of children with disabilities. Uses and limitations of assessment measures and procedures. Practice in use of selected tests for students, both those suspected of having disabilities and those with identified disabilities.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours Includes 10 hrs of field experience,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 70151 - Advanced Preparation in Educational Assessment


      
    Understanding and skill critical to assessing students with learning disabilities and behavior disorders in order to determine instructional starting points, guide intervention, and track progress. Includes multiple administrations of measures assessing pre-reading (including phonological awareness), word recognition, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, and mathematics, as well as progress monitoring probes. Also, informal assessment of general knowledge, curriculum-specific vocabulary, and self-monitoring. In-class assessment practice, as well as assessment of students (videotaped for review and analysis). 

     

    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 70151 - Advanced Preparation in Educational Assessment


     
    Understanding and skill critical to assessing students with learning disabilities and behavior disorders in order to determine instructional starting points, guide intervention, and track progress. Includes multiple administrations of measures assessing pre-reading (including phonological awareness), word recognition, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, and mathematics, as well as progress monitoring probes. Also, informal assessment of general knowledge, curriculum-specific vocabulary, and self-monitoring. In-class assessment practice, as well as assessment of students (videotaped for review and analysis). 

     

    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 70200 - Classroom Management in Special Education and Inclusive Settings


    Develops skill in using a variety of approaches to ameliorate classroom management problems of students with disabilities affecting learning and behavior. Includes behavior modification methods, communication strategies, and psycho-educational approaches.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours Includes 15 hrs of field experience, 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 70250 - Classroom Management in Special Education and Inclusive Settings



    Develops skills in using a variety of approaches to ameliorate classroom management problems of students with disabilities affecting learning and behavior. Includes behavior modification methods, communication strategies and psycho-educational approaches. This course is for students in the Severe/Multiple Disabilities Including Deafblindness Program and Blind and Visually Impaired Program.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000, SPED 79000, SPED 79100, or SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours Includes 20 hrs of field experience, 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 70300 - Inclusive Instruction in General Education Classrooms for Students with Learning and Behavior Disorders


    Explores curriculum adaptations and intensified instruction for learners with diverse special education needs. Emphasizes practical application of instructional strategies, classroom change, and collaborative processes.

    Open to both special education and general education graduate students.


    prereq: SPED 70000
    coreq: current employment as a teacher or enrollment in student teaching
    Hours Includes 10 hrs of field experience, 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 70400 - Issues in Teaching English Second Language Learners with Special Education Needs



    Overview of issues and best practices for teaching English as a second language to learners with disabilities and special education needs. Techniques for distinguishing language-related issues from disability-related learning and behavioral characteristics. Methods for developing and adapting teaching and materials specifically for second language learners who have disabilities.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPED 70500 - Use of Instructional Technology in Special Education



    Computer lab course focused on both broadly based and specialized applications for supporting students with learning disabilities, mild, moderate mental retardation, and behavioral disorders. Focus on select number of tools and their multiple uses. Also, overview of specialized computer curriculum software, web resources, and assistive technology for students with severe disabilities.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours 30 hrs lab,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPED 70600 - Strategies and Curriculum Adaptations for Learners with Severe/Multiple Disabilities


    Emphasis is on collaborative teaming and alternative instructional arrangements in diverse general education classrooms, preschools, and early intervention programs; disability-specific skills that foster independence and social inclusion including self-care, community and domestic skills; facilitating friendships; development of curriculum adaptations, innovative scheduling, and access to technological support.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000 or SPEDE 76800
    Hours Includes 10 hours of field experience, 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 70650 - Strategies and Curriculum Adaptations for Learners with Severe/Multiple Disabilities



    Emphasis is on collaborative teaming and alternative instructional arrangements in diverse general education classrooms, preschools, and early intervention programs; disability-specific skills that foster independence and social inclusion including self-care, community and domestic skills; facilitating friendships; development of curriculum adaptations, innovative scheduling, and access to technological support. This course is for students in the Severe/Multiple Disabilities Including Deafblindness Program and Blind and Visually Impaired Program.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000 and SPED 79000 or SPED 74100
    Hours (includes 10 hours of field experience),
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 70700 - Research Seminar: Issues in Special Education



    Integration of theory and practice as related to concerns across the entire field of special education. Two major projects, one oral and one written, constitute the special education program’s culminating activity.

     

    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 70751 - Advanced Seminar in Special Education Practice



    Culminating experience focused on integrating, strengthening, and extending understanding of learning disabilities/behavior disorders, evidence-based interventions, and instructional skill. Entails creating individual video demonstrations and group projects focused on critical areas of specially-designed instruction for students with learning disabilities, creating presentations to student, teacher, and/or parent groups. Also includes creation of a professional portfolio.

     

    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 70751 - Advanced Seminar in Special Education Practice (For those in Advanced Preparation in Special Education)


     
    Culminating experience focused on integrating, strengthening, and extending understanding of learning disabilities/behavior disorders, evidence-based interventions, and instructional skill. Entails creating individual video demonstrations and group projects focused on critical areas of specially-designed instruction for students with learning disabilities, creating presentations to student, teacher, and/or parent groups. Also includes creation of a professional portfolio.

      

    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 71051 - Independent Study in Special Education


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of a special education adviser to take SPED 710.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 710.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71052 - Independent Study in Special Education


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of a special education adviser to take SPED 710.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 710.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71053 - Independent Study in Special Education


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of a special education adviser to take SPED 710.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 710.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71151 - Independent Study in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within deaf and hard-of-hearing special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of their adviser to take SPED 711.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 711.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71152 - Independent Study in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within deaf and hard-of-hearing special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of their adviser to take SPED 711.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 711.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71153 - Independent Study in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within deaf and hard-of-hearing special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of their adviser to take SPED 711.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 711.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71251 - Independent Study in Blindness and Visual Impairment


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within blind and visually impaired special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of their adviser to take SPED 712.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 712.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71252 - Independent Study in Blindness and Visual Impairment


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within blind and visually impaired special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of their adviser to take SPED 712.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 712.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71253 - Independent Study in Blindness and Visual Impairment


    Designed to allow advanced students to further their understanding and skill within blind and visually impaired special education.

    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
    Students must obtain the approval and participation of their adviser to take SPED 712.51 (1 cr), while both SPED 712.52 (2 cr) and .53 (3 cr) require the additional approval of the department chairperson.
  
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    SPED 71352 - Topics in Special Education


    In-depth study of one area relevant to teaching students with disabilities.

    prereq or coreq: SPED 700
    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
  
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    SPED 71353 - Topics in Special Education


    In-depth study of one area relevant to teaching students with disabilities.

    prereq or coreq: SPED 700
    Hours 15-45 hrs,
    Credits 1-3 cr
  
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    SPED 71451 - Topics in Special Education: ITI Practicum in Visual Impairment


    Credits 1 cr
  
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    SPED 72000 - American Sign Language I



    An intensive first course in American Sign Language (ASL), designed to establish a foundation of ASL communicative competence. Emphasizes ASL grammar, vocabulary, receptive and expressive skills, fingerspelling, numbers, and spatial and pronominal reference.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours Includes 10 hrs of field experience, 90 hrs lab,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 72100 - American Sign Language II



    This intensive course continues material covered in SPED 720. Emphasizes increased communicative competence in ASL, as well as grammar, vocabulary, and receptive and expressive skills.

     

    prereq: SPED 72000
    Hours Includes 10 hrs of field experience 90 hrs lab,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 72200 - The Study of ASL Educational Linguistics



    Focus on the linguistic structure of ASL: phonology, morphology, syntax, pragmatics, and discourse rules. Traces acquisition of ASL during infancy, childhood and adolescent. Differences are highlighted between ASL and English linguistics, as well as the interaction between such structures and children’s learning. ASL is the instructional language used to teach this course.

     

    prereq: SPED 72100
    Hours 60 hrs lab,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 73000 - Education of Students Who Are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing



    History of theory, practice and conceptualizations in the education of students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. The study of language acquisition (English and ASL), bilingualism, and learning English as a second language in hearing and deaf children. Linguistic understanding and analysis of the components of language proficiency. Educational settings, issues of inclusion, and use of technology.

     

    Hours Includes 10 hours of field experience 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 73100 - Reading and Writing Development for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard-of Hearing: Methods 1



    Theoretical and practical aspects of deaf children’s receptive and expressive language use. Instructional procedures used to facilitate language acquisition in deaf and hard-of-hearing children and their learning to read and write. Assessment, instructional procedures, specific remediation techniques, and technology supports.

     

    coreq: must take SPED 73300 in semester immediately following.
    prereq or coreq: SPED 73000
    Hours Includes 15 hrs of field experience 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr
    Fall only

  
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    SPED 73300 - Math and Across-the Curriculum Adaptations for Students who are Deaf and Hard-of Hearing: Methods 2



    Methods for assessing and teaching deaf and hard-of-hearing students in mathematics, science, social studies, other content areas, and time/space organization. Focus on math concept development and compensations; reading/writing and the arts across the curriculum; and organizational strategies for school, home and life.

     

    prereq: (immediate preceding semester) SPED 73100
    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours Includes 15 hrs of field experience
    Spring only

  
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    SPED 73500 - Speech Development and Remediation of Students who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing



    Psycho-acoustic aspects of speech sounds and their relationship to speech acquisition in hearing and deaf children. Effects of various degrees of hearing loss on speech acquisition; sense modalities in speech production; typical voice and speech errors in deaf and hard-of-hearing children; methods, procedures, materials, and technology used for speech development and remediation; inclusion of deaf and hard-of-hearing students.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours Includes 5 hrs of field experience
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 73600 - Aural Rehabilitation of Students who are Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing



    Principles and methods of teaching speech and auditory training. Methods, procedures and materials used in development of oral communication, supports for inclusive settings and use of technology.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours Includes 5 hrs of field experience

  
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    SPED 73700 - Student Teaching: Deaf and Hard-of- Hearing, Preschool–Grade 12



    Supervised student teaching placement providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction for deaf and hard-of-hearing students at two grade levels that do not overlap with either pre-student-teaching field experience. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills prerequisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Addresses factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 72100, SPED 73300
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 40 days student teaching at two grade levels,
    Credits 4 cr

  
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    SPED 73750 - Student Teaching: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Preschool–Grade 6


    Supervised student teaching placement providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap pre-student-teaching field experience. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Addresses factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.

    prereq or coreq: SPED 721, SPED 733
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    SPED 73751 - Student Teaching: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Grades 7–12


    Supervised student teaching placement providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap pre-student teaching field experience. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Addresses factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.

    prereq or coreq: SPED 721, SPED 733
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    SPED 73752 - Practicum: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Preschool–Grade 6


    Supervised practicum providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap with pre-student-teaching field experience as well as supervised. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.

    prereq or coreq: SPED 721, SPED 733
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    SPED 73753 - Practicum: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Grade 7–12


    Supervised practicum providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap with pre-student-teaching field experience as well as supervised clinical teaching experience. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.

    prereq or coreq: SPED 721, SPED 733
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr
  
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    SPED 73760 - Supervised Practicum: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Preschool–2nd Grade


     
    Supervised student teaching placement providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap pre-student teaching field experience. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Addresses factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.



    prereq or coreq: SPED 72100, SPED 73300
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 2
  
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    SPED 73761 - Supervised Practicum: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Grades 1-6


     
    Supervised student teaching placement providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap pre-student teaching field experience. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Addresses factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.



    prereq or coreq: SPED 72100, SPED 73300
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching
    Credits 2
  
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    SPED 73762 - Supervised Practicum: Deaf and Hard-of- Hearing, Grades 5-9


     Supervised practicum providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap with pre-student-teaching field experience as well as supervised. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.



    prereq or coreq: SPED 72100, SPED 73300
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences,
    Credits 2
  
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    SPED 73763 - Supervised Practicum: Deaf and Hard-of- Hearing, Grade 7–12


     
    Supervised practicum providing direct, specially designed classroom instruction at a grade level that does not overlap with pre-student-teaching field experience as well as supervised clinical teaching experience. Weekly seminar and conferencing to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to the teaching of children who are deaf and hard-of-hearing. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as inclusion, technology, and family influences.



    prereq or coreq: SPED 7300, SPED 73300
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences,
    Credits 2
  
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    SPED 74000 - Medical Aspects and Educational Implications of Visual Impairments



    Characteristics, etiologies, and effects of blindness and visual impairments on educational functioning; interpretations of clinical examination reports; pre-clinical functional vision assessment; identification, classification, and utilization of optical devices in school and community environments.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours includes 10 hrs of field experience
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 74100 - Education and Rehabilitation of Individuals with Visual Impairments



    Focus on service delivery systems, psycho-social aspects of blindness and visual impairment, attitudes, legislation, advocacy, resources and unique curriculum areas that relate to learners with visual impairments. Effects of blindness and low vision on motor, cognitive, social and language development.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000
    Hours Includes 10 hrs of field experience

  
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    SPED 74200 - Curriculum and Instructional Strategies for Learners with Visual Impairments



    Principles, teaching strategies, and curriculum adaptations relevant to academic, social, vocational and life-skill needs of learners with blindness and low vision, including those with additional impairments.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours Includes 15 hrs of field experience

  
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    SPED 74300 - Braille Literacy and Communication Skills for Learners with Visual Impairments



    History of tactile reading systems used by individuals who are blind. Students must demonstrate proficiency in reading and writing Grade 2 literary Braille and using the Braillewriter and slate and stylus. Other skills include modifying print materials for use by Braille readers. Current research and issues related to Braille literacy are reviewed.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours Includes 10 hrs of field experience

  
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    SPED 74400 - Assistive Technology for Learners with Visual Impairments



    Course provides students with hands-on experiences with access technology options for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. These include screen review software, speech synthesizers, scanning devices, Braille translators, refreshable Braille displays, and portable speech and Braille note takers. Emphasis will be on learning to assess the strengths of current and future access technology in relation to individual learners in school and community settings.

     

    prereq: SPED 74300
    Hours 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 74500 - Mathematical Literacy and Nemeth Code for Learners with Visual Impairments



    Knowledge and skills to transcribe mathematical and scientific print material into Braille by use of the Nemeth Code at both the elementary and secondary school levels; content related to methods for teaching math literacy to students who are blind; and current literature and research.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, 74100, 74200, 74300
    Hours 15 hrs,
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPED 74600 - Educational Implications of Learners Who Are Deafblind



    Characteristics and etiologies of dual sensory impairments and how causative factors and age of onset impact on learning and intervention strategies. Emphasis will be on service delivery systems, adapting sensory environments in the school, developing communication modes, using assistive technology devices, and accessing resources in deafblindness.

     

    prereq: SPED 70000, SPED 79000 or SPED 74100
    Hours Includes 10 hrs of field experience

  
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    SPED 74700 - Principles and Practices in Orientation and Mobility for Teachers of Learners with Visual Impairments



    The history of orientation and mobility (O&M), systems of O&M, techniques of utilizing sensory information for children who are visually impaired, and concepts (e.g., spatial, positional, environmental, and time) taught by teachers of students with visual impairments. Lab experiences to teach pre-cane skills with the use of blindfolds and low-vision simulators in both indoor and outdoor environments.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, 74100
    Hours includes 10 hrs of filed experience
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 74800 - Student Teaching: Blindness and Visual Impairment, Preschool–Grade 12



    Supervised student teaching in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired at two grade levels that do not overlap with the pre-student teaching field placements. Conferences and weekly seminar. Focus on writing lesson plans, adapting sensory environments, selecting appropriate learning media, adapting curriculum through tactile graphics, developing IEPs, and forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 40 days student teaching at two grade levels,
    Credits 4 cr

  
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    SPED 74850 - Student Teaching: Blindness and Visual Impairment, Preschool–Grade 6



    Supervised student teaching in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in preschool or childhood settings, whichever does not overlap with the pre-student teaching field placements. Conferences and weekly seminar. Focus on writing lesson plans, writing functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEPs, forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 74851 - Student Teaching: Blindness and Visual Impairment, Grades 7–12



    Supervised student teaching in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in either middle adolescent or adolescent, whichever does not overlap with the pre-student teaching field placements. Conferences and weekly seminar. Focus on writing lesson plans, writing functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEPs, forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 74852 - Supervised Practicum: Blindness and Visual Impairment, Preschool–Grade 6



    Supervised practicum in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in preschool or childhood settings, whichever does not overlap with the pre-student teaching field placements. Conferences and weekly seminar. Focus on writing lesson plans, writing functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEPs, forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 74853 - Supervised Practicum: Blindness and Visual Impairment, Grades 7–12



    Supervised practicum in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in middle adolescent or adolescent, whichever does not overlap with the pre-student teaching field placements. Conferences and weekly seminar. Focus on writing lesson plans, writing functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEPs, forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 74854 - Student Teaching 2: Blindness and Visual Impairment, Preschool–Grade 6



    Supervised student teaching in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in preschool or childhood settings, whichever does not overlap with the pre-student teaching field placements. Conferences and weekly seminar. Focus on writing lesson plan, writing functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEP’s, forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours structured conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 1

  
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    SPED 74855 - Student Teaching 2: Blindness and Visual Impairment, Grade 7–12



    Supervised student teaching in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in middle adolescent or adolescent, whichever does not overlap with pre-student teaching field placements. Conferences and weekly seminar. Focus on writing lesson plans, functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEP’s, forming partnership with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours Structured conferences, plus 20 days student teaching
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPED 74856 - Supervised Practicum 2: Blind and Visual Impairment Preschool–Grade 6



    Supervised practicum in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in preschool or childhood settings, whichever does not overlap with the pre-student teaching field placement. Focus on writing lesson plans, writing functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEP’s, forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours Structured conferences
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPED 74857 - Supervised Practicum 2: Blind and Visual Impairment, Grades 7–12



    Supervised practicum in specialized resource room, or itinerant teaching programs with learners who are blind or visually impaired in middle adolescent or adolescent, whichever does not overlap with pre-student teaching field placement. Focus on writing lesson plans, functional vision assessment reports, selecting appropriate learning media, developing IEP’s, forming partnerships with families.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 74000, SPED 74100
    Hours Structured conferences
    Credits 1 cr

  
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    SPED 74900 - Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities



    An advanced orientation and mobility course on specialized instructional strategies that address the special travel difficulties of learners (infants to older adults) who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities. Topics include deafness, deafblindness, multiple impairments, motoric, cognitive and affective impairments. This course also addresses instructional strategies for persons in unique living situations or environments.

     

    Hours includes 10 hrs field experience, 45 hrs,
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 75000 - The Study of Behavior Disorders



    Etiology and characteristics of children with behavioral disorders. Theories underlying the development of behavior disorders, including an understanding of constitutional, environmental and family influences. Use of contemporary diagnostic criteria and their implications for placement. Sensitivity to cultural factors and individual’s behavior and customs.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 70000
    Hours Includes 20 hrs of field experience

  
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    SPED 75051 - The Study of Behavior Disorders


     
    Etiology and characteristics of children with behavioral disorders. Theories underlying the development of behavior disorders, including an understanding of constitutional, environmental and family influences. Use of contemporary diagnostic criteria and their implications for placement. Sensitivity to cultural factors and individual’s behavior and customs. Advanced students must complete individually-tailored assignments. 

     

    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 75100 - Methods and Materials for Teaching Students with Behavior Disorders



    Educational assessment for effective instruction of students with behavior disorders in both academic and behavioral areas. Individualized remedial procedures, with attention to cultural considerations in understanding and responding to students.

     

    prereq or coreq: SPED 75000
    Hours Includes 20 hrs of field experience
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 75151 - Methods and Materials for Teaching Students with Behavior Disorders



    Educational assessment for effective instruction of students with behavior disorders in both academic and behavioral areas. Individualized remedial procedures, with attention to cultural considerations in understanding and responding to students. Advanced students must complete individually-tailored assignments.

     

    Hours 45
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 75200 - Student Teaching: Behavior Disorders, Grades 1–3 and 4–6



    Supervised student teaching and weekly seminar to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to teaching children with behavior disorders. This includes teaching strategies and understanding influences in planning IEPs and implementing appropriate instructions at grade levels 1–3 and 4–6. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as family influences.

     

    prereq: SPED 75000
    prereq or coreq: SPED 75100 or SPED 78150
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 40 hours student teaching at two age levels,
    Credits 4 cr

  
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    SPED 75250 - Student Teaching: Behavior Disorders, Grades 1–3



    Supervised student teaching and weekly seminar to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to teaching children with behavior disorders. This includes teaching strategies and understanding influences in planning IEPs and implementing appropriate instruction. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes such as family influences.

     

    prereq: SPED 75000
    prereq or coreq: SPED 75100 or SPED 78150
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 75251 - Student Teaching: Behavior Disorders, Grades 4–6



    Supervised student teaching and weekly seminar to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to teaching children with behavior disorders. This includes teaching strategies and understanding influences in planning IEPs and implementing appropriate instruction. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes, including family influences.

     

    prereq: SPED 75000
    prereq or coreq: SPED 75100 or SPED 78150
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences, plus 20 days student teaching,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 75252 - Supervised Practicum: Behavior Disorders, Grades 1–3



    Supervised practicum and weekly seminar to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to teaching children with behavior disorders. This includes teaching strategies and understanding influences in planning IEPs and implementing appropriate instruction. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes, including family influences.

     

    prereq: SPED 75000
    prereq or coreq: SPED 75100 or SPED 78150
    Hours 30 hrs seminar, plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 75253 - Supervised Practicum: Behavior Disorders, Grades 4–6



    Supervised practicum and weekly seminar to integrate knowledge and skills requisite to teaching children with behavior disorders. This includes teaching strategies and understanding influences in planning IEPs and implementing appropriate instruction. Factors influencing teaching and management outcomes, including family influences.

     

    prereq: SPED 75000
    prereq or coreq: SPED 75100 or SPED 78150
    Hours 30 hrs seminar plus conferences,
    Credits 2 cr

  
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    SPED 75300 - Understanding and Identifying Gifted Learners: Individual and Developmental Diversity



    An overview of major questions and issues in the field, including What is intelligence? What is creativity? What is giftedness? How do we measure these qualities? Focus on the urban context, incorporating rich cultural, social, political, educational, and scientific resources possibilities, and developing expertise in educating gifted and talented students from a broad range of backgrounds.

     

    Cross-listed (Cross-listed with CEDF 75300.)
    Hours 45 hrs includes 10 hrs field experience
    Credits 3 cr

  
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    SPED 75400 - Differentiating Curriculum for Gifted and Talented Learners


    Consideration of a wide range of curriculum options appropriate for meeting diverse kinds of gifted learning needs from early childhood through Grade 12, as well as a variety of placement options, from the regular classroom to the full time gifted school.

     

    Cross-listed (Cross-listed with CEDF 75400.)
    Hours Includes 10 hrs field experience
    Credits 3

  
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    SPED 75500 - Assessment and Instruction for Diversely Gifted Learners



    Supervised learning lab experience involving scaffolded assessment, diagnosis, and associated curriculum differentiation for diversely gifted learners, including those with learning and emotional problems, physical disabilities, and special abilities. Includes writing and implementing individual education plans.

     

    Cross-listed (Cross-listed with CEDC 755.)
    prereq or coreq: SPED 75300 and SPED 75400
    Hours Includes 20 hrs field experience

  
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    SPED 75600 - Professional Discourse and Leadership in Gifted Education



    Collaborative models of professional development and program evaluation in gifted education. Major issues and leadership concerns in the field, e.g., including underrepresented populations and integrating gifted practices schoolwide and systemwide. Investigation of networking and dissemination.

     

    Cross-listed ADSUP 75600, CEDC 75600, CEDF 75600
    prereq or coreq: SPED 75300 and SPED 75400
    Hours Includes 10 hrs field experience

  
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    SPED 76000 - Skills and Techniques for Rehabilitation Teaching I



    Methods and alternative techniques in the areas of daily living skills, sensory development, communication skills and personal management for individuals who are visually impaired. Students receive instruction in assessment and evaluation, assessment-based goal planning, and lesson preparation for instructing consumers with visual impairments.

     

    prereq: SPED 74000, 74100
    Hours Includes 10 hrs field experience
    Credits 3

 

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