SPE 201: Adaptive Technology in the Classroom

Class Program
Credits 3
This course is designed to introduce students to the assistive technology supports available for students with disabilities and develop their understanding of how these technologies support Universal Design for Learning and give all students equal opportunities to learn. Students will be provided hands on experience with a variety of assistive technologies from simple low tech supports to high tech supports. Methods of assessing, adapting, and implementing assistive technology into the classroom to support access and adaptations to the curriculum will be explored. Students will demonstrate knowledge of assistive technology integration through the development of project-based learning, discussion groups, resource compilations, and lesson creations using a variety of multimedia tools.