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EDPSY 304 Learning and Teaching in our Changing World: Insights from Experience and Research (5) I&S
Human learning in the educational setting. Cognition, development, learning, motivation, affective processes, and socialization. Emphasis on skills in influencing classroom learning and discipline. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Kendall Becherer

EDPSY 402 Child Development and Learning (5) I&S
Uses readings, discussions, naturalistic observations, and "virtual" children to understand the different ways children develop - physically, cognitively, social-emotionally, in language and literacy, and in approaches to learning - during early childhood, the interplay between each of these domains and the environmental context, and the theories about the developmental mechanisms underlying these changes.

EDPSY 405 Adolescents and Media: Challenges in the 21st Century Classroom (3) I&S Cohen, Harvey
Encourages students to consider classrooms of the future while reflecting on their own classroom experiences. Examines adolescents' informal use of media today, some of the ways media can affect young people, and the implications of these effects in a classroom setting.

EDPSY 420 Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders: Social Power in School and Workplace (4) I&S, DIV
Examines theories and research on bullying, revenge, and bystander behavior in classrooms and workplaces. Identifies the social-cognitive, emotional, and ethical correlates of bullying, and social processes that empower or deter it. Presents and evaluates practical interventions at the organization, peer group, and individual level. Prerequisite: either EDPSY 402, PSYCH 206, PSYCH 245, PSYCH 306, or PSYCH 345. Offered: W.

EDPSY 431 Strategies for Classroom Research and Evaluation (5)
Techniques and strategies for the design and implementation of studies of classroom instruction. Directed toward classroom teachers as consumers of instructional research and as evaluators in their own classrooms. Credit/no-credit only.

EDPSY 447 Principles of Guidance (3)
Study of guidance programs in elementary and secondary schools. Attention is given to the roles of specialists with emphasis on the role of the classroom teacher in school guidance programs. Designed for teachers, administrators, and prospective teachers.

EDPSY 449 Laboratory in Educational Psychology (2-6, max. 6)
Special studies for counselors, teachers, administrators, and others concerned with student personnel and psychological services in schools and colleges. Focuses on special topics that have either local or contemporary significance.

EDPSY 471 Educational Neuropsychology (5) NW Berninger
Covers brain systems underlying normal development and academic learning: sensory and motor, language, cognitive, social emotional, and executive-functions for self-regulation alone and interaction with the physical and social worlds in and out of school. Recommended: prior course on learning.
Instructor Course Description: Virginia Wise Berninger

EDPSY 472 Teaching Reading, Writing, and Math with Brain in Mind (5) I&S Berninger
Students learn evidence-based guiding principles for designing and implementing instruction with brain in mind (developing mental worlds through other -regulated and self-regulated interactions with external physical and social environments that are multi-culturally sensitive and support learning that creates reading, writing, and math brains). Prerequisite: EDPSY 471. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 490 Basic Educational Statistics (3) NW, QSR Li
Measures of central tendency and variability, point and interval estimation, linear correlation, hypothesis testing. Offered: AWSpS.
Instructor Course Description: Robert D Abbott

EDPSY 491 Intermediate Educational Statistics (3) QSR Abbott, Sanders
Covers intermediate-level concepts in analysis of variance and regression methods. Emphasizes understanding appropriate use of methods, conducting analyses using software, and correctly interpreting statistical results. Includes SPSS/PASW software instruction. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490. Offered: W.

EDPSY 495 Introduction to Educational Measurement (3) QSR Taylor
Practical understanding of test reliability, validity, and derived scores as they apply to external educational assessments; concepts of criterion and norm-referenced testing; review of group administered norm-referenced and criterion-referenced tests and/or testing programs; test interpretation; issues and ethics in large scale assessment. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Min Li

EDPSY 499 Undergraduate Research (*)
Students developing studies under this rubric should be advised that a report or a paper setting forth the results of their investigations should be regarded as a basic part of the program. Offered: AWSpS.

EDPSY 500 Field Study I (1, max. 3)
Individual study of an educational problem in the field under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite: approved plan of study and permission of the instructor must be filed in the Office of Educational Psychology in the College of Education. Offered: AWSpS.

EDPSY 501 Human Learning and Educational Practice (3) Bransford, McCutchen
Systematic examination of current research about human learning in educational settings, including the study of behavioral, information processing, social construction, and the developmental perspectives on learning. Offered: AWSpS.
Instructor Course Description: Jodi Newman Leslie R. Herrenkohl Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 502 Developmental Foundations of Early Learning (3) Herrenkohl
Perceptual-motor, language, and overall cognitive development in children from birth through primary-school age. Emphasis on Piagetian and Vygotskian approaches to development with a special focus on the connections between learning and development. Field-based course projects may be required. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or permission. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Leslie R. Herrenkohl

EDPSY 503 Theories of Intelligence (3)
Reading and discussion of theoretical and research papers from the extensive literature on Piagetian, psychometric, and information processing conceptions of intelligence. A historical approach to the topic is followed by analysis of current writings on intelligence and its measurement. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 and graduate status in education or psychology. Credit/no-credit only.

EDPSY 505 Field Study II (1, max. 3) Cook, Grady
Individual study of an educational problem in the field under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite: approved plan of study and permission of the instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.

EDPSY 506 Instructional Theory (3)
Sources, current state, and utility of prescriptive instructional theories with emphasis upon theories having a potential for guiding the design of instruction. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Philip L Bell

EDPSY 507 Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic: Educational Assessment and Consultation (5) Cook
Students administer and interpret tests of reading, writing, arithmetic, and related developmental skills; integrate test, observational, interview, and portfolio information in staffings and written reports; and consult with teachers regarding educational interventions. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the school psychology specialization and permission of instructor. Offered: A.

EDPSY 508 Advanced Practicum in Supervision (2-6, max. 20) Bohlander, Grady
Practicum in supervising counseling, group counseling, diagnostic activities, and remedial academic therapy. Prerequisite: advanced graduate standing in school psychology. Offered: AWSp.

EDPSY 509 Educational Issues in Human Development (5)
Human development theories and models. Educational implications of theory, methodology, and application. Current research complements the historical antecedents of current practice. Age range covered varies as function of current issues in professional literature. Prerequisite: 15 credits in educational psychology or psychology.

EDPSY 510 Cognition in the Context of the School Curriculum (3) Bell, McCutchen
Contemporary issues and trends in human learning, with a focus on reasoning within subject-matter areas such as mathematics, history, and science. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 511 Seminar in Applied Educational Psychology (1, max. 6)
Designed for graduate students in educational psychology. Applications of theoretical constructs to particular problems encountered in school counseling, practice.

EDPSY 512 Classroom Assessment Strategies (3) Taylor
Development and evaluation of traditional, observational, essay, performance-based, portfolio assessments and grading models as they are used in classroom assessment; some review of current research on classroom-based assessment; classroom assessment ethics. Prerequsite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Catherine S. Taylor

EDPSY 513 Instrument Development (3) Taylor
Instrument development techniques including construct development, test and item specifications, item writing, planning for reliability and validity studies; ethics in test administration and interpretation. Intended for doctoral or master's students to develop instruments for their own research. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Catherine S. Taylor

EDPSY 518 Assessment and Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities (3) Valencia
Techniques for individual assessment of students with reading difficulties (K-12) including formal assessment using standard assessment tools and informal diagnostic teaching. Appropriate for classroom teachers, reading specialists, and school psychologists. Includes conducting and analyzing case studies. Prerequisite: EDC&I 460, EDC&I 462, other reading courses, or permission of instructor.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 519 Vulnerable Children and Families in Comparative Perspective: Psychosocial Development Processes (3) Jegatheesan
Research and theory examining the effects of disability, poverty, trauma, and immigration and its impact on child development across cultures, effective interventions in educational and non-educational settings, and the consequences of critical issues in the context of psycho-social and development processes in different cultural and international contexts. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 520 Psychology of Reading (3) McCutchen
Reviews current empirical research on cognitive processes in reading, including word and sub-word processes, syntax and comprehension, reading and perception, word recognition, concept development, and meaning in reading, psychology of reading interests, and skills. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent. Credit/no-credit only.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 521 Psychology of Writing (3) McCutchen
Examines writing as a cognitive process and reviews current empirical research on writing, emphasizing primarily studies from a psychological perspective. Explores both developmental differences and individual differences in writing skills, together with instructional implications. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent. Credit/no-credit only.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 522 Teaching Reading, Writing, and Math with Brain in Mind (5) Berninger
Students learn evidence-based guiding principles for designing and implementing instruction with brain in mind (developing mental worlds through other -regulated and self-regulated interactions with external physical and social environments that are multi-culturally sensitive and support learning that creates reading, writing, and math brains). Prerequisite: EDPSY 471, EDPSY 577, or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Virginia Wise Berninger

EDPSY 523 Foundations of Ethnographic Research (3) Jegatheesan
Exploration of the main components of ethnographic endeavor. Students conduct ethnographic research including field entry, observing, listening, data analysis, and writing; typical issues and quandaries encountered in carrying fieldwork in a variety of settings, ethical issues, comprehension, intrusion, and access, experience and empathy, and power dynamics, and predicament.

EDPSY 524 Problem Solving and Critical Thinking in Education (3)
Study of the classic and contemporary research literature concerned with human problem solving and critical thinking with emphasis upon applications to educational practice and further research. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 525 Creativity and Education (3)
Study of the classic and contemporary research literature about creativity with emphasis upon applications to educational practice, evaluation of strategies to promote creativity in the schools, and further research. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 526 Seminar on Metacognition (3) Nolan
Students read and discuss theoretical and research papers from the extensive literature on metacognition. Focuses on defining the concept of metacognition, establishing its range of applicability to educational matters, and becoming familiar with excellent examples of metacognitive research. Prerequisite: graduate status in education or psychology and permission of instructor.
Instructor Course Description: Susan B. Nolen

EDPSY 527 Transfer of Teaching (3) Bransford
Students read and discuss a representative sample of theoretical and research papers from extensive literature on teaching to promote transfer of what students learn to non-teaching environments. Historical approach to the topic is followed by analysis of current writings on transfer. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 and graduate status in education or psychology. Credit/no-credit only.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 528 Achievement Motivation in Education (3) Nolan
Critical review of current research and major theories of achievement motivation in schools and other educational settings. Emphasis on the relationship of theories to the contexts and practice of education. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or permission of instructor.
Instructor Course Description: Susan B. Nolen

EDPSY 530 Vygotsky's Socio-Cultural Approach to Mind (5) Herrenkohl
Critical reading and discussion of the work of L.S. Vygotsky as well as contemporary psychologists and educators who have investigated cognition in social context. Discusses the implications of these approaches for the design of learning environments. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501. Credit/no-credit only.

EDPSY 531 Socialization of School-Age Children (3)
Study of personal social development and behavior from preschool ages through adolescence. Developmental theory and research are reviewed on the socialization influences of parents and peers and on such topics as aggression, emotional regulation, and social cognition. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.

EDPSY 532 Adolescence and Youth (3)
Developmental processes and patterns examined with major theoretical and current research themes from behavioral sciences as applied to middle school and senior high students. Educational issues, social problems associated with adolescence in Western culture. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.

EDPSY 533 Current Research in Adolescence (3)
Contemporary trends and patterns of adolescent research are examined with emphasis upon theoretical foundations, contrasting methodologies, and implications for further research. Exemplary studies and integrative reviews of research on adolescence are featured. Prerequisite: EDPSY 532 and EDPSY 591 or equivalents.

EDPSY 534 School Problems of Adolescence (3)
Study of the classic, contemporary, and emerging school problems of school age youth with emphasis upon problem solving strategies for educators and associated youth service personnel. Includes problems of academic achievement, interpersonal relations, and social deviancy in the schools. Prerequisite: EDPSY 532 or equivalent.

EDPSY 535 Education and the Highly Capable Learner (3)
Examination of major issues and problems in study and nurturance of highly capable children and youth in the educational setting. Emphasis placed on contributions of theory and research to educational problem solving for multiple aspects of advanced human capacity. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Nancy Hertzog Susan B. Nolen

EDPSY 536 Immigrant and Indigenous Children: Social Context of Learning (3) Jegatheesan
Focuses on the broad context of family, school, and society of immigrant and indigenous young children in the United States. Introduces the complex interplay of socio-cultural and psychological factors that impact these children's learning.

EDPSY 537 Teaching and Learning Science with Indigenous Students (3)

EDPSY 540 School Psychological Assessment (5) Jones
Study of assessment of human intelligence with supervised training in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of individual intelligence tests with emphasis on Stanford-Binet and Wechsler scales. Prerequisite: graduate standing in the school psychology specialization and permission of instructor. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Janine Jones Min Li

EDPSY 541 Group Tests in Counseling (5)
Emphasis on the utilization of objective measures in counseling. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 542 Career Development (3)
Emphasis on vocational development theory and research. Psychological, social, and economic determinants of vocational development and choice are examined as a basis for vocational counseling. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.
Instructor Course Description: James J. Mazza

EDPSY 543 Facilitating Career Development (3)
Theory and practice in exploring self-identified strengths, interests, resources, and other considerations when developing career plans. Emphasizes career development in the schools. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Jerald R. Forster

EDPSY 544 Counseling (4) Mazza
Emphasis on the theory and practice of counseling. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or permission of instructor. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Jerald R. Forster

EDPSY 545 Prepracticum (3)
Competency-based skills training for beginning counseling and school psychology students. Attending, listening, focusing, and intervening behaviors for use with adults and children. Introduction to theories of helping. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or permission of instructor. Offered: A.

EDPSY 546 Counseling Practicum (3-5, max. 20) Mazza
Supervised practice in counseling. Prerequisite: EDPSY 545 or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: James J. Mazza

EDPSY 548 Educational Implications of Personality Theory (5) Brown
Study of personality development and personality theories with continuous attention to the meaning of these in educational practice, testing, and counseling. Prerequisite: 15 credits of psychology or educational psychology. Offered: A.

EDPSY 549 Seminar in Consultation Methods (3) Mazza
Theory and practice of process consultation in educational settings. Field practice in teams with clients. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or permission of instructor. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: James J. Mazza

EDPSY 550 Family Counseling (3) Jones
Introduction to family counseling theory and practice, emphasizing family dynamics and communication analysis. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or permission of instructor. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Janine Jones

EDPSY 551 Group and Behavioral Intervention (3) Cook
Introduction to competency-based skills for beginning school psychology students. Includes basic processes of group management skills with children including group process in social skills training, problem-solving techniques, behavioral principles, and parent training. Prerequisite: EDPSY 545 or course in counseling techniques or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 552 Multicultural Issues in School Counseling and School Psychology (3)
Examination of multicultural issues as they relate to the delivery of services provided by school counselors and school psychologists. Theoretical and applied aspects emphasized and case study format utilized. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Jamila Brown

EDPSY 553 School Psychology Services with Special Populations (3)
Examines current issues in working with youth in special populations, as well as intervention strategies to help these students within the mainstream school environment. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.

EDPSY 554 Response to Intervention for Behavioral Assessment, Consultation, and Intervention (3) Cook
Teaches the RTI framework and provides instruction on how to conduct assessment, consultation, and evaluation intervention program effectiveness using both a direct service delivery model as well as an indirect model (consultation). Offered: A.

EDPSY 555 Seminar in Counseling Specialty (1-2, max. 6)
Oriented toward the role of a counselor as a professional worker. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: ASp.
Instructor Course Description: Jerald R. Forster

EDPSY 556 Applied Social Psychology: Implications for Education (3) Cunningham, Mazza
Provides students with the knowledge and understanding of how social psychology is applied within school settings and how it can be used to help develop effective strategies for psychological services. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.

EDPSY 557 Tier III Interventions for School Psychologists (3) Cook, Mazza
Provides school psychology students with a milt-tier framework in working with challenging students in schools. Provides explicit instruction on functional behavioral assessment, including content and training in how to work with youth who are at-risk or have engaged in self-harming and/or suicidal behavior. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 560 Advanced Practicum in Personality Assessment (3) Jones
Designed for doctoral-level school psychologists to learn advanced personality assessment for diagnosis of emotional and behavior disorders. Prerequisite: EDPSY 540; EDPSY 564. Open to doctoral students only.

EDPSY 561 Group Process Laboratory (3)
Explores the theoretical concepts of group process with a special emphasis in how to conduct group process in school and agency settings.

EDPSY 562 Group Counseling in Schools (3)
Provides students with the opportunity to co-facilitate groups in elementary, middle, and secondary schools, supplemented by weekly didactic presentations of counseling and guidance models. Prerequisite: EDPSY 561 or permission of instructor. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Jerald R. Forster

EDPSY 564 Practicum in School Psychology (1-6, max. 20) Cunningham, Jones
Practicum in assessment and consultation, emphasizing diagnosis of behavior and learning disabilities, and focusing on techniques acquired in EDPSY 507 and EDPSY 540. Prerequisite: EDPSY 540; EDPSY 545. Offered: W.

EDPSY 565 Advanced Practicum in Assessment and Cognitive Therapy with High Risk Students with E/BD (2, max. 20) Bohlander
Designed for doctoral level school psychologists to learn advanced assessment and cognitive therapy techniques in working with students with E/BD under the supervision of a licensed psychologist during a three-quarter sequence. Prerequisite: EDPSY 544, EDPSY 546 or equivalent and advanced graduate standing in the school psychology program.

EDPSY 566 Case Study Seminar (1-6, max. 20) Cunningham
Integrating theoretical concepts with practice/service issues. Cases selected for discussion represent a wide range of problems found in schools. Activities include group supervision and peer review. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology. Offered: AWSp.

EDPSY 568 Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics (3) Provenzano
Professional ethics codes and cases, history of counseling or school psychology, legal problems, credentialing issues, conditions of practice, continuing education, publishing, and presenting research papers. Prerequisite: graduate standing in College of Education or permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.

EDPSY 569 Seminar in Counseling Psychology Research (2)
Methodological and professional issues related to research in counseling and psychological services. Counseling psychology research literature with focus on content and methods. Prerequisite: EDPSY 591 or equivalent.

EDPSY 570 Introduction to School Psychology (2, max. 20) Mazza
Current issues in professional psychology practice and research. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: Virginia Wise Berninger

EDPSY 571 Educating Individuals with Biologically Based Disabilities (5) Berninger
Reviews the history of neural science and its interdisciplinary roots, brain imaging methods and web resources, basic terminology and concepts for microscopic and larger neurological structures, functions, organizing principles and chemical bases, with focus on application to diagnosing and teaching students with developmental, learning, psychiatric, neurological, and medical disorders. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or instructor permission. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 572 Social-Emotional Assessment (3) Mazza
Techniques in social-emotional assessment of school-aged children. Diagnostic systems including DSM IV presented in conjunction with assessment techniques. Emphasis on integrative method for understanding social emotional assessment batteries and reliability and validity of their test score interpretation. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or permission of instructor. Offered: A.
Instructor Course Description: James J. Mazza

EDPSY 573 Psychological Assessment of Preschool Children (5)
Students learn to give and interpret tests of intellectual development to assess language, play, and social/emotional functioning, and to write psychological assessment reports for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology and permission of instructor. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Erin Olson Susan B. Nolen

EDPSY 575 Structural Equation Modeling (3) Abbott
Theory and data analysis using linear structural equation models. Application to data in educational research. Prerequisite: EDPSY 594 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Robert D Abbott

EDPSY 576 Hierarchical Linear Models (3) Abbott
Theory and data analysis for research models where random factors are nested, such as multi-level data, growth curve analysis, and meta-analysis. Prerequisite: EDPSY 593 or equivalent.
Instructor Course Description: Robert D Abbott

EDPSY 577 Neuropsychology of Learning and Behavior Problems (5)
Brings together our understanding of neuropsychology and specific behavioral and learning problems to provide a foundation for practitioners to consider neuropsychological contributors to problems observed in clinical and educational settings. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 578 Educational Applications of Neuropsychology: Assessment and Intervention (5) Berninger
Students observe and administer neuropsychological tests and plan and carry out educational interventions for children with neuropsychological disorders. Content focuses on various neuropsychological disorders for which school psychologists can provide assessment and consultation. Prerequisite: EDPSY 540 or equivalent course in individual testing, and EDSPY 577 or permission of the instructor.
Instructor Course Description: Virginia Wise Berninger

EDPSY 580 Seminar: The Emergence of Educational Psychology (3)
Examination of documents by selected contributors to the field of educational psychology. Special focus on period from mid-nineteenth century to the later twentieth century.
Instructor Course Description: Deborah Elaine Mccutchen

EDPSY 581 Seminar in Educational Psychology (1-5, max. 20)
Advanced seminar on selected topics in educational psychology. A critical appraisal of current research. Prerequisite: advanced degree work in educational psychology. Offered: AWSpS.
Instructor Course Description: Susan B. Nolen

EDPSY 582 Seminar in Development and Socialization (3, max. 15) Herrenkohl, Jegatheesan, Nolen, Kazemi
Advanced seminar on selected topics concerned with human development and socialization processes. Emphasis placed upon empirical research and its theoretical underpinnings in such areas as cognitive development, moral development and education, self-concept development, and related concerns. Prerequisite: graduate standing in College of Education or instructor permission.
Instructor Course Description: Leslie R. Herrenkohl Susan B. Nolen

EDPSY 583 Seminar in Learning and Thinking (3, max. 15) Bell, Bransford
Seminar in the psychology of learning language and language learning. Each seminar is offered with predesignated emphasis in one of the following topics: linguistics, phonology, pragmatics, psycholinguistics, semantics. Prerequisite: graduate standing in College of Education or instructor permission.

EDPSY 584 Seminar in Quantitative Methods (3, max. 15) Li, Taylor
Seminar on such topics as measurement techniques, research design, psychometrics, and statistics. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 and instructor permission.
Instructor Course Description: Min Li

EDPSY 585 History, Systems, and Contemporary Issues in School Psychology (3) Jones, Mazza
Covers the history, systems, and research relating to the contemporary issues relevant to research and practice of school psychology. Meets APA and Washington state requirements for course in history and systems of psychology. Prerequisite: advanced graduate standing in school psychology or instructor permission. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp.

EDPSY 586 Qualitative Methods of Educational Research (5-)
Survey of various qualitative research methods from a variety of disciplinary perspectives (anthropology, sociology, applied linguistics, cognitive psychology, policy analysis, and evaluation) with intensive experience in collection, analysis, and reporting of data. Prerequisite: second-year doctoral standing and one course in statistics, and permission of instructor. Offered: jointly with EDC&I 578; A.
Instructor Course Description: Michael S. Knapp

EDPSY 587 Qualitative Methods of Educational Research (-5)
Survey of various qualitative research methods from a variety of disciplinary perspectives (anthropology, sociology, applied linguistics, cognitive psychology, policy analysis, and evaluation) with intensive experience in collection, analysis, and reporting of data. Prerequisite: EDPSY 586/EDC&I 578; second-year doctoral standing and one course in statistics. Offered: jointly with EDC&I 579; Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Michael S. Knapp

EDPSY 588 Survey Research Methodology and Theory (3) Klockars
Survey research, research, theory, and methodology. Probability theory, sampling, human subjects considerations, instrumentation, and analysis techniques. Review and critique by students of theoretical issues in survey research and development of a survey instrument. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Alan J Klockars

EDPSY 589 Scholarly Writing in Education and Psychology (3) Berninger
Introduction to the demands and expectations for technical writing in education and psychology, including aspects of the culture of scholarship. Designed for competent writers. Does not address basic grammar and composition. Prerequisite: doctoral standing, and permission of instructor. Credit/no-credit only.

EDPSY 590 Computer Utilization in Educational Research (3)
Computer utilization in solution of research problems, data reduction to forms amenable to computer solution, appropriate framing of problems for solutions by computer. Using an interactive system, editors, and program packages. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490.

EDPSY 591 Methods of Educational Research (3) Berninger, Newman
Introduction to educational research. Primary focus on hypothesis development, experimental design, use of controls, data analysis, and interpretation. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490. Offered: WSp.

EDPSY 592 Advanced Educational Measurements (3) Li, Taylor
Theory of measurement; an examination of assumptions involved in test theory, errors of measurement, factors affecting reliability and validity, and item analysis and standards for educational and psychological tests. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Catherine S. Taylor

EDPSY 593 Experimental Design and Analysis (5) Klockars
Experimental design with emphasis on the analysis of variance. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent. Offered: W.
Instructor Course Description: Alan J Klockars

EDPSY 594 Advanced Correlational Techniques (5) Abbott
Multivariate analysis, including regression and multiple correlation; matrix algebra; factor analysis. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent. Offered: Sp.
Instructor Course Description: Robert D Abbott Elizabeth Sanders

EDPSY 595 Item Response Theory Models of Testing (3) Taylor
In depth exploration of IRT models and their roles in the development of large scale educational and psychological tests. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent, EDPSY 592, EDPSY 594.
Instructor Course Description: Catherine S. Taylor

EDPSY 596 Program Evaluation (3) Mazza
Advanced course in evaluation research emphasizing nontraditional designs, especially those that impose severe ecological constraints on the evaluators. Prerequisite: EDPSY 593, EDPSY 594, EDC&I 597, or permission of instructor.
Instructor Course Description: Cindy M Walker

EDPSY 597 Technical Requirements of Large Scale Tests (3) Taylor
Theoretical and practical understanding of the quantitative aspects of large-scale tests, including: scaling, norms development, and the development of derived and interpretive scores, evidence for validity and reliability. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent, EDPSY 592, EDPSY 595.
Instructor Course Description: Catherine S. Taylor

EDPSY 599 Independent Studies in Education (*)
Independent studies or readings of specialized aspects of education. Offered: AWSpS.

EDPSY 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.

EDPSY 601 Internship (3-10, max. 30)
Offered: AWSpS.