EDPS 57701 - Advanced Characteristics of Children with Mild Disabilities

Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks
Credits: 3 credits

The needs of a student with a mild learning disability are important to understand when developing a lesson plan. In EDPS 57701 Advanced Characteristics of Children with Mild Disabilities, you’ll learn how to identify the characteristics of a student with mild learning disabilities.

As you progress through this course, you’ll learn how to develop lesson plans that meet the needs of your students with mild disabilities.

What You’ll Learn in EDPS 57701
This course provides you with foundational knowledge and skills in understanding the characteristics of students with mild exceptionalities and their related academic and social outcomes, issues and implications for accommodations and intervention. You’ll also develop your understanding of content standards and expand your skills in curriculum and lesson plan development.

Course Topics
Throughout this course, weekly topics may include but are not limited to:

  • What is Curriculum? What are Big Ideas and Essential Questions?
  • Common Core Standards and State Standards
  • Perspectives of Disability
  • Who are Learners with Mild Disabilities
  • Lesson Plan Development

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of EDPS 57701, you will be able to:

  • Identify the academic, behavioral, social-emotional, cognitive, communication and motor/physical characteristics of students with mild exceptionalities within a broad learning environment and with a multicultural perspective.
  • Understand possible etiologies and outcomes.
  • Apply educational implications for intervention.
  • Understand and apply curriculum development.
  • Understand and apply lesson plan development.

*Disclaimer: Course content and outcomes may vary and are subject to change without notice.

Request More Information
To learn more about the online MSEd in Special Education curriculum from Purdue University, including Advanced Characteristics of Children with Mild Disabilities, call (877) 497-5851 to speak with an admissions advisor or request more information.