ESE 522: Teaching Exceptional Children

2008-08-06 -

Meeting Dates changed.

Synonym:

56815 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jean Nolan

Credits:

2

Seats:

15

Semester:

Fall 2008

Meeting Schedule:

Thu 10/30 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thursdays 11/6 - 11/20 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 12/4 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thursdays 9/4 - 9/18 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 10/16 (5:00PM-7:59PM)

Description:

Section A: Competency Areas: Cert – Required; EE – EE Methods Required alternate; EAO, CB, IND & RMC – Elective
Section A: Restricted to ES Certification students through July 31; open to all ES students on August 1.
Section B: Competency Area: Elective
Section B: Restricted to Education Department Science Education student through July 31; open to ES students on August 1.

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.