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    EDA 4905 Individual Work
    Credits: 1 to 3; Prereq: instructor permission and approval of project proposal.
    Individual work on an approved topic.
    EDA 4930 Special Topics
    Credits: 1 to 3.
    Topics vary.
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    EDF 3110 Human Growth and Development
    Credits: 3.
    A life span survey of human growth and development beginning at conception and ending with death. Students will have the opportunity to apply general principles in appropriate educational settings. (S)
    EDF 3115 Child Development for Inclusive Education
    Credits: 3; Prereq: department permission for freshman/sophomore-level students.
    Examines psychological theories and research on typical and atypical development and their application in general education classrooms that include children with sensory, mental, emotional, and learning disabilities and gifted and talented children.
    EDF 3132 The Young Adolescent
    Credits: 3.
    Development of the young adolescent between the ages of ten and fifteen.
    EDF 3135 The Adolescent
    Credits: 3; Prereq: department permission for freshman/sophomore-level students.
    The special role that the adolescent plays in total development. Emphasis is on the psychological development of the adolescent in the school.
    EDF 3210 Educational Psychology
    Credits: 3.
    Introduces the application of psychology to the problems of education in a variety of educational settings. It examines the theoretical and applied aspects of learning, motivation, human development, personality, and measurement and evaluation. (S) (WR)
    EDF 3935 Special Topics
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: department permission.
    Topics vary.
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    EDF 4140 Cognition in Education
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EDF 3210
    Examines cognitive science that explains learning in educational contexts. Specifically, reviewing memory, attention, thinking, and problem solving (all in classroom or applied settings). Special attention is paid to the connections between research and everyday phenomena; designed to help students apply course material to enhance their lives.
    EDF 4430 Measurement and Evaluation in Education
    Credits: 3; Prereq: department permission for freshman/sophomore-level students.
    The basic principles and methods of measurement, evaluation and test construction.
    EDF 4440 Program Evaluation in Educational Settings
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EDF 4430
    Provides an overview to the skills and methods required to assess the effectiveness and impact of educational programs and institutions. Program evaluation in the broader setting of the social sciences is first presented, followed by evaluation readings and activities tailored specifically to educational settings.
    EDF 4470 Survey Research Methods in Education
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EDF 4430
    Provides an overview of the theory and application of survey research methods, with special emphasis on conducting survey research in educational settings. The full process of survey research is presented, including design, implementation, analysis, and data management.
    EDF 4905 Individual Work
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 12 credits.
    For undergraduate students of junior/senior status who wish to explore areas of inquiry in psychological, social, or philosophical foundations of education, or research or measurement, under faculty guidance.
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    EDH 3410 Introduction to Education Policy
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EDF 3604.
    Introduces education policy and analysis that explores: the history and purpose of education policy, key federal and state policies impacting K12 and higher education, and theoretical and conceptual approaches to policy analysis.
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    MHS 3930 Special Topics
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits.
    Topics vary.
    MHS 4451 Peer Facility Alcohol Education
    Credits: 3.
    Designed for Teaching Assistants for alcohol abuse.
    MHS 4900 Individual Work
    Credits: 2 to 4; can be repeated with change in content up to 8 credits. Prereq: department permission.
    Topics vary.
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    SDS 3340 Career and Life Span Planning
    Credits: 3.
    Presentations, discussions and experiential activities for making effective life plans and adjustments are covered.
    SDS 3430 Family and Community Involvement in Education
    Credits: 3.
    Examines existing models and practices for enhancing family-school-community interaction with emphasis on communication, conflict resolution and climate-building skill development.
    SDS 3480 Student Development in a University Setting
    Credits: 2; can be repeated with change in content up to 6 credits.
    Available to selected undergraduate students only. Examines factors affecting student growth and development in the university setting, current problems facing students, and the use of group processes and leadership training in solving problems and facilitating growth.
    SDS 3481 Alcohol and Drug Abuse
    Credits: 2.
    General information of effects and problems associated with alcohol and other drug abuse.
    SDS 3482 Stress and Anxiety Management
    Credits: 3.
    Overview of theories and methods of stress and anxiety control and reduction.
    SDS 4410 Interpersonal Communication Skills
    Credits: 3.
    The application of basic principles of interpersonal communication with emphasis on the affective dimensions. Attention is given to using basic counseling strategies and psychological techniques as an aid to effective communication.
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