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EDPS 56500 - Intervention Strategies and Research

Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks
Credits: 3 credits

The assessment of a student’s level of performance is the first step in creating effective lesson plans. EDPS 56500 Intervention Strategies and Research, gives you hands-on experience assessing performance levels and developing appropriate lesson plans for elementary and secondary students with mild disabilities in reading, writing and math.

What You’ll Learn in EDPS 56500
This course will teach you how to plan and provide content area instruction to elementary and secondary students with mild disabilities in reading, writing and math (can also be used across content areas). Course content will include information on assessment, curriculum and instruction, and your professional role as a teacher of students with mild disabilities.

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

  • The Law, Lesson Planning and IEPs
  • Components of Reading: Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
  • Components of Reading: Fluency, Vocabulary and Comprehension
  • Number Sense and Computation
  • Algebra Thinking, Equations and Functions
  • Measurement, Geometry and Data Analysis

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of EDPS 56500, you will be able to:

  • Design and implement lesson plans that incorporate research based practices in reading, writing and math to students with mild disabilities.
  • Utilize technology in instructional planning and implementation for students with mild disabilities.
  • Identify and implement a variety of research based instructional strategies in reading, writing and math for students with mild disabilities.
  • Understand the legal requirements of IEPs.
  • Write appropriate IEP goals and objectives in reading, writing and math.

*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 Intervention Strategies and Research, call (877) 497-5851 to speak with an admissions advisor or request more information.