Student Learning Outcomes - Special Education


Candidates will demonstrate:

  1. Knowledge and skills related to characteristics of learners with and without exceptional learning needs, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; the implications of those individual differences; and the effects of the child’s milieu
  2. Knowledge of formal assessment instruments used for identification of disability and of informal assessment, diagnosis and evaluation procedures (academic, cognitive, communicative, social, emotional and physical) used for IEP development and ongoing instructional revision
  3. The use of performance-based assessment data is emphasized to monitor ongoing educational progress and to guide instructional decision-making
  4. Knowledge and related to managing student behavior and the support of intercultural and social interaction skill development
  5. Knowledge and use of best practices and technology for effective management and modification of teaching and learning environments to accommodate individual learning needs