A multi-faceted study of research-based strategies that assist with development of a responsibility-oriented classroom through practice at clarifying and communicating expectations; establishment of reasonable rules, logical consequences and problem solving; and exploration of tools that guide a positive learning environment. This course focuses on those learners with additional challenges in behavior as a result of emotionally/behaviorally disabled or at risk characteristics. Participants develop skills in researching and creating Functional Behavioral Assessments (FBA) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP). Prereq: EDU 511 and admission to the MA-Ed program, Special Education Major and/or permission of the AGS dean.