SPED6080-L1 Special Learning Needs    (Fall 2013)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details


Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 4 (10/19/2013 - 12/14/2013)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

Room:

Seats Available: 18 Seats

Credits: 3

Co-Requisite courses must match session/section/location

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the aspiring teacher with the skills and knowledge to effectively coordinate the classroom learning environment to address the diverse learning needs of all students in the general education classroom setting. Characteristics of students with special needs, modifications in teaching methods, and classroom management techniques for academic, social, emotional, and cognitive differences will be addressed. Students will utilize various assessment techniques, design activities with accommodations to meet students' special needs, and will become familiar with many different augmentative technological devices available for use in the classroom setting. Federal legislation, team collaboration, special support services, and IEPs will be addressed.

Co-requisite: SPED0608

About The Instructor

Shellie N. Hipsky, Ed.D.
Associate Professor of Education
 Education

hipsky@rmu.edu
412-397-6030 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 427

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For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.



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