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EDS 705: Practicum in Curriculum and Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Young Children with Special Needs.

3 hours, 3 credits. Focusing on the selection, adaptation, design, modification, and evaluation of curriculum and instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse young children with special needs. The development of appropriate IFSP and IEP goals, instructional objectives, and lesson plans in relation to the child's levels of functioning and cultural and linguistic background. Also addressing the selection of instructional materials and technologies; individualization and group service delivery; collaborative teaching; training of parents as reinforcers of acquired skills; adaptive and social skill acquisition; and the evaluation of students and programs. Course requires submission of a videotaped lesson for evaluation. (45 hours Supervised Practicum Teaching: Birth-2 years and/or children 3-5 and/or children 6-8 required.) PREREQ: EDS 703; COREQ: EDS 704.

Last modified: 8/4/2015