ASD091 - Teaching Strategies & Techniques

Outline info
Semester
School
Last revision date 2017-05-29 00:26:05.014
Last review date 2017-07-17 00:15:00.801


Subject Title
Teaching Strategies & Techniques

Subject Description
Students will learn teaching strategies and techniques to use with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the classroom. Emphasis will be placed on speech and language, social skills, personal care skills, visual learning strategies and inclusion in the classroom.

Credit Status
One credit toward Working with Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Recognition of Achievement Certificate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Discuss teaching strategies & techniques in working with individuals with ASD in the classroom.

2. Describe and demonstrate teaching individuals with ASD new skills with an emphasis on speech, language and visual learning.

3.Demonstrate techniques for teaching social skills and personal care skills for individuals with ASD.

4.Discuss appropriate approaches for the inclusion of individuals with ASD into the classroom.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
ASD090 or equivalency

Topic Outline

    Speech and  language teaching strategies

    Techniques to promote social skills & peer interaction

    Inclusive strategies

    Visual Support strategies

Mode of Instruction
This workshop will be delivered via lecture, small and large group discussions, class exercises and readings. 

Prescribed Texts
 In class:

Handouts
 
On line:
Core materials available online

Reference Material
None.

Required Supplies
None.

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXCExcellent
SATSatisfactory
UNSATUnsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
In class

An assignment to be handed in within a week of attending the workshop will be given out to receive a SAT or UNSAT grade.
 
On line
Discussion 40%, Assignment due by end date 60%.  Combined grade of 60% will achieve a SAT, or UNSAT grade accordingly. 
            

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