Curr Inst Special Ed (CISP)

CISP 510 Instructional Prac/Excep Child3 Credit hours   

An introductory course on applied planning and instructional approaches for the exceptional child. The course will introduce students to validated classroom practices for the beginning classroom teacher.

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CISP 520 Intro to Exceptional Child3 Credit hours   

An introduction to the study of children who deviate from the average in mental, physical, and social characteristics, including a study of the characteristics of such children and the adaptation of educational procedures to their abilities and disabilities.

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CISP 521 Child w Exceptionalities3 Credit hours   

Behavioral characteristics of children with exceptional development, dynamics of family-community interaction, and attitudes toward exceptional conditions. Implications for amelioration and educational planning. (Not for Special Education majors)

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CISP 526 Introduction to Gifted3 Credit hours   

An overview of giftedness in children, definitions, etiology, observable characteristics and implications for educational agencies.

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CISP 527 Introduction to Autism3 Credit hours   

This is an online course designed to survey current issues in the education and treatment of students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The course is the first in a two-course sequence that leads to the WV Autism Teaching Endorsement.

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CISP 529 Intro to Develop Disabilities3 Credit hours   

Introduction to the characteristics and needs of young children with developmental disabilities addressing the physical, neurological, health, and environmental problems that impact atypical grown and development.

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CISP 535 Gen Spec Ed Programming3 Credit hours   

Address the educational/curricular needs of students with mild learning problems in the categorical areas of mental retardation, behavior disorders, and specific learning disabilities. (PR: CI 320/520 and 433/533 or 423/523 or 424/524 or permission of instructor)

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CISP 553 Characteristics Methods ID3 Credit hours   

Characteristics and effective instructional strategies appropriate for students with intellectual disabilities are considered. Emphasis will be on evidence and research based practices to address academic achievement and functional performance.

Pre-req: CISP 520.

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CISP 554 Families of Except Students3 Credit hours   

Principles and information designed to give the student an understanding of the needs and rights of parents of exceptional children and techniques to involve parents successfully in their child's education.

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CISP 560 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISP 561 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved, but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISP 562 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISP 563 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISP 564 Staff Development1-4 Credit hours   

Courses and activities designed to meet the inservice needs of public school personnel. Credit in these courses may be used for certificate renewal and salary upgrades if approved but may not be used for degree programs. CR/NC grading.

Attributes: Not Degree Applicable
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CISP 580 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 581 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 582 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 583 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 585 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 586 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 587 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 588 Independent Study1-4 Credit hours   
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CISP 600 Grant Writing in Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

A review of the federal and state guidelines for writing grants in Special Education. The priority areas of special education in which monies are currently available will also be examined.

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CISP 601 Psych Found Giftedness3 Credit hours   

A study of measures used to identify the gifted and interpretation of results, psychological development of the gifted and psychological pressures, problems and adjustments strategies towards mental health in the gifted child.

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CISP 602 Education Gifted Children3 Credit hours   

Educational models, identification techniques, teaching strategies and resources availiable for gifted children. Current trends in curriculum development for the gifted are also examined. (PR: CISP 526)

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CISP 603 Field Experience: Gifted3 Credit hours   

Supervised experiences (one semester) in field work with children who exhibit potential giftedness.

Pre-req: CISP 602.

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CISP 604 Pract Emotional Disturb3 Credit hours   

An initial participation and observation experience with children experienceing behavior problems. Course evolves around bi-weekly seminar and selected projects.

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CISP 606 Reading Strat Except Student3 Credit hours   

This course examines research-strategies in reading instruction for students with high-incidence disabilities. This includes application of appropriate techniques in assessment, materials, and instructional strategies for adapted reading lessons.

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CISP 607 Math Strat Except Students3 Credit hours   

Examines mathematics curriculum, methods, and adapted materials for students with mild to moderate disabilities in K-12 classrooms. Emphasizes strategies for accessing the general education curriculum, higher-level courses, and technology.

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CISP 611 Special Ed Research I3 Credit hours   

The study of problems related to the area of exceptionality receiving emphasis in the student's degree program. (PR: CI 603, 649, 651 or 674, EDF 621 or 625)

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CISP 615 Special Ed Research II3 Credit hours   

As a part of the requirements for this course, the student will submit a written, bound document, which will be added to the college library collection. (PR: CISP 611)

Pre-req: CISP 611.

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CISP 626 Diagnostic-Clin Practices3 Credit hours   

Collaborative/consultative multi-disciplinary and curriculum-based assessment process and their use in developing appropriate interventions linking instruction to content standards and objectives. Team approach to diagnosis and treatment of exceptional children. (PR: CISP 520)

Pre-req: (CI 520 or CISP 520) or (CI 521 or CISP 521).

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CISP 627 Issues Special Education3 Credit hours   

An in-depth look at current issues effecting all areas of special education as well as issues specific to each special education category.

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CISP 629 Special Education Seminar3 Credit hours   

Research methods and current significant findings in special education. Guest speakers. Advanced special education students only.

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CISP 645 Characteristics Methods E/BD3 Credit hours   

Recognition of socio-emotional issues, assessment of educational needs, establishment of programs to implement behavioral change and provision of necessary modification in educational programs to remediate learning and behavioral difficulites of children.

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CISP 646 Field Exper Learn Disability3 Credit hours   

Field Experience (practicum) affords graduate students an oopportunity to demonstrate the skill-based competences required by CEC standards and to qualify for an LD teaching license. Supervised experiences of one semester in field work with children or youth who exhibit symptoms of problems in learning.

Pre-req: (CI 523 or CISP 523) and (CI 647 or CISP 647).

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CISP 647 Char/Mthd Spec Lrn Disabilties3 Credit hours   

Recognition of learning disabilities, assessment of educational needs, and understanding of evidence-based teaching techniques and interventions to promote success of students with or at-risk of learning disabilities.

Pre-req: CISP 520.

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CISP 648 Field Exp Phys Handicap3 Credit hours   
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CISP 649 Field Exper Emotional Distur3 Credit hours   

Supervised field experiences (one semester) working with children who exhibit symptoms of emotional disturbances- behavioral disorders. (PR: CISP 520 and CISP 624)

Pre-req: (CI 524 or CISP 524) and (CI 645 or CISP 645).

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CISP 650 Sp Ed Evaluate Teach Tech3 Credit hours   

Educational assessment and diagnostic evaluation for remediation-amelioration; advanced course for providing understanding and utilization of evaluation, teacher assessment, and analysis for programming for exceptional individuals. (PR: CISPO 626)

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CISP 651 Field Exper Mental Impairment3 Credit hours   

Field Experience (practicum) allows candidates to demonstrate skill-based competencies required by CEC and to qualify for a teaching license in mild/moderate Mental Impairment. All-day supervised teaching in special classes in the public schools required of all students who are completing curriculum for teachers of mentally retarded children. (PR: CI 533 and CI 553)

Pre-req: (CI 533 or CISP 533) and (CI 553 or CISP 553).

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CISP 652 Reading & Spell for Learn Dis3 Credit hours   

An integrated, in-depth study of current LD reading and written language programs as determined by research studies. Tutoring of LD student is required.

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CISP 655 Field Exp: Multi-Categorical3 Credit hours   

Field Experience (Practicum) affords graduate students an opportunity to demonstrate the skill-based competencies required by CEC Standards and to qualify for the multi- categorical teaching license. (PR: CISP 553, 645, and 647)

Pre-req: CISP 645 and CISP 647 and CISP 553.

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CISP 656 Field Experience Non Public3 Credit hours   

Field experience in a non-public setting affords graduate students an opportunity to demonstrate the skill-based competencies required by CEC Standards and to qualify for the multi-categorial teaching license.

Pre-req: CISP 520 and CISP 553 and CISP 645 and CISP 647.

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CISP 660 Grant Writing Sp Ed3 Credit hours   
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CISP 661 Intro Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

An overview of early childhood special education programs including historical events, legislation, the population served, program models and components and current issues and trends.

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CISP 662 Instruct Char of Autism3 Credit hours   

This online course provides information on evidence-based practices used to teach students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The course is the second in a two-course sequence that leads to the WV Autism Teaching Endorsement (PR: CISP 527). A lecture-discussion course, designed to provide students with an understanding of the learning characteristics of autistic children and research-based instructional techniques for teaching and managing behavior. (PR: CI 427 or 527)

Pre-req: CISP 527 or CI 527 or CISP 527E.

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CISP 663 Dev Issue Preschool Hand3 Credit hours   

An examination of the normal development of young children, the interrelated effects of impairment in various areas of development and strategies for intervention.

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CISP 664 Practicum in Autism3 Credit hours   

This course contains two components: A competency-based practicum experience with students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and a seminar with regular discussion and readings on practical issues concerning the education of students with ASD.

Pre-req: CISP 527 or CI 527 and CISP 662 or CI 662.

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CISP 665 Assess Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

An overview of issues in the identification, screening and assessment of young handicapped children, specific assessment techniques for working with families and interdisciplinary teams in the assessment process.

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CISP 666 Curr/Meth Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   

A review of curriculum development and methodology used to teach young children with handicaps. Evaluation techniques, program development and management, adaptation of materials and equipment and program models are presented.

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CISP 673 Field Exp Preschool Sp Ed3 Credit hours   
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CISP 674 Clinical: Preschool Special Ed3 Credit hours   

Clinical Preschool Special Education. 3 hrs. Emphasis on infants and toddlers identified as at-risk or with special needs. Clinical field observations of practitioners (developmental specialists/service coordinator) and service providers are required.

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