Course Dates | Available any semester
Credits | 2 Transcripted Undergraduate Credits (Does not count toward degree completion)Corresponds to Concordia Education course EDUC-425.
Delivery Method | Online Asynchronous (Self-paced)
Cost | $595 ($297.50 per credit)
Instructor | Dr. Darrell Stolle
This course focuses on the learning differences of K-12 students in American schools and identifies the classroom teacher’s responsibility to meet the needs of diverse learners. It acquaints prospective teachers with the philosophy of inclusion, provides description of categorical disability areas, examines examples of school support services and introduces federal legislation, laws and court cases which have defined education services to be provided to children with special needs.
This course will:
Provide a focused understanding of topics surrounding special education.
Allow time for reflection on working with students who live with disabilities.
Familiarize prospective teachers with federal laws pertaining to disabilities as they apply to school settings.
Familiarize prospective teachers with the categories of disability and related services provided by schools for students with disabilities.
Introduce prospective teachers to the philosophy of inclusion and explore practices conducive of inclusion in their classroom.
Explore various strategies for teaching in an inclusive classroom. Some specific examples include:
Universal Design for Learning (UDL)Multi-tiered Systems of School Support (MTSS)Response to Intervention (RTI)Positive Behavioral Supports (PBS).
Course Materials & Quizzes
You should take notes and focus on understanding the concepts introduced in each module as you work through the material provided. You do not need to memorize anything, since quizzes are open book; you may use your notes and other resources.
You must pass quizzes with 80%. Any missed questions will be repeated until you answer them correctly, then you may advance to the next module.
Module OneIntroduction to Special Education (SPED)
Module TwoPerceptions About Disability
Module ThreePeople First Language, Basic Terminology, and SPED Overview
Module FourUnderstanding Response to Intervention (RTI) and the Individualized Education Program (IEP)
Module FiveAttention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Differences
Module SixAddressing Aggressive, Noncompliant behavior
Module SevenCreating an Inclusive Classroom
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Dr. Darrell StolleProfessor & Department Chair | Education DepartmentConcordia College
Graduate & Continuing Studies901 8th St SMoorhead, MN 56562Concordia Collegecontinue@cord.edu218.299.3567
Dr. Darrell Stolledstolle@cord.edu
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