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SPED 445. Social and Natural Sciences for Special Educators

Credits: 3
Department: Special Education
Description: Research-supported strategic teaching practices, adaptations and modifications for students with disabilities in content area classes and in oral and written expression, and listening comprehension.
Corequisites: SPED 405, SPED 415, SPED 418, SPED 338, SPED 339
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF
Lab: Lab

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Adapt and modify curriculum and deliver evidence-based instruction in social and natural sciences aligned with state and local grade-level content standards to meet individual learner needs.
2. Design, implement, modify, and adjust instructional programs and processes and adapt materials and environments to enhance individual student participation and performance in social and natural sciences.
3. Select and apply evidence-based instructional practices, including those supported by scientifically based research when available, for academic instruction for students with a range of disabilities and diverse needs in social and natural sciences.
4. Apply strategies to increase academic skills, reasoning, problem solving skills, study skills, organizational skills, coping skills, self-management, test-taking skills, and other cognitive strategies to ensure individual success in one-to-one, small-group, and large-group settings.
5. Design, implement, monitor, and adjust a range of evidence-based instructional strategies and practices and develop and adapt specialized materials that facilitate student engagement and the maintenance and generalization of skills.






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