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Best Online Courses in Special Education 2019

Some students either cannot or do not want to attend classes on a college campus, but they may still want to learn or earn a degree. For such people, enrolling in an online course is an ideal option. An online course provides access to the coursework one might encounter in an in-person class, but it is completely contained online.

What is an online course in special education? An online course in special education is a class that covers the principles, pedagogy and context that inform education for students with special needs. Throughout coursework, students can expect to become familiar with the various characteristics that special education students have as well as the best practices for responding to these characteristics in the classroom. Furthermore, the class allows you to develop strategies for facilitating learning amongst a classroom of differently-abled students.

Learning how to handle and teach a diverse classroom will benefit any aspiring educational professional. It is also a great skill that can be transferred to other contexts as well.

The cost of an online course often deters students from enrollment, but before you make any assumptions, you should reach out to an admission office. They can provide more information about tuition and potential aid.

Taking an online course in special education may inspire you to pursue a career as a special education teacher, or the class may be part of your training for teaching in another kind of classroom. Most students who take the course are likely to work towards an educational career in some capacity, but learning teaching skills is also an immensely valuable experience for students who want to work in business environments. As a trained teacher, you may gravitate towards positions such as corporate trainer or curriculum manager.

You can enroll in an online course in special education at many universities. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Oplex Careers

This Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Teaching Methods Course will provide learners with a new and challenging insight into working in a learning environme ... [+]

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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 ... [-]
United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
Online
Distance Learning Centre

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 rol ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
Open Enrollment
Part-time
250 hours
Online
International Open Academy

Help students overcome diversity in their special educational needs through your knowledge of how to teach them to grow as students and individuals. ... [+]

Top Online Courses in Special Education. Help students overcome diversity in their special educational needs through your knowledge of how to teach them to grow as students and individuals

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of students who need your help?

As we continue to improve in our ability to identify students with learning disabilities and diverse needs, the importance of individuals who are trained to help these students increases.

Students with special educational needs require special services to perform in the classroom and grow as students and individuals. Schools are always looking for talented individuals who can provide their students with the appropriate interventions to help them succeed.... [-]

United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
60 days
Online