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Strategies for ECSE
STRATEG ECSE
CLASS CODE: ECSE 410 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: To understand and apply approaches and theory of intervention strategies and procedures with young children with special needs. The student will learn to use theories of direct instruction and collaboration and team interventions.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Fundamentals of Early Interventions
Goal of Early Intervention
An Ecological Framework For Early Intervention
Strategies For Intervention: Teaching and Teaching Process
Facilitating the Acquisition and Use of Communication Skills
Preventing and Responding to Problem Situations
Facilitating Motor Skills
Feeding and Nutritional Issues
Teaching Methods:
Lecture
Discussion
Readings
Video
Simulation
Training Sessions

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of instructional strategies to meet the needs of children 0-2, 3-5, and K-3rd.
2. Examine and internalize from a multi-disciplinary view, strategies for intervention with young children with exceptionality.
3. Demonstrate knowledge and ability to design effective instructional plans to meet individual needs.
4. Know components of and design Individual Education Programs (IEPs) and Individual Family Service Plans (IFSPs) to meet the needs of young children and their families.
5. Realize the significant impact of direct instruction and systematic behavioral programming on individuals with special needs.
6. Become familiar with and recognize a professional's responsibility for effective collaboration, team-teaching, and direct services with families and professionals.
7. Utilize approaches and theory of intervention strategies/procedures with children by applying the principles of best practice for intervention.
REQUIREMENTS: Assessments:
Work Samples
Quizzes
Essays
Objective Tests
Intervention Analysis
PREREQUISITES: ECSE 100, CHILD 310, ELED 375, ECSE 400
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003