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Courses

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Course Requirements for Doctoral Students

  1.   The Required Courses for all Areas: 6 credits

       1). Seminar in the Theories & Practicum of Special Education: 2 credits

       2). Seminar in Special Education (I) (II): 2 credits (1 credit for each semester)

       3). Reviews of Special Educational Research: 2 credits

       4). Dissertation: 0 credit

 

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  2.   The Elective Courses for all Areas : minimum 6 credits

       1). Research Methodology (minimum 2 credits, pre-requirement: Advanced Educational
Statistics & Research Methods in Special Education at master level)

        Qualitative Research

        Single Subject Design

 

       2). Statistics & Testing (minimum 2 credits)

        Multivariate Statistical Analysis (MANOVA)

        Nonparametric Statistics

        Data Processing and Analysis

        Theories of Testing

        Studies in Advanced Diagnosis of Students With special Needs

 

       3). Administration & System (minimum 2 credits)

        Planning & Evaluation in Special Education

        Policy in Special Education

        Studies in the Administration of Special Education

        Supervision & Consultation in Special Education

 

       4). Theories & Research

        Seminar in Cognition & Learning of Students with special Needs

        Neuropsychology

         

       5). Special Topics (Independent Study)

        Special Topics in Policies of Special Education

        Special Topics in Early Intervention

        Special Topics in Families of Students with Special Needs

        Special Topics in Education for Students with Communication Disorders

        Special Topics in Social Competence of Students with Special Needs

        Special Topics in Team Services in Special Education

        Special Topics in Assessment of Students with Special Needs

        Special Topics in Special Educational Technology

        Special Topics in Research Methodology of Special Education

        Studies in Education for Students with Special Needs

        Studies in Curriculum for Students with Special Needs

        Studies in Instructional Design for Students with Special Needs

        Special Topics in Special Education of Special Populations

        Special Topics in Gifted Education

        Special Topics in Cognitive Research of Students with Special Needs

        Special Topics in Affective Education for Students with Special Needs

        Special Topics in Career Counseling for Students with Special Needs

 

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      3.   The Required Courses for Selected Areas

       A. Education for Individuals with Disabilities (minimum 2 credits)

       1). Teaching Practicum in Education for i ndividuals with disabilities (1 credit)

        Descriptions:

        a). Time: course can begins from the second semester of the first year

        b). Duration: one semester

        c). Place: suggested at the Department of Special Education

        d). Curriculum: participating teaching in a minimum of 2-credit undergraduate course

        e). Content: undergraduate course instruction; if the student has no teaching
experience in special education, the student needs to develop the capabilities for
teaching in elementary/secondary school. The content will be determined in
consultation with the instructor, depending on student background and professional
goal.

 

       2). Administration Practicum in Education for i ndividuals with disabilities (1 credit)

        Descriptions:

        a). Time: course can begin from the second semester of the first year

        b). Duration: one semester, minimum of 60 hours

        c). Place: determined by the instructor or the student. This practicum can be taken at
students current institute if the institute head would agree to supervise the student. .

        d). Content: determined by the instructor

 

       3). Research Practicum in Education for i ndividuals with Disabilities (1 credit)

        Descriptions:

        a). Time: course can begin from the first semester of the first year

        b). Duration: one semester, minimum of 60 hours

        c). Place:mainly in the Department of Special Education, NTNU

        d). Content: participating in instructors research project and conducting a sub-
project, no salary is allowed, it is allowed to participate in the research project before
the semester begins.

 

 

       B. Education for Gifted Students (minimum 4 credits)

       1). Issues & Trends in Gifted Education (2 credits, required)

       2). Teaching Practicum in Gifted Education (1 credit)

        Descriptions:

        a). Time: course can begin from the second semester of the first year

        b). Duration: one semester

        c). Place: suggested at the Department of Special Education

        d). Curriculum: participating teaching a minimum of 2-credit undergraduate course

        e). Content: undergraduate course instruction; if the student has no teaching
experience in special education, the student needs to develop the capabilities for
teaching in elementary/secondary school. The content will be determined in
consultation with the instructor, depending on student background and professional
goal.

       3). Administration Practicum in Gifted Education (1 credit)

        Descriptions:

        a). Time: course can begin from the second semester of the first year

        b). Duration: one semester, minimum of 60 hours

        c). Place: determined by the instructor or the student. This practicum can be taken at
students current institute if the institute head would agree to supervise the student. .

        d). Content: determined by the instructor

       4). Research Practicum in Gifted Education (1 credit)

        Descriptions:

        a). Time: course can begin from the first semester of the first year

        b). Duration: one semester, minimum of 60 hours

        c). Place: mainly in the Department of Special Education, NTNU

        d). Content: participating in instructors research project and conducting a sub- 
           project, no salary is allowed, it is allowed to participate in the research project before
the semester begins.


                                          

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      4.   The Elective Courses for Selected Areas

                   1). Course taught in English offered by College of Education

       Subjects:

Issue in Research into Comparative Education: Constructing Identity and Otherness in Education

Academic writing for education research


Advanced Educational Statistics (A)

 




 

       2). Education for individuals with Disabilities

       Subjects:

Special Topics in Individualized Educational Plan

Specials Topics in Communication Disorders

Special Topics in Resource Room Programs

Issues & Trends in Communication Disorders

Seminar in Assistive Technology

Special Topics in Severe Emotional Disorders

Special Topics in Medical-Paramedical Aspects of Medical-Paramedical Aspects of Rehabilitation Counseling

Issues & Trends in Severe Emotional Disturbances

Specials Topics in Curriculum for Individuals with Disabilities

Special Topics in Hearing Impairments

Topics and Issues of Instructional Designs for Individuals with Disabilities

Issues & Trends in Hearing Impairments

Special Topics in Computerized Instruction for Students with Special Needs

Studies in Autism

Comparative Special Education

Issues & Trends in Autism

School Management of Special Education

Special Topics in Intellectual Disabilities

Special Topics in Case Management

 

Special Topics in Visual Impairments

 Special Topics in Sexuality Education for Students with Disabilities

Issues & Trends in Visual Impairments

 

Special Topics in the Occupational Therapy

Special Topics in Learning Disabilities

Theories & Skills of Medical-Paramedical Aspects of Rehabilitation Counseling

Issues & Trends in Learning Disabilities

Case Study of Students with Disabilities

Special Topics in Physical/Multiply Disabilities

Career Counseling of Students with Disabilities

Special Topics in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders

 

Applied Behavior Analysis

 

Issues & Trends in Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders

 

Teaching Principles and Curriculum Development of Students with Visual Impairments and Additional Disabilities

 

Courses Selected from Other Departments and Universities

 

        Notes:

       1.30 credits in total

        1). Required: 8 (6+2) credits .

        2). A minimum of 6 credits of e lective courses for all areas (at least one course for
each category 1, 2, 3)

        3). Within the selected area, a minimum of 6 credits are assigned by the adviser.

 

       2. 1). 2 credits for each course.

        2). In addition to the listed courses, courses selected from other departments and
         universities are acceptable if meet the department and university course requirements.

        3). The selected “Special Topics” courses must be taken in the department.

        4). No more than 2 courses (4 credits) of “Special Topics” be applied toward the
graduate course minimum (30 credits).

        5). Each admitted student is assigned at least a faculty adviser, preferable from the
department.

 

       3). Education for Gifted Individuals

        Subjects:

Elective Readings on Gifted Education

Special Topics in Leadership Training

A Psychological Approach to Intelligence: Theories, Measurements and Applications

Comparative Gifted Education

Special Topics in Creativity and Intervention

Special Topics in Assessments of Gifted/talented Students

Special Topics in Gifted/talented Students with Disabilities

Practicum in Assessment of Gifted/talented Student

Special Topics in Curriculum Development and Assessment in Gifted Education

Sub-Culture of Gifted/talented Students

 

Issues and Trends in Curriculum Development and Evaluation in Gifted Education

Special Topics in Special Populations with Giftedness and Talents

 

Special Topics in Teaching Modes in Gifted Education

Follow-up Study on Gifted/talented Students

Special Topics in Creative Thinking & Teaching

Affective Education and Counseling of Gifted/talented Students

Special Topics in Individualized Educational Plan for Gifted/talented Students

Independent Study of Gifted/talented Students

Special Topics in Advanced Thinking Training

Parenting Gifted Education

 

Issues & Trends in Advanced Thinking Training

Courses Selected from Other Departments and Universities

 

       Notes:

       1. 30 credits in total

        1). Required: 10 (6+4) credits .

        2). A minimum of 6 credits of e lective courses for all areas (at least one course for
each category 1, 2, 3)

        3). Within the selected area, a minimum of 6 credits is assigned by the adviser.

       2. 1). 2 credits for each course.

        2). In addition to the listed courses, courses selected from other departments and
universities are acceptable if meet the departmental and university course
requirements.

        3). The selected “Special Topics” courses must be taken in the department.

        4). No more than 2 courses (4 credits) of “Special Topics” be applied toward the
graduate course minimum (30 credits).    

        5). Each admitted student is assigned at least a faculty adviser, preferable from the
department.

 

 

 



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