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EXCEDUC Exceptional Education



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200 Fieldwork in Exceptional Education: (Subtitled). 1-4 cr. U. Field experience designed to allow pre-education students to participate and observe in exceptional education setting.|Cr/no cr only. Fieldwork may not be dropped after the second week of classes. May be retaken with change in topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: none.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: cons instr; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. |Retakeable to max of 6 cr. Prereq: cons instr.
300 The Exceptional Individual. 3 cr. U. An introduction to etiology, historic background, current service provisions, and issues and trends related to individuals with learning, sensory, behavioral, or physical handicapping conditions.|Prereq: none.
301 American Sign Language I. 3 cr. U. This course will introduce basic American Sign Language structure and study of deaf culture. Basic fingerspelling principles are also introduced.|Prereq: none.
302 American Sign Language II. 3 cr. U. This course will continue skills in American Sign Language, fingerspelling and the study of deaf culture.|Prereq: C or better in ExcEduc 301(P) or Level 1 ASLPI score.
303 American Sign Language III. 3 cr. U. Focus is on the development of intermediate level skills in American Sign Language, its structure and study of deaf culture.|Prereq: C or better in ExcEduc 302(P) or Level 1+ ASLPI score
304 American Sign Language IV. 3 cr. U. Focus on the continuing development of intermediate level skills in American Sign Language, its structure and the study of deaf culture.|Prereq: C or better in ExcEduc 303(P) or Level 2 ASLPI score.
305 American Sign Language V. 3 cr. U. Advanced American Sign Language focusing on classifiers, fingerspelling, numeric techniques and grammar.|Prereq: C or better in ExcEduc 304 (P) or Level 2+ ASLPI score.
306 American Sign Language VI. 3 cr. U. Advanced American Sign Language focusing on register, colloquialisms, storytelling and poetry.|Prereq: C or better in ExcEduc 305(P).
330 Deaf History. 3 cr. U. History of the Deaf Community in America primarily as well as in other countries.|Prereq: none.
345 Interpreting Skill Development I: 3 cr. U. Techniques for changing an auditory English message into American Sign Language and vice versa.|Prereq: jr st & admis to ITP or cons instr.
346 Skill Development: Semantics. 3 cr. U. Analysis of American Sign Language linguistics semantics. Focus of individual sign meanings, semantic grammar structure including colloquialisms and cultural influences on meanings of signs.|Prereq: C or better in ExcEduc 304(P) or Level 2+ ASLPI score
347 English Skills Development. 3 cr. U. Development of English skills for the purposes of providing appropriate interpretations.|Not open to students with cr in ExcEduc 326(426). Prereq: admis to ITP or cons instr.
348 (329) Introduction to the Profession of Interpreting. 3 cr. U. Introduction to the professions and practices of interpreting. Focus on its history, philosophies, ethics, roles, resources and credentialing within the profession.|Prereq: none.
349 Field work: Interacting in the Deaf Community I. 3 cr. U/G. Experiences of observation, actual interpreting, sign teaching and interaction with deaf community. Weekly seminar provides forum for feedback and processing experiences.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 322(657). Prereq: jr st, admis to ITP, or cons instr.
350 Interpreting: Spoken English to ASL II. 3 cr. U. Practical application of the process of taking a spoken English message and converting it into American Sign Language. Emphasis on the consecutive mode.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 315. Prereq: jr st & admis to ITP, or cons instr.
351 Interpreting ASL to Spoken English II. 3 cr. U. Continues to develop the skill of changing a message signed in ASL into spoken English. Consecutive mode practiced; individual appointments emphasized.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 316. Prereq: admis to ITP, ExcEduc 345(P).
352 American Deaf Culture. 3 cr. U. The impact of Deaf culture on the Deaf community and Deaf education, understanding the Deaf person in a cultural context.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 340(650). Prereq: none.
353 Introduction to Culturally Diverse Community Resources. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of community resources serving consumers with hearing impairments. Professionals and consumers from agencies and organizations will address needs as they relate to interpreting.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 342(421). Prereq: jr st & admis to ITP, or grad st, or cons instr.
354 Field work: Interacting in the Deaf Community II. 3 cr. U/G. Continuation of ExcEduc 349: requires time observing, interpreting, teaching and community interaction. Weekly seminars continue to provide forum for processing of experiences.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 323(658). Prereq: jr st & admis to ITP, & ExcEduc 349(P); or grad st.
355 Interpreting: ASL to Spoken English III. 3 cr. U. Developing intermediate to advanced skills in simultaneously converting American Sign Language to spoken English.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 318 or 319. Prereq: ExcEduc 345(P) & 350(P); & admis to ITP.
356 Transliteration II. 3 cr. U. Skills and theory necessary to change a spoken English message into the form of a signed English message and vice-versa.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 327 or 328. Prereq: admis to ITP, or cons instr.
357 (341) Issues and Trends for Educational Interpreters. 3 cr. U. Historical and current issues affecting the education of students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing and their influence on the field of educational interpreting.|Prereq: admis to ITP.
358 ASL/English Linguistics I. 3 cr. U/G. The linguistics of American Sign Language, exploring its structure and grammar, emphasizing its phonology and its comparison to English.|Prereq: C or better in ExcEduc 306(P).
359 Fieldwork: Interacting in the Deaf Community III. 3 cr. U. Continuation of ExcEduc 323: requires greater emphasis on interpreting, less on observation, teaching and community interaction. Weekly seminar continues for processing of experiences.|Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 324. Prereq: ExcEduc 354(P) or 349(P); & admis to ITP.
360 Transliteration/Oral I. 3 cr. U. Introduction of the mechanics and skills needed for Transliteration and Oral Interpreting.|Not open to students with cr in ExcEduc 320. Prereq: admis to ITP, ExcEduc 350(P) & 355(P); or cons instr.
361 Interpreting: Spoken English to ASL III. 3 cr. U. Developing intermediate to advanced skills in simultaneously converting spoken English into American Sign Language. Students will work with a variety of stimulus materials.|Not open for cr to students who have cr in ExcEduc 321. Prereq: admis to ITP, ExcEduc 351(P) & 355(P), or cons instr.
362 (344) Specialized Interpreting Across Diverse Settings. 3 cr. U. Guidelines for interpreting, transliterating, and voicing in a variety of settings, including vocational, legal, health related and performing arts.|Prereq: admis to ITP.
363 ASL/English Linguistics II. 3 cr. U/G. Focus on the linguistics of American Sign Language, including emphasis on its morphology and syntax and its comparison to English.|Prereq: jr st, C or better in ExcEduc 358(P), or cons instr.
364 Fieldwork: Interacting in the Deaf Community IV. 6-12 cr. U. Continuation of ExcEduc 359: requiring 70% focus on actual interpreting, the remainder on observation, teaching and community interaction. Seminar offers forum for processing experiences.|May be retaken to 12 cr max. Not open for cr to students with cr in ExcEduc 325. Prereq: ExcEduc 354(P) & 359(P) & admis to ITP.
456 Seminar in Student Teaching. 1-3 cr. U. Discussion seminar designed to bring continuity to the professional semester. Material will relate directly to the concurrent practicum experience of the students.|Prereq: jr st & conc reg in student teaching.
472 Student Teaching with Students Having Hearing Impairments. 1-12 cr. U. |May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: sr st & cons dept; ExcEduc 650(P).
473 Student Teaching with Students Having Cognitive Disabilities. 1-12 cr. U. |May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: sr st & cons dept; ExcEduc 640(P).
475 Student Teaching with Students Having Emotional Disturbance. 1-12 cr. U. |May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: sr st & cons dept; ExcEduc 620(P).
478 Student Teaching with Students Having Learning Disabilities. 1-12 cr. U. |May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: sr st & cons dept; ExcEduc 610(P).
481 Student Teaching with Students Having Early Childhood Exceptional Ed Needs. 1-12 cr. U. |May be retaken to 18 cr max. Prereq: sr st & cons dept; ExcEduc 630(P).
486 Linking Seminar I: Teaching in Urban Schools. 1-3 cr. U. Links formal course work and teaching experience. Focus on teaching in urban schools, accommodating diverse learners developing reflective practice and/or creating a professional development portfolio.|Not retakable for cr. Prereq: admis to School of Educ, ExcEduc 586(C).
487 Linking Seminar II: Primary/Middle-Behavioral Support, Planning, Assessment. 1 cr. U. Links formal course work and teaching experience. Focus on becoming a reflective practitioner and development as a special education teacher.|Cr/no cr only; prereq: jr st; admis Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
488 Linking Seminar III: Primary/Middle - Professional Development. 1 cr. U. Links formal coursework and teaching experience. Focus on teacher as advocate and change agent and professional development.|Cr/no cr only; conc reg in ExcEduc 588 & 572. Prereq: jr st; admis to Post-Bac Cert prog.
489 Linking Seminar II: Middle/High-Behavorial Support, Planning & Assessment. 1 cr. U. Links formal coursework and teaching experience. Focus on organizing for instruction and emotional/behavioral support at the middle and high school level.|Prereq: ExcEduc 635(C) & 587(C); admis to ExcEduc prog; or cons instr.
496 Linking Seminar III: Middle/High - Professional Development. 1 cr. U. Links formal course work and teaching experience. Focus on supporting students with behavorial challenges, planning for and managing day-to-day teaching responsibilities, transition planning.|Prereq: admis to School of Educ.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st, cons instr, acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
500 Fingerspelling & Numbers. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to fingerspelling and numbers in ASL.|Prereq: jr st; C or better in ExcEduc 304(P) or Level 2+ ASLPI score.
510 Classifiers. 3 cr. U/G. Study of the classifier system of ASL.|Prereq: jr st; C or better in ExcEduc 305(P) or 306(P).
520 ASL Literature. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to the analysis of ASL Literature.|Prereq: jr st; C or better in ExcEduc 305(P) or 306(P).
531 Inclusion for Secondary Educators: Humanities, the Arts, Foreign Language. 3 cr. U/G. Understanding the needs of secondary level students with handicaps, emphasizing methods of assessment and programming in mainstreamed settings.|Counts as repeat of ExcEduc 530 and 605. Prereq: jr st & admis to School of Educ; or grad st.
532 Assessment and Monitoring. 3 cr. U/G. Roles and responsibilities in district-wide and alternative assessment, developing monitoring systems, report writing, equitable and just assessment practices.|Prereq: admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
533 Assessment/Monitoring : Deaf & Hard of Hearing. 1 cr. U/G. Roles and Responsibilities in District-Wide and Alternative Assessment, Developing Monitoring Ssystems, Report Writing Promotive, Equitable and Just Assessment Practices.|Prereq: admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
536 Inclusion for Secondary Science and Math Educators I. 2 cr. U/G. Overview of characteristics of students with disabilities. Methods and strategies for working with students in general settings.|Prereq: jr st; admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
537 Inclusion for Secondary Science and Math Educators II. 1 cr. U/G. Continuation of ExcEduc 536. Practicum to gain experience working with students with disabilities in general education settings.|Prereq: jr st; ExcEduc 536(P); admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
558 Communication in the Classroom I: Deaf/Hard of Hearing. 3 cr. U/G. Developing proficiency and instructional skills in using manual communication for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in the educational context.|Prereq: must pass competency test in basic aspects of manual communication prior to registration; jr st; admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
559 Communication in the Classroom II: Deaf/Hard of Hearing. 3 cr. U/G. Linguistic analysis and curriculum planning for facilitating the development of communication in students who are deaf or hard of hearing.|Prereq: ExcEduc 680(P) & 681(P). Admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
560 (effective 05/19/2014) Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorders. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of characteristics of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Focus on causes, prevalence, assessment, diagnosis, and impact on personal lives.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
560 Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorders. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of characteristics of individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Focus on causes, prevalence, assessment, diagnosis, and impact on personal lives.|Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
561 Methods for Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. 3 cr. U/G. Strategies for special education teachers and others for effectively working with individuals with autism spectrum disorders. Overview of instructional issues, inclusion, and curriculum development.|Prereq: jr st, C or better in ExcEduc 560(P) or cons instr.
562 Hearing Science. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of physical and psycho-physical concepts of hearing science, speech mechanism, audiological evaluation and implications for the educational context.|Prereq: admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
563 Speechreading/Auditory Rehabilitation. 3 cr. U/G. Techniques for teaching speech, speechreading, listening, and auditory training for children who are deaf or hard of hearing.|Prereq: admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr; ExcEduc 562(P); jr st.
564 Communication Methods Practicum. 3 cr. U/G. Field experience with individuals with hearing impairments in schools. Emphasis on spoken and sign language development. Includes scheduled class and demonstrations.|Prereq: jr st; admis to School of Educ or grad st; ExcEduc 541, 562 & 563, or cons instr.
565 Techniques of Teaching School Subjects to Individuals w/Hearing Impairments II. 3 cr. U/G. Methods of teaching social studies, science, and mathematics as related to the language needs of students with hearing impairments and academic deficiencies.|Prereq: jr st & admis to School of Educ, or grad st; ExcEduc 560 & 561 or cons instr.
568 Curriculum and Methods for Special Education: Birth to Three. 3 cr. U/G. Designed for teachers serving infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.|Prereq: jr st; admis to ExcEduc prog; ExcEduc 647(C).
569 Curriculum and Methods for Special Education: Preschool. 3 cr. U/G. Designed for teachers serving preschool children with disabilities and their families.|Prereq: jr st; admis to ExcEduc prog; ExcEduc 648(C).
570 Curriculum and Methods for Special Education: Primary. 3 cr. U/G. Designed for teachers serving primary children with disabilities and their families.|Prereq: jr st; admis to ExcEduc prog; ExcEduc 649(C).
571 Curriculum Accommodations I: Primary/Middle. 1-3 cr. U/G. Determine individualized goals within a broad curriculum framework and develop strategies for making accommodations in teaching methods, materials and class set-up.|May be retaken to 3 cr max. Prereq: admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr; jr st; ExcEduc 587(C).
574 Curriculum Accommodations II: Primary/Middle. 3 cr. U/G. In-depth experience in IEP planning and scheduling to accommodate students with highly individualized needs within the academic curriculum.|Prereq: ExcEduc 571(P), 588(C). Admis to post-bac cert prog or cons instr.
576 Curriculum Accommodations III: Functional for Middle to High Students. 3 cr. U/G. Planning and scheduling for students with highly individualized goals, including school-to-work, while striving to integrate these goals into a well-coordinated program.|Prereq: admis to Post-Bac cert prog or cons instr.
579 Current Topics in Exceptional Education: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. Specific topic announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.|May be repeated with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st.
580 An Overview of Child/Youth Care. 3 cr. U/G. Survey of skills, theories and approaches of the youth work field. Emphasis on interactive, developmental and relationship-building approaches in a variety of settings.|Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 580 are jointly offered & count as repeats of each other. Prereq: jr st or cons instr.
581 Youth Work Practice. 3 cr. U/G. Applies the skills, theories and approaches of the youth work field to settings such as schools, community centers, and residential programs.|Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 581 are jointly offered & count as repeats of each other. Prereq: jr st; Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 580(P); or grad st or cons instr.
585 Supervised Practicum in Child and Youth Care. 2-4 cr. U/G. Supervised practicum in residential agencies and settings which utilize child and youth care workers and serve behaviorally, cognitively and/or physically disabled youth.|Ed Pol/ExcEduc 585 are jointly offered & count as repeats of each other. Prereq: jr st; Ed Pol/ExcEduc/Soc Wrk 580(P), or grad st; cons instr.
586 Teaching Experience I. 3-12 cr. U. Placement with a regular education teacher. Focus on understanding regular curriculum framework and experience teaching small groups.|Cr/no cr only; may be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: jr st; admis to Post-Bac Cert prog.
586 (effective 05/19/2014) Teaching Experience I. 1-12 cr. U/G. Placement with a regular education teacher. Focus on understanding regular curriculum framework and experience teaching small groups.|Cr/no cr only; may be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: jr st; admis to Post-Bac Cert prog.
587 (effective 05/19/2014) Teaching Experience II. 1-12 cr. U/G. Placement with exceptional education teacher. Focus on small group instruction, understanding teaching responsibilities and collaboration. On-the-job option available through application.|May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: jr st; admis to cert prog in ExcEduc; or cons instr.
587 Teaching Experience II. 3-12 cr. U. Placement with exceptional education teacher. Focus on small group instruction, understanding teaching responsibilities and collaboration. On-the-job option available through application.|May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: admis to School of Educ.
588 Teaching Experience III. 3-12 cr. U. Placement with exceptional education teacher. Full teaching responsibility is assumed. On-the-job option available through special application.|May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: admis to School of Educ.
588 (effective 05/19/2014) Teaching Experience III. 1-12 cr. U/G. Placement with exceptional education teacher. Full teaching responsibility is assumed. On-the-job option available through special application.|May be retaken to 15 cr max. Prereq: jr st; admis to cert prog in ExcEduc; or cons instr.
589 Workshop in Exceptional Education: (Subtitled). 1-6 cr. U/G. Variable content format examines assessment and/or methodological strategies appropriate for educators working with broad range of handicapped children and adolescents.|May be retaken with change of topic to max of 6 cr. Prereq: jr st; cons instr or workshop dir.
595 Technology Applications for Diverse Learners. 3 cr. U/G. Explores the use of technology to enhance the academic performance of diverse students in inclusive classrooms.|Prereq: jr st.
600 Survey of Exceptional Education. 3 cr. U/G. History, theories, research, and practices related to individuals with learning, sensory, behavioral or physical handicapping conditions.|Prereq: sr st & admis to School of Educ; or grad st.
601 Behavioral Supports. 3 cr. U/G. Addresses needs of students with challenging behaviors. Emphasis on working collaboratively to conduct functional behavioral analysis.|Prereq: admis to Post Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
602 Resources and Instruction in American Sign Language. 3 cr. U/G. Course focuses on assessment and methodology components in teaching ASL as a foreign language.|Prereq: jr st.
605 Child, Learner, Disabilities. 3 cr. U/G. Perspectives on disability; learning characteristics associated with disabilities; historical, legal and philosophical foundations; child mentoring and advocacy linked with a family-based practicum.|Counts as repeat of ExcEduc 530 and 531. Prereq: admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
607 Working with Culturally Diverse Deaf Students. 3 cr. U/G. Discusses the educational and culturally diverse backgrounds of deaf students in the schools.|Counts as repeat of ExcEduc 579 with similar topic. Prereq: none.
608 Multicultural Learning and Teaching in Special Education. 3 cr. U/G. Covers theoretical and practical applications of multicultural issues to learning and teaching in special education.|Prereq: jr st.
630 Survey of EC Intervention: Young Children with Special Needs, Families. 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to etiology, historic background, current service provisions, and issues and trends as related to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities and their families.|Prereq: jr st & admis to School of Educ; or grad st.
631 Methods for Teaching Commun Skills to Students with Severe Disabilities. 3 cr. U/G. Study of assessment, instructional, and augmentative techniques for teaching and providing communication (vocal and non-vocal) to students with severe disabilities.|Prereq: sr st; ExcEduc 665(410)(P), ComsDis 240(P), or cons instr.
633 Interdisciplinary Team Field Experience in Urban Settings. 2 cr. U/G. Field experience is designed to develop student's skills as members of interdisciplinary teams in urban community settings.|Prereq: jr st; ExcEduc 634(C).
634 Collaborative Consultation/Teaming-Serving Young Children with Disabilities. 3 cr. U/G. Focus on development of collaboration and consultation skills for professionals employed in interdisciplinary and interagency settings.|ExcEduc 634, Occthpy 634, & ComSDis 634 are jointly offered; they count as repeats of one another. Prereq: jr st.
635 (735) Individualized Planning & Instructional Methods. 2 or 3 cr. U/G. Methods and strategies for teaching and evaluating adolescents with disabilities. Special emphasis given to individual educational programs, lesson planning and scheduling.|Prereq: jr st; admis to Post-Bac cert prog or cons instr; ExcEduc 487(C) & 587(C) or cons instr.
636 Curriculum Accommodations. 2 or 3 cr. U/G. Methods and strategies for teaching and evaluating adolescents with learning disabilities, emotional disturbance and cognitive disabilities. Special emphasis given to developing individual adaptations and modifications.|Prereq: jr st; admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr; ExcEduc 635(P); 488(C) & 588(C) or cons instr.
644 Enhancing Literacy Learning for Diverse Learners: 3 cr. U/G. Teaching reading and writing to diverse learners.|Jointly offered with & subtitles count as repeat of same title of CurrIns 644. CurrIns 644 & ExcEduc 644 may be retaken with change of topic to combined 9 cr max. Prereq: currently teaching with at least 2 yrs experience; cons instr.
647 Early Childhood Special Education Field Experience: 0 to 3 Yrs. 3 cr. U/G. Provides urban experiences in early intervention programs to develop teaching skills in birth to three programs.|Prereq: jr st; admis to ExcEduc prog.
648 Early Childhood Special Education Field Experience: Preschool. 3 cr. U/G. Practicum provides urban teaching experiences in preschool programs to develop skills for working with 3-to-5 year olds with special needs and their families.|Prereq: jr st; admis to ExcEduc prog; ExcEduc 569(C).
649 Early Childhood Special Education Field Experience: Primary. 3 cr. U/G. Practicum provides urban teaching experiences in primary school-age programs to develop skills for working with 1st to 3rd graders with special needs and their families.|Prereq: jr st; admis to ExcEduc prog; ExcEduc 570(C).
651 Working With Families in Urban Communities. 3 cr. U/G. Familial and ecological factors affecting individuals with disabilities and their caregivers including in-depth experiences with a family who has a young child with special needs.|Prereq: jr st.
652 Developmental Evaluation of Young Children with Disabilities. 3 cr. U/G. The major functions of assessment used by Early Childhood Special Educators.|Prereq: jr st; ExcEduc 651(P).
655 Introduction to Education of Individuals Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of educational programs and policies for pre K-12 students who are deaf and hard of hearing.|Prereq: jr st.
662 (731) Collaborative Strategies. 3 cr. U/G. Provides the teacher with techniques that will assist in establishing relationships with other professionals, parents, and community agencies.|Prereq: jr st; ExcEduc 300(P), 600(P), or 605(P); admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
665 Language and Literacy for the Exceptional Student. 3 cr. U/G. An overview of the theoretical underpinnings for language and literacy practices, assessments, and methods of facilitating growth in students with exceptional education needs.|Prereq: ExcEduc 300 or equiv; ComsDis 240; jr st & admis to School of Educ or grad st.
671 Behavior Support & Intervention for Mid/High Students with Disabilities. 3 cr. U/G. Techniques in arranging academic and social environments for adolescents having learning and social problems.|Prereq: admis to Middle/High prog; cons instr.
676 Learning Strategies II: Cognitv/Metacognitv Intervntns-Mild Hndicppd Stdnts. 3 cr. U/G. Indepth analysis of strategy instruction for use with adolescents with mild handicaps.|Prereq: jr st; ExcEduc 675; cons instr; teacher certification.
679 Critical Issues in Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities. 3 cr. U/G. Understanding transition planning and tools to effectively assist students with disabilities in the transition process.|Counts as repeat of ExcEduc 589 with similar topic. Prereq: jr st.
680 Literacy I. 3 cr. U/G. Observing and assessing reading and writing; implementing basic strategies toward supporting reading and writing development; becoming a motivated reader/writer.|Prereq: admis to the Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
681 Literacy II. 3 cr. U/G. Organizing and implementing literacy instruction. Addressing the individual strengths and needs in communication of students with disabilities.|Prereq: ExcEduc 680(P); admis to the Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
682 Language and Literacy in Early Childhood Special Education. 3 cr. U/G. Methods in language and literacy instruction for children with special needs including study of first and second language development in children birth through age eight.|Prereq: jr st; admis to Post-Bac cert prog, or cons instr.
684 Multisensory Structured Language Teaching. 3 cr. U/G. Advanced study of dyslexia and how to implement remedial approaches to literacy. Includes a required practicum experience.|Prereq: Post-bac status or cons instr.
685 Advanced Methods in Learning Disabilities. 3 cr. U/G. Examination of recommended instructional practices in the areas of literacy, mathematics, organization and study skills, social interactions and self-advocacy.|Counts as repeat of ExcEduc 589 with same topic. Prereq: grad st or admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
699 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U/G. |Prereq: jr st & admis to School of Educ or grad st; cons instr.

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