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EDU 101 - Applied Behavior Analysis: Field Experience I

Prerequisites: Permission of Chairperson.

Description: A systematic examination of facilities for the education of special education children. Emphasis is placed upon developing the student's understanding of applied behavior analysis, atypical vs. typical development, the analysis of human behavior and techniques for behavioral change, and developmentally appropriate curriculum. Field experience is designed to provide the student with opportunities for observation and participation in public and private schools for a minimum of three hours a week. (3 lecture, 3 laboratory hours). Students who have taken SEV 101 will not receive credit for EDU 101. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Psychology

EDU 102 - Applied Behavior Analysis: Field Experience II: Practicum

Prerequisites: EDU 101 and permission of Chairperson.

Description: Supervised field experience in preschool-12th grade classes within both special and regular education classes for a minimum of 9 hrs. per week. Students will be required to demonstrate competence in developmentally age-appropriate curriculum and behavioral programs. Lecture is devoted to discussion of problems encountered on field experience. (1 lecture, 9 laboratory hours) Students who have taken SEV 102 will not receive credit for EDU 102. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 4
Department: Psychology

EDU 104 - Infants and Toddlers

Description: Will explore programs, curricula for the care of children ages 6 weeks through the second year who are in group care settings. Appropriate techniques for fostering the emotional, physical, social, and cognitive development of the very young will be examined. Field visits to infant and toddler programs will be required. Students who have taken SEV 104 or NED 106 will not receive credit for EDU 104. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Multidisciplinary Studies

EDU 105 - Introduction to Developmental Disabilities

Description: This course will provide an overview of developmental disabilities and the nature and needs of disabled people throughout the life cycle. Issues to be explored include definition of developmental disability, etiology, normalization, mainstreaming, and the role of the interdisciplinary team. Legal, ethical and cultural considerations will be emphasized as well as the impact of disabilities on the person affected, the family and the community. Students who have taken SEV 105 will not receive credit for EDU 105. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-n/a Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Psychology

EDU 206 - Educational Psychology

Prerequisites: PSY 203.

Description: (Dual listed with PSY 206) This course is intended to provide knowledge and understanding of the major theories and findings of the science of Educational Psychology. The course includes a consideration of such topics as: research methods in educational psychology; the cognitive, personal, social and moral development of students; the impact of student diversity on teaching and learning; the principles and processes of learning; motivational concerns in education; classroom management; techniques of teaching; and methods of assessing student learning. Students who have taken PSY 206 will not receive credit for EDU 206. SUNY GEN ED-GSBS; NCC GEN ED-SBS Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Psychology

EDU 208 - Foundations of Education

Prerequisites: PSY 203 and PSY 212 or PSY 213.

Description: This introductory course presents an overview of the historical, philosophical, sociological and pedagogical influences on American education. Prominent figures who have shaped education and Supreme Court cases that have influenced educational policy are examined. Major trends in contemporary education are analyzed with special focus on multicultural and inclusive education. Students who have taken PSY 208 will not receive credit for EDU 208. SUNY GEN ED-n/a; NCC GEN ED-SBS Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Psychology

EDU 235 - Psychology of the Exceptional Child

Prerequisites: PSY 203 and PSY 212 or PSY 213.

Description: Students who have taken PSY 235 will not receive credit for EDU 235. This course examines the psychological, learning and behavioral characteristics of each category of exceptionality. Students will be introduced to special education laws and their implications for identification, delivery systems, transition plans, and placement procedures. Field experience in a special education setting is required. SUNY GEN ED-GSBS; NCC GEN ED-SBS Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Psychology