Mar 23, 2023
EDTE 3730 - Instructional Adaptations for Adolescent-Young Adult Learners with Exceptionalities & Diverse Needs
Course combines with clinical/field experience to develop skills needed by educators at the adolescent to young adult levels in order to work with learners who are exceptional and diverse needs in inclusive classrooms. Content includes curriculum modifications, selection and appropriate uses of reading materials, instructional and reading adaptations, classroom management adaptations, effective collaboration strategies, accessing related and support services, and skills required for instructing and managing an inclusive classroom.
Requisites: (EDSE 3500 or concurrent) and Admission to Advanced Standing and 2.75 GPA
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
- Students will be able to apply knowledge of co-planning and co-teaching methods to strengthen content acquisition of individuals with exceptional and diverse learning needs.
- Students will be able to apply knowledge of issues, assurances, and due process rights related to assessment, eligibility, and placement within a continuum of services.
- Students will be able to identify and analyze the educational and social implications of characteristics of various exceptionalities.
- Students will be able to evaluate and modify instructional practices in response to ongoing assessment data.
- Students will be able to implement research-supported methods for academic and nonacademic instruction of individuals with exceptional and diverse learning needs.
- Students will be able to organize, develop, and sustain learning environments that support positive intra-cultural and intercultural experiences.
- Students will be able to respond to differing ways of learning, including those from culturally diverse backgrounds,
- Students will be able to reflect on one’s practice to improve instruction and guide professional growth.
- Students will be able to utilize strategies to support and enhance communication skills of individuals with exceptional and diverse learning needs.
- Students will be able to create a universally-designed lesson plan incorporating evidence-based practices and differentiating when necessary
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