Conceptual Framework Overview
The outcomes for graduates of professional programs are based upon knowledge, skills, and dispositions in the following elements:
· Analysis and strategies used for comprehension in:
i. Expositive text
ii. Narrative text
All of the above objectives are tied to the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council criteria.
The special education faculty expects candidates to be reflective, culturally sensitive practitioners and leaders in the profession of education who practice within the Code of Ethics adopted by the CEC.
Special education professionals are committed to developing the highest educational and quality of life potential of individuals with exceptionalities.
Special education professionals promote and maintain a high level of competence and integrity in practicing their profession.
Special education professionals engage in professional activities which benefit individuals with exceptionalities, their families, other colleagues, candidates, or research subjects.
Special education professionals exercise objective professional judgment in the practice of their profession.
Special education professionals strive to advance their knowledge and skills regarding the education of individuals with exceptionalities.
Special education professionals work within the standards and policies of their profession.
Special education professionals seek to uphold and improve where necessary the laws, regulations, and policies governing the delivery of special education and related services and the practice of their profession.
Special education professionals do not condone or participate in unethical or illegal acts, nor violate professional standards adopted by the Delegate Assembly of CEC.
The primary assessment instrument will be proficiency checks and observations on each of the following proficiency areas.
1. Curriculum Knowledge
_____ Alphabet _____ Phonological Awareness
_____ New Learning _____ Spelling
_____ Decoding _____ Comprehension Skill
_____ RAP _____ Review
_____ Decks: ARD ____ IRD ____ ISD ____
_____ New Learning
_____ Instant Words
_____ Phonological Awareness
3. Technical Skills
_____ Timing and Pacing
_____ Use of Guided Instructing / Socratic Questioning
_____ Multisensory Approach
4. Classroom Interaction
_____ Interactive Instruction
_____ Appropriate Verbalization
_____ Classroom Management
5. Lesson Plan Implementation
_____ Preparation / Procedures
August 21, 2010 Classes Begin
December 3, 2010 Last Day of Classes
More information is on Web CT
Send your video and the demonstration evaluation reports to the address below:
Midwestern State University
West College of Education
3410 Taft Blvd.
Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099
Include your self evaluation as well as the Qualified Instructor’s evaluation of your demonstration lesson. The video should be a sample of your Year One training.
The video sound and visual presentation should be of good quality.
Send me two out of the following 3 assignments along with the video demonstration:
Chapter Review, Article Review or Book Report
These should come from the list approved by your Qualified Instructor.
Rating Scale: 4 – demonstrates understanding 3 – working toward understanding
2 – needs improvement 1 – unsatisfactory
-1 point per day video is late
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Other Class Policies
Please make sure you have watched your video demonstration and critiqued it. Please include your self evaluation. There is a copy of the form on Web CT.
“By enrolling in this course, the student expressly grants MSU a ‘limited right’ in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The ‘limited right’ shall include but shall not be limited to the right to reproduce the student’s work product in order to verify originality, authenticity, and educational purposes.” from Student Handbook.
Include a list of all books chosen for your book reports.
Include a list of articles you have read.