2009-2010 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2019  
2009-2010 Graduate Catalog [Archived]

Elementary, Early, and Special Education


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GRADUATE DEGREES OFFERED:

Master of Education—Elementary Education
Post-Baccalaureate, Non-Degree Elementary Education Licensure, Transition to Teaching
Doctor of Philosophy—Curriculum and Instruction with Concentration in: Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education
Master of Arts or Master of Science—Special Education
Non-degree Gifted and Talented License
Non-degree Visual Impairment

Department of Elementary, Early, and Special Education
College of Education, room 218A
Phone: 812-237-2840
Fax: 812-237-8208
E-mail: jkrackenberg@indstate.edu
Web site: http://coe.indstate.edu/eese/

Department Chairperson: Dr. Diana J. Quatroche

GRADUATE FACULTY

Professors

Jacobs, James A., Ph.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University
Professor of Special Education
Specializations: Special Education, Emotionally Disturbed, Mental Retardation

Liu, Karen Chia-Yu, Ph.D, Michigan State University
Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Specialization: Early Childhood Education

Miller, Maurice D., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Professor of Special Education
Specializations: Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Mild Disabilities, Gifted and Talented

Quatroche, Diana J., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Chairperson, Elementary, Early, and Special Education, and Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Specializations: Instruction and Learning, Reading and Other Language Arts

Wheeler, Patricia J., Ph.D., Southern Illinois University
Professor of Elementary Education
Specializations: Elementary Education, Student Teaching

Whitaker, Margaret E., Ph.D., Indiana State University
Associate Professor of Elementary Education
Specialization: Reading and Other Language Arts

Associate Professors

Bauserman, Kathryn L., Ph.D., Ball State University
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Specializations: Reading, Early Childhood, and Research

Bolinger, Kevin, Ph.D., Indiana State University
Associate Professor of Elementary Education
Specialization: Social Studies Education

Leinenbach, Marylin, Ph.D., Indiana State University
Associate Professor of Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Specializations: Curriculum and Instruction, Mathematics Education

Nail, Melissa, Ph.D., Mississippi State University
Associate Professor of Elementary Education
Specialization: Technology Education

Assistant Professors

Burden, Robin D., Ph.D., University of South Carolina—Columbia
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Specialization: Exceptional Education

Cutter, Lisa, Ph.D., Indiana University
Assistant Professor of Elementary Education
Specialization: Elementary, Early Childhood

Hinshaw, Rebecca, Ph.D., Indiana University
Assistant Professor of Special Education
Specialization: Special Education

Park, Yong Joon, Ph.D., University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education
Specialization: Early Childhood, Elementary Education

INTRODUCTION

The Department of Elementary, Early, and Special Education offers graduate programs and courses designed to assist elementary, early childhood, and special education teachers, administrators, and other paraprofessionals improve their professional competence and meet licensure requirements.

CURRICULA FOR MASTER’S DEGREE LICENSURE PROGRAMS

Admission Requirements for Licensure Programs

In addition to the general criteria for admission to the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, the applicant must hold or be eligible for an Indiana teaching license in the program area to which admission is sought. International students may seek admission without a teaching license but may be subject to completing nine to 12 hours of undergraduate course work if their baccalaureate degree program does not provide adequate preparation for the graduate program sought.

LICENSURE REGULATIONS

Interested individuals are encouraged to consult Education Student Services in the College of Education before pursuing a program intended to lead to licensure.

Initial Teaching License: Those interested in an Initial Standard Teaching License at the graduate level need to consult the section on Post-Baccalaureate Degree Programs.

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