2022-23 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

EDSE-3990 1–3 hours Independent Study in Adolescent andYoung Adult Education –Fa, Sp, Su An investigation of contemporary topics in adolescent and young adult education through reading, writing, or creative projects. EDSE-4450 2 hours Adolescent/Young Adult Field Experience –Fa An opportunity for the implementation of the objectives, skills, and instructional strategies in a setting appropriate for each discipline area. Teacher candidates teach two–three periods a day for five weeks. Prerequisite: admission to the Teacher Education Program. Corequisites: other courses in the Adolescent and Young Adult Principles of Teaching block . (Fee: $45) EDSE-4880 1–3 hours Topics in Adolescent andYoung Adult Education –Fa, Sp, Su Selected topics in adolescent and young adult education that will complement or extend existing courses or expose candidates to topics not taught in other courses; may be proposed by an EDSE faculty or student. Prerequisite: faculty advisor or instructor’s permission. EDSE-4900 12 hours Student Teaching and Seminar: Adolescent / Young Adult –Fa, Sp A teaching experience in an adolescent/young adult setting under the supervision of the mentor teacher and the University supervisor. Required seminars encourage reflection on the teaching experience, as well as discussion of issues of importance to educators. (Fee: $380) Special Education (EDSP) EDSP-2100 Exceptionalities and Behavior –Fa, Sp 2 hours Reviews the historical sequence leading to the mandates in special education. Explores implications of federal law with an emphasis on the definitions and characteristics of exceptionalities and various philosophies regarding the education of students with exceptional learning needs. Strategies of inclusion are discussed. Includes an introduction to nondiscriminatory evaluation and functional assessment of individuals with exceptionalities and the use of assistive technologies for enabling instruction. The course will present a rational and pragmatic approach to general classroom management. Throughout the course, emphasis will be given to the Positive Behavior and Intervention Support (PBIS) framework, establishing rules, preventing behavior problems, and teaching social skills. Students will complete a minimum of 15 hours in a field experience with persons with an exceptional learning need. EDSP-2400 2 hours Language Development and Communication Disorders –Sp An introduction to speech and language development for teachers. The course incorporates a range of instructional practices, technologies, and curricular materials to address the communication needs of students with disabilities and/or differing cultural and linguistic backgrounds. EDSP-2500 1 hour Survey of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities –Fa, Sp Survey of the multidisciplinary perspectives, identification, early influences, causation, levels of support, and practices related to the education of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilites in early childhood. Prequisites: EDSP- 2100 Exceptionalities and Behavior; or may be taken concurrently with EDSP-2100 Exceptionalities and Behavior. EDSP-2700 2 hours Teaching Children with Mild to Moderate Disabilities –Fa An overview of mild to moderate disabilities with a focus on instructional strategies and accommodations for students in inclusive settings. Prerequisite: TEP Acceptance, Primary (P–5) Methods I. EDSP-3100 3 hours Diagnostics and Intervention in Reading –Fa, Sp An introduction to the use of formal and informal assessment techniques for identification and remediation of reading difficulties. Teacher candidates learn practical instructional strategies for teaching students with reading problems and apply the techniques by working with elementary students in a school setting. Prerequisite: EDEC-2300 Phonics and the Reading Process. For Primary (P–5) majors. Corequisite: other courses in the Methods I block. (Fee: $20) EDSP-3150 3 hours Intervention and Diagnosis in Reading for Special Educators –Sp Study and implementation of individual testing and teaching strategies for skill development in reading, analysis of programs and materials, and development of individualized plans for remediation of specific skill deficits. Prerequisites: the Introduction to Teaching block; EDEC-2300 Phonics and the Reading Process. For Special Education majors . Corequisite: other courses in the Methods I block (Fee: $20) EDSP-3500 Special Education Law –Fa 1 hour An overview of special education law with an emphasis on the history of the law and children with disabilities and understanding the implementation and accountability mechanisms of inclusive education. EDSP-3950 3 hours Special Education Field Experience: Primary (P–5) –Fa, Sp This school-based experience allows teacher candidates to design and teach Language-Arts and Reading lessons to P–5 students with and without mild-moderate needs in an inclusive classroom setting. Teacher candidates apply research-based strategies and develop initial skills related to administering and analyzing assessments, classroom practice and technology/media applications. This course requires a current Ohio FBI Background Clearance Report to be on file with the School of Education for the duration of the field experience. Prerequisites: admission to the Teacher Education Program; major in special education. Corequisite: other courses in the Primary (P–5) Methods I block. (Fee: $45) EDSP-4100 Adaptive Curriculum and Instruction –Fa 2 hours An introduction to the curriculum, intervention strategies, instructional materials, and educational technology used with students with mild–moderate special educational needs. Prerequisite: admission to the Teacher Education Program. Corequisite: other courses in the Special Education block. EDSP-4125 1 hour Middle School Mathematics Topics for Special Educators –Fa A course with an investigative approach to topics such as logic, history of mathematics from underrepresented cultures, and teaching mathematics to diverse cultures. Mathematical modeling, formulating, and solving problems for both mathematical and everyday situations are included. Real-world connections provide opportunities for exploration and communication by written, oral, and technological presentations. Prerequisite: EDUC-2800 Principles of Mathematics II. Page 258 2022–23 Undergraduate Academic Catalog Course Descriptions EDSE-3990 – EDSP-4125 EDUCATION