Development and Exceptionality in the Regular Classroom

EPSE 317 (3.0) Online – Course Outline

EVALUATION

  • Grade type:  Pass/Fail
  • Resource Guide
  • Individual Education Plan
  • Weekly Learning Responses
  • Weekly Discussion Posts/Responses

This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

DESCRIPTION

The teacher’s role in dealing with major developmental and special educational issues and problems within the regular classroom program, including working with supportive services, parents and communities.

Pre-requisites and/or Co-requisites: one of EPSE 306 and EPSE 313. The pre-requisites may be waived with the permission of the instructor.

EPSE 317 is a pre-approved elective for the Diploma in Education – Early Years Education and the Diploma in Education – Infant Development and Supported Child Development.

OBJECTIVES

  • To become cognizant of the teacher’s role in dealing with major developmental and special education issues and problems within the regular classroom program, including working with supportive services, parents and communities.
  • To become aware of information concerning current issues relevant to special education in Canada and the impact recent changes will have for regular classroom teachers.
  • To obtain knowledge regarding stereotypes, professional classification and characteristics of children with special needs.
  • To become cognizant of information regarding the categorization of children with special needs and issues related to the identification process and provision of services.
  • To develop an understanding of assessment and program planning for children with special needs in regular education settings.
  • To develop an understanding of the organizational and planning strategies (including techniques and materials) for an inclusive classroom.

OUTLINE

This course will be offered online on Canvas – http://canvas.ubc.ca

LESSON TOPIC
 1 Introduction
 2 The Individual Education Plan
 3 Designing Inclusive Classrooms
 4 Communication Disorders
 5 Learning Disabilities
 6 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
7 Emotional and/or Behavioral Disorders
 8 Intellectual Disabilities
 9 Autism Spectrum Disorder
 10 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
11 Low-Incident Disabilities
 12 Special Talents and Gifted

REQUIRED COURSE MATERIAL

Call the UBC Bookstore to order: 604.822.2665, toll free in North America: 1.800.661.3889 or

Order online: http://shop.bookstore.ubc.ca/courselistbuilder.aspx

Option 1: (hardcopy)

  • Smith, T., Polloway, E., Patton, J., Dowdy, C., McIntyre, L. (2015). Teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings (5th Canadian ed.). Toronto: Pearson Education. ISBN: 9780134396941

or

Option 2: (e-book)

  • Smith, T., Polloway, E., Patton, J., Dowdy, C., McIntyre, L. (2015). Teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings. (5th Canadian ed.). Go to: http://www.myeducationlab.com (Special Education)

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

This is an online course. Students are required to have a computer, access to the Internet, and a Campus Wide Login ID and password to access the course website.

LIBRARY RESOURCES: Connect From Home

Your EZproxy connection will allow you to access library resources from your computer on or off campus. For more information, go to https://services.library.ubc.ca/electronic-access/connect/

MORE INFORMATION

Telephone: 604.822.2013, or toll-free in North America: 1.888.492.1122
Email: pro-d.educ@ubc.ca


Latest Revision on: October 25, 2018