4 courses:
  • ED-703

    Prin. of Academic Coaching

    Academic Coaching is an emerging and evolving field that is at the forefront of retention efforts in higher education. This course will teach students how to apply the most recent ideas and concepts in the field of academic coaching to their work as higher education administrators. Upon completion of this course students will be able to holistically support students toward academic persistence degree completion, and career success.
  • ED-704

    Bldg.Academic Learning Comm.

    Learning Communities are one way that institutions are able to increase student learning and create self-sufficient learners. In this course students will learn the history of learning communities and the theory that guides the professionals that create and facilitate them. Students will be exposed to ideas of design thinking and learn innovative strategies to incorporate design thinking into their work with colleagues and students. Students will engage in a hands on experience as they craft their own learning community by the conclusion of the course.
  • ED-710


    This course addresses the historical, philosophical, and ethical perspectives of education services for students with special needs. Federal and state laws and regulations pertaining to special education will be studied. Legal and educational terminology and definitions for students with mild to moderate disabilities will be discussed. Knowledge of services provided by other agencies, such as augmentative and alternative communicative, assistive technology, development of an individualized education plan (IEP), and relevant current literature are covered in this course.
  • ED-711


    This course will address students with moderate disabilities as well as the design or modification curriculum, instructional materials, and general education classroom environments for these students. Emphasis will be placed on differentiated instruction that focuses on developing appropriate strategies for meeting the needs of diverse learners. It will align with the principles of inclusion with their educational implementation by exploring and applying instructional strategies and curricular adaptations that are most effective in the general education setting. A field-based experience is required.