EDUC 202 - Field Experience in Special Education
Provides a structured field-based experience for students to observe teachers and students in special education setting in local public schools. Applying concepts learned in EDUC 201 , students reflect on teaching and learning with diverse student populations. Experiences in a small group and individual instruction provide a transition from theory to practice. Attendance at on-campus and school site orientations required before beginning observations. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): EDUC 201 . Five hours lecture and thirty hours practicum each semester. Formerly ED 141.
1 semester hour
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Describe and implement the components of a positive teacher disposition, including the reliability, communication, initiative, behavior, and responsiveness expected of pre-service and in-service teachers.
- Identify the demands and rewards of working with students with disabilities in the general education classroom and/or other special education environments.
- Discuss modification and accommodation strategies for several types of disabilities.
- Compare and contrast the principles of mainstreaming and inclusion.
- Observe how students with disabilities are integrated into the overall school.
- Identify ways that policies and regulations are implemented in the actual classroom.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of collaboration between special and general educators in affecting student learning.
- Begin to plan ways to individualize behavior management in the classroom.
- Implement appropriate teaching techniques with small groups or individual students at the request of the mentor teacher.
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