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SPED 490. Special Education Senior Seminar

Credits: 1
Department: Special Education
Description: Weekly seminar to review student teaching goals and objectives; electronic portfolio assessment.
Corequisites: Methods (422, 446 or 447) and Student Teaching (460/461, 470/471 or 480/481)
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: S/U

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Apply knowledge and critical thinking skills to solve instructional and behavioral problems.
2. Examine the role of a collaborative leader with respect to engaging in professional communication, exploring challenges in the role of consultant, and managing relationships with school personnel (e.g., paraprofessionals, school psychologists, other teachers).
3. Use self-evaluation and reflection skills as part of the TPA to evaluate student teaching performance.
4. Synthesize information obtained Methods/Interventions courses and discuss how effective practices are applied in student teaching.
5. Demonstrate professionalism through activities that focus on entry into field.

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