ESE 522: Teaching Exceptional Children

Synonym:

86342 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jean Nolan

Credits:

2

Seats:

16

Semester:

Fall 2012

Meeting Schedule:

Thu 9/6 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 9/20 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 10/4 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 10/18 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 11/1 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 11/15 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 11/29 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 12/6 (5:00PM-7:59PM)

Description:

Competency Areas: Cert – Required; ASJS, CB, EE, SDCC, SDS ?Çô Methods

Restricted to ES Science Teacher Certification students from July 10 – 16; open to all ES students on July 17.

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.