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
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
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
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
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
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.