Special Education

Master of Arts in Special Education
DIPLOMA/MASTER OF ARTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION

Approved:    BOR. No. 419-88, s. 1988

Revision: BOR No. 98-004, s. 1998

          BOR No. 2003 – 093, s. 2003

                   BOR No. 2011-24, s. 2011

Course Code

Descriptive Title

Pre-requisites/ Co-requisites

Lec

Lab

Units

CORE/FOUNDATION SUBJECTS (12 units)
EDF 200 History and Philosophy of Education

None

3

3

EDF 201 Foundations of Education (Socio-Anthro-Psycho)

None

3

3

EDF 202 Methods of Research

None

3

3

EDF 203 Statistics in Education

None

3

3

MAJOR SUBJECTS (18 units)
SPED 210 Introduction to Special Education

3

3

SPED 211 Diagnostic Assessment for Program Planning

EDF 203

3

3

SPED 212 Instructional Methods and Material Production for the Gifted

SPED 210

SPED 211

SPED 218

SPED 219

3

3

SPED 213 Teaching Children in the Inclusive Program Setting

SPED 210

3

3

SPED 214 Guidance for the Gifted

SPED 210

3

3

SPED 215 Practicum Experience for the Gifted

SPED 212

SPED 213

SPED 214

3

3

ELECTIVE/COGNATE SUBJECTS (9 units)
SPED 216 Identifying & Providing for Individual Pupil’s Needs

SPED 210

SPED 211

3

3

SPED 217 Behavior Modification in Education

SPED 210

3

3

SPED 218 Education for students with Mild/Moderate Intervention Needs

SPED 210

SPED 211

3

3

SPED 219 Education for Students with Severe Needs Requiring Intensive Intervention

SPED 210

SPED 211

SPED 218

3

3

SPED 220 Management of Gifted Programs

SPED 210

3

3

SPED 221 Adjunctive Therapies

SPED 210

3

3

Institutional Requirements (4 units)
EDMT 227* Basic Information Technology & Management System

None

3

3

GS 299* Thesis Graduate Seminar

All Academic Subjects

1

1

Minor Subjects (Optional) (9 units)

          For those who do not want to follow the straight curriculum and opt to minor in allied/career-related program, they should enroll 9 units from the major subjects of the said program subject to the approval of the college (Graduate Program Committee).

Cluster A: Educational Management/Development Administration/

Human Resource Development & Planning

Cluster B: Science/Mathematics Education/Biology

Cluster C: Guidance and Counseling

Cluster D: Physical Education/Teaching Music

Cluster E: Language Teaching

Cluster F: Technology & Home EconomicsCOURSE DESCRIPTION

 

Core/Foundation Subjects – 12 UNITS

 

EDF 200 – History and Philosophy of Education. This course covers a thorough analysis and survey on the various philosophical orientations as they are related to the theory of knowledge.

 

EDF 201 – Foundations of Education.  This course covers sociological, psychological, and anthropological aspects of the educational system, stressing the educational structure, the teaching-learning processes, human behavior and development, individual differences and the dynamics of learning, motivating, and measurement and evaluation.

 

EDF 202- Methods of Research. This course focuses on research processes and methodology which includes research conceptualization/planning, problem and hypothesis formulation, research design, data analysis, presentation, writing and reporting.  It also includes model and theory testing and building.

 

EDF 203- Statistics in Education. This lecture-practicum course deals with statistical methods and principles as they apply to education, psychology, sciences agriculture, business, and others. It covers descriptive and inferential statistics needed to interpret data and solve research problems. It deals with the principles, theories, and processes of selection and use of statistics and statistical test for summarizing, analyzing, and interpreting research data.

 

Major Subjects – 18 units

 

SPED 210- Introduction to Special Education. This course covers the different guiding principles, policies, legal bases, current issues and trends in  special education. It identifies different categories of exceptional children and the respective approaches, techniques, methodologies and remediation in handling these children. The last part of the course includes the educational programs, placement, and management of exceptional children. Curriculum development as well as guidance for the exceptional children are also emphasized.

 

 

SPED 214 – Guidance for the Gifted.  The course covers the principles, concepts, theories, approaches, and generalizations of guidance used to help gifted children and youth to ensure their total potentialities. Moreover, the guidance services, counseling approaches, and frameworks are discussed in this course to help children with special needs and those in difficult circumstances.

 

SPED 215 – Practicum Experience for the Gifted. This course provides first-hand experience in managing a class of exceptional children, particularly the gifted. It is an integrative application of theories, principles, concepts and concerns pertinent to the education of the exceptional children, in the pre-school, elementary, and secondary levels of education.

 

Elective/Cognate Subjects – 9 units

 

SPED 216 – Identifying and Providing for Individual Pupil’s Needs.  This is a a 3-unit course for the SPED teacher to acquire broad knowledge, skills, and competences in designing and identifying specific academic needs of exceptional children, the result of which becomes the basis for designing customized learning tasks and activities to address such needs.

 

SPED 217 – Behavior Modification in Education. This course deals on the theories, principles, and concepts underlying human behavior, including maladaptive ones, in the classroom, in work setting, and in social transaction. It gives emphasis on the  causality of maladjustment, as well as its symptoms, preventive measures, and intervention strategies.

 

SPED 211- Diagnostic Assessment for Program Planning. This course gives insights about evaluation processes for program enrichment for the gifted and individualized educational program development for children/youth with special educational needs. This will also provide inputs for classroom management, teaching modifications, and strategies intended to help exceptional children.

 

SPED 212 – Instructional Methods and Materials Production for the Gifted. This course has two (2) parts. The first part equips SPED teachers with innovative strategies and approaches to facilitate the development of the multiple intelligences of children and the youth. The second part equips SPED teachers with skills and competencies in planning, preparing, and manipulating materials for effective instruction.

 

SPED 213- Teaching Children in the Inclusive Program Setting. This course will introduce to teachers the diverse needs of children and the youth in a classroom setting. This will equip the teachers with the skills and competencies in working with other professionals and parents. Basic Sign Language and Basic Braille Reading will be introduced for the teachers to handle the more specialized cases like hearing- impaired and visually-impaired children/youth.

 

SPED 218 – Education for students with Mild/ Moderate Intervention Needs. This course presents an overview of the nature and needs of students who have mild to moderate disabilities. This also includes effective teaching strategies, instructional adaptation, transition program, and delivery options for students with mild/moderate disabilities.

 

SPED 219 – Education for Students with Severe Needs Requiring Intensive Intervention. This course introduces the characteristics and needs of students in severe cases that require intensive intervention such as those with severe cognitive, developmental and/or physical disabilities, sensory impairment, and other severe disabilities.

 

SPED 220 – Management of the Gifted Programs. This course provides future educational managers or administrators with sufficient knowledge and technology for managing program/s catering fast and talented learners. It includes an assessment and analysis of existing gifted program models, both local and abroad, as a framework for program management.

 

SPED 221 – Adjunctive Therapies. This is a course that provides the SPED teacher or educational therapist knowledge and application of various special and therapeutic techniques to enhance the development of exceptional children, particularly those with multiple handicaps and disabilities.

 

INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

EDMT 237 – Basic Information Technology and Management System.  This course deals with the fundamental concepts of computer and the utilization of computer system and software to produce quality reports, information sheets, slides and presentations. It includes topics on trends in information technology, operating systems, and word processing using MS Word, electronic spreadsheet using MS Excel, and electronic presentation using MS PowerPoint.

 

 

GS 299 – Graduate Seminar.  This is a preparatory course in the conceptualization, development, and writing of thesis following standards in research in terms of design, format, language, and style.  It includes oral presentation and discussion of current researches in the discipline.   

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