University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Special Education

EDSP 005 - D2:Iss Aff Persons W/Disabil

Students study the effects of discrimination, advocacy, litigation and sociological perspectives on disabilities. History, current legislation, and family issues for children and adults are emphasized.

EDSP 200 - Contemporary Issues

Designed so that its content and structure may accommodate special issues not especially appropriate within the boundaries of an existing course. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in education and related areas.

EDSP 202 - Severe Disabil Char&Intervent

Physical, sensory, health, intellectual and behavioral characteristics of developmental disabilities. Educational approaches and supports from various professional disciplines to educate students with severe disabilities. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

EDSP 217 - Behavior Analysis in SpecialEd

Individualized instruction for learners with significant disabilities emphasizing learning principles, behavior analysis, and research based instruction and interventions. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission.

EDSP 224 - Meeting Inst Needs/All Stdnts

Students apply principles of learning and social development to improve academic and social skills of all individuals with a focus on those who present academic and behavioral challenges. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

EDSP 274 - D2:Culture of Disability

Focus on theoretical questions of how societies understand disability and its consequences for social justice, by examining the multiple determinants of the societal construction of disability. Prerequisites: Junior/Senior/ Graduate standing. Cross-listed with: CSD 274.

EDSP 280 - Assessment in Special Ed

Course covers assessment knowledge and skills essential for special educators, including test selection, administration and scoring, and legal issues related to special education assessment. Prerequisite: Admission to Graduate Program in Special Education or permission of the Instructor.

EDSP 290 - Early Lit and Math Curriculum

Study of curriculum and technology areas related to development, adaptation, and assessment of early literacy and mathematics instruction for elementary age students with disabilities. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission.

EDSP 295 - Laboratory Exp in Education

Supervised field work designed to give students experience in specialized areas for their professional development. Prerequisite: Permission of the Coordinator of Professional Laboratory Experiences.

EDSP 323 - Intern: Systems Development

Competency-based instruction in planning for system level development and change. Students apply systems theory in an educational setting. Prerequisite: EDSP 310, EDSP 312, or Instructor permission.

EDSP 387 - Collaborative Consultation

Adult development and group dynamics theory provide the knowledge base for collaborating with parents and teachers to meet the diverse needs of students with disabilities. Cross-listed with: EDLP 320, EDSS 387.