EDPS 57100 - Advanced Assistive Technology

(3 credit hours)

Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks
Credits: 3 credits

When we talk into a telephone and text appears, assistive technology is at work. Although we now take phone features for granted, this technology is changing lives for the positive. In 57100 Advanced Assistive Technology, you’ll examine the various levels of Assistive Technologies—from no tech to low tech to high tech—used by and with individuals with various disabilities.

In addition, you’ll explore Universal Design for Learning (UDL) while conceptualizing how to integrate technology and UDL into your classroom to engage all students for academic, social and motor development.

What You’ll Learn in EDPS 57100
In this course, you’ll learn about assistive technology for student with disabilities as well as the integration of technology into teaching and learning within the field of special education.

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

  • Introduction to Assistive Technology
  • Introduction to Universal Design for Learning
  • Assistive Technology Assessment and Evaluation
  • Assistive Technology for Students with low Incidents, physical and communication Disabilities
  • Assistive Technology for High Incidence Disabilities
  • Universal Design for Learning for Academic Areas
  • Technology Integration

*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 Assistive Technology, call (877) 497-5851 to speak with an admissions advisor or request more information.