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Ideas from educational psychology, cognitive psychology, and various academic disciplines are presented in order to improve students' learning ability in academic and applied settings. Strategies for information acquisition, studying, test taking, error analysis, time management and motivation.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
First semester international freshman or transfer student.
United States education and culture in the context of globalization and intercultural communication with emphasis on tools for academic achievement.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
Two main elements, self-assessment and career information, and the relation between the two make up the course. Active exploration, examination, and pursuit of career possibilities, and theoretical considerations, and their relationship to the individual. First credit focuses on self-assessment; second credit on informational resource use.
Credit Hours: 1-2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation
Ideas from cognitive psychology, educational psychology, and various other disciplines (i.e., art, music, and chess) presented to help students understand learning and talent development, improve academic learning skills, and improve personal talents.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Guided participation in schools and/or selected agencies offering programs for children/youth.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Course Delivery: Classroom
Credit towards the degree may be earned in only one of EDPS 109 or 209.
Comprehensive examination of learning theory and practice of learning strategies related to motivation, time management, memory, lecture note taking, text processing, knowledge representation, test review, test taking, and error analysis in academic settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Fundamental concepts and principles of human development with reference to cognitive and social/emotional development from infancy to early adolescence. Biosocial forces which affect behavior and development in children in relation to educational practice.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Fundamental concepts and principles of human development with reference to cognitive and social/emotional development from late childhood to early adulthood. Biosocial forces which affect behavior and development in adolescents as they relate to educational practice.
This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 362, EDPS 457
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Recommended concurrent enrollment with EDPS 251. EDPS 297 assignments assume knowledge of content from EDPS 251 or equivalent course.
Guided participation in schools/agencies offering programs for youth. Participating students are provided with introductory experiences working with youth in educational contexts, opportunities for one-on-one instruction and support, and prepared for subsequent advanced practicum experiences. Placements range from after-school academic programs to middleschool and highschool classrooms.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to positive psychology. Learn to identify personal strengths and assets that lead to flourishing as human beings; Explore major topics of positive psychology that lead to happiness and well-being.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
Procedures for describing data. Concepts related to selecting psychomotor tests; constructing and evaluating cognitive paper and pencil examinations; utilizing computer technology in delivering, collecting, and evaluating information.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 3
Prereqs:
Sophomore standing.
Interpersonal relationships as they affect education. Third hour directed observation and case studies.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 251, CYAF 160, PSYC 289 or instuctor permission.
This course provides elementary education majors with training in theories and research-based practice in learning, motivation, and assessment that supports teaching and learning within diverse elementary educational settings. Topics include human cognition, theories of motivation, classroom management, and classroom-based assessment.
This course is a prerequisite for: SPED 401A, SPED 401B, TEAC 304, TEAC 307, TEAC 311, TEAC 313, TEAC 315
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
EDPS 397
Professional Practicum Experience IIICrosslisted as SPED 397, TEAC 397
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth. A. Elementary Level (1-10 cr) An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed. D. Unified Primary K-3 (EDPS, SPED 397D) (1-10 cr) I. Secondary Art (1-10 cr) J. Secondary Business Education (1-10 cr) L. Information Technology (1-10 cr) M. Secondary Industrial Education (1-10 cr) N. Secondary Language Arts (1-10 cr) O. Secondary Marketing Education (1-10 cr) P. Secondary Mathematics (1-10 cr) Q. Middle Level (1-10 cr) An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed. R. Secondary Modern Languages (1-10 cr) V. Secondary Science (1-10 cr) W. Secondary Social Science (1-10 cr)
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 311, TEAC 313, TEAC 451V
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 397A
Professional Practicum Experience III ElementaryCrosslisted as SPED 397A, TEAC 397A
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
An accompanying seminar is included where the professional role of the teacher is discussed.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
This course is a prerequisite for: TEAC 311, TEAC 313
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 397D
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 397M
Prereqs:
Admission to Teacher Education Program.
Guided observations and/or clinical experiences in schools and/or agencies offering programs for children and/or youth.
Credit Hours: 1-10
Max credits per degree: 10
Course Delivery: Classroom
Comparative study of the foundations, trends, and problems of selected national systems of education as seen in cultural perspective.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 450
Advanced study of the behavior and development of preschool and elementary school children.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Mental, social, and emotional development of boys and girls during the adolescent period.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Cognitive psychology and its applications in instruction. Memory, problem solving, cognitive process in reading, research approaches, and applications to teaching.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 251, CYAF 160, PSYC 289 or instructor permission.
This course will provide secondary education majors with training in theories and research-based practice in learning, motivation, and assessment that supports teaching and learning within diverse secondary educational settings. Topics include human cognition, theories of motivation, classroom management, and classroom-based assessment generally and as applied to specific secondary education content areas.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6
EDPS 459/859
Computation and interpretation of measures of central position, variability, and correlation; introduction to sampling, probability, and tests of significance.
This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 470, NUTR 486
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 3
Research and theoretical literature related to the relationship between various disabling conditions and the psychological functioning of the person with disability.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Research methods and findings, concepts, and principles of operant conditioning as related to the experimental analysis of human behavioral events and to the development of behavior engineering technologies.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Basic practices and related research in counseling and helping practices in educational or other youth-serving agencies. Specialized applications to populations presenting unique problems are offered in sections B through L. B. Special Practices for Handicapped Children and Youth (1 cr) Prereq or parallel: EDPS 465A/865A. D. Special Practices for Exceptionally Talented and Gifted (1 cr) Prereq or parallel: EDPS 465A/865A. E. Special Practices in the Elementary School (1 cr) Prereq or parallel: EDPS 465A/865A. K. Special Practices for Vocational Education/Development Programs (1 cr) Prereq or parallel: EDPS 465A/865A. L. Special Practices for Community Helpers Working with Adults (1 cr) Prereq or parallel: EDPS 465A/865A.
Credit Hours: 1-8
Max credits per degree: 8
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Investigation of the genesis, course, classification, and treatment of function and organic pathologies found in children and adolescents.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 459/859 or equivalent.
Introduction to the construction, evaluation, and ethical use of measurement instruments commonly used in education and psychology. Test construction principles, item analysis, reliability, validity, ethical issues in testing, and evaluation of standardized tests.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 471/871
Human Sexuality and SocietyCrosslisted as CYAF 471/871, PSYC 471/871, SOCI 471/871
Prereqs:
Junior standing.
Open to advanced students planning careers in the professions in which knowledge of human behavior and society is important (e.g., helping professions, medicine, law, ministry, education, etc.).
Interdisciplinary approach to the study of human sexuality in terms of the psychological, social, cultural, anthropological, legal, historical, and physical characteristics of individual sexuality and sex in society.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 478/878
Pro-seminar in Latin American StudiesCrosslisted as ANTH 478/878, GEOG 478/878, HIST 478/878, LAMS 478, MODL 478/878, POLS 478/878, SOCI 478/878
Prereqs:
Junior standing and permission.
Topical seminar required for all Latin American Studies majors.
An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 490
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 493
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 498/898
Prereqs:
Permission.
Seminar on current issues or topics in educational psychology. Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per semester: 6
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 499H
Prereqs:
Good standing in the University Honors Program or by invitation.
Conduct a scholarly research project and write a University Honors Program or undergraduate thesis.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 459/859 or equivalent or parallel EDPS 859
Purposes and characteristics of research process, selection of research problems in education and social sciences, critical review of published research, research ethics and institutional review, sampling methods, threats to validity in research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
One statistics course beyond EDPS 859
Pass/No Pass only.
Statistical software packages for both mainframe and microcomputers. How to develop and manage data files; how to transfer data files between computers; and principles of data transformation and selection.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 846
Foundations of Health BehaviorCrosslisted as NUTR 846
The epidemiological, developmental and cognitive foundation of health-related behaviors and identifies opportunities for health promotion and education.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 847
Application of widely used theoretical models of health behavior change. Specification of behaviors and development and evaluation of theory-based interventions to reduce health-related risks.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 850
Advanced study of the behavior and development of preschool and elementary school children.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 870 or equivalent
Basic assessment and testing skills including “behavioral observation”, psychometric issues, intake/diagnostic interviewing, psychological testing, test interpretation feedback, and integrative report writing. Commonly used screening instruments, personality tests, career interest inventories, and symptom-based tests.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 855
Teaching Learners to LearnCrosslisted as SPED 855, NUTR 855, EDAD 855, TEAC 855
Effective teachers facilitate student learning. Facilitating student learning depends on understanding learning principles and on designing instruction that is compatible with learning principles. Instructors can provide learning-compatible instruction that helps students learn more effectively and ultimately teaches them how to learn. Assists teachers to teach in learning-compatible ways and helps them embed within their curriculum a program for teaching learners to learn.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Variety of parametric and nonparametric analyses, including analysis of variance (completely randomized design and various factorial designs), regression analysis, analysis of covariance, full model stepwise multiple regression, chi square Mann-Whitney U, and Wilcoxon test. Understanding and application of these analyses. Appropriate mainframe and microcomputer statistical packages utilized to assist in the numerical analysis of data.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Counseling skills required for basic, entry-level clinical work. Practicing skills, receiving peer/instructor performance feedback, and role-playing clinical situations.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Foundations, models, and practices of contemporary school psychology and an exploration of transitions and future developments in the profession. Investigations of the major legal and ethical systems affecting school psychologists and the application of standards for professional practice.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS *866 or comparable course or permission
Ethnic subcultures in the US, cross-cultural communication systems, and change strategies. Cultural cues and barriers in counseling, personal assumptions and values, and active experiencing of cultural diversity in the counseling relationship.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 890
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 892
Special Topics in EducationCrosslisted as SPED 892, EDUC 892, EDAD 892, CYAF 892, TEAC 892
Prereqs:
EDPS 859 or parallel; EDPS 859 or equivalent
Aspects of education not covered elsewhere in the curriculum.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 893
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 897J
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 899
Prereqs:
Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 6-10
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS *800 or equivalent
Integrated view of correlational and experimental research in education and social sciences. Builds on idea of relationships among variables and concept of casual relationships between variables. Possible research designs in light of these general principles.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS *800 or equivalent.
Philosophical, strategic, and practical issues in conducting experimental research with single-case experimental designs. There is special emphasis on quantifying behavior, arranging and carrying out experimental comparisons, analysis of data, and drawing valid conclusions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS *800 or equivalent
Principles and applications of survey research. Use of appropriate sampling techniques and applications of survey methods to the study of relative incidence, distribution, and interrelations of educational, sociological, and psychological variables.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 900J
Prereqs:
EDPS *800 or equivalent; EDPS 459/859 or equivalent
Connections in the general study of history to the study of the history of education. Concepts employed in educational historical research and the methods used by historical researchers. The methodology of historical research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS *800 or equivalent
Uses of qualitative research methods in education. The theoretical premises of research using qualitative methods and the application of this information through critique and planning research. Qualitative methods for data collection.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Philosophical and empirical review and critique of contemporary literature on school, community, work place and health care-based health promotion and education programs.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Examination of creative and talented people in various domains and analysis of the psychological, environmental, social, and biological factors that lead to creativity and talent. Implications for self-growth, education, and parenting.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 929
Seminar in Adult and Continuing EducationCrosslisted as EDAD 929/908
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 930
Sociological/Anthropological Research Methods in EducationCrosslisted as TEAC 930, NUTR 930, CYAF 930
Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.
A. Ethnographic Methods (1-3 cr, max 3)
B. Special Topics in Qualitative and/or Quantitative Research Methods (1-3 cr, max 9)
D. Discourse Analysis Across School, Home and Community Settings (1-3 cr, max 3)
E. Introduction to Linguistic Analysis of Classroom Interaction (1-3 cr, max 3)
J. Hermeneutic Traditions in Education (1-3 cr, max 3)
K. Quantitative Research Traditions in Education (1-3 cr, max 3)
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 15
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 935
Seminar in Qualitative ResearchCrosslisted as TEAC 935
Prereqs:
EDUC 900K or permission
Seminar intended for doctoral-level students who have completed an initial qualitative research methodology course and who want to increase their skills in qualitative research. Data collection and analysis strategies and the application of those strategies to research problems.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDUC 800 or equivalent, and EDUC 900K
EDPS 936 is for students already familiar with quantitative and qualitative research. An introduction to mixed methods research as a distinct methodology in social science research Topics include the value and use of this approach, philosophical assumptions, various types of design, and approaches to designing and conducting mixed methods research.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 941
Prereqs:
Computation, interpretation, and application of analysis of variance techniques, including factorial and mixed model designs. Computer and microcomputer software accessed.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 942
Prereqs:
EDPS 859 or equivalent
Various correlational-based statistical procedures presented, including linear and nonlinear regression, multiple regression, statistical control, analysis of interactions, the general linear model, factor analysis, and discriminant analysis.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Current issues related to psycho-educational service delivery to children and families from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Integrating research and field experiences to provide students with skills to develop, implement, and deliver culturally sensitive and effective school psychological services.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Cognitive and behavioral techniques. Theoretical issues, application and evaluation of major empirically-validated therapeutic treatments that represent best practices in child and adolescent therapy.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
or coreq: EDPS 859, 870, and permission
Formal evaluative methods for the investigation of children’s learning difficulties, including supervised practicum in administration, scoring, and interpretation of individually administered tests of cognitive abilities.
Credit Hours: 1-4
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 950 and permission
Advanced study of the theory and practice in the assessment of educational and psychological problems of children and youth to include assessment of systems that impact on the behavior of children and youth. Assessment techniques include environmental observation, interviewing, standardized assessment procedures for academic skills, adaptive behavior, social and emotional problems, curriculum based assessment, and functional analysis and assessment. Ecological-behavioral basis of assessment is explored. A complete psychological and educational evaluation is conducted in a school or other relevant setting.
Credit Hours: 1-4
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Course Delivery: Classroom
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Intensive analysis of the theory and practice of various systems of mental health consultation in the schools with special emphasis and practicum with mental health service models other than conventional clinical, psychometric, and direct psychoeducational remediation models.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS *853 or equivalent
Advanced assessment and testing skills. Selection, administration and interpretation of a battery of psychological tests and integration and synthesis of relevant test and non-test data into an accessible report writing format. Development of effective consultation and test interpretation feedback skills.
Credit Hours: 4
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 954
Understanding of models for the delivery of mental health services in schools; and plan and deliver psychosocial interventions in school settings. Evidence-based interventions delivered at the classroom and school-wide levels emphasized with a three-tiered prevention model of service delivery appropriate for culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 955
Prereqs:
Advanced practicum course that facilitates students’ scholarly acquisition of principles and concepts relevant to conducting therapy, and provides opportunities for practical integration of knowledge and skills essential to conducting individual, group, and family psychotherapy. Students acquire competencies in developing, implementing and evaluating interventions by conducting therapy sessions, observing sessions, exchanging feedback with peers, and receiving supervision.
Credit Hours: 4
Max credits per degree: 12
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 853, and EDPS 953. Permission may be granted by Instructor to take Psychological Assessment II after Projective Psychological Assessment.
The primary goal of this course is to assist doctoral students in developing their ability to utilize projective assessment techniques to integrate information from a variety of sources about a person (an adult or older adolescent) into an integrated, useful psychological report. The broad array of data will include not only the results of formal tests (e.g., the Rorschach), but also personal and family history, and behavioral observations.
Credit Hours: 4
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 863, 952, 997D or equivalent, and permission
Practicum experience in ecological/behavioral, mental health, and organizational consultation techniques within a school or related setting. Supplemented by individual and small group supervisory/feedback sessions each week.
Credit Hours: 1-4
Max credits per degree: 8
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Critical examination of the non-Piagetean research literature and theory which examines higher mental processes in humans through the lifespan.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 850 or 851 and permission
Critical examination of theories and research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan, including Piagetean and alternative perspectives.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 850 or 851 and permission
Critical examination of the concepts and principles derived from the study of personality and social development with special emphasis on the research literature.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 850 or 851 and permission
Biological foundations of human psychological development, including anatomical, physiological, and evolutionary considerations.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS *866
Parallel: EDPS 997A and permission of counseling area. Overview of theoretical approaches to counseling. Close examination of selected theories and intervention procedures.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS *866
Parallel: EDPS 964 and 997A. Develops student competencies in analyzing organizational contexts, designing group counseling experiences, and evaluating group experiences.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Theories of learning and experimental investigation in the field of animal and human behavior and their application to the classroom.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Graduate standing
EDPS 854
Psychiology of Motivation focuses on understanding and impacting students’ motivation to learn. Theories discussed in this class are applicable to a wide array of achievement settings (e.g., math, science, writing, health education) as well as more general motivational concerns (e.g., studying, addiction, video games). Content covered includes drive theory, behaviorism as motivation, achievement motivation, goal theory, self-determination theory, social cognitive theory, and ecological theories of motivation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admitted as a graduate student in the Counseling Psychology program.
The major purpose of this course is for students to learn about gender issues within the field of counseling psychology from a multicultural and feminist perspective and to gain the essential knowledge and techniques in working with gender issues in diverse settings.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 859 or equivalent
Presentation of statistical procedures that do not require fundamental assumptions about the distribution property of the variables to be analyzed. Chi Square tests, rank tests of location (Wilcoxen, Mann Whitney, Kruskal-Wallis, Friedman), tests of goodness of fit (Chi Square, Kolmogorov-Smirnoff), tests of randomness (Runs).
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 97 is Pass/No Pass only.
This is an eight week seminar course for first semester students in the General Studies Learning Community. Students will complete activities to identify interests, research majors that match their interests and complete a "Guided Professional Shadowing" experience to gain first-hand knowledge about a career of their choice.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 970
Prereqs:
EDPS 859 and 870; EDPS/SRAM 941; or equivalent
Presentation of various measurement theories and concepts, including classical true-score theory, reliability and validity, test construction, item response theory, test equating, test bias, and criterion-referenced tests.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 971
Structural Equation ModelingCrosslisted as SRAM 971
Prereqs:
EDPS/SRAM 942 and 970; or equivalent
Introduction to the techniques of path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and structural equation modeling with emphasis on the set-up and interpretation of different models using the LISREL program. Model testing and evaluation, goodness-of-fit indices, violations of assumptions, specification searches, and power analyses.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 972
Multivariate AnalysisCrosslisted as SRAM 972
Prereqs:
EDPS/SRAM 941 and 942
Techniques of multivariate analyses, including multivariate analysis of variance and covariance, multivariate multiple regression, multigroup discriminant analysis, canonical analysis, repeated measures (Multivariate model), and time series. Mathematical models presented and analyzed. Instruction complemented by appropriate statistical software packages.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Theories and strategies of evaluation examined within the context of society at large and educational and human service programs in particular. Key evaluation models examined as they relate to judgments and decisions about programs. Methodological, social, and political issues in evaluation which pertain equally to an educational program or a human service agency.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Course Format: Lecture
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 973A or permission
Actual supervised evaluation of a program or project.
Credit Hours: 2-3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Survey of elementary, middle and secondary school comprehensive models of guidance. Ingredients of effective helping relationships with students in schools. Analysis of school violence, risk assessment models, multicultural influences, prevention models, and guidance roles of teachers/administrators.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Evaluation and uses of occupational and educational information; job analysis; psychological and behavioral attributes relating to work and life-styles; occupational taxonomies; career-development theories; impact of accelerating changes on personal and social planning; investigations of value-oriented expectations as sources of work satisfaction and dissatisfaction; critical assessment of the concept of vocational choice. For counselors and educators.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Doctoral level counseling students and others by permission
Counseling methodology in relationship to personality theory and research. Consideration of various theories and research in relation to counseling practice.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 977
Special field experiences and research projects are available to students for additional credit.
Current knowledge, theories, and practices, and related issues in the area of college student development.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 6
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Research strategies appropriate for counseling psychology. Identification of researchable problem and completion of research proposal including literature review, design, and proposed data analysis procedures.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 979
Current professional issues related to the organization and administration of student personnel within higher education. Exploration of research literature, some field experiences, and in-depth examination of special topics.
Credit Hours: 2-3
Max credits per degree: 6
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 870 and 970; or permission
Principles of item response theory (IRT) and its application to a variety of issues in educational and psychological measurement. Theoretical foundations of IRT discussed along with its assumptions and varied applications. Experience using IRT calibration and scoring computer software.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
by permission of course instructor
Supervised practice in local school districts related to academic, social, behavioral and emotional disorders of children and adolescents.
Credit Hours: 2-4
Max credits per semester: 4
Max credits per degree: 8
Course Format: Field, Lab, Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
by permission of course instructor
Supervised clinical practice related to academic, social, behavioral and emotional disorders of children and adolescents. Parent and family treatment and behavior interventions emphasized.
Credit Hours: 2-4
Max credits per semester: 4
Max credits per degree: 16
Course Format: Field, Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Doctoral standing in professional psychology program and permission
Supervised clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families in a variety of school and community settings.
Credit Hours: 2-4
Max credits per semester: 4
Max credits per degree: 16
Course Format: Field, Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Ethical principles in the practice of counseling. Application of ethical guidelines and development of ethical decision-making models relevant to school and mental health contents.
Credit Hours: 3
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Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS *866 or equivalent
Couple and family systems and change strategies. Active, brief forms of couple and family counseling and enrichment formats.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Issues related to gender and sexuality in the process of counseling and psychotherapy. Developmental issues related to gender differences, gender bias, gender identity, gender discrimination, and gender-based disorders. Feminist and affirmative therapy techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 989
Psychology of ReadingCrosslisted as TEAC 989
Prereqs:
TEAC *811 or 841 or SPED 886
Relationship of psychological processes of attention, perception, memory and problem solving to reading and reading comprehension. Theories and models of reading, especially of the comprehensive process, applied to all levels of reading from beginning reading through mature reading.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 990
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Lecture
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 993
Refer to Workshop Seminars in Education under the “Education” section of this bulletin.
This course has no description.
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 995
Prereqs:
Permission
EDPS 995 is intended primarily for EDPS doctoral students, although non-doctoral graduate students may be admitted with special permission of the instructor. Students are immersed in outcome-based scholarly activities with a faculty mentor.
Working on either an individualized or small group basis, students develop, execute and report one or more projects addressing the interaction between research and practice.
Credit Hours: 3-4
Max credits per degree: 18
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Independent operational research under faculty supervision.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Permission
Readings on selected problems in educational psychology.
Credit Hours: 1-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Masters admission in educational psychology or permission of counseling area, EDPS *866
Parallel: EDPS 964. Supervised laboratory clinic-based experiences in counseling.
Credit Hours: 2-4
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Supervised field experiences in school counseling, college student personnel, and community social service agencies.
Credit Hours: 2-4
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 863 and permission
Supervised practicum in the design, implementation, evaluation, and reporting of various behavior modification technologies for individuals and groups; social systems engineering.
Credit Hours: 3
Max credits per degree: 6
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 997G or equivalent
Supervised counseling supervision and consultation experience emphasizing process methods and evaluation.
Credit Hours: 2
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
EDPS 997A and permission
Supervised counseling experience in university, schools, and community agencies.
Credit Hours: 2-4
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
EDPS 997J
Advanced Practicum in Gifted EducationCrosslisted as SPED 997J
Prereqs:
Permission
Advanced practicum in the education of the gifted/talented child. Psychodiagnostic procedures; theory and research; and program organization, operation, and evaluation in a field setting.
Credit Hours: 3
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Doctoral standing in professional psychology program and permission.
Supervised experience in supervising graduate students in practicum settings. Refinement of consultation, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment skills.
Credit Hours: 3-4
Max credits per semester: 8
Max credits per degree: 8
Course Format: Field, Lab, Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs:
Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair
This course has no description.
Credit Hours: 1-24
Max credits per degree: 55
Campus:
Course Delivery: Classroom