The Graduate School of Education (GSE) offers one doctoral degree, five master’s degrees, one bachelor’s degree, nine minors, six undergraduate certificates, twelve accelerated master’s programs and thirty-seven graduate certificates. Within each degree program students have the option to choose a concentration that best meets their interests or needs. Additionally, students may pursue coursework leading to initial teacher licensure. Students can pursue a Master’s degree and one graduate certificate concurrently.

Collaborative Undergraduate Degree Licensure Programs

GSE supports undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines interested in education and teacher licensure. Nine collaborative undergraduate degree licensure programs are available including undergraduate certificates and the programs below. For more information, contact us or visit our website.

Dance Arts Licensure (PK–12)

Upon successful completion of the requirements for a BA or BFA in Dance, students may pursue course work that will allow them to attain licensure to teach dance in Virginia public school systems. For details, see School of Dance.

Theatre Arts Licensure (PK–12)

Upon successful completion of the requirements for a BA in Theater with a concentration in Theater Education for Theatre Arts Pk-12, students may pursue coursework that will allow them to attain licensure to teach Theatre Arts in Virginia public school systems. For details, see School of Theater.

Concentration in Music Education (PK–12)

The BM in Music with a concentration in Music Education allows students to obtain certification to teach in Virginia public school systems. Students may follow an instrumental or choral/general music emphasis in the curriculum. For details, see School of Music.

Collaborative Graduate Degree Licensure Programs

Teaching Theatre Licensure (PK-12)

Upon successful completion of the requirements for a Teaching Theatre PK-12 Graduate Certificate, students can obtain licensure to teach Theatre in Virginia public school systems. For details, see School of Theater.

Visual Arts Licensure (PK-12)

Upon successful completion of the requirements for an Art Education Graduate Certificate, students can obtain licensure to teach Art in Virginia public school systems. For details, see School of Art.

Accelerated Master’s Programs

The Graduate School of Education collaborates with undergraduate programs to offer twelve accelerated Master’s programs. For more information, see the website.

School Faculty

Professors

Bauer, Bemak, Brigham, Brozo, Buehl, Burns, R. Chung, Clark, Dabbagh, DeMulder, Earley, Fox, Haley, Hopson, Kelly, Kidd, King-Sears, Kitsantas, Mason, Maxwell, Ndura, Norton, Reybold, Samaras, Shaklee, Sturtevant, Zenkov

Associate Professors

Baily, P. Baker, Balzano, Bannan, Berkeley, Y. Chung, Edkins, Evmenova, Goodman, Groth, Hjalmarson, Hutchison, Jerome, Letiecq, Parker, Parsons, Peters-Burton, Pamas, Pierce, Regan, Sheridan, Shin, Smith, Sprague, Suh, Talleyrand Abrams, View, Williams van Rooij, Wong

Assistant Professors

Ainsworth, Asen, Avila, C. Baker, Barthold, Bean, Biggs, Borup, Brown, Call-Cummings, Carney, Coogle, D’Amico, Dodman, Drake-Patrick, Duke, Francis, Frank, A. Gilbert, D. Hathaway, J. Hathaway, Helmsing, Hoch, Holincheck, LaCroix, Mattix Foster, A. Miller, Nagro, K. Park, Powell, Ramos, Ray, Satsangi, D. Stone, V. Stone, Stribling, Sturrock, Veseley, Ward Parsons, Weiss, Williams, Wills, Woody

Instructors

D. Fulcher, Rioux-Bailey

Early Childhood Education (ECED)

400 Level Courses

ECED 401: Developmental Pathways of Diverse Learners, Birth-Adolescence. 3 credits.
Examines child and adolescent development from diverse perspectives. Addresses typical and atypical physical, social and emotional, language, and intellectual development. Explores role of individual differences and culture in understanding and interpreting child and adolescent development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 402: Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Learners. 3 credits.
Examines complexity of language and literacy development of diverse young learners. Emphasizes language acquisition, reading, and writing in prekindergarten and kindergarten contexts. Focuses on evidence-based assessment and instructional practices that promote prekindergarten and kindergarten children’s language and literacy development. Explores social, cultural, affective, cognitive, and educational factors that play a role in language acquisition and literacy learning. Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 403: Inclusive Curriculum for Young Learners: Planning Instruction and Guidance. 3 credits.
Explores principles of learning, curriculum development, and relationship between assessment and instruction. Examines role of play and active exploration in learning. Addresses guiding children's behavior and the role of families and culture in children's learning. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 404: Engaging Families of Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Focuses on strategies for developing culturally appropriate family professional partnerships to benefit children, including children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and children with special needs. Explores theories and research supporting a family-centered approach, including family and professional rights and responsibilities, especially in the special education process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 405: Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education. 3 credits.
Surveys current knowledge about young children with disabilities within the context of human growth and development and learning expectations in the preschool years. Includes historical factors and legislation affecting service delivery. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 406: Medical and Developmental Aspects of Disabilities of Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Focuses on medical and developmental aspects of children with disabilities, birth to age 5. Emphasizes the role of professionals in service delivery. Explores etiology, symptomatology, and management of neuromotor and developmental disabilities. Emphasizes positioning, adaptive strategies, and understanding assistive technology devices. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 411: Assessment of Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Examines types of assessment, including family-centered child assessment, for planning and implementing effective programs for culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children, birth through third grade. Addresses selection, administration, analysis, and interpretation of formal and informal assessments. Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 and ECED 403 or approval of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 412: Language and Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Primary Grade Learners. 3 credits.
Examines ways to assess and develop reading, writing, and the language arts in primary grade classrooms. Addresses instructional strategies and practices that promote language and literacy development in culturally, linguistically, socioeconomically, and ability diverse children. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ECED 512.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 402.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 413: Integrating Social Studies Across the Content Areas for Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Explores social studies content, assessment, curriculum development, planning, and instructional practices. Examines strategies for guiding children’s behavior, integrating social studies instruction across content areas, and planning and implementing community of learners inclusive of children with diverse abilities and cultural, linguistic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 403.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 415: Mathematics for Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Examines ways to foster development of mathematics in preschool to third-grade children. Covers construction of mathematics lessons and hands-on experiences that promote learning in children with diverse abilities and cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 403.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 416: Science for Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Examines ways to foster development of science in preschool to third-grade children. Covers construction of science lessons and hands-on experiences that promote learning in children with diverse abilities and cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 403.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 422: Developing Language, Literacy, and Communication of Diverse Infants and Toddlers. 3 credits.
Examines instructional strategies, resources, and technologies, including assistive technologies, to develop language, literacy, and communication of diverse infants and toddlers. Explores monolingual and multilingual language acquisition, cultural and linguistic diversity, and language delays and disorders. Focuses on the importance of adult-child interaction and the role of the family in children’s language, literacy, and communication development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 423: Early Intervention for Infants & Toddlers with Disabilities: Collaborative & Consultative Approaches. 3 credits.
Covers methods of service delivery for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. Explores key aspects of consultation, interdisciplinary collaboration, service coordination, and family-centered services. Focuses on culturally responsive practices. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 485: Applied and Teacher Research in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Develops fundamental concepts, principles, and methods of research in early childhood education, with emphasis on interpreting and applying research results. Critiques research and uses findings in educational settings. Serves as a capstone course in early childhood education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 490: Internship in Early Childhood Education. 1-6 credits.
Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 12 credits.
Schedule Type: Student Teaching
ECED 497: Special Topics in Early Childhood Education. 1-3 credits.
Provides study on selected topic or emerging issue in Early Childhood Education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with ECE program permission. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.
Schedule Type: Seminar

500 Level Courses

ECED 501: Developmental Pathways of Diverse Learners, Birth-Adolescence. 3 credits.
Examines child and adolescent development from diverse perspectives. Addresses typical and atypical physical, social and emotional, language, and intellectual development. Explores role of individual differences and culture in understanding and interpreting child and adolescent development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 502: Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Prekindergarten and Kindergarten Learners. 3 credits.
Examines complexity of language and literacy development of diverse young learners. Emphasizes language acquisition, reading, and writing in prekindergarten and kindergarten contexts. Focuses on evidence-based assessment and instructional practices that promote prekindergarten and kindergarten children’s language and literacy development. Explores social, cultural, affective, cognitive, and educational factors that play a role in language acquisition and literacy learning. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 503: Inclusive Curriculum for Young Learners: Planning Instruction and Guidance. 3 credits.
Explores principles of learning, curriculum development, and relationship between assessment and instruction. Examines role of play and active exploration in learning. Addresses guiding children's behavior and the role of families and culture in children's learning. Notes: Field experience required Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 504: Engaging Families of Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Focuses on strategies for developing culturally appropriate family professional partnerships to benefit children, including children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and children with special needs. Explores theories and research supporting a family-centered approach, including family and professional rights and responsibilities, especially in the special education process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 505: Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education. 3 credits.
Surveys current knowledge about young children with disabilities within the context of human growth and development and learning expectations in the preschool years. Includes historical factors and legislation affecting service delivery. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 506: Medical and Developmental Aspects of Disabilities of Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Focuses on medical and developmental aspects of children with disabilities, birth to age 5. Emphasizes the role of professionals in service delivery. Explores etiology, symptomatology, and management of neuromotor and developmental disabilities. Emphasizes positioning, adaptive strategies, and understanding assistive technology devices. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDSE 558.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 511: Assessment of Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Examines types of assessment, including family-centered child assessment, for planning and implementing effective programs for culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children, birth through third grade. Addresses selection, administration, analysis, and interpretation of formal and informal assessments. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or ECED 501 and ECED 403 or ECED 503 or approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 512: Language and Literacy Assessment and Instruction for Diverse Primary Grade Learners. 3 credits.
Examines ways to assess and develop reading, writing, and the language arts in primary grade classrooms. Addresses instructional strategies and practices that promote language and literacy development in culturally, linguistically, socio-economically, and ability diverse children. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Early Childhood Education program or approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 513: Integrating Social Studies Across the Content Areas for Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Explores social studies content, assessment, curriculum development, planning, and instructional practices. Examines strategies for guiding children’s behavior, integrating social studies instruction across content areas, and planning and implementing community of learners inclusive of children with diverse abilities and cultural, linguistic, and socio-economic backgrounds. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 503
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 514: Mathematics and Science for Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Examines ways to foster development of mathematics and science in preschool to third-grade children. Covers construction of math and science lessons and hands-on experiences that address the needs of culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children. Notes: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Early Childhood Education program or approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 515: Mathematics for Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Examines ways to foster development of mathematics in preschool to third-grade children. Covers construction of mathematics lessons and hands-on experiences that promote learning in children with diverse abilities and cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 403 or ECED 503.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 516: Science for Diverse Young Learners. 3 credits.
Examines ways to foster development of science in preschool to third-grade children. Covers construction of science lessons and hands-on experiences that promote learning in children with diverse abilities and cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 403 or ECED 503.
Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 522: Developing Language, Literacy, and Communication of Diverse Infants and Toddlers. 3 credits.
Examines instructional strategies, resources, and technologies, including assistive technologies, to develop language, literacy, and communication of diverse infants and toddlers. Explores monolingual and multilingual language acquisition, cultural and linguistic diversity, and language delays and disorders. Focuses on the importance of adult-child interaction and the role of the family in children’s language, literacy, and communication development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDSE 556.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Early Childhood Education program or approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 523: Early Intervention for Infants & Toddlers with Disabilities: Collaborative & Consultative Approaches. 3 credits.
Covers methods of service delivery for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. Explores key aspects of consultation, interdisciplinary collaboration, service coordination, and family-centered services. Focuses on culturally responsive practices. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Early Childhood Education program or approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 597: Special Topics in Early Childhood Education. 1-3 credits.
Provides study on selected topic or emerging issue in Early Childhood Education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with ECE program permission. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 9 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar

600 Level Courses

ECED 601: Frameworks for Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Analyzes foundational frameworks for developing perspectives for working with culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse young learners, birth to age 8, and their families. Examines foundational work from fields of early childhood education, early childhood special education, multicultural education, and second language acquisition. Notes: Must be taken as final course or with final courses of the program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 685: Applied and Teacher Research in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Develops fundamental concepts, principles, and methods of research in early childhood education, with emphasis on interpreting and applying research results. Critiques research and uses findings in educational settings. Serves as a capstone course in early childhood education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Taken with or after final course of program or with permission of the program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 691: Policy Perspectives in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Explores historical and current trends and issues involving legislation and policy in early childhood education, multilingual education, early childhood special education, and multicultural education. Focuses on historical role of social advocacy, development of advocacy skills, and collaboration and consultation with other professionals and staff in early childhood education of services and context of service delivery. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

ECED 702: Early Writing: Cognition, Language, and Literacy. 3 credits.
Examines early writing research and practice related to cognition, language, and literacy in the early education of diverse learners, including special education and multicultural/multilingual education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and admission to the PHD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ECED 704: Family Research and Practice in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Explores the relationship between families and professionals in providing appropriate early care and education, birth through grade 3, including children with special education needs and those from culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse backgrounds. Includes in-depth study, analysis, and discussions of original research as well as synthesis of findings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and admission to the PHD program.
Schedule Type: Seminar
ECED 710: International Perspectives in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Examines international perspectives in early childhood education in various contexts to increase students' knowledge of approaches to planning and implementing effective programs for culturally, linguistically, and ability diverse children by professionals working with young children and families to inform, connect, and enrich U.S. based programs in early childhood education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Concentration in Early Childhood Education for Diverse Learners, the Ph.D. in Education, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
ECED 788: Internship in Early Childhood Education Prekindergarten-Third Grade. 6 credits.
Enables students to participate full time in an internship in early childhood education (prekindergarten through third grade). Links university course work to real world of working with diverse young learners and their families. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ECED 798.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or 501, ECED 403 or 503 and Admission to the Early Childhood Education Prekindergarten-Third Grade Licensure Graduate Certificate Program. Endorsement and standardized test requirements (Praxis Core Academics Skills for Educators or qualifying substitution, Praxis II, and Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) must be met the semester prior to the internship.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ECED 789: Internship in Early Childhood Special Education Birth - Five. 6 credits.
Enables students to participate full time in an internship in early childhood special education (birth-5). Links university course work to real world of working with children with special needs and their families. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ECED 799.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or 501, ECED 403 and 503, and Admission to the Early Childhood Special Educational Licensure Graduate Certificate Program. All standardized test requirements (Praxis Core Academic Skills of Educators or qualifying substitution and Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) must be met prior to applying to the internship.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ECED 790: Internship with Diverse Preschool Children. 3 credits.
Enables students to participate full time in an internship with diverse preschool children. Links university course work to real world of working with diverse young learners and their families. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or 501, ECED 403 or 503, and Admission to the Early Childhood Education Prekindergarten – Third Grade (Licensure) Graduate Certificate Program. All endorsement and standardized test requirements (Praxis Core Academics Skills for Educators or qualifying substitution, Praxis II, and Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) must be met the semester prior to the internship.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ECED 791: Internship with Diverse Infants and Toddlers. 3 credits.
Enables students to participate full time in an internship with diverse infants/toddlers. Links university course work to real world of working with diverse young learners and their families. Notes: Students enroll in both infant/toddler (3 credits) and preschool (3 credits) internships. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or 501, ECED 403 or 503, and Admission to the Early Childhood Special Education (Licensure) Graduate Certificate Program. All standardized test requirements (Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators or qualifying substitution and Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) must be met the semester prior to the internship.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ECED 792: Internship in Early Childhood Education-TFA. 1-6 credits.
Enables students to participate full time in an internship in early childhood education. Links university course work to real world of working with diverse young learners and their families. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Early Childhood Education program or approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ECED 793: Internship in Preschool Early Childhood Special Education. 3 credits.
Enables students to participate full time in an internship in preschool early childhood special education. Links university course work to real world of working with diverse young learners and their families. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or 501, ECED 403 or 503, and Admission to the Early Childhood Special Education (Licensure) Graduate Certificate Program. All standardized test requirements (Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators or qualifying substitution and Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) must be met the semester prior to the internship.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
ECED 795: Internship in Kindergarten - Third Grade. 3 credits.
Enables students to participate full time in an internship in early childhood education in kindergarten through third grade. Links university course work to real world of working with diverse young learners and their families. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: ECED 401 or 501, ECED 403 or 503, and Admission to the Early Childhood Education Prekindergarten - Third Grade Licensure Graduate Certificate Program. Endorsement and standardized test requirements (Praxis Core Academics Skills for Educators or qualifying substitution, Praxis II, and Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment) must be met prior to applying for the internship.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship

800 Level Courses

ECED 801: Current Research and Trends in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Examines research and trends in the early education of children. Explores issues that influence the education of young children with special education needs and children from culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse backgrounds. Examines practices appropriate for diverse young learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program or post-master's status and approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ECED 803: Teacher Preparation and Professional Development. 3 credits.
Explores research and current recommended practices related to teacher preparation and professional development. Provides opportunity for practical application with preservice or inservice teachers. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDUC 803.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program or post-master’s status and approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ECED 804: Family Research and Practice in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Explores the relationship between families and professionals in providing appropriate early care and education, birth through grade 3, including children with special education needs and those from culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse backgrounds. Includes in-depth study, analysis, and discussions of original research as well as syntheses of findings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program or or advanced-master’s status with approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
ECED 812: Early Writing: Cognition, Language, and Literacy. 3 credits.
Examines writing research and practice related to cognition, language, and literacy in the early education of diverse learners, including special education and multicultural/multilingual education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program or advanced-master’s status with approval of course instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Assistive Technology (EDAT)

400 Level Courses

EDAT 410: Introduction to Assistive Technology. 3 credits.
Provides an understanding of assistive technology and application in instructional programs, career tasks, and life skills for individuals with disabilities. Presentation and exploration experiences enable students to better use assistive technology in education, work, community, and home environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDIT 410.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 421: Augmentative Communication. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of augmentative and alternative communication tools for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. Exploration experiences enable students to locate, use and train others on the range of AAC technologies available. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 422: Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of specific technology and resources available to enhance and improve the ability of individuals who are visually impaired/blind or hearing-impaired/deaf. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDIT 412.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 423: Accessibility and Input Modifications. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of accessibility strategies and input modifications designed for use by individuals with disabilities. Exploration experiences enable students to locate, use and train others on the range of technologies available as well as design opportunities for constructing unique devices. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

500 Level Courses

EDAT 510: Introduction to Assistive Technology. 3 credits.
Provides an understanding of assistive technology and application in instructional programs, career tasks, and life skills for individuals with disabilities. Presentation and exploration experiences enable students to better use assistive technology in education, work, community, and home environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDIT 510, EDSE 510.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 521: Augmentative Communication. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of augmentative and alternative communication tools for use by individuals with speech and communication disabilities. Exploration experiences enable students to locate, use and train others on the range of AAC technologies available. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 522: Assistive Technology for Individuals with Sensory Impairments. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of specific technology and resources available to enhance and improve the ability of individuals who are visually impaired/blind or hearing-impaired/deaf. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 523: Accessibility and Input Modifications. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of accessibility strategies and input modifications designed for use by individuals with disabilities. Exploration experiences enable students to locate, use and train others on the range of technologies available as well as design opportunities for constructing unique devices. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 524: Universal Design for Learning. 3 credits.
Describes the foundations and principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Focuses on teaching students with various disabilities including those with learning disabilities from preschool to postsecondary education implementing technology-based and other UDL strategies. Applies UDL principles to the design of accessible instructional materials. Students have the opportunity to develop and implement UDL lesson plans. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 525: Software and Mobile Applications for Individuals with Disabilities. 3 credits.
Provides overview with software, mobile applications, and accessibility features. Identifies design features to meet individual's special needs; provides hands-one experiences with the range of software and mobile applications that incorporate evidence-based strategies for individuals with disabilities across environments, settings and the life span. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 527: Assistive Technology for Independent Living and Employment. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of assistive technology accommodations and public policy related to independent living for individuals with disabilities throughout their life span. Focuses on assistive technologies that support daily living tasks and workplace accommodations to improve the performance of daily living and work activities for individuals with disabilities. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 530: Assistive Technology for Independent Living. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of activities of daily living (ADLs) for individuals who have disabilities and the elderly. ADLs include but are not limited to assistive technologies that support dressing, feeding, hygiene, housework and safety. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 531: Assistive Technology in the Workplace. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of workplace accommodations, functional barriers commonly experienced in the workplace, assistive technology, ergonomic strategies, and universal design approaches to improve performance of work activities for individuals with disabilities, including but not limited to mobility, dexterity, sensory, communication, and cognitive impairments. Field experience may be required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 597: Special Topics in Assistive Technology. 1-6 credits.
Provides advanced study on selected topic or emerging issue in assistive technology. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 599: Independent Study in Assistive Technology. 1-6 credits.
Studies assistive technology research, theory, or practice under direction of faculty member. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDAT 610: Designing Adapted Environments. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of environmental adaptations for individuals with disabilities to increase their access to community, workplace, and school activities. Covers legal issues within the ADA for adapting environments and addresses programmatic and physical access issues. Notes: Field Experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDAT 510.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDAT 649: Assistive Technology Assessment. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of AT consideration and assessment procedures with emphasis on generated assessment plan and written report. Review and administer existing assistive technology (AT) evaluation instruments. Notes: Field Experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDAT 510.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Counseling and Development (EDCD)

500 Level Courses

EDCD 525: Advanced Human Growth and Development. 3 credits.
Covers human development throughout the life span, including emotional, physical, and cognitive development; and emphasizes personal adjustment and achievement. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDCD 601: Introduction to Research in Counseling. 3 credits.
Enhances knowledge of and involvement in counseling research by introducing techniques and principles to design, implement, and evaluate research projects and program development in community and school settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 602: Foundations in Counseling. 3 credits.
Provides students with an introduction to the field of professional counseling. Provides graduate students in counseling with knowledge about the history and foundations of counseling, the professional identity and multifaceted role of the counselor, program mission statement and its relationship to counseling. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 603: Counseling Theories and Practice. 3 credits.
Covers major theoretical approaches to counseling from a multicultural perspective and provides supervised introduction to basic skills. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 602 (may be taken concurrently).
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education, Post-Masters Counseling Lic or Psychology.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 604: Assessment and Appraisal in Counseling. 3 credits.
Prepares students to become informed about psychological and educational tests and assessment procedures that are used and applied in a counseling context. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDCD 601B.
B Requires minimum grade of B.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 606: Counseling Children and Adolescents. 4 credits.
Presents theories, techniques, and counseling issues relevant to children and adolescents. Counseling lab provides practice with an emphasis on process and culturally competent counseling strategies. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 525 and EDCD 603.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
EDCD 608: Group Processes and Analyses. 4 credits.
Presents theories appropriate to various types of groups and descriptions of group practices, methods, dynamics, and facilitative skills. Focuses on applying theory to practice. Includes lab. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 603; and EDCD 606 or EDCD 609.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education, Post-Masters Counseling Lic or Psychology.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
EDCD 609: Advanced Counseling Skills and Strategies. 4 credits.
Covers counseling skills, process and strategies associated with major counseling theories. Provides intensive practice in both technical and conceptual skills with emphasis on self-awareness, case conceptualization, racial-cultural considerations, and supervised practice in a community setting. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 525 and EDCD 603.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education, Post-Masters Counseling Lic or Psychology.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture
EDCD 610: Career and Educational Counseling. 3 credits.
Presents theories and counseling issues relevant to career counseling in schools and community agencies. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 603, 606 or 609.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCD 604.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 611: Introduction to Ethical and Legal Issues in School Counseling. 2 credits.
Introduces principles, practices, and application of ethical and legal issues in school counseling. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 626.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 626: Principles and Practices of School Counseling. 3 credits.
Introduces school counseling program development at K-12 levels. Presents philosophy, principles, and practices of effective school counseling. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 602 (may be taken concurrently).
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 628: Counseling and Social Justice. 3 credits.
Discusses the Counseling and Development program's mission statement of Social Justice, Multiculturalism, Internationalism, Advocacy and Leadership. Provides an overview of theories and models of social justice, advocacy, and leadership. Examines theories and models from a multicultural perspective and discusses within the context of counseling in school and community settings. Examines the role of counselors as change agents, leaders, and advocates. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 603, and 626 or 654.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCD 660.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 652: Introduction to Substance Abuse Counseling. 3 credits.
Introduces substance abuse counseling. Covers addiction issues, diagnosis and treatment planning, and individual and group counseling strategies with diverse populations. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 603 or concurrent enrollment.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 654: Counseling, Ethics, and Consultation in Community Agencies. 3 credits.
Provides a foundation for engaging in counseling, consultation, and ethical decision making within agency settings. Examines the role of the community agency counselor, with attention to multicultural and social justice perspectives. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 603 or concurrent enrollment.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 656: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Mental Health Professionals. 3 credits.
Introduces students to fundamental concepts in the classification of psychopathology as well as the clinical interviewing skills necessary to apply DSM-5 diagnoses to clients in a sound and ethical manner. Incorporates an explicit focus on the role of race and culture in diagnosis and treatment. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 603 (may be taken concurrently).
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 658: Couples and Family Counseling. 3 credits.
Introduces major approaches to counseling couples and families. Uses case studies and simulations to facilitate transition from theory to practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCD 609 (may be taken concurrently).
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 660: Multicultural Counseling. 3 credits.
Examines multicultural issues in counseling and explores the complexities of culture and its influence on the client/counselor relationship. Promotes awareness and understanding of cultural differences and their effect on the counseling relationship. Investigates variables that interact with culture that may interfere with the counseling relationship, such as historical, political, socioeconomic, psychosocial adjustment, racism, prejudice, discrimination, and oppression. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDCD 608B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDCD 755: Practicum in Counseling. 3 credits.
Provides supervised practice in a counseling setting similar to the setting in which the student may work with an emphasis on the counseling process. Notes: Weekly graduate class emphasizes site processing. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of CNDV program course work except for EDCD 610 or electives (total credits cannot exceed 3 credits); overall GPA of 3.00; no grade lower than B in skills courses EDCD 603, 606/609 and 608; no more than two grades of C in any other graduate course work required by CNDV program; permission of advisor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCD 791: Internship in Counseling. 3 credits.
Provides supervised practice in a counseling setting similar to the setting in which the student may work with an emphasis on the counseling process. Builds on previous practicum experiences. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of CNDV program course work except for electives; overall GPA of 3.00; no grade lower than B in skills courses EDCD 603, 606/609, 608 and 755; no more than two grades of C in any other graduate course work required by CNDV program; permission of advisor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development, Education or Post-Masters Counseling Lic.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCD 797: Advanced Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
See EDUC 797. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDCD 603B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Counseling and Development.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

800 Level Courses

EDCD 894: Advanced Family and Systems Counseling. 3 credits.
Develops advanced level skills and competencies in the practice of family and systems counseling. Multiple theoretical models for practice in a multicultural society will be explored, as will the applications of those models in multiple professional settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to PhD in Counseling and Development Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 895: Emerging Issues in Counseling and Development. 3 credits.
Examines issues in counseling profession, including counseling theory and methodology, development of client groups, new roles and settings for counselors, emerging assessment procedures, new understanding of diagnosis; and impact of societal changes on counseling profession. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 896: Advanced Multicultural Counseling. 3 credits.
Focuses on advanced issues in multicultural counseling, including multicultural counseling theories, skills, assessment, supervision, research, and ethics. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Masters degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education and EDCD 660, or equivalent; EDCD 895; admission to Counseling and Development Doctoral Program, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDCD 897: Advanced Group Counseling. 3 credits.
For doctoral students who have had experience and training in group work. Provides greater understanding and advanced skill application in group dynamics, group process, and group leadership. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Masters degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education and EDCD 608 or equivalent; EDCD 895; admission to the Counseling and Development Doctoral Program, or Permission of Instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDCD 898: Grant Writing and Publishing. 3 credits.
Focuses on grant writing and publishing in counseling and psychology. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Masters degree in counseling or related counseling field from an accredited institution of higher education; EDCD 895; admission to the Counseling and Development Doctoral Program, or Permission of Instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDCD 899: The Theory and Practice of Counseling Supervision. 4 credits.
Explores counseling supervision theory from a multicultural and social justice perspective. Students will apply these theories by supervising Master's level community agency and school counseling practicum students under the supervision of the instructor. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to PhD in Counseling and Development Program; Master's degree in Counseling or related field, or permission of the instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

900 Level Courses

EDCD 900: Leadership and Advocacy in the Counseling Profession. 4 credits.
Introduces students to broad theoretical concepts, strategies, and skills related to leadership and advocacy within the counseling profession, and will help students integrate leadership and advocacy into their professional identity. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to PhD in Counseling and Development Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCD 990: Advanced Internship in Counseling Leadership. 3 credits.
Provides supervised practice in counseling leadership setting or position. Emphasizes counseling leadership in practice. Notes: Biweekly class emphasizes site processing, leadership skills, and topical seminars. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Education program, Counseling and Development specialization; EDCD 628 or equivalent; EDCD 895.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCD 991: Advanced Internship in Counseling. 6 credits.
Provides an intensive multicultural social justice oriented field based supervised experience. Emphasizes intensive use of multicultural competencies in practice, supervision, and program development and evaluation in order to address social justice issues for clients in school or community settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Education program, Counseling and Development specialization, EDCD 628 or equivalent; EDCD 895 and EDCD 896.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCD 992: Advanced Internship in Social Justice. 3 credits.
Provides opportunities to implement programs and strategies to affect social justice for clients in school or community settings. Notes: Biweekly class emphasizes topical seminars and supervision. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program, Counseling and Development specialization; EDCD 628 or equivalent; EDCD 895.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Internship

Curriculum and Instruction (EDCI)

300 Level Courses

EDCI 370: Young Adult Literature in Multicultural Settings. 3 credits.
Examines literary works written for and about young adults, introduces critical issues surrounding teaching of young adult literature in multiculturally diverse schools, and requires reading and review of young adult literature. Notes: Significant online work is required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 372: Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Covers curricula, current issues, and research literature in secondary school mathematics. Emphasis is on developing different styles of teaching. Field experience is required for those seeking initial teacher licensure. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDUC 422
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

EDCI 469: Teaching English in Secondary School. 3 credits.
Provides study of advanced methods, materials, content, and organization of English programs in secondary school. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 422. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 472: Advanced Methods for Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Focuses on learning processes for mathematics. Introduces national and state standards regarding content and methodologies for teaching mathematics. Examines instructional methods and materials in relation to secondary mathematical content, curriculum, and assessment. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 372, EDUC 422.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 473: Teaching Science in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Builds fundamental knowledge of science teaching and learning including standards-based curriculum design and research-based teaching strategies. Notes: School-based field experience required for those seeking initial teacher licensure. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Secondary Education Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 479: Advanced Methods of Teaching English in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Guides students in working effectively with national and local standards for teaching secondary English. Continuation course in methods from EDCI 469. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDCI 669.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 469.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 483: Advanced Methods of Teaching Science in Secondary School. 3 credits.
Provides advanced study of teaching and curriculum development based on research and current issues. Emphasizes integrating science and technology, adapting instruction to needs of diverse learners, and promoting safety. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 473.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 490: Student Teaching in Education. 6 credits.
Provides intensive, supervised clinical experience in approved school for fall or spring semester. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of licensure and all endorsement course work.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCI 491: Internship Seminar in Secondary Training. 2 credits.
Focuses on critical reflection regarding effects of teacher actions others; develops skills as reflective practitioner; presents research-based rationales for instructional decision-making. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the professional semester.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCI 490.
Schedule Type: Seminar

500 Level Courses

EDCI 510: Linguistics for PreK-12 ESOL Teachers. 3 credits.
Examines language as a system, with particular focus on teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students in grades PreK-12. Considers teaching implications of phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 537 and EDRD 515.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in English as a Second Language or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 516: Bilingualism and Language Acquisition Research. 3 credits.
Examines research in first and second language acquisition, including interaction of bilingual person's two languages with application for the classroom. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 537 and EDRD 515. May be taken concurrently with EDRD 515.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCI 560.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 519: Methods of Teaching Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners. 3 credits.
Examines approaches, methods, and techniques for teaching culturally &linguistically diverse learners in bilingual & ESL classrooms, as well as resources available in the field. Critically analyzes and demonstrates teaching approaches based on second language acquisition research, including teaching language through content. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork in public schools. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 516. EDRD 515 and EDUC 537.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 520: Assessment of Language Learners. 3 credits.
Examines innovative approaches to assessing language learners. Topics include identification, placement, monitoring of student progress, development of authentic performance-based measures, design of portfolios, application of measurement concepts, analysis of assessment instruments, and linking assessments to instruction. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 519 or EDCI 560.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 521: Curriculum Development for Language Learners. 3 credits.
Examines current approaches to curriculum development for second language learners and language minority students. Participants review, evaluate, and develop curricular materials, with emphasis on learner-centered activities, cooperative learning, interdisciplinary and thematic approaches, authentic and problem-based learning, integration of language and content, and linking assessment and instruction. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 516, EDCI 519.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 544: Curriculum and Methods of Teaching in Elementary Education. 3 credits.
Introduction to general methods of teaching in elementary schools focusing on planning, teaching strategies, management, assessment, and differentiation. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education graduate program; must be taken in programmatic sequence.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 545: Assessment and Differentiation. 3 credits.
Provides a research-based introduction to differentiated instruction for children in grades PK-6. Emphasis on the assessment of learners and differentiation of instruction to meet the needs of all learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission into the Elementary Education graduate program, must be taken in programmatic sequence.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 546: Integrating Technology in Elementary Classrooms: Literacy. 1 credit.
Studies the development and integration of technology in the elementary education literacy curriculum. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission into Elementary Education graduate
Recommended Corequisite: program. EDCI 556.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 547: Integrating Technology in Elementary Classrooms: Mathematics. 1 credit.
Studies the development and integration of technology in the elementary education mathematics curriculum. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission into Elementary Education graduate
Recommended Corequisite: program. EDCI 552.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 548: Integrating Technology in Elementary Classrooms: Social Studies and Fine Arts. 1 credit.
Studies the development and integration in the elementary education social studies and fine arts curriculum. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission into Elementary Education graduate
Recommended Corequisite: program. EDCI 554.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 552: Mathematics Methods for the Elementary Classroom. 1-3 credits.
Introduces methods for teaching all children topics in arithmetic, geometry, algebra, probability, and statistics in elementary grades. Focuses on using manipulatives and technologies to explore mathematics and solve problems. Notes: Requires field experience in public schools. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 553: Science Methods for the Elementary Classroom. 1-3 credits.
Develops skills and abilities in science teaching methods, applications of technology, safety practices, and creation of integrated science curricula. Examines science teaching based on contemporary theory, practice, and standards. Notes: Requires field experience in public schools. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 554: Methods of Teaching Social Studies and Integrating Fine Arts in the Elementary Classroom. 3 credits.
Focuses on the design and delivery of standards-based integrated curriculum centered on the social sciences. Includes integration of fine arts and examines the central role of the arts in learning. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission into Elementary Education graduate program; must be taken in programmatic sequence.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 555: Literacy Teaching and Learning in Diverse Elementary Classrooms I. 3 credits.
Provides research-based introduction to literacy teaching and learning for younger children. Emphasizes language development; reading and writing processes; emergent literacy; culture, families, and literacy; and literacy integration in the curriculum. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 556: Literacy Teaching and Learning in Diverse Elementary Classrooms II. 1-3 credits.
Provides research-based introduction to literacy teaching and learning for older children. Emphasizes literacy and language processes and development; connections among cultures, families, and literacy; and literacy integration in curriculum. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education Licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 557: Integrating Technology in PreK-6. 3 credits.
Studies the development and integration of technology in the elementary education curriculum including the use of technology to address the learning needs of diverse students. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 559: Research and Assessment in Elementary Education. 3 credits.
Provides teacher candidates an understanding of research paradigms utilizing systematic evidence to improve practice and further skills in assessment of learning outcomes. Emphasizes linking research and practice, making instructional decisions based on systematically collected data. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission into Elementary Education graduate program; capstone course for degree must be taken last in programmatic sequence.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 560: Methods of Teaching in Foreign/World Languages. 3 credits.
Covers approaches, theories, and methods of teaching foreign and second languages, with practical application to classroom. Students demonstrate teaching strategies, develop lesson and unit-planning skills, and evaluate curricula and materials. Notes: Requires field experience in schools. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCI 516.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 567: Teaching Social Studies in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Provides teacher candidates an introduction to methods, frameworks, and practices of teaching social studies in secondary schools. Notes: Requires 15 hours of school-based field experience. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 522. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduation Deadline Extended, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 569: Teaching English in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Provides study of advanced methods, materials, content, and organization of English programs in secondary school. Notes: 15 hours school-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 522. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 570: Teaching Young Adult Literacy in a Multicultural Setting. 3 credits.
Examines literary works written for and about young adults. Introduces critical issues surrounding teaching young adult literature in multiculturally diverse public schools and requires reading and reviewing young adult literature from several genres. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 572: Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Emphasizes developing different styles of teaching. Notes: 15 hours school-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 522. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 573: Teaching Science in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Provides study of methods, materials, content, and organization of science programs. Emphasizes curriculum planning, current methodologies, safety, and trends in secondary schools. Notes: 15 hours school-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Green Leaf Course
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 522. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 597: Special Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides advanced study on selected topic or emerging issue in American or international education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with GSE permission. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to program in GSE.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDCI 600: Workshop in Education. 1-6 credits.
Offers full-time workshops and weekend seminars on selected topics in education and education tour seminars. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDCI 603: Trends, Issues, and Research in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Examines trends, issues, research findings, and resulting program development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDUC 895.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to GSED.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 613: Curriculum and Assessment in Early Childhood Education I. 3 credits.
First of two-course sequence addressing current thinking about curriculum and assessment in programs for preschool through third grade. Gives overview of effective ways to plan and implement integrated curriculum; special focus on content, subject matter. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Adv Stud T/L or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 617: Using Digital and Popular-Culture Media with Grades 4-12. 3 credits.
Exposes students to recent knowledge on how middle and high school teachers can use digital media and popular culture texts to engage students in subject area learning or literacy development. Focus is on grades 4-12. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to a GSE licensure, Master's, or doctoral program and at least one year of PK-12 teaching experience, completion of EDCI 569, EDCI 567, EDCI 572, EDCI 573, or EDCI 544, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 621: Introduction to Gifted and Talented Learners. 3 credits.
Examines nature and needs of gifted and talented learners. Participants become knowledgeable about characteristics of gifted and talented students, and examine role of culture in manifestation of gifts and talents as well as gifted behaviors in special populations. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Adv Stud T/L or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 622: Curriculum Differentiation for Diverse Learners. 3 credits.
Develops personal and professional rationale for differentiating instruction in mixed-ability classrooms, as well as skills and knowledge of strategies to utilize pre-assessment data and plan for and implement differentiated instruction. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 623: Models and Strategies for Teaching Gifted Learners. 3 credits.
Provides framework to examine and apply curriculum models and instructional strategies advocated for use with gifted students according to national and state standards that reflect best practices in gifted education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 624: Assessment, Identification, and Evaluation of Gifted Learners. 3 credits.
Examines broad understandings of intelligence and assessment. Provides techniques to identify gifted students. Develops specific understandings of assessment techniques and awareness of the influences of language, culture, ethnicity, gender, and exceptionality on recognition and subsequent identification of giftedness. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 625: Contemporary Issues and Trends in Gifted Education. 3 credits.
Focuses on research, trends, issues, legislation, and litigation concerning gifted and talented children. Provides professionals in gifted education and related fields with knowledge and skills to serve as advocates for gifted-child education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 621, 622, 623, and 624.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Adv Stud T/L or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 626: Action Research in Gifted Education. 3 credits.
Opportunity to identify and investigate school-based problem and apply inquiry, writing, and research skills to relevant issue or concern in gifted education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 627: Advanced Practicum in Gifted Education. 3 credits.
Intensive supervised clinical experiences for one semester in accredited elementary or secondary school. Students supervised in setting that includes scheduled observations and seminar experiences. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 621, 622, 623, and 624.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Adv Stud T/L or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCI 644: Mathematics Learning and Assessment (K-8). 3 credits.
Introduces students to learning theories and associated assessment practices specific to mathematics education. Intended for mathematics specialists and teachers interested in problems of learning and assessment across K-8 settings in mathematics education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the MEd in Education Leadership, Mathematics Education Leadership concentration
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction or Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Research
EDCI 645: Curriculum Development in Mathematics Education. 3 credits.
Analysis, design, and evaluation of school mathematics curricula. Notes: Yearlong seminar for master's-level students in mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership Masters Degree Program or permission of the instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction or Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 646: Mathematics Education Leadership for School Change. 1-3 credits.
Surveys current literature and large-scale studies in mathematics education. Engages students in research, study, and discussion of factors that affect teaching and learning of mathematics in school settings. Notes: Yearlong seminar for master's-level students in mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership Masters Degree Program or permission of the instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 663: Research in Science Teaching. 3 credits.
Investigates the research and methodology involved in teaching and learning biological, chemical, physical, and earth sciences from K-12. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Course in teaching science in elementary or secondary school, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 666: Research in Mathematics Teaching. 3 credits.
Explores curricula, current issues, and research literature in elementary school mathematics. Emphasizes development of different styles of teaching. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Research
EDCI 667: Advanced Methods of Teaching Social Sciences in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Emphasizes interdisciplinary curriculum and instruction, implementing national state standards, authentic assessment, and adaptations for diverse populations. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 567 and EDUC 522.
Recommended Corequisite: EDRD 619.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 669: Advanced Methods of Teaching English in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Continuation course in methods (See EDCI 569). Guides students in working effectively with national and local standards for teaching secondary English. School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDCI 479.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 569 and EDUC 522.
Recommended Corequisite: EDRD 619.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 670: Advanced Methods in Science Teaching. 3 credits.
Application of major principles of education and psychology for the improvements of science teaching in secondary schools. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 671: Innovations in Science Teaching. 3 credits.
Focuses on the development and selection of teaching materials that reflect concepts of technology innovation with an emphasis on middle and secondary school science. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 672: Advanced Methods of Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Focuses on learning processes for mathematics. Introduces national and state standards regarding content and methodologies for teaching mathematics. Examines instructional methods and materials in relation to secondary mathematical content, curriculum, and assessment. School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 572, EDUC 522.
Recommended Corequisite: EDRD 619.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 673: Advanced Methods of Teaching Science in the Secondary School. 3 credits.
Provides advanced study of teaching and curriculum development based on research and current issues. Emphasizes integrating science and technology, and adapting instruction to the needs of diverse learners. School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 573 and EDUC 522.
Recommended Corequisite: EDRD 619.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 684: Advanced Methods of Teaching Foreign/Second Languages in PK-12 Schools. 3 credits.
Blends theoretical knowledge and practical application. Provides advanced study of second language pedagogy and teaching trends. Topics include multiple learning styles, alternative forms and assessment, and teaching diverse populations. Notes: Requires school-based field experience. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 560 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDCI 702: Internship in Mathematics Education. 3 credits.
Offers practical experiences and professional challenges for mathematics leaders in authentic educational settings. Activities emphasize school-based and classroom based research and leadership. Develops the skills and abilities of the mathematics leaders to analyze classroom practice, investigate teaching and disseminate information about mathematics education in professional development settings for teachers. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction or Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCI 725: National and International Leadership Issues in Mathematics Education. 3 credits.
Students study research on mathematics teaching and learning, including current issues and trends in mathematics education leadership at national and international levels. Notes: Yearlong seminar for PhD students in the mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 726: State and Local Leadership Issues in Mathematics Education. 3 credits.
Students study issues and policies that affect mathematics teaching and learning, including current trends in mathematics school reform at state, district, and individual school levels. Notes: Yearlong seminar for PhD students in the mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 776: Consultation & Collaboration in Diverse K-12 Settings. 3 credits.
Focuses on ways in which practicing education professionals collaborate in serving diverse learners and their families. Explores methods for co-planning and co-teaching in the general education classroom and their families. Explores methods for co-planning and co-teaching in the general education classroom and ways for sharing responsibilities for instruction and assessment. Includes ways for dealing with difficult interactions are part of understanding how to implement collaborative and inclusive models of education for diverse learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of 12 credits in concentration.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDCI 777: Research to Practice. 3 credits.
Provides culminating experience that synthesizes and applies essential elements of teaching culturally & linguistically diverse and exceptional learners in international contexts. Emphasizes teacher as change agent through critical inquiry into practice. Promotes collaboration among teachers and school professionals to advance achievement of diverse learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of all other program requirements.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 784: Capstone Seminar in Early Childhood Education. 3 credits.
Culminating seminar devoted to analyzing and synthesizing knowledge and skills gained through graduate course work as it applies to early childhood education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 790: Internship in Education. 1-6 credits.
Intensive, supervised clinical experience for full semester in accredited school. Students must register for appropriate section. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 522, EDUC 672, two methods classes in content area; passing Praxis II and VCLA, completing all endorsements.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCI 791.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCI 791: Internship Seminar in Secondary Teaching. 2 credits.
Focuses on critical reflection regarding effects of teacher actions on others; develops skills as a reflective practitioner; presents research-based rationales for instructional decision-making. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the professional semester.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCI 790.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDCI 797: Advanced Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Advanced study of selected topics in education for students preparing for doctoral studies or who have been admitted to the PhD program in education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with CEHD approval. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

800 Level Courses

EDCI 810: Foundations of Science Education Research. 3 credits.
Explores and analyzes the range of research designs currently utilized by science education researchers. Develops an understanding of the assumptions and frameworks of different types of science education inquiry through an examination of ways of knowing. Examines historical trends that have taken place in science education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
Recommended Corequisite: EDUC 800.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Science Education Research.

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education program.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 811: Current Trends in Science Education Research. 3 credits.
Provides an in-depth examination and analysis of literature and research in science education. Examines theoretical foundations of research studies in science education, discusses methodologies of research, critique research, and examines trends in emerging science education research. Includes presentations by science education researchers as well as opportunities for graduate students to explore research ideas with colleagues within the class. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Science Education Research.

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education program.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDCI 813: Focused Science Education Research. 3 credits.
Provides an opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience designing and conducting a research study in science education that leads to publication and/or conference presentations. The scholarship embodied in student development to this point in the doctoral program will lead students to work with a science education faculty member of their choice to development and seek to answer a research question of interest. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 810, EDRS 811, EDRS 827.
Registration Restrictions:

Students cannot enroll who have a concentration in Science Education Research.

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education program.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDCI 855: Mathematics Education Research on Teaching and Learning. 3 credits.
Students survey most current research literature in mathematics education and engage in research, study, and discussion of mathematics education research on teaching and learning in school settings. Notes: Yearlong seminar for PhD students in the mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership Ph.D. program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Research
EDCI 856: Mathematics Education Curriculum Design and Evaluation. 3 credits.
Students engage in research, analysis, design, and evaluate school mathematics curricula. Notes: Yearlong seminar for PhD students in the mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Research
EDCI 857: Preparation and Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers. 3 credits.
Students study attributes of effective professional development in mathematics education, develop expertise in designing and teaching mathematics methods courses, and learn to create and teach professional development experiences for practicing teachers. Notes: Yearlong seminar for PhD students in the mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Research
EDCI 858: Mathematics Education Research Design and Evaluation. 3 credits.
Students review methods of research appropriate for mathematics education settings and develop theoretical framework and action plan for conducting research project. Notes: Yearlong seminar for PhD students in the mathematics education leadership cohort program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Mathematics Education Leadership PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Research

Educational Psychology (EDEP)

300 Level Courses

EDEP 350: Perspectives on Achievement Motivation. 3 credits.
Focuses on theories and concepts of human achievement motivation; and examines strategies, techniques and interventions that promote and sustain motivation in formal and informal learning contexts. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

EDEP 402: Brain, Behavior, and Neuroimaging in Children. 3 credits.
Focus on research regarding the development of cognitive processes in children, their neurobiological substrates, and the imaging technology used to explore the functioning brain. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: At least junior standing or sophomore honors/ university scholar candidate.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 405: The Neuroscience of Learning and Cognition. 3 credits.
Focuses on research regarding the development of cognitive processes in children and adults of various ages, their neurobiological substrates, and the imaging technology used to explore the functioning brain. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDEP 655.
Recommended Prerequisite: Junior standing or sophomore honors/university scholar candidate.
Schedule Type: Lecture

500 Level Courses

EDEP 550: Theories of Learning and Cognition. 3 credits.
Explores theoretical perspectives on learning and cognition, and relation of these theories to construction of learning environments, student motivation, classroom management, assessment, and technology to support teaching and learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 551: Principles of Learner Motivation. 3 credits.
Focuses on theories and concepts of human motivation; and examines strategies, techniques, and interventions that promote and sustain learner motivation. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 591: Data-Driven Decision Making for Continuous Educational Improvement. 3 credits.
Provides an intellectual and practical framework for creating and understanding formative and summative assessments of student performance. Emphasis is placed on the learning principles, cognitive processes, and psychometric models as they pertain to assessment issues. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 592: Data-Driven Decision-Making: Development of Assessments. 3 credits.
Focuses on strategies to design assessments for students and schools with a particular emphasis on developing and using assessment methods to inform instructional decisions. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 591-may be taken concurrently.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 593: Data-Driven Decision Making: Analysis and Interpretation of Assessment Data. 3 credits.
Focusing on the development of knowledge and skills related to analyzing and interpreting educational assessment data. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 592.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 594: Data-Driven Decision-Making Application in Education Contexts. 3 credits.
Applies fundamental knowledge of assessment using team-based projects. Incorporates development of assessments and the analysis, interpretation, and reporting of assessment data to inform curriculum and instruction based on the context-specific needs of educators. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 593.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 597: Special Topics in Educational Psychology. 1-3 credits.
Covers critical current and emerging issues in educational psychology across the span of human development with an emphasis on research methodology and evidence-based practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDEP 601: Creativity and Cognition in the Arts and Media. 3 credits.
Focuses on research on cognition, development, learning, and creativity in the visual arts and media in formal and informal educational settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to AVT 606.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 632: Human Development. 3 credits.
Examines the course of human development from early childhood to adulthood within the context of educational psychology. Emphasizes principles of research in human development and the major areas of cognitive, linguistic, and social contexts of development as they pertain to learners in schools and beyond. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDEP 650: High-Stakes Assessment and Accountability Systems. 3 credits.
Focuses on school effectiveness, assessment tools, and accountability models on state and national levels. Explores issues and methods relevant to educational policy, standardized testing, and classroom assessment. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 652: Process of Learning and Development. 3 credits.
Explores different theoretical perspectives on learning and development. Focuses on historical and contemporary theories of learning and cognitive development, and examines current research and its application in educational settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 550.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 653: Culture and Intelligence. 3 credits.
Explores different theoretical perspectives on intelligence as they relate to individual and cultural differences. Examines issues related to heritability and measures of intelligence, and intelligence in the cultural context. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 654: Learning, Motivation, and Self-Regulation. 3 credits.
Focuses on theories and research on self-regulation of academic learning. Presents multidimensional conceptual framework for studying and applying self-regulation in educational contexts. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 550, 551.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 655: The Neuroscience of Learning and Cognition. 3 credits.
Focuses on research regarding the development of cognitive processes in children and adults of various ages, their neurobiological substrates, and the imaging technology used to explore the functioning brain. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDEP 405.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 550
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDEP 798: Directed Inquiry in Educational Psychology. 1-3 credits.
Offers a capstone experience to students after completion of majority of program coursework with the exception of 6 credit hours. Enables students to demonstrate their integrative knowledge and skills accrued through study in their concentration area in educational psychology. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Project mentor approval and completion of coursework in the MS in Educational Psychology exclusive of 6 credit hours.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study
EDEP 799: Thesis in Educational Psychology. 1-3 credits.
The thesis is based on original research. It enables students to demonstrate their integrative knowledge and skills accrued through study in their concentration area in educational psychology. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Thesis chair approval and completion of coursework in the MS in Educational Psychology exclusive of 6 credit hours.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study

800 Level Courses

EDEP 820: Teaching, Learning, and Cognition. 3 credits.
Focuses on foundational educational psychology theories including cognitive, social, and constructivist themes and their implications for improving instructional practices and learning at all developmental levels and content areas. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 800, EDUC 805, EDLE 802, and EDRS 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 821: Sociocultural Processes in Learning, Instruction, and Motivation. 3 credits.
Examines processes by which social, cultural, and linguistic variables influence human behavior. Focuses on differences within and between cultural groups related to student's learning and achievement in educational settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 800, EDUC 805, EDLE 802, and EDRS 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 822: Advanced Learning, Motivation, and Self-Regulation. 3 credits.
Examines development of self-regulatory and motivational processes as they relate to educational practice. Emphasizes how processes influence students' self-motivation and achievement in various domains. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 800, EDUC 805, EDLE 802, and EDRS 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 823: Research Project in Educational Psychology: Sequence I. 3 credits.
Focuses on development and implementation of research studies in educational psychology. Students acquire skills regarding developing research questions and a sound methodological approach for their study. Notes: First in two-course sequence. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 820, 821, and 822.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDEP 824: Research Project in Educational Psychology: Sequence II. 3 credits.
Focuses on development and implementation of research studies in educational psychology. Students acquire skills regarding collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. Notes: Second in two course sequence. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDEP 823.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Instructional Technology (EDIT)

200 Level Courses

EDIT 201: Strategies for Online Learning Success. 1 credit.
Helps students assess their readiness for online learning using effective strategies for online interaction and activities designed to promote successful online experiences. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

EDIT 401: Introduction to Learning Technologies. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of the field of learning technologies, including its history, theoretical foundations, design processes, and technologies. Illustrates how learning technologies can be applied in a variety of teaching and training contexts including e-learning, educational software, instructional design, corporate training, and curriculum development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 413: Technology, Society, and the Culture of Learning. 3 credits.
Explores the relationship between technological change and education reform initiatives. Emphasis will be placed on the ways in which technological and social changes influence and shape the goals and outcomes of the K-12 educational process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 300.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 426: Web Accessibility and Design. 3 credits.
Provides instruction for accessible web design using HTML and existing authoring tools. Section 508 web accessibility standards and assistive technologies to access the computer will be explored. Notes: Class may be delivered via distance education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

500 Level Courses

EDIT 504: Introduction to Educational Technology. 3 credits.
Examines uses of and issues in educational technology. Explores curriculum integration of technology, and focuses on learning and using commercially available applications software. Notes: Field experience in public schools will be required during course. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 526: Web Accessibility and Design. 1-3 credits.
Develops understanding of principles of universal web design. Students apply this understanding by designing and developing accessible web site using web authoring tools. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDSE 526.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 530: Scripting and Programming. 2 credits.
Enables development of computer-based educational materials using widely known educational scripting language. Students explore basic authoring capabilities, and learn to apply those capabilities by designing and producing materials using commands, procedures, and functions of scripting language. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 10 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 561: Teaching with Telecommunications. 1 credit.
Develops expertise with various aspects of telecommunications tools, and models ways these tools can be used for personal learning and integration into teaching/learning process. Addresses e-mail, Internet, web, and online databases. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 562: Teaching with Databases. 1 credit.
Develops expertise with various aspects of databases, and models ways databases can be integrated into teaching and learning process. Focuses on strategies for searching, sorting, creating, and communicating with information, much of which is structured by variety of online and offline databases. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 563: Teaching with Graphics. 1 credit.
Explores various graphic programs available for constructing visual images. Addresses draw and paint programs, scanning and editing images, and using visual communication to support K-12 learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 564: Teaching with Web 2.0. 2 credits.
Develops expertise with social, cognitive, and learning implications of film, video, and television. Engages students in process of planning, storyboarding, and filming with video. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 561.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 565: Teaching with Educational Software. 1 credit.
Explores variety of educational software, including simulations, problem-solving software, computational tools (calculators, probeware, LOGO, and spreadsheets), and drill-and- practice/ integrated learning systems. Emphasizes ways these programs support K-12 teaching and learning process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 2 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 566: Teaching with Multimedia/Hypermedia. 2 credits.
Covers variety of hypertext/hypermedia and multimedia tools. Emphasizes students' ability to use tools and then teach others. Covers the ways integration of tools in K-12 curriculum support learning, and difference between hypermedia and multimedia. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 2 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 563.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 567: Teaching with Desktop Publishing. 2 credits.
Explores variety of publishing tools, including word processors, desktop publishers, and idea processors. Emphasizes using tools to communicate. Covers design and layout principles, appropriate use of images to facilitate communication, and ways K-12 teachers can design opportunities for students to learn concepts. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 2 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 563.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 568: Teaching with the Web. 2 credits.
Examines the various aspects of web-based learning and the ways these tools can be integrated into the teaching/learning process. The course is taught online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 561.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 571: Visual Design and Applications. 1-3 credits.
Provides basic knowledge of the range of capabilities of available graphic and visual design applications. Students learn to cultivate effective visual design practices for creating instructional products. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 572: Digital Audio/Video Design and Applications. 1-3 credits.
Provides basic knowledge of the range of capabilities of available audio and video design applications. Students learn to cultivate effective audio and video design practices for creating instructional products. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 573: Project Management. 1-3 credits.
Explores project management principles and applications used to manage, plan, and track large-scale, complex instructional design projects. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 574: Social Media and Digital Collaboration Applications. 1-3 credits.
Provides basic knowledge of the range of capabilities of available social networking, teleconferencing, and collaboration applications. Students learn to integrate the latest information and communication technologies into the creation of instructional products. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 575: e-Learning Design Applications. 1-3 credits.
Provides basic knowledge of available applications for creating, delivering, managing and tracking e-learning experiences. Students learn to create instructional products using the latest e-learning design applications. Notes: Content customized to particular software tool presented. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 576: Mobile Learning and Applications. 1-3 credits.
Explores current best practices and techniques required to deliver effective learning content through mobile devices. Students learn pedagogical approaches to mobile learning as well as investigate various mobile platforms and applications. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 590: Educational Research in Technology. 3 credits.
Focuses on developing skills, insights, and understanding basics to performing research with emphasis on interpretation, application, critique, and use of findings in educational settings. Students develop expertise in action research methodology, design, and implementation. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 597: Special Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides advanced study on selected topic or emerging issue in American or international education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with GSE permission. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDIT 601: Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) Portfolio. 1 credit.
Enables students to create and publish digital portfolio that demonstrates effective and meaningful integration and syntheses of instructional design and technology concepts, principles, and competencies learned across program courses at mid-degree program point. Notes: To be taken at mid-degree program point with minimum 12 and maximum 15 credits. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Minimum of 12 credits and a maximum of 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 611: Innovations in e-Learning. 3 credits.
Explores leading-edge learning technologies and their integration into the e-learning design process. Hands-on activities focus on technology planning, selection, implementation, and evaluation utilizing instructional design best practices. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 641: Understanding Virtual Schools. 1 credit.
Develops knowledge about online learning for K-12 students. Examines history and trends of online learning, and characteristics of K-12 virtual learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 642: The Online Academy. 1 credit.
Develops knowledge about Mason's virtual high school. Focuses on design model with attention to representative problems, performances of understanding, communities of practice, and mentors. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 641. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 643: Online Mentoring I: Building Virtual Relationships. 1 credit.
Assists in developing online mentoring skills related to integral role that building relationships plays in success of online learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 644: Online Mentoring II: Promoting Self-Regulation. 1 credit.
Assists in developing online mentoring skills related to integral role that self-regulation plays in success of online learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 643.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 645: Online Mentoring III: Conceptual Learning. 1 credit.
Assists in developing online mentoring skills related to role of support of conceptual and content understanding in success of online learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 644.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDIT 701: Advanced Instructional Design and Technology (IDT) Portfolio. 1 credit.
Enables students to create and publish a digital portfolio that demonstrates effective and meaningful integration and syntheses of instructional design and technology concepts, principles, and competencies learned across program courses at end-degree program point. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: (EDIT 601B).
B Requires minimum grade of B.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 704: Instructional Technology Foundations and Theories of Learning. 3 credits.
Reviews practical and pedagogical issues related to design and development of technological instruction. Emphasizes investigating instructional design as a field and community of practice, and reviewing core learning theory constructs applicable to design of instructional technology. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 705: Instructional Design. 3 credits.
Helps students analyze, apply, and evaluate principles of instructional design to develop education and training materials spanning a wide range of knowledge domains and instructional technologies. Focuses on variety of instructional design models, with emphasis on recent contributions from cognitive science and related fields. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDCI 705.
Recommended Prerequisite: Teaching or Training Experience or equivalent.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 706: Business of Learning Design and Technologies. 3 credits.
Explores the business issues underlying the selection, implementation and evaluation of technology-based learning interventions. Focuses on developing the skills necessary to improve performance and achieve measurable, positive change that supports an organization's strategic goals. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 705 or instructor permission.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 710: Online Teaching Essentials. 1 credit.
Explores the essential concepts and skills to effectively teach online courses. Introduces the topics of designing and managing online courses, assessing online students’ knowledge and skills, facilitating online student collaboration and communication, and establishing a supportive online learning community. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 730: Advanced Instructional Design. 3 credits.
Provides students with the knowledge and skills for designing highly contextualized and engaging problem-solving learning environment using a grounded, theory-based design approach. Emphasizes the design of technology supported learning environments using a variety of pedagogical models. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDIT 705B- or EDCI 705B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 732: Analysis and Design of Technology-Based Learning Environments. 3 credits.
Enables design, implementation, and evaluation of technology-based education and training materials using advanced computer-based authoring tools. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 730 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 750: Learning Technologies and Strategies for Innovation. 3 credits.
Explores formal and non-formal learning technologies, models, theories, and strategies that support enterprise learning and performance. Assesses the potential of learning technologies to innovate the practice of the organization. Note: Should be taken in final year of degree work. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 751: Overview of Learning Analytics and Big Data. 3 credits.
Explores the tools, technologies and methods for capitalizing on data stored in enterprise-wide information systems to support executive-level learning and performance support decision-making. Focuses on demonstrating the bottom line business value of learning through evidence-based talent needs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to Executive Chief Learning Officer (ECLO) Certificate Program, or permission of advisor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 752: Design and Implementation of Technology-based Learning Environments. 3 credits.
Students design and produce multimedia/hypermedia applications based on current theory and research in instructional design and cognitive science. Examines user needs, information models, structure, and media selection and uses to inform design and production of final project. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: (EDIT 732B).
B Requires minimum grade of B.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 760: Online Teachers and Learners. 1 credit.
Examines the attributes of teachers and K-12 learners with emphasis on attitudes, behaviors, and adaptations required by online teachers and learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 761: Models of Online Learning. 2 credits.
Provides opportunities for learners to identify, explore, and evaluate a range of educational models for K-12 online learning. These include blended learning (web-enhanced, web-supported), the flipped classroom, mentor-mentee dyad, group collaborative, synchronous, asynchronous, parent directed e-learning, mobile learning, and web-delivered programmed instruction. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 762: Quality K-12 Online Learning. 1 credit.
Examines and evaluates quality indicators for the design of online learning pointing to the six major areas for consideration: instructor-learner, learner-learner, learner-content, learner-interface, learner-instructional strategies, and social presence. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 763: Tools for K-12 Online Learning. 2 credits.
Examines tools that structure and support online learning with particular emphasis on the unique affordances of each tool including tools for producing, delivering, and supporting online learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 764: The ART of Online Communication. 3 credits.
Examines strategies to assess, respond to, and target online communication and develops expertise in questioning and listening, supporting self-regulation, and clarifying conceptual understanding using a series of case studies and role playing activities. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 765: Facilitating K-12 Online Learning. 2 credits.
Develops expertise in facilitating and moderating online learning to include synchronous and asynchronous environments, community building strategies, questioning strategies, prompting reflection, and facilitating conceptual understanding. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 766: Understanding Online Presence. 2 credits.
Examines impacts of distance on teachers and learners and develops strategies to establish teacher presence, to establish and express self, to promote learner-learner connections, and to compensate for the separation of teacher-learner and learner-learner. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 767: Designing K-12 Online Learning. 3 credits.
Develops frameworks for designing and structuring online learning opportunities and emphasizes course content and learning outcomes, selection of appropriate online models, and organization of online lessons and courses, online learning tools, and assessment and evaluation strategies. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to MED in Curriculum and Instruction Concentration in Blended and Online Learning in Schools.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 768: K-12 Online Design I. 1 credit.
Develops frameworks for designing and structuring online learning opportunities and emphasizes course content and learning outcomes, selection of appropriate online models, and organization of online lessons and courses online learning tools, and assessment and evaluation strategies. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to MED in Curriculum and Instruction Concentration in Blended and Online Learning in Schools.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 769: K-12 Online Design II. 1 credit.
Focuses on the creation of online courses appropriate for K-12 learners and culminates in comprehensive design documents that detail goals, assessments, learning tools, and detailed scripts or documents ready for the production phase. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to MED in Curriculum and Instruction Concentration in Blended and Online Learning in Schools.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 771: Overview of Digital Media. 1-3 credits.
Provides overview of media and technology tools used in teaching, learning and training. Focuses on developing skills necessary to implement digital media approaches using a systematic design process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 772: Virtual Worlds, Augmented Reality, and Gaming Applications. 1-3 credits.
Provides basic knowledge of available applications and platforms for creating contextually-based learning environments such as immersive virtual worlds, simulated worlds, alternate reality games, and massive multiplayer online role playing games for e-learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 773: Human Computer Interface Design for Teaching and Learning. 3 credits.
Provides overview of human-computer interface issues related to instructional design of technology-centered learning environments. Examines continuum of human-computer feedback. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 3 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 780: Principles of School-Based Design. 3 credits.
Develops and applies a comprehensive set of digital design strategies appropriate for creating engaging learning opportunities for students in PreK-12 environments. Emphasizes school-based design principles, design processes, and design patterns at the intersection of technology, teaching. and learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 781.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 781: Designing for Information Using. 3 credits.
Explores ways in which PreK-12 teachers can design digital environments that connect learners' ability to search, sort, create, communicate, and synthesize information and information resources with learning activities. Emphasizes teachers' ability to design for digital citizenship and information use. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 780.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 782: Designing for Literacy. 3 credits.
Explores 21st century definitions of literacy related to multiple symbolic environments (e.g. visual, numeric, alphabetic). Examines the practice of design that integrates technology to promote literacy competence across media and across PreK-12 abilities and interests. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 780 and EDIT 781.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 783.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 783: Designing for Problem Solving. 3 credits.
Examines problem solving as an educational goal, as a cognitive process, and as a series of strategies and habits of mind. Emphasizes and provides practice in the design of digital problem solving environments where technology affords opportunities at the intersection of content learning and problems solving. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 780 and EDIT 781.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 782.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 784: Designing for Community Participation. 3 credits.
Explores the impact of social media, globalization, collaboration, and diversity as they influence, enable, and challenge learners' ability to participate in a variety of community settings. Emphasizes the practice of design strategies to prepare PreK-12 learners to use technology for learning and participating in varies and diverse communities. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 782 and EDIT 783.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 785.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 785: Designing School-Based Digital Learning. 3 credits.
Develops frameworks for designing and structuring school-based digital learning. Emphasizes the interaction of design, technology, and content learning to influence teachers' practice in service of PreK-12 learners' abilities to problem solve, use information, participate productively in communities, become knowledgeable, and effectively communicate. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 782 and EDIT 783.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 784.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 786: Design and Teacher Leadership. 3 credits.
Investigates how a design lens intersects with and informs PreK-12 teacher leadership and school-based learning initiatives. Examines a variety of PreK-12 teacher leadership roles and design-based leadership as an integral part of classroom, grade-level, school, and community practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: DDLS certificate or completion of MEd in Curriculum and Instruction Concentration: Integration of Technology in Schools or Equivalent.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 791.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 787: Coaching Advocacy Digital Learning. 3 credits.
Investigates how fluency as coaches and mentors enables PreK-12 teacher leaders to support colleagues in the design of classroom and school-based digital learning. Explores advocacy as a strategy to engage colleagues and communities in the design of school-based initiatives related to teaching, learning, technology Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 786 and EDIT 791.
Recommended Corequisite: EDIT 792.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 790: Practicum in Instructional Technology. 1-6 credits.
Provides supervised practice in applying knowledge and skills of student's chosen track through placement in appropriate work setting. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study
EDIT 791: Project Development Practicum I. 1-6 credits.
Engages students in the application of design and production process for the solution of learning challenges with particular emphasis on the design and development phase of the design process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 768.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 792: Project Development Practicum II. 1-6 credits.
Facilitates the application of design and production processes to the solution of learning challenges with particular emphasis on the implementation and evaluation phase of the design process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 769.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 797: Advanced Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Advanced study of selected topics in education for students preparing for doctoral studies or who have been admitted to the PhD program in education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with CEHD approval. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

800 Level Courses

EDIT 801: Nature and Process of Design. 3 credits.
Examines multi- and cross-disciplinary perspectives on the nature and process of designing and developing learning technologies. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDIT 802: Cognition and Technology: A Multidisciplinary Approach. 3 credits.
Examines learning interactions between cognition and technology using multiple disciplinary perspectives including, cognitive science, psychology, neuroscience, education, design theory, instructional design, technology design, anthropology, sociology, information science, philosophy, semiotics, and linguistics. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 803: Design-Based Research. 3 credits.
Provides an introduction to systematic cycles of design-based research in education. Applicable to all content domains to explore cycles of research within design, development and implementation of educational and training interventions. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDIT 801
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDIT 891: Design Research Practicum. 1-9 credits.
Applies multiple design research cycles to an identified research problem to systematically test and improve technology-based product interventions or other curriculum/training strategies or materials in order to systematically develop knowledge related to teaching, learning and/or training in context. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 9 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 811, EDRS 812, and EDIT 803 or equivalent.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDIT 895: Emerging Trends in Learning Technologies. 3 credits.
Covers selected emerging trends in learning technologies. Examines ways learning technologies provide infrastructure for creating, managing, and evaluating innovative types of teaching-learning environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Education Leadership (EDLE)

400 Level Courses

EDLE 412: Schools and the Law. 3 credits.
Provides an extensive overview of legal and ethical issues in schools. In the course, students will review and analyze key legal and ethical principles, read court decisions, and examine federal and state statutes. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (EDUC 300C or L300).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 420: Organization and Management of Schools. 3 credits.
Studies basic issues in leadership, organization, and governance of schools. Explores theories and models of leadership how leaders conceptualize school organization, with an emphasis on distributed leadership in professional environments, systems thinking, and organizational change. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (EDUC 300C or L300).
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture

500 Level Courses

EDLE 597: Special Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides advanced study on selected topic or emerging issue in American or international education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with GSE permission. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to program in GSE.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDLE 610: Leading Schools and Communities. 3 credits.
Examines critical functions of leadership and organizational management, complex decision making responsibilities of school executives, and constructive relationships between schools and communities. Incorporates historical, ethical, philosophical, and sociological foundations of American education and the impact of organizational structure on reform and student achievement. Practical and academic emphasis on leadership skill development and dispositions. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDLE 620B-, 690B- and 791IP.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
IP Requires minimum grade of IP.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 612: Education Law. 3 credits.
Provides legal foundations of U.S. public schools. Examines general principles of statutory and case law, and applies judicial decisions to educational environments. Focuses on legal responsibilities, constraints, and opportunities of public school officials. Includes component of Special Education law. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDLE 620B-, 690B- and 791IP.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
IP Requires minimum grade of IP.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 614: Managing Financial and Human Resources. 3 credits.
Explores basic functions in financial and human resource management. Examines legalities, ethics, and politics of resource procurement and allocation. Provides experiences to help students better understand tasks typically performed by school leaders. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDLE 620B-, 690B- and 791IP.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
IP Requires minimum grade of IP.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 616: Curriculum Development and Evaluation. 3 credits.
Examines the relationship of the written, taught, and tested curriculum and identifies critical leadership decisions that can positively impact student achievement. Identifies components of effective curriculum guides. Mini-document for personal use is constructed. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: (EDLE 620B-, 690B- and 791IP).
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
IP Requires minimum grade of IP.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 618: Supervision and Evaluation of Instruction. 3 credits.
Provides a theoretical and practical overview of the supervision and evaluation of instruction. Introduces the domains of supervision and inquiry into current issues and best practices in supervision. Uses a variety of interactive exercises to assist in the development of practical skills for using the clinical process and developmental approach to supervision. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDLE 620B-, 690B- and 791IP.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.
IP Requires minimum grade of IP.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 620: Organizational Theory and Leadership. 3 credits.
Studies basic organizational theories and models of leadership and management. Emphasizes shared leadership in professional environments, communication skills, systems thinking, and personal and organizational change. Bridges theory to practical applications in educational settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: Application to the Education Leadership program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 634: Contemporary Issues in Education Leadership. 3 credits.
Examines current and emerging issues and trends impacting education. Includes demographic shifts; globalization; technology; data-based decision making; inclusion of diverse learners in American schools; and recent research on student achievement when influenced by race, gender, and poverty. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 635: Governance and the Independent School Boardroom. 3 credits.
Provides an overview of the best practices and workings of the independent school board and develops skills, insights, and understanding of how school heads/directors can "manage up" to accomplish their goals and objectives. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDLE 620 and EDLE 690.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 636: Adult Motivation and Conflict Management in Education Settings: A Case Study Approach. 3 credits.
Uses case studies and simulations to examine conflict mediation and resolution skills, and safety and security issues. Focuses on character and ethics education in schools, coaching and mentoring, and adult motivation to support positive behaviors in work settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 690: Using Research to Lead School Improvement. 3 credits.
Develops skills, insights, and understanding of how leaders use research to improve schools, with emphasis on the use of assessment and research data to identify school improvement needs and to design school improvement projects. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDLE 620B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDLE 770: Introduction to Education Leadership. 3 credits.
Introduces the study of education leadership, theoretical traditions in leadership studies, and scholarship on leadership and organizational change. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to Ph.D. in Education Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 791: Internship in Educational Leadership. 3 credits.
Offers wide range of practical experiences and professional challenges in authentic educational settings. Activities emphasize strategic, instructional, organizational, political, and community leadership. Notes: Course must be taken in second term of program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDLE 620 or EDSE 743 (may be taken concurrently).
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy or Graduate.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education Leadership.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDLE 792: Internship in Independent School Leadership. 3 credits.
Offers a wide range of practical and professional experiences for aspiring and current school heads. Emphasizes strategic, instructional, organizational, political, and community leadership in the independent school context. Note: Course must be taken in the second term of program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDLE 620.
Recommended Corequisite: EDLE 690.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship

800 Level Courses

EDLE 801: Contemporary Organization Theory. 3 credits.
Engages students in the study of major organization theories that inform educational leadership research. Students us theory to help inform their own research interests. Students begin work on analytical literature review. Notes: May be taken as corequisite with EDLE 802. First in three-course sequence. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Education program.
Recommended Corequisite: EDLE 802.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 802: Leadership and Decision Making. 3 credits.
Engages students in the study of major leadership and decision theories that inform educational leadership research. Students use theory to help inform their own research interests. Students begin work on analytical literature review. Notes: May be taken as corequisite with EDLE 801. Second in three course sequence. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDLE 801. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 803: Foundations of Education Leadership: Economics and Leadership. 3 credits.
Emphasizes economic foundations of U.S. education, and evolution of school, district, and state leadership. Students complete work on analytical literature review. Notes: Third in a three-course sequence. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDLE 801, EDLE 802.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 813: Social and Political Forces in Education Leadership. 3 credits.
Examines the social and political forces that shape education in the United States and the effect of these forces on school leadership. Examines the social and political functions of schooling in the past and present. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to Ph.D. in Education Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 815: Conceptual Frameworks in Education Leadership. 3 credits.
Introduces three different disciplinary perspectives on education leadership, and helps identify and articulate different conceptual frameworks. Major focus is designing a conceptual framework that informs research questions. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Education Program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 816: Instructional Leadership-Curriculum Policy and Practice. 3 credits.
Focuses on curriculum and instruction theory, policy, and practice with research emphasis on instructional leadership. Students develop research proposals to investigate instructional leadership in schools and districts, and relate instructional leadership to their own specific research interests. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to Ph.D. in Education Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 818: Instructional Leadership-Supervision Policy and Practice. 3 credits.
Introduces current topics and research in supervision and instruction, including theory and empirical work focused on instruction, teacher learning, teacher evaluation, and instructional leadership. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to Ph.D. in Education Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDLE 895: Emerging Issues in Administration and Supervision. 3 credits.
Covers selected emerging issues in educational leadership. Students engage in research, study, discussion, and writing about various topics selected for study. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to PhD program, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Professional Development in Education (EDPD)

400 Level Courses

EDPD 402: Professional Development in Elementary Literacy, and Secondary Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in elementary, literacy and secondary education. Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 406: Professional Development in Special Education and Disability Research. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in special education and disability research. Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture

500 Level Courses

EDPD 501: Professional Development in Advanced Teacher Research and Practice. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in advanced teacher research and practices. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 502: Professional Development in Elementary, Literacy, and Secondary Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in elementary, literacy and secondary education. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 503: Professional Development in Individual and Organizational Transformation. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in individual and organizational transformation. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 504: Professional Development in Learning Technologies. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in learning technologies. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 505: Professional Development in Educational Psychology, Research Methods and Education Policy. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in educational psychology, research methods and education policy. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 506: Professional Development in Special Education and Disability Research. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in special education and disability research. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 507: Professional Development in Health and Human Performance. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in health and human performance. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDPD 508: Professional Development in Sport, Recreation and Tourism. 1-6 credits.
Provides opportunity for focused study on selected topics or emerging issues in sport, recreation and tourism. Notes: Course may not be applied to a degree program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 15 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Reading Education (EDRD)

300 Level Courses

EDRD 300: Literacy and Curriculum Integration. 3 credits.
Introduces K-12 content area reading, writing, and language arts. Emphasizes integration of reading and other language arts across curriculum. Notes: Intended as an introduction to educational issues and is not applicable in Mason's graduate-level teacher education programs. School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 301: Facilitating Literacy in School or Community Settings. 3 credits.
Provides knowledge, teaching strategies, and support for students working with developing readers and writers. Emphasizes implementation strategies that foster literacy development; incorporation of trade books and technology resources into individual and small group work; and reflection. Note: Requires 45 hours of school-based field experience during course. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

EDRD 419: Literacy in the Content Areas. 3 credits.
Assists students in understanding the language and literacy process as it applies to teaching in middle and high schools. Focuses on instructional strategies to support literacy development, including adaptations for culturally diverse and exceptional learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDRD 619.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 473 and EDCI 483.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCI 490.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture

500 Level Courses

EDRD 501: Literacy and Curriculum Integration, PK-12. 3 credits.
Introduces PK-12 content area reading, writing, and language arts. Emphasizes integration of reading and other language arts across curriculum; instructional planning; needs of diverse learners. Field experience in public schools required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 515: Language and Literacy in Global Contexts. 3 credits.
Focuses on the relationship of language to reading and the connection between language structure and how we learn to read. Theories of language acquisition, the complexity of language development, and that of the reading process are examined. Key factions that influence and enhance language learning and development are explored. Introduces literacy instruction and literacy assessment for all learning and learners, and sociocultural perspectives on literacy are explored. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDRD 525.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDRD 525: Emergent Literacy for English Language Learners, PK-12. 3 credits.
Provides an introduction to emergent reading/writing processes in first and second languages. Focuses on developing reading skills in five areas: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and text comprehension. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDRD 515.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 510, EDCI 516, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree, Undergraduate or Washington Consortium level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 558: Literacy in the Content Areas, PK-12. 3 credits.
Focuses on research-based introduction to PK-12 content area reading, writing, and language arts that meet state and national guidelines. Enables teachers to understand literacy needs of their students in content areas, and provide appropriate instruction. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 597: Special Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides advanced study on selected topic or emerging issue in American or international education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with GSE permission. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDRD 610: Content Literacy for English Language Learners, PK-12. 3 credits.
Focus on research-based instruction for teaching reading and writing in the content areas. Emphasizes similarities and differences between reading and writing in two or more languages, vocabulary development, reading fluency, and strategies for text comprehension. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRD 515 and EDCI 519.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 619: Literacy in Content Areas. 3 credits.
Offers understanding of language and literacy process as it applies to teaching in secondary schools. Emphasizes reading and writing in content areas, and instructional strategies to support students' literacy development. Focuses on ways reading, writing, speaking, and listening are developed and used in learning discipline-specific curriculum, including adaptations for culturally diverse and exceptional learners. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDRD 419.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 567, 569, 572, or 573.
Recommended Corequisite: EDCI 667, 669, 672, or 673.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 620: Reading/Writing in Foreign/World Languages. 3 credits.
Introduces reading and writing processes in foreign and second languages, research on reading comprehension, and effective teaching and assessment approaches for students in PK-12 schools. Topics include reading goals and standards for foreign language learning, sociocultural perspectives, multimedia computer-assistance, research on related strategies and skills, and performance-based assessments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDCI 516 and 519, or permission of instructor or advisor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 630: Literacy Foundations and Instruction for Diverse Populations: Birth through Middle Childhood. 3 credits.
Study of literacy theory, research, and practice as it relates to younger learners. Includes teaching of reading to English Language Learners and language acquisition for diverse populations (Special Education students who access the general curriculum). Addresses sociocultural, cognitive, linguistic, psychological, and developmental influences on children's literacy. Includes reading, writing, and oral communication. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the literacy emphasis, or permission of program coordinator.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - LIT PK12 Clsrm Teachers, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Literacy: K-12 Reading Speclst.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 631: Literacy Foundations and Instruction for Diverse Populations: Adolescence Through Adulthood. 3 credits.
Study of literacy theory, research, and practice as it relates to adolescents and adults. Addresses sociocultural, cognitive, linguistic, psychological, and developmental influences on literacy. Includes reading, writing, and oral communication. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRD 630, admission to literacy emphasis or permission of the program coordinator.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - LIT PK12 Clsrm Teachers, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Literacy: K-12 Reading Speclst.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 632: Literacy Assessments and Interventions for Groups. 3 credits.
Provides literacy assessments and interventions for groups of learners. Includes exploration of assessment tools for classrooms and large populations. Class members conduct related practice in their own classrooms or specified field settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRD 630 and 631; admission to literacy emphasis, or permission of the program coordinator.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Literacy: K-12 Reading Speclst.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 633: Literacy Assessments and Interventions for Individuals. 3 credits.
Provides literacy assessments and interventions for individuals. Includes diagnosis and remediation for learners who find reading and writing difficult. Requires assigned practicum experience. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRD 630, 631, and 632; admission to literacy emphasis; or permission of program coordinator.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - LIT PK12 Clsrm Teachers, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Literacy: K-12 Reading Speclst.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 634: School-Based Leadership in Literacy. 3 credits.
Prepares reading specialist as a school leader. Expands knowledge of literacy gained in prerequisite courses, and applies it to professional development work with teachers at their own site. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRD 630, 631, 632, 633, and admission to the literacy emphasis or permission of the program coordinator.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Literacy: K-12 Reading Speclst.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 635: School-Based Inquiry in Literacy. 3 credits.
Capstone course in literacy emphasis focusing on research-based inquiry related to literacy in school settings. Includes review of literature and teacher inquiry project. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRD 630, 631, 632, 633, and 634; admission to literacy emphasis; or permission of program coordinator.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Literacy: K-12 Reading Speclst.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 637: Supervised Literacy Practicum. 2-3 credits.
Supervised literacy practicum that requires students to conduct assessments of and provide instruction to struggling readers. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRD 630, 631, 632.
Recommended Corequisite: EDRD 633.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - LIT PK12 Clsrm Teachers, ASTL - Science, Curriculum and Instruction or Literacy: K-12 Reading Speclst.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship

700 Level Courses

EDRD 797: Advanced Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Advanced study of selected topics in education for students preparing for doctoral studies or who have been admitted to the PhD program in education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with CEHD approval. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

800 Level Courses

EDRD 829: Advanced Foundations of Literacy Education. 3 credits.
Explores advanced foundational theory, research, and methodology across the broad field of literacy both nationally and internationally. Includes analysis of historical and current trends, research, practice, and policy in literacy. Individual projects will connect literacy to students' areas of interest. Appropriate for PhD in Education students in any specialization. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 800, EDRS 810, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 830: Theory, Research, and Practice in Literacy: Birth through Middle Childhood. 3 credits.
Explores emergent through intermediate literacy. Topics include literacy acquisition and development in academically and linguistically diverse young children; historical and current trends in theories of literacy development; cognitive, linguistic, sociocultural, and instructional influences on literacy development; and assessment. Implications for teacher education and policy are explored. Individual research projects will connect literacy to students' areas of interest. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 800 and EDRS 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 831: Theory, Research, and Practice in Literacy: Early Adolescence through Young Adulthood. 3 credits.
Explores youth culture and socio-historical constructions of adolescence; literacy in the lives of culturally and linguistically diverse learners; multimodal literacy; international literacy contexts; adolescent literacy policy and leadership; content area and disciplinary literacy; literacy needs of special learners; and adult literacy. Individual projects will connect adolescent literacy to students' areas of interests. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 800 and EDRS 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRD 832: Research Methodologies and Trends in Literacy. 3 credits.
Develops knowledge and skills in the application of research methodologies in literacy to current national and international trends. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 800, EDRS 810, permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Education Research (EDRS)

500 Level Courses

EDRS 531: Educational and Psychological Measurement. 3 credits.
Emphasizes techniques and principles used in the construction, administration, and quantification of measuring devices for evaluation purposes. Discusses interpretation of standardized tests of ability, aptitude, achievement, interest, and personality. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Appropriate methods and advanced methods courses. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 590: Education Research. 3 credits.
Develops skills, insights, and understanding to perform research, with emphasis on interpreting and applying research results. Critiques research, and uses findings in educational settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDRS 620: Quantitative Inquiry in Education. 3 credits.
Examines fundamental concepts and methods of statistics as applied to educational problems, including descriptive and inferential statistics. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 590 or equivalent experience.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 621: Qualitative Inquiry in Education. 3 credits.
Focuses on basic application of naturalistic research methods. Examines major theoretical frameworks and qualitative research techniques, which include content analysis, coding, and interpretation of data. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 590 or equivalent experience.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 630: Educational Assessment. 3 credits.
Examines research theory and practice relevant to assessments. Focuses on assessment strategies for students including developing skills to select, score, and interpret educational assessments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 631: Program Evaluation. 3 credits.
Focuses on perspectives of existing and emerging issues, theories, and models of program evaluation. Involves implementation of program evaluation in related fields and school districts. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDRS 797: Advanced Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Advanced study of selected topics in education for students preparing for doctoral studies or who have been admitted to the PhD program in education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with CEHD approval. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

800 Level Courses

EDRS 810: Problems and Methods in Education Research. 3 credits.
Advanced course in interpreting and applying education research methods. Emphasizes comparison of alternative philosophies of research, ways of formulating questions and hypotheses, research plans, and analysis procedures. Students evaluate existing studies, and investigate a range of research approaches. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to CTCH 710, CTCH 801.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education or Music Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 811: Quantitative Methods in Educational Research. 3 credits.
Emphasizes advanced methods of conducting research using quantitative methods of data collection, and analysis appropriate for research in education. Includes design of experimental and quasiexperimental research studies, and methods of analysis appropriate to these studies, including analyzing variance and multiple linear regression. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: (EDRS 810B-).
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education or PHD Music Education programs.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 812: Qualitative Methods in Educational Research. 3 credits.
Teaches how to apply qualitative data collection and analysis procedures in educational research, including ethnographic and other field-based methods, and unobtrusive measures. Notes: Emphases vary depending on student interests and needs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: (EDRS 810B-).
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education or PHD Music Education programs.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 818: Critical Discourse Analysis in Education Research. 3 credits.
Prepares students with a working knowledge of discourse analysis and its application to ethnographic and qualitative research in education. Focuses on critical discourse analysis as a resource to improve classroom interaction and transform educational practice and as an analytic tool for a social analysis of education in a wide variety of local, national and international education contexts and settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 810 EDRS 811 EDRS 812 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDRS 820: Evaluation Methods for Educational Programs and Curricula. 3 credits.
Explores development and types of current systems and models for evaluating educational programs and curricula. Emphasizes evaluation needs and problems of public and private elementary and secondary schools, and colleges and universities. Also considers needs of government agencies, industry, and health-related organizations. Notes: Prior completion of EDRS 811 and 812 helpful but not required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDRS 810B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 821: Advanced Applications of Quantitative Methods. 3 credits.
Advanced study of applications of quantitative methods in educational research, reinforcing and building on concepts and skills acquired in EDRS 811. Uses modular approach, and provides advanced study of techniques appropriate to survey research, group-experimental and quasiexperimental research, selected multivariate procedures and factor analysis, and quantitative synthesis (meta-analysis) of research. Combines text reading assignments, critiques, and discussion of relevant journal articles; and application activities. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRS 810B- and 811B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 822: Advanced Applications of Qualitative Methods. 3 credits.
Advanced seminar devoted to study of current topics in qualitative research. Deals with cutting-edge information on selected advanced topics in qualitative research, and provides opportunities to apply new skills and knowledge to projects related to students' interests. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRS 810B- and 812B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 823: Advanced Research Methods in Single Subject/Case Design. 3 credits.
Prepares students to conduct research using single subject design and single case study design. Provides understanding of salient features as well as advantages, disadvantages of these research methodologies. Students critique and analyze published research using these methodologies. Provides opportunities to apply these methodologies to research questions related to student interests. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRS 810B-, 811B- and 812B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 824: Mixed Methods Research: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches. 3 credits.
Advanced research seminar that integrates qualitative and quantitative approaches, methods, and data in a single study. The course covers the paradigms and "mental models" that inform both approaches, and the ways in which qualitative and quantitative goals, questions, methods, and interpretive strategies can be productively combined. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRS 810B-, 811B- and 812B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDRS 825: Advanced Research Methods in Self-Study of Professional Practice. 3 credits.
Prepares students to conduct research using the self-study research methodology, a qualitative research approach for systematically examining one's practitioner role for improvement-aimed purposes with contributions to the educational field and knowledge base. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to PhD in Education program.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRS 810B-, 811B- and 812B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 826: Qualitative Case Study Methods. 3 credits.
Advanced research seminar on qualitative case study design and application in educational research. Topics include descriptive, theoretical, evaluation, and policy case study design and methods. Students will conduct and critique a case study appropriate to their discipline. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDRS 812B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDRS 827: Introduction to Measurement and Survey Development. 3 credits.
Develops knowledge and skills related to measurement and survey development and use in research for education, psychology, and related fields. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDRS 811B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 828: Item Response Theory. 3 credits.
Develops knowledge and skills related to Item Response Theory with application in the context of education, psychology, and related fields. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRS 821B- or 827B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 830: Hierarchical Linear Modeling. 3 credits.
Analyzes nested data structures (e.g. students within classrooms) as well as student growth. Students will learn through reading assignments, lecture and applications using a computer program for data analysis. Students will be expected to critically read multilevel methods used in published research, analyze data, and provide written report of results in APA format. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDRS 821B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 831: Structural Equation Modeling. 3 credits.
Focusing on the development of knowledge and skills related to structural equation modeling and research applications in education, psychology, and related fields. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 811.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDRS 821B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 832: Document Analysis and Archival Research. 3 credits.
Examines the methodological foundations of and analytical approaches to document-based research. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDRS 810B-, 811B- and 812B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education or PHD Education and Human Dvlpmt programs.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDRS 833: Participatory Action Research. 3 credits.
Explores theoretical concepts associated with participatory action research and teaches how to apply participatory data collection and analysis procedures in educational research. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDRS 812B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 836: Narrative Inquiry. 3 credits.
Teaches theory behind narrative inquiry and application of narrative data collection and analysis procedures in educational research. Builds students’ abilities to conduct narrative data collection and analysis. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 812.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 850: Grounded Theory. 3 credits.
Prepares students to apply and critique grounded theory and related methods. Includes various approaches to design with particular attention to analysis techniques and theoretical selection, sensitivity, and saturation. Recommends students obtain IRB approval prior to beginning this course. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 822.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDRS 895: Qualitative Methods Capstone Project. 3 credits.
Provides the opportunity to formulate, engage and complete a qualitative research project, research internship, or pilot study of their choice under faculty supervision in an advanced and specialized seminar. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 812, EDRS 822.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Qualitative Research.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Research
EDRS 897: Special Topics in Research Methods. 3 credits.
Develops knowledge and skills of selected advanced research methods topic(s). Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education or PHD Education and Human Dvlpmt programs.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Special Education (EDSE)

100 Level Courses

EDSE 115: American Sign Language (ASL) I. 3 credits.
Introduces American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture. Teaches basic person-to-person conversational signing. Emphasizes development of expressive and receptive skills. Increases knowledge of ASL vocabulary and the syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of the language. Explores issues of multiculturalism, linguistic code-switching, and language dominance, particularly in relationship to Deaf education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 116: American Sign Language (ASL) II. 3 credits.
Focuses on intermediate level skills in American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture. Increases competencies in person-to-person conversational signing, including expressive and receptive skills, vocabulary, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Provides opportunities for in-depth exploration of issues of multiculturalism, Deaf history, Deaf culture, and the different modalities of communication used in Deaf education problems. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 115C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture

200 Level Courses

EDSE 219: American Sign Language (ASL) III. 3 credits.
ASL III focuses on strengthening expressive and receptive communication through the development of narrative and storytelling skills. The course explores the importance of these skills within the Deaf Community. Students also study how ASL, Deaf history, culture, education, and accessibility have influenced laws and policies in different areas of the community, the region, the nation, and the world. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 116C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

EDSE 401: Introduction to Special Education. 3 credits.
Provides a survey of current knowledge on individuals with disabilities within the context of human growth and development across the life span. Includes historical factors, legislation, etiology, characteristics, needs, educational strategies, assessment, and support services for individuals with disabilities ranging from mild and moderate to severe levels of varying disabilities. Includes the impact of disabilities on academic, social, and emotional performances. Note: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 402: Classroom Management and Applied Behavior Analysis. 3 credits.
Focuses on identifying, recording, evaluating, and changing social and academic behaviors of special and diverse populations. Explores theories of classroom management and various approaches to management, including use of technological advances. Emphasizes developing classroom and individual behavior management plans. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 403: Language Development and Reading. 3 credits.
Identifies literacy skills for typical and atypical students, and describes reading, language, and writing instruction for students with mild disabilities who access the general curriculum. Explores emergent literacy skills, phonemic awareness, vocabulary development, and comprehension. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 401 and EDSE 440.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 411: Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments. 2 credits.
Provides an overview of the characteristics of and services to persons with visual impairments, including the impact of visual impairment on infants' and children's growth and development, child and adolescent emotional and social development, and family interaction patterns. Considers the educational, conceptual, psychosocial, and physical implications of a visual impairment. Notes: Course delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 412: Braille Code. 3 credits.
Provides understanding of the literary code of Braille and its implications for educational/literacy programs for students with a visual disability. Enables students to better understand the Braille code and how to teach it to students with a visual disability. Notes: Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 411. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 414: Orientation and Mobility. 2 credits.
Provides the foundation for understanding the components and essence of orientation and mobility (O&M). Establishes how the need for independent travel in the blind population created the field of O&M. Explores the philosophy and history of orientation and mobility, including cane instruction, dog guides, and methods of travel. Addresses techniques in developing orientation skills and basic mobility instruction. Motor and concept skill development are emphasized. Notes: Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 411. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 418: Curriculum and Assessment of Students with Visual Impairments. 3 credits.
Provides students with knowledge and understanding of the educational assessment of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities including deaf-blindness. Students practice assessing and planning educational programs for students with visual impairments. Addresses assessment of technology for students with visual impairments. Examines determination of learning needs and appropriate learning media, relationship of assessment, IEP development, and placement. Notes: Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 411.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 428: Elementary Reading, Curriculum, Strategies for Students Who Access the General Education Curriculum. 3 credits.
Applies research on instructional approaches in elementary curriculum for individuals with disabilities accessing general education curriculums Includes curriculum and instructional strategies in reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, and social skills; cognitive strategies in study skills, attention and memory, and peer-mediated instruction. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 431: Transition and Community-Based Instruction. 3 credits.
Addresses issues in transition for youth with severe disabilities. Covers self-determination, development and implementation of a transition plan, post-secondary opportunities including education and community-based instruction, and vocational environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 432: Positive Behavior Supports. 3 credits.
Explores concepts and skills needed to design, implement, and evaluate positive behavior support programs, derived from functional assessment, to support the specific needs of students with severe disabilities. Addresses relevant replacement skills; facilitates generalization and maintenance of skills; applies instructional strategies to support behavior, and incorporates individually designed crisis intervention procedures. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 434: Communication and Severe Disabilities. 3 credits.
Introduces professionals to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals with severe speech and language impairments. Addresses the knowledge and skills needed to assess the potential AAC user, make team decisions, develop and implement instruction, and evaluate the effects of instruction aimed at motivating, building, and expanding communication, choice-making, and social interaction. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 440: Characteristics of Students with Disabilities Who Access the General Curriculum. 3 credits.
Examines the characteristics of students with mild disabilities. Focuses on etiology, contributing factors, conditions that affect learning, the challenges of identifying students with disabilities, and the need for academic, social, and emotional accommodations and support. Note: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 447: Medical and Developmental Risk Factors for Children with Disabilities. 3 credits.
Examines nature and causes of disabling or special health conditions. Covers screening and evaluation techniques, characteristics, and educational implications. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 457: Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Learners. 3 credits.
Examines the complexity of language acquisition and literacy development. Focuses on typical and atypical language development, connections between language and literacy, and diversity of communciation styles in families and cultures. Emphasizes first and second language acquisition. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 460: Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis. 3 credits.
Teaches basic principles, procedures, and ethical concepts pertaining to applying behavior analysis in schools or in other educational or therapeutic settings developed to satisfy part of the educational requirements needed for sitting for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) examination. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 461: Analysis and Intervention in Applied Behavior Analysis. 3 credits.
Teaches students basic data collection, presentation, and analysis as it pertains to applied behavior analysis; as well as procedures for determining intervention efficacy and selecting, developing, or modifying interventions based on data, in educational and other settings to satisfy part of the educational requirement to sit for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) examination. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 460, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 462: Applying Behavior Analysis in School and Community Settings. 3 credits.
Teaches a variety of procedural topics in applied behavior analysis pertaining to developing effective instruction and interventions for a variety of content areas, skills, and adaptive and problem behaviors. Additionally, provides instruction on gaining collaboration of those around the student in assuring the student's success, and ethical concerns in meaningfully applying behavior analysis. Satisfies part of the educational requirement to sit for the Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) examination. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDSE 460 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 464: Ethical and Professional Conduct in Applied Behavior Analysis. 3 credits.
Provides a basis in Virginia Behavior Analyst Licensure law, the Behavior Analyst Certification Boards Guidelines for Responsible Conduct and Disciplinary Standards, Virginia Assistant Behavior Analyst Licensure Regulations, and professional conduct consistent with the practice of applied behavior analysis. Incorporates overseeing instructional or program implementation, working with behavior change systems, managing interventions, and behavior change considerations. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 460. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 469: Interdisciplinary Approach for Children with Sensory and Motor Disabilities. 3 credits.
Emphasizes positioning, handling, and adaptive strategies. Focuses on understanding the roles of related disciplines in collaborative planning and service delivery. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 495: Standard Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum. 3 credits.
Meets standard undergraduate supervision requirements by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to develop, design, implement, and evaluate behavior analytic techniques that produce meaningful change. Notes: This Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum follows the experience guidelines of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (www.BACB.com). Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 9 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 460 (may be taken concurrently); admission to or prior completion of the Applied Behavior Analysis minor or permission of instructor; submission of practicum application to the Special Education program.
Schedule Type: Internship
EDSE 499: Intensive Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum. 6 credits.
Meets intensive supervision requirements by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to develop, design, implement, and evaluate behavior analytic techniques that produce meaningful change. Notes: This Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum follows the experience guidelines of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (WWW.BACB.com) Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 12 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 460 (may be taken concurrently); admission to or prior completion of the Applied Behavior Analysis minor or permission of instructor; submission of practicum application to the Special Education program.
Schedule Type: Internship

500 Level Courses

EDSE 501: Introduction to Special Education. 3 credits.
Provides a survey of current knowledge on individuals with disabilities within the context of human growth and development across the lifespan. Includes historical factors, legislation, etiology, characteristics, needs, educational strategies, assessment, and support services for individuals with disabilities ranging from mild and moderate to severe levels of varying disabilities. Includes the impact of disabilities on academic, social, and emotional performances. Note: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 502: Classroom Management and Applied Behavior Analysis. 3 credits.
Focuses on identifying, recording, evaluating, and changing social and academic behaviors of special and diverse populations. Explores theories of classroom management and various approaches to management including use of technological advances. Emphasizes developing classroom and individual behavior management plans. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 503: Language Development and Reading. 3 credits.
Identifies literacy skills for typical and atypical students, and describes reading, language, and writing instruction for students with mild disabilities who access the general curriculum. Explores emergent literacy skills, phonemic awareness, vocabulary development, and comprehension. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 504: Elementary Curriculum and Content for Special Educators. 2 credits.
Reviews elementary curriculum content and instructional approaches for the instruction of individuals with disabilities in language arts/reading, mathematics, science, and social studies. Addresses core knowledge for Elementary Praxis II. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 511: Characteristics of Students with Visual Impairments. 2 credits.
Provides an overview of the characteristics of and services to persons with visual impairments, including the impact of visual impairment on infants' and children's growth and development, child and adolescent emotional and social development, and family interaction patterns. Considers the educational, conceptual, psychosocial, and physical implications of a visual impairment. Notes: Course delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 512: Braille Code. 3 credits.
Provides understanding of the literary code of Braille and its implications for educational/literacy programs for students with a visual disability. Enables students to better understand the Braille code and how to teach it to students with a visual disability. Notes: Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 511. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 513: Medical and Educational Implications of Visual Impairments. 3 credits.
Provides an introduction to anatomy and physiology of the visual system and the educational implications of visual pathology. Covers anatomy of the human eye, normal visual development, pathology of the eye, examination procedures for the identification of visual pathology, and the effects of pathology on visual learning and development. Notes: Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 511. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 514: Orientation and Mobility for Students with Visual Impairments. 2 credits.
Provides the foundation for understanding the components and essence of orientation and mobility (O&M). Establishes how the need for independent travel in the blind population created the field of O&M. Explores the philosophy and history of orientation and mobility, including cane instruction, dog guides, and methods of travel. Addresses techniques in developing orientation skills and basic mobility instruction. Emphasizes motor and concept skill development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 511. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 515: American Sign Language (ASL) I. 3 credits.
Introduces American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture. Teaches basic person-to-person conversational signing. Emphasizes development of expressive and receptive skills. Increases knowledge of ASL vocabulary and the syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of the language. Explores issues of multiculturalism, linguistic code-switching, and language dominance, particularly in relationship to Deaf education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 516: American Sign Language (ASL) II. 3 credits.
Focuses on intermediate level skills in American Sign Language (ASL) and Deaf culture. Increases competencies in person-to-person conversational signing, including expressive and receptive skills, vocabulary, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Provides opportunities for in-depth exploration of issues of multiculturalism, Deaf history, Deaf culture, and the different modalities of communication used in Deaf education programs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 515C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 517: Computer Applications for Special Populations. 3 credits.
Explores the applications of computer technology for instructional programs and computer skills used by teachers of special populations. Provides experience with computer technology designed for special populations. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 518: Curriculum and Assessment of Students with Visual Impairments. 3 credits.
Provides students with knowledge and understanding of the educational assessment of students with visual impairments and additional disabilities including deaf-blindness. Provides practice assessing and planning educational programs for students with visual impairments. Addresses assessment of technology for students with visual impairments. Examines determination of learning needs and appropriate learning media, relationship of assessment, IEP development, and placement. Notes: Field Experience Required. Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 511. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 519: American Sign Language (ASL) III. 3 credits.
ASL III focuses on strengthening expressive and receptive communication through the development of narrative and storytelling skills. The course explores the importance of these skills within the Deaf Community. Students also study how ASL, Deaf history, culture, education, and accessibility have influenced laws and policies in different areas of the community, the region, the nation, and the world. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 516C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 531: Transition and Community-Based Instruction. 3 credits.
Addresses issues in transition for youth with severe disabilities. Covers self-determination, development, and implementation of a transition plan, post-secondary opportunities including education and community-based instruction, and vocational environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 532: Positive Behavior Supports. 3 credits.
Focuses on employing concepts and skills to design, implement, and evaluate behavior support programs derived from functional assessment; addressing relevant replacement skills; facilitating generalization and maintenance of skills; and incorporating individually designed crisis intervention procedures. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 533: Curriculum and Assessment in Severe Disabilities. 3 credits.
Addresses best practices in curriculum and assessment for individuals with severe disabilities. Covers the design of assessment and evaluation techniques and procedures for the severe-needs population, including adaptations and accommodations. Covers IEP formulation and implementation with linkage to assessment. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 534: Communication and Severe Disabilities. 3 credits.
Introduces professionals to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for individuals with severe speech and language impairments. Addresses the knowledge and skills needed to assess the potential AAC user, make team decisions, develop and implement instruction, and evaluate the effects of instruction, aimed at motivating, building, and expanding communication, choice-making, and social interaction. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 540: Characteristics of Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum. 3 credits.
Examines the characteristics of students with mild disabilities. Focuses on etiology, contributing factors, conditions that affect learning, the challenges of identifying students with disabilities, and the need for academic, social, and emotional accommodations and support. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 544: Adapted Instructional Methods and Transition for Secondary Learners. 3 credits.
Provides strategies for teaching functional academics and social/life skills, facilitating the transition to postsecondary environments. Focuses on all aspects of transition and alternative assessments for secondary learners with disabilities. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 547: Medical and Developmental Risk Factors for Children with Disabilities. 3 credits.
Examines the nature and causes of disabling or special health conditions. Covers screening and evaluation techniques, characteristics, and educational implications. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 553: Teaching Mathematics to Students with Special Needs. 3 credits.
Covers techniques for assessing and remediating difficulties in mathematics. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 557: Foundations of Language and Literacy for Diverse Learners. 3 credits.
Examines the complexity of language acquisition and literacy development. Focuses on typical and atypical language development, connections between language and literacy, and diversity of communication styles in families and cultures. Emphasizes first and second language acquisition. Notes: Field Experience required Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 558: Medical Aspects of Physical and Sensory Disabilities in Young Children. 3 credits.
Focuses on medical aspects of young children with disabilities and the role of professionals in service delivery. Explores etiology, symptomatology, and management of neuromotor disabilities. Emphasizes positioning, adaptive strategies, and understanding assistive technology devices. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ECED 506.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 561: Secondary Science for Special Education Teachers. 3 credits.
Provides the necessary depth and breadth of science content knowledge required for prospective secondary special education science teachers. Prepares students for the Praxis Content Knowledge tests in five fields: Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, General Science and Physics. Design science content area instruction for students with mild disabilities utilizing current evidence-based practices. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Laboratory
EDSE 562: Foundations of Reading Instruction for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. 3 credits.
Examines the characteristics of students with specific learning disabilities who demonstrate severe deficits in reading and written language. Addresses language development from an anatomical, physiological, and social perspective. Provides essential knowledge in language development. Examines the legislation that addresses the rights of students with disabilities. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 563: Language Structure and Literacy Development for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. 3 credits.
Examines the components of the English language, including language processing requirements, integrated with the development of literacy skills. Analyzes language and literacy performance and the variability of language learning in students with specific learning disabilities. Explores environmental, social, and cultural factors, including the impact of second language learning and dual-identification. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 562B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 564: Phonology, Phonics, and Fluency for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. 3 credits.
Evaluates phonology, phonics, and fluency skills of students with specific learning disabilities using formal and informal measures. Designs instruction to meet the needs of students with learning disabilities who have deficits in these areas. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDSE 566.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 563B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 565: Vocabulary, Comprehension, and Written Expression for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. 3 credits.
Evaluates vocabulary, text comprehension, and written expression skills of students with specific learning disabilities using formal and informal measures. Designs instruction to meet the needs of students with learning disabilities who have deficits in these areas. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDSE 567.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDSE 564*B- and 566B-.
* May be taken concurrently.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 566: Practicum I for Specialized Reading Instruction for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. 1 credit.
Demonstrate competencies for implementing intensive, data-based interventions to students with specific learning disabilities who have severe deficits in reading and writing. Administer and analyze assessments and design interventions for phonology, phonics and word recognition, and fluency. Monitor student progress and modify instruction as needed. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDSE 564.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDSE 567: Practicum II for Specialized Reading Instruction for Students with Specific Learning Disabilities. 2 credits.
Demonstrate competencies for implementing intensive, data-based interventions to students with specific learning disabilities who have severe deficits in reading and writing. Administer and analyze assessments and design interventions for vocabulary, text comprehension, and written expression. Monitor student progress and modify instruction as needed. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Corequisite: EDSE 565.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDSE 590: Special Education Research. 3 credits.
Describes fundamental concepts and practices in educational research in special education. Covers specific applications of educational research methods to problems in special education. Emphasizes review and critique of special education research, and applied classroom research for teachers. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 597: Special Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides advanced study on selected topic or emerging issue in Special Education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 9 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to program in Graduate School of Education
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

600 Level Courses

EDSE 613: Teaching Methods for Students with Visual Impairments. 3 credits.
Emphasizes methods of teaching compensatory skills, the core curriculum, and technology for use by students who are blind and visually impaired. Addresses curriculum development, adaptations, and teaching methodology for individuals with visual impairments. Provides information on adaptations within various educational programs and adaptation of general education classroom materials and procedures for use with blind and low vision children and youth. Notes: Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 511. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 616: Braille Reading and Writing. 3 credits.
Provides basic instruction on transcription of advanced Braille codes, including music, foreign language, chemistry, computer Braille, and Nemeth code (Braille math code). Introduces techniques for teaching skills in each code. Explores technology tools used to create Braille and tactile materials in addition to other assistive technologies used for instruction in math and science. Notes: Field experiece required. Delivered online. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 511 (may be taken concurrently), EDSE 512.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 619: Applied Behavior Analysis: Principles, Procedures, and Philosophy. 3 credits.
Focuses on basic principles and procedures of applied behavior analysis; identification of factors that contribute to behavioral problems and improved performance; and procedures that can be used to minimize behavioral problems, improve performance, teach new behaviors, and increase probability of behaviors occurring under appropriate circumstances. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to Applied Behavior Analysis Graduate Certificate Program (ABAC).
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 620: Supporting the Behavior and Sensory Needs of Individuals with Autism. 3 credits.
Describes the behavior and sensory development of individuals with autism spectrum disorder across their lifespans. Analyzes the principles of behavior management and the evidence and research-based interventions that have been proven to be effective with individuals with autism and sensory needs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 621: Applied Behavior Analysis: Empirical Bases. 3 credits.
Focuses on basic content of applied behavior analysis. Teaches how to implement behavioral procedures and develop behavioral programs for clients with fundamental behavioral needs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 619*B-.
* May be taken concurrently.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 623: Applied Behavior Analysis: Assessments and Interventions. 3 credits.
Expands on basic content of applied behavior analysis and teaches how to implement behavioral procedures and develop behavioral programs for clients with fundamental behavioral needs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 619B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 624: Applied Behavior Analysis: Applications. 3 credits.
Develops capability to deal with more complex behavioral situations, enabling ability to relate to more sophisticated professional issues and environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 619B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 625: Applied Behavior Analysis: Verbal Behavior. 3 credits.
Expands capability to deal with more complex behavioral situations, and enables students to relate to more sophisticated professional issues and environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 619B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 626: The Inclusive Classroom. 3 credits.
Introduces participants to instructional procedures for facilitating inclusive instruction for students with disabilities in general education settings. Covers research-based strategies for adapting curriculum materials, designing instructional procedures, and evaluating students with disabilities. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 627: Assessment. 3 credits.
Offers knowledge and experiential learning activities related to assessment of students with mild disabilities. Includes statistical and psychometric concepts in assessment. Addresses norm-referenced, criterion-referenced, curriculum-based, and informal assessment for instructional and placement decisions. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 628: Elementary Reading, Curriculum, Strategies for Students Who Access the General Education Curriculum. 3 credits.
Applies research on instructional approaches in elementary curriculum for individuals with disabilities accessing general education curriculum. Includes curriculum and instructional strategies in reading, language arts, mathematics, science, social studies; cognitive strategies in study skills; attention and memory; and peer-mediated instruction. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 629: Secondary Curriculum and Strategies for Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum. 3 credits.
Applies research on teacher effectiveness, accountability, and instructional approaches at the secondary level for individuals with mild disabilities. Includes instructional methods necessary for teaching reading, writing, math, and other content areas across the curriculum. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 634: Characteristics of Individuals with Autism. 3 credits.
Describes the varying characteristics of individuals with autism across their lifespans including, (a) diagnosis, (b) early childhood, (c) school-age, (d) transition, (e) employment, and (f) aging. Examines definitions, eligibility criteria, incidence rates, and etiology of autism. Analyzes perspectives from students, families, educational, community, and career personnel. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 635: Interventions for Individuals with Autism. 3 credits.
Analyzes evidence and research-based interventions for individuals with autism in a variety of domains across their lifespans including academic, communication, social, and behavioral. Evaluates methods for prioritizing intervention needs for individuals with autism across their lifespans, developing appropriate interventions to address those needs, and measuring the impact of interventions in a variety of service delivery models. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 634. Concurrent enrollment is also permitted.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 636: Supporting Communication and Literacy for Individuals with Autism. 3 credits.
Surveys the characteristics of communication and literacy, as well as the design and implementation of communication systems for individuals with autism spectrum disorder across their lifespans. Explains methods for assessment, identification of priorities, and monitoring progress of communication and literacy instruction in order to improve behavior, academic skills, and social interactions in various environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 637: Autism Across the Lifespan: Collaboration with Critical Partners. 3 credits.
Examines characteristics, milestones, critical issues, and areas of need for individuals with autism across their lifespans. Prioritizes key features of effective collaboration and partnership. Utilizes a strengths-based problem solving perspective to frame collaboration and partnership for individuals with autism across their lifespans and simulates partnership practices with a variety of stakeholders across the lifespan of an individual with autism. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 661: Curriculum and Methods: Severe Disabilities. 3 credits.
Focuses on current best practices in curriculum, and methods for students with severe disabilities, including specific strategies for teaching students with severe disabilities, general strategies for working with heterogeneous groups of students in inclusive settings, and methods for adapting the general education curriculum to include students with severe disabilities. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 662: Consultation and Collaboration. 3 credits.
Provides professionals in special education, regular education, and related fields with knowledge and communication skills necessary for collaborative consultation and technical assistance to other educators and service providers. Note: Field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Teaching licensure or enrollment in a graduate degree program in education.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 663: Collaborative Teamwork to Support Students with Significant Disabilities. 3 credits.
Focuses on models of teamwork, group decision making, team process, leadership and communication and how they influence services for individuals with significant disabilities and their families. Provides an understanding of collaborative structures and demonstrates knowledge of skills and strategies to maintain effective relationships with a variety of stakeholders in collaborative settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 664: Ethical and Professional Conduct for Behavior Analysis. 3 credits.
Provides a basis in Virginia Behavior Analyst Licensure law, the Behavior Analyst Certification Boards Guidelines for Responsible Conduct and Disciplinary Standards, and professional conduct consistent with the practice of applied behavior analysis. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 619B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 665: Families of Children with Special Needs. 3 credits.
Focuses on strategies for developing culturally appropriate family-professional partnerships to benefit children with special needs. Explores theories and research that support a family-centered approach. Includes family and professional rights and responsibilities in the special education process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ECED 524.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Early Childhood Special Education program or permission of the instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 669: Interdisciplinary Approach for Children with Sensory and Motor Disabilities. 3 credits.
Emphasizes positioning, handling, and adaptive strategies. Focuses on understanding the roles of related disciplines in collaborative planning and service delivery. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Undergraduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDSE 701: Legal Issues and Special Populations. 3 credits.
Studies the impact of legislation and litigation on the education of special populations emphasizing IDEA and Section 504. Covers emerging trends in special education based on interpretation of landmark court cases related to disability, legal updates on policies and procedures for exceptional learners, and discussion of the guiding principles of special education law when addressing the needs of special populations. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 702: Managing Resources for Special Education Programs. 3 credits.
Examines development and delivery of specialized programs for exceptional learners. Covers implementation of Individualized Education Plans via Universal Design, financial and human resource allocation and management, effective supervision and evaluation, and student outcome documentation. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 703: Creating a Collaborative Culture. 3 credits.
Provides leaders in school settings with an opportunity to gain the skills needed to facilitate collaborative environments supportive of all learners. Discusses the impact of diversity on educational settings, developing a vision effective communication teaming and co-teaching techniques, family professional partnerships, implementing schoolwide change initiatives, alternative dispute resolution, and maintaining a positive school climate. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 743: Leadership in Special Education Administration. 3 credits.
Examines leadership issues and applies them to the administration of special education programs. Explores current challenges in the delivery of services for exceptional children through case studies and projects. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 744: Current Issues in Special Education. 3 credits.
Helps students develop an understanding of the role of convergent research evidence in addressing current issues in special education practice and policy. Familiarizes students with current issues in special education and the group experimental, single subject, and qualitative research designs used to address these current issues. Students evaluate research studies in terms of their methodological strengths and weaknesses and their part in providing convergent bodies of evidence that can be used for defining practice and policy. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 782: Comprehensive Topics in Special Education: Trends and Issues. 3 credits.
Focuses on current trends and issues in special education and disabilities. Provides students the opportunity under the direction of instructor to complete individually designed projects addressing major trends and issues in their emphasis area of special education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Majority of course work completed.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 783: Internship: Special Education in General Curriculum. 3-6 credits.
Applies, in supervised internships, university course work in General Curriculum to instruction of children and their families in school settings. Notes: Demonstration that RVE, VCLA, Praxis Entry, and other program-specific requirements have been met;application for internship on file by program deadline. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Students W/Dis Access Gen Curr.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Graduate Certificate degree.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDSE 784: Internship: Adapted Curriculum. 3-6 credits.
Applies, in supervised internships, university course work in Adapted Curriculum to instruction of children and their families in school settings. Notes: Demonstration that VCLA, Praxis Entry, and other program-specific requirements have been met; application for internship on file by program deadline. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Students W/Dis Access Adp Curr.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Graduate Certificate degree.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDSE 785: Internship: Visual Impairment. 2-6 credits.
Applies, in supervised internships, university course work in Visual Impairment to instruction of children and their families in school settings. Notes: Passing scores on Praxis Entry requirement; demonstration that reading content and other program specificrequirements have been met; application for internship on file by program deadline. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 411 or 511; EDSE 412 or 512; EDSE 513.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Visual Impairments Lic PK-12.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Graduate Certificate degree.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDSE 790W: EDSE 790 Course Waiver. 1 credit.
Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 794: Special Topics. 1-6 credits.
Advanced study of selected topics in education for students preparing for doctoral studies or who have been admitted to the PhD program in education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 795: Standard Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum. 3 credits.
Meets standard practicum supervision requirements by the BACB to provide hands-on experience designing, implementing, and evaluating behavior analytic procedures under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Notes: This Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum follows the experience guidelines of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (www.BACB.com) Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 18 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 619 or PSYC 619 or permission by the instructor
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDSE 797: Advanced Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Advanced study of selected topics in education for students preparing for doctoral studies or who have been admitted to the PhD program in education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with CEHD approval. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study
EDSE 799: Intensive Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum. 6 credits.
Meets intensive practicum supervision requirements by the BACB to provide hands-on experience designing, implementing, and evaluating behavior analytic procedures under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Notes: This Applied Behavior Analysis Practicum follows the experience guidelines of the Behavior Analysis Certification Board (www.BACB.com). Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 18 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDSE 619 or PSYC 619 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Internship

800 Level Courses

EDSE 825: Foundations in Behavior Analytic Instructional Design and Teaching Methodology. 3 credits.
Focuses on behavior analytic instructional design and teaching methodology. Prepares students to design effective instructions and assess currently existing instructional programs and curricula. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to a doctoral level program within the Graduate School of Education.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 841: Intervention Research in Special Education. 3 credits.
Provides advanced graduate students with opportunities for in-depth study, analysis, and discussion of original intervention research in special education. Emphasizes analyzing research methodology, coding original intervention research, analyzing results, synthesizing findings, formulating future research questions relevant to individuals with disabilities, and gaining an understanding of the submission process for conferences and publications. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDSE 842: Application of Research Methodology in Special Education. 3 credits.
Provides knowledge and skills in the application of research methodology in special education. Topics include methods for conducting survey research, experimental and quasi-experimental research, research involving correlation and regression, and qualitative research. Emphasizes application to specific issues in special education research. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDSE 843: Leadership in Special Education Administration. 3 credits.
Examines leadership issues and applies them to the administration of special education programs. Explores current challenges in the delivery of services for exceptional children through case studies and projects. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDSE 844: Current Issues in Special Education. 3 credits.
Develops understanding of the role of convergent research evidence in addressing current issues in special education practice and policy. Describes current issues in special education and the group experimental, single subject, and qualitative research designs used to address these current issues. Students evaluate research studies in terms of methodological strengths and weaknesses, and their part in providing convergent bodies of evidence that can be used for defining practice and policy. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDSE 845: Personnel Preparation Programs in Special Education. 3 credits.
Provides an in-depth study, analysis, and discussion of personnel preparation programs in special education including: scope and sequence of teacher preparation programs as they align with state and national teacher licensure standards, bodies of accreditation, syllabi development, delivery models, and frameworks for curriculum design; teacher evaluation; and how policies, research, and issues of accountability can transform teacher preparation programs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 846: Assessment, Evaluation, and Instrumentation in Special Education Research. 3 credits.
Provides in-depth study, analysis and discussion of the past, present and future directions of assessment, evaluation, and instrumentation research in special education. Emphasizes reliability and validity of the research instruments, evaluating research methodology, analyzing results, synthesizing findings with respect to present assessment and evaluation policies; formulating future research questions relevant to assessment and evaluation of individuals with disabilities. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 847: Problem Solving in Contemporary Initiatives in Special Education. 3 credits.
Addresses contemporary initiatives in special education: those introductory and leading actions intended to implement positive change, that can be promoted by federal agencies, professional or advocacy organizations. Focuses on understanding of contemporary special education initiatives through evaluation and analysis. Background, relevant legislative history, existing empirical evidence, and designing future research addressing contemporary initiatives will be studied and discussed. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDSE 885: Writing Grants. 3 credits.
Focuses on identification of funding sources, description of grant components, and development of grant budgets. Includes independent writing of an entire small grant, a significant portion of a large grant, and participation in grant peer-review process. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDSE 745.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 811 or EDRS 812.
Schedule Type: Lecture

Education (EDUC)

200 Level Courses

EDUC 203: Disability in American Culture. 3 credits.
Examines disability, past and present, in American culture through changes in historical, political, legal and societal responses to people with disabilities. Analyzes the disability experience through social and behavioral science perspectives, including diversity, bioethical and human rights conceptualizations/constructs of disability. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

300 Level Courses

EDUC 300: Introduction to Teaching. 3 credits.
Introduction to educational issues; not applicable in graduate-level teacher education programs. Examines roles of teacher, nature of American schools, and potential contributions of students. Notes: Requires school-based field experience during course. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 301: Educationally Diverse Populations: Handicapped, Gifted, Multicultural. 3 credits.
Introduction to educational issues; not applicable in graduate-level teacher education programs. Introduces psychological, sociological, educational, and physical aspects of diverse populations in today's schools for early and middle education. Emphasizes litigation and legislation pertaining to education of diverse populations. Notes: Requires school-based field experience during course. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDUC 521.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 302: Human Growth and Development. 3 credits.
Introduction to educational issues; not applicable in graduate-level teacher education programs. Examines human development through life span with special emphasis on cognitive, language, physical, social, and emotional development of children. Emphasizes contemporary theories of human development and their relevance to educational practice. Notes: Requires school-based field experience during course. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 303: Politics of American Education. 3 credits.
Focus on the study of the American political system. Designed for students studying the American political system and students interested in careers in education. Explores how interactions between various levels and branches of government affect education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 372: Human Development, Learning, and Teaching. 3 credits.
Explores processes that influence intellectual, social, emotional, moral, ethical, and physical development of middle and high school students. Examines research and theories for understanding learning process. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

EDUC 400: In-Service Educational Development. 1-6 credits.
Offered at request of school division or other educational agency. Notes: Content varies. May be repeated with permission of department, but no more than 6 credits in EDUC 695, 695, or 699 may be applied toward master's degree. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Schedule Type: Internship
EDUC 415: Student Teaching in Physical Education. 12 credits.
See PHED 415. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Completion of all courses in the approved program, and admission to and good standing in the Teacher Education Program.
Recommended Corequisite: PHED 472.
Schedule Type: Internship
EDUC 422: Foundations of Secondary Education. 3 credits.
Analyzes philosophical assumptions, curriculum issues, learning theories, and history associated with current teaching styles. Emphasizes applications to all disciplines taught in secondary schools. Examines educational trends and issues. Notes: 15 hours school-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the secondary Education Program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with the Undergrad Teacher Licensure attribute.

Schedule Type: Lecture

500 Level Courses

EDUC 511: Child and Adolescent Development in Global Contexts. 3 credits.
Provides an introduction to teaching culturally & linguistically diverse and exceptional learners, includes analysis of human growth and development, an overview of psychology, and introduction to using technology across the curriculum. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to EDCI 511.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to FAST TRAIN or Permission of Instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 512: Teaching Elementary Social Studies in International Schools. 3 credits.
Focuses on translation of knowledge and data-gathering processes form social sciences into appropriate and meaningful international PK-6 social studies experiences. Develops understanding of aims, methodologies of history, geography, government and political sciences, sociology, anthropology and psychology. Requires 20 hours of PK-6 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 511.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 513: Teaching Elementary Math in International Schools. 3 credits.
Presents topics in school mathematics with particular emphasis on developing common PK-6 strands for application in international schools. Focuses on exploring, verifying, and explaining concepts using concrete materials. Requires 20 hours of PK-6 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 511 and EDRD 515.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 514: Teaching Elementary Science in International Schools. 3 credits.
Covers theory and practices of effective teaching of PK-6 science in international schools. Uses laboratory and discovery techniques to design essential science components and integrate them with other disciplines. Introduces design and implementation of activities for developing concepts solving problems, and strengthening thinking skills in PK-6 science. Requires 20 hours of PK-6 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 511 and EDRD 515.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 516: Language Across the Elementary International School Curriculum. 3 credits.
Introduces current methods of teaching integrated language arts in elementary school settings (PK-6). Includes language and literacy development, second language acquisition, reading and writing in content areas, and children's literature. International focus considers needs of second-language learners in regular classroom settings. Requires 20 hours of PK-6 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 511 and EDRD 515.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 520: Elementary Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in International Schools. 3 credits.
Addresses interrelationship of instruction, curriculum, and assessment in international schools. Includes review of research and effective practice. Requires 20 hours of PK-6 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 511 and EDRD 515.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 522: Foundations of Secondary Education. 3 credits.
Analyzes philosophical assumptions, curriculum issues, learning theories, and history associated with current teaching styles. Emphasizes applications to all disciplines taught in secondary schools. Examines current educational trends and issues in relation to sociology of secondary school settings. Notes: 15 hours school-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 537: Introduction to Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Learners. 3 credits.
Examines culturally & linguistically diverse learners through historical, sociological, and philosophical foundations. Explores teacher's culturally identity and implications for teaching diverse learners. Discusses culturally & linguistically responsive instructional and assessment practices and working with families and other school professionals. Notes: Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 539: Human Development and Learning PK-12. 3 credits.
Provides practicing teachers with foundations of psychological theory, research, and professional practice relating to development and learning in inclusive PK-12 classroom settings. Notes: School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 542: Foundations of Education. 3 credits.
Examines the historical, philosophical, and sociological foundations of education as they relate to elementary schools, with a particular emphasis on teaching a culturally diverse population. Students will develop an understanding of the relationship between society and education. School-based field experience required. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 543: Children, Family, Culture, and Schools, 4-12 Year Olds. 3 credits.
Examines child and family development and ways children, families, schools, and communities interrelate. Links children's developing physical, social, emotional, and cognitive abilities to planning curriculum and developing instructional strategies. Notes: Requires school-based field experience. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Elementary Education licensure program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 547: Scientific Inquiry and the Nature of Science. 3 credits.
Incorporates understanding about scientific knowledge in K-12 classrooms. Builds fundamental knowledge of scientific inquiry and the nature of scientific knowledge and skills to weave this knowledge explicitly in curriculum. Focuses on developing inquiry-based lessons for students to investigate science and assessing student understanding of science and the nature of science. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 592: Effective Collaboration for Teaching Diverse Learners in Secondary Social Studies. 3 credits.
Provides history-social studies candidates in secondary education with knowledge and skills necessary to meet the needs of diverse learners in the history-social studies classroom. Emphasizes teacher collaboration between general and special education teachers as an authentic model of practice. Notes: Taught concurrently and in close proximity with special education faculty teaching EDSE 662 to emphasize collaboration between special education and general education teachers. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 595: Perspectives on Exceptl Tching. 3 credits.
Provides an opportunity for pre-service and in-service teachers to interact with young people and teachers in a range of school settings, exploring and documenting their points of view on teaching using a range of methods and visual and technology-oriented media and interview procedures. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 597: Special Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Provides advanced study on selected topic or emerging issue in American or international education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with GSED permission. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to program in Graduate School of Education.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 598: Directed Reading, Research, and Individual Projects. 1-6 credits.
Presents various subjects and projects, principally by directed study, discussion, research, and participation under supervision of graduate faculty member. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to degree program, and permission of dean.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Independent Study

600 Level Courses

EDUC 606: Education and Culture. 3 credits.
Uses cultural inquiry process (CIP) and web site to acquire cultural, social, and language-related perspectives on educational processes; and teaches skills to analyze educational settings and expand strategies to address puzzlements in students' own practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDUC 612B- and 613B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 612: Inquiry into Practice. 2 credits.
Provides experience using research skills to foster systematic and thoughtful inquiry into classroom practice. Explores relevant classroom practice issues through critical writing, action, and research. Emphasizes cultural diversity and gender issues in research. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, ASTL-Foreign Languages/French, ASTL-Foreign Languages/Spanish, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Lit Reading Specialist, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - LIT PK12 Clsrm Teachers, ASTL-Physical Education, ASTL - Science, ASTL-Teacher Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction or Dsgning Dgtl Lrning in Schools.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 613: How Students Learn. 3 credits.
Advanced course in study of learning based on research and theory from different disciplines. Focuses on increasing students' learning through study of different learning systems, and understanding each learner in context of learning process itself. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDUC 612B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Adv Stud T/L or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 614: Designing and Assessing Teaching and Learning. 2 credits.
Explores design and development of curricular, pedagogical, and assessment strategies responsive to needs and interests of students. Investigates factors that affect teaching and learning, and examines multiple ways of knowing that teachers bring to classrooms. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 613 (may be taken concurrently)
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDUC 612B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science, Adv Stud T/L or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 615: Educational Change. 2 credits.
Explores influences on educational change at classroom, school, community, state, and national levels. Investigates implications of factors and influences that affect educational change. Analyzes influences and factors, and involves students in reflecting on their own experiences. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 606 (may be taken concurrently).
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisites: EDUC 612B-, 613B- and 614B-.
B- Requires minimum grade of B-.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in ASTL-Alternative Education, ASTL-Early Childhood Educ, Gifted Child Education, ASTL - History, ASTL-Instructional Technology, ASTL - Literacy/Reading, ASTL - Mathematics, ASTL-NBPTS Preparation Core, ASTL - Science or Curriculum and Instruction.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 621: Teaching and Learning in the International Baccalaureate Program. 3 credits.
Focuses on principles and practices of the International Baccalaureate, organized around four areas of inquiry: curriculum processes, teaching & learning, assessment, and professional learning. Requires 20 hours of PK-12 classroom fieldwork. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to GSE, enrollment in FAST TRAIN initial licensure program, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 622: Curriculum Development across IB Programs. 3 credits.
Explores the development of practical knowledge about the design and structure of the IB programs' curricula. Provides a foundation for understanding how the programs are implemented and how student learning developed within them is assessed. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to GSE, enrollment in FASTTRAIN IB certificate program and completion of EDUC 621, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 623: Models and Strategies for Teaching and Learning in IB Schools. 3 credits.
Focuses on the development of the capacity of teachers in IB schools to adopt appropriate teaching strategies and techniques instrumental in ensuring program learning outcomes are achieved. Furthermore, participants develop a deep understanding of the critical relationship between teaching and learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to GSE, enrollment in FAST TRAIN IB certificate program and completion of EDUC 621, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree, Undergraduate or Washington Consortium level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 624: Assessment and Learning in IB Schools. 3 credits.
Explores the essential role of assessment in teaching IB learners. Addresses formative and summative assessment practices as an integral part of the IB curriculum as well as the use of assessment for differentiation and planning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to GSE, enrollment in FAST TRAIN IB certificate program and completion of EDUC 621, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 626: Inquiry into Action: IB Teachers, Learners, and Schools. 3 credits.
Uses the action research and qualitative process to help educational practitioners plan and complete an action research study related to IB learners, teachers, or schools. Furthermore, the course examines the social, cultural, and ethical issues of conducting research with students. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to GSE, enrollment in FAST TRAIN IB certificate program and completion of EDUC 621, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 627: Contemporary Issues and Trends in IB. 3 credits.
Focuses on current IB research, trends, and issues as well as international, national, and state/provincial legislation concerning schools and the potential impact on IB schools. Participants are prepared as leaders and advocates for IB programs and their students. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to GSE, enrollment in FAST TRAIN IB certificate program and completion of EDUC 621, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 647: Critical Reflective Practice. 1.5 credit.
Engages students in a learning community of teachers to develop skills of critical reflection on professional practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 649: Critical Dialogue in Education. 1.5 credit.
Offers opportunity to develop critical dialogue and peer feedback skills focused on professional practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 651: Critical Theories and Pedagogies. 3 credits.
Explores critical theories and pedagogies experientially, including alternative assessments that address educational equity and access, power, and approaches for deepening our practice as citizens in a democracy. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 647.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 653: Technology and Learning. 3 credits.
Develops technological knowledge and skills to support teaching and learning and to sustain and enhance learning communities. Teachers explore and critique the possibilities and concerns of using technology in learning environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 647.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 655: Teacher Research Methods. 3 credits.
Introduces teacher research methods and situates them in relation to other research approaches. Emphasizes the understanding and use of various research methods as innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 651 and EDUC 653.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 657: Teaching for Democracy and Social Justice. 3 credits.
Focuses on the research that supports teachers to create democratic classroom practices and to support PK-12 students in exercising civic rights. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 651 and EDUC 653.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 659: Teacher Leadership. 1.5 credit.
Engages learners in data gathering exercises toward articulating a leadership agenda in the context of PK-12 educational environments. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission into the MEd Curriculum and Instruction concentration in Teacher Inquiry, Development and Empowerment for Social Justice program (TIDES) cohort. Completion of EDUC 655 and EDUC 657.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 661: Teacher Empowerment and Policy. 1.5 credit.
Provides advanced study on a selected topic or emerging issue in American or international education with particular attention to developing policy solutions. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 655 and EDUC 657.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 663: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy. 3 credits.
Offers opportunity to view how language and culture shape realities, including perceptions of children as learners. Explores cultural constraints and transformative possibilities embedded within cultures. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 659.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 665: Teacher Inquiry in Practice I. 3 credits.
Builds further understanding of teacher research as teachers form and frame salient questions, examine the existing literature related to their questions, and take actions to improve teaching and learning. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 659.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 667: Teacher Inquiry in Practice II. 3 credits.
Builds on the teacher research project begun in Teacher Inquiry in Practice I as teachers continue to address their pedagogical questions, take actions to improve teaching and learning, gather, analyze and interpret multiple forms of data, and share their experience in communities of practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 663 and EDUC 665.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 669: Teaching and Learning in Practice. 3 credits.
Admission into the MEd Curriculum and Instruction concentration in Transformative Teaching program. Completion of the EDUC 663 and EDUC 665. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 663 and EDUC 665.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Graduate or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a concentration in Transformative Teaching.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Students in the GMU Korea campus may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 671: Schools and Culture in the Future. 3 credits.
Focuses on relationship between schools and communities from the past to the future. Research-based education reform, ideas from futurists, and ISTE technology standards influence teacher planning for students in the 21st century. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 522 and EDUC 670
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 672: Human Development and Learning: Secondary Education. 3 credits.
Explores developmental issues associated with middle and high school students, and theories that provide basis for understanding learning process. Addresses implications for designing instruction and curriculum. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 674: Assessing Learning and Teaching in the Secondary School Classroom. 3 credits.
Supports beginning teachers' development and design of assessment practices for promoting student learning. Focuses on individual differences and classroom, teacher, school, and cultural factors that impact assessment; different types and purposes of assessment; and relationship of assessment to national and state standards. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 522 and advanced methods course.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction or Secondary Education Licensure.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 675: Research in Secondary Education. 3 credits.
Links evidence of student learning to make informed instructional decisions. Engages students in critiquing various research paradigms, reviewing literature, and systematically collecting and interpreting evidence to improve practice. Facilitates completion of the M.Ed. exit requirement. Notes: All students enrolled in this course must be working daily in or have access to a classroom setting classroom setting, since the major course assignment involves a classroom-based teacher research project. The M.Ed. program exit requirement is completed in EDUC 675. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDCI 790.

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Curriculum and Instruction or Secondary Education Licensure.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

700 Level Courses

EDUC 751: Mentoring/Supervising Intern Teachers and Mentor Teacher Career Development. 3 credits.
Examines multiple roles of teachers as they mentor and supervise intern teachers in schools. Covers career development, leadership, and instructional roles and strategies. Designed to assist intern teachers in their first year, and provide quality career and staff development to their mentors. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 797: Advanced Topics in Education. 1-6 credits.
Advanced study of selected topics in education for students preparing for doctoral studies or who have been admitted to the PhD program in education. Notes: May be repeated for credit with GSED approval. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture

800 Level Courses

EDUC 800: Ways of Knowing. 3 credits.
Provides understanding of characteristic ways of knowing in various liberal arts disciplines while examining subject matter, scope, key concepts, principles, methods, and theories. Analyzes philosophical traditions underlying educational practice and research. Notes: Required course during first spring semester of study in the program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 802: Leadership Seminar. 3 credits.
Intensive study of leadership, emphasizing decision and change processes, and assessment and development of leadership skills. Notes: Required course during first semester of study in the program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 803: Teacher Preparation and Professional Development. 3 credits.
Explores research and current recommended practices related to teacher preparation and professional development. Provides opportunity for practical application with preservice or inservice teachers. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit. Equivalent to ECED 803.
Recommended Prerequisite: Approval of instructor and acceptance to PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 805: Research and Scholarship in Education. 2 credits.
Provides an intellectual framework for research and scholarship in education, including consideration of specific scholarship of CEHD faculty as representative of the range of educational scholarship that make up the educational research community. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 815: Research Inquiries in International Education. 3 credits.
Focuses on the intersection of international education and research methodologies in educational settings. Students will delve into the construction, implementation, and impact of research in international settings or with an internationally-minded perspective. Through critical inquiry into practice, the course offers students the opportunity to develop more sophisticated understandings of the research process in international education settings. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 880 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 845: Multilingual Learners With Diverse Educational Needs. 3 credits.
Examines examine issues surrounding identification, assessment, and instruction of multilingual learners with diverse educational needs. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD Program in Education or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 850: The Study of Teaching. 3 credits.
Explores the history and development of the search for teaching effectiveness. The course will trace the various definitions of effectiveness and the methods created to assess effectiveness. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 851: Research on Teacher Education. 3 credits.
Explores the history and development of the search for effectiveness in the preparation of preservice teachers and the continuing professional development of practicing teachers. The students will examine the substance and gaps in the study of the education of educators. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 810.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 852: Technology and Teacher Development. 3 credits.
Investigates the latest research and issues related to technology integration in teacher education; includes research supporting the incorporation of technology in staff development for in-service K-12 educators, as well as preservice university coursework. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 853: World Perspectives of Teacher Education. 3 credits.
Focuses on the cross-cultural analysis of current U.S. and internationally based teacher preparation and continuing professional development pedagogical models, policy reforms, and their historical contexts. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to doctoral program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 854: Working in Schools: Spanning Boundaries/Expanding Roles. 3 credits.
Prepares future teacher educators and professional developers for their work in K-12 settings. Examines the principles of clinical field experiences, the foundations of school-university partnerships, and the roles/relationships of all stakeholders engaged in field-based teacher preparation and teacher professional development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education or PHD Education and Human Dvlpmt programs.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate or Non-Degree level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 860: STEM Education Research and Policy. 3 credits.
Examines research on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education issues and education policy issues including the rationale for STEM education, STEM education policy, models of STEM schools in K-12 education, STEM education leadership, informal STEM education, STEM curriculum and instruction, and research in STEM education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 810 (may also be taken concurrently).
Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 870: Education Policy: Process, Context, and Politics. 3 credits.
Examines public policy decision-making in education at local, state, and national levels, and its impact on education institutions, students, and public. Focuses on theories and methodological approaches, and resolution of competing policy arguments in political arena. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 871: Advanced Policy Issues in Education. 3 credits.
In-depth analysis of selected education policy issues. Focuses on issue interactions and education-related policy actions by different levels of government. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 870 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 872: Social Science Research and Education Policy. 3 credits.
Focuses on research base used to support education policy actions. Focuses on analyzing strength of this research. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDRS 810,811, and 812 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 873: Education Policy: Comparative and International Perspectives. 3 credits.
Using interdisciplinary approach, addresses education policy issues that transcend national boundaries and have implications for educators in fostering social justice and global awareness. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 874: The Achievement Gap. 3 credits.
Focuses on achievement gap in schools. Students research and analyze gaps in student achievement related to race and ethnicity, limited English proficiency, family background, gender, poverty, and ableism, and practices designed to close the gap. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 875: Contemporary and Emerging Issues in Education Policy. 3 credits.
Focuses on identifying and analyzing factors that promote new initiatives in education policy agenda. Attention given to nontraditional sources of education policy initiatives. Notes: Must be admitted to PhD program. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 870 (concurrent enrollment is also permitted) and admission to the PhD program.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 876: Teacher Development and Education Policy. 3 credits.
Focuses on the impact of policy actions at the local, state, and national levels on teacher preparation and continuing professional development. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 870 or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 877: Teacher Policy in Historic Perspective. 3 credits.
Examines the history of policies pertaining to public school teachers in the United States. Evaluate and engage current policy debates by putting the past and present into conversation. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to The PhD in Education program, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 878: Intercultural Competence: Theory and Research Application to International Education. 3 credits.
Explores and examines intercultural competence theory and research as a teaching and learning framework in international education. Emphasizes the comparison of alternative models of intercultural competence development, research paradigms using intercultural competence theory in international education, and empirical studies that examine and explore the use of intercultural competence theory in education. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 880.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 879: Language and Second Language Acquisition Research in International Education. 3 credits.
Examines the theoretical and historical role of language in international education, with special emphasis on the foundations and variables of second language acquisition. Focuses the role of language in cross-cultural and international contexts, the application of language acquisition theories and empirical studies globally. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 880.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 880: Introduction to International Education. 3 credits.
Using interdisciplinary approach, addresses education policy issues that transcend national boundaries and have implications for educators in fostering social justice and global awareness. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 881: Seminar in Bilingual Education: Policy. 3 credits.
Examines historical development of education for language minority students in United States, including federal and state legislation and court decisions. Explores policy issues regarding administrative program models, instructional approaches, curricular reform, and assessment policies for language minority students developed in response to legal mandates, legislative decisions, and school reform movement. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 882: Second Language Acquisition: Theory, Research, and Practice. 3 credits.
Examines the theoretical foundations of second language acquisition with focus on linguistic, anthropological, sociological, psychological, and educational research through theory and practice. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 883: Seminar in Sociocultural Theory. 3 credits.
Explores and analyzes the theoretical contributions of sociocultural theory. Focuses on the growing body of contemporary research on literacy, equity in education and emancipatory teaching for diverse students. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 885: History of Education in the United States. 3 credits.
Examines the history of education in the United States and explores the social, political, cultural, and economic forces that have shaped reform initiatives. Uses history to engage questions around citizenship, equality, and democracy. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 886: School Reform in the United States: Politics and Policies. 3 credits.
Explores a broad range of reform initiatives shaping public education and examines the ways politics infuses education policy. Investigates the disciplinary and methodological frameworks scholars have used to study school reform. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program, or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 887: Neighborhood, Community, Education Policy. 3 credits.
Explores the intersection of historical, social, political, and economic policies and conditions and communities in the US. Focuses on understanding trends in the formation of neighborhoods and the development of American cities, schools, and communities. Examine the politics and policies of selected neighborhoods and communities through developing community development profiles and proposals. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to PhD in Education program or with permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 890: Doctoral Internship in Education. 1-6 credits.
Interns work with appropriate staff member in cooperating school, school system, or other educational institution, agency, or setting. Notes: Requires 100 hours of on-site internship completed over at least a five-week period. Up to 6 credits of EDUC 890 may be applied toward PhD degree requirements. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD program and prior approval of the advisor and PhD director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDUC 892: Social Justice and Equity in International Education. 3 credits.
Examines ideological, cultural, and systemic structural inequities in various educational settings at national and international levels. Focuses on educational practices that promote equity and social change throughout the world. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 880.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
EDUC 893: Seminar in Educational Anthropology. 3 credits.
Examines theories and research from educational anthropology and educational sociology to clarify and address contemporary educational issues and concerns. Focuses on U.S. public schools, with comparative materials from other educational settings and societies. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD in Education program or permission of the instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 894: Seminar in Multicultural Education. 3 credits.
Examines knowledge base, policy issues, and curricular and instructional features of multicultural education in United States and other countries. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the Ph.D. in Education program or permission of instructor.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 896: Special Topics in Education. 3 credits.
Explores selected topics in education across all doctoral specializations. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 6 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment limited to students in the PHD Education or PHD Education and Human Dvlpmt programs.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Seminar
EDUC 897: Independent Study for the Doctor of Philosophy in Education. 1-6 credits.
Structured learning experience to extend and develop skills and knowledge relative to field of professional expertise. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the term.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD program and prior approval of advisor and PhD director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate level students.

Schedule Type: Independent Study

900 Level Courses

EDUC 994: Advanced Internship in Education. 3 credits.
Internship in setting related to student's major area of study. Requires minimum of 100 hours completed over at least a five-week period. Each intern works with appropriate staff member in cooperating school, school system, or other educational institution or agency. Notes: Internship must be in setting that differs from regular employment. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to the PhD program and prior approval of advisor and PhD director.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Internship
EDUC 998: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal. 1-6 credits.
Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 6 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy in the PhD program, successful completion of the doctoral qualifying exam, and EDRS 810, 811, and 812 or their equivalents.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Dissertation
EDUC 999: Doctoral Dissertation Research. 1-9 credits.
Provides continued faculty assistance on individual basis to complete dissertation planned in EDUC 998 and initiate new projects. Notes: Requires successful completion of EDUC 998 and faculty approval of proposal. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree.
Recommended Prerequisite: EDUC 998 and faculty approval of proposal.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy.

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Human Development and Family Science (HDFS)

200 Level Courses

HDFS 200: Individual and Family Development. 3 credits.
Examines how individuals and families function and develop over the lifespan. Uses a multidisciplinary approach to integrate theories of family science and human development emphasizing the role of contextual factors in contemporary families' lives. Explores the impact of gender, socioeconomics, race/ethnicity, culture, and immigrant status on human development and family relationships. Introduces a basic model of scientific inquiry and theorizing. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture
HDFS 250: Family Financial Literacy and Resource Management. 3 credits.
Introduces personal and family financial planning and resource management throughout the lifespan. Integrates theories of family finance and resource management using a multidisciplinary approach. Emphasizes role of contextual factors in contemporary families' financial lives. Explores impact of gender, socioeconomic, race, ethnicity, and culture on family finance and resource management. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Schedule Type: Lecture

300 Level Courses

HDFS 300: Individual and Family Services Delivery. 3 credits.
Overview of human services delivery with a focus on families. Explores the historical and social contexts as well as the theoretical orientations of systems that shape delivery of services to families. Examines: 1) economic and cultural barriers that prevent families from gaining access to services; 2) social policy surrounding services for families; 3) ethical and legal issues in family services. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: HDFS 200.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Human Devl and Family Science.

Schedule Type: Lecture
HDFS 301: The Hospitalized Child and Family. 3 credits.
Examines the philosophy, purposes, and concepts of Child Life Specialists. Explores developmental and psychological needs of hospitalized children, their families, and those who provide services to children. Examines the impact of illness and illness-related stressors on the dynamics of the family and strategies for coping. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: HDFS 200 or permission from instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture

400 Level Courses

HDFS 400: Advanced Family Processes. 3 credits.
Examines family system dynamics and processes, with an emphasis on cultural and contextual factors that influence family functioning and well-being over the lifespan. Examines both healthy and dysfunctional family processes (including abuse, neglect, and family violence). Explores evidence-based practices and interventions that promote family health, resilience, and well-being. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Mason Core: Synthesis
Recommended Prerequisite: HDFS 200 or permission from instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
HDFS 401: Family Law and Public Policy. 3 credits.
Examines contemporary family life and the impact of government laws, policies, and programs on families over time and across contexts and cultures. Explores the intended and unintended consequences of policies for diverse families across a variety of policy matters, from anti-poverty and social welfare policies to health and environmental policies. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in the Major
Recommended Prerequisite: HDFS 200 or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Lecture
HDFS 498: Internship and Analysis in Human Development and Family Science. 3 credits.
First course in a two-course series that supports students in their internship and in transitioning from student to professional. Enables students to discuss work-related experiences within the context of developmental and family theories and research. Fosters and promotes professional development through class and small group discussions, activities, lectures, guest speakers, and practical assignments. Notes: Students will have 135 contact hours for the semester; however, 125 will be in the field and 10 in the classroom. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: HDFS 300.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Human Devl and Family Science.

Schedule Type: Internship
HDFS 499: Advanced Internship & Analysis in Human Development and Family Science. 3 credits.
Accompanies the second semester of the required internship experience. Supports students in the development and implementation of a program for staff and/or clients at internship site. Examine internship-related experiences within the context of developmental and family theories and empirical research. Contemplate and prepare for the transition to professional. Notes: Students will have 135 contact hours for the semester; however, 125 will be in the field and 10 in the classroom. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Recommended Prerequisite: HDFS 498.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major, minor, or concentration in Human Devl and Family Science.

Schedule Type: Seminar