EDS

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.

  • EDS 5900 Dyslexia and Multi-Sensory Teaching

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This introductory course will provide insight and in-depth knowledge regarding dyslexia: history, theory, brain-based research, appropriate methodologies, applied techniques including instructional strategies, effective instruction, assistive technology, and an overall holistic understanding of l

  • EDS 5990 Structured Language and Components of Phonics for Learners with Dyslexia

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    1
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course involves an in-depth understanding of how structured language and phonics impacts learners with dyslexia, phonics knowledge, and the use of research-supported instructional procedures and strategies in working with learners with dyslexia.

  • EDS 6010 Identification and Characteristics of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Examines the psychological, physiological, social and educational characteristics of individuals with classic autism, pervasive developmental delay, Rett syndrome, Asperger's syndrome and childhood disintegrative disorder, including prevalence, diagnosis, underlying characteristics and strengths

  • EDS 6020 Communication - Language Development/Systems and Social Skills

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Examines communicative needs for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Assesses communicative and social norms to determine skill gaps to develop intervention targets. Explores evidence supporting prominent communication interventions for students with ASD.

  • EDS 6030 Assessing the Learning Needs of People with Autism

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Explores how autism impacts classroom routines and learners. Examines educational environments and materials/strategies impacting regulatory needs of students including sensory and functional behavior assessments.

  • EDS 6040 Curriculum, Methods and Materials for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Explores Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) options by using formal and informal measures to identify student learning and regulatory needs, and designing student-centered curricula, using research based methods and materials that match learner needs.

  • EDS 6050 Practicum for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Final Certificate program course. Students will develop and implement a research driven initiative that demonstrates their expanded knowledge in working with students with autism. Initiatives will vary depending on interest, setting and specialization.

  • EDS 6090 Methods & Assessment of Learners with Dyslexia

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explore various assessments to administer, analyze, and interpret specifically for learners with dyslexia. Apply assessment knowledge and skills to a struggling learner to create a case study assessment report and plan for specific classroom accommodations.

  • EDS 6095 Methods and Assessment for Learners with Dyslexia: Practicum I

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Administration and interpretation of assessments to plan, implement, and communicate dyslexia remediation in a professional setting. Write professional case study integrating assessment and tutoring data. Required: 30 hours field experience required.

  • EDS 6100 Science Content Standards for Intervention Specialists

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to Ohio Department of Education K through 12th grade science content standards. Addresses science knowledge, pedagogy, and PRAXIS exam expectations.

  • EDS 6110 Social Studies Content Standards for Intervention Specialists

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to Ohio Department of Education K through 12th grade social studies content standards. Addresses social studies knowledge, pedagogy, and PRAXIS exam expectations.

  • EDS 6120 Mathematics Content Standards for Intervention Specialists

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Introduction to Ohio Department of Education K through 12th grade mathematics content standards. Addresses mathematics knowledge, pedagogy, and PRAXIS exam expectations.

  • EDS 6190 Methods in Interventions for Learners with Dyslexia

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practices and procedures used in developing curricula for individuals with dyslexia and dyslexia tendencies. Clinical application, classroom accommodation, and development/implementation of the IEP. Required: 30 hours field experience required.

  • EDS 6195 Methods and Interventions for Learners with Dyslexia: Practicum II

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Practicum

    Use assessment data to plan and implement dyslexia remediation in a professional setting. Write professional case study integrating assessment and tutoring data. Required: 30 hours field experience required.

  • EDS 6200 Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Intervention Specialist and Pre-K Spec Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Overview of historical foundations, laws, theories, philosophies, and models in early childhood special education and early intervention.

  • EDS 6220 Establishing Partnerships with Families for ECIS or PKSN

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Family partnerships and advocacy in early childhood special education and early intervention.

  • EDS 6240 Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Early Childhood Intervention Specialist and Pre-K Spec Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Interventions, modifications and adaptations for children in early childhood special education or early intervention to access curriculum.

  • EDS 6260 Practicum in Special Education: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Educators with prior teaching licenses, under direct supervision of an experienced intervention specialist, are assigned for intensive teaching experience in grades preK-3rd special education - 4 weeks in PK-K and 4 weeks in 1st-3rd grades.

  • EDS 6270 Practicum in Special Education: Pre-Kindergarten Special Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Educators with prior teaching licenses, under the direct supervision of an experienced Intervention Specialist, are assigned to a school for intensive teaching experience in preK-3rd grade special education.

  • EDS 6280 Student Teaching in Special Education: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    8
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Candidates, under the direct supervision of an experienced intervention specialist, are assigned for intensive teaching experience in grades preK-3rd special education: 7 weeks in pK-K and 7-8 weeks in 1st-3rd grades.

  • EDS 6281 Professional Seminar: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Seminar focus will prepare candidates for state licensure requirements. Topics include: planning for instruction and assessment, instruction and engaging learners, assessing learning, and creating a portfolio.

  • EDS 6300 Workshops in Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5 to 5
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Workshops in selected areas of education taught through the Division of Professional Development (DPD)

  • EDS 6400 Education of Children with Medical, Physical, Sensory, and Autism Spectrum Exceptionalities

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Medical, physical, sensory, and autism spectrum needs of individuals with exceptionalities, birth-22. Collaboration of families and professionals, resources, accommodations, modifications, and methods. Direct work with appropriate aged individual with moderate/intensive needs required.

  • EDS 6420 Curricula, Methods, and Materials to Teach Students with Moderate to Intensive Educational Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Methods/materials for assessing/teaching individuals with moderate/intensive needs in multiple environments. Focus on research-based practices resulting in high quality of life. Thirty hours of field experience with individuals with moderate/intensive needs required.

  • EDS 6460 Practicum in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Candidates, under the direct supervision of an experienced Intervention Specialist, are assigned to a school for intensive teaching experience in grades K-12 special education.

  • EDS 6480 Student Teaching in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    8
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Candidates, under the direct supervision of an experienced intervention specialist, are assigned to a school for intensive teaching experience in grades K-12 special education for students with moderate/intensive needs.

  • EDS 6481 Professional Seminar: Moderate to Intensive Intervention Specialist

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Seminar focus will prepare candidates for state licensure requirements. Topics include: planning for instruction and assessment, instruction and engaging learners, assessing learning, and creating a portfolio.

  • EDS 6500 Specific Studies in Special Education

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

    Independent Study in a selected area of special education

  • EDS 6510 Foundations of Special Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Introduction to law, research, and history of special education.

  • EDS 6530 Learners with Exceptionalities

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Cultural, social, emotional, and learning needs of students with exceptionalities. Teaching strategies, typical development and atypical development. Causes and effects of mild to intensive exceptionalities. Ten hours of field experience required.

  • EDS 6550 Special Education Research & Analysis

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Familiarizes intervention specialist graduate students with WSU and Internet research resources, APA writing style, professional standards and quantitative and qualitative research methods and analysis.

  • EDS 6570 Instructional and Behavioral Management Skills for Intervention Specialists

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Prepares intervention specialists and other professionals to meet the instructional and behavioral management demands particular to working with individuals with exceptionalities, including those with severe emotional disturbance. Fifteen hours field experience required.

  • EDS 6590 Assessment Skills for Intervention Specialists

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Administration and interpretation of formal and informal educational assessment instruments and communication of assessment data to parents, students, and colleagues. Fifteen hours of field experience required.

  • EDS 6610 Curricula, Methods and Materials to Teach students with Mild to Moderate Educational Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Practices and procedures used in developing elementary and secondary curricula for students with mild to moderate educational needs. Universal design, academic adaptations, and development/implementation of the IEP. Thirty hours of field experience required.

  • EDS 6630 Introduction to Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Assessment, use, and application of adaptive technology for persons with exceptionalities in all educational settings. Etiology, problems and needs of non-speaking individuals. Hands-on experiences required with adaptive/augmentative aids/devices.

  • EDS 6650 Transitions of Students with Exceptionalities

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Role of intervention specialists in shaping transition for students with exceptionalities; Focus on high school/adult transition with consideration of transitions at earlier levels. Ten hours field experience with student age 14-22 required.

  • EDS 6670 Collaboration for Inclusion

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Co-teaching techniques with an emphasis on differentiation, as well as collaborative consultation and communication strategies to enhance instruction for diverse learners.

  • EDS 6690 Clinical Practice in Remediation

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    Use assessment data to plan and implement remediation in a school setting. Write professional case studies integrating assessment and tutoring data.

  • EDS 6710 Practicum in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    4
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Candidates with prior teaching license(s), under the direct supervision of an experienced intervention specialist, are assigned to a school for intensive teaching experience in K-12 special education for students with mild/moderate needs.

  • EDS 6730 Student Teaching in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate Needs

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    8
    Schedule Type: 
    Internship

    Candidates, under the direct supervision of an experienced intervention specialist, are assigned to a school for intensive teaching experience in grades K-12 special education for students with mild/moderate needs.

  • EDS 6731 Professional Seminar: Moderate to Moderate Intervention Specialist

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    .5
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Seminar focus will prepare candidates for state licensure requirements. Topics include: planning for instruction and assessment, instruction and engaging learners, assessing learning, and creating a portfolio.

  • EDS 6900 Teaching Individuals with Exceptionalities

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    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 6990 Professionalism and Ethics in Special Education

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Exploration of the Special Education Professional Practice Standards and ethical responsibilities of intervention specialists in relation to individuals with exceptionalities and their families as well as employment within the profession. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS