May 27, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 225 - Assistive and Instructional Technology

(3 credits)
This course has a dual focus: the use of technology to facilitate instruction in a diverse classroom, and assistive technology to support students with diverse needs. Assignments will emphasize the use of technology as a tool to plan, effectively modify, and supplement instruction. Students will select, design, and use technology, materials and resources required to educate all students, including those with complex instructional and communication needs and those with complex bodies. Students will be introduced to the SETT framework for assessment and will participate in a demonstration of a wide range of high, mid and low tech assistive technology, including a variety of augmentative and alternative communication devices (AAC). In addition, students will create low tech assistive technology that will allow a case study student to access the curriculum. Students will complete four hours of field experience in an area school or educational setting. Required clearances will be needed to participate in field experiences.