Oct 25, 2021  
2021-2022 University Bulletin 
    
2021-2022 University Bulletin
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SPED 663 - Planning and Assessment in Special Education

3 Credit Hours
This course focuses on the instructional planning involved in special education and ongoing assessment as a necessary component to this planning. This course addresses development of Individual Educational Plans (IEP’s) and Transition Plans for students with various disabilities across the age span of K-12. Using case studies, candidates will write IEP’s and prepare transition plans for students in special education with particular attention given to development of statements of present levels of performance, annual goals, short term objectives/benchmarks, progress monitoring and reporting of progress, the least restrictive environment, and access to general education and documentation of modification of instruction and assessment in general education settings . The importance of linkages to outside agencies In transition planning will also be addressed within this course. Issues of confidentiality, collaboration with family, community and other professionals will be stressed. As part of this course candidates will examine curriculum based measurement with a focus on progress monitoring and data based decision making as each relates to the Response to Intervention Model through the use of case studies and student CBM data.



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