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1. EDU 5026.01/Literacy in the Content Areas-Online

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/2/2020 to 1/17/2020

Learn to integrate literacy with English, Social Studies, Science, Mathematics and The Arts so that students can effectively construct meaning from informational texts. Teachers develop strategies based on current theory and practice to teach comprehension, vocabulary and study skills. Students acquire an integrated and balanced approach for improving literacy at the elementary, middle and high school levels. This course runs from Jan. 2 through Jan. 17, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

2. EDU 5032.01/Collaboration and Consultation in Inclusive Settings-Online

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/2/2020 to 1/17/2020

The online course will examine the need for collaboration between teachers of children with both typical and special education needs. Students will become knowledgeable of state and federal laws which establish special education services (NCLB) as well as accommodations for those individuals who require instructional modifications and do not clearly fit into one of the IDEA classifications (section 504). They will become familiar with the characteristics of the major disability areas identified by law and the modifications of instruction and classroom setting necessary to meet the individual's needs. This will include those practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration which have been shown to be effective in the collaborative setting. Classroom management needs and individualization of instruction of children in the inclusive setting will be addressed with emphasis placed upon the importance of using positive behavioral supports. This course runs Jan. 2 through Jan. 17, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

3. EDU 5371.03/Technology in Special Education

Location: Rockland BOCES (NY, NY)

Dates: 1/2/2020 to 1/17/2020

This 2 credit course is intended to facilitate an understanding of how assistive technologies are used as well as how they function. The emphasis of this course is on determining appropriate technology supports that can be used to increase functioning of school age children with disabilities. The course covers the range of AT supports for children with learning disabilities in the areas of reading, writing, and spelling; access for children with physical disabilities; strategies for children with sensory impairments, and communication options for children with communication disorders. Additionally, we will discuss the legal mandates and funding issues pertaining to Assistive Technology. This course will require additional online hours. Required Texts: "What Really Works With Universal Design for Learning", by Corwin https://us.corwin.com/en-us/nam/what-really-works-with-universal-design-for-learning/book261998, and "Assistive Technologies in Special Education" 3rd Edition, Publisher Prufrock Press https://www.prufrock.com/Assistive-Technology-in-Special-Education-Resources-to-Support-Literacy-Communication-and-Learning-Differences-3rd-ed-P3123.aspx. Additional 7 hours online coursework will be required. This course is open to matriculated students only. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credit.

4. EDU 5001.01/Apply Multisensory Phonics

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 1/4/2020 to 1/14/2020

Understanding the sounds, symbols, and structure of the English Language are fundamental components of providing effective literacy instruction. This course is designed to introduce the principles of phonics, including the origins of the English Language, morphology, phonemes, syllable types, common spelling patterns and an introduction to multisensory teaching. Students in this class will use their newfound knowledge about phonics to plan lessons, as well as assess and evaluate student work. This course is open to matriculated students only. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credit.

5. EDU 5000.03/Foundations of Education

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/8/2020

This online introductory course provides an overview of the field of American education. It investigates major issues, which have affected learning and teaching in the U.S. Through active class involvement, the learning/teaching dyad, its social, political, economic antecedents and possible consequences are analyzed. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 21 through May 8, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

6. EDU 5374.02/Curiculum and Methods Grades 5-12 General

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/8/2020

Explore curriculum approaches, teaching and assessment strategies, classroom management, and other critical issues in teaching at the middle childhood and adolescence levels. Become familiar with the ways in which middle and high schools function, both within their buildings and within their broader communities. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 21 through May 8, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

7. EDU 5490.01/Literacy Development in Grades 5-12

Location: Online (online, ny)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/8/2020

This online course prepares specialists to work collaboratively with content area and grade level teachers in grades 7-12. The content includes the analysis of the language demands of texts, the skills needed to read texts with advanced language and to identify and implement strategies to enable grade 7-12 students to meet those demands. Differentiation of instruction and the collaborative process are significant parts of the course. Field experience required. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Only start and end dates are listed, please follow the dates listed on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

8. EDU 5108.01/Childhood Science Methods

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/5/2020

Learn process skills and content for elementary science programs. Participate in direct, hands-on experiences as well as lecture and discussion. Develop a science unit. This course runs from Jan. 21 through May 5, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

9. EDU 5480.01/Literacy Methods Early Childhood

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/8/2020

This on campus course will allow students to acquire the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to guide the literacy development of young children. They will explore the developmental influences on preschool learning and examine the role of language in supporting literacy development and consider research-based early literacy activities and methods such as book reading, writing activities using invented spelling, storytelling, as well as other activities that foster phonemic awareness, print concepts, phonics skills, vocabulary development, and comprehension. Students will examine methods and materials to support literacy development. They will also consider the role of families in supporting the literacy development of young children. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Only start and end dates are listed. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course.

10. EDU 5613.01/Writing and Thinking 5-12

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 4/28/2020

This on campus hybrid course offers the opportunity to develop an understanding of current research related to the teaching of writing and to apply the writing process in teaching writing in the middle or secondary classroom, including topic selection, drafting, conferencing, revising, editing, and publishing. Other topics include responding to and assessing student writing; writing in various genres and about various subjects; motivating students to write; sharing model texts for writers craft as read alouds, including multicultural texts; management of writing workshops; and, consideration of sociocultural and gender perspectives. Additional online hours required. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates listed on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

11. EDU 5112.01/Childhood Social Studies Methods

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/5/2020

This on campus course will focus on the integration of elementary school social studies and fine arts in an interdisciplinary teaching context. This course runs from Jan. 21 through May 5, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

12. EDU 5377.01/Science Methods Grades 5-12

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/5/2020

Explore approaches to assessment, curriculum planning and instruction at the middle childhood and adolescence levels for Science education. Learn to use technology (including assistive technology) as well as a broad range of teaching methods and materials that will allow middle childhood and adolescent students within the full range of abilities to master the learning standards for Science. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 21 through May 5, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

13. EDU 5407.01/English Curriculum and Methodology in Middle Childhood/Adolescence

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 4/28/2020

This on campus hybrid course will explore approaches to assessment, curriculum planning and instruction at the middle childhood and adolescence levels for English education. Learn to use technology (including assistive technology) as well as a broad range of teaching methods and materials that will allow middle childhood and adolescent students within the full range of abilities to master the learning standards for English. Field experience required. Additional online hours required. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates listed on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

14. EDU 5411.01/Social Studies Curriculum and Management

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/8/2020

This on campus course will explore approaches to assessment, curriculum planning and instruction at the middle childhood and adolescence levels for Social Studies education. Learn to use technology (including assistive technology) as well as a broad range of teaching methods and materials that will allow middle childhood and adolescent students within the full range of abilities to master the learning standards for Social Studies. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 23 through May 7, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

15. EDU 5460.01/Integrated Curriculum for Early Childhood Education II

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/21/2020 to 5/5/2020

Based upon current child development theories and principles, this course will examine methodology and resources applicable to teaching in the infant, toddler and early childhood classroom. Focus will be on the study, design and evaluation of developmentally appropriate curriculum in the areas of social studies, expressive arts, physical education, safety and health and ways in which these areas may be integrated with other areas of the curriculum. Emphasis will include fostering skills of inquiry, problem-solving and creative thinking in young children through discovery and play. Students will do classroom observations, create and execute lesson plans, develop curriculum units and conduct case studies for practical application of concepts and principles. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 21 through May 5, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

16. EDU 5083.02/Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/22/2020 to 5/6/2020

This on campus course is designed to provide an intensive study of the assessment process as it relates to the special education teacher. Students will learn the purpose of assessment, measurement concepts and technical adequacy and experience how to administer and interpret test data. Students will explore ways to communicate assessment information and assessment issues related to I.D.E.A. The focus will be on a combination of formal and informal assessment strategies. Teacher candidates will prepare a final report dealing with a comprehensive assessment to include the creation of an I.E.P. for a student with a disability. As part of a formative process, the required portfolio will be reviewed as part of the course. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 22 through May 6, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

17. EDU 5550.01/Research Seminar in Special Education and Literacy

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/22/2020 to 5/6/2020

This on campus course should be taken near the end of the teacher-candidates sequence of courses as it draws upon a broad understanding of disability, laws that govern the education of children with special educational needs and instructional strategies. The course participant will be required to expand upon their current level of knowledge by investigating literature reviews of contemporary data to develop either a research project or develop a grant that would enhance the quality of instruction and life, for individuals with disabilities. Ethical considerations with regard to research and education of vulnerable populations will be emphasized. The purpose of the course is also to make students more aware of their social responsibility and the need to continue as life long learners in working with individuals where current strategies for intervention are constantly emerging. This course is for fully matriculated students only. This course runs from Jan. 22 through May 6, 2020. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

18. EDU 5088.02/Introduction to Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/22/2020 to 5/6/2020

This on campus course will provide an introduction to the field of learning disabilities and behavior disorders for classroom teachers in both regular and special education at the Early Childhood, Childhood, and Adolescent levels. We will identify the social, emotional, and learning characteristics of children having been identified with behavior disorders, neurological impairment, and learning disabilities. A developmental focus, involving both biological and experiential underpinnings of the disorders will further be discussed in order to understand the multiplicity of factors which give rise to the problems children manifest. As a result of the high co-morbidity (co-occurrence) of problems of perception, language, attention, and motivation, and behavior, these will be identified when they relate to the specific disorders. They will not be covered as specific disorders in themselves. In addition, we will consider effective instructional methods for these students as well as relevant behavioral interventions. Goals and objectives, as well as the instructional strategies employed in teaching will be incorporated in the individual education plans (IEP/IFSP) for individuals demonstrating these problems. The importance of developing collaborative relationships with parents and family members for enhancing student learning and addressing students? exceptional needs will be a significant component of the course. This course runs from Jan. 22 through May 6, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

19. EDU 5550.02/Research Seminar in Special Education and Literacy

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/22/2020 to 5/6/2020

This on campus course should be taken near the end of the teacher-candidates sequence of courses as it draws upon a broad understanding of disability, laws that govern the education of children with special educational needs and instructional strategies. The course participant will be required to expand upon their current level of knowledge by investigating literature reviews of contemporary data to develop either a research project or develop a grant that would enhance the quality of instruction and life, for individuals with disabilities. Ethical considerations with regard to research and education of vulnerable populations will be emphasized. The purpose of the course is also to make students more aware of their social responsibility and the need to continue as life long learners in working with individuals where current strategies for intervention are constantly emerging. This course is for fully matriculated students only. This course runs from Jan. 22 through May 6, 2020. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

20. EDU 5108.02/Childhood Science Methods

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/23/2020 to 5/7/2020

In this on campus course you will learn process skills and content for elementary science programs. Participate in direct, hands-on experiences as well as lecture and discussion. Develop a science unit. This course runs from Jan. 23 through May 7, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

21. EDU 5298.01/Early Childhood Inclusive Strategies

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/23/2020 to 5/7/2020

This on campus course will explore historical antecedents to early childhood education and trace their influences on contemporary inclusive classrooms. This course will examine instructional programs and practices to include classroom management techniques, designed to provide a challenging learning environment to children with diverse learning characteristics. The course will address the special needs of ELLs and children from different cultural settings. Collaborative models will be discussed. An Individual Family Service Plan will be designed. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 23 through May 7, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

22. EDU 5550.03/Research Seminar in Special Education and Literacy

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/23/2020 to 5/7/2020

This on campus course should be taken near the end of the teacher-candidates sequence of courses as it draws upon a broad understanding of disability, laws that govern the education of children with special educational needs and instructional strategies. The course participant will be required to expand upon their current level of knowledge by investigating literature reviews of contemporary data to develop either a research project or develop a grant that would enhance the quality of instruction and life, for individuals with disabilities. Ethical considerations with regard to research and education of vulnerable populations will be emphasized. The purpose of the course is also to make students more aware of their social responsibility and the need to continue as life long learners in working with individuals where current strategies for intervention are constantly emerging. This course is for fully matriculated students only. This course runs from Jan. 23 through May 7, 2020. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

23. EDU 5083.01/Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavior Problems

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/23/2020 to 5/7/2020

This on campus course is designed to provide an intensive study of the assessment process as it relates to the special education teacher. Students will learn the purpose of assessment, measurement concepts and technical adequacy and experience how to administer and interpret test data. Students will explore ways to communicate assessment information and assessment issues related to I.D.E.A. The focus will be on a combination of formal and informal assessment strategies. Teacher candidates will prepare a final report dealing with a comprehensive assessment to include the creation of an I.E.P. for a student with a disability. As part of a formative process, the required portfolio will be reviewed as part of the course. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 23 through May 7, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

24. EDU 5573.01/Autism Spectrum Disorder

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/23/2020 to 5/7/2020

The focus of this on campus course is to develop an understanding of autism spectrum disorders as well as other low incidence disabilities and acquiring effective pre-academic, academic and social interventions to help students learn and participate fully in the classroom. The course provides an overview of autism spectrum disorders, from early childhood through the school age years, the identification and etiology , and best practices in programs and services for students identified with ASD's, as well as other low incidence disabilities. This course runs from Jan. 23 through May 7, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

25. EDU 5032.02/Collaboration and Consultation in Inclusive Settings

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/25/2020 to 2/29/2020

The on campus course will examine the need for collaboration between teachers of children with both typical and special education needs. Students will become knowledgeable of state and federal laws which establish special education services (NCLB) as well as accommodations for those individuals who require instructional modifications and do not clearly fit into one of the IDEA classifications (section 504). They will become familiar with the characteristics of the major disability areas identified by law and the modifications of instruction and classroom setting necessary to meet the individual's needs. This will include those practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration which have been shown to be effective in the collaborative setting. Classroom management needs and individualization of instruction of children in the inclusive setting will be addressed with emphasis placed upon the importance of using positive behavioral supports. This course runs from Jan. 25 through May 7, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

26. EDU 5000.01/Foundations of Education

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 5/4/2020

This on campus introductory course provides an overview of the field of American education. It investigates major issues, which have affected learning and teaching in the U.S. Through active class involvement, the learning/teaching dyad, its social, political, economic antecedents and possible consequences are analyzed. Field experience required. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred. This course runs from Jan. 27 through May 4, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

27. EDU 5402.01/Language, Literacy, and Culture B-6 - Hybrid

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 4/27/2020

This on campus course will introduce candidates to a sociocultural perspective of language acquisition and development and will examine ways in which oral language ability supports learning. This class will consider the social and cultural dimensions of literacy practices among diverse students. Specifically, this course will focus on the practices of students of different abilities and students from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This course runs from Jan. 27 through May 4, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

28. EDU 5406.01/Language, Literacy, and Culture 5-12 - Hybrid

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 4/27/2020

This course will introduce candidates to a sociocultural perspective of language acquisition and development and will examine ways in which oral language ability supports learning. This class will consider the social and cultural dimensions of literacy practices among diverse students. Specifically, this course will focus on the practices of students of different abilities and students from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. This course runs from Jan. 27 through May 4, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

29. EDU 5032.01/Collaboration and Consultation in Inclusive Settings

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 5/4/2020

The on campus course will examine the need for collaboration between teachers of children with both typical and special education needs. Students will become knowledgeable of state and federal laws which establish special education services (NCLB) as well as accommodations for those individuals who require instructional modifications and do not clearly fit into one of the IDEA classifications (section 504). They will become familiar with the characteristics of the major disability areas identified by law and the modifications of instruction and classroom setting necessary to meet the individual's needs. This will include those practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration which have been shown to be effective in the collaborative setting. Classroom management needs and individualization of instruction of children in the inclusive setting will be addressed with emphasis placed upon the importance of using positive behavioral supports. This course runs from Jan. 27 through May 4, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

30. EDU 5380.01/Curriculum, Management, and Assessment-On Campus

Location: Manhattanville College (Purchase, NY)

Dates: 1/27/2020 to 5/4/2020

This on campus course will explore ways for childhood educators to develop curricula, plan and implement instruction within the full range of students' abilities in a role as an apprentice in a school setting. Develop methods for assessing student learning. Examine the application of research as a method for gathering data, planning and assessment toward instruction improvement and student performance. Field experience required. This course runs from Jan. 27 through May 4, 2020. If you would like to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Please follow the dates on webadvisor for this course. Additional college tuition and fees will be incurred.

31. EDU 5083.03/Assessment of Students with Learning and Behavior Problems-Rockland

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 1/30/2020 to 5/14/2020

This course examines the construction, use, and interpretation of clinical and educational measurements used to assess learning. The course familiarizes students with the foundations of multidisciplinary assessment used to determine eligibility for special education services. Basic descriptive statistics, prescriptive teaching and the diagnostic-remediation process are examined with emphasis on individual assessment. Components of functional assessment, alternate assessments, and classroom assessment are incorporated. Required Textbook: "Assessment in Special Education: A Practical Approach", 4th ed., by Pierangelo, R. & Giuliani, G., 2009, Boston: Allyn and Bacon. Requires 15 hours observation. If you plan to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits.

32. EDU 5108.03/Childhood Science-Rockland

Location: Haverstraw Elementary School (Haverstraw, Ne)

Dates: 2/3/2020 to 4/6/2020

This course provides students with the theories and methods of teaching, learning and assessing science and technology in elementary school. It is both practical and theoretical and holds the belief that all teaching methods and practices are rooted in theory. Building on this foundation, students will engage in dialogue, investigation, analysis, and reflection in order to gain a deeper understanding of the nature of science, scientific inquiry and how to develop an elementary school science curriculum. Students are expected to refresh their content knowledge in the physical and biological sciences. This course will also address the move towards Next Generation Science Standards and Practices. Required Texts: Bass, J.E., Contant, T.L. & Carin, A.A. (2009). "Teaching Science as Inquiry", Boston: Pearson. If you plan to take this course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering for current details to availability. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Snowdate if necessary will be April 27, 2020.

33. EDU 5380.02/Curriculum, Management, and Assessment-Rockland

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/4/2020 to 4/7/2020

This course explores the way childhood educators develop curricula, and implement instruction within a full range of students' interests, motivations and capabilities. It focuses on evaluation of existing curricula, including emerging trends and issues; educational assessment of students; formation and implementation of educational, instructional and behavioral goals; and the creation of positive learning environments. This exploration will include examining and experiencing the relationship between your beliefs and philosophies as a teacher and the choices you make regarding curriculum development, effective instruction, and assessment. If you plan to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Snow date will be April 21, 2020.

34. EDU 5402.02/Language, Literacy, and Culture B-6-Rockland

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/4/2020 to 4/7/2020

This course will examine language development and its relationship to the development of reading and writing stratgeies, skills, and dispositions for students. This course will introduce students to a sociocultural persepctive of language acquisition and development, and the ways in which oral language ability supports learning. The influence of culture on language and literacy development will be examined and students will participate in engagements designed to be "associational bridges" (Gee, 2002) that potentially span Discourses. The class format will include lecture, discussion, and student-led presentations. Students will be evaluated on class participation and several assignments and presentations. The course is supported by a BlackBoard page which features links to the materials related to the class, including electronic copies of the syllabus and in-class handouts, links to BB and other websites, and an electronic discussion board as well as course email. We will use this course management tool extensively. Required Texts: "Social linguistics and literacies: Ideology in Discourses" 5th Edition. New York: Routledge, by Gee, J. P. (2015). ISBN; 978-1138853867 and "Con Respeto: Bridging the distance between culturally diverse families and schools", New York: Teachers College Press, by Valdez, G. (1996). ISBN: 978-0807735268. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Snowdate if needed will be April 21, 2020.

35. EDU 5406.02/Language, Literacy, and Culture 5-12-Rockland

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/4/2020 to 4/7/2020

This course will examine language development and its relationship to the development of reading and writing stratgeies, skills, and dispositions for students. This course will introduce students to a sociocultural persepctive of language acquisition and development, and the ways in which oral language ability supports learning. The influence of culture on language and literacy development will be examined and students will participate in engagements designed to be "associational bridges" (Gee, 2002) that potentially span Discourses. The class format will include lecture, discussion, and student-led presentations. Students will be evaluated on class participation and several assignments and presentations. The course is supported by a BlackBoard page which features links to the materials related to the class, including electronic copies of the syllabus and in-class handouts, links to BB and other websites, and an electronic discussion board as well as course email. We will use this course management tool extensively. Required Texts: "Social linguistics and literacies: Ideology in Discourses"5th Edition. New York: Routledge, by Gee, J. P. (2015). ISBN; 978-1138853867 and "Con Respeto: Bridging the distance between culturally diverse families and schools", New York: Teachers College Press, by Valdez, G. (1996). ISBN: 978-0807735268. If you plan to take this for graduate credit and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Snowdate if needed will be April 21, 2020.

36. EDU 5460.02/Integrated Curriculum for Early Childhood Education II-Rockland

Location: North Rockland High School (North Rockland HS, )

Dates: 2/5/2020 to 4/22/2020

Based upon current child development theories and principles, this course will examine methodology and resources applicable to teaching in the infant, toddler, and early childhood classroom. Focus will be on the study, design and evaluation of developmentally appropriate curriculum in the areas of social studies, expressive arts, physical education, safety and health ways in which these areas may be integrated with other areas of the curriculum. Emphasis will include fostering skills of the inquiry, problem-solving and creative thinking in young children through discovery and play. Students will do classroom observations, create and execute lesson plans develop curriculum units and conduct case studies for practical application of concepts and principles. Required Texts: "Early Childhood Education" K., Garcia-Nevarez, A., Roundtree Henderson, W., and Valero- Kerrick A. (2014), Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Ltd. and "Social Studies for Young Children: Preschool and Primary Curriculum Anchor" , by Mindes, Gayle (2014), Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Ed. If you plan to take this graduate course and are not a matriculated Manhattanville student, please contact Joleen Murray at 845-499-0851 before registering. Additional college tuition will be incurred for graduate credits. Snow date is April 29, 2020.