Singapore University of Social Sciences

Pedagogy and Intervention II: Teaching to Meet Diverse Education Needs (SPE203)

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

SPE203 Pedagogy and Intervention II: Teaching to Meet Diverse Education Needs foregroundsthe teaching of curriculum content typically taught in diverse classroom types. The concept ofeffective classroom management, the school-wide, class-wide and individual strategies areexplored. There will also be a focus on the interventions required for managing emotional andbehavioral challenges within the context of a Special Education classroom, or with students withSpecial Educational Needs included in the mainstream classroom. This course necessitatesreflection on the implications that pedagogical approaches have on issues such as teacher stressand burn-out.

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

Topics

  • Fundamentals of Classroom Management
  • Special Educational Strategies for the Diverse School
  • Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom
  • Group Dynamics
  • Home Learning
  • Allied Education
  • Teaching Core Curriculum Content in Special Education
  • Technology in Special Education
  • Assessment of Learning Progress: Individual
  • Assessment of Learning Progress: Group
  • Evaluation of Teaching
  • Managing Teacher Stress

Learning Outcome

  • Demonstrate the use of strategies of classroom management.
  • Develop plans for including pupils with Special Educational Needs in the mainstream classroom.
  • Appraise selected technologies and their relevance for meeting specific Special Educational Needs.
  • Evaluate the progress of pupils’ learning.
  • Analyse Core Curriculum Content in Lesson Planning for the Special Education class.
  • Determine how teaching strategies relate to learning outcomes.
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