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Special Education, M.Ed. - Learning Disabilities Emphasis

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome SEG-LD-A Professional Learning and Ethical Practice (CEC Standard 6)

Beginning special education professionals use foundational knowledge of the field and their professional ethical principles and practice standards to inform special education practice, to engage in lifelong learning, and to advance the profession.
Objective 1 Standard 6.0: Beginning special education professionals use foundational knowledge of the field and their professional ethical principles and practice standards to inform special education practice, to engage in lifelong learning, and to advance the profession. Specialty Set: 6.K6 Ethical responsibility to advocate for appropriate services for individuals with learning disabilities. •6.K7 Professional organizations and sources of information relevant to the field of learning disabilities.
Objective 2 Standard 6.1: Beginning special education professionals use professional ethical principles and professional practice standards to guide their practice.
Objective 3 Standard 6.2: Beginning special education professionals understand how foundational knowledge and current issues influence professional practice.
Objective 4 Standard 6.4: Beginning special education professionals understand the significance of lifelong learning and participate in professional activities and learning communities. Specialty Set: 6.S2 Use research findings and theories to guide practice.
Objective 5 Standard 6.5: Beginning special education professionals advance the profession by engaging in activities such as advocacy and mentoring. Specialty Set: 6.K6 Ethical responsibility to advocate for appropriate services for individuals with learning disabilities. 6.K7 Professional organizations and sources of information relevant to the field of learning disabilities. 7.K2 Services, networks, and organizations that provide support across the life span for individuals with learning disabilities.

Outcome SEG-LD-B Collaboration (CEC Standard 7)

Beginning special education professionals collaborate with families, other educators, related service providers, individuals with exceptionalities, and personnel from community agencies in culturally responsive ways to address the needs of individuals with exceptionalities across a range of learning experiences.
Objective 1 Standard 7.0: Beginning special education professionals collaborate with families, other educators, related service providers, individuals with exceptionalities, and personnel from community agencies in culturally responsive ways to address the needs of individuals with exceptionalities across a range of learning experiences. Specialty Set: 6.S2 Use research findings and theories to guide practice.
Objective 2 Standard 7.1: Beginning special education professionals use theory and elements of effective collaboration. Specialty Set: 5.K2 Methods for ensuring individual academic success in one-to-one, small group, and large-group settings. 7.K1 Co-planning and co-teaching methods to strengthen content acquisition of individuals with learning disabilities.
Objective 3 Standard 7.2: Beginning special education professionals serve as a collaborative resource to colleagues. Specialty Set: 6.S1 Participate in activities of professional organizations relevant to the field of learning disabilities.