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Course Code: EDUC614 Course ID: 4173 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Course participants will develop skills required for teaching students with special learning needs, as well as students who are at-risk for academic or social failure. The concepts of educator collaboration, least restrictive environment, accommodations and modifications, confidentiality, behavior management, identification, categories of disabilities, and giftedness will be reviewed. Educators will analyze beliefs, evidenced-based practices, challenges, and applications to their own teaching practice. (Prerequisite: EDUC503)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session
10/31/2022 - 03/31/2023 04/03/2023 - 05/28/2023 April Spring 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Appraise what is “special” about special education (CEC 1)
  • Examine the roles and responsibilities of special education teachers (CEC 4, 7, 9)
  • Distinguish ways a general education teacher can work effectively with students with special needs (CEC 7, 10)
  • Examine other professional roles who provide services to students with special needs (CEC 10)
  • Analyze the protective and risk factors associated with challenging behavior (CEC 1, 2)
  • Defend how relationships protect against risk factors associated with challenging behavior (CEC 1, 2, 9)
  • Use strategies proven to assist in the prevention of challenging behavior (CEC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9)

NameGrade %
Assignments 70.00 %
Week 1: Your Ideal Classroom 8.75 %
Week 2: Staff Resource 8.75 %
Week 3: Presentation 8.75 %
Week 4: Classroom Observation 8.75 %
Week 6: Autism Awareness Month Newsletter 8.75 %
Week 5: Memos between Colleagues 8.75 %
Week 7: Two Critical Thinking Questions 8.75 %
Week 8: Article Critique 8.75 %
Discussions 30.00 %
Week 1: Introductions 2.73 %
Week 1: Pros and Cons of the Inclusive Classroom 2.73 %
Week 2: Demographics and Diversity 2.73 %
Week 2: The IEP 2.73 %
Week 3: Special Considerations SLD and ID 2.73 %
Week 4: Emotional Disability (ED) and Behavior Management 2.73 %
Week 5: Other Health Impairment & ADHD 2.73 %
Week 6: Students with Communication Disorders 2.73 %
Week 6: Students with Autism 2.73 %
Week 7: Simulated Sensory Impairment & Student Death 2.73 %
Week 8: Evaluation Systems for Students Who are Gifted & Caring Teachers 2.73 %

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Appraise what is “special” about special education (CEC 1)
  • Examine the roles and responsibilities of special education teachers (CEC 4, 7, 9)
  • Distinguish ways a general education teacher can work effectively with students with special needs (CEC 7, 10)
  • Examine other professional roles who provide services to students with special needs (CEC 10)
  • Analyze the protective and risk factors associated with challenging behavior (CEC 1, 2)
  • Defend how relationships protect against risk factors associated with challenging behavior (CEC 1, 2, 9)
  • Use strategies proven to assist in the prevention of challenging behavior (CEC 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 9)
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.