Practicum: Teaching Students with Severe Disabilities

Practicum: Teaching Students with Severe Disabilities
Practicum in the effective teaching cycle for students with severe disabilities.
 Hours1.0 - 6.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, Arr Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education licensure program; CPSE 403 or equivalent; FBI fingerprint background clearance.
 TaughtSpring, Summer
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 467R
Course Outcomes

Rights and responsibilities

Rights and responsibilities of students, parents, teachers, and other professionals, and schools related to exceptional learning needs.

Models, theories, and philosophies for special ed

Models, theories, and philosophies that form the basis for special education practice.

Specialized materials

Specialized materials for individuals with disabilities.

Nonaversive techniques

Use a variety of nonaversive techniques to control targeted behavior and maintain attention of individuals with disabilities.

Attitudes and behaviors

Teacher attitudes and behaviors that influence behavior of individuals with exceptional learning needs. Social skills needed for educational and other environments.

Curricula standards

National, state or provincial, and local curricula standards to design and teach assessment-based lessons. Develop and conduct a mock IEP.

Daily lesson plans and materials

Prepare and organize materials to implement daily lesson plans.

Individualized assessment strategies

Develop or modify individualized assessment strategies and administer formal and informal assessments.

Learning environments

Create a safe, equitable, positive, and supportive learning environment in which diversities are valued.

Lifelong professional development

Continuum of lifelong professional development.