Sep 29, 2022  
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 516 - Curricular Assessment and Behavior Management for Students with Disabilities


Credit(s): 3
3 semester hours
Prerequisite(s): EDUC 502 
This course is designed to develop the conceptual and technical skills required by teachers to help them implement meaningful strategies for effective learning by students with disabilities. Candidates will develop the professional skills necessary for the observation and assessment of behavior. Emphasis is on instruments and assessment methods which provide direction for instructional and behavior management, including but not restricted to: traditional psychometric instruments, curriculum based assessment, clinical observation, interviews, norm and criterion referenced assessments, informal assessment measures, and other alternate assessment techniques, with a consistent emphasis, on the assessment of students with disabilities. In addition, candidates with learn to plan, evaluate, and implement behavior management programs for individual students in a variety of learning environments. Theoretical formulations and practical applications of behavior techniques, especially as they apply to management and control of behavior in the school are stressed. Ethical considerations regarding behavior change procedures are discussed. Fifteen hours of fieldwork is required.



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