Professional Education Courses

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Ed 323: Introduction to Exceptional Learners

3 credits

History, legal foundations and current trends in special education, with surveys of the following exceptionalities: attention deficit disorders, emotional-behavior disorders, giftedness, health/physical impairments, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, mental retardation, speech/language disorders, visual impairments. Additional topics include assessment, parents and instructional planning. Lecture and field experiences.

  • Dates: Jan. 15–Apr. 25, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 12, 2020
  • Prerequisites: Ed 100 or Ed 180 Prerequisite
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 1

Educating Exceptional Children – 14th Edition
Kirk, S., Gallagher, J. J., Coleman, M. R.
Belmont, CA
Wadsworth
ISBN: 9780495913603  Amazon  Ebay

Ed 306: Foundations in Reading for Middle School & High School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Requirement (Instructional) Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.

  • Dates: Jan. 20–Mar. 7, 2020
  • Register by: Jan. 17, 2020
  • Next offered: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 5th ed (2014) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://pascal.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1760713

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://pascal.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=886775

Ed 201: Theories of Teaching & Learning

3 credits

Psychology as applied to education: original tendencies; laws of learning; amount, rate, limit, conditions, spread and permanence of improvement; mental work and fatigue; research; and individual differences. Sequential and incremental formal, structured clinical experiences in a school setting are included as part of this course.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020
  • Number of Proctored Tests in Course: 5

Educational psychology: Theory and practice – 11th Edition
Slavin, R.E.
Boston
Allyn and Bacon
ISBN: 9780133436525  Amazon  Ebay

Ed 321: Child Growth & Development

3 credits

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural and spiritual growth of the child from infancy to adolescence. Emphasis on the development of the child in relation to the school.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020

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Ed 322: Adolescent Growth & Development

3 credits

The physical, emotional, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual growth of the child from preadolescence to maturity. Emphasis on the development of the adolescent in relation to the school.

  • Dates: May 18–June 27, 2020
  • Register by: May 15, 2020

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Ed 305: Foundations in Reading for Early Childhood & Elementary School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Teacher Endorsement in South Carolina for early childhood, elementary, and special education teachers.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 5th ed (2014) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://pascal.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1760713

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://pascal.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=886775

Ed 306: Foundations in Reading for Middle School & High School Teachers

3 credits

This course examines the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of literacy processes and instruction including oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also includes the historical progression of reading and writing instruction, and the role of professional learning, leadership, and judgment for teachers. This course is aligned with SC literacy competencies, ILA, CAEP, InTASC and ADEPT performance standards. This course meets the requirements of the Read to Succeed Act for the R2S Requirement (Instructional) Endorsement in South Carolina for middle school and high school teachers.

  • Dates: June 29–Aug. 8, 2020
  • Register by: June 26, 2020
  • Prerequisite: En 102

Best practices in literacy instruction – 5th ed (2014) Edition
Gambrell, L. B., & Morrow, L. M. (Eds)
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://pascal.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=1760713

Lenses on reading: An introduction to theories and models – 2nd (2012) Edition
Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M.
New York
Guilford
Note: Ebook Library: http://pascal.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=886775