ESE 522: Teaching Exceptional Children

2010-08-17 -

Maximum Increased. 7/19/10 – Meeting Dates Changed.

Synonym:

71278 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jean Nolan

Credits:

2

Seats:

18

Semester:

Fall 2010

Meeting Schedule:

Sat 9/11 (8:00AM-4:29PM)
Fri 10/15 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Sat 10/16 (8:00AM-4:29PM)
Sat 11/13 (8:00AM-4:29PM)

Description:

Competency Areas: Cert – Required; EE – EE Methods Required alternate; EAO, CB, IND & RMC – Elective
Restricted to ES Certification students from July 13 – August 13; open to all ES students on August 14.

Adolescent children and those with special needs present the classroom teacher with a wide variety of challenges in terms of management, motivation, and relationships. This course is designed to familiarize the student with special educational needs of adolescents who have a range of cognitive, physical or emotionally handicapping conditions. Related topics that will be covered include: Special Education (legal) requirements within school systems; developmental issues; the Individual Education Plan (IEP); curriculum adaptations; and issues in mainstreaming and normalization.