EDS

Undergraduate

Education - Special Education

  • EDS 2700 Cultural Exploration

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Using tutoring experiences to explore community differences in language and culture and the impact of these on the growth of development of students with exceptional learning needs. Seminar discussions required.

  • EDS 2720 Evidence Based Practices: Cultural Exploration

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Evidence-based practices, transitions, environmental interventions; philosophy, policies, laws; community differences in language, culture, family regarding growth, development, characteristics in education of students with exceptional learning needs. Field experiences required.

  • EDS 2900 Individuals with Exceptionalities

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of historical and current legal, philosophical and education issues surrounding the definition, identification, causes/prevalence of specific exceptionalities, service delivery/placement options and multidisciplinary team process across education and community settings.

  • EDS 3320 Teaching Strategies

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Interpreting information for identification/placement of individuals with exceptional learning needs within the middle school curriculum. Organizing strategies/interventions based on student assessment. Field experiences required.

  • EDS 3400 Curriculum and Materials

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Foundations of developmentally responsive middle level programs and interdisciplinary connections for those with exceptional learning needs. Focusing on learning differences/issues of curriculum development, materials, instructional practice, language development, listening comprehension.

  • EDS 3700 Application of Interventions

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Application of strategies and interventions learned with an appreciation of culture and family systems regarding growth, development, and characteristics of students with exceptional learning needs. Field experiences and seminars required.

  • EDS 4400 Collaboration for Differentiation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Co-teaching models with emphasis on differentiation, integration of academic instruction/behavior management; collaborative consultation and communication strategies to enhance instruction for those with exceptional learning needs. Field experiences required. Integrated Writing course.

  • EDS 4420 Developing Positive Learning Environments

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Using positive behavior supports; discussion of research, practice, classroom management innovations in field to prepare student interns to meet instructional/behavioral demands of working with those with exceptional learning needs. Field experiences required.

  • EDS 4460 Impact on Student Learning

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Integrating assessment based intervention strategies within inclusion setting to impact the learning of students with exceptional learning needs. Field experiences required. Integrated Writing course.

  • EDS 4500 Independent Study in Special Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Independent Study

    Independent study in a selected area of special education.

  • EDS 4800 Internship Phase I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Internship in a middle childhood school for supervised field experience in inclusive setting in one of the two licensure content areas while focusing on professionalism, student assessment, teaming, and collaboration. Cohort meetings required.

  • EDS 4820 Internship Phase II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Internship in a middle childhood school for supervised field experience in inclusive setting while focusing on professional/ethical practice in collaborative/consultative role, research-validated practice, lifetime professional development. Cohort meetings required.

  • EDS 4900 Student Teaching in Inclusive Settings

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    8
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Student teaching in a middle childhood school full-time for supervised field experience in inclusive setting with focus on professional/ethical practice, co-planning, local/national resources/networks, and advocacy. Cohort meetings required.

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Education - Special Education