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Online Session II - Exceptionalities: Individualizing Learning (EDUC 6015) - Section 1

Program: Online Courses

Dates: On-Going (Ends Dec 15, 2023)

Location: N/A - 10 week online course

EDUC 6015 SUNY Empire State University
Course dates 10/9/23-12/15/23
This course provides an overview of theories and research about students with special needs and a range of exceptionalities, as well as issues and strategies in developing educational programs and adapting instruction to meet the needs of all students. Students develop awareness of and sensitivity to individual differences and learn how to individualize instruction in the context of their certification areas. Topics include: physical, emotional and learning disabilities; gifted and talented students; gifted and talented students and computers; individualizing instruction for all students; uses of assistive and adaptive technologies and computers to meet special needs; inclusion; and assessing behavior problems and planning, implementing, and evaluating interventions. Students complete at least 15 hours in a middle or high school classroom (appropriate to the certification area) working with a certified special education teacher to explore the application of what they are studying to a classroom setting. 3 graduate credits.

Registration deadline is 10/4/23 and course runs 10 weeks. Participants should log in daily to review and check assignments.

One Required Textbook: Exceptional Lives:Practice, Progress & Dignity in Today's Schools ISBN-13:978-0-13-498433-9 or ISBN-10: 0-13-498433-1

**$30 tech fee will be paid on the first day of class via our Moodle platform. Tech fee is non-refundable