Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Educational Psychology & Special Education (Junior/Intermediate)
EDUC 4203 Educational Psychology & Special Education (Junior/Intermediate)
Description:In this course, candidates are introduced to the fields of Educational Psychology and Special Education. Topics will be selected from guidance and counselling, human development, theories of learning, cognition in children and adolescents, motivation, and psychological and educational assessment in school settings. An overview of special education services in Canada will be provided, with a focus on Ontario. Candidates will receive an overview of the types of exceptionalities that students may present. An introduction will be provided to the processes used to identify students with exceptionalities and plan individual programs. The range of special education services typically available in school systems will be discussed.