EDUF 6115. Educational Psychology: Achievement for Diverse Learners (3-0-3) The interrelationship between motivation, learning and teaching, including critical thinking skills, with emphasis on application to the needs of diverse learners.
EDUF 6116. Educational Research Methods (3-0-3) Introduction to qualitative and quantitative research methods and statistical procedures. Emphasis on systematic teacher inquiry and data-driven decision making to improve student achievement.
SPED 6126. Special Education Law for Educators (1-0-1) This course explores the legal rights and responsibilities of k-12 educators in their actions with students who have exceptionalities and the families of those students. The course includes study of applicable constitutional law, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and interpretative case law.