Courses

Courses offered for undergraduate credit in the School of Education are described below. For descriptions of academic courses which may be used to satisfy the general education requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Education, the student is referred to the College of Arts and Sciences section of this catalog. Where course prerequisites are specified, prerequisites shall consist of the stated course(s) or its equivalent as determined by program area faculty. (Courses offered in the Curry School of Education are listed by departments within the School.)

The Curry School of Education is organized into four academic departments. If you have questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions and Student Affairs (924-0738) of the Curry School of Education

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Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education

Courses (EDIS) listed in this section are from the programs of Curriculum and Instruction and Special Education.

EDIS 288 - (1) (S)
Field Experience
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Experiences are provided for students to observe and interview teachers in field placements. (Concurrent registration in EDHS 201 is required.)

EDIS 289 - (3) (S)
Strategies for Academic Achievement
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Instruction in multiple strageties for analyzing, planning, and completing academic tasks. Guidance in appropriate application and adaptation of general procedures of study to requirements and materials of specific courses. Focus on continual implementation, refinement, and evaluation of strategies to insure that study habits are effective and efficient.

EDIS 302 - (3) (Y)
The Exceptional Child
Focus is on extending principles of learning and intellectual, social, emotional and physical development to exceptional children. (Credit may not be earned for both EDIS 302 and 500.)

EDIS 388 - (1) (Y)
Laboratory/Field Experience
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Field-based practice experiences tutoring children. (Concurrent registration in EDIS 302/500 is required.)

EDIS 404 - (3) (Y)
Positive Classroom Management
Content focuses on building a positive classroom environment where there is order, cooperation, psychological safety, responsible behavior, respect, and academic achievement. Major topics include control theory, reality therapy, values in the classroom, cooperative discipline, empathy building, life space interview, invitational education, child and teacher stress, and affective education.

EDIS 432 - (3) (Y)
Integrated Science in the Elementary School
Emphasizes an understanding of the basic principles, processes, and conceptual schemes of the life and physical sciences from the perspective of curricular requirements and societal expectations for elementary science teaching. Through a review of curriculum improvement studies and current trends in science teaching, participants examine instructional options for use in K-8 science teaching in the 1990s and beyond.

EDIS 488 - (1-2) (S)
Field Experience
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Extensive experiences in practice teaching using various models of instruction. (Concurrent registration in EDIS 501 or 502 is required.)

EDIS 493 - (1-6) (S)
Directed Study
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

EDIS 500 - (3) (Y)
The Exceptional Child
An intensive introduction to the study of exceptional children and adults. Focus is on extending principles of learning and intellectual, social, emotional and physical development to exceptional children. (Credit may not be earned for both EDIS 302 and 500.)

EDIS 501 - (2) (Y)
Curriculum and Instruction
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Study of curriculum and instructional design and instructional strategies consistent with those designs.

EDIS 502 - (2) (Y)
Instruction and Assessment
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Extension of EDIS 501 with a focus on instructional strategies and ways of assessing learning outcomes.

EDIS 504 - (3) (S)
Assessment Techniques for Exceptional Individuals
Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDIS 510, 511 or 512
This course is designed to prepare teachers of exceptional children to administer, score, and interpret several standard educational instruments, to use informal procedures in educational assessment, and to interpret the combined results of psychological, sociological, medical, and educational assessments as they apply to the development and evaluation of individualized educational plans.

EDIS 508 - (2) (Y)
Teaching Exceptional Children
Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDIS 302 or 500 (510, 511, 512)
Presents the various components of teaching with concentrated practice in the essential elements of the teaching act. Additional focus is on adapting methods and materials for exceptional learners.

EDIS 510 - (3) (S-SS)
Characteristics of Students with Emotional Disturbances
Prerequisite: EDIS 302 or 500
Study of the characteristics of socially and emotionally disturbed children. The student develops an understanding of the field which relates definitions, descriptive data and various theoretical models of disturbance currently used in the literature and practice of appropriate professional disciplines.

EDIS 511 - (3) (S-SS)
Characteristics of People with Learning Disabilities
Prerequisite/Corequisite: EDIS 302 or 500
Study of the meaning and concepts associated with the field of learning disabilities and the divergent characteristics of individuals with these disabilities. Topics include the nature, causes, assessment, and treatment of learning disabilities.

EDIS 512 - (3) (Y)
Characteristics of People with Mental Retardation
Prerequisite: EDIS 302 or 500
Exploration of basic concepts and issues that pertain to persons with intellectual disabilities. Physiological, psychological, sociological, and educational implications are considered as well as a historical perspective relating to the many issues in the field of mental retardation.

EDIS 513 - (3) (Y)
Characteristics of People with Severe Disabilities
Introduction to the characteristics of persons with severe and profound disabilities. Emphasis is on the study of physical, ecological, psychological and educational implications of severe/profound disabilities and current issues.

EDIS 514 - (2) (Y)
Curriculum for Exceptional Children
Prerequisite: EDIS 302, (510, 511 or 512)
Designed to inform students of curriculum materials and instructional procedures for teaching exceptional individuals. Curriculum selection, program design, and classroom organization are considered with commonalities across exceptionalities emphasized.

EDIS 515 - (3) (Y-SS)
Juvenile Delinquency
A study of delinquent, dependent, neglected and abused children and youths. Field experiences and seminars with professionals and faculty who work with such persons combined with study of the literature are expected of the student.

EDIS 517 - (3) (SI)
Adapted Physical Education in Alternative Settings
A two-semester sequence. Workshop format is used. Outward Bound type activities, modified individual and group confidence building physical activities, sports, crafts and recreation are the focus. Experiences in the field accompany the study of research and practices applicable to adolescents in alternative settings.

EDIS 518 - (3) (IR)
Counseling Handicapped Youth
A two-semester sequence. Primary problem focus is upon (1) recognition and management of stress in professionals and their clients; (2) working with substance abusing youth. Techniques with short-term goals are studied.

EDIS 521 - (3) (IR)
Introduction to Language Development
An overview of the language acquisition and development process. An introductory course, it surveys current and historical perspectives on language acquisition and treats those factors influencing language development.

EDIS 530 - (6) (Y)
Language Skills Block
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Strategies and tactics of language instruction with elementary and special education students. Focus is on approaches which synthesize reading, language arts, children's literature, and creative arts in a holistic language program.

EDIS 531 - (6) (Y)
Reasoning Skills Block
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Strategies and tactics of fostering reasoning skills with elementary school students in the areas of science, math, and social studies.

EDIS 532 - (3) (SS-E)
Teaching Mathematics in the Elementary School
A study of problems in the teaching of elementary school mathematics. Attention is given to emerging practices and programs in mathematics for the elementary school.

EDIS 540 - (3) (Y)
Teaching English
Prerequisites: EDIS 541, 542, 543 and permission of instructor
Translates theory and research into practice; design, enact, and evaluate instructional units with a variety of teaching methodologies; individualize instruction; construct appropriate learning objectives; develop evaluation tools; use cooperative learning groups, micro-teaching, and reflective processes.

EDIS 541 - (3) (Y)
Literature for Adolescents
Study of classic and contemporary adolescent literature. Topics include motivating reluctant readers and developing individualized multi-genre and multicultural reading programs.

EDIS 542 - (3) (Y)
Language, Literacy and Culture
Considers the relationships among language, literacy, culture, and schooling. Investigates language as a teacher of language, research on current issues, and designs for effective strategies for teaching various aspects of the English language.

EDIS 543 - (3) (Y)
Teaching Writing K-12
Study, practice, and evaluate theories and methods of writing and teaching writing. Prepare a personal writing project, criticize a writing program, or create a writing program for students.

EDIS 545 - (3) (Y)
Teaching Secondary School Mathematics
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Objectives, subject matter, teaching materials, classroom instructional procedures, pupil experiences, and evaluative procedures for classes in secondary school mathematics. Organization of courses and programs in secondary school mathematics.

EDIS 548 - (3) (Y)
Teaching Foreign Languages
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Consideration of objectives, subject matter, materials, classroom instructional procedures, pupil experiences, and evaluative procedures for classes in the subject, in elementary or secondary schools; organization of courses and programs in the subject. Level of treatment (whether for elementary or secondary schools) is indicated in class schedules announcing course offerings.

EDIS 550 - (3) (Y)
Teaching Science-Secondary
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Consideration of objectives, subject matter, materials, classroom instructional procedures, pupil experiences, and evaluative procedures for classes in the subject, in secondary schools; organization of courses and programs in the subject.

EDIS 560 - (3) (Y)
Teaching Social Studies
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Consideration of objectives, subject matter, materials, classroom instructional procedures, pupil experiences, and evaluative procedures for social studies classes in the secondary schools. Organization of courses and programs in social studies education.

EDIS 563 - (3) (IR)
Economics for Teachers
Emphasis on concepts of economic study drawn from comparative economics, macro-analysis, micro-analysis and welfare economics. Students prepare teaching materials for use in elementary and secondary classrooms.

EDIS 564 - (3) (Y)
Physical Geography
Emphasis is on the use of maps and map interpretation, and the study of climactic systems and physical forces on human activity.

EDIS 565 - (3) (Y)
Cultural Geography
Emphasis on concepts of cultural patterns and their influence on political and regional patterns of the world.

EDIS 573 - (3) (Y)
Diagnostics in Reading
A basic course in reading diagnosis covering the major standardized and informal tools and techniques. This course is prerequisite for EDIS 773 when the latter is elected for three credits.

EDIS 574 - (3) (Y)
Remedial Techniques in Reading
A basic course in techniques of teaching reading to remedial readers and readers at risk of failure to learn to read. This course is prerequisite for EDIS 774 when the latter is elected for three credits.

EDIS 586 - (1) (Y)
Seminar: Multicultural and Health Issues
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Using a workshop format, focus is on two major topics: the implications of cultural differences among students for teacher behavior and instruction; and on physical and mental health topics and implications thereof for the professional educator.

EDIS 587 - (3) (Y)
Seminar: Teaching Methods
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
Designed to accompany the teaching associateship experience (student teaching), substance of this seminar is on special issues and concerns which grow out of that experience, including such topics as classroom management, parent-teacher conferences, school-community relations, etc.

EDIS 588 - (6-12) (Y)
Teaching Associateship
Prerequisite: Permission of Director of Teacher Education and Advisor; admission to Teacher Education
This is the required internship (student teaching) experience for all potential teachers. It is supervised by the Clinical Instructors from the public schools in cooperation with University Supervisors.
Section 1 - Elementary (NK-8)
Section 2 - Special Education: Behavior Disorders
Section 3 - Special Education: Learning Disability
Section 4 - Special Education: Mental Retardation
Section 5 - Special Education: Special Education
Section 6 - English
Section 7 - Foreign Language
Section 8 - Mathematics
Section 9 - Science
Section 10 - Social Studies

EDIS 589 - (1-6) (SI)
Selected Topics
Organized around current issues and is designed to extend school resources to the field. It is primarily intended to meet in-service and recertification needs of practicing educators.

EDIS 590 - (2-3) (SI)
Workshop
Special topics offered as needed are:
Section 1 - Elementary Education
Section 2 - Early Childhood Education
Section 3 - English Education
Section 4 - Mathematics Education
Section 5 - Social Studies Education
Section 6 - Reading Education
Section 7 - Curriculum and Instruction
Section 8 - Science Education
Section 9 - Special Education

EDIS 591 - (1-6) (Y)
Internship
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A special assignment providing a unique experience in an educational setting that is consistent with the students' professional objectives and program focus and that is agreed to by the student and his/her assigned advisor. The Internship is conducted under the guidance of an experienced teacher and/or University faculty.
Section 1 - Elementary Education
Section 2 - Early Childhood Education


Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

The Department of Leadership and Policy Studies offers only graduate level courses.


Educational Studies

Courses listed in this section are from the program areas of Educational Research, Educational Evaluation, Social Foundations of Educational Psychology and the area of Instructional Technology.

EDES 301 - (3) (Y)
Learning and Development
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education
A survey course featuring the major principles of human growth, development, and learning that are central to the practice of teaching. Students will be provided with opportunities to apply what they have learned in a professional context. (Concurrent registration in EDIS 388 is required.)

EDES 315 - (3) (S)
Introduction to Child Growth and Development
A survey course centering on children's affective, cognitive, and social development. Several major theoretical positions are explored and practical applications suggested.

EDES 316 - (3) (S)
Introduction to Educational Psychology
Organized around two major concepts of learning: motivation and instruction. Teaches students to alter conditions of motivation and instruction in order to maximize the effectiveness of educational programs. Topics include motivation theory, learning theory, evaluation, self-management, and instructional strategies.

EDES 388 - (2) (Y)
Instructional Technology Laboratory
Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education EDES 301/501
Laboratory experiences focused on instructional technology for teaching and learning.

EDES 480 - (3) (S)
Comparative Education
An analysis of the relationship between education and society through a study of social, political, and economic determinants of education in selected foreign countries and the United States. The role of education in political socialization, national development, and foreign policy formation is examined.

EDES 501 - (3) (Y)
Learning and Development
Perquisite: Admission to Teacher Education
A survey course featuring the major principles of human growth, development, and learning that are central to the practice of teaching. Students will be provided with opportunities to apply what they have learned in a professional context (concurrent registration in EDIS 388 is required).

EDES 545 - (3) (Y)
Instructional Computing
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; Education students given preference
Explore use of computers to teach. Includes a survey of languages and tools often used in educational settings, including LOGO, spreadsheets, database, and word processing. Laboratory exercises and assignments enable students to practice skills, learn management techniques, review courseware, evaluate software, and develop instructional activities while completing professionally related projects.

EDES 546 - (3) (Y)
Software Applications in Education
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; Education students given preference
Provides experience in major generic utility software, data base management, data graphing tools, graphic production. Students apply a wide variety of software to instructional and administrative problems.

EDES 547 - (1) (SS)
Introduction to Logo
Introduction to Logo educational computing language for teachers who have no prior experience with Logo. Classroom orientation will also be covered.

EDES 548 - (3) (Y)
Logo in the Classroom
Prerequisite: EDES 545 or permission of instructor
Focuses on extension of skills in Logo and development of Logo applications for the classroom. Learning Logo programming skills emphasize problem solving and thinking aspects of the language. Classroom applications concentrate on methods of introducing and facilitating Logo in a project oriented classroom.

EDES 561 - (3) (Y)
Production of Instructional Materials
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Provides teachers and instructors the skills and competencies needed to design and produce appropriate instructional media. Key topics include: Media Production Planning, Selecting Appropriate Media Formats, Illustrating Concepts, Processes and Techniques, Lettering for Captions and Text, Mounting and Preserving Materials, Audio Design, Supporting Print Materials, and Media Format Translation.

EDES 562 - (3) (Y)
Educational Video Production
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Introductory experiences for teachers and instructors in producing educational video programs. Course emphasizes the design and production of video materials in education and industry. Participants operate as production crews in studio simulations and as producers-directors of field projects. The competencies of program design, production, and utilization are emphasized.

EDES 563 - (3-6) (SI)
Advanced Video Technology
Prerequisite: EDES 562 or equivalent. Video design/production experience; permission of instructor
Field experience in the design, production and post-production phases of video programs. Participants function as production team members. Emphasis is on producing programs that meet the research, instructional, and information dissemination needs of the Curry School of Education.

EDES 564 - (3) (Y)
Instructional Photography
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Photography as a Research Technique and as a Classroom Activity. Emphasis on the basic competencies required to visualize images and execute the steps of exposing, processing and printing them. Topics include: Basic Darkroom Equipment; Chemistry and Processes; Camera Operation; Film Exposure and Filtration; Image Control with the View Camera; Studio Lighting; Copy Techniques; Audio Narration and Synchronization. Students need access to an adjustable camera and provide their own film, paper, and other supplies.

EDES 565 - (3-6) (Y)
Advanced Photography
Prerequisite: EDES 564 or equivalent experience; permission of instructor
Initial lectures and demonstrations cover a selected range of skills that are requisite to the serious use of the medium. This is followed by presentations and discussions on the application of photography to specific areas such as instruction (visual media design and production), research (principles of visual anthropology and other field-work applications), and aesthetics (photography as human expression).

EDES 586 - (3) (Y)
Museums and Education
Introduces the history and development of museums and their educational work in America. Themes include an overview of museum history; exemplary museum interpretation and educational programs; instructional designs for teaching with objects and collections; and strategies for working with school groups and other audiences. Course format consists of lectures, site visits and design projects.

EDES 589 - (1-6) (S)
Selected Topics
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor


Human Services

Courses listed in this section are from the programs of Clinical Psychology, Counselor Education, Communication Disorders (Speech Pathology and Audiology) and Health and Physical Education.

EDHS 201 - (3) (Y-SS)
Teaching as a Profession

Prerequisite: Permission of Director of Teacher Education and permission of instructor
Course provides an opportunity to explore the environments of teaching- self as teacher, the nature of schools and the professional environment. Students work with children and youth through carefully designed field experiences. (Concurrent registration in EDIS 288 is required. Students may be randomly assigned to this course for either fall or spring semesters.)

EDHS 224/524 - (3) (SI)
Substance Abuse
Examines substance abuse and use in contemporary society. Topics treated from a multi-disciplinary perspective and include: biological, pharmacologic, cultural, social, psychological political, economic, and legal aspects of substance abuse. Patterns of addiction, intervention and rehabilitation in respect to alcoholism and other drugs are analyzed. Assessments of costs, options and alternatives to addiction along with educational efforts to prevent such are examined. Class discussions are an integral part of this course and lectures. EDHS 524 includes additional graduate level requirements.

EDHS 341 - (1-4) (S,SS)
Basic Skills
Measurement of body condition; training for skills required in various sports; and related knowledge necessary for teaching or supervising sports.

EDHS 344 - (2) (Y)
Gymnastics
Participation in and understanding of performance and teaching techniques for all events in men's and women's gymnastics.

EDHS 350 - (2-4) (O)
Team Sport Skills
Prerequisite: Physical Education major
Analysis of team sport skills, and knowledge and teaching techniques related to group sport activities. Specific sport experiences, such as basketball, field hockey, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball will be covered. Basic principles of biomechanics, motor learning, exercise physiology and pedagogical issues will be analyzed.
Section 1 - Team Sports I (two credits)
Section 2 - Team Sports II (two credits)

EDHS 351 - (2-4) (E)
Individual Sport Skills
Prerequisite: Physical Education major
Analysis of basic sport skills and knowledge, developmental progressions, and teaching strategies for individual sports such as fitness, badminton, golf, racketball, tennis, self defense, track and field, and outdoor education.
Section 1 - Individual Sport Skills I (two credits)
Section 2 - Individual Sports Skills II (two credits)

EDHS 353 - (3) (Y)
Human Anatomy
A systematic approach to human anatomy with emphasis on the interdependence of structure and function in the skeletal, articular, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular and digestive systems. A laboratory experience is included.

EDHS 354 - (3) (Y)
Kinesiology/Biomechanics
Prerequisite: EDHS 353
A study of the science of human movement in the context of muscle actions and application of forces through levers of the musculo- skeletal system. The course will include the analysis of fundamental human movement patterns such as gait.

EDHS 355 - (3) (S)
Introduction to Sport Psychology
Study of various aspects of sport psychology including the effects of stress, anxiety, relaxation, achievement motivation, personality, social facilitation. In addition, current topics to be discussed include race and sport, women in sport, federal legislation, cooperation-competition, sport for atypical populations.

EDHS 356 - (1) (Y)
Elementary Physical Education Pedagogy
Study of elementary curriculum and instructional design in physical education. Principles of planning, implementing, and evaluating a sound elementary physical education programs are examined.

EDHS 357 - (1) (Y)
Teaching Elementary Physical Education
Course provides pedagogical skills foundation for teaching elementary physical education. Instructional strategies consistent with the instructional designs emphasized in EDHS 356 are examined and practiced.

EDHS 358 - (2) (Y)
Teaching Secondary Physical Education
Course provides pedagogical skills foundations for teaching secondary physical education. Instructional strategies that are consistent with the instructional designs emphasized in EDHS 359 are examined and practiced.

EDHS 359 - (2) (Y)
Secondary Physical Education Pedagogy
Study of secondary curriculum and instruction in physical education. Principles of planning, implementing and evaluating a sound secondary physical education curriculum are also examined.

EDHS 377 - (1) (Y)
Teaching Assistant Program in Adapted Physical Education
Corequisite: EDHS 545
Should be taken in conjunction with EDHS 545-Adapted Physical Education. Provides prospective teachers with an opportunity to work with a variety of students with disabilities in a physical education setting. Students are assigned to and supervised by an adapted physical educator in one of the local schools.

EDHS 389 - (1-3) (SI)
Selected Topics
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Course is used to offer selected topics or as a course number for courses under development. Grading is determined on the basis of the individual offering and may be S/U or for a grade. May be repeated if different titles/content.

EDHS 441 - (3) (Y)
Exercise Physiology
Prerequisite: BIOL 101-102 or 201-201, or 206 or equivalent
A study of the physiological adaptations to exercise. Emphasis is placed on energy metabolism, physiological responses to exercise and exercise training techniques.

EDHS 445 - (3) (SI)
Motor Development
Course describes and analyzes normal motor development across the lifespan from pre-natal development through older adulthood. Emphasis is on identifying and classifying motor behaviors across the lifespan as well as understanding the interaction of environmental and biological factors that affect acquisition of these movement behaviors. Laboratory experiences are included.

EDHS 446 - (1-6) (S)
Practicum in Health or Physical Education
Prerequisite: Consent of advisor and completed "contract"
Section 1 - Health Education
Section 2 - Physical Education
Section 3 - Sports Medicine

EDHS 450 - (3) (Y)
Contemporary Health Issues
Current health problems and interests relative to various stages of the life cycle. Major discussions deal with human sexuality, modification of disease risks, emergency health care, drug use/abuse, mood alteration, death and dying. Emphasis is on the physiological, psychological, sociological, and ethical factors involved in individual health related decision making, and impacts on children and adolescents.

EDHS 451 - (4) (S)
Emergency Medical Care (EMC)
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; priority to Physical Education or Sports Medicine majors
Current approaches to the management of accidental and medical emergencies and appropriate procedures for reducing the severity of injury as well as possible preventive actions, e.g., cardiopulmonary difficulty, temperature- related injuries, poisoning, hemorrhaging, diabetes, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrest, emergency childbirth, epilepsy, fractures, and major forms of shock. Emphasis on developing understanding of community organizations specializing in providing emergency medical treatment. Components of a comprehensive emergency medical care system will be investigated. Successful completion of appropriate examinations will result in "First Responder" and "CPR" certification.

EDHS 453/553 - (3) (Y)
Nutrition
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; priority to Physical Education or Sports Medicine majors
A study of basic principles of nutrition including psychosocial- cultural considerations in dietary intake. Focus on topics such as nutrient sources and actions, digestion, special population needs, weight control, food faddism, international problems, nutrition education and nutrition-related disorders. Nutrition education will also be discussed. EDHS 553 includes additional graduate level requirements.

EDHS 457 - (3) (SS)
Sports Medicine Conference
Undergraduates use this number, not EDHS 557
A comprehensive presentation of contemporary topics in sports medicine, including the effect of environment, injury prevention, care and rehabilitation, and training techniques. A series of practical demonstrations and clinics will be coordinated with the course, and with the outside speakers. Preliminary readings, a final examination, a conference fee, and a project are required.

EDHS 458 - (3) (SS)
Sport Psychology Conference
Undergraduates use this number, not EDHS 558
Analysis of psychological variable related to motor skill acquisition and performance. An institute and conference experience which takes advantage of visiting faculty. Provides expertise in areas such as achievement motivation, relaxation training, personality effects in sport, locus of control, coaching styles, reinforcement and motivation. Preliminary readings, a final exam, a conference fee, and a project are required.

EDHS 481 - (3) (S)
Problems of Personal Adjustment
The study of individuals in relation to problems of personal adjustment. An examination of social and emotional adjustment. The study of normal personality and behavior disorders.

EDHS 482 - (3) (S)
Mental Health Adjustment
Principles of adjustive behavior from a scientific point of view. The principles of behavior, personal and social maladjustment and the contributions of learning and culture will be focused on. Methods of intervention and behavior change will be reviewed with an indepth examination of one method of intervention.

EDHS 493 - (1-6) (SI)
Independent Study
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

EDHS 497 - (1-6) (SI)
Directed Research
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

EDHS 500 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Communication Disorders
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
An introduction to the field of speech pathology, providing an overview of the normal development of speech and language and the cause and remediation of speech and language disorders, with particular emphasis on classroom management.

EDHS 501 - (3) (Y)
Clinical Phonetics
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Phonetic is the study of the perception and production of speech sounds. Clinical phonetic includes two major domains: informational and perceptual. Informational phonetics includes skills needed to assess and plan treatment for persons with communicative disorders. Perceptual phonetics includes training in the skill of perceptual discriminations. This course provides lecture and laboratory experiences for the purpose of training the student to become competent in clinical phonetics. The student will acquire discrimination skills in scoring phonetic transcriptions, use of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), response skills, and linguistic complexity scoring skills.

EDHS 502 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Speech and Hearing Science
Prerequisite: PHYS 121
A study of principal concepts and procedures appropriate to the study of physiologic and acoustic aspects of voice and speech.

EDHS 504 - (2) (Y)
The Clinical Process
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Course provides a structured transition from the first observations of speech and language and hearing disorders to the initial clinical practicum. Video-taped observations covering evaluation and treatment of the basic disorder areas of language, phonology, articulation, voice, fluency, and hearing across the life span are utilized.

EDHS 505 - (3) (Y)
Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
A preliminary examination of the mechanisms underlying normal speech production and reception.

EDHS 507 - (2) (Y)
Principles and Procedures in Diagnosis of Communication Disorders
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
An introduction to the principles and procedures of diagnosis and treatment of individuals with communication disorders through lecture/discussion/clinical study of speech, language, and hearing problems.

EDHS 508 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Audiology
Prerequisite or corequisites: EDHS 502 or permission of instructor
An introduction to the field of audiology dealing with physics of sound and the decibel; anatomy, physiology, and pathologies of the auditory system; theories of hearing; audiological evaluation and rehabilitation.

EDHS 510 - (1) (Y)
Professional Issues in Communication Disorders
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Lecture and discussion of professional preparation for service to the communicatively impaired population. The course will introduce the student to professional responsibilities including licensure, certification, clinical training requirements and academic requirements expected of the ethical, qualified service provider.

EDHS 511 - (2-3) (Y)
Research in Communication Disorders
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
Research in Communication Disorders and Sciences. Requires basic knowledge of statistics.

EDHS 515 - (2) (Y)
Sign Language
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
An introduction to the use and production of sign language or ASL.

EDHS 533 - (3) (Y)
Communication Skills: Interpersonal Process Recall (IPR)
Consists of continuous and interrelated experiences providing the opportunity to learn more about how to communicate with other people. Focuses on effective communication skills and personal communication styles. Effective communication responses are taught and practiced within the course and the required laboratory experiences.

EDHS 541 - (3) (Y)
Physiology of Exercise
Prerequisite: BIOL 101-102, 201-202, or 206
Same as EDHS 441 with additional scholarly requirements for graduate level credit.

EDHS 542 - (3) (Y)
Introduction to Motor Learning
Prerequisite: Statistics or tests and measurements
An analysis of basic principles and concepts relating to the acquisition of motor skills. Basic research discussed in relation to motor learning and performance, including the psychological and physiological principles related to movement behavior, with specific relevance to the rehabilitative and teaching process.

EDHS 543 - (3) (S)
Introduction to Sport Psychology
Same as EDHS 355 with additional graduate level research requirements. Credit may not be earned for both 355 and 543.

EDHS 544 - (3) (Y)
Athletic Injuries
Prerequisite: Anatomy or kinesiology or permission of instructor
An advanced course in principles, procedures and techniques in the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. For the athletic trainer, physical therapist and physical education teacher. Section 2 - one hour laboratory.

EDHS 545 - (3) (Y)
Adapted Physical Education
Students study the nature and causes of disabling conditions and the motor needs and tolerances associated with these conditions. They gain experience and skill in planning, assessing, prescribing, teaching, and evaluating instruction for children with mild, moderate, and severe disabilities in mainstream physical education settings.

EDHS 546 - (3) (Y)
Assessment in Physical Education
Provides the student with the knowledge of assessment strategies and techniques of assessment in physical activity settings. Although primary attention focuses on the general concepts and techniques of assessment in physical activity settings, the course also addresses strategies for the selection and administration of assessment tests.

EDHS 547 - (3) (Y)
Psyco-Social Aspects of Sport
Sport is studied from the psychological and sociological perspectives including such topics as the nature of play and sport, social systems and subsystems within sport, and the relationship of other social institutions to sport.

EDHS 548 - (3) (SS)
Qualitative Analysis of Motor Patterns
For experienced teachers interested in analyzing and further developing their qualitative assessment skills. The course identifies a number of (approximately 10-15) qualitative skills that the teachers are interested in analyzing and developing competency in and then working on these skills.

EDHS 550 - (3) (Y-SS)
Contemporary Health Issues
Same as EDHS 450, with additional graduate level requirements.

EDHS 552 - (4) (S)
Emergency Medical Care
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; priority for Education Students
Same as EDHS 451 with additional graduate requirements.

EDHS 553 - (3) (Y)
Nutrition
Same as EDHS 453 with additional graduate level requirements.

EDHS 554 - (3) (SS)
Modalities in Athletic Training
Prerequisite: EDHS 544 or permission of instructor
Variety of modes and techniques used in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

EDHS 557 - (3) (SS)
Sports Medicine Conference
Same as EDHS 457 with additional graduate requirements.

EDHS 558 - (3) (SS)
Sports Psychology Conference
Same as EDHS 458 with additional graduate requirements.

EDHS 561 - (3) (SS)
Computer Applications in Physical Education
Provides hands-on experience with specific applications program designed to introduce students to the use of microcomputers as an object of instruction, a medium of instruction, and a management tool. Emphasis is placed on developing functional computer skills which can immediately be used by physical education professionals to improve their efficiency.

EDHS 563 - (2) (E)
History, Principles and Philosophy of Physical Education
An analysis of the heritage of physical education in terms of historical and philosophical foundations. In addition, principles of physical education are examined.

EDHS 589 - (1-3) (SI)
Selected Topics
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
EDHS 589 is used to offer selected topics and as a course number for courses under development. Grading is determined on the basis of the individual offering and may either be graded or S/U. May be repeated.