See the Catalog for full course descriptions, but here's an overview.
Special Education Alternative Licensure I
This class will cover topics related to special education. It will address what is special education, federal disabilities, IEP development, identification process, collaboration strategies and more. Teaching the core classes of reading, writing, and math to students with disabilities including strategies and interventions will be studied. A field-based practicum is required to implement and use information from course work.
Module 1: Introduction to Special Education
Getting the Classroom Ready:
Module 2: Teaching the Core Classes
Specific Learning Disabilities:
Special Education Alternative Licensure II
This course will cover theories and best practices of designing instruction and behavior plans for students with disabilities, culturally linguistically appropriate strategies, and family/professional relationships with special populations. We will engage in activities/assignments around the ideals, strategies/interventions, and issues of special education. The class will look at behavior, culturally linguistically diverse students, classroom design/lesson planning, creating active and engaged learners, obligations of special educators, and family/professional relationships. This class contains a field-based practicum where you are expected to implement and use information gained from class.
Module 3: Behavior
Module 4: Culturally Linguistically Diverse (CLD)
Module 5: Classroom Design
Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)
Module 6: Creating Active Participants
Expectations as a teacher
Module 7: Family/Professional Relationships