Special Education: Consultant Emphasis (MAE) - Spring 2017 Cohort

Tentative course schedule
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Spring 2017
SPED
6240
Collaborative Consultation I: The Relationship
Emphasis on the psychological and behavioral considerations involved in successfully forming and maintaining a collaborative consulting relationship. In-depth topics include self-management, personality style and versatility, starting the relationship, and establishing one's role with the group and individual.
3 unit(s)

Applies to Special Education Consultant endorsement and pending approval, instructional coach certificate

SPED
6290
Practicum
Requires written consent of department. May be repeated for maximum of 9 hours.
1-6 unit(s)

2 units
Applies to Special Education Consultant endorsement and pending approval, instructional coach certificate

Summer 2017
EDPSYCH
6214
Foundations of Instructional Psychology
Study of factors involved in designing and implementing effective instructional environments.
3 unit(s)
MEASRES
6205
Educational Research
An introduction to research methods relevant to educational research with an emphasis on how these methods address the challenges of conducting research in applied settings such as schools. Course content includes a survey of major types of research designs (both quantitative and qualitative) and their associated approaches for minimizing bias, establishing validity, collecting data and drawing conclusions. A primary goal of this course is to equip students with an understanding of basic concepts and tools so they can systematically locate, efficiently read and critically evaluate empirical research studies.
3 unit(s)
Fall 2017
SPED
6245
Collaborative Consultation II: The Process
Provides in-depth understanding and beginning execution of a systematic model of collaborative consulting including four processes or sets of procedures for carrying out the model. Emphasis on planning, problem clarification and analysis, teaching and teacher strategy, presenting solutions, and dealing with teacher concerns and fears.
3 unit(s)

Applies to Special Education Consultant endorsement and pending approval, instructional coach certificate

Course details and enrollment information

SPED
6260
Special Education Law and Policy
Provides information and conceptual understanding of legislative, executive, and judicial action affecting special education programs for children and youth with disabilities. Prerequisite(s): graduate standing.
3 unit(s)

Applies to Special Education Consultant endorsement and pending approval, instructional coach certificate

Course details and enrollment information

SPED
6290
Practicum
Requires written consent of department. May be repeated for maximum of 9 hours.
1-6 unit(s)

1 unit
Applies to Special Education Consultant endorsement and pending approval, instructional coach certificate

Course details and enrollment information

Spring 2018
ELEMECML
6221
Analysis and Design of Curriculum for Young Children
Basic assumptions underlying curriculum for young children to prepare students to improve teaching practices and provide direction to future decision making on programs and materials.
3 unit(s)
SPED
6289
Seminar
May be repeated on different topics for maximum of 9 hours. Prerequisite(s): SPED 4183/5183 (220:183g) or SPED 4187/5187 (220:187g); SPED 4192/5192 (220:192g).
3 unit(s)

Applies to Special Education Consultant endorsement and pending approval, instructional coach certificate

Summer 2018
SPED
6285
Readings in Consultation
2 unit(s)

OR

SPED
6286
Studies in Consultation
2 unit(s)
SPED
6299
Research
May be repeated for maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite(s): consent of department.
3 unit(s)

Thesis students will enroll in SPED 6299 for 6 units of credit. Non-thesis students will enroll in SPED 6299 for 2 units of credit, in addition to SPED 6285 or SPED 6286.

Fall 2018

Complete research/comprehensive exam