Online Course in Special Education

Best Online Courses in Special Education 2018

Special Education

Courses are individual classes that can be taken at universities, colleges, junior colleges, and trade schools worldwide. For even greater flexibility, many schools also offer online classes. Students can take individual classes or pursue degree programs.

Special education is an academic discipline that is focused on providing support for special needs learners. Students of this field can learn how to deal with pupils with behavioral, emotional, social, and developmental delays and provide hands-on education and interventions.

Online Course in Special Education

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Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) - Level 3 Course

Distance Learning Centre
Online Part time 250 hours Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

The Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) – Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. [+]

The Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (QCF) – Level 3 Course is available to learners 16+ who are working within a school, particularly in the role of a Teaching Assistant, Classroom Assistant or Learning Support Assistant. It is a competency-based qualification which requires students to be employed in a school setting or to have placement. In particular, it is for those members of the school workforce who directly support teaching & learning of pupils in an area that requires specialist knowledge and skills.

The qualification is designed for those learners already working or volunteering in a learning support role in a school environment who want to develop their knowledge and skills or confirm occupational competency. There is a requirement for assessment in a real work environment so learners must have a placement (either as a volunteer or as a member of staff) in a school environment. Learners must be at least 16 to take this qualification.... [-]


Smart-asd Course: Connecting Technologies With People With Autism

FutureLearn
Online Full time Part time November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online + 1 more

Finding the most appropriate technological supports for students with autism and / or intellectual disability. [+]

Why join this course?

Many children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) also have an Intellectual Disability (ID). However, this group is very poorly represented within the research and knowledge within the ASD.

In this course, you will first gain a deeper understanding of ASD along with ID. Then you will explore how technology can be used to help these people, and introduce the SMART-ASD App that makes it easy to identify the skills and needs of these children and match them with the technologies that are most suitable for them.

What topics will you cover? Introduction to Autism and Intellectual Disability How can technologies help people with autism and intellectual disability Choosing the most appropriate technology for every child with autism and intellectual disability SMART-ASD: connecting technologies with people. How to make specific recommendations for each child. What will you Achieve? ... [-]

Course in Education for All: Disability, Diversity and Inclusion

FutureLearn
Online Part time November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

Discover ways to make education more inclusive, especially in areas where resources are limited. [+]

Millions of children around the world are excluded from access to education because of a disability - robbing them of their potential and diminishing our society. On this course you will learn about inclusive education, understanding what barriers there are to learning and how to challenge them. Over six weeks you will learn from a range of people with experience of disability, discovering practical ways to create a more inclusive learning environment that you can apply in your own area. Join us and help create a world where learning is for all children.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to

Describe the principles and approaches to inclusive education Identify environmental and social barriers to inclusion Discuss the role of the family and the community in supporting inclusive education Explore how to create an inclusive school environment Apply ideas for inclusive education practices in the classroom Explore the impact of attitudes on one's ability to implement inclusive education Who is the course for? ... [-]

Course in SMART-ASD: Matching Autistic People with Technology Resources

FutureLearn
Online Part time 4 weeks April 2019 United Kingdom UK Online

Most children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) also have an Intellectual Disability (ID) – or Learning Difficulty. However, this group is hugely under-represented in research and knowledge regarding this specific group can be hard to find. [+]

Most children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) also have an Intellectual Disability (ID) – or Learning Difficulty. However, this group is hugely under-represented in research and knowledge regarding this specific group can be hard to find.

On this course, you will get more of an understanding of ASD and ID specifically. Then we will explore how technology can be used to best support this group, introducing you to the SMART-ASD app that identifies the skills and needs of children with ASD and ID so that the most suitable technologies can be identified to support them.

What topics will you cover? What is ASD and Intellectual (or learning) Disability (ID)? How can technology best support children with ASD and ID? How to choose the most appropriate technology to support children with ASD and ID. SMART-ASD: Matching autistic people with technology – how recommendations can be made, specific to each child. Who is the course for? ... [-]

Course in Caring for Vulnerable Children

FutureLearn
Online Part time November 2018 United Kingdom UK Online

In times of austerity and shrinking public services, the task of identifying and caring for vulnerable children has never been more challenging. In this free online course, we’ll help you explore some of the issues involved in undertaking this task. [+]

In times of austerity and shrinking public services, the task of identifying and caring for vulnerable children has never been more challenging. In this free online course, we’ll help you explore some of the issues involved in undertaking this task.

Understand risk and vulnerability, in theory, and practice

We’ll consider what we mean by risk and vulnerability, as well as how we define good enough parenting. We’ll think about how children grow and develop, and how we can provide them with containment and security via meaningful relationships and attachments. And we’ll look at the particular skills involved in communicating with children and young people. We’ll go on to learn about the characteristics that define different methods of practice and how some approaches can help us to resist risk-averse thinking. We’ll consider different possible interventions and how, in Scotland, this is managed within the Children’s Hearing System. We’ll conclude by reflecting on the current politics of caring for vulnerable children in a context of budget cuts and increasing child poverty.... [-]


SEND Teaching Methods Course

Oplex Careers
Online Part time Open Enrollment United Kingdom UK Online

This Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Methods Course will provide learners with a new and challenging insight into working in a learning environment with children and young people, discussing your role supporting children, young people and the class teacher. [+]

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This Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Methods Course will provide learners with a new and challenging insight into working in a learning environment with children and young people, discussing your role supporting children, young people and the class teacher. Covering aspects of SEND from ADHD to Autism Spectrum Disorder, this course aims to boost learning understanding of the topic. Whether you currently work in schools, are wanting to work in this field, or simply want to gain new skills, this course is perfect.

Course Highlights Price: Only £19.00 Was £299.99 Course Type: Online Course Duration: 70 hours, recommended hours Syllabus: 11-course modules Tutor Support: Full tutor support included Exams: Yes, exam fees are included. Start learning: you can start your online learning 24/7 and study towards your goals. Fine Print Qualification: Level 3 CPD Award Certificate: PDF Certificate included with course, optional Hard Copies £9.99. Access: Unlimited 24/7 access for 12 months, option to extend if needed. Compatibility: Desktop, Mac, Laptop, Tablets, Smartphone and Smart Devices ... [-]

Technical In Differential Education

Instituto Profesional IACC
Online Part time 2 years Open Enrollment Chile Chile Online

The Technician of Higher Level in Differential Education graduated from IACC, is a professional with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will allow him to provide technical support in learning processes of people who have special educational needs. [+]

Title : Differential Education Technician Duration Career : 2 years Modality of Study : 100% online Description of the Race

The Technician of Higher Level in Differential Education graduated from IACC, is a professional with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will allow him to provide technical support in learning processes of people who have special educational needs.

It will develop, integrating professional teams, in the private and public sphere, acting ethically, valuing individual, social and cultural diversity, bearing in mind the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities, current legislation and national regulations.... [-]