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Course Description

Special Education Part 2 delves deeper into the learnings from Part 1. This course has three main themes: (1) the legal implications and applications of the Education Act as it pertains to Special Education, (2) assessment, and (3) enhanced program design for students with exceptionalities. Assessment includes both formal and informal tools, as well as information gathered from observation, assessment and school documents to design effective programs for all students with exceptionalities. Psychological assessments are also studied. This course will interest teachers who want a greater understanding of the field of special education and wish to fine tune their programming skills for their students with special education needs.

Notes

Teachers holding qualifications in technological education are also eligible to take this Three-Session Qualification course.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for Part 2:

  1. Completion of Part 1 or the equivalent:
    A current Ontario College of Teachers' Certificate of Qualification showing successful completion of Part 1 or the equivalent of the three-session qualification.

  2. Certificate of Teaching Experience – 1 Year:
    Evidence of at least one (1) year of successful teaching experience certified by the appropriate Supervisory Officer or proof of at least one (1) year of successful teaching experience outside Ontario certified by the appropriate Supervisory Officer on the 'OISE Certification of Teaching Experience Form'.

Please Note:

Any exceptions and additional requirements are noted below.

  • We do not have the authority to determine whether or not candidates meet the teaching experience prerequisite for Part 2 and Part 3 AQs. We are responsible only for collecting the Certificate of Teaching Experience once it has been signed by the appropriate authority. Please direct all inquiries regarding teaching experience to your employer.

Recommendations

Successful completion is a final grade of C-

Upon successful completion of the course, a recommendation will be sent to the Ontario College of Teachers.

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Section Title
Special Education Part 2
Type
Online
Dates
Apr 11, 2024 to Jun 20, 2024
Total Hours
125.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

Deadline to register: April 4, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST - late registration beyond this deadline may be available if space permits.

This session will run for 10 weeks. Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments.

Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 12 hours of learning per week for a total of 125 hours:

  • 100 hours online learning (asynchronous, but facilitator-led and paced into modules)
  • 25 hours assignments and independent study

Note:

  • Once registered, please visit the Learner Portal to submit your course application and any related documents by the registration deadline (we recommend doing so from a computer for the best user experience)
  • Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will require further review. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources » OISE CPL Registration Policies
Section Title
Special Education Part 2
Type
Online
Dates
Jul 04, 2024 to Jul 25, 2024
Total Hours
125.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Section Notes

Deadline to register: June 25, 2024 at 11:59 p.m. EST - late registration beyond this deadline may be available if space permits.

This session will run intensely for 3 weeks. Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments.

Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 42 hours of learning per week for a total of 125 hours:

  • 100 hours online learning (asynchronous, but facilitator-led and paced into modules)
  • 25 hours assignments and independent study

Note:

  • Once registered, please visit the Learner Portal to submit your course application and any related documents by the registration deadline (we recommend doing so from a computer for the best user experience)
  • Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will require further review. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources » OISE CPL Registration Policies
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