Counseling Psychology and Special Education
 

Curriculum and Instruction for Secondary Students with Disabilities

Curriculum and Instruction for Secondary Students with Disabilities
Selection and adaptation of curriculum accommodations, transition planning, and post-secondary preparation.
CPSE
440
 Hours2.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesAdmission to special education program; CPSE 403 or equivalent.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining CPSE 440
Course Outcomes: 

Historical foundations

Historical foundations, classic studies, major contributors, major legislation, and current issues related to knowledge and practice of transition/secondary special education.

Continuum of placement

Continuum of placement and services available for individuals with disabilities at the secondary level.

Psychological and social-emotional characteristics

Psychological and social-emotional characteristics of individuals with disabilities as adolescents and young adults.

Specialized materials and instructional approaches

Specialized materials and instructional approaches for individuals with disabilities at the secondary level.

Instructional strategies and practices

Advantages and limitations of instructional strategies and practices for teaching individuals with disabilities at this level.

Strategies

Strategies for integrating student initiated learning experiences into ongoing instruction.

Methods

Methods for guiding individuals in identifying and organizing critical vocational content.

Transition planning

Assessing for transition planning.

Multicultural competence

Multicultural competence in transition planning processes

Research-supported methods for academic instruction

Use research-supported methods for academic instruction of secondary age individuals with disabilities.

Research-supported methods for non-academic instruction

Use research-supported methods for non-academic instruction of secondary age individuals with disabilities.

Adaptations and technology

Use appropriate adaptations and technology for all individuals with disabilities.

Resources and techniques for transitioning

Use resources and techniques for transitioning individuals with disabilities into and out of school and post-school environments.