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Assistive Technology Graduate Certificate

AT_Cert_Broc_PicThe AT certificate may be pursued as a part of a master's program or as a stand-alone program. To earn an Assistive Technology (AT) Graduate Certificate, the following courses are required:

SPED 6701: Assistive Technology Devices and Services

(3 cr.) Broad overview of assistive technology, including legal, educational, and discipline specific information. Provides basic information that prepares students for other certificate courses.

SPED 6702: Assessment, Planning, and Implementation of Assistive Technology

(3 cr.) Explores assistive technology assessments and planning and implementation of assistive technology within student/client's environment. Students attain skills in variety of technology using cross-disciplinary team approach.

SPED 6703: Collaborative Resource Management of Assistive Technology

(3 cr.) Human, product, electronic, and funding resources to meet technology needs for individuals with disabilities examined within state and national networks. Practical collaborative skills practiced in cross-disciplinary team assignments.

An elective is also required, selected from SPED 6011 Integrating Technology into Special Education, CSDI 6117 Alternative and Augmentative Communication, SPED 5501 Special Topics in Assistive Technology, or another elective worked out with the instructor. All Certificate courses must be taken at ECU.

For more information on how to apply, or to get started visit the Graduate School website or ECU's Tuition and Fees Information.

Gainful employment information regarding the AT Certificate.

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Dr. Laura King
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Dr. Christopher J. Rivera

Publications/Presentations by Dr. Rivera of the Department of Special Education, Foundations, and Research

On: 02 Mar 2015 18:29, In: COE in the News
Dr. Christopher J. Rivera, of the Department of Special Education, Foundations, and Research (SEFR), has had three journal publications and three paper/poster presentations this academic year: Publications Hicks, S. C., Rivera, C. J., & Patterson, D. R. (Accepted). Simple steps for teaching prepositions to students with autism and developmental disability. Intervention in School and Clinic. […]

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College of Education Students Honored for Academic Excellence

On: 26 Feb 2015 18:48, In: Academic Success Center
On February 20, 2015, fifty-two East Carolina University freshmen and full time transfer students with an intended Teacher Education major were honored during the College of Education ECU EXCELS event. This event was a part of the annual ECU EXCELS program that recognizes students who are first time, full-time freshman or transfer students who earned […]

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From the TRC: TeachingBooks.net

On: 26 Feb 2015 14:51, In: COE in the News
It’s Thursday, and a new edition of From the TRC is published to highlight another service or resource the Teaching Resources Center in Joyner Library has to support the College of Education’s faculty and students. This week, it’s TeachingBooks.net. Short of inviting an author to speak on campus it can be difficult for children and young adults to feel […]

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SPED Students Attend NC Council for Exceptional Children Conference

On: 16 Feb 2015 13:58, In: COE in the News
On January 29th and 30th 2015, members of ECU’s Student chapter of the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children (NCCEC) attended the annual state conference in Pinehurst, North Carolina. In addition to attending presentations by experts in the field of special education from across the state, students volunteered to help make the conference possible by: […]

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NC Council for Exceptional Children Award Scholarship to ECU Student

On: 13 Feb 2015 21:31, In: COE in the News
Ayla Allen, a sophomore pursuing a bachelor’s degree in special education, adapted curriculum, recently was awarded a scholarship from the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children (NCCEC). Allen received this award for her dedicated service to students with disabilities through her work with the Student Council for Exceptional Children (SCEC) here at East Carolina University. […]

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