Early Childhood Statewide University Courses

Edgewood College
University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire
University of Wisconsin - Madison
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh
University of Wisconsin - River Falls
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
University of Wisconsin - Stout
University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Edgewood College

Edgewood College - Online Courses - Spring 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
Ed 377 Section 2 Topics in Early Childhood _ _ _ _

CONTACT INFORMATION
Faculty:
Browning, Ellen - ebrowning@edgewood.edu - (608) 663-2204;
Holub, Tom - tholub@edgewood.edu - (608) 663-2303;
Sauer, Rachel - rsauer@edgewood.edu - (608) 663-8344.

University Website: http://www.edgewood.edu/
Admissions Website: http://www.edgewood.edu/menu/admissions.htm
Special Admissions: http://www.edgewood.edu/students/nondegree/
Graduate Admissions: http://www.edgewood.edu/students/graduate/

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

None available at this time.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Faculty: Franks, David - franksdj@uwec.edu - (715) 836-5740;
King, Thomas W. - kingtw@uwec.edu - (715) 836-3980

University Website: http://www.uwec.edu/home/
Admissions Website: http://www.uwec.edu/admissions/
Special Admissions: http://www.uwec.edu/admissions/nontrad.htm
Graduate Admissions: http://www.uwec.edu/admissions/grad.htm

University of Wisconsin - Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison - Campus-Based Courses - Spring 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
230-501 Young Children with Disabilities and Their Families: A Focus on Specific Disabilities
This course is designed to provide students with strengths-based approaches to working with young children who have low-incidence disabilities and their families. Course content will emphasize effective, culturally competent, family-centered practices using an interdisciplinary teaming model. Stories based on real situations will serve as the foundation for course presentations, discussion, activities and assignments. The stories will provide information about specific disabilities, offer insights into experiences encountered by families and providers, and create opportunities for discussions about evidence-based interventions and processes. At least Jr. standing is required.
Thursdays, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Human Development and Family Studies Amy Fruchtman, Lynn Havemann, and Linda Tuchman 3 U, Jr. standing required

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - Campus-Based Courses - Spring 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
570 Assessment and Curriculum in Special Education:Primary
Third in a series of three assessment and curriculum courses. Designed for teachers serving primary children with disabilities and their families.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: jr st; ExcEduc 569(P); 681(C); 649(C).
630 Survey Early Childhood Intervention: Young Children with Special Needs, Families.
Introduction to etiology, historic background, current service provisions, and issues and trends as related to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities and their families.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: ExcEduc 300(P) or 600(P); jr st & admis to School of Educ or grad st.
652 Developmental Evaluation of Young Children with Disabilities
The major functions of assessment used by Early Childhood Special Educators.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: jr st, ExcEduc 651(P)
681 Literacy II
Organizing and implementing literacy instruction. Addressing the individual strengths and needs in communication of students with disabilities.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: ExcEduc 680(P); admis to the Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.(P)
300 The Exceptional Individual
An introduction to etiology, historic background, current service provisions, and issues and trends related to individuals with learning, sensory, behavioral, or physical handicapping conditions.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U
Prereq: none
301 (539) American Sign Language
This course will introduce basic American Sign Language structure and study of deaf culture. Basic fingerspelling principles are also introduced.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: none
302 (540) American Sign Language II
This course will continue skills in American Sign Language, fingerspelling and the study of deaf culture.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: ExcEduc 301(539)(P), or cons instr
303 (423) American Sign Language III
Focus is on the development of intermediate level skills in American Sign Language, its structure and study of deaf culture.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: ExcEduc 302(540)(P) or cons instr.
304 (428) American Sign Language IV
Focus on the continuing development of intermediate level skills in American Sign Language, its structure and the study of deaf culture.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: ExcEduc 303(423)(P) or cons instr.
305 American Sign Language V
Advanced American Sign Language focusing on classifiers, fingerspelling, numeric techniques and grammar.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: ExcEduc 304(428)(P).
306 (428) American Sign Language VI
Advanced American Sign Language focusing on register, colloquialisms, storytelling and poetry.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: ExcEduc 305(P).
605 Child, Learner, Disabilities
Perspectives on disability; learning characteristics associated with disabilities; historical, legal and philosophical foundations; child mentoring and advocacy linked with a family-based practicum.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Counts as repeat of ExcEduc 530 and 531. Prereq: admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr.
662(731) Collaborative Strategies
Provides the teacher with techniques that will assist in establishing relationships with other professionals, parents, and community agencies.
Exceptional Education _ 3 U/G
Prereq: jr st; ExcEduc 300(P), 600(P), or 605(P); admis to Post-Bac Cert prog or cons instr
754 Psychopathology of Childhood and Adolescence
Mental and behavioral disorders of children and adolescents and their implications for the social work profession, including assessment, intervention and prevention issues.
Exceptional Education _ 3 G
Prereq: grad st; Soc Wrk 705
764 Human Services System
Analysis of human services delivery mechanisms in the U.S. and the role of social workers as they relate to issues of social control; poverty and social functioning.
Exceptional Education _ 2 G
Prereq: grad st.
771 Development of the Family Over the Life Span
The family as a social system as it engages in various developmental tasks throughout the life cycle and in interaction with the social context; social work implications of relevant theories and research.
Exceptional Education _ 3 G
Prereq: grad st.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Faculty:
Xu, Yaoying - xu@uwm.edu - (414) 967-9883;
McLean, Mary - mmclean@uwm.edu - (414) 229-2213;
Edyburn, Dave - edyburn@uwm.edu - (414) 229-4821;
Garay, Suzette - sgaray@uwm.edu - (414) 229-5746;
Hains, Ann - annhains@uwm.edu - (414) 229-4321;
Herdrich, Patricia - herdrich@uwm.edu

University Website: http://www.uwm.edu/
Admissions Website: http://www.uwm.edu/UWM/Admissions/
Special Admissions: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/DES/OARSS/
Graduate Admissions: http://www.uwm.edu/Dept/Grad_Sch/academic/


University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

UW-Oshkosh Campus-Based Courses - Fall 2005

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
SPED 413 Assessment and Curriculum for Young Children with Disabilities: Ages Three to Eight Years Department: Special Education SPED Ling Tsao 3 U/G
Elementary Education 711 Early Childhood Education

Designed to study the major early childhood theories and programs in the field and the various types of families and children served by these programs. The course will focus on analysis of teaching practices, current trends, and decision-making in early childhood education. Students will engage in action research connecting the theory to the practice. Students will participate in professional /advocacy activities both for personal and professional growth for the benefit of children and families.
http://www.coehs.uwosh.edu/courses/index.php
SPED Wineberg, Lenore 3 U/G

CONTACT INFORMATION

Faculty:
Ling Tsao (tsaol@uwosh.edu) - (920) 424-2389

University Website: http://www.uwosh.edu
Admissions Website: http://admissions.uwosh.edu
Graduate Admissions: http://www.uwosh.edu/grad_school

University of Wisconsin - River Falls

UW-River Falls Online Courses - Fall 2005

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
TED 712 Developmental in Early Childhood

In this online course, participants will explore the basic aspects of child development and child study as well as encouraging critical thinking on early childhood topics. It is designed to provide an understanding of the interrelatedness of the theories of child development, and an understanding of important factors that affect the young child’s development. Emphasis lies in observational, recording and evaluation techniques of the young child’s individual development and reflection on meeting the needs of young children in diverse circumstances.
http://www.uwrf.edu/college-of-education/handbooks/welcome.htm
Teacher Education Gay Ward 3 G

CONTACT INFORMATION
Faculty:
Ward, Gay- gayle.ward@uwrf.edu - (715) 425-0601;

University Website: http://www.uwrf.edu

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

UW-Stevens Point Online Courses - Fall 2005

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
EDUC 790 Alternate Assessment

This online course will emphasize assessment and evaluation strategies excluding standardized tools.  Topics will include implementation of state mandates and procedures, design of alternate measures based on content taught in public schools, and formulation of observation and informal measures. 
http://www.uwsp.edu/Education/Graduate/EdGradCourses.asp
Education _ _ _

UW-Stevens Point Campus-based Courses - Winterim 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
EDUC 366 Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Preschool Children with Disabilities and Their Families
Develop skills in assessment procedures and intervention strategies to use with preschool children (3-5 years) having at-risk situations and/or disabilities; in cooperating with family members and related services professionals.  Includes field experience. 
Education Patricia Caro 3 _

UW-Stevens Point Campus-based Courses - Spring 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
EDUC 366 Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Preschool Children with Disabilities and Their Families
Develop skills in assessment procedures and intervention strategies to use with preschool children (3-5 years) having at-risk situations and/or disabilities; in cooperating with family members and related services professionals.  Includes field experience. 
Education Patricia Caro _ _
EDUC 567 Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Children with Disabilities in the Primary Grades and Their Families
Develop skills in assessment procedures and intervention strategies to use with children ages 5-8 years experiencing Kindergarten and primary curricula, early academic skills, and social/behavioral areas; in cooperation with family members and related services professionals.  Field experience required. 
Education Patricia Caro _ _

UW-Stevens Point Campus-based Courses - Summer 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
EDUC 367 Assessment and Intervention Strategies for Children with Disabilities in the Primary Grades and Their Families
Develop skills in assessment procedures and intervention strategies to use with children ages 5-8 years experiencing Kindergarten and primary curricula, early academic skills, and social/behavioral areas; in cooperation with family members and related services professionals. Field experience required. 
Education Patricia Caro _ _
EDUC 778 Education 778 Parent, Home, and Agency Involvement in Educating Children and Youth with Disabilities
Develop understanding of familial needs, behaviors and perspectives for all family members; cite resources/intervention to be applied to families having a child with a disability; learn interaction and communication techniques to use with family and community agencies. 
Education Patricia Caro _ _

CONTACT INFORMATION

Faculty:
Dr. Caro, Patty - pcaro@uwsp.edu - (715) 346-3248

University Website: http://www.uwsp.edu/
Admissions Website: http://www.uwsp.edu/admissions/
Special Admissions: http://www.uwsp.edu/admissions/specials.htm
Graduate Admissions: http://www.uwsp.edu/admissions/gradapp.htm

University of Wisconsin - Stout


UW-Stout Campus-Based Courses - Fall 2005

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
ECE-413 Language Arts and Emergent Reading I: _ Staff 3 U/G
ECE-307 DAP: Preschool _ Staff 3 U/G
ECE-303 DAP: Infants/Toddlers _ Staff 3 U/G
ECE-435 Children Families, Schools and Communities _ Staff 3 U/G
SPED 310/510 Meth./Mat./Curr. For the Exceptional Child _ Nyland, Ruth 3 U/G

UW-Stout Campus-Based Courses - Spring 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
SPED 315/515 Early Childhood Special Education Programming _ Nyland, Ruth 3 Pre req SPED 305 & 310

UW-Stout Campus-Based Courses - Summer 2006

Course Number Course Name Department Instructor Number of Credits Course Level (Under/Grad/Spec)
SPED 305/505 Introduction to Early Childhood Special Education _ Nyland, Ruth 2 No Pre req
SPED 320/520 Early Childhood Special Education Assessment _ Nyland, Ruth 2 Pre req SPED 305 & 310 & 315

CONTACT INFORMATION

Faculty:
Ruth Nyland - nylandr@uwstout.edu - (715) 232-1310
Amy Schlieve - schlievea@uwstout.edu - (715) 232-1332

University Website: http://www.uwstout.edu/
Admissions Website: http://www.uwstout.edu/admissions/
Special Admissions: http://www.uwstout.edu/solutions/ces/
Graduate Admissions: http://www.uwstout.edu/grbulletin/

University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

None available at this time.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Faculty:
DeVore, Simone - devores@uww.edu - (262) 472-5808.
Note: Contact the Continuing Education & Summer Session office at (262) 472-1100 or (800) 621-5376 for the timetable on this course.

University Website: http://www.uww.edu/
Admissions Website: http://www.uww.edu/admissions/
Continuing Education: http://www.uww.edu/conteduc
Graduate Admissions: http://www.uww.edu/gradstudies/gradstudies.htm