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EDU 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
EDU 200 - Foundations of Education
Explores the foundational topics related to education. Emphasizes the historical, philosophical, social, legal, ethical, and professional aspects of teaching. This course requires a practicum with a minimum of 20 hours of observation in a K-12 setting.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits
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EDU 250 - Foundations of Exceptional Education
Explores the historical, ethical, social, cultural, and legal practices for providing educational services for individuals with exceptionalities including early intervention, inclusion, adapting environments, and supporting positive behavior. Includes the study of characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities and the influence of culture and environment on development. Focuses on models, theories, and trends in special education.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: EDU 200.
3 credits
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EDU 270 - Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders
Explores the nature of autism and related development disorders. Includes an exploration of assessment measures and diagnostic criteria. Discusses intervention strategies to support students in school settings.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: EDU 200 or departmental approval.
3 credits
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EDU 271 - Methodologies and Curriculum Development for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Details current methodologies used when treating and teaching students with ASD. Emphasizes evidence based intervention strategies such as Assessment of Basic Learning and Language Skills (ABLLS), Verbal Behavior, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and the use of visual schedules. Part II of III.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: EDU 270.
3 credits
EDU 280 - Introduction to Instructional Technologies
Provides future K-12 educators with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully implement instructional technology into their classroom. Explores the connections between types of technologies, technology standards, types of learners, and instructional practices.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisite: EDU 200 or departmental approval.
3 credits
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EDU 287 - Instructional Design for Online Learning
Prepares educators to design online courses that encourage active learning and student participation. Focuses on instructional design practices including the development of content tied to learning objectives and a peer-based approach to evaluating courses.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
EDU 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits