Educational Therapy Practicum


This final course in the Educational Therapy Certificate Program provides an opportunity for the intern to practice all aspects of educational therapy under the supervision of an experienced professional in the field. To arrange your internship, contact UCSC Extension for information.




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ECE: Brain Development in Early Childhood


How does the human brain develop during the first years of life? How can a child learn two or more languages at the same time? How does stress slow brain growth? This course answers those questions, providing parents or teachers of infants, toddlers or preschoolers with the latest research in brain development, demonstrating how this information can enhance parenting and teaching practices. This course will help you appreciate a child's unique qualities and your own strengths, as you work toward long-term success in parenting or teaching.




(4984)

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Psychology of Human Learning


The principles of cognitive, developmental and social psychology, as they apply to the exceptional learner, are examined in this course. Current research is reviewed as it relates to individual differences, the learning process, and theories and problems of learning, including the impact of motivation and intelligence on the special learner. The fundamentals of physical, motor, social and emotional development at critical stages are examined. This course covers the key human learning theories, including classical, social, Piagetian, and information-processing perspectives.




(3536)

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
EDTH.X308.(802) 5/21/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 415 Michaela A De Sapio-Yazar View Enroll

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in the Classroom


The average classroom may include several students who exhibit symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Many educators need to build skills to meet the educational needs of these children. This course provides the tools needed to better understand, identify and evaluate the ADHD student. It addresses school-related problems associated with ADHD. In-depth coverage of practical, effective instructional strategies is offered as well as social skills training activities that can be easily incorporated into the regular curriculum.

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
ECED.X318.(1) 2/22/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 395 Michaela A De Sapio-Yazar View Enroll

Understanding Learning Differences


This course helps professional educators, counselors, educational therapists, and parents understand learning differences. Current theories on neurological processing, attention and memory are presented. Through case studies, discussion, video and lecture, participants learn to identify the signs of autism, Asperger's Syndrome, nonverbal learning disorder, learning disability and attention deficit disorder, as they relate to learning tasks.




(0384)

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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
EDTH.X309.(801) 1/22/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 590 Erin Kathleen Powers View Enroll

Differentiated Learning


Cooperative, small-group learning within a differentiated instruction framework has been linked to high student achievement and the promotion of social cohesion in the classroom. Differentiated instruction provides a student-centered classroom model that addresses the needs of a diverse student body. This course focuses on the benefits of small-group work in the differentiated instruction classroom. It addresses the challenges in creating a productive group dynamic with a diverse student population, and strategies for ensuring the success of small-group work activities.




(30397)

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Principles of Educational Therapy


This course provides an interactive overview of the educational therapist's role, including discussions of ethical practices, state and federal laws related to professional responsibilities and the therapist's limitations. The responsibilities of the therapist, including case management, information gathering, assessment practices, goal setting and intervention strategies are also examined.

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No prerequisites


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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
EDTH.X300.(802) 4/3/2018 12:00 AM ONLINE 590 Michaela A De Sapio-Yazar View Enroll

Educational Assessments I


This course introduces the assessment tools and procedures frequently used in educational therapy settings. In addition to classroom activities, you’ll gain field experience using specific assessment instruments. You’ll have access to a limited number of assessment instruments and will be assisted in your fieldwork placement. Testing is limited to educational assessment tools, which are widely used by educational therapists and do not require authorization to administer (i.e., credentialing as a school psychologist or licensing as a clinical or educational psychologist).

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Techniques of Educational Therapy: Affective, Cognitive and Perceptual Elements


This course explores the fundamental cognitive processes that are necessary for learning to occur at maximum capacity. These include motor, auditory, visual, visual motor integration and verbal processing areas. The course will also include how to increase the functionality of these areas as well as attending skills. The "affect" of learning or how the student feels about himself in terms of academic performance will also be addressed. We review possible scenarios of client experiences and how to support their learning.




(5152)

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EDTH.X303 Educational Assessments I

Educational Therapy: Reading I


This course is an introduction to the theories, issues, strategies and materials related to assessment and instruction of students with reading difficulties. The course emphasizes specific instruction methods and the selection and development of materials that match the diagnosed need of the individual. There is a fieldwork requirement for this course.

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No prerequisites


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Section Start Date Time Location Cost Instructor Name Full Schedule Enroll
EDTH.X301.(1) 1/12/2018 06:00 PM SANTA CLARA 590 Elizabeth Lorraine Powell View Enroll

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