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|SPED 956 - Curriculum Development and Modification|
A utilization of various curriculum design models, such as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and
differentiation to plan instruction and address the needs of students with and without disabilities.
Classroom structure and design, cooperative learning, peer tutoring, social skills coaching,
alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) approaches, and co-teaching models are
explored. Emphasis is placed on collaborative planning and implementation of curriculum using
Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs) and the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.
This course requires a pre-pre practicum field based experience of 25 hours in a public school or other approved educational setting.
Prerequisite: SPED 962 Developmental Patterns of Students with Moderate Disabilities. Open to matriculated graduate students or by permission of the special education program coordinator.
1.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Independent/Directed Study, Lecture