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
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
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
This program starts monthly.
- Fully structured
- No Attendance
- Continuous support with feedback on request
- Online group works/assignments
DisciplinesEducation Special Education View 3 other Short Courses in Education in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International8568 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 357 EUR per credit during 12 months.
National4296 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 179 EUR per credit during 12 months.
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