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Master Course Outline
Instructional Strategies Special Needs Children

Course Number: ECE 160
Credits: 3
Hours per Quarter: 30

Lecture Hours:30


Description
Provides adaptive strategies and technical knowledge for efficient educational sequences to remediate specific student skill deficits. Topics include analysis of basic learning principles, considerations in special techniques for training, and a formal design to teach specific skills and/or concepts. Recommended: READ 088. Student may not earn credit for both ECE 160 and ED 160.

Intended Skills and Attitude Outcomes
A. Identify impact of federal legislation and litigation on education of disabled students.
B. Identify influence of inclusion on services received by special education students.
C. Describe the role of paraprofessional during whole class, small group, and one on one instruction.
D. Summarize guidelines for planning and organizing effective remedial instruction.
E. Compare proactive and reactive classroom management practices.
F. Model effective organization and study skills.
G. Explain connection between assessment and selection of reading strategies.
H. Demonstrate ability to utilize appropriate remediation strategies in the areas of reading, math, writing, study skills, cognition.
I. Describe how learning environment impacts classroom performance.
J. Identify appropriate adaptations for content area assignments that will facilitate academic success.


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor  
ECE 160
Spring 2012
1088
Sue Westergard
ECE 160
Spring 2010
1072
Sue Westergard
ECE 160
Fall 2004
1095
Sue Westergard
ECE 160
Fall 2002
Sue Westergard



Two Year Projected Schedule

Year One* Year Two**
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini 
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Mini
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
X
 
 

*Year one is all odd years (2003-2004)
**Year two is all even years (2004-2005)