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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 27, 2020  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EDUC 4550 - Practicum: Early Childhood Special Education

Hours: 4
This course is designed for those seeking an Intervention Specialist license. Course participants will examine formal and informal assessment measures, assistive technology, speech, language, social, emotional, cognitive, gross, and fine motor skill development in early childhood students. A 100-hour field placement in special needs pre-school classrooms will provide participants with the opportunity to utilize their knowledge in that classroom as they plan and implement lessons in accordance with student Individualized Education Plans. An in-depth look at legislation, rules, and regulations as well as service delivery options, intervention strategies, and working with families will be emphasized. Participants will learn the tools needed to differentiate instruction and will have the opportunity to apply this skill in their field placements. Evaluation for this course will be based on the participants’ ability to meet the Early Childhood Special Needs standards as developed by Council for Exceptional Children.
Prerequisites: EDUC 1600, 2200, 2510 with minimum grades of C.
Notes: 100 off campus field hours required. Current BCI/FBI Background check must be on file in the Education office. Teacher candidates must achieve a grade of C or better.