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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Sep 18, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 4500 - Exceptional Children: Adolescence

Hours: 4
This course provides an overview of special education and the knowledge necessary for teachers to meet the needs of students with exceptionalities in middle childhood and adolescence classrooms. In addition, time will be spent focusing on the role of the inclusion teacher in preparing pre–referral intervention strategies, collaborating with the intervention specialist, familiarizing themselves with the referral process including the multi-factored evaluation and working with a team of professionals in establishing IEP goals, objectives and services. Other topics include foundations of special education, laws and policies, collaboration with families, characteristics of students with exceptional learning needs, assessments, instructional strategies, and differentiated instruction.
Prerequisites: EDUC 2000 with a minimum grade of C.
Notes: Requires 5 off campus field hours. Current BCI/FBI Background check must be on file in the Education office. Teacher candidates must achieve a grade of C or better.