EDSE192Syllabus_Spring2004

EDSE192Syllabus_Spring2004 - San Jose State University...

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1 San Jose State University College of Education Department of Special Education ************************************************************************ EDSE 192 – Mainstreaming the Exceptional Individual ************************************************************************ Spring 2004 Instructor: Dr. Jennifer Madigan Office: Sweeney Hall 221 Office Hours: M 2:00 to 3:30; T 2:30 to 6:00 or by appointment E-mail: jenmadigan@aol.com Phone: 408 924-3313 Class: Mondays 4:00 to 6:45 SH 239 Course Dates: 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17 FINAL DUE: 5/24 Mission Statement College of Education: The mission of the College of Education at San Jose State University is to prepare educators who have the knowledge, skills, dispositions and ethics that ensure equity and excellence for all students in a culturally diverse, technologically complex, global community Mission Statement Department of Special Education: The Department of Special Education prepares professionals to be competent in educating individuals with special needs from birth to adulthood across a variety of environments. We accomplish this goal in collaboration with faculty members from the Department of Teacher Education; together we promote equity and excellence in our curricula for all our students. Course Description: This course facilitates professional development among pre- and in-service teachers in the area of teaching students with disabilities in general education environment. This course is required of each applicant for a clear multiple or single subject teaching credential or an administrative service credential. The course is designed to provide classroom intervention strategies prior to referral to special education along with basic policies and procedures regarding placement of and services for students with disabilities. The goal of this course is to enable regular education teachers to make effective decisions regarding meeting the special learning needs of their students.
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2 Knowledge Base: This course will present child development, learning styles, intelligences, modalities and other variables as they relate to education and the classroom. Areas of exceptionality will include sensory, motor, perceptual, social and cultural. The importance of teaching to all children and of identifying these areas and designing effective instruction in the mainstreamed setting, based on informal and formal diagnoses of problems, will be emphasized. This course assists in utilizing a variety of strategies, activities and materials designed to motivate all students to learn, including second language learners and learners representative of various linguistic, socioeconomic and cultural groups. Additionally, this course will help candidates establish activities and lessons which promote critical thinking, metacognitive skill development and problem solving among students representing differing cultural, linguistic, racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Prerequisites:
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