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CPSE 453

Curriculum and Instruction: Severe Disabilities

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

Course Description

Strategies for designing and implementing educational programs, curricula, and teaching methods for students with severe disabilities. Application of course concepts will occur in a local school district each week.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

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

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Admission to special education program or instructor's consent

Note

For Severe undergraduate students only.

Title

Standards-based planning

Learning Outcome

1. Write standards-based PLAAFP statements, IEP and unit goals, and lesson objectives.

Title

Instruction

Learning Outcome

2. Use research-supported methods for academic and nonacademic instruction of individuals with severe disabilities.

Title

Lesson planning

Learning Outcome

3. Create assessment-based lesson plans including appropriate adaptations and technology for individuals with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds.

Title

Instructional decisions

Learning Outcome

4. Demonstrate the design and use of curriculum-based measurements to make instructional decisions.