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Stephanie Morano

Assistant Professor of Education
Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Curry School of Education
Office location and address
Ruffner Hall 174
405 Emmet St S
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Education
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 2017
M.S., The City University of New York, 2009
B.A., Montclair State University, 2006
EDIS 3020: The Exceptional Learner
Credits: 3
An introduction to the study of exceptional children & adults. Focuses on extending principles of learning and intellectual, socio-cultural, emotional, and physical development to persons with disabilities, as well as the gifted, autism, traumatic brain injury, ADD, and ADHD. Information on medical conditions which influence learning and development. Credit is not given for both EDIS 3020 and 5000. Master of Teaching students must take EDIS 5000
EDIS 4060: Mathematics Instruction for Special Education
Credits: 3
Teaches special education teachers the Virginia Mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL) K-12 content strands: Number and Number Sense; Computation and Estimation; Measurement; Geometry: Probability and Statistics; and Patterns, Functions, and Algebra. This course also focuses on the mathematical adaptations through Problem Solving, Reasoning and Proof, Mathematical Communication, Mathematical Connections, and Representation.
EDIS 4887: Field Experience: Special Education
Credits: 1
Extensive experience in observing classrooms and in practice teaching using various instructional strategies. Classroom placements are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for the approved licensure program in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education Program.
EDIS 4995: Directed Research
Credits: 1–6
Directed Research under supervision of faculty member.
EDIS 5000: The Exceptional Learner
Credits: 3
An intensive introduction to the study of exceptional children and adults. Focuses on extending principles of learning and intellectual, socio-cultural, emotional, and physical development to persons with disabilities, as well as the gifted, autism, traumatic brain injury, ADD, and ADHD. Information on medical conditions which influence learning and development is also provided. Credit is not given for both EDIS 3020 and 5000.
EDIS 5060: Math Instruction for Special Education
Credits: 3
Teaches special education preservice teachers the Virginia Mathematics Standards of Learning (SOL) K-12 content strands: Number and Number Sense; Computation and Estimation; Measurement; Geometry: Probability and Statistics; and Patterns, Functions, and Algebra. This course also focuses on the mathematical adaptations through Problem Solving, Reasoning and Proof, Mathematical Communication, Mathematical Connections, and Representation.
EDIS 5320: Mathematics in the Elementary School
Credits: 3
Designed to teach elementary preservice teachers the Virginia Mathematics Standards of Learning content strands: Number and Number Sense; Computation and Estimation; Measurement; Geometry; Probability and Statistics; Patterns, Functions, and Algebra. This course also focuses on the processes for planning, instructing, and assessing mathematics understanding -- Problem solving, reasoning, and proof, mathematical communication, mathematical connections, and respresentation. Restricted to elementary education, ECDR.
EDIS 5877: Seminar: Teaching Internship - Special Education
Credits: 3
Designed to accompany the teaching internship (i.e., student teaching). Focuses on special issues and concerns that grow out of that experience, including classroom management, parent-teacher conferences, and school-community relations. Seminar sections are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for approved licensure programs in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
EDIS 5887: Teaching Internship: Special Education
Credits: 3–12
A required student teaching internship for pre-service teachers, this full-semester experience is supervised by clinical instructors from the public schools and university supervisors. Course sections are aligned with specific program/endorsement areas and meet the guidelines for the approved licensure program in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education Program
EDIS 5993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Independent Study
EDIS 9993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–6
Under close guidance of a faculty member, students work on an area of particular interest that cannot be met by a regularly scheduled course. A plan of study should be signed by the faculty sponsor and filed in the student's permanent file in the Office of Student Affairs. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
EDIS 9998: Doctoral Research Apprenticeship
Credits: 3–12
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisites: Advisor Permission Required
EDIS 9999: Doctoral Dissertation
Credits: 3–12
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.