Rehabilitation & Special Education - RSED

Courses

RSED 2000 DISABILITY AWARENESS AND MENTORSHIP (3) LEC. 3. LAB. 3. Overview of disabilities and strategies to address disparities in society through awareness, advocacy, and international PEER certified educator/mentorship. EAGLES counselors and WINGS peer mentor requirement.

RSED 3000 DIVERSITY AND EXCEPTIONALITY OF LEARNERS (3) LEC. 3. Pr. 2.00 GPA. Exploration of philosophical, social, cultural, and legal factors, and individual characteristics shaping education for individuals with disabilities; and roles/responsibilities of educators in inclusive settings. May count either RSED 3000 or RSED 3003.

RSED 3010 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Orientation to special education profession including history, philosophy, federal legislation, contemporary issues and national organizations. Only CMDS Majors may take this course. Departmental approval for all other majors.

RSED 3020 INTRODUCTION TO REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Orientation to the profession including history, philosophy, federal legislation, contemporary issues and national organizations.

RSED 3110 ASSESSMENT: ELIGIBILITY FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of standardized aptitude and educational tests used in the field of special education. May count either RSED 3110 or RSED 3113.

RSED 3120 ASSESSMENT IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Selection, administration, scoring and interpretation of work sample systems and standardized tests of intelligence, aptitude, achievement, interest, and dexterity used in the field of rehabilitation.

RSED 4010 BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Skills to manage the behavior of special education students including behavioral assessment, selection criteria for appropriate intervention strategies and evaluation of intervention effectiveness.

RSED 4100 PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Theoretical and practical aspects of written and oral communication with rehabilitation and other professionals, clients, and family members.

RSED 4120 INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. The history, legislation and philosophy of the independent living movement and its impact on the quality of life for people with severe disabilities.

RSED 4130 ETHICAL PRACTICES IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Ethical dilemmas that are routinely faced by practitioners in human service occupations.

RSED 4140 ASSESSMENT: PROGRAM PLANNING IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. P/C RSED 4920 or P/C RSED 4923. A framework for understanding the purposes and processes that underlie various forms of educational assessments, with emphasis on application assessment of students with disabilities, and how to use assessment data to inform instructional planning and IEP goal development.

RSED 4900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) IND. SU. Departmental approval. Content focus of study area will be translated into specific objectives with student learning guided by the instructor. Emphasis on exceptional learners. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

RSED 4910 PRACTICUM (1-6) DSL. SU. Departmental approval. Practice in educational or community service setting aligned with degree program option. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

RSED 4920 CLINICAL RESIDENCY (9) AAB. 9. SU. Comprehensive supervised on-the job experience in a school, college or community-based setting serving individuals with disabilities. Departmental approval or admission to internship.

RSED 4970 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-3) DR4/ST1. Departmental approval. Seminar in which upper-level students and professors engage in critical thinking regarding selected concepts, theories, research, and issues germane to the field of disabilities. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

RSED 5000 ADVANCED SURVEY OF EXCEPTIONALITY (3) LEC. 3. This course is an advanced study of exceptionality with emphasis upon the educational implications of disability and current issues in special education and rehabilitation. May count RSED 5000, RSED 6000, or RSED 6006.

RSED 5010 MEDICAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITY (3) LEC. 3. Medical terminology, basic body systems, common malfunctions, therapeutic services, restorative techniques, and disability evaluation for different disability groups and the vocational implications of each. May count RSED 5010, RSED 5013, RSED 6010, or RSED 6016.

RSED 5020 PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITY (3) LEC. 3. Theoretical constructs and practical issues for various types of physical, mental, psychiatric, and social disabilities with implications for personal, vocational, social and community adjustment. May count RSED 5020, RSED 5023, RSED 6020, or RSED 6026.

RSED 5070 MILD DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. The purpose of this course is to present the major concepts and issues related to mild disabilities. A variety of topics, ranging from the historical developments in the field to proposed teaching procedures for students, will be discussed. In-depth analysis of selected topics will be accomplished with student presentations and assignments. May count either RSED 5070 or RSED 6070.

RSED 5100 INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. RSED 3010. Historical, legislative, and philosophical basis of early intervention for young children, birth through age two, with special needs and their families. May count RSED 5100, RSED 6100, or RSED 6106.

RSED 5110 CURRICULUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION: LITERACY AND DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAINS (3) LEC. 3. Procedures for developing, implementing, and monitoring individualized educational programs in natural settings. Admission to Teacher Education. May count RSED 5110, RSED 6110, or RSED 6116.

RSED 5120 CURRICULUM IN ELEMENTARY: LITERACY AND MATHEMATICS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. RSED 3010. Admission to Teacher Education. Functional/developmental approach to the selection, development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum activities for the collaborative instruction of elementary children with disabilities. May count RSED 5120, RSED 6120, or RSED 6126.

RSED 5130 CURRICULUM IN SECONDARY: LITERACY, CONTENT, AND POSTSECONDARY PREPARATION (3) LEC. Pr. RSED 3010. Admission to Teacher Education. Functional/developmental approach to the selection, development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum materials for the collaborative instruction of secondary students with disabilities. Admission to Teacher Education. May count RSED 5130, RSED 6130, or RSED 6136.

RSED 5140 CURRICULUM IN SEVERE DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. RSED 3010. Understanding a functional/developmental approach to selecting, developing, implementing, and evaluating appropriate curriculum activities for instructing students with severe disabilities. May count RSED 5140, RSED 6140, or RSED 6146.

RSED 5150 LITERACY METHODS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) DSL/LEC. Admission to Teacher Education. Instructional strategies in reading and math for students who have learning and behavior problems. May count RSED 5150, RSED 6150, or RSED 6156.

RSED 5160 FRAMEWORK FOR COLLABORATION IN K-12 (3) LEC. 3. Admission to Teacher Education. Collaborative teaching, consultation, and teaming as a critical best practice in serving students with disabilities. May count RSED 5160, RSED 5163, RSED 6160, or RSED 6166.

RSED 5170 TRANSITION FROM BIRTH TO ADULTHOOD (3) LEC. 3. History, philosophy, models, and definitions of transition with emphasis on practices, programs, and services. May count RSED 5170, RSED 6170, or RSED 6176.

RSED 5180 LITERACY AND INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. This course is designed to provide students with the understanding of language development and theoretical basis and the practical application of classroom organization and instructional classroom management for students developing literacy. The focus of this class will be to discuss proactive approaches to supporting students’ literacy development. May count RSED 5180, RSED 5183, RSED 6180, or RSED 6186.

RSED 5190 COMMUNITY-BASED INSTRUCTION AND RELATED SERVICES (3) LEC. 3. Provides an in-depth study of transition programs and practices for youth with disabilities as they transition into adulthood. May count either RSED 5193, RSED 6190 or RSED 6196.

RSED 5200 VOCATIONAL EVALUATION IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Vocational evaluation and work adjustment techniques and strategies used within the rehabilitation process. May count RSED 5200, RSED 5203, RSED 6200, or RSED 6206.

RSED 5210 OCCUPATIONAL INFORMATION (3) LEC. 3. Identification, location, and use of data resources for job accommodation and modification strategies, labor market surveys, and job placement of persons with disabilities. May count RSED 5210, RSED 6210, or RSED 6216.

RSED 5220 PLACEMENT SERVICES IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Theories, strategies, and techniques for job development, accommodation, modification, and placement of people with disabilities with application skills needed to facilitate employment. May count RSED 5220, RSED 5223, RSED 6220, or RSED 6226.

RSED 5230 REHABILITATION ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Basic computer literacy; use of commercially available software, and assistive technology for use by persons with disabilities. May count RSED 5230, RSED 6230, or RSED 6236.

RSED 5340 FOUNDATIONS OF SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELING (3) LEC. 3. Provides knowledge of the nature of substance abuse, drug classification, models of addiction, assessment and diagnosis, treatment, and related issues. May count RSED 5340, RSED 6340, or RSED 6346.

RSED 6000 ADVANCED SURVEY OF EXCEPTIONALITY (3) LEC. 3. This course is an advanced study of exceptionality with emphasis upon the educational implications of disability and current issues in special education and rehabilitation. May count RSED 5000, RSED 6000, or RSED 6006.

RSED 6010 MEDICAL VOC & PSYCHOSOCIAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITY (3) LEC. 3. An introduction to medical terminology, body systems, common physical and cognitive conditions therapeutic/restorative services, and psychosocial & vocational considerations of various disabilities. May count RSED 6010 or RSED 6016.

RSED 6040 LEARNING DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Historical perspective, theoretical concepts, etiology, diagnosis, definition, and classification of individuals with learning disabilities. Educational and rehabilitative approaches and contemporary issues are emphasized. May count RSED 5040, RSED 6040, or RSED 6046.

RSED 6100 INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Historical, legislative, and philosophical basis of early intervention for young children, birth through age two, with special needs and their families. May count RSED 5100, RSED 6100, or RSED 6106.

RSED 6110 CURRICULUM IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION: LITERACY AND DEVELOPMENTAL DOMAINS (3) LEC. 3. Procedures for developing, implementing, and monitoring individualized educational programs in natural settings. May count RSED 5110, RSED 6110, or RSED 6116.

RSED 6120 CURRICULUM IN ELEMENTARY: LITERACY AND MATHEMATICS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Functional/developmental approach to the selection, development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum for the collaborative instruction of elementary children with disabilities. May count RSED 5120, RSED 6120, or RSED 6126.

RSED 6130 CURRICULUM IN SECONDARY SPECIAL EDUCATION: LITERACY, CONTENT AREA (3) LEC. 3. Functional/developmental approach to the selection, development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum materials for the collaborative instruction of secondary students with disabilities. May count RSED 5130, RSED 6130, or RSED 6136.

RSED 6140 CURRICULUM IN SEVERE DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Understanding a functional/developmental approach to selecting, developing, implementing, and evaluating appropriate curriculum activities for instructing students with severe disabilities. May count RSED 5140, RSED 6140, or RSED 6146.

RSED 6150 LITERACY METHODS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Instructional strategies in reading and math for students who have learning and behavior problems. May count RSED 5150, RSED 6150, or RSED 6156.

RSED 6160 FRAMEWORK FOR COLLABORATION IN K-12 (3) LEC. 3. Collaborative teaching, consultation, and teaming as a critical best practice in serving students with disabilities. May count RSED 5160, RSED 5163, RSED 6160, or RSED 6166.

RSED 6170 TRANSITION FROM BIRTH TO ADULTHOOD (3) LEC. 3. History, philosophy, models, and definitions of transition with emphasis on best practices, programs, and services. May count RSED 5170, RSED 6170, or RSED 6176.

RSED 6180 LITERACY AND INSTRUCTIONAL CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (3) LEC. 3. This course is designed to provide students with the understanding of language development and theoretical basis and the practical application of classroom organization and instructional classroom management for students developing literacy. The focus of this class will be to discuss proactive approaches to supporting students’ literacy development. May count RSED 5180, RSED 5183, RSED 6180, or RSED 6186.

RSED 6190 COMMUNITY-BASED INSTRUCTION AND RELATED SERVICES (3) LEC. 3. Provides an in-depth study of transition programs and practices for youth with disabilities as they transition into adulthood. May count either RSED 5190 or or RSED 6196.

RSED 6220 PLACEMENT SERVICES IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. The course is designed to familiarize students with career theory and methods used by rehabilitation practitioners to analyze and apply vocational techniques to place individuals with disabilities. May count RSED 6220 or RSED 6226.

RSED 6230 REHABILITATION ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Basic computer literacy; use of commercially available software, and assistive technology for use by persons with disabilities. May count RSED 5230, RSED 6230, or RSED 6236.

RSED 6340 FOUNDATIONS OF SUBSTANCE USE COUNSELING (3) LEC. 3. Provides knowledge of the nature of substance abuse, drug classification, models of addiction, assessment and diagnosis, treatment, and related issues. May count RSED 5340, RSED 6340, or RSED 6346.

RSED 7010 REHABILITATION PROFESSIONS, PROGRAMS AND ETHICS (3) LEC. 3. This course exposes students to the ethics, history and development of the rehabilitation counseling movement inclusive of its legal base, philosophies, concepts, and current socio-political trends. May count either RSED 7010 or RSED 7016.

RSED 7110 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Assessment and intervention strategies for special needs children, pre-k through 3rd grade. Departmental approval. May count either RSED 7110 or RSED 7116.

RSED 7120 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Advanced study of educational tests and procedures for diagnosing special training problems. Departmental approval. May count either RSED 7120 or RSED 7126.

RSED 7130 ADVANCED ASSESSMENT I IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Principles, process and techniques used to diagnose vocationally-related assets and liabilities of the individual with disabilities. May count either RSED 7130 or RSED 7136.

RSED 7150 MULTICULTURAL ASPECTS OF DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Study of three main areas relevant to multicultural competencies and standards for rehabilitation professionals: (a) acquisition of communication skills; (b) attitudes towards ethnic minorities, and (c) knowledge about minority populations. May count either RSED 7150 or RSED 7156.

RSED 7200 ADVANCED INTERVENTION WITH INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES (3) LEC. 3. Pr. RSED 7100 or RSED 7106. Administration and on-going management of early intervention programs and service coordination of individualized family service plans and family support. Departmental approval. May count either RSED 7200 or RSED 7206.

RSED 7210 ADVANCED INTERVENTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. RSED 7110 or RSED 7116. Curriculum methods, intervention plans, intervention methods, physical and medical management, environmental and behavioral management, and evaluation of child and family outcomes. Departmental approval. May count either RSED 7210 or RSED 7216.

RSED 7220 ADVANCED TEACHING METHODS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Applied study and practice in analyzing, designing, constructing and evaluating teaching sequences and programs with empirical emphasis for design of instructional principles. May count either RSED 7220 or RSED 7226.

RSED 7230 ADVANCED BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (3) LEC. 3. Provides skills necessary to direct academic and social performance and appropriately manage the behavior of students with special needs. Departmental approval. May count either RSED 7230 or RSED 7236.

RSED 7240 SENINAR IN REHABILITATION RESEARCH AND DESIGN (3) LEC. 3. Research in rehabilitation counseling, with focus on acquisition of knowledge about traditional and recent developments in research methods, and skill application. May count either RSED 7240 or RSED 7246.

RSED 7310 PROPRIETARY REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Pr. (RSED 6210 or RSED 6216) and (RSED 7130 or RSED 7136). Vocational rehabilitation in private sector including case management and expert witness for workers compensation, personal injury litigation, and social security. May count either RSED 7310 or RSED 7316.

RSED 7320 INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING APPROACHES IN REHABILITATION COUNSELING (3) LEC. 3. Survey of theoretical approaches involved in individual counseling with an emphasis on persons with disabilities using an eclectic point of view and psycho-educational approach. May count either RSED 7320 or RSED 7326.

RSED 7400 CURRICULUM AND TEACHING IN SPECIALIZATION (3) LEC. 3. Curriculum design, content, and materials selection related to teaching practices in areas of specialization (intellectual disability, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, etc.). RSED 7400 and RSED 7406 may be repeated for a maximum combined total of 6 credit hours.

RSED 7410 PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION IN SPECIALIZATION (3) LEC. 3. Program organization and development of materials for curriculum improvement and teaching practices in a disability specialization area. RSED 7410 and RSED 7416 may be repeated for a maximum combined total of 9 credits with a change in disability specialization.

RSED 7420 RESEARCH IN SPECIALIZATION (3) LEC. 3. Examination and interpretation of applied research in specialization area (intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, etc.). Course may be repeated with a change in research area. May count either RSED 7420 or RSED 7426. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

RSED 7430 RESEARCH INTO PRACTICE (3) LEC. 3. Applied opportunities for translating instructional and behavioral research into practice. The course may be repeated with a change in research topic. Departmental approval. May count either RSED 7430 or RSED 7436. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

RSED 7440 SEMINAR IN SPECIALIZATION (3) SEM. 3. Departmental approval. Advanced students and professor(s) engage in critical thinking regarding selected concepts, theories, research and issues germane to the field of disabilities. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

RSED 7460 POSITIVE BEHAVIOR SUPPORTS (3) LEC. 3. Evaluating and implementing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) for students grades PK through 12 in traditional and alternative educational settings. May count either RSED 7460 or RSED 7466.

RSED 7900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) IND. SU. Departmental approval. Content focus of study area will be translated into specific objectives with advanced student learning guided by the instructor. The department's policy is to restrict independent study only for content not covered in RSED's course listing. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

RSED 7910 PRACTICUM (1-6) DSL. SU. Departmental approval. Practice in educational or community service setting aligned with degree program option. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit hours.

RSED 7920 CLINICAL RESIDENCY (1-9) DSL. SU. Comprehensive supervised on-the-job experience in a school, college or community-based setting serving individuals with disabilities. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 12 credit hours.

RSED 7940 ADVANCED THEORIES IN REHABILITATION COUNSELING (3) LEC. 3. Intensive study of advanced theories within rehabilitation counseling, as well as an examination of outcome research relating to the use and application of these theories and techniques. May count either RSED 7940 or RSED 7946.

RSED 7950 EMERGING ADULTHOOD AND TRANSITION IN REHABILITATION (3) LEC. 3. Introduction to the transition process of youth with disabilities from school to adulthood and employment with emphasis on the developmental stage emerging adulthood. May count either RSED 7950 or RSED 7956.

RSED 7980 NON-THESIS PROJECT (1-3) DSL. SU. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

RSED 7990 RESEARCH AND THESIS (1-10) MST. Departmental approval. The content focus of the study area will be translated into specific objectives with the student learning toward that end, guided by the instructor. In addition to regular meetings with the instructor, the student will be evaluated and graded according to learning performance. The department's policy is to restrict independent study only for content not covered in RSED's course listing. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 10 credit hours.

RSED 8010 DISABILITIES AND RESEARCH METHODS (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. History, principles, and methodology of single subject research with emphasis on the various types of research designs applied in rehabilitation and special education.

RSED 8020 DISABILITIES AND APPLIED RESEARCH IN MEASUREMENT (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Classical measurement theory, individual differences determination, constructs related to diagnostic labels, measurement bias and fairness, nature-nurture controversy, and clinical versus statistical inference.

RSED 8030 DISABILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES (3) LEC. 3. Critical and contemporary issues regarding disability and its relationship to the leadership roles of professionals in special education and rehabilitation. May count either RSED 8030 or RSED 8036.

RSED 8040 DISABILITIES AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Adaptive technology for use by persons with disabilities and proficiency in the use of computers and the World Wide Web as they relate to disabilities.

RSED 8050 DISABILITIES AND THE LAW (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Development of rehabilitation and special education laws from a historical, policy, leadership, and advocacy. perspective.

RSED 8060 DISABILITIES AND LIFE SPAN TRANSITIONS (3) LEC. 3. Departmental approval. Advanced study of historical, legal, legislative, philosophical, and service delivery issues and trends with emphasis on research studies and programs.

RSED 8070 PROFESSIONAL SEMINAR (3) LEC. 3. SU. Departmental approval. A series of doctoral seminars devoted to professional technical writing, grant writing, management, and research. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

RSED 8230 EXAMINING DISABILITY DATABASES (3) LEC. 3. Conducting descriptive and correlational research by using existing publicly available databases in the field of disabilities.

RSED 8900 DIRECTED STUDIES (1-3) IND. SU. Departmental approval. Content focus of study area will be translated into specific objectives with student learning guided by the instructor. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

RSED 8950 SEMINAR (1-3) SEM. Departmental approval. Provides an opportunity for advanced graduate students and professors to pursue cooperatively selected concepts and theoretical formulations. Course may be repeated for a maximum of 9 credit hours.

RSED 8980 NON-THESIS PROJECT (1-10) IND. SU. Departmental approval. May be repeated with change in topic. Provides an opportunity for advanced graduate students to pursue a project of interest. Course may be repeated with change in topics.

RSED 8990 RESEARCH AND DISSERTATION (1-10) DSL/DSR. Departmental approval. Course may be repeated with change in topic.