The Special Education Student in the Inclusion Classroom (prev #: EDU-506YJ)

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3 Units
Online Self-Paced

Course Description

Convenient Online Professional Growth for General Education Teachers in Inclusion Classes

In this course, explore the dynamics of teaching a general education class with special education students included. Examine strategies to deal with various behavior management and academic issues. Models of team teaching and classroom strategies to differentiate instruction can improve outcomes for both special and general education students in the inclusion classroom. You will examine the specific needs of many students and apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning to create accessible and inclusive lessons. You will also learn the components of the IEP (Individualized Education Program) and its use in setting goals and structure planning to improve student achievement.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grades K-12)

Course Materials: All materials for this course are included in the online course

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EDU-X705A – 014 Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 3 $489

The Special Education Student in the Inclusion Classroom (prev #: EDU-506YJ)

Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
3
$489
Online Self-Paced
Kevin Mattson

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What You Will Learn

  • Explore the legal and civil rights and needs of special education students
  • Design accessible, inclusive lessons and accommodations
  • Improve outcomes for special education and general education students

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  • Required readings (textbook, articles, journals, websites, etc.) and presentations (audio and/or video).
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  • Module conclusion to review the topics and what you should have learned.
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