Fall 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Course Offerings

Below is a list of courses that are currently offered in this department.

Special Education Current Offerings

Fall 2019 Courses

Course - Section Title Days Time Location
SPED 645 - 01 Educational Assessment - T - - - - - 1630 - 1900 MOH 324

Days of Week:

- T - - - - -

Time of Day:

1630 - 1900

Location:

MOH 324

Course Registration Number:

42714 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Todd W. Busch

The purpose of this course is to exam the technical adequacy and educational viability of assessment instruments in determining screening, evaluation, eligibility, student progress monitoring and data-based instructional planning and individualized education program (IEP) planning practices for students with educational disabilities. This course provides practice with a variety of measures, including standardized instruments in test administration, scoring and interpretation, and informal and observational assessment data collection and reporting.

Schedule Details

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SPED 704 - 01 Clinical Prac: Autism Spec Dis - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41011 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Laroye Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

The purpose of this course is to provide a practicum in an educational setting working with a range of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that addresses competencies required for special education licensure. This course provides documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from coursework and 100 hours of fieldwork experiences. An initial teaching license requires a minimum 12-week student teaching experience.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 717 - 01 Elem Acad Interv & Literacy M - - - - - - 1915 - 2145 MOH 343

Days of Week:

M - - - - - -

Time of Day:

1915 - 2145

Location:

MOH 343

Course Registration Number:

42717 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Laura M. Medwetz

The purpose of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of major models and instructional approaches related to (a) validated teaching practices and evidence-based instruction (b) teaching reading and writing to students with mild disabilities in inclusive elementary classrooms (c) teaching mathematics to students with mild disabilities in inclusive elementary classrooms. This course provides students the opportunity to critically examine and reflect on ways in which teachers can develop systematic instructional programs to support a diverse population of learners in an era of inclusion and standards utilizing research-based interventions.

Schedule Details

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SPED 718 - 01 Sec Acad Interv and Transition - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42724 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Wayne A. Smith

The purpose of this course is to address the knowledge and understanding of the academic, social and functional needs of students at the secondary level identified as having mild to moderate disabilities. This course provides current evidence-based practices for modifying and adapting content-area curricula with an emphasis on writing, math, and reading at the secondary level along with transition planning, assessment and the development of individualized education programs (IEP) for secondary-level students.

Schedule Details

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SPED 719 - 01 Social Emotional Behav Interv - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42725 (View in ClassFinder)

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Instructor:

Karen J. Kozen-Lien

The purpose of this course is to examine the social, emotional, and behavioral development in students with mild to moderate disabilities and corresponding range of interventions utilizing a 3-tiered prevention model for supporting social, emotional, and behavioral competence. This course provides knowledge and skill in designing, implementing and evaluating social, emotional, and positive behavioral interventions for universal, secondary, and individual positive behavioral support.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 720 - 01 Clin Prac: Acad Beh Strategist - - W - - - - 1700 - 2100 MOH 343

Days of Week:

- - W - - - -

Time of Day:

1700 - 2100

Location:

MOH 343

Course Registration Number:

41012 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Todd W. Busch

The purpose of this course is to provide a practicum in an educational setting working with a range of students with mild to moderate disabilities that addresses competencies required for special education licensure. This course provides documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from coursework and 100 hours of fieldwork experiences. An initial teaching license requires a minimum 12-week student teaching experience.

Schedule Details

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SPED 733 - 01 Methods: Emot Behav Dis - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42726 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Anthony Gregory, Shelley L. Gatti

The purpose of this course is to learn the effective application of research-based interventions designed to teach students with emotional behavioral disorders (EBD) in K-12 school settings. This course provides interventions based on behavioral, psycho-educational and ecological theory in order to prepare teachers to work with youth with emotional and behavioral disorders in educational settings.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 734 - 01 Clinical Prac: Emot Behav Dis - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41013 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Shelley L. Gatti

The purpose of this course is to provide a practicum in an educational setting with a range of students with emotional behavioral disorders (EBD) that addresses competencies required for special education licensure. This course provides documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from the coursework and 100 hours of field experiences. An initial teaching license requires a minimum 12-week student teaching experience.

Schedule Details

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SPED 735 - 01 Clinical Prac: Early Interv - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41798 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

2

Instructor:

Bonnie L. Henning

A practicum in a family, hospital, educational and/or community-based setting with infants and toddlers who have disabilities and their families. This experience requires planning, assessing and providing early intervention services and developing skills in assessment and evaluation. Students are expected to demonstrate competence in partnering with families in home and/or educational settings. Includes documentation of practical experiences gleaned from the student's licensure program. ECSE License candidates must take two clinical practica (SPED 735 and SPED 741). This SPED 735 practicum should be taken for 2 credits and take SPED 737 Seminar concurrent with this.

Schedule Details

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SPED 737 - 01 ECSE Seminar - - - - - - - -

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- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41799 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Jennifer L. Ishaug

This seminar occurs during the same semester as SPED 735 Clinical Practice Early Intervention. Candidates apply knowledge and skills of teaching and learning for young children with disabilities and their families. This interactive ECSE Seminar provides specific guided support around topics and instructional strategies unique to work with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families. Seminar assignments are aligned with early childhood special education clinical practice requirements and responsibilities. Concurrent registration with SPED 735.

Schedule Details

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SPED 741 - 01 Clinical Prac: EC Spec Ed - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41014 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Bonnie L. Henning

The purpose of this course is to provide a practicum in an educational, family, hospital and/or community-based setting with infants, toddlers, preschoolers, including children with disabilities and their families. This practicum will provide opportunities for planning and implementing early intervention services; utilizing curriculum for an early-childhood class with adaptations for children with disabilities; selecting individual goals; and embedding goals in routines and curricular activities; developing skills in assessment and evaluation; and partnering with families in home and/or educational settings. This course provides documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from the coursework and 100 hours of field experiences. An initial teaching license requires a minimum 12-week student teaching experience.

Schedule Details

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SPED 750 - 02 Fundamentals Special Ed See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

42727 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Bonnie L. Henning

The purpose of this course is to provide an overview of special education and specific categories of exceptionality and examine the theories, legal mandates, definitions, and terminology related to special education. This course provides characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities including but not limited to: gifted and talented, autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral disorders, developmental disabilities, sensory disabilities, early childhood special education, other health disorders, and speech and language disorders.

Schedule Details

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MOH 3431645-1915- - - R - - -
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SPED 755 - 01 PBS for Diverse Learners - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42728 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Niceta L. Thomas

The purpose of this course is to explore the unique strengths and needs of students with behavioral challenges and focus interventions on positive behavior supports. This course provides interventions designed to address school, home and community needs.

Schedule Details

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SPED 756 - 01 Clinical Prac: Develop Disabil - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41800 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Laroye Lynn Stansberry Brusnahan

The purpose of this course is to provide a practicum in an educational -based setting with a range of students with developmental disabilities that addresses competencies required for special education licensure. This course provides documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from coursework and 100 hours of field experiences. An initial teaching license requires a minimum 12-week student teaching experience.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
SPED 778 - 01 Fundamentals:Preschoolers - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

42730 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Korto A. Dixon

The purpose of this course is to provide a foundation for working with preschoolers and their families in early childhood and early childhood special education programs with an emphasis on typical and atypical early-childhood development, developmentally appropriate practice, and developing curriculum that is functional, appropriate, adaptable and fun. This course provides an opportunity to create curriculum units that enhance child development and are adapted for children with a variety of disabilities. Prerequisite(s): SPED 750 Survey of Exceptionality or Advisor Approval.

Schedule Details

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SPED 785 - 02 ABA: Behavior Interv & Lrn Env See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

42731 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Rebecca E. Hintz

The purpose of this course, grounded in applied behavior analysis and research based interventions, is to explore positive behavior interventions and supports for promoting acceptable behavior in educational settings where individuals learn. This course provides skills to set up optimal learning environments to teach and support acceptable behaviors.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
MOH 3241915-2145- - W - - - -
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SPED 790 - 01 Clinical Prac: Lrng Disabil - - - - - - - -

Days of Week:

- - - - - - -

Time of Day:

-

Location:

Course Registration Number:

41015 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

3

Instructor:

Todd W. Busch

The purpose of this course is to provide a practicum in an educational setting working with students with learning disabilities that addresses competencies for special education licensure. This course provides documentation of competencies and practical experiences gleaned from coursework and 100 hours of fieldwork experiences. An initial teaching license requires a minimum 12-week student teaching experience. Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of fieldwork experiences.

Schedule Details

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SPED 810 - 01 Pre-Assmt: Dir of Spec Ed See Details * *

Days of Week:

See Details

Time of Day:

*

Location:

*

Course Registration Number:

43737 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

Instructor:

Aura N. Wharton-Beck

The purpose of this course is to examine the formal and informal processes for attaining MN licensure as Director of Special Education and receive instruction in the design of the professional portfolio and production / selection of appropriate documents for the licensure. This course introduces candidates to the competency-based licensure program and examines the relationship between Core licensure competencies in administrative licensure and the current licensure-specific competencies for Director and is based on the candidate's individual knowledge and skills.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
0900-103026 Oct '19
0900-103009 Nov '19
0900-103023 Nov '19
0900-103014 Dec '19

Special Education Future Offerings

J-Term 2020 Courses

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