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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.
536 (effective 05/18/2015) Inclusion for Secondary Science and Math Educators. 1 cr. U/G. History and legislation related to Special Education, characteristics of various disabilities, overview of universal design for learning (UDL), and accommodations and modifications of curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of all learners.|
537 (effective 05/18/2015) Math and Science Methods for All Learners. 1 cr. U/G. Lesson and unit planning that incorporates curriculum and instructional strategies designed to include students with identified disabilities, in collaboration with special educators.|Prereq: jr st; admis to teacher cert prog.
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.
538 (effective 01/26/2015) Teaching Math and Science to All Learners. 1 cr. U/G. Practicum working with students with disabilities in general education settings focused on the planning and delivery of lessons in inclusive classrooms, in collaboration with special educators.|Prereq: jr st; admis to teacher cert prog.
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 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.
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. 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 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.
588 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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