• Associate Professor of Education and Coordinator of Special Education
  • 864.294.3381
  • Hipp Hall 101L
  • judy.stuart@furman.edu
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Dr. Judy Stuart is an associate professor and the coordinator of special education programs for the Education Department. Dr. Stuart also coordinates programs and advises students seeking an education major without certification as preparation for non-teaching fields. She holds a bachelor's degree in special education from Louisiana Tech University and a master's and Ph.D. in special education from the University of New Orleans. Dr. Stuart has been actively involved in working with professionals in special education and other related service providers with particular interests centered on children with special needs and their families. She shares her passion through involvement in the community and in projects with Furman students.

Name Title Description

EDEC-746

Yng Chldrn W Diverse Abilities

Examines curricula, instructional strategies, and support materials for children with diverse abilities, birth to age 8, and their families. Planning, implementation, and evaluation of instruction is emphasized. Includes a minimum of 20 hours of field experience.

EDEX-621

Students w Exceptionalities

Characteristics of persons with exceptionalities, implications for teaching and learning, and applications of special education procedures and services. Extensive field experiences are incorporated.

EDEX-622

Nature of Lrng Disabilities

Designed to teach students the history of the field of learning disabilities, related educational theories, available educational services, and appropriate strategies for working with individuals with learning disabilities. Field-based experiences are incorporated.

EDEX-741

Exceptional Lrng Mthd & Assmnt

Covers processes of assessment specific to individuals identified as having an emotional or behavioral disorder (EBD) or a specific learning disability (SLD) in both placements that are inclusive and those that are restrictive. Discuss case studies and participate in class activities tailored to the specific characteristics of these students, as well as develop individualized education plans (IEPs) and individualized family service plans (IFSPs). Explore instructional and collaborative practices with exposure to alternative assessments.

EDEX-742

Exceptional Lrng Needs 6-Trnst

EDEX-745

Social & Bhvrl Interventions

Development of a knowledge base and skills for implementing applied behavior analysis and social skills instruction with groups and individuals with variant behaviors.

EDU-120

Human Development

Physical, cognitive, social and emotional aspects of development, from conception through older adulthood, with applications for parenting and teacher education.

EDU-221

Students With Exceptionalities

Characteristics of persons with exceptionalities, implications for teaching and learning, and applications of special education procedures and services. Extensive field experiences are incorporated.

Education
Ph.D.
University of New Orleans
M.Ed.
University of New Orleans
B.A.
Louisiana Tech University

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