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(SPED 309) Theory and Practice with Students with Disabilities

Organization of collaborative educational programs, diagnosis, curriculum development, and teaching methods for students with mild/moderate disabilities.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisite SPED 300
Offered Fall, Winter
Programs Special Education Minor

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use strategies and techniques in designing, delivering, and adapting direct and explicit instruction for teaching students across the range of mild and moderate disabilities in pull-out special education and inclusive general education settings.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of how children learn, internalize knowledge, and develop performance and thinking skills.
  3. Demonstrate how to implement developmentally appropriate practices for promoting the learning of all children.
  4. Apply knowledge of principles of universal design to implement accommodations and modifications according to each student's individualized education program (IEP).
  5. Develop a curriculum that includes evidence-based practices for instruction in reading, writing, and math aligning with the core curriculum to meet student needs.