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Educational and Counselling Psychology, and Special Education, Faculty of Education

EPSE: Educational Psychology and Special Education

EPSE 171 (3) Education in the Adolescent Years
For Dadaab, Kenya teacher education students. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 271 (3) Teaching Adolescents with Special Learning Needs
For Dadaab, Kenya teacher education students. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 301 (3) Introduction to Educational Psychology
[3-0]
EPSE 303 (3) Teaching Highly Able Learners
Identification and appraisal of developmental and educational needs of highly able learners. [3-0]
EPSE 306 (2) Education during the Adolescent Years
Developmental characteristics of persons from pre-school age through adulthood. Physical, social, cognitive, moral, and emotional growth of both normal and exceptional children in grades 8-12. The teacher's role in assisting such students to deal with major developmental issues and problems. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [2-0-0]
EPSE 307 (1) Applying Developmental Theories in the Classroom
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 308 (3) Human Development, Learning, and Diversity
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 310 (2/3) d Assessment and Learning in the Classroom
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 311 (1) Cultivating Supportive School and Classroom Environments
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 312 (3) Introduction to the Study of Exceptional Children
An examination of all groups of exceptional children in terms of definition, incidence, characteristics, diagnosis and treatment. Prerequisite to most other courses in Special Education. Can be taken concurrently with several other introductory courses in Special Education. [3-0]
EPSE 313 (3) Educational Application of Developmental Theories
Theories of human development; physical, social, cognitive, moral, and emotional developmental characteristics from infancy to adolescence; implications for educational practice with students of different age and developmental status during the elementary school years. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0-0]
EPSE 314 (3) Introduction to the Education of the Visually Impaired
An introductory course reviewing the identification and education of blind and partially sighted children. Designed to aid teachers to accommodate visually impaired children in the regular class setting. [3-0]
Prerequisite: EPSE 312.
Corequisite: EPSE 312.
EPSE 315 (3) Language Disorders of Exceptional Children
The course deals with severe language disabilities in children. Emphasis is placed on theories of language acquisition as applied to assessment. [3-0]
Prerequisite: One of EPSE 312, EPSE 317.
Corequisite: One of EPSE 312, EPSE 317.
EPSE 316 (3) Learning Disabilities
Identification, assessment and needs of children with learning disabilities. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: One of EPSE 312, EPSE 317.
EPSE 317 (3) Development and Exceptionality in the Regular Classroom
The teacher's role in dealing with major developmental and special educational issues and problems within the regular classroom program, including working with supportive services, parents, and communities. Designated sections will focus on early childhood, middle childhood or adolescence. Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0-0]
EPSE 320 (3) Classroom Inclusion of Students who are Blind and Visually Impaired
Inclusion issues of students with visual impairments in general education classrooms; information about visual impairment, classroom adaptations and accommodations, and application of Universal Design. Appropriate for education majors and classroom teachers. [3-0]
EPSE 342 (3) Field Experiences with Individual Atypical Children
Supervised experience working with several atypical children in a community setting. Diagnosing needs, planning programs and integrating instruction and materials on an individual basis. [1-9]
Prerequisite: Permission of the department is required.
EPSE 344 (3) Programming in Special Education: Developing Perspective
An examination of the range of educational methodologies and teaching procedures and a discussion of their implications for the establishment of programs useful in working with exceptional children. The course comprises a practical examination and a detailed comparison of the major special educational methodologies. [3-1]
EPSE 348 (3) Family-Centred Practice for Children with Special Needs
EPSE 390 (3/6) d Special Topics
A study of innovative practices, ideas, and theories in special education. The specific topics may change yearly to reflect changing priorities and interests in special education, and the specific interest and competencies of visiting and regular faculty. [3-0]
Prerequisite: One of EPSE 312, EPSE 317. Permission of the instructor is required.
EPSE 399 (3) Education and Culture in the Deaf Community
Designed for students intending to work with deaf persons.
EPSE 401 (3) Instructional Design
Principles of instructional design and their application to the development, analysis, and evaluation of instructional plans for selected settings, instructional formats, and age groupings of learners. [3-0]
EPSE 403 (3) Education of Students with Developmental Disabilities in Inclusive Settings
[3-0]
EPSE 404 (3) Principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis
Credit will be given for only one of EPSE 404 or 405. [3-0-0]
Prerequisite: One of EPSE 312, EPSE 317. Or permission of instructor.
EPSE 406 (3) Typical and Atypical Development in Infants and Children
EPSE 408 (3) Educational Programming for Highly Able Learners
Planning elementary and secondary level programs for highly able learners. [3-0]
EPSE 410 (3) Assistive Technologies in Special Education
The use of microcomputers, adaptive technology, and software across age levels and areas of exceptionality in special education and health care settings. [2-1]
EPSE 411 (3) Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Individuals with Severe Speech and/or Physical Impairments
[3-0-0]
EPSE 415 (3) Technology for the Visually Impaired
Preparation of teachers to work with a variety of technological devices designed for students who are blind or visually impaired, e.g., computers, electronic reading devices, and closed circuit television. This course is restricted to students enrolled in a program for Education of Visually Impaired Children. [2-2]
EPSE 421 (3) Assessment of Learning Difficulties
Theories of learning and instruction; principles and practices of diagnosis and assessment as these relate to students with relevant special needs.
EPSE 423 (3) Assessment of Classroom Learning
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: One of EPSE 306, EPSE 313.
EPSE 425 (6) Provisions in the Education of the Visually Handicapped
Provisions, procedures and methodology in the teaching of specific curriculum for the blind and visually impaired. Life skills and adjustment to blindness. This course is restricted to students in a program of Education of Visually Impaired Children. [3-0]
EPSE 426 (3) Principles of Teaching the Hearing Impaired
An introductory course reviewing methods of teaching, administration, and organization of the educational program for the hearing impaired. Pre or corequisite: EPSE 312 or 317. [3-0]
Prerequisite: EPSE 312. May be taken as a corequisite.
EPSE 431 (3) Programming for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities
Methods and programs for learning disabilities are reviewed. Practical experience in the development and execution of a remedial program is required. [3-0]
Prerequisite: EPSE 316.
EPSE 432 (3) Classroom Management
[3-0-0]
EPSE 433 (3) Assessment and Positive Behavioural Support in School and Community Settings
[3-0-0]
EPSE 436 (3) Survey of Behaviour Disorders in Children and Adolescents
[3-0]
EPSE 437 (3) Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Behaviour Disorders
[3-0-0]
EPSE 449 (3) Education of Students with Autism
[3-0]
EPSE 455 (3) Introduction to Orientation and Mobility for the Blind
Understanding the process of teaching independent travel to blind students, including orientation and mobility skills in school. Restricted to students enrolled in a program for Education of Visually Impaired Children or those who hold the Diploma or the equivalent. [2-2]
Prerequisite: EPSE 425.
Corequisite: EPSE 425.
EPSE 456 (6) Advanced Orientation and Mobility Techniques
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 455.
EPSE 461 (3/6) c Educational Diagnosis and Remedial Instruction
Interpretation of informal and standardized test scores in educational diagnosis; estimates of actual and optimum levels of individual achievement; individual differences as factors affecting performance; methods of encouraging the optimum achievement of individuals; methods and practice materials for remedial teaching.
EPSE 462 (3/6) c Human Development in Education
Investigates selected concepts of developmental theory in terms of their influence upon instructional practice. Particular emphasis is placed on social and intellectual development.
Prerequisite: One of EPSE 306, EPSE 313.
EPSE 481 (3) Introduction to Research in Education
The nature of scientific study and essentials of survey, experimental and other empirical research designs. Designed for students proceeding to graduate work.
Prerequisite: EPSE 482. May also be taken as a corequisite.
EPSE 482 (3) Introduction to Statistics for Research in Education
Basic concepts and principles of descriptive and inferential statistics. Designed for students proceeding to graduate work involving quantitative methodology. [3-0]
Prerequisite: Proficiency in modern high school algebra.
EPSE 483 (3) Reading and Interpreting Research in Education
Introductory research methods course for students who wish to be critical readers rather than producers of educational research. Develops skills for locating, understanding, interpreting and critiquing educational empirical research. May not be used as a prerequisite to EPSE 592 or EPSE 596. [3-0]
EPSE 484 (3) Nonparametric and Related Statistics
Distribution-free statistical techniques for analysis of ranked data, and analysis of discrete observations. [3-0]
Prerequisite: EPSE 482.
EPSE 501 (3) Seminar in Human Development, Learning and Culture
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 502 (3) Cognition, Language and Literacy Processes in Education
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 503 (3) Cultural Perspectives on Learning, Development and Media
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 505 (3) Foundations in Human Development: Infancy to Adulthood
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 507 (3) Applied Child and Adolescent Psychopathology
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 508 (3-12) d Review of Research in Educational Psychology and Special Education
Studies are made of recent research bearing on educational practice. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: EPSE 482.
EPSE 509 (3) Organization of Special Education Services
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: One of EPSE 312, EPSE 317.
EPSE 510 (3) d Advanced Application of Assistive Technologies in Special Education
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 511 (3) Special Topics in Human Development, Learning, and Culture
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 512 (3) Critical Issues in Special Education
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 513 (3) Foundations of Orientation and Mobility for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments
Credit will be granted for only one of EPSE 455 or EPSE 513. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 514 (6) Advanced Orientation and Mobility Techniques for Instructors of Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired
Credit will be granted for only one of EPSE 456 or EPSE 514. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 515 (3-6) d Seminar in Behaviour Disorders
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 516 (3) Seminar in the Development and Education of Highly Able and Creative Learners
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 517 (3) Acoustic Environments and Amplification in the Classroom
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: AUDI 598.
Corequisite: AUDI 598.
EPSE 518 (3) Speech Development of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: AUDI 598.
Corequisite: AUDI 598.
EPSE 519 (3) Development of English Language Skills of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 521. LING 320 is recommended.
Corequisite: EPSE 521.
EPSE 520 (3) Curriculum Development in the Education of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 519.
EPSE 521 (3) Psychosocial Aspects of Hearing Loss
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 522 (3) Designing English Language Programs for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 519.
EPSE 524 (3) Practicum in Speech and English Language Development with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: All of EPSE 518, EPSE 522.
EPSE 525 (3) Studies in Sign Language
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. [3-0]
Prerequisite: EPSE 399.
EPSE 526 (3) Seminar in Specific Learning Disabilities
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 528 (3) Basic Principles of Measurement
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 482.
EPSE 529 (3) Development of Scales and Measures
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 528.
EPSE 530 (3) Seminar in Education of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 531 (3) Curriculum-Based Assessment and Intervention
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 533 (3) Psychosocial Aspects of Exceptionality
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: One of EPSE 312, EPSE 317.
EPSE 534 (3) Academic Assessment in Schools
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 535 (3) Social and Emotional Assessment in Schools
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 536 (3) Foundations of Education for Students with Visual Impairments
Online course. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 537 (3) Programming in Orientation and Mobility
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 538 (3) Seminar in Orientation and Mobility for the Blind
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 539 (3) Research Issues and Trends in the Education of Students with Visual Impairments
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 540 (3) Seminar in Low Vision
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 541 (3) Braille Reading and Writing
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 542 (3) Working with Infants and Preschoolers who are Blind or Visually Impaired
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 543 (3) Working with Students with Visual Impairments: Elementary and Secondary Curriculum
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 544 (3) Literacy Instruction for Students who are Visually Impaired
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 541.
EPSE 545 (3) Teaching Independent Living Skills to Students with Visual Impairments
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 546 (3) Assistive Technology for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments
Credit will be granted for only one of EPSE 415 or EPSE 546. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 547 (3) Advanced Communication Skills Instruction for Students with Visual Impairments
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 541.
EPSE 549 (3) Seminar in Autism
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 449.
EPSE 550 (3) Professional, Ethical and Legal Issues in School Psychology
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 551 (3-6) d School-based Consultation
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Equivalency: CNPS 551.
EPSE 552 (3-6) d School-Based Interventions
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 553 (3) Theories of Cognitive Assessment
Theoretical foundations and issues concerning the nature, measurement, and understanding of cognitive abilities of children and youth. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 554 (3) Practicum in Cognitive Assessment
Administration, scoring, and interpretation of measures of cognitive ability for children and youth. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: EPSE 553. And admission to the SCPS program or permission of the instructor.
EPSE 561 (1-12) c Laboratory Practicum
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 565 (3/6) d Special Course in Subject Matter Field
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 568 (3) Applied Developmental Neuropsychology
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Equivalency: CNPS 568.
EPSE 569 (3) Social Psychological Foundations in Applied Psychology
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Equivalency: CNPS 569.
EPSE 571 (3/6) c Seminar in Research in Educational Psychology and Special Education
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 501 or approved graduate coursework.
EPSE 573 (3) Advanced Seminar in Research on Exceptional Children
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 574 (3) Principles of Behaviour Analysis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 575 (3) Seminar in Instructional Methods for Persons with Significant Learning Challenges
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 576 (3) Assessment and Positive Behaviour Support in School and Community Settings
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 577 (3) Seminar in Assessment and Positive Behaviour Support in School and Community Settings
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 576.
EPSE 578 (3) Ethics for Behaviour Analysts
Knowledge of the ethical principles, standards, and practices consistent with the role of an applied behaviour analyst. Application of ethical reasoning in applied behaviour analytic work with children, youth, and adults in home, school, and community settings will be emphasized. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: All of EPSE 574, EPSE 575, EPSE 576, EPSE 577.
EPSE 580 (3-12) d Investigation and Report of a Problem in Education
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 581 (3-12) d Special Topics in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research Methodology
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: Courses appropriate to a specific special topic may be required.
EPSE 584 (3) Motivation in Education
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 585 (3) Social and Emotional Development in Education
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 505.
EPSE 586 (3) Analyzing Discourse and Talk: An Overview of Methods
Credit will be granted for only one of EPSE 586, LLED 501, and LLED 575. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Equivalency: LLED 501.
EPSE 587 (3) Analyzing Discourse in Education: Descriptive and Critical Approaches
Credit will be granted for only one of EPSE 587, LLED 502, and LLED 576. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Equivalency: LLED 502.
EPSE 589 (3-9) d Master's Internship in School Psychology
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the School Psychology Master's Program.
EPSE 590 (3) Graduating Paper/Seminar
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 591 (3) Theory and Practice of Program Evaluation
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 592 (3) Experimental Designs and Analysis in Educational Research
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 482. EPSE 483 may not be used as a prerequisite to EPSE 592.
EPSE 593 (3) Design and Analysis of Research with Small Samples and Single Subjects
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 594 (3) Meta-Analysis: Quantitative Research Synthesis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: One of EPSE 592, EPSE 596.
EPSE 595 (3) Qualitative Research Methods
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 596 (3) Correlational Designs and Analysis in Educational Research
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 482. EPSE 483 may not be used as a prerequisite.
EPSE 597 (3) Structural Equation Modeling and Factor Analysis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 596.
EPSE 598 (3-12) d Field Experiences
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 599 (6) Master's Thesis
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 601 (3/6) c Doctoral Seminar
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 604 (3/6) d Advanced Topics in Human Development, Learning, and Culture
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 606 (3) College and University Teaching
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 630 (3) Advanced Seminar: Adolescence Through Emerging Adulthood
Exploration of the diversity of experience from adolescence through emerging adulthood, including current educational research and theory on developmental trajectories, and learning across family and peer, school and community, and cultural and global contexts. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 632 (3) Systems Change in Schools
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 633 (3) Community-Based Services
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
EPSE 681 (3-12) d Advanced Topics in Measurement, Evaluation, and Research
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: Courses appropriate to a specific advanced topic may be required.
EPSE 682 (3) Multivariate Designs and Analysis in Educational Research
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: All of EPSE 592, EPSE 596.
EPSE 683 (3) Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Growth and Change
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: All of EPSE 528, EPSE 592, EPSE 596.
EPSE 684 (3) Item Response Theory
This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. Prerequisite: EPSE 528. Or equivalent introductory measurement course.
EPSE 687 (3-12) d Doctoral Practicum In School or Counselling Psychology
Pass/Fail This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Admission to the School Psychology or Counselling Psychology Ph.D. Program.
EPSE 688 (3/6) d Supervision of School Psychology Practice
Instruction and practice in the supervision of school psychology. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the School Psychology Ph.D. Program.
EPSE 689 (3-9) d Pre-Doctoral Internship in School Psychology
Pass/Fail. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.
Prerequisite: Restricted to students in the School Psychology Ph.D. Program.
EPSE 699 (0) Doctoral Dissertation
Pass/Fail.

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