2017-2018 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2020  
2017-2018 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Course Numbering
0-999: Developmental precollege-level courses
1000-2999: Lower division courses intended for undergraduate credit only.  The first digit indicates the general level of the course:  1 for a first-year course, 2 for a second-year course
3000-4999: Upper division courses carrying undergraduate credit only.  The first digit indicates the general level of the course:  3 for a third-year course, 4 for a fourth-year course.
5000-5999: Courses that carry graduate credit only in a major field different from that of the department offering the course. 
6000-6999: Courses that carry graduate credit in any major field.  
7000-7999: Courses intended for graduate students only.
8000-9999: Courses intended for post-master or doctoral-level work.
Please note, when searching courses by “Code or Number”, an asterisk (*) can be used to return mass results.  For example, using “6*” will give all 6000 graduate-level courses.
 

Education - Early Childhood

  
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    ECE 5030 - ECE 4-5 Generalist Effective Science Instruction



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Methods for teaching middle level science pertinent to the Ohio Learning Standards with emphasis on content, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, curricula, and materials suitable for teaching fourth and fifth grade science education.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Early Childhood Genrlst - End.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 5040 - ECE 4-5 Generalist Effective Mathematics Instruction



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Methods for teaching middle level mathematics pertinent to the Ohio Learning Standards with emphasis on content, developmentally appropriate pedagogy, curricula and materials suitable for teaching fourth and fifth grade mathematics education.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Early Childhood Genrlst - End.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 6500 - Specific Studies in Early Childhood Education



    Credit Hour(s): .5 to 5
    Independent Study in a selected area of Early Childhood Education
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Independent Study
  
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    ECE 7200 - Advanced Classroom Management in Early Childhood Settings



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Classroom management techniques within the framework of developmentally appropriate practices and constructivist education, identifying communication techniques that facilitate young children learning self-control.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 7300 - Social Development and Play in Early Childhood Education



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Social, cognitive, and emotional development theories as they relate to the play of young children.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 7350 - Diversity in Early Childhood Classrooms



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Examination of sources of individual differences within the early childhood classroom: culture/ethnicity, race, language, wealth, learning style/ability, and gender.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 7400 - Research in Early Childhood Education Topics



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Research topics, issues and trends in Early Childhood Education using qualitative and action research methods.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 7450 - Comparative Theories of Child Development



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Comparative study of philosophies of child development and the practical application of these theories in ECE classrooms.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 7500 - Developmentally Appropriate Assessment



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Assessment and evaluation of infants through age 8, and the use of assessment data to inform decision making.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 7600 - Integrating Literacy and the Expressive Arts



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Planning literacy experiences that incorporate visual arts, poetry, music, and creative movement.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    ECE 7700 - Language Development and Communication Disorders in Early Childhood



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Speech and language development, causes and effects of communication disorders, speech and language assessment and intervention strategies.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Independent Study

Education - Special Education

  
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    EDS 2700 - Cultural Exploration



    Credit Hour(s): 1
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 1700 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDS 2720 - Evidence Based Practices: Cultural Exploration



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 2900 - Individuals with Exceptionalities



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 3320 - Teaching Strategies



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 2720 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 3400 - Curriculum and Materials



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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. Field experiences required.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 2720 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 3700 - Application of Interventions



    Credit Hour(s): 1
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 2720 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS4460; EDS4900
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDS 4400 - Collaboration for Differentiation



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 2720 Minimum Grade of D
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 4420 - Developing Positive Learning Environments



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 2720 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 4460 - Impact on Student Learning



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Integrating assessment based intervention strategies within inclusion setting to impact the learning of students with exceptional learning needs. Field experiences required. Integrated Writing course.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 2720 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS3700; EDS4900
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 4500 - Independent Study in Special Education



    Credit Hour(s): .5 to 5
    Independent study in a selected area of special education.
    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Independent Study
  
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    EDS 4800 - Internship Phase I



    Credit Hour(s): 1
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 3400 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 4820 - Internship Phase II



    Credit Hour(s): 1
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 4800 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 4900 - Student Teaching in Inclusive Settings



    Credit Hour(s): 8
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Undergraduate level EDS 4820 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS3700; EDS4460
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Middle Childhood IS - BSED.

    Level: Undergraduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 5900 - Dyslexia and Multi-Sensory Teaching



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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 learners with dyslexia.
    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 5990 - Structured Language and Components of Phonics for Learners with Dyslexia



    Credit Hour(s): 1
    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.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6010 - Identification and Characteristics of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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 of these individuals.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
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    EDS 6020 - Communication - Language Development/Systems and Social Skills



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
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    EDS 6030 - Assessing the Learning Needs of People with Autism



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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. Targets self-regulation, executive function, functional communication and emotional awareness strategies.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
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    EDS 6040 - Curriculum, Methods and Materials for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
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    EDS 6050 - Practicum for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6010 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 6020 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 6030 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 6040 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6090 - Methods & Assessment of Learners with Dyslexia



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 5900 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6095
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6095 - Methods and Assessment for Learners with Dyslexia: Practicum I



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 5900 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 5990 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6090
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Practicum
  
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    EDS 6100 - Science Content Standards for Intervention Specialists



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduction to Ohio Department of Education K through 12th grade science content standards. Addresses science knowledge, pedagogy, and PRAXIS exam expectations.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6110 - Social Studies Content Standards for Intervention Specialists



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduction to Ohio Department of Education K through 12th grade social studies content standards. Addresses social studies knowledge, pedagogy, and PRAXIS exam expectations.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6120 - Mathematics Content Standards for Intervention Specialists



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduction to Ohio Department of Education K through 12th grade mathematics content standards. Addresses mathematics knowledge, pedagogy, and PRAXIS exam expectations.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
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    EDS 6190 - Methods in Interventions for Learners with Dyslexia



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 5990 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 6090 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6195
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6195 - Methods and Interventions for Learners with Dyslexia: Practicum II



    Credit Hour(s): 2
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 5990 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 6090 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6190
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Practicum
  
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    EDS 6200 - Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Intervention Specialist and Pre-K Spec Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Overview of historical foundations, laws, theories, philosophies, and models in early childhood special education and early intervention.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Early Childhood Ed Grad - Lic, Pre-Kinder Special Needs - End.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6220 - Establishing Partnerships with Families for ECIS or PKSN



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Family partnerships and advocacy in early childhood special education and early intervention.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6200 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Pre-Kinder Special Needs - End.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6240 - Curriculum, Methods, and Materials for Early Childhood Intervention Specialist and Pre-K Spec Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Interventions, modifications and adaptations for children in early childhood special education or early intervention to access curriculum.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6200 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Early Chldhd Interv Spec - Lic, Pre-Kinder Special Needs - End.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6260 - Practicum in Special Education: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6240 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6270 - Practicum in Special Education: Pre-Kindergarten Special Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6240 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Pre-Kinder Special Needs - End.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6280 - Student Teaching in Special Education: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist



    Credit Hour(s): 8
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6281
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6281 - Professional Seminar: Early Childhood Intervention Specialist



    Credit Hour(s): .5
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6280
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDS 6300 - Workshops in Education



    Credit Hour(s): .5 to 5
    Workshops in selected areas of education taught through the Division of Professional Development (DPD)
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6400 - Education of Children with Medical, Physical, Sensory, and Autism Spectrum Exceptionalities



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - MED, Pre-Kinder Special Needs - End.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6420 - Curricula, Methods, and Materials to Teach Students with Moderate to Intensive Educational Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6510 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6510 can be taken concurrently) and Graduate level EDS 6530 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6530 can be taken concurrently)
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6460 - Practicum in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6420 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6480 - Student Teaching in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 8
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6481
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6481 - Professional Seminar: Moderate to Intensive Intervention Specialist



    Credit Hour(s): .5
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6480
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDS 6500 - Specific Studies in Special Education



    Credit Hour(s): .5 to 5
    Independent Study in a selected area of special education
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Independent Study
  
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    EDS 6510 - Foundations of Special Education



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduction to law, research, and history of special education.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6530 - Learners with Exceptionalities



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6510 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6510 can be taken concurrently)
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6550 - Special Education Research & Analysis



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Familiarizes intervention specialist graduate students with WSU and Internet research resources, APA writing style, professional standards and quantitative and qualitative research methods and analysis.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6570 - Instructional and Behavioral Management Skills for Intervention Specialists



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6590 - Assessment Skills for Intervention Specialists



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6530 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6530 can be taken concurrently) and Graduate level EDS 6510 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6510 can be taken concurrently)
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6610 - Curricula, Methods and Materials to Teach students with Mild to Moderate Educational Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6510 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 6530 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6630 - Introduction to Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6510 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6510 can be taken concurrently) and Graduate level EDS 6530 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6530 can be taken concurrently)
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6650 - Transitions of Students with Exceptionalities



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6510 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6510 can be taken concurrently) and Graduate level EDS 6530 Minimum Grade of D (EDS 6530 can be taken concurrently)
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6670 - Collaboration for Inclusion



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Co-teaching techniques with an emphasis on differentiation, as well as collaborative consultation and communication strategies to enhance instruction for diverse learners.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6690 - Clinical Practice in Remediation



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Use assessment data to plan and implement remediation in a school setting. Write professional case studies integrating assessment and tutoring data. Includes twenty hours in off-campus elementary school setting. Department Managed Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6590 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level EDS 6610 Minimum Grade of D and (Graduate level EDS 6420 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level EDS 6240 Minimum Grade of D) and Graduate level ED 6020 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level ED 6030 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level ED 6040 Minimum Grade of D and Graduate level ED 6050 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
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    EDS 6710 - Practicum in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 4
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6730 - Student Teaching in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate Needs



    Credit Hour(s): 8
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6731
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDS 6731 - Professional Seminar: Moderate to Moderate Intervention Specialist



    Credit Hour(s): .5
    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.
    Prerequisite(s): Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Corequisite(s): EDS6730
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDS 6900 - Teaching Individuals with Exceptionalities



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDS 6990 - Professionalism and Ethics in Special Education



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    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 6610 Minimum Grade of D and (Graduate level EDS 6420 Minimum Grade of D or Graduate level EDS 6240 Minimum Grade of D) and Graduate level EDS 6690 Minimum Grade of D
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: Intervention Specialist - Lic, Intervention Specialist - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar

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    EDL 7100 - Teacher Leader Master’s Seminar: Entry



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Examining belief systems, teaching styles, teachers as learners; intra- and interpersonal communication skills needed in leadership roles; and functioning in a multicultural/pluralistic society.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7110 - Teacher Leader Masters Seminar: Midpoint



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 4
    Developing leadership skills and abilities; and, investigating the dynamics of team functioning, including decision-making models and processes, problem-solving techniques, communication skills, conflict management, and self-improvement.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDL 7120 - Philosophical and Curricular Foundations



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Overview of past, present, and emerging curriculum trends. Examination of educational and curricular philosophy and how philosophy impacts school programs.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7130 - Applied Psychology Learning Theory



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Selected theories of learning and their value to instructional practices. Emphasis on the relationships among learning theories, learner characteristics, motivational theories, and instructional practices.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7140 - Context of Education



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Emphasizes the evolution of theories and the laws that underlie the free compulsory educational system as well as the organization, control, and support by the public of the educational system.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7200 - Analysis of Teaching



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Analytic and practical approach to teaching methods and skills for inducing learning with attention to interaction analysis and cognitive science.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7210 - Curriculum Designing for the Teacher



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Management and leadership skills as related to developing and organizing curriculum and materials relating to implementing the learning program with students.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7220 - Instructional Management and Evaluation



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Strategies for developing and maintaining continual improvement processes using systems planning, instructional data. Includes evaluation of improvement plans and communication of planning and improvement with all stakeholders.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7300 - Research Design Methods



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Research method design for personal or professional goals; culminates in the analysis of existing research data.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7320 - Research Implementation and Analysis



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Implement and analyze a research project.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7330 - Teacher Leadership



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Review of published literature about classroom teachers as leaders. Critical and current issues relevant to the development of classroom teachers as leaders within the context of their roles.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDL 7400 - Legal and Professional Issues



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    The legal framework of compulsion in education, the civil liberties of teachers curriculum content, and academic freedom. Teachers rights, duties, and responsibilities to the education profession.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7410 - Instructional Design



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Designing, organizing, managing, and evaluating learning experiences in physical and virtual environments.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7510 - Statistics and Research



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Introduction to basic statistical methods and data analysis for research and evaluation.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7550 - Research Projects



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Individual research to satisfy requirements of a program’s research study.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7570 - Student Assessment



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Intensive study of formative and summative methods used by teachers to assess student performance and modify or differentiate instruction to meet student needs.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7700 - Educational Leadership for School Counselors



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Provides foundational understandings of education in the United States from the historical, national, state, and local perspectives covering a variety of educational topics necessary for counselor leadership in today’s schools.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional. Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: PPS: School Counseling - MED.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDL 7710 - Leadership for School Improvement



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Developing a strong base of understanding in organizational structure for skill building in leadership, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving. Educational renewal, political considerations, ethical behavior, professional development, and change processes are also included.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7711 - Leadership for School Improvement: STEM



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Develops strong base of understanding in organizational structure for skill building in leadership, communication, decision-making, and problem-solving. Educational renewal, sustainability leadership, political considerations, ethical behavior, professional development, and change processes included.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7720 - Educational Administrative Behavior



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Develops an understanding of the principles of educational administrative processes, formal school structures and organization, and an introduction to school administrative task areas.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7730 - Curriculum Analysis



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Improve the school leader’s ability to manage and lead the development and organization of curriculum, course planning, and materials.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7740 - Analysis of Teaching



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Opportunities for analysis of teaching through the exploration of instructional methodologies, critical theory related to teaching, and strategies for continual improvement.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7750 - Instructional Leadership and Change



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Strategies for developing, maintaining continual improvement processes using systems planning, instructional data, evaluation of improvement plans and communication of planning and improvement with all stakeholders.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDL 7751 - Instructional Leadership and Change: STEM



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Strategies for developing and maintaining continual improvement processes using systems planning and instructional data; evaluation of improvement plans; and, communicating planning and improvement with all stakeholders within various organizational contexts.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7760 - Supervision of Instruction & Personnel



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Focus is on the supervision of curriculum and instruction. A systems approach to formative and summative assessment of instruction. The evaluation of curriculum and program effectiveness will be emphasized.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture/Lab Combination
  
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    EDL 7770 - Educational Leadership Practicum



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Focusing on the roles performed by practicing educational leaders. Students will observe, interact and draw conclusions from field experience by integrating the field experience with knowledge, skills, and dispositions gained in previous coursework.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDL 7800 - Ethics and Politics in Education



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Developing an understanding of potential structures and effective principles of school/community relations. Concepts of power, pressure groups, lobbying, potential networks, and public ethics are examined.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7810 - School Finance and Economics



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    The financing of public education and the economics of education. Guiding principles for developing financial programs and management procedures.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7820 - School Law



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Examines the legal framework that all school personnel must function in. Emphasis on both legal precedents and statutory provisions.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7900 - Instructional Leadership Practicum



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Focusing on the roles performed by practicing instructional leaders. Candidates observe, interact and draw conclusions from field experience by integrating the field experience with knowledge, skills, and dispositions gained in previous coursework.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Internship
  
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    EDL 7910 - Curriculum Design & Evaluation



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Provides curriculum and supervision students with knowledge and skills necessary to perform curriculum and instruction design and evaluation functions.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
  
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    EDL 7920 - Teacher Leader Masters Seminar: Exit



    Credit Hour(s): 1 to 3
    Focusing on understanding current teacher leadership within the context of the school organization.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Seminar
  
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    EDL 7960 - Organization and Administration of Public Schools



    Credit Hour(s): 3
    Principles of democratic school administration; management of teaching and nonteaching personnel; role of administration in facilitating teaching and learning; and school/community relations.
    Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels: Graduate, Medical, Professional.

    Level: Graduate
    Schedule Type(s): Lecture
 

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