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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SED 303 - Curriculum Methods in Learning and Behavior Disorders (P-12)

Credits: 3

This course is designed to provide opportunities for investigating research-based best practices exploring the advantages and limitations of instructional strategies and practices for teaching individuals with emotional/behavioral disorders. Candidates will examine how technology, media, resources, and materials may be used to maximize teaching effectiveness in the classroom. Major focuses are given to the area of constructing unit lessons, lesson presentations, and evaluation of student progress. Candidates are expected to develop lesson plans that accommodate the needs of learners with disabilities and that provide differentiated learning experiences. Designing instructional strategies for diversity in culture and in learning styles, adapting commercial and teacher-made materials, assessing learner progress, and using technology to enhance instruction are studied in -depth. A primary study will address the resources and techniques used to transition individuals with emotional/behavioral disorders into and out of school and post -school environments.

Required: Clinical experiences required.