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CPSE 447

Mentored Field Experience: Teaching Students with Severe Disabilities-Secondary

Counseling Psychology and Special Education David O. McKay School of Education

Course Description

Mentored field experience in teaching students with severe disabilities in secondary settings within the BYU Public School Partnership districts.

When Taught

Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Admission to special education program; CPSE 203 or equivalent; concurrent enrollment in CPSE 440 (secondary); FBI fingerprint background clearance.

Title

Diversity in upper grades

Learning Outcome

1. Describe the characteristics and diversity of adolescent and young adult individuals with disabilities.

Title

Assessment and instruction

Learning Outcome

2. Describe evidence-based and culturally sensitive assessment, instructional strategies, learning experiences, and learning materials for secondary students with disabilities.

Title

Transition planning and implementation

Learning Outcome

3. Use evidence-based and culturally sensitive resources and techniques for transitioning individuals with disabilities into and out of school and post-school environments.