Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
417 Emmet St SCharlottesville, Virginia 22903
This course explores the meaning and concepts associated with the field of emotional and behavioral disabilities, including the psychological and behavioral characteristics of individuals with emotional and behavioral disabilities. Topics include specific causes, assessment, and treatment of emotional and behavioral disabilities. Educational, psychological, historical, and medical implications are addressed.
Examination of principles and applications of behavior analysis in education settings. Students learn fundamental concepts of human behavior as well as procedures for managing classroom behavior and routines for establishing positive learning environments.
This course explores the use of instructional and assistive technology to enhance student progress and participation in academic areas. Theory, evaluation strategies, and what technology use looks like in reading, writing, mathematics, and everyday communication will be discussed.