Skip Navigation
 

EDUC631 - Evidence-Based Practice for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC631 Course ID: 4820 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides candidates with examination of the components of and process for evidence-based practice (EBP) in educational programming for students with ASD to include integration of research-validated intervention strategies with other critical factors (i.e., professional judgment and data-based decision making, family values and preferences, and capacity). Intervention strategies with the highest level of empirical support will be examined with attention to qualifying evidence, effective proven outcomes, and ages of individuals. Medication commonly prescribed to students with ASD will be explored related to target behavior and potential side effects. Laws, legislation, and litigation related to EBP for students with ASD will be examined.(Prerequisite: EDUC630)





Prerequisites

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I 8 Week session
02/25/19 - 08/02/19 08/05/19 - 09/29/19 Summer 2019 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  • Evaluate components of and process for EBP in educational programming for students with ASD. (CEC-AAS: ACS13 K3, SEDAS3.S11; WVPTS: 1A, 1D, 2B, 2C, 2D, 3A, 3F; CAEP: 1.1, 1.3, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, 1.9; ISTE: 3B)
  • Assess importance of lifelong professional development and self-evaluation. (CEC-AAS: ACSI1 S2, ACSI1 S3, ACS13 K2, ACSI3 S2, SEDAS3.S12, ACS14 S3; WVPTS: 1D, 2D, 2E; CAEP: 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7; ISTE: 4A)
  • Justify selection of research-validated intervention strategies for students with ASD while assessing qualifying evidence, effective proven outcomes, and ages of individuals. (CEC-AAS: ACSI1 S2, ACSI1 S3, ACS13 K2, ACSI3 S2, SEDAS3.S12, ACS14 S3; WVPTS: 1D, 2D, 2E; CAEP: 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7; ISTE: 4A)
  • Analyze medication commonly prescribed to students with ASD with attention to target behavior and potential side effects.( CEC-AAS: SEDASI.K5; WVPTS: 1A, 1C, 2D, 2E; CAEP: 1.1, 1.8; ISTE: 4A)
  • Analyze laws, legislation, and litigation related to ASD. (CEC-AAS: ACSI5 K4, ACSI5 K5; WVPTS: 1A, 5I; CAEP: 1.11.5; ISTE: 4A)
  • Appraise the importance of lifelong professional development and self-evaluation. (CEC-AAS: SEDAS4.S2, ACSI6 K1, ACSI6 K2, ACSI6 K3, SEDAS6.K1, SEDAS6.K2, ACSI6 S6, SEDAS6.S5, SEDAS6.S6; WVPTS: 4A, 4B, 4C, 4D; CAEP: 1.5, 1.9; ISTE: 5C)

Required Readings

Randolph, M.A. (2015). Findings and conclusions: National Standards Project, Phase 2. Retrieved from http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/national-standards-project/phase-2/

Randolph, M.A. (2011). Evidence-based practice and autism in the schools. Retrieved from http://www.nationalautismcenter.org/resources/for-educators/

Book Title:Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 1, Diagnosis, Development, and Brain Mechanisms, 4th ed. (Text required in EDUC630, EDUC631 and EDUC632. Only one purchase required.)
ISBN:9781118107027
Publication Info:Wiley
Author:Volkmar, Paul, Rogers and Pelphrey
Unit Cost:$129.40
Book Title:Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Volume 2, Assessment, Interventions, and Policy, 4th ed. (Text required for EDUC631 and EDUC632. Only one purchase required.)
ISBN:9781118107034
Publication Info:Wiley
Author:Volkmar, Paul, Rogers and Pelphrey
Unit Cost:$129.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.