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Inclusive Education

Athabasca University

12 months
Duration
357 EUR/credit 8568 EUR/year
179 EUR/credit 4296 EUR/year
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About

Athabasca University’s online University Diploma in Inclusive Education is intended primarily for teachers who wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in the area of special needs.

Overview

Program Learning Outcomes

As a result of completing the Inclusive Education program at the Athabasca University, students should be able to

  • demonstrate knowledge of inclusion (history, definition, laws, policies, principles of, issues, barriers, trends).
  • demonstrate knowledge of special needs and exceptionalities (learner characteristics, identification, definitions, etiology, developmental consequences, interventions and prevention).
  • demonstrate a knowledge and ability to adapt and make accommodations in educational environments for students with special needs (curricular, behavioural, methodological, technological).
  • demonstrate knowledge of and an ability to use a variety of assessment and instructional strategies to meet the needs of special needs students across the curriculum (language, reading, spelling, written expression, and learning and study strategies).
  • identify appropriate expectations for included students and develop, monitor and evaluate individual program plans (IPPs).
  • collaborate with others (problem-solving, communication, team-building, role clarification).
  • develop partnerships with parents of students with special needs.
  • demonstrate an understanding of assessment and the ability to use informal assessment instruments effectively to develop educational plans and to evaluate programs.
  • develop, institute, and monitor classroom and behaviour management plans (social skills instruction, dealing with self-concept, strategy instruction, strategies for behavioural change, cognitive behaviour management, and anger management).
  • promote the social, emotional and behavioural development of students with special needs.

Possible Career Options

For Certified Teachers with a Bachelor of Education

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Resource Room or Learning Assistance Teacher
  • Resource Facilitator
  • Special Education Consultant

Programme Structure

The curriculum includes

  • assessment and instructional strategies to meet the needs of special needs students
  • social, emotional and behavioural development of students with special needs
  • appropriate expectations for included students
  • individual program plans (IPPs)
  • classroom and behaviour management plans
This program is offered in collaboration with the University of Alberta

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

This program starts monthly.

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must have completed a 4-year Bachelor of Education degree or its equivalent to apply to this program.
  • We also strongly recommend that you have the equivalent of an introductory course in special education before you start this program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8568 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 EUR per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    4296 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 179 EUR per credit during 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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