iPads in Special Education

iPads for Special Education

EDU 962

Eduspire’s courses are offered by Wilson College as graduate-level courses, and most courses can also be taken as part of the Master of Educational Technology (MET) degree program.

Examines the design of instructional strategies and creation of learning networks to enhance the development of digital skills for learners with special needs. Explores resources for differentiating instruction and monitoring learner progress, with a view toward optimizing tablet applications that support learners with special needs.

This project-oriented, hands-on course will enable candidates to develop strategies for the effective integration of the iPad into their classrooms. Using the iPad with its many apps and features to support learners of all ability levels will be emphasized. Candidates will develop various projects using the iPad and various apps for curriculum enhancement, communication, record keeping, and assessment. Additionally, candidates will build a professional learning network to support the implementation and development of 21st century skills. Additionally, this course will provide resources for differentiating instruction as well as monitoring learner progress.

Participants will be required to provide their own iPad with the most current operating system. A variety of free and paid apps will be shared throughout the course. Participants should have experience with basic iPad navigation, maneuvering between apps, and familiarity with general settings.

*Participants in this course will have several mandatory, synchronous, video conference sessions. The dates and times are listed on each course registration page.

 

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Spring

Location Course Start Date Registration Deadline
Online Jan 29, 2018 9:12 AM Jan 19, 2018 9:12 AM
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