Special education courses train instructors to teach academic subjects as well as life skills in their classrooms to promote success in their students' school and home lives. Class topics vary to fit the needs of educators who may be instructing blind, deaf, autistic, developmentally delayed or gifted students.
You may wonder, what is a course in special education? Each course is designed to give instructors appropriate tools to become highly effective teachers in their classrooms. For example, enrollees may learn how to plan lessons to meet different needs among learners. They may also learn about universal design, specific accommodations and/or modifications to promote learning. A course may provide specific information about disabilities such as speech impairment, deafness, autism, emotional disturbances, blindness and brain injuries. Because special education programs also serve children who are gifted, coursework incorporates the how-tos of working with gifted and talented populations.
By taking a course in special education, students grasp knowledge in pedagogy, behavior management, and the laws pertaining to disabled individuals. These courses will also assist instructors in developing strategies for assessment and testing.
The cost to take a course in special education varies depending on the institution, how long the class lasts, and whether it is delivered in an online or on-campus format. It would be wise to contact different universities, including international schools, to check into tuition rates.
The need for teachers with expertise in special education continues to grow because of legislated student achievement requirements and the retirement of existing teachers. Those who take courses in this field of study can be on their way to new careers as teachers, speech pathologists, art therapists, supervisors or directors. With additional courses, educators who are already in the classroom can advance to become curriculum specialists, principals, administrators and/or superintendents.
Institutions around the globe have a wide variety of exciting classes in this field. If you feel called to work in the rewarding arena of special education, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.
As an international student, our Fall Academic Bridge Program at IEC will give you the academic skills and personal confidence you need to start the first two years of your bachelor’s degree at Diablo Valley College (DVC). [+]
As an international student, our Fall Academic Bridge Program at IEC will give you the academic skills and personal confidence you need to start the first two years of your bachelor’s degree at Diablo Valley College (DVC).
Application Deadline: September 11 Mandatory Orientation: October 22 & 23 Classes: Oct 26 - Dec 10
Program includes:English 162 – Language, Literature & Culture (3 units)
And one of the following:Anthropology 130 – (3 units) Political Science 120 – (3 units) Sociology 120 – (3 units)
*classes are pre-selected by IEC. Students are not able to choose.
As an international student, our Fall Academic Bridge Program at IEC will give you the academic skills and personal confidence you need to start the first two years of your bachelor’s degreeat Diablo Valley College (DVC). The Academic Bridge Program is designed to allow you to successfully transition from study outside of the USA to a full-time academic program. The BRIDGE includes 2 pre-selected academic courses which give you 6 units of university credit that are transferable and count towards your four year bachelor’s degree at all the California State and University of California campuses. Not only will you get a head start on your bachelor’s degree, but the 6 week Academic Bridge Program also includes:... [-]
Short Courses are the ideal option for students, business owners and interested individuals who want to spruce up their CV’s or develop and improve their operational skills and knowledge. [+]
Short Courses are the ideal option for students, business owners and interested individuals who want to spruce up their CV’s or develop and improve their operational skills and knowledge. Our Short Courses focus on developing essential skill sets and providing a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of the subject, and can be completed within a few months.Certificate In Business Management (CBM)
Certificate in Business Management is designed to give you an overall idea and a strong foundation in Business Studies. This course is ideal for students who have completed O/L’s and wanting to do a business management course or students who have completed their A/L in a different stream and wanting to pursuer studies in business.... [-]
In recent years, the process of normalization of disabled people who for various reasons can not use speech to communicate, is contributing to the recognition and [+]
Communication systems for disabled people
In recent years, the process of normalization of disabled people who for various reasons can not use speech to communicate, is contributing to the recognition and development of new forms of communication, allowing the individual to achieve higher level of participation in the various walks of life. Augmentative Communication and / or Alternative (CAA) is an area of clinical intervention that tries to compensate (permanently or temporarily), the difficulties of individuals with severe expressive communication for oral and / or written.To do this, intervention programs are designed that maximize communication skills of the person: residual speech, hand gestures, signs and graphics technologies communication support (TAC) and access to the computer. The diversity of professionals involved in this field: speech therapists, special education teachers, occupational therapists, psychologists, doctors, and specialists in technology and the increasing development of technology applied to people with disabilities, raise the need for highly trained specialized, from an interdisciplinary approach, allow to meet the demands of a population as heterogeneous as the people with special communication needs: cerebral palsy, autism, mental retardation, aphasia, dysphasia, dementia, degenerative diseases, injury brain, etc. ... [-]
The approval in the House of Representatives of the Law 51/2003 of 2 December on "Equal Opportunities, Non-Discrimination and Universal Accessibility of People with [+]
Expert on Universal Accessibility and Design for All
The approval in the House of Representatives of the Law 51/2003 of 2 December on "Equal Opportunities, Non-Discrimination and Universal Accessibility for People with Disabilities" (LIONDAU), has come to determine a qualitative change in the consideration of Accessibility, not as content attached to the field of social services in the general framework of the welfare state, but as a fundamental right of people in terms of their status as citizens. In the application of this new perspective, has been derived from the fact of treatment accessibility as integrator and facilitator aspect of the quality of life of society as a whole, not as a concept whose effects processors, are routed to a particular sector of the population . The postgraduate "Universal Accessibility and Design for All ", now in its 6th edition and official title of a public university, has been the first formal initiative, throughout the Spanish territory, offering an educational program eminently practical, by providing accessibility from a global point of view, in a context of mainstreaming with the basic objective of promoting the quality of life, not of a specific sector of the population, but for all citizens as a whole.The graduate, agrees with the strategic actions set out in the National Accessibility Plan 2004-2012 of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (ACCEPLAN), Cabinet approved in July 2003, specifically, with the terms of the performances: 0201 "Designers and Technical Training in Design for All... [-]