EDSP6343 Programs and Practices for Exceptional Learners

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to review evidence-based practices for teaching exceptional learners including: Response to Intervention, Universal Design for Learning, Learning by Design, and Self-determination. Additionally it will focus on the integration of mobile technology for promoting the success of individuals with exceptionalities.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: Admission into graduate program.

Student Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the purpose for using mobile technology in higher education.
  • Evaluate the tools available and the purpose for implementing mobile technology in your classroom.
  • Justify the background, purpose, and process of RTI.
  • Discuss the suggested members for an RTI team.
  • Justify the background, components, implementation, and development of UDL in a classroom.
  • Devise a UDL lesson plan.
  • Assess the role of mobile technology in UDL.
  • Analyze the background and development of Learning by Design.
  • Evaluate how Learning by Design impacts learners of the future.
  • Conclude how LBD can be implemented for diverse learners.
  • Evaluate the educational processes involved in transitioning out of high school.
  • Generate a list of resources are available to young adults with disabilities.
  • Formulate a plan to use mobile technology to facilitate independence for individuals with disabilities.