Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Special Education (SPED)

SPED 552  Intro Ed Of Except Children  (3 Credits)  

INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (3) Examines the historical context of special education and legislation that has changed the course of the field. Also focuses on disability as a socially constructed response to human differences. (Co-requisite: SPED 553.)

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 553  Psy Found Ed Of Except Chldrn  (3 Credits)  

PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS IN EDUCATION OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (3) Provides an orientation to high and low incidence disabilities. Focuses on the characteristics of each disability and issues related to academic and social learning for students with disabilities. (Co-requisite: SPED 552.)

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 554  Probs Ed Except Children  (3 Credits)  

PROBLEMS IN EDUCATING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN (3) Examines issues related to the importance of collaboration as a mechanism for student learning and success in schools. Focuses on team teaching and collaboration between school personnel, parents and the community.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 555  Psycho-Ed Diagnosis  (3 Credits)  

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 556  Psycho-Ed Intervention  (3 Credits)  

PSYCHO-EDUCATION INTERVENTION (3) Explores teaching and assessment strategies to facilitate the participation and learning of students with disabilities in the general education classroom. Includes a focus on differentiation instruction.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 557  Imp & Eval Diag-Prescrptv Tchg  (3 Credits)  

IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION: DIAGNOSTIC-PRESCRIPTIVE TEACHING (3) Emphasizes the tools and techniques of positive behavior support for creating classrooms that are inclusive and responsive to student needs.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 558  Practicum In Special Ed  (3 Credits)  

PRACTICUM IN EDUCATION (3) Provides opportunities for candidates to integrate theory and practice as they work with students in K-12.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 559  Research In Special Ed  (3 Credits)  

RESEARCH IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) Provides the basic skills needed to conduct research in special education. Introduces quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods research.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn

SPED 600  Individual Projects  (3 Credits)  

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT (3) Provides students with an opportunity to increase learning outcomes by participating in an independent project to apply and evaluate effective instructional practices for exceptional learners.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Curriculum & Instructn