ties, materials, and assessment techniques. Prerequisites: Education 306, 323; English 228, Human Ecology 240, 241. Corequisite: University Studies 340. Formerly Education 413.
314 Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School (1)
Designed to provide students with effective methods for mathematics instruction in the elementary grades. Emphasis will be placed on assessment techniques and developmentally appropriate strategies and materials. Prerequisite: Education 306; Corequisite: Mathematics 214. Formerly Education 414.
317 Designing Instruction for the Inclusive Classroom (3)
Study of the elements of evaluation, planning and instruction common to an inclusive classroom with emphasis upon instructional design, unit/lesson development, teaching strategies, and adapting/differentiating instruction for diverse learners.
318 Methods in Special Education (3)
Examination of the approaches and methodology concerning remedial, corrective, and compensatory instruction used to support and teach students with mild to moderate disabilities. Emphasis is on mastery of K-12 general education curriculum as well as vocational skill development and transition planning. Prerequisite: Education 400 or equivalent.
319 Behavior Intervention Planning (3)
Theoretical orientations toward behavior management and strategies reflecting these orientations will be examined. This course will also address the development of behavior intervention plans needed when traditional classroom management is insufficient to address the behavioral, emotional and social problems of students. Prerequisite: Education 400.
320 Nature and Characteristics of Mild Disabilities (4)
An in-depth study of the psychological, physical, educational, medical, behavioral, and learning characteristics and needs of populations with mild disabilities. Field component required. Prerequisite: Education 400.
321 Teaching of Reading in the Secondary and Middle Schools (3)
Integrating reading skills and teaching strategies with the teaching of content area subjects. Prerequisites: Education 201 and Human Ecology 242 or approval of the instructor. Required of all secondary and middle grades education majors.
323 Teaching Reading (3)
Emphasis on reading as a developmental process and on useful strategies for getting meaning from print; survey of current methods, ways to integrate literature, teaching procedures, assessment techniques, and materials for the teaching of reading. Field component required. Prerequisites: Education 306, English 228 or 229.
325 Nature and Characteristics of the Individual with Moderate and Severe and /or Multiple Disabilities (3)
The in-depth study of the psychological, physical, educational, medical, behavioral, and learning characteristics and needs of students with moderate, severe, or multiple disabilities. Field component required. Prerequisite: Education 400.
330 Academic and Behavioral Evaluation (3)
A study of the basic principles and techniques of educational evaluation in special education used by the classroom/resource teacher. Fall semester. Prerequisite: Education 400. Corequisite: Education 330 lab.
336 Management of an Inclusive Classroom (1)
An examination of the use of effective proactive management techniques in the classroom.
400 Survey of Exceptional Learners (3)
An overview of exceptional children and youth and the philosophy of inclusion. Emphasis on individual differences among students with particular attention to students with special needs. The interrelated roles of general and special educators and related professionals in adapting instruction to meet special needs will be addressed.
401 Introduction to Counseling (3)
A basic course designed to provide an orientation to the philosophy, theories, and techniques of individual and group counseling to undergraduate students who are seeking foundational understandings for future courses in the functions of counseling in modern society. On demand.
410 Strategies for Early Learners (3)
Planning, implementing, and evaluating effective learning experiences for children from birth through kindergarten. Emphasis on integrated curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice. Field component required. Prerequisites: Education 306, Human Ecology 240, 241.
415 Instructional Technology for the Adolescent Exceptional Student (3)
An examination of the unique needs and particular issues which are specific to adolescents and adults with mild disabilities. The course emphasizes approaches and methodology concerning corrective and compensatory instruction.
416 Instructional Technology for the Elementary Exceptional Student (3)
An examination of the principles of clinical teaching and the individualizing of instruction for elementary students with mild disabilities. The course emphasizes instructional approaches and methodology concerning corrective and compensatory instruction.
417 Technology and Learning (3)
This survey course in technology will extend student knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, communications software, edutainment software, and the Internet through in-class, hands-on assignments. Projects will be individually geared to the needs of the audience. Every semester. Prerequisites: Computer Science 110 or equivalent; Education 323 or 321.
418 Middle Grades Organization, Curriculum, and Instruction (3)
A theoretical and practical orientation to the middle grades, holistically addressing the personal, social, and academic needs of young adolescents. Emphasizes organizational issues, integration of curriculum, and appropriate strategies for instruction and assessment. Prerequisite: Education 201.
420 Emergent Literacy (3)
Emphasis on the development of an instructional reading program that meets the needs of young children. Surveys classroom teaching models, assessment procedures, methods and materials. Prerequisites: Education 306, 323, English 228, admission to Teacher Education Program.
422 Teaching Reading in the Intermediate Grades and Middle School (3)
Teaching/learning strategies to deal with content and process of reading; emphasis on vocabulary development, comprehension strategies, basic study skills, reading in content areas. Summer semester. Prerequisite: Education 323.
423 The Middle Grades: Assessment and Instruction (3)
Classroom diagnostic and prescriptive teaching; linking middle grades reading, assessment, decision-making and instruction; in-depth study of selected assessment instruments, instructional strategies, materials, and management procedures. Field component required. Prerequisites: Education 323 or equivalent, or approval of instructor; admission to Teacher Education Program. May not be used for graduate credit.
425 Procedures for Individuals with Physical and Multiple Disabilities (3)
An examination of the unique needs and particular issues which are specific to children and adults who have physical challenges or multiple disabilities or are medically fragile. The course emphasizes how instructional approaches and methodology may be altered with special emphasis on physical and health management and adaptive technology. Fall semester. Prerequisite: Education 325 or approval of instructor.