Search | Directories | Reference Tools
UW Home > Discover UW > Student Guide 
 | Glossary UW Bothell Course Descriptions UW Tacoma Course Descriptions
Search course descriptions with Google Custom Search:

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Detailed course offerings (Time Schedule) are available for

EDPSY 302 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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 302

EDPSY 380 Adult Learning and Development (5) I&S C. GLASS HASTINGS
Examination of current research and practice in the field of adult education, learning, and development. Offered: AWSpS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 380

EDPSY 404 Adolescent Development (5) J. LOTT
Students use readings, discussion, and interview data to understand adolescent development. Discusses multiple domains of development, as well as the contextually situated nature of adolescence. Highlights implications for educators, policy makers, and others who serve the needs of adolescents throughout the course. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 404

EDPSY 405 Adolescents and Media: Challenges in the 21st Century Classroom (3) I&S
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 405

EDPSY 406 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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 406

EDPSY 420 Bullying, Revenge, and Belonging: Cultural Perspectives on Social Power (4) I&S, DIV
Examines theories and research on bullying, revenge, and bystander behavior with a particular focus on cultural norms. Identifies the institutional, social, emotional, and ethical characteristics and processes that support exploitive relationships, revenge and their inclusive alternatives. Practical interventions are presented and evaluated. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 420

EDPSY 425 Bullies, Victims, and Bystanders: Social Power In (4) I&S
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 425

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 431

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 447

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 449

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 471

EDPSY 472 Teaching Reading, Writing, and Math with Brain in Mind (5) I&S
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. Instructors: Berninger Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 472

EDPSY 490 Basic Educational Statistics (3) NW, QSR
Measures of central tendency and variability, point and interval estimation, linear correlation, hypothesis testing. Offered: AWSpS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 490

EDPSY 491 Intermediate Educational Statistics (3) QSR
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. Instructors: Abbott, Sanders Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 491

EDPSY 495 Introduction to Educational Measurement (3) QSR
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 495

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 499

EDPSY 500 Field Study I: Academic Consultation (1-3, max. 6) K. MISSALL
Includes study and practice in methods of Tier II academic consultation within an MTSS framework. Prepares students to effectively work with other professionals to better meet the social-emotional and behavioral needs of students and improve the learning environment for students identified as behaviorally and academically 'at-risk'. Prerequisite: EDSPY 554. Offered: WSp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 500

EDPSY 501 Human Learning and Educational Practice (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 501

EDPSY 502 Developmental Foundations of Early Learning (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 502

EDPSY 503 Culture Learning and Development (4) M. BANG
Explores influential contemporary research and theory they view culture as foundational to learning and development. Considers these issues in a range of settings (classrooms, informal environments, families, early childhood to adult learners, etc.) and within specific domains (e.g. science, literacy, mathematics. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 and graduate status in education or psychology. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 503

EDPSY 504 Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership:Athlete and Team Wellness (3) P. DECANO
Explores the responsibility of athletics coaches to develop a team culture oriented toward the welfare of student-athletes. Discusses how psychological and physiological factors affect athlete performance and overall wellness. Explores strategies for team motivation, group cohesion, and resiliency. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 504

EDPSY 505 Field Study II (1, max. 3)
Individual study of an educational problem in the field under the direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite: second year standing in the School Psychology program. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: AWSp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 505

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 506

EDPSY 507 Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic: Educational Assessment and Consultation (5)
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. Instructors: Cook Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 507

EDPSY 508 Advanced Practicum in Supervision and School Mental Health (2-6, max. 20) S. KING
Advanced practicum in providing in counseling, consultation, and behavioral interventions in schools while also supervising field study students in providing basic interventions. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 508

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 509

EDPSY 510 Cognition in the Context of the School Curriculum (3)
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. Instructors: Bell, McCutchen
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 510

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 511

EDPSY 512 Classroom Assessment Strategies (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 512

EDPSY 513 Instrument Development (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 513

EDPSY 514 History of Educational Technology (3)
Examines the role of technology in education through history. Early systems of instruction, advent of textbooks, models for school architecture, instructional devices and teaching machines, mediated and distance learning. Focuses on the interplay between designed educational approaches and contexts in which they were implemented, and consequent success for failure.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 514

EDPSY 515 Current Issues in Technology and Education (3)
Examines current genres of learning technology, novel approaches for integrating technology into curriculum and instruction, and recent theoretical perspectives that inform future work in educational technology.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 515

EDPSY 516 Survey of Educational Technology Research (2-, max. 4)
Critically examines active research projects in educational technology. Critiques of research practice.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 516

EDPSY 518 Assessment and Diagnosis of Reading Disabilities (3)
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. Instructors: Valencia
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 518

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 519

EDPSY 520 Psychology of Reading (3)
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. Instructors: McCutchen Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 520

EDPSY 521 Psychology of Writing (3)
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. Instructors: McCutchen Credit/no-credit only. Offered: WS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 521

EDPSY 522 Teaching Reading, Writing, and Math with Brain in Mind (5)
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. Instructors: Berninger Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 522

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 523

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 524

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 525

EDPSY 526 Seminar on Metacognition (3)
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. Instructors: Nolan
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 526

EDPSY 527 Transfer of Teaching (3)
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. Instructors: Bell, Shouse Credit/no-credit only.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 527

EDPSY 528 Achievement Motivation in Education (3)
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. Instructors: Nolan Offered: WS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 528

EDPSY 529 Developmental Psychopathology and the DSM (2) W. LAU
Provides an opportunity for advanced doctoral students to learn the basics of using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) for assessment and diagnosis in clinical practice; and learn about childhood disorders across the lifespan. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 529

EDPSY 530 Vygotsky's Socio-Cultural Approach to Mind (5)
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. Instructors: Herrenkohl Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 530

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 531

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 532

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 533

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 534

EDPSY 535 Education and the Highly Capable Learner (3) N. HERTZOG
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 535

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. Offered: WS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 536

EDPSY 537 Teaching and Learning Science with Indigenous Students (3) M. BANG
Provides an overview of the opportunities and challenges in teaching science to Indigenous learners. Students develop relevant pedagogical frameworks to approach problems of practice and develop high-leverage instructional practices for Indigenous students. Focused on Indigenous students however is relevant to other under-achieving populations. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 537

EDPSY 540 School Psychological Assessment (5)
Study of assessment of human intelligence with supervised training in the administration, scoring, and interpretation of individual intelligence tests. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program. Instructors: Jones Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 540

EDPSY 544 Counseling (4) J. MAZZA
Competency-based skills training for beginning counseling and school psychology students. Covers attending, listening, focusing, and intervening behaviors for use with adults and children. Introduction to theories of helping. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 544

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 545

EDPSY 546 Counseling Practicum (3-5, max. 20) J. MAZZA
Supervised practice in counseling. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program; EDPSY 544. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 546

EDPSY 548 Educational Implications of Personality Theory (5) J. MAZZA
Study of personality development and personality theories with continuous attention to the meaning of these in educational practice, testing, and counseling. Prerequisite: admission to the School Psychology program. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 548

EDPSY 549 Seminar in Consultation Methods (3)
Theory and practice of process consultation in educational settings. Field practice in teams with clients. Prerequisite: admission to the School Psychology program. Instructors: Cook Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 549

EDPSY 550 Family Counseling (3)
Introduction to family counseling theory and practice, emphasizing family dynamics and communication analysis. Prerequisite: graduate standing in school psychology or permission of instructor. Instructors: Jones Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 550

EDPSY 551 Group and Behavioral Intervention (3)
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: admission to School Psychology program. Instructors: Cook Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 551

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: admission to School Psychology program. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 552

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. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program. Instructors: Murphy Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 553

EDPSY 554 Introduction to Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (3) K. MISSALL
Teaches the Multi-Tiered Systems of Support framework and provides instruction on how to conduct assessment, consultation, and evaluation intervention program effectiveness using both a direct service delivery as well as an indirect model (consultation). Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 554

EDPSY 556 Applied Social Psychology: Implications for Education (3)
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. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program. Instructors: Cunningham, Mazza Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 556

EDPSY 557 Tier III Interventions for School Psychologists (3)
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. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program. Instructors: Cook, Mazza Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 557

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

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 562

EDPSY 564 Practicum in School Psychology (1-6, max. 20)
Practicum in assessment and consultation, emphasizing diagnosis of behavior and learning disabilities, and focusing on techniques acquired in EDPSY 507 and EDPSY 540. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program; EDPSY 507; EDPSY 540. Instructors: Jones, Lau Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 564

EDPSY 565 Advanced Practicum in Clinical Practice for Children and Adolescents with Psychopathology (4, max. 20)
Designed for doctoral level school psychologists to learn advanced skills in clinical practice for working with children and adolescents with a range of childhood psychopathologies, under the supervision of a licensed psychologist. Prerequisite: either EDPSY 544, EDPSY 546, or equivalent and advanced graduate standing in the school psychology program. Offered: AWSp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 565

EDPSY 566 Case Study Seminar (1-6, max. 20)
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. Instructors: Grady Offered: AWSp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 566

EDPSY 567 Applied Quasi-experimental Research in Education and other Social Sciences (3) M. SUN
Introduces research designs and statistical models that are often applied to large-scale longitudinal data. These models include, but not limited to , instrumental variables, difference-indifferences, propensity score matching, regression discontinuity, and fixed-effect estimates. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 567

EDPSY 568 Seminar in Professional Issues and Ethics (3)
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. Instructors: Provenzano Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 568

EDPSY 569 Learning and the Interaction Order (3) K. TAYLOR
Covers research methods course for students using video and/or audio recordings as data in studies of learning and teaching. Students learn how to make evidence-based inferences about people's learning or teaching as captured by video/audio recordings by content logging, selecting, transcribing, and analyzing moments of interaction. Offered: S.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 569

EDPSY 570 Introduction to School Psychology (2, max. 20) J. MAZZA
Current issues in professional psychology practice and research. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program. Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 570

EDPSY 571 Educating Individuals with Biologically Based Disabilities (5)
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 inst Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 571

EDPSY 572 Social-Emotional Assessment (3)
Techniques in social-emotional assessment of school-aged children. Diagnostic systems presented in conjunction with assessment techniques. Emphasis on an integrative method for understanding social emotional assessment batteries and reliability and validity of their test score interpretation. Prerequisite: admission to School Psychology program. Instructors: Cunningham Offered: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 572

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. Instructors: Olson Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 573

EDPSY 575 Structural Equation Modeling (3)
Theory and data analysis using linear structural equation models. Application to data in educational research. Prerequisite: EDPSY 594 or equivalent. Instructors: Abbott Offered: WS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 575

EDPSY 576 Hierarchical Linear Models (3)
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. Instructors: Abbott Offered: WS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 576

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 577

EDPSY 578 Educational Applications of Neuropsychology: Assessment and Intervention (5)
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. Instructors: Berninger
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 578

EDPSY 579 Advanced Practicum in Neuropsychological Assessment and Neurodevelopmental Intervention (2, max. 4) R. BERNIER, E. OLSON
Provides advanced clinical training on the neuropsychological assessment of children. Training includes supervised administration of neuropsychological testing measures and the preparation and presentation of testing results in clinic settings that provide services to children with suspected neurocognitive disabilities. Offered: AW.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 579

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 580

EDPSY 581 Seminar in Educational Psychology (1-5, max. 20)
Advanced seminar on selected topics in educational psychology. A critical appraisal of current research. Offered: AWSpS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 581

EDPSY 582 Seminar in Development and Socialization (3, max. 15)
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. Instructors: Herrenkohl, Jegatheesan, Nolen, Kazemi
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 582

EDPSY 583 Seminar in Learning and Thinking (3, max. 15)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 583

EDPSY 584 Seminar in Quantitative Methods (3, max. 15)
Seminar on such topics as measurement techniques, research design, psychometrics, and statistics. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 and instructor permission. Instructors: Li, Taylor
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 584

EDPSY 585 History, Systems, and Contemporary Issues in School Psychology (3)
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: admission to School Psychology program. Instructors: Jones, Mazza Credit/no-credit only. Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 585

EDPSY 586 Qualitative Methods of Educational Research I (3)
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: A.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 586

EDPSY 587 Qualitative Methods of Educational Research III (3)
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 587

EDPSY 588 Survey Research Methodology and Theory (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 588

EDPSY 589 Scholarly Writing in Education and Psychology (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 589

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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 590

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

EDPSY 592 Advanced Educational Measurements (3)
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. Instructors: Li Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 592

EDPSY 593 Experimental Design and Analysis (5)
Experimental design with emphasis on the analysis of variance. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent. Offered: W.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 593

EDPSY 594 Advanced Correlational Techniques (5)
Multivariate analysis, including regression and multiple correlation; matrix algebra; factor analysis. Prerequisite: EDPSY 490 or equivalent. Instructors: Abbott Offered: Sp.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 594

EDPSY 595 Item Response Theory Models of Testing (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 595

EDPSY 596 Program Evaluation (3)
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. Instructors: Mazza
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 596

EDPSY 597 Technical Requirements of Large Scale Tests (3)
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.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 597

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

EDPSY 600 Independent Study or Research (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Offered: AWSpS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 600

EDPSY 601 Internship (3-10, max. 30)
Offered: AWSpS.
View course details in MyPlan: EDPSY 601