EDPS800
Foundations of Educational Research

Prerequisites: EDPS 459/859 or equivalent or parallel EDPS 859

Description: Purposes and characteristics of research process, selection of research problems in education and social sciences, critical review of published research, research ethics and institutional review, sampling methods, threats to validity in research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS845
Computer-Assisted Research Data Analysis

Prerequisites: One statistics course beyond EDPS 859

Description: Statistical software packages for both mainframe and microcomputers. How to develop and manage data files; how to transfer data files between computers; and principles of data transformation and selection.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS846
Foundations of Health BehaviorCrosslisted with NUTR 846

Description: The epidemiological, developmental and cognitive foundation of health-related behaviors and identifies opportunities for health promotion and education.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS847
Theoretical Models of Health Behavior ChangeCrosslisted with NUTR 847

Description: Application of widely used theoretical models of health behavior change. Specification of behaviors and development and evaluation of theory-based interventions to reduce health-related risks.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS850
Child PsychologyCrosslisted with EDPS 450

Description: Advanced study of the behavior and development of preschool and elementary school children.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS851
Psychology of AdolescenceCrosslisted with EDPS 451

Description: Mental, social, and emotional development of boys and girls during the adolescent period.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS853
Psychological Assessment I

Prerequisites: EDPS 870 or equivalent

Description: Basic assessment and testing skills including "behavioral observation", psychometric issues, intake/diagnostic interviewing, psychological testing, test interpretation feedback, and integrative report writing. Commonly used screening instruments, personality tests, career interest inventories, and symptom-based tests.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 956

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS854
Human Cognition and InstructionCrosslisted with EDPS 454

Description: Cognitive psychology and its applications in instruction. Memory, problem solving, cognitive process in reading, research approaches, and applications to teaching.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS855
Teaching Learners to LearnCrosslisted with EDAD 855, NUTR 855, SPED 855, TEAC 855

Description: Effective teachers facilitate student learning. Facilitating student learning depends on understanding learning principles and on designing instruction that is compatible with learning principles. Instructors can provide learning-compatible instruction that helps students learn more effectively and ultimately teaches them how to learn. Assists teachers to teach in learning-compatible ways and helps them embed within their curriculum a program for teaching learners to learn.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS859
Statistical MethodsCrosslisted with EDPS 459

Description: Computation and interpretation of measures of central position, variability, and correlation; introduction to sampling, probability, and tests of significance.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS860
Applications of Selected Advanced Statistics

Prerequisites: EDPS 859

Description: Variety of parametric and nonparametric analyses, including analysis of variance (completely randomized design and various factorial designs), regression analysis, analysis of covariance, full model stepwise multiple regression, chi square Mann-Whitney U, and Wilcoxon test. Understanding and application of these analyses. Appropriate mainframe and microcomputer statistical packages utilized to assist in the numerical analysis of data.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS863
Introduction to Applied Behavior AnaysisCrosslisted with EDPS 463

Description: Research methods and findings, concepts, and principles of operant conditioning as related to the experimental analysis of human behavioral events and to the development of behavior engineering technologies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS866
Counseling Pre-Practicum

Description: Counseling skills required for basic, entry-level clinical work. Practicing skills, receiving peer/instructor performance feedback, and role-playing clinical situations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS867
Ethical and Professional Practice in School Psychology

Description: Foundations, models, and practices of contemporary school psychology and an exploration of transitions and future developments in the profession. Investigations of the major legal and ethical systems affecting school psychologists and the application of standards for professional practice.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS868
Multicultural Counseling

Prerequisites: EDPS 866 or comparable course or permission

Description: Ethnic subcultures in the US, cross-cultural communication systems, and change strategies. Cultural cues and barriers in counseling, personal assumptions and values, and active experiencing of cultural diversity in the counseling relationship.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS869
Psychopathological Disorders of Childhood and AdolescenceCrosslisted with EDPS 469

Description: Investigation of the genesis, course, classification, and treatment of function and organic pathologies found in children and adolescents.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS870
Introduction to Educational and Psychological MeasurementCrosslisted with EDPS 470

Prerequisites: EDPS 459/859 or equivalent.

Description: Introduction to the construction, evaluation, and ethical use of measurement instruments commonly used in education and psychology. Test construction principles, item analysis, reliability, validity, ethical issues in testing, and evaluation of standardized tests.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 950; EDPS 980

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS871
Human Sexuality and SocietyCrosslisted with CYAF 471, EDPS 471, PSYC 471, SOCI 471, CYAF 871, PSYC 871, SOCI 871

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Open to advanced students planning careers in the professions in which knowledge of human behavior and society is important (e.g., helping professions, medicine, law, ministry, education, etc.).

Description: Interdisciplinary approach to the study of human sexuality in terms of the psychological, social, cultural, anthropological, legal, historical, and physical characteristics of individual sexuality and sex in society.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS878

Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission.

Description: An interdisciplinary analysis of topical issues in Latin American Studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC
Groups:Regional Geography

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS890
Workshop Seminar
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDPS892
Special Topics in EducationCrosslisted with EDAD 892, EDUC 892, SPED 892, TEAC 892, CYAF 892

Prerequisites: EDPS 859 or parallel; EDPS 859 or equivalent

Description: Aspects of education not covered elsewhere in the curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS893N
Workshop SeminarCrosslisted with TEAC 893N, EDAD 893N, SPED 893N
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDPS896
Directed Field ExperienceCrosslisted with EDPS 496

Prerequisites: Permission.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

EDPS897J
Student Teaching: Gifted/TalentedCrosslisted with SPED 897J
Course details
Credit Hours:1-9
Max credits per semester:9
Max credits per degree:15
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1-9

ACE:

EDPS898
Special TopicsCrosslisted with EDPS 498

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Seminar on current issues or topics in educational psychology. Topics vary.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

EDPS899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

EDPS900A
Correlational and Experimental Methods in Educational Research

Prerequisites: EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS 800 or equivalent

Description: Integrated view of correlational and experimental research in education and social sciences. Builds on idea of relationships among variables and concept of casual relationships between variables. Possible research designs in light of these general principles.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS900B
Single-Case Experimental Designs in Educational Research

Description: Philosophical, strategic, and practical issues in conducting experimental research with single-case experimental designs. There is special emphasis on quantifying behavior, arranging and carrying out experimental comparisons, analysis of data, and drawing valid conclusions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS900D
Survey Methods in Educational Research

Prerequisites: EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS 800 or equivalent

Description: Principles and applications of survey research. Use of appropriate sampling techniques and applications of survey methods to the study of relative incidence, distribution, and interrelations of educational, sociological, and psychological variables.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS900J
Historical Methods in Educational ResearchCrosslisted with EDAD 900J

Prerequisites: EDPS 800 or equivalent; EDPS 459/859 or equivalent

Description: Connections in the general study of history to the study of the history of education. Concepts employed in educational historical research and the methods used by historical researchers. The methodology of historical research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS900K
Qualitative Approaches to Educational Research

Prerequisites: EDPS 459/859 or equivalent; EDPS 800 or equivalent

Description: Uses of qualitative research methods in education. The theoretical premises of research using qualitative methods and the application of this information through critique and planning research. Qualitative methods for data collection.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS905
Research and Evaluation Literature on Health PromotionCrosslisted with NUTR 905

Description: Philosophical and empirical review and critique of contemporary literature on school, community, work place and health care-based health promotion and education programs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS921
Creativity and Talent Development

Description: Examination of creative and talented people in various domains and analysis of the psychological, environmental, social, and biological factors that lead to creativity and talent. Implications for self-growth, education, and parenting.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS930
Sociological/Anthropological Research Methods in EducationCrosslisted with CYAF 930, NUTR 930, TEAC 930

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:15
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS930A
Ethnographic MethodsCrosslisted with CYAF 930A, NUTR 930A, TEAC 930A, ANTH 930A

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS930B
Special Topics in Qualitative and/or Quantitative Research MethodsCrosslisted with CYAF 930B, NUTR 930B, TEAC 930B

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:9
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS930D
Discourse Analysis Across School, Home and Community SettingsCrosslisted with CYAF 930D, NUTR 930D, TEAC 930D

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS930E
Introduction to Linguistic Analysis of Classroom InteractionCrosslisted with CYAF 930E, NUTR 930E, TEAC 930E

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS930J
Hermeneutic Traditions in EducationCrosslisted with CYAF 930J, NUTR 930J, TEAC 930J

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS930K
Quantitative Research Traditions in EducationCrosslisted with CYAF 930K, NUTR 930K, TEAC 930K

Description: Empirical and theoretical research into the sociocultural problems and the lived experiences of people across educational, family and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

EDPS935
Seminar in Qualitative ResearchCrosslisted with TEAC 935

Prerequisites: EDUC 900K or permission

Description: Seminar intended for doctoral-level students who have completed an initial qualitative research methodology course and who want to increase their skills in qualitative research. Data collection and analysis strategies and the application of those strategies to research problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS936
Mixed Methods Research

Prerequisites: EDUC 800 or equivalent, and EDUC 900K

Description: EDPS 936 is for students already familiar with quantitative and qualitative research. An introduction to mixed methods research as a distinct methodology in social science research Topics include the value and use of this approach, philosophical assumptions, various types of design, and approaches to designing and conducting mixed methods research.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS941
Intermediate Statistics: Experimental MethodsCrosslisted with SRAM 941

Prerequisites: EDPS 859

Description: Computation, interpretation, and application of analysis of variance techniques, including factorial and mixed model designs. Computer and microcomputer software accessed.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS942
Intermediate Statistics: Correlational MethodsCrosslisted with SRAM 942

Prerequisites: EDPS 859 or equivalent

Description: Various correlational-based statistical procedures presented, including linear and nonlinear regression, multiple regression, statistical control, analysis of interactions, the general linear model, factor analysis, and discriminant analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS948
Multicultural Issues in School Psychological Service Delivery

Description: Current issues related to psycho-educational service delivery to children and families from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Integrating research and field experiences to provide students with skills to develop, implement, and deliver culturally sensitive and effective school psychological services.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS949
Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy with Children and Adolescents

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Cognitive and behavioral techniques. Theoretical issues, application and evaluation of major empirically-validated therapeutic treatments that represent best practices in child and adolescent therapy.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS950
Intellectual Assessment

Prerequisites: or coreq: EDPS 859, 870, and permission

Description: Formal evaluative methods for the investigation of children's learning difficulties, including supervised practicum in administration, scoring, and interpretation of individually administered tests of cognitive abilities.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

EDPS951
Academic and Behavioral Assessment

Prerequisites: EDPS 950 and permission

Description: Advanced study of the theory and practice in the assessment of educational and psychological problems of children and youth to include assessment of systems that impact on the behavior of children and youth. Assessment techniques include environmental observation, interviewing, standardized assessment procedures for academic skills, adaptive behavior, social and emotional problems, curriculum based assessment, and functional analysis and assessment. Ecological-behavioral basis of assessment is explored. A complete psychological and educational evaluation is conducted in a school or other relevant setting.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

EDPS952
Systems of Consultation in School Psychology

Prerequisites: EDPS 863

Description: Intensive analysis of the theory and practice of various systems of mental health consultation in the schools with special emphasis and practicum with mental health service models other than conventional clinical, psychometric, and direct psychoeducational remediation models.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS953
Psychological Assessment II

Prerequisites: EDPS 853 or equivalent

Description: Advanced assessment and testing skills. Selection, administration and interpretation of a battery of psychological tests and integration and synthesis of relevant test and non-test data into an accessible report writing format. Development of effective consultation and test interpretation feedback skills.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 956

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

EDPS954
School Mental Health and Behavior InterventionsCrosslisted with SPED 954

Description: Understanding of models for the delivery of mental health services in schools; and plan and deliver psychosocial interventions in school settings. Evidence-based interventions delivered at the classroom and school-wide levels emphasized with a three-tiered prevention model of service delivery appropriate for culturally and linguistically diverse students.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS955
Child Therapy

Prerequisites: EDPS 949

Description: Advanced practicum course that facilitates students' scholarly acquisition of principles and concepts relevant to conducting therapy, and provides opportunities for practical integration of knowledge and skills essential to conducting individual, group, and family psychotherapy. Students acquire competencies in developing, implementing and evaluating interventions by conducting therapy sessions, observing sessions, exchanging feedback with peers, and receiving supervision.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

EDPS956
Projective Psychological Assessment

Prerequisites: EDPS 853, and EDPS 953

Permission may be granted by Instructor to take Psychological Assessment II after Projective Psychological Assessment.

Description: The primary goal of this course is to assist doctoral students in developing their ability to utilize projective assessment techniques to integrate information from a variety of sources about a person (an adult or older adolescent) into an integrated, useful psychological report. The broad array of data will include not only the results of formal tests (e.g., the Rorschach), but also personal and family history, and behavioral observations.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

EDPS958A
Internship in School Psychology

Description: Full-time supervised practice of school psychology in the facilities of public or private schools or educational service agencies.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

EDPS958B
Practicum in School Psychology Consultation Techniques

Prerequisites: EDPS 863, 952, 997D or equivalent, and permission

Description: Practicum experience in ecological/behavioral, mental health, and organizational consultation techniques within a school or related setting. Supplemented by individual and small group supervisory/feedback sessions each week.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:8
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

EDPS960
Advanced Cognitive Psychology in Education

Prerequisites: Prior graduate coursework in cognitive or developmental psychology required

Description: Critical study of the non-Piagetean research literature and theory focusing on higher mental processes in humans through the lifespan. Key course topics include current memory models, encoding and retrieval processes, cognitive load theory, problem solving and critical thinking as well as theories of transfer and expertise development. The effects of self-regulatory processes, social contexts, and beliefs on cognition and learning also are important course emphases.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS961
Cognitive Development

Prerequisites: EDPS 850 or 851 and permission

Description: Critical examination of theories and research on cognitive development throughout the lifespan, including Piagetean and alternative perspectives.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS962
Research Literature in Personality and Social Development

Prerequisites: EDPS 850 or 851 and permission

Description: Critical examination of the concepts and principles derived from the study of personality and social development with special emphasis on the research literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS963
Developmental Psychobiology

Prerequisites: EDPS 850 or 851 and permission

Description: Biological foundations of human psychological development, including anatomical, physiological, and evolutionary considerations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS964
Counseling Theories and Intervention Techniques

Prerequisites: EDPS 866

Parallel: EDPS 997A and permission of counseling area.

Description: Overview of theoretical approaches to counseling. Close examination of selected theories and intervention procedures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS965A
Group Counseling: Social Psychological Aspects

Prerequisites: EDPS 866

Parallel: EDPS 964 and 997A.

Description: Develops student competencies in analyzing organizational contexts, designing group counseling experiences, and evaluating group experiences.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS966
Psychology of Learning

Prerequisites: EDPS 854 and 870

Description: Theories of learning and experimental investigation in the field of animal and human behavior and their application to the classroom.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS967
Psychology of Motivation in Education

Prerequisites: Graduate standing; EDPS 854

Description: Psychiology of Motivation focuses on understanding and impacting students' motivation to learn. Theories discussed in this class are applicable to a wide array of achievement settings (e.g., math, science, writing, health education) as well as more general motivational concerns (e.g., studying, addiction, video games). Content covered includes drive theory, behaviorism as motivation, achievement motivation, goal theory, self-determination theory, social cognitive theory, and ecological theories of motivation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS968
Gender and Counseling Psychology

Prerequisites: Admitted as a graduate student in the Counseling Psychology program

Description: The major purpose of this course is for students to learn about gender issues within the field of counseling psychology from a multicultural and feminist perspective and to gain the essential knowledge and techniques in working with gender issues in diverse settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS969
Nonparametric Statistical Methods

Prerequisites: EDPS 859 or equivalent

Description: Presentation of statistical procedures that do not require fundamental assumptions about the distribution property of the variables to be analyzed. Chi Square tests, rank tests of location (Wilcoxen, Mann Whitney, Kruskal-Wallis, Friedman), tests of goodness of fit (Chi Square, Kolmogorov-Smirnoff), tests of randomness (Runs).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS970
Theory and Methods of Educational MeasurementCrosslisted with SRAM 970

Prerequisites: EDPS 859 and 870; EDPS/SRAM 941; or equivalent

Description: Presentation of various measurement theories and concepts, including classical true-score theory, reliability and validity, test construction, item response theory, test equating, test bias, and criterion-referenced tests.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS971
Structural Equation ModelingCrosslisted with SRAM 971

Prerequisites: EDPS/SRAM 942 and 970; or equivalent

Description: Introduction to the techniques of path analysis, confirmatory factor analysis, and structural equation modeling with emphasis on the set-up and interpretation of different models using the LISREL program. Model testing and evaluation, goodness-of-fit indices, violations of assumptions, specification searches, and power analyses.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS972
Multivariate AnalysisCrosslisted with SRAM 972

Prerequisites: EDPS/SRAM 941 and 942

Description: Techniques of multivariate analyses, including multivariate analysis of variance and covariance, multivariate multiple regression, multigroup discriminant analysis, canonical analysis, repeated measures (Multivariate model), and time series. Mathematical models presented and analyzed. Instruction complemented by appropriate statistical software packages.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 980

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS973A
Evaluation Theory and Practice

Description: Theories and strategies of evaluation examined within the context of society at large and educational and human service programs in particular. Key evaluation models examined as they relate to judgments and decisions about programs. Methodological, social, and political issues in evaluation which pertain equally to an educational program or a human service agency.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

EDPS973B
Evaluation Practicum

Prerequisites: EDPS 973A or permission

Description: Actual supervised evaluation of a program or project.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

ACE:

EDPS974
Guidance and Counseling in Schools

Description: Survey of elementary, middle and secondary school comprehensive models of guidance. Ingredients of effective helping relationships with students in schools. Analysis of school violence, risk assessment models, multicultural influences, prevention models, and guidance roles of teachers/administrators.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS975
Occupations and Vocational Psychology

Description: Evaluation and uses of occupational and educational information; job analysis; psychological and behavioral attributes relating to work and life-styles; occupational taxonomies; career-development theories; impact of accelerating changes on personal and social planning; investigations of value-oriented expectations as sources of work satisfaction and dissatisfaction; critical assessment of the concept of vocational choice. For counselors and educators.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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EDPS976
Advanced Counseling Psychology I: Counseling Theory and Practice

Prerequisites: Doctoral level counseling students and others by permission

Description: Counseling methodology in relationship to personality theory and research. Consideration of various theories and research in relation to counseling practice.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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EDPS977
Seminar in College Student DevelopmentCrosslisted with EDAD 980

Description: Current knowledge, theories, and practices, and related issues in the area of college student development.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

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EDPS978
Advanced Counseling Psychology II: Research in Counseling

Prerequisites: EDPS 976; EDUC 900A and either EDUC 900B or 900K

Description: Research strategies appropriate for counseling psychology. Identification of researchable problem and completion of research proposal including literature review, design, and proposed data analysis procedures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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EDPS979
Introduction to Student Affairs

Description: Current professional issues related to the organization and administration of student personnel within higher education. Exploration of research literature, some field experiences, and in-depth examination of special topics.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-3

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EDPS980
Item Response Theory

Prerequisites: EDPS 870 and 972; or permission.

Description: Principles of item response theory (IRT) and its application to a variety of issues in educational and psychological measurement. Theoretical foundations of IRT discussed along with its assumptions and varied applications. Experience using IRT calibration and scoring computer software.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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EDPS981
School Practice in School Psychology

Prerequisites: permission of course instructor

Description: Supervised practice in local school districts related to academic, social, behavioral and emotional disorders of children and adolescents.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:8
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

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EDPS982
Clinical Practice in School Psychology

Prerequisites: permission of course instructor

Description: Supervised clinical practice related to academic, social, behavioral and emotional disorders of children and adolescents. Parent and family treatment and behavior interventions emphasized.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:16
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

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EDPS983
Community Practice in School Psychology

Prerequisites: Doctoral standing in professional psychology program and permission

Description: Supervised clinical experience working with children, adolescents and families in a variety of school and community settings.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:16
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:2-4

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EDPS984
Ethics and Ethical Decision Making in Counseling and Education

Description: Ethical principles in the practice of counseling. Application of ethical guidelines and development of ethical decision-making models relevant to school and mental health contents.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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EDPS985
Couple and Family Counseling

Prerequisites: EDPS 866 or equivalent

Description: Couple and family systems and change strategies. Active, brief forms of couple and family counseling and enrichment formats.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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EDPS987
Developmental Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality in Counseling

Description: Issues related to gender and sexuality in the process of counseling and psychotherapy. Developmental issues related to gender differences, gender bias, gender identity, gender discrimination, and gender-based disorders. Feminist and affirmative therapy techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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EDPS989
Psychology of Reading and WritingCrosslisted with TEAC 989

Prerequisites: Prior graduate coursework in literacy or cognitive psychology required

This course combines two earlier courses, Psychology of Reading, EDPS 989 (cross listed with TEAC 989) and Seminar in Educational Psychology (Psychology of Writing, EDPS, 991)

Description: Study of the research literature on cognitive and motivational processes involved in reading and writing. Readings and classroom discussion will focus on theories and models of reading and writing. Specific topics include the roles of component processes of literacy such as attention, perception, memory, and problem solving, as well as studies of self-regulatory and social influences on literacy development and performance. Literacy research and models are examined at all levels of reading and writing, from early acquisition through high-level reading and writing expertise, as well as with respect to changes in literacy activities tied to new technologies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS991
Seminar in Educational Psychology and Measurements

Prerequisites: Permission

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

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EDPS993
Workshop Seminar
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

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EDPS995
Doctoral Seminar

Prerequisites: Permission

EDPS 995 is intended primarily for EDPS doctoral students, although non-doctoral graduate students may be admitted with special permission of the instructor. Students are immersed in outcome-based scholarly activities with a faculty mentor.

Description: Working on either an individualized or small group basis, students develop, execute and report one or more projects addressing the interaction between research and practice.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:18
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS996A
Research Other Than Thesis

Description: Independent operational research under faculty supervision.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDPS996B
Readings in Educational Psychology

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Readings on selected problems in educational psychology.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

EDPS997A
Practicum in Counseling

Prerequisites: Masters admission in educational psychology or permission of counseling area, EDPS 866

Parallel: EDPS 964.

Description: Supervised laboratory clinic-based experiences in counseling.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

ACE:

EDPS997B
Field Placement in Counseling

Prerequisites: EDPS 997A

Description: Supervised field experiences in school counseling, college student personnel, and community social service agencies.

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

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EDPS997E
Practicum in Counselor Supervision and Consultation

Prerequisites: EDPS 997G or equivalent

Description: Supervised counseling supervision and consultation experience emphasizing process methods and evaluation.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

EDPS997G
Advanced Practicum in Counseling

Prerequisites: EDPS 997A and permission

Description: Supervised counseling experience in university, schools, and community agencies.

This course is a prerequisite for: EDPS 997E

Course details
Credit Hours:2-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2-4

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EDPS997J
Advanced Practicum in Gifted EducationCrosslisted with SPED 997J

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Advanced practicum in the education of the gifted/talented child. Psychodiagnostic procedures; theory and research; and program organization, operation, and evaluation in a field setting.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

EDPS997K
Supervision in School Psychology

Prerequisites: Doctoral standing in professional psychology program and permission

Description: Supervised experience in supervising graduate students in practicum settings. Refinement of consultation, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment skills.

Course details
Credit Hours:3-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:8
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3-4

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EDPS999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

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