Singapore University of Social Sciences

Pedagogy and Intervention I: Teaching Individuals with Special Educational Needs (SPE201)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Special Education

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed


Synopsis

SPE201 Pedagogy and Intervention I: Teaching Individuals with Special Educational Needsintroduces the process of psycho-educational assessment, and procedures such as the identifyingof strengths and weakness, understanding the learning and developmental concerns and theeducational planning related to learning profiles. The assessment procedures, in response toreferral questions, are examined and placed in the context of communication and collaborationwith parents and professionals from multiple disciplines working with the child with SpecialEducational Needs. Critically related to this is the different approaches taken to link findings fromthe assessment to intervention and teaching.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester

Topics

  • Understanding Psycho-educational Assessment
  • Communicating the Assessment: Issues and Ethics
  • Learning Profiles
  • From Assessment to Programme Planning for Intervention in Special Educational Needs of Individuals
  • Managing Referral Questions
  • Theoretical Models and Approaches to Intervention in Special Educational Needs 1
  • Theoretical Models and Approaches to Intervention in Special Educational Needs 2
  • Note Keeping
  • Record Keeping and Documentation
  • Evaluation of Programme Planning and Progress of Individuals
  • Reports for Case Conferences
  • Collaboration in Special Educational Needs

Learning Outcome

  • Identify the key content and data of a psychological/psycho-educational report.
  • Explain how the psycho-educational assessment of individuals with Special Educational Needs relate to their Programme Planning.
  • Justify a proposed course of intervention with theoretical support.
  • Develop theoretically coherent individual education plans (IEP).
  • Evaluate outcomes of programme implementation
  • Examine intervention outcomes through reports or presentation at case conferences.
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