Genesis University (formerly Association for Hebraic Studies Institute) | Evaluated Learning Experience
Adapting Curricula (EDU 310)
Distance learning course administered through Genesis University.
April 2015 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: explain the challenge of educating young children with special needs; summarize partnerships with families; develop individualized intervention plans and programs and monitor progress; design instructional programs; explain considerations for teaching children with specific disabilities; understand emotional and social development; help young children develop motor and self-help skills; summarize how educators can nurture communication skills; describe the development of cognitive skills and literacy; and outline various teaming, collaboration, problem solving, and consultation.
This course provides an overview of how to adapt early childhood curricula for children with special needs by focusing on educating young children with special needs, partnership with families, developing individualized intervention plans and programs and monitoring progress, designing instructional programs, considerations for teaching children with specific disabilities, promoting emotional and social development, helping young children develop motor and self-help skills, nurturing communication skills, encouraging the development of cognitive skills and literacy, and teaming: collaboration, problem solving, and consultation.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category OR in the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 3 semester hours in Elementary Education, or Special Education (5/15) (11/22 revalidation).