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EDEX A403 Assessment of People with Exceptionalities. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A403P) This course is an exploration of assessment practices from initial screening by classroom teachers to interpretation of professional evaluations. Candidates will practice administering, scoring, and interpreting assessment instruments.

EDEX A403P Practicum in Assessment of People with Exceptionalities. (1) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A403) This course will provide practical observation and practice regarding assessing students with exceptionalities in an educational setting. Candidates will be required to administer, score, and interpret assessments for students with exceptionalities.

EDEX A420 Introduction to Learning Disabilities. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A420P) A survey of people with learning disabilities, including historical treatment, etiology, characteristics, methods of diagnosis, and teaching individuals with learning disabilities in the least restrictive environment.

EDEX A420P Practicum in the Instruction of People with Learning Disabilities. (1-3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A420) Field experiences in the application of methods and materials for learning disabilities which address certification requirements.

EDRD A422 Instructional Practices in Elementary School Literacy and Creative Arts. (3) (Prereq: Admission to Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean: Coreq: Junior Block) This course will focus on instructional strategies for elementary school literacy and the integration of the creative arts. This course will provide pre-service teachers with the foundational knowledge, instructional practices, approaches, methods, and materials to create an environment focused on the literary creative arts. This course includes a practicum that will allow candidates to implement instructional strategies. This course aligns with Read to Succeed Legislation requirements for pre-service teachers

EDRD A430 Foundations in Reading in Elementary and Special Education. (3) (Prereq: EDRD A218 and Admission to Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: Junior Block) This course will provide an overview of the theoretical and evidencebased foundations of reading in elementary and special education. Major theoretical perspectives of cognitive, linguistic, motivational and sociocultural foundations of reading and writing will be examined. This course provides supervised classroom and clinical experience in teaching developmental reading. Seminars and group discussions are held. This course aligns with Read to Succeed Legislation requirements for pre-service teachers

EDEX A402 Autism, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Severe Disabilities. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean) This course investigates issues including early childhood setting is required. Observation and participation in classroom setting is required with a focus on literacy. Lesson plans will be implemented and evaluated.

EDRD A421 Assessment of Reading in Elementary Education. (3) (Prereq: EDRD A318 and Admission to Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: Senior Block) Clinical and classroom aspects of teaching students with reading difficulties are explored with emphasis on assessment, instructional materials, and teaching techniques. This course includes a practicum that will allow candidates to implement instructional strategies. This course aligns with Read to Succeed Legislation requirements for pre-service teachers

EDEX A410 Introduction to People with Intellectual Disabilities. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean) A survey of people with intellectual disabilities, including historical treatment, etiology, characteristics, methods of diagnosis, and teaching individuals with intellectual disabilities in the least restrictive environment.

EDEX A425 Methods and Materials for Teaching People with Learning Disabilities. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A425P) Methods and materials related to the development and establishment of satisfactory adaptive behaviors and academic skills for people with learning disabilities, including the development of Individualized Education Programs. Meets multicategorical special education certification and learning disabilities certification requirements.

EDEX A425P Practicum in Teaching People with Learning Disabilities. (1-3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A425) Field experiences in the application of methods and materials for learning disabilities which address certification requirements.

EDEX A430 Characteristics of People with Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean) A survey of people with emotional and/or behavioral disorders, including historical treatment, etiology, characteristics, methods of diagnosis, and teaching individuals with emotional and/or behavioral disorders in the least restrictive environment.

EDEX A415 Methods and Materials for Teaching People with Intellectual Disabilities. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A415P) Methods and materials related to the development and establishment of satisfactory adaptive behaviors and academic skills for people with intellectual disabilities, including the development of Individualized Education Programs. Meets multicategorical special education certification and mental disabilities certification requirements.

EDEX A415P Practicum in the Instruction of People with Intellectual Disabilities. (1-3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A415) Field experiences in the application of methods and materials for people with intellectual disabilities. Meets special education in mental disabilities certification requirements.

EDEX A424 Behavior Intervention and Management. (3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A424P) This course will provide methods for planning, implementing, and evaluating appropriate and effective behavior management programs. Candidates will also learn methods for assisting students with exceptionalities in the changing of their behaviors.

EDEX A424P Practicum in Behavior Intervention and Management. (1) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX 424) This course will provide practical observation, participation, and teaching experiences with students with exceptionalities. Candidates will be required to plan, implement, and evaluate a behavior intervention program for students with exceptionalities.

EDEX A435 Methods and Materials for Teaching People with Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders. (3)  (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A435P) Methods and procedures related to the development and establishment of satisfactory adaptive behaviors and academic skills for people with emotional and/or behavioral disorders, including the development of Individualized Education Programs. Meets multicategorical special education certification and emotional disabilities certification requirements.

EDEX A435P Practicum in the Instruction of People with Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders. (1-3) (Prereq: EDEX A200 and Admission to the Professional Program in Education or permission from the Dean; Coreq: EDEX A435) Field experiences in the application of methods and materials for people with emotional and/ or behavioral disorders, including the development of Individualized Education Programs. Meets multicategorical special education certification and emotional disabilities certification requirements. This course requires 25 hours of clinical field experience for each credit awarded.

EDRD A423 Content Area Reading and Writing in the Elementary School. (3) (Prereq: EDRD A430 and Admission to Professional Program in Education or special permission from the Dean; Coreq: Senior Block) This course will focus on the study of foundational knowledge of content area literacy. This course will also provide pre-service teachers with the necessary strategies and materials that facilitate K-6 students’ reading and writing skills in the content areas. This course aligns with Read to Succeed Legislation requirements for pre-service teachers.

EDEX A476 Senior Seminar. (3) (Prereq: Admission to the Professional Program in Special Education and Admission to Internship in Special Education; Coreq: EDEX A472) The course is the synthesis and critical evaluation of professional studies in special education.

EDEX A472 Internship in Special Education. (12) (Prereq: Admission to the Professional Program in Special Education and Admission to Internship in Special Education; Coreq: EDEX A476) A program observation and teaching in the public schools under the supervision of certified special education teachers and university personnel.