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HBSE 4000 Introduction to special education

Emphasis is placed on the identification of characteristics of individuals with disabilities and the impact of the characteristics on the learner and family members of the learner. The course is a study of the nature, psychosocial, and educational needs of individuals across the lifespan with physical, mental, emotional, or sensory impairments. Particular attention is placed on the way these special education programs fit, or should fit, into ongoing work in schools.

HBSE 4001 Teaching students with disabilities in the general education classroom

This course addresses problems of educational assessment, curriculum and teaching, organization, and guidance of students with physical, cognitive, affective, and sensory disabilities.

HBSE 4005 Applications of technology in special education

This course is intended to provide preservice and in-service special education teachers with basic information on assistive and instructional technology appropriate for use with infants, children, and youths who require special education and related services.

HBSE 4006 Working with families of children with disabilities

Current and historical perspectives on parent involvement in the special education and empowerment of infants, children, and youth with exceptionalities and their families. Emphasis on strategies and materials to facilitate a continuum of parent and family participation to strengthen the relationships between home, school, and the community. Students are trained in conflict resolution. Students in ID/Autism programs must perform a minimum of 14 hours of support to a family with a child with an exceptionality.

HBSE 4070 Psychosocial and cultural aspects of people who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing

Introduction to the education of children, youth, and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing; historical development; psychosocial and cultural aspects; problems and issues of the field.

HBSE 4071 Language and Literacy for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in the content areas

Study of special methods of teaching in programs for children and youth who are deaf or hard of hearing at preschool, elementary, and secondary levels, with particular attention to the development of language within the language arts subject areas.

HBSE 4071 Language and literacy in the content areas for the deaf and hard of hearing

Study of special methods of teaching in programs for children and youth who are deaf or hard of hearing at preschool, elementary, and secondary levels, with particular attention to the development of language within the content areas; science, math, social studies.

HBSE 4072 Language development for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Language development of hearing and deaf or hard of hearing individuals at different maturational levels.

HBSE 4073 Teaching Speech, Language, and Communication Skills to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Course addresses audiological principles necessary to enable teachers of deaf and hard of hearing students to best support these student in their educational settings. The course also covers various communication approaches in deaf education, phonetics, and techniques to develop speech, language, speech reading, listening, and functional communication skills. The course provides study of theory, research, and practical audiological information as well as hands-on experiences with the most current audiological equipment. Lab required.

HBSE 4079 Language development and rehabilitation: The foundations

Students will explore the underpinnings for audition and spoken language acquisition through Auditory Verbal/Auditory Oral approaches using evidence-based research. Specific techniques, strategies, and teaching behaviors to (re)habilitate and develop listening and spoken language in young children and adolescents with varying degrees of hearing loss will be practiced.

HBSE 4300 Practicum in assessment and evaluation of individuals with exceptionalities

Supervisors affiliated with the Dean Hope Center. Permission required. Participation in interdisciplinary, psychoeducational assessment of exceptional children. Analysis of observational and test data; formulation of educational programs for exceptional learners. Conducted in the Dean Hope Center or in appropriate community facilities. Course meets the equivalent of one full day a week.

HBSE 4707 II: Observation and student teaching in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing

Permission required. Course requires 3-5 days a week for participation in community, school, and agency programs and a weekly seminar on campus.

HBSE 4871 American Sign Language I

A course designed to develop beginning receptive and expressive skills in American Sign Language.

HBSE 4901 Research and independent study: Special Education

Permission required.

HBSE 5010 Study of the philosophic foundations of special education

Permission required. Required of all doctoral students in the Applied Sciences of Learning and Special Education programs in the Department of Health and Behavior Studies. Overview of major theoretical and methodological orientation within social sciences and special education.

HBSE 5307 Advanced practica in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing

Guided experiences in selected special education programs for advanced students. Weekly seminar meetings. Supervised group field visits. Preservice internships arranged. Students submit reports analyzing experiences.

HBSE 5907 Problems in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing

Qualified students work individually or in small groups under guidance on practical research problems. Proposed work must be outlined prior to registration; final written report required.

HBSE 6001 Research in special education

Permission required. Prerequisites: HUDM 4122 and additional statistics course work. Instruction in the development, conduct, and reporting of research. Student research studies. Required of all doctoral students in Applied Sciences of Learning and Special Education programs in the department of Health and Behavior Studies.

HBSE 6005 Research in special education: single-subject design I

Permission required. Prerequisites: HUDM 4122 and other statistics course work. Instruction in the development, conduct, and reporting of single-case design research. Student research studies. Required of all doctoral students in the Applied Sciences of Learning and Special Education programs in the department of Health and Behavior Studies.

HBSE 6010 Advanced study of problems and issues in special education

Permission required. Required of all doctoral students in Applied Sciences of Learning and Special Education programs in the department of Health and Behavior Studies. Instruction in the current practices and policies in the education of exceptional children with emphases on language and literacy development.

HBSE 6031 Research methods in special education: single-subject design II

Permission required. Course covers inter-subject and intrasubject designs, repeated measurement, generality, direct and systematic replication, and selection of group or single-case designs.

HBSE 6504 Advanced seminars in special education: Applied behavior analysis and behavioral disorders

For doctoral students in special education and related fields. Recent developments in theory and research as related to the specialization from psychological, educational, sociological, and/or medical sources.

HBSE 7500 Dissertation seminar in special education

Permission required. Only advanced doctoral students in special education programs are eligible. Prerequisites: HBSE 5010, 6001, 6003, 6005, 6031 and 6010. Development of doctoral dissertations and presentation of plans for approval.

HBSE 8901 Dissertation advisement in special education: Intellectual disability/autism

Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.

HBSE 8904 Dissertation advisement in special education: Behavioral disorders

Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.

HBSE 8907 Dissertation advisement in special education: Deaf and hard of hearing

Advisement on doctoral dissertations. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term. For requirements, see catalog on continuous registration for Ed.D./Ph.D. degrees.

HBSK 4072 Theory and Techniques of Assessment and Intervention in Reading

Provides an overview of theories and research pertaining to reading acquisition and assessment and intervention techniques for reading across the lifespan.  Content is organized according to four major themes: the psychology of reading development, language structures, assessment, and intervention.  Materials fee: $25.

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