Counseling Psychology and Special Education
 

Curriculum and Instruction: Severe Disabilities

Curriculum and Instruction: Severe Disabilities
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.
CPSE
453
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program or instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 453
Course Outcomes: 

Assessment for curriculum planning

The necessity of assessment for curriculum planning.

Historical foundations and current issues

Historical foundations, classic studies, major contributors, major legislation, and current issues related to knowledge and practice of curriculum & instruction in special education.

Effective Teaching principles

Effective Teaching principles.

Positive classroom management

Positive classroom management.

Teaching field as a professional setting

Teaching field as a professional setting.

Teaching methods

Various teaching methods used in teaching students with severe disabilities.

Research-supported methods for instruction

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

Reasearch-supported methods for non-academic instruction

Use research-supported methods for non-academic instruction of individuals with severe disabilities.

Appropriate adaptations and technology

Use appropriate adaptations and technology for all individuals with disabilities and from diverse backgrounds.

Lesson plans

Create lesson plans derived from assessments.