Jul 12, 2024  
2011-2012 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
2011-2012 School of Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Needs: Initial Licensure in Severe Disabilities (All)


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The curriculum for the Special Needs programs leading to licensure in Severe Disabilities addresses theories of language development, including the differences between first and second language acquisition and the effects of disabilities on learning and vocabulary development. The program explores diagnosis and assessment of that development, innovative instructional practices for students with handicapping conditions, functional curriculum development and educational planning, and the availability and operation of assistive technologies that support the learning needs of the severely disabled child. This preparation program for Initial licensure requires a pre-practicum and practicum experiences as described below.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the program students will:

 

•  Demonstrate skill in planning curriculum and instruction, delivering effective instruction, managing classroom climate, promoting equity and meeting professional standards.
•  Demonstrate ability to collect, analyze, synthesize, and apply measurement data.
•  Demonstrate knowledge of and approach to subject matter.
•  Demonstrate knowledge of typical child development and exceptionalities.

Severe Disabilities: Initial Licensure (All)

 

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