2018-2019 Undergraduate Calendar

Applied Disability Studies  
Chair Rosemary Condillac Maurice Feldman (as of July 1, 2018) Professor Maurice Feldman Associate Professor Rosemary Condillac Assistant Professors Priscilla Burnham Riosa, Julie Koudys, Kendra Thomson, Kimberley Zonneveld Adjunct Professors Marjorie Aunos, Ivan Brown, Ivy Chong, Tom Craig, John Davis, Kimberly Harris, Barry Isaacs, Darren Levine, Yona Lunsky, Kimberly Maich, Andrew McNamara, Laura Mullins, Karl Stobbe, Valerie Temple Participating Faculty Sheila Bennett (Teacher Education), Maureen Connolly (Kinesiology), Jan Frijters (Child and Youth Studies), Gail Frost (Kinesiology), Dorothy Griffiths (Child and Youth Studies), John McNamara (Child and Youth Studies), Shannon Moore (Child and Youth Studies), Frances Owen (Child and Youth Studies), Christine Tardif-Williams (Child and Youth Studies), Donato Tarulli (Child and Youth Studies), Tricia Vause (Child and Youth Studies), Dawn Zinga (Child and Youth Studies) Academic Administrator Darlene Berg  
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Administrative Assistant Brandy Sokoloski 905-688-5550, extension 5987 brocku.ca/ads The vision of the Department of Applied Disability Studies is to be an internationally-recognized, pre-eminent academic Department that contributes to the betterment of the lives of people in our community and beyond, focusing on persons with disabilities and under served populations. The mission of the Department of Applied Disability Studies is to educate students who will be agents of change to help better the lives of people in our community and beyond, focusing on persons with disabilities and under served populations. We strive to improve services and contribute to knowledge by conducting cutting edge basic and applied research, and by providing transdisciplinary, quality postgraduate education to the next generation of professionals, researchers, educators and to experienced professionals in the field. Faculty are internationally respected in disabilities and applied behaviour analysis, and students will be able to design a stimulating program of study that meets their current and future interests and career aspirations. Undergraduate elective courses in applied disability studies are open to all students who have completed 12.5 credits at the time of registration. These elective options will be of particular interest to students who wish to pursue careers in disability related fields, Applied Behaviour Analysis or wish to continue in postgraduate education.  
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Note that not all courses are offered in every session. Refer to the applicable term timetable for details. # Indicates a cross listed course * Indicates a primary offering of a cross listed course  
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Students must check to ensure that prerequisites are met. Students may be deregistered, at the request of the instructor, from any course for which prerequisites and/or restrictions have not been met. #ADST 3P82 A History of Disability Technologies (also offered as HIST 3P82) Cultural, scientific and medical roots of disability technologies from 1850 to the present. Historical examination of how ability technologies reveal individual experiences with disability as well as related notions of citizenship, gender, sexuality, identity and accessibility. Lectures, seminar, 3 hours per week. ADST 4P00 Foundations in Applied Disability Studies Introduction to a broad spectrum of disability studies and literature authored by persons with disabilities. Online. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 12.5 credits and permission of the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in ADST 6P00. ADST 4P50 Disability and Society Theoretical, philosophical and practical issues facing persons with disabilities examined from a strengths-based model emphasizing diversity, identity and empowerment. Online. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 12.5 credits and permission of the Department. Prerequisite(s): ADST 4P00 (6P00). Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in ADST 6P50. ADST 4P85 Critical Qualitative Design Applications Exploration, examination, and application of critical, reflective practice in qualitative research emphasizing patterns and distinctions across theoretical and typological foundations of qualitative inquiry. Online. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 12.5 credits and permission of the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in ADST 6P85. ADST 4P90 Applied Behaviour Analysis Across the Lifespan I Introduction to the science of applied behaviour analysis (ABA) as applied to persons with disabilities, their families, caregivers and teachers. Online. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 12.5 credits and permission of the Department. Note: students may not concurrently register in CHYS 3P47. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in ADST 6P90 and CHYS 3P47. ADST 4P91 Applied Behaviour Analysis Across the Lifespan II Further study in applied behaviour analysis (ABA) emphasizing interpretation and critical analysis of ABA research, and use of behaviour analytic framework as applied to effective interventions for people with disabilities. Online. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 12.5 credits and permission of the Department. Prerequisite(s): ADST 4P90 (6P90) or permission of the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in ADST 6P91. ADST 4P95 Research Methods in Applied Disability Studies Overview of quantitative and qualitative approaches, methodologies, and designs used in research relating to or including persons with disabilities. Online. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 12.5 credits and permission of the Department. Completion of this course will replace previous assigned grade and credit obtained in ADST 6P95. ADST 4P96 Directed Studies in Applied Disability Studies I Experiential learning through program of study or research practicum, designed in consultation with the faculty member, that is not covered in the department's regular course offerings. Restriction: open to students with a minimum of 12.5 overall credits and permission of the instructor and the Department. Note: offered online. Arrangements must be agreed upon with the instructor and the department prior to registration. ADST 4P97 Directed Studies in Applied Disability Studies II Experiential learning through program of study or research practicum, designed in consultation with the faculty member, that is not covered in the department's regular course offerings. Restriction: permission of the instructor and the Department. Prerequisite(s): ADST 4P96. Note: offered online. Arrangements must be agreed upon with the instructor and the department prior to registration.  
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