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Approx. 14 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Inclusive education and special education: Equality and equity

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 50 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Introduction to the course3m
Introduction to week 11m
Social model of disability and disability rights10m
Inclusive education and special education11m
What is inclusive education?7m
Implementing inclusive framework9m
Wrap up1m
5 readings
Meet the course team10m
Who our collaborators are2m
How the course works5m
Podcast: How does special education fit into an inclusive education system?10m
Resources5m
3 practice exercises
Ways of thinking about disability30m
Inclusive education30m
Week 1: Inclusive education and special education45m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Supporting disability inclusion

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 51 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Teacher empowerment5m
TEDI research methods6m
Research: Teacher educational needs5m
Supporting learners who are blind or have low vision11m
Supporting D/deaf and hard of hearing learners8m
Families of people with Intellectual Disabilities10m
Week wrap up1m
5 readings
TEDI research report10m
More stories of personal experiences10m
Podcast: Disability confidence10m
Disability confidence resources5m
Resources10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Systemic support for educators

4 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 62 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
9 videos
Education support systems and supporting teacher empowerment for disability inclusion5m
How systems of support work9m
How do teachers feel they are supported, or not supported?8m
School and district based support systems10m
Effective support11m
Informal support5m
Family-professional partnerships6m
Wrap up1m
2 readings
Podcast: Policy approach to support systems10m
Resources10m
3 practice exercises
Education and support systems30m
Informal support systems for educators30m
Week 3: Systemic support for teachers10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Principles and approaches for disability inclusion

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 74 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
10 videos
Accessible curriculum7m
Learner support needs6m
Types of visual impairment6m
Expanded core curriculum13m
Effects of severe to profound hearing loss12m
Education for learners who are D/deaf or hard of hearing7m
What is intellectual disability?10m
Education for children with severe to profound intellectual disability7m
Wrap up48s
1 reading
Resources10m
4 practice exercises
Specific impairments - Low vision and blindness30m
Specific impairments - D/deaf and hard of hearing10m
Specific impairments - Severe to profound intellectual disability10m
Week 4: Curriculum accessibility and learner needs

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