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Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.

ELD-Education: Specific Learning Disabilities

ELD 4011 Foundations of Learning Disabilities . . . . . 3(F)
Pre/Corequisite: EEX 2010.
Survey of theoretical models underlying current approaches to remediation and management of the learning disabled child.

ELD 4115 Curriculum for Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities 3(F,S)
Prerequisites: EEX 2010 and ELD 4011.
Corequisite: EED 4941 or EMR 4944.
Includes specialized curriculum and instructional materials for teaching students with learning disabilities; curriculum standards and resources and translation of assessment data into individualized, instructional programs.

ELD 4850 Instructional Strategies for Teaching Students with Specific Learning Disabilities . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: EMR 4212 or EED 4230. Pre/Corequisite: EMR 4945 or EED 4944.
Students develop the skills necessary to effectively teach learning disabled students. There are three areas of emphasis in the course: the diagnosis of student learning and behavior problems, procedures for implementing and evaluating educational programs appropriate for learning disabled students, and the development and implementation of behavior management and precision teaching skills. Students completing this course, therefore, will be prepared to precisely diagnose student learning problems and implement effective individualized instructional and behavioral management programs.

ELD 4940 Practicum in Teaching of Children with Learning Disabilities . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisites: EEX 2010.
Corequisite: Student Teaching.
Three contact hours per semester hour of credit in unit for children with learning disorders. Demonstration of ability to write curriculum prescriptions and individualize instruction required.

ELD 4941 Curriculum Materials and Technology Practicum for Students with Learning Disabilities . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: ELD 4011. Pre/Corequisite: EMR 4212 or EED 4230.
Addresses curriculum, materials, technologies and other resources available to teach students with learning disabilities. Also addresses how curriculum from various content areas be integrated.

ELD 4945 Instructional Strategies/Technology/Reading Practicum for Students with Learning
Disabilities . . . . . 3(F,S)

Prerequisite: EED 4941 or EMR 4944, EME 2040, and RED 3310. Pre/Corequisite: EME 3410 with ELD 4945
Addresses effective strategies, reading assessment/instruction, and technological innovations related to the instruction of students with learning disabilities.

ELD 5841 Practicum in Learning Disabilities . . . . . 3(F,S)
Total of 100 contact hours in an approved facility for learning disabled children. Lesson plans, curriculum and intervention decisions, prescriptive teaching. Advanced application in data-based decision making. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only.

ELD 6051 Current Views of Exceptional Children-LD . . . . . 3(S)
Review of present conceptions of learning disabled children, comparative educational arrangements, evaluation of remedial trends and status of research.

ELD 6111 Assessment of Exceptional Children-LD . . . . . 3(SS)
Development, administration and scoring of group and individual tests for determining scope and depth of educational achievement as well as formal and informal tests of specific abilities and behaviors which relate to or constitute prerequisites to educational programs. Students develop proficiency in the development and use of tests and rating scales for learning disabled children.

ELD 6235 Curriculum Prescriptions for Exceptional Children-LD . . . . . 3(S)
Curriculum development; selection, evaluation, and modification of curriculum materials; identification of curriculum standards and resources; translation of assessment data into educational programming. Taught concurrently with EED 6235, EMR 6247.

ELD 6247 Instructional Strategies-LD . . . . . 3(SS)
Instructional strategies, motivational techniques, special approaches to teaching basic skills; development, implementation, and evaluation of individualized educational plans; data-based management. Taught concurrently with EED 6247, EMR 6247.

ELD 6942 Research Practicum-LD . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Identification of a problem in the area of LD, review of pertinent literature and preparation of a proposal with all the necessary information, conduct of research in a professional manner, evaluation and written report of the results.