Jun 23, 2024  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2019-20 [Archived Catalog]

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EDTE 3720 - Instructional Adaptations for Middle Childhood Learners with Exceptionalities and Diverse Needs


Designed to develop skills needed by educators at the upper elementary and middle levels to work with learners with exceptionalities and diverse needs in inclusive classrooms. Content includes curriculum modifications, instructional and management adaptations, effective collaboration strategies, accessing related and support services, and skills required for instructing and managing an inclusive classroom.

Requisites: Admission to Advanced standing and 2.75 GPA
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of co-planning and co-teaching methods to strengthen content acquisition of individuals with exceptional and diverse learning needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of issues, assurances, and due process rights related to assessment, eligibility, and placement within a continuum of services.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the educational and social implications of characteristics of various exceptionalities.
  • Evaluate and modify instructional practices in response to ongoing assessment data.
  • Implement research-supported methods for academic and nonacademic instruction of individuals with exceptional and diverse learning needs.
  • Organize, develop, and sustain learning environments that support positive intra-cultural and intercultural experiences.
  • Recognize differing ways of learning, including those from culturally diverse backgrounds/demonstrate skill in implementing strategies and identifying related levels of support.
  • Use reflection on one’s practice to improve instruction and guide professional growth.
  • Utilize strategies to support and enhance communication skills of individuals with exceptional and diverse learning needs.



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