Current Issues in Special Education and Behavior Analysis
Students will be able to analyze current issues in education and behavior analysis in terms of scientific evidences. Students will demonstrate through written assignments, their understanding of current issues. Students identify a research topic that is relevant to the current issues and that will add to the knowledge-base of education and behavior analysis.
Students will design, conduct, write, and defend a comprehensive manuscript based upon original research. Students prepare and orally defend a written thesis based upon research in current issues in education and/or behavior analysis.
Students will demonstrate knowledge and use of evidence-based and effective educational practices to improve academic learning, teach social/behavioral skills. Adherence to discipline ethical system. Special Educators adhere to the CEC ethical principles and Behavior Analysts adhere to the BACB ethical code.
Leadership and Collaboration
Students will knowledge of effective leadership skills to work collaboratively with school professionals, paraprofessionals, and families of children who are at risk or have disabilities.