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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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For more information, contact:

Dr. Sandra Warren
Graduate Program Coordinator
107A Rivers Building

Gayle McLawhorn
Administrative Support Associate
137 Speight Building
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ECU at The Council for Learning Disabilities

On: 06 Oct 2015 21:17, In: Alumni News
On October 2nd, 2015, ECU’s own Cassie Robacker presented at the International Council for Learning Disabilities Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her presentation, “Token Economy Made Easy Through ClassDojo,” was a sensation. Congratulations Cassie for a wonderful presentation. Thank you for representing ECU and the Special Education, Foundations, and Research Department.

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From the TRC…3D Printing Now Available to ECU Community

On: 01 Oct 2015 12:31, In: Academic Success Center
It’s the first Thursday of the month and a new edition of From the TRC is published to highlight an instructional technology resource Joyner Library’s Teaching Resources Center (TRC) has to support the College of Education’s faculty and students. Our first post of the school year highlights a new service in Joyner Library, 3D printing! Do you know how common […]

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College of Education awards more than $475,000 in scholarships to ECU students

On: 16 Sep 2015 21:20, In: Academic Success Center
East Carolina University’s College of Education has awarded $476,000 in scholarships to 78 outstanding students for the 2015-2016 school year. A total of 95 scholarships and awards, ranging from $250 to $20,000, were presented. Several students received multiple scholarships. Recipients were honored Aug. 28 at the ECU College of Education Scholarship Recipient and Donor Recognition […]

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Upcoming Professional Development Offering: Instructional Design for Online Student Success

On: 14 Sep 2015 16:19, In: Adult Education
The NEW Instructional Design for Online Student Success professional development series will focus on motivating and retaining online learners by developing a course that incorporates interactive tools, student collaboration and a variety of assessment activities. Topics will also include strategies for creating and fostering a sense of community in online or blended courses. The first […]

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Former Dean Keeping Teacher Preparation in the Spotlight

On: 03 Sep 2015 19:21, In: COE in the News
Dr. Linda Patriarca, former dean of the College of Education and current Special Education professor may be on hiatus, but she is still making sure that East Carolina and the work done in the College for teacher preparation stays in the spotlight, as shown in the US News and World Report article “Colleges Struggle to […]

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