Intervention Specialist: Mild/Moderate
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Malone's program equips educators to effectively teach children with mild to moderate educational needs in grades K-12. You'll take courses on developmental characteristics, instructional interventions, classroom management, and special education law. Your coursework also will include preparation for the Ohio Reading endorsement.
A. Foundation Courses (12-14 hours)
- EDUC 503 - Foundations of Social and Cultural Diversity
- EDUC 510 - Techniques of Research
- EDUC 511 - Action Research
- EDUC 624 - Critical Issues in Education
- EDUC 696 - Graduate Research Project
B. Core Courses (27 hours)
- SPED 546 - Theory and Practice of the Teaching of Reading
- SPED 547 - Language Development and Differences
- SPED 554 - Classroom Management and Motivation
- SPED 558 - Characteristics of Learners with Mild/Moderate Educational Needs
- SPED 562 - Interventions for Learners with Mild/Moderate Educational Needs
- SPED 582 - Assessment in Special Education
- SPED 625 - Communication, Collaboration, and Advocacy
- SPED 630 - Practicum in Special Education
- SPED 648 - Advanced Literary Assessment and Intervention
C. Optional Requirements: Reading Endorsement (5 hours)
To meet the requirements for licensure, the candidate must also meet the Ohio reading requirements. This may have been met in the undergraduate program or can be completed by taking the following courses:
If EDUC 696 is taken for only 1 credit, electives may be taken to complete the minimum credits required for this program.