Nov 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TED-2350 Early Childhood Special Education


Credits 3
This course is an introduction to the field of special education, including characteristics of exceptional children and developmentally appropriate materials and instructional techniques in a variety of educational settings.
Prerequisite(s): Reading proficiency.  TED-1110 TED-1200 TED-1300 , and TED-1400  .  Rule: ECE A.A.S. students must also take TED-1110   prior to taking 2000 level courses.
(ECE 1560)
(Not offered summer.)

Course Outcomes
  1. Explain the special education laws and legislation which govern the field, and discuss their components and the implications for classroom practice.
  2. List the characteristics of each type of exceptionality, as well as the causes, identification tools, and the impact on developmental growth
  3. Select appropriate teaching strategies and guidance techniques to use with exceptional children in a variety of educational settings.
  4. Prepare developmentally appropriate lesson plans which include accommodations for children with special needs in an included classroom.
  5. Recommend types of appropriate support services for exceptional children and their families.
  6. Compare and contrast the roles of each member of the special education team and articulate strategies for effective collaboration.




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