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Exceptional Student
EXCEPT STUDENT
CLASS CODE: SECED 322 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: TEACHER EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to assist secondary teachers in meeting the needs of exceptional students. A wide range of exceptionalities will be addressed on topics such as identification of disabilities and exceptionalities, adaptive teaching strategies, legal issues and collaborative opportunities. Classroom management will also be emphasized.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Teaching Methods:
Lecture
Text
Discussion
Guest Speaker
Service Learning
Professional Journals
Group Presentation
Videos
Interviews
Mock IEP
Parent Panels
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Understand exceptionalities and integrate content representing a diversity of ethnic and cultural, socioeconomic family backgrounds.
2. Understand how learning is influenced by individual experiences, talents, language, culture, and family and community values.
3. Become familiar with the common concerns of parents and teachers of students with exceptionalities.
4. Create a learning community that will help all students achieve success.
5. Understand school/family relationships.
6. Develop productive, cooperative, and collaborative partnerships.
7. Understand laws related to student rights and teacher responsibilities with reference to assessment, eligibility, and placement.
8. Understand how to identify differences in approaches to learning and design instruction using student strengths.
9. Understand the principles of human motivation and behavior (extrinsic and intrinsic) and the principles of effective classroom management.
10. Promote positive relationships, cooperation, conflict resolution and purposeful learning.
REQUIREMENTS: Restricted to Secondary Education majors who have completed 45 or more credits.
Assessments:
Test
Journal Response
Peer Review
Quiz
Projects
Presentations
Service Learning
Self-Assessment
PREREQUISITES: Ed 200, Ed 270, SecEd 205 and SecEd 252
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002