ESE 522: Teaching Exceptional Children

2009-07-31 -

Meeting dates clarified (meets bi-weekly, not weekly)

Synonym:

63940 (for web registration)

Section:

A

Faculty:

Jean Nolan

Credits:

2

Seats:

16

Semester:

Fall 2009

Meeting Schedule:

Thu 9/3 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 9/17 (5:00PM-7:50PM)
Thu 10/1 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 10/15 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 10/29 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 11/5 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 11/19 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 12/3 (5:00PM-7:59PM)
Thu 12/10 (5:00PM-7:59PM)

Description:

Competency Areas: Cert - Required; EE - EE Methods Required alternate; EAO, CB, IND & RMC - Elective
Restricted to ES Certification students from July 15 - 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.