Course

Course Summary
Credit Type:
Course
ACE Course Number:
ADRA-0005
Location:
Online
Length:
16 weeks
Dates Offered:
Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 3 Special Education
Description

Objective:

The course objective is for teachers to expand their practical and theoretical knowledge of exceptional education, with a person-centered approach to the lives of people with exceptionalities in the twenty-first century.

Learning Outcomes:

  • demonstrate competence in effective listening and communication skills
  • recognize exceptionalism in several forms, including mental and physical
  • develop a positive mindset towards those with exceptionalities
  • learn how cross-professional collaboration enhances the lives of exceptional individuals and their families

General Course Topics:

  • Exceptionalities in the 21st century
  • Education for all
  • Inclusion in elementary school years
  • Secondary education and transition planning
  • Cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Exceptionalities and families
  • Learning disabilities
  • Emotional/behavioral disorders
  • Intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Communication disorders
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Severe and multiple disabilities
  • Sensory disabilities
  • Physical disabilities
  • Gifted, creative, and talented education
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Case Studies
  • Discussion
  • Learner Presentations
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Presentations
  • Quizzes

Minimum Passing Score:

70%
Supplemental Materials