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

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.

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

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

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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

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MORE INFORMATION

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Latest Revision on: March 22, 2017