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Syllabus - Fall 2010 - Wednesdays 4:00 - 6:30

At each class session, we will discuss a section of the Case Study. Students will be required to complete "installments" of this assignment throughout the semester.

In addition, the documentation of objective observations/interpretations will be practiced throughout the semester.

CLASS 1

Present format for Case Study
Present requirements for Case Study
Review all sections of the Case Study
Present grading rubric

Distribute Explanation Letter and Information Form

ASSIGNMENT

Select school for location of Case Study observations
Select Case Study student & determine primary diagnosis

Complete Case Study information form

CLASS 2
Review Section I– Description of Setting

Review Section 2 - School Profile

Review Section 3 - NECAP summary

Visit Electronic classroom

ASSIGNMENT

Complete Section I, II, III

SUBMIT

Case Study information form

CLASS 3

Review Section IV – Description of Classroom
Discuss student's primary disability

ASSIGNMENT

Complete Section II – Description of Case Study Classroom

SUBMIT

Section I, II, III – Description of School Setting, School Profile, NECAP summary

CLASS 4

Review Section V – Profile of Case Study student
Discuss status of research on primary diagnosis

Visit library to investigate learning, behavioral, social and emotional characteristics associated with Case Study's disability

ASSIGNMENT

Complete Section V – Profile of Case Study Student

SUBMIT

Section IV – Description of Case Study Classroom

CLASS 5

Discuss Components of an IEP
Discuss Teacher Interview
Discuss status of research on primary diagnosis

ASSIGNMENT

Complete Section VII - teacher Interview

SUBMIT

Section V - Profile of Case Study Student

CLASS 6

Discuss Observation / Interpretation Technique
Review  research findings
ASSIGNMENT

Complete Section VI - Research of Primary disability

SUBMIT

Section VII - teacher interview

CLASS 7

Review  Educational Program of Case Study Student
Discuss Observation/Interpretation Strategies

ASSIGNMENT

Complete Section VIII - IEP Summary

SUBMIT

Section VII - Research on Disability

CLASS 8

Discuss Observation / Interpretation Technique

Share IEP summary

ASSIGNMENT

Complete one observations & one  interpretations

SUBMIT

Section VIII - IEP Summary

CLASS 9

Discuss Observation / Interpretation Technique

SUBMIT

First Observation and Interpretation

ASSIGNMENT

Complete second observation &  interpretation

 

CLASS 10

Discuss Section X - Professional Growth

Discuss Section XI - Learning About Myself

SUBMIT

second observation and interpretation

ASSIGNMENT

third and fourth observations and interpretations

WEEK 11

Submit third and fourth observations/interpretation

No rough drafts will be accepted after this date

WEEK 12

Capstone Class -  review grading rubric

WEEK 13

Share and submit completed Case Study