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Curriculum Action Notice


Academic Affairs Committee


November 18, 2002

This is a bulletin from the Academic Affairs Committee concerning proposed curriculum actions. Within the next 10 days, please forward any comments or concerns to the AAC Chair, Helen Biblehimer, Elliott Hall 203, ext. 4521,

The department of Education/Special Education has requested the following curricular change:

Action: Course Change: SPE 5565 Microcomputers in Special Education

Purpose and nature of change: Update terminology

Old Course Title: Microcomputers in Special Educations

New Course Title: Computers &Technology in Special Education

Course Description for Catalog (limit to four sentences):
This course will provide an introduction to and an overview of computer applications and assistive technology for students with disabilities. Students will be introduced to various computer applications (word processor, data base and spreadsheet management, PowerPoint, etc), Internet resources, selecting and evaluating software and assistive/adaptive devices. The emphasis for students is to develop a functional knowledge of computer skills and applications required of teachers of children and youth with disabilities.


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