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Semester offering codes corrected and posted on June 7, 2004.
EMR-Education: Mental Retardation

EMR 4011 Foundations of Mentally Handicapped . . . . . 3(F)
Pre/Corequisite: EEX 2010.
Classification, diagnosis, etiology and behavioral characteristics of mentally retarded. Biological, social, emotional, cultural and economic factors studied in terms of their implications for prevention, management and habilitation.

EMR 4211 Instructional Strategies for Teaching Students with Mental Handicaps . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisites: EEX 2010, EMR 4011, ELD 4115 OR EED 4230.
Corequisite: EED 4944 or ELD 4945.
Includes development, implementation, and evaluation of educational plans; special approaches to teaching functional skills; developmental programming and data-based management.

EMR 4212 Curriculum Development and Vocational Preparation- Educable Mentally Handicapped . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: EEX 2010, EMR 4011.
Corequisite: EED 4941 or ELD 4941.
Educational needs and services for EMH students. Educational planning, scheduling and placement. Pre-vocational and vocational training programs.

EMR 4941 Practicum for Educable Mentally Handicapped . . . . . 1-3(F,S)
Corequisite: EDG 4940.
Total of 100 contact hours in class for educable mentally handicapped children. Lesson plans, curriculum prescription writing and teaching required of students.

EMR 4944 Curriculum Materials and Technology Practicum for Students with Mental Handicaps . . . . . 3(F,S)
Pre/Corequisite: ELD 4115 or EED 4230.
Addresses curriculum, materials, technologies and other resources available to teach students with mental handicaps. Also addresses how curriculum from various content areas can be integrated.

EMR 4945 Instructional Strategies/Technology/Reading Practicum for Students with Mental Handicaps . . . . . 3(F,S)
Prerequisite: EMR 4212, EED 4941 or ELD 4941, EME 2040 and RED 3310. Pre/Corequisite: EME 3410 with EMR 4945.
Addresses effective strategies and technological innovations related to the instruction of students with mental handicaps.

EMR 5940 Practicum in Mentally Handicapped . . . . . 3(F,S)
Total of 100 contact hours in an approved facility for mentally handicapped individuals. Lesson plans, curriculum and prescriptive teaching. Advanced application in data based decision making. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis only.

EMR 6051 Current Views of Exceptional Children-MH . . . . . 3(SS)
Review of present concepts of retardation, preventive programs, education trends and status of research.

EMR 6105 Assessment of Exceptional Children-MH . . . . . 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 mentally retarded children and youth.

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

EMR 6335 Curriculum Prescriptions for Exceptional Children-MH . . . . . 3(S)
Identification and application of effective practices; recognition of trends and standards; curriculum development; selection, evaluation and modification of curriculum material; specification of scope, sequence and pacing of instructional activities.

EMR 6942 Research Practicum - MH . . . . . 3(F,S,SS)
Identification of a problem in the area of MH, 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.