Course Details

  • This course will meet in person on campus on Mondays from 4–9 p.m.
  • 6 weeks | July 8 to August 18, 2024
  • 3 credits | $2,289
  • Last day to register: May 21, 2024
  • Prerequisite(s)/Restriction(s): Completion of a bachelor's degree. Course applies to M.Ed. in Special Education.

Course Overview

This course explores supportive, preventative, and proactive approaches to addressing the social and academic behaviors of students with disabilities and other diverse populations. Strategies for developing a positive classroom climate to support social and emotional development, including trauma and anxiety, will be central to the learning of the course. A variety of approaches, including the connection between communication & behavior, identifying contributing factors to challenging behavior, FBA, and behavior support plans will be explored. 

Additional Information

Please check Canvas for required pre-course assignments. Please look for communication from your instructor with more detailed information in advance of the course! 

About the Instructor

Moon Chung

Assistant Professor of Education
Chung’s graduate work and postdoctoral fellowship focused on interventions to enhance communication skills of children with disabilities. For the past two years she has worked on Project Family IMPACT (Individualization, Mobility, Poverty, Adversity, Culture, and Trauma) at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, conducting methodologically rigorous research about families of individuals with disabilities with the goal of preparing teachers and providers to forge strong relationships with families.

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