Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs

Course synopsis

The B.Ed. in Special Educational Needs online program is a Bachelor’s program offered by Asian College of Teachers (ACT), affiliated to the prestigious European International University (EIU-Paris). The program has been designed for those willing to explore the field of education while gaining detailed know-how regarding SEN. This advanced bachelor’s degree program ensures that you are at par with the global standards. The program provides instructional methods that deliver an exhaustive comprehension of an array of special educational needs, develops your knowledge in general along with skills, techniques and confidence of edifying learners in an inclusive classroom environment globally.

The B.Ed. in Special Education program, offered in an online mode, aims to provide you with a solid base and thorough knowledge in special educational needs and inclusive teaching and grooms you to face diverse roles in inclusive settings involving SEN children. The course also focuses on the latest topics on ADHD, Autism, Down Syndrome and Learning Disabilities and help in delivering specially designed instruction and comprehend individualized education program (IEP). The degree awarded by European International University (EIU-Paris) will provide a global touch to your teaching career thus offering a competitive edge and better job positions, making it apt for both aspirants and working teaching professionals.

Career Path

Earning a Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs (B.Ed. in SEN) degree endows you with the responsibility of making a difference in the lives of your learners. In addition to teaching, the degree directs you to several other sought-after careers that can help you fulfil your passion of teaching. Many of those who pursue this program, opts for teaching in an array of inclusive settings. Positions you can work for:

  • Inclusive teacher
  • Shadow teacher
  • Teacher-counsellors
  • Work in organizations providing training, services or advocacy for individuals with disabilities
  • Special education curriculum developer
  • Teacher-in-charge in inclusive settings

Curriculum and Credits

Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs

Foundation

  • 1. English
  • 2. Communication Strategies
  • 3. Digital Literacy
  • 4. Becoming a better learner
  • 5. Critical Thinking
  • 6. Research Skills & Conducting Accurate Internet Research

Core (50 credits)

  • 1. Foundations of Education
  • 2. Instructional Methods
  • 3. Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation in Education
  • 4. Professional Ethics in Education
  • 5. Educational Technology
  • 6. Issues and Trends in Special Education
  • 7. Psychology of Learning
  • 8. Research Methods in Education
  • 9. Introduction to Counselling
  • 10. Approaches to Classroom Management

Specializations (40 credits)

Understanding Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • 1. Understanding students
  • 2. Diagnostic Process
  • 3. Are they putting in the Effort?
  • 4. ADHD and Brain Activation
  • 5. ADHD and Activity Level

Impact of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • 1. Attention and ADHD
  • 2. The Emotional Impact of ADHD
  • 3. Memory
  • 4. Problem-Solving for Academic Performance

Understanding Down Syndrome

  • 1. Down Syndrome – Definition and History
  • 2. Identifying Down Syndrome in Children
  • 3. Causes and Complications of Down Syndrome
  • 4. Teaching Children with Down Syndrome
  • 5. Inclusive Education for Children with Down Syndrome

Autism – Features, Identification and Support

  • 1. Meet Autistic Students
  • 2. Understand the common characteristics of HFA/AS
  • 3. Discover how your students think
  • 4. Nurture students' social skills

Autism – A Closer Look

  • 1. Encourage language reciprocity
  • 2. Autism and Inclusive Education
  • 3. Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood
  • 4. Asperger's Syndrome; Fragile X Syndrome; High Functioning Autism

Learning Disabilities – Identification and Instructional Approaches

  • 1. Understanding Learning Disabilities
  • 2. Identifying Students with LDs
  • 3. Making sense of the IEPs
  • 4. Understanding Service Locations

Learning Disabilities – Helping your learners with LD

  • 1. Learning the Right Teaching Strategies
  • 2. Learning Strategies and Assessment Techniques for Students with LD
  • 3. Dyslexia
  • 4. Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

Learning Disabilities – A Deeper Look into Varied Disorders

  • 1. Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)
  • 2. Language Processing Disorder
  • 3. Visual Perceptual/Visual Motor Deficit
  • 4. Dyspraxia

Course Duration and Fees

  • Duration of the course is 3 years
  • Candidates can learn at their own pace and time
  • Course can be accessed anytime, anywhere
  • Program priced at 2750 USD
  • The program is conducted via an online mode of study
  • Globally recognised certificate from ACT
Bachelor of Education in Special Educational Needs USD
2750 USD
THB
86,000 THB
GBP
1950 GBP

100+

courses

50,000+

alumni

15

years of operation

100%

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Experience was good . . . Looking forward to have a great future in this field with the knowledge gained from the course.

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