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CEA 529 - Music and the Brain

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
This course will examine various issues and perspectives as they relate to how the brain processes music, and a discussion of amusic conditions that may occur as a result of traumatic brain injury. The latest research in brain/music will be discussed and analyzed. Part of our studies will include a look at the anatomical and physiological elements of music processes and the function of related areas of the brain. This course is appropriate for anyone who is involved in the fields of education, music, psychology, or medicine or anyone with interest in music.
Section: S30
3
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CEB 553 - Biology and Human Social and Sexual Behavior

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
A biological theory of human uniqueness is presented and explored through the examination of empirical evidence from a multidisciplinary prospective including insights from ethnology, human social and sexual behavior, evolutionary biology, history, economics, the humanities and political science.
Section: S30
3
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CED 595 - MALS Project Seminar

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
The goal of the Project Seminar is to teach students to understand and conduct graduate level research. Research may be either original or applied. Prior approval of topic by faculty required; methodology and resources will be reviewed throughout writing process.
Section: S30
3
credits

CED 595 - MALS Project Seminar

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
The goal of the Project Seminar is to teach students to understand and conduct graduate level research. Research may be either original or applied. Prior approval of topic by faculty required; methodology and resources will be reviewed throughout writing process.
Section: S31
3
credits

CEE 509 - Children's Literature

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
Students will trace the historical and psychological development of the concept of childhood by studying the canonical literature for children that shaped cultural ideas of childhood. Students will read a wide representation of classic and contemporary "children's" literature including fairy tales, fantasy, poetry, adventure stories, historical fiction, and picture books. The class focuses on the literary analysis of different genres in children's literature.
Section: S30
3
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CEE 584 - Preventing Bullying and Bias in the Learning Environment

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
Exploration of the overt and subtle messages of bias in various settings (educational/workplace/community) that result in lower academic performance and poorer grades, serious emotional problems, unsafe environment, legal challenges, absenteeism, and inhibit positive performance at all levels. Analysis of recent incidents of bullying, bias and harassment and understanding of the Dignity for All Students Act will be addressed. Specific strategies will be offered to promote and implement a safe, accepting environment that integrates equality, fairness, justice and respect. This will result in improved socialization and emotional well- being throughout the educational, workplace or community setting.
Section: S30
3
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CEE 601 - Early Adolescent Development: Social, Emotional, Physical, and Intellectual Challenges

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
This course will address the unique social, emotional, physical and intellectual challenges faced by 10-14 year old children, known as the period of early adolescence. Critical understanding of these characteristics and transformations will be an essential part of the course, along with a review of the important work of Piaget, Erickson and others who have made significant contributions toward our understanding and ability to effectively teach this age group. The vital elements of parental involvement and responsiveness to diversity will also be emphasized. Teachers will be prepared to transition to the middle school classroom through deep appreciation for and understanding of the children they will teach in grades 5-8.
Section: S30
3
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CEE 602 - Middle Child Education: Instruction

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
Based on a four corner framework for quality teaching, this course examines how to set the climate, teach the content, facilitate the interactions and foster reflection in the middle school classroom. The course focuses on using brain based instruction as the basis for learning and processes for making data-driven instructional decisions and for designing curriculum to address the standards. In addition, emphasis is given to three critical instructional strategies: cooperative group instruction, a multiple intelligences approach and a higher order thinking skills. Woven throughout the course content is the concept of differentiating instruction and assessment of individual learners.
Section: S30
3
credits

CEF 515 - The Family and Television: The Impact on Children

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
This course will examine the cognitive, affective and behavioral effects of television on family life. Specifically, this course will provide a survey and analysis of family issues which have been shaped by today's media environment for children, including televised violence, how children use television, impacts on cognitive development and the very current issue of the TV industry's obligation to serve child audiences.
Section: S30
3
credits

CEF 547 - Principles and Practices in Special Education

Stony Brook / University Center | Fall 2017
August 28, 2017 — 
An overview of special education principles and practices that will include an understanding of the categories of disabilities; identification and remediation of disabilities; the special education process and state and federal special education laws and regulations; effective practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration with peers; individualizing instruction; and applying positive behavioral supports and interventions to address student and classroom management needs. As of Fall 2011, this course meets the NYS special education requirement for all pre-service candidates for teacher certification.
Section: S30