Standard 15: Technological Literacy

The program provides candidates with opportunities to understand and demonstrate skills in current technology for communication and collecting, organizing, distributing, and analyzing data and resources in order to facilitate effective and appropriate outcomes in program management and  individual student achievement.

1. Knowledge of Computer Hardware and Software

Candidates demonstrate knowledge of pertinent computer hardware and software, such as word processing and database and computer presentation applications. All candidates are required to have access to a computer for word processing assignments. In addition, candidates learn about other hardware and software applications through coursework in:
 
Psychology 278 - Intervention and Prevention
  o Learning Objective - 6
  o Single-case Design in school/Data collection/Graphing - Session 4
  o Behavior Intervention Case Management  (BICM) Training - Lecture 1 Functional Analysis/Hughes Bill/FBA - Session 6
Psychology 288 - Advanced Behavior Analysis
  o Learning Objective - 3
  o Reading List Observing and Measuring Behavior # 6 - Pg, 6
  o Reading List Analyzing Behavior Change #8 - Pg, 6
Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Goal 5
  o Outcome 6
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Goal 7
  o Computer-Based Reading Intervention Program - Session 13
  o Case Presentation - Pg, 3
*Psychology 285 - Assessment of Learning and Developmental Problems
  o Course will provide students with skills in administering, scoring, and interpreting measures of learning and school achievement.
Psychology 267 - Internship in School Psychology
  o Goal 14 - Fall, Spring Semesters
  o Field trip (CVRC) - Session 8 - Fall Semester
  o 2-3 page reflection paper on your adjustment to internship. Session 2 - Fall Semester
  o Technology and Ethical Issues - Session 22 - Spring Semester
  o Two to three page paper on how technology is changing or could be used the fields of school psychology and special education. Session 26 - Spring Semester

2. Legal and Ethical Issues

Candidates understand legal and ethical issues related to computer-based technology through coursework in:

Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Goal 5
  o Historical Context of Child Therapy - Session 2
Psychology 284 - Assessment of Intellectual Abilities
  o Standards & Ethics - Session 3
*Psychology 285 - Assessment of Learning and Developmental Problems
  o Review of Legal and Ethical Considerations in Assessment - Session 3

3. Appropriate Use of Computer-Based Technology

Candidates understand the appropriate use of computer-based  technology and data-management systems, in support services, teaching, learning and data-based research through coursework in:

Psychology 244A / Psychology 244B - Measurement,  Research Methods, and Statistics
PSS Readings -  244A and B, Pg, 5
Literature search and review; ethics - Session 4, 244A
  o Forms of Data - Session 8
  o Descriptive Statistics - Session 9
  o Correlation - Session 10
  o The general linear model; t-test; One-way ANOVA - Session 6, 244B
  o Planned Comparison - Session 7, 244B
  o Two-way ANOVA - Session 8,
  o Summary - Session 9,
  o Regression - Session 10,11,12
  o Chi-Square - Session 13
  o Logistic regression - Session 14
  o Measuring  Change - Session 15
Psychology 278 - Intervention and Prevention
  o Learning Objective - 5,6
  o Single-case Design in school/Data collection/Graphing - Session 4
  o Behavior Intervention Case Management (BICM) Training - Lecture 1 Functional Analysis/Hughes Bill/FBA - Session 6
Psychology 282 - Cognitive and Behavior Therapy
  o Goal 5
Psychology 270T-2 - Working with Diverse Students and Families
  o Student case presentation - gang presentation by a group - Section 5 - Session 4

4. Other Computer-Based Technology Skills

Candidates demonstrate computer-based  technology skills in such areas as accessing the internet, downloading files, communicating  with others through the use of e -mail and otherwise making use of computer  technology as a resource  tool. Candidates are required to have access to e-mail and the internet and develop skills in these technology areas through coursework in:

Psychology 278 - Intervention and Prevention
  o Learning Objective - 5,6
  o Single-case Design in school/ Data collection/Graphing - Session 4
  o Behavior Intervention Case Management (BICM) Training - Lecture 1 Functional Analysis/Hughes  Bill/FBA - Session 6
Psychology 286 - Instructional Consultation and Intervention
  o Goal 7
  o Direct Assessment of Academic Skills - Session 5
  o Progress  Monitoring Setting Goals - Session 6
  o Fluency - Session 10
  o Computer-Based Reading Intervention Program - Session 13
  o Functional Reports - Session

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