May 29, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPED 3575 - Strategies for Secondary Students with Disabilities

3 cr. 3 hrs. Day course offered in the Fall.

This course will focus on adolescents with disabilities. Teacher candidates examine various instructional strategies to address the learning and behavioral challenges typical of adolescent learners with such conditions as learning disabilities, behavioral disorders, and mild retardation. Teacher candidates explore instructional methods relating to reading, written language, mathematics, study skills and social skills for the adolescent with disabilities. Transitions and post-secondary programming will address the specific needs of secondary-school students as they leave the high school environment. A pre-practicum of 10 hours is required.  The course is for Special Education: Moderate Disabilities 5-12 Majors only or by permission of the instructor.

Prerequisite(s): Successful Passage of Stage One Education Unit Review.

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