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curriculum impact, writing school board policies and regulations, applying decision-making skills to curricular issues in light of historical and regulatory influences, budgeting for curricula relevance and change, managing staff development, assessing curricula effectiveness and preparing leaders to integrate faith in learning. This course emphasizes all components of the USF "Educator as Developing Professional Curriculum Model" as the roles relate to effective curriculum and instruction. (3 s.h.) EDU 645 Administration of Special Education This course includes a study of federal and state laws and regulations mandating the provision of special education and related services to children with disabilities. District leaders are responsible for guaranteeing access to designated curriculum and providing equitable opportunity for all children to learn. Candidates will gain knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for complying with Section 504, ADA, and other significant state and federal laws addressing student rights to a free and appropriate public education along with the processes needed for the delivery of services for exceptional needs at the school district level. (3 s.h.) EDU 650 Educational Statistics In this course statistical techniques will be treated as tools that are used not only to analyze and organize information but to make inferences from the data. The course will assist the participant in organizing and emphasizing the correct use of statistics by exposing the participant to discussions and exercises in the methods and applications of statistics. (3 s.h.)

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2015-2017 USF Academic Catalog  

2015-2017 academic catalog for the University of Sioux Falls.