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    Department of Special Education


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    B.Ed Special Education


    ACADEMIC CURRICULLUM
    100L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST111 Communication in English I 2 Core
    2. GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Core
    3. GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Core
    4. EDU111 Introduction to Teaching Profession 2 Core
    5. SPE111 Comparative Case Study of Special Need Persons 2 Core
    6. SPE121 Elements of Special Education 2 Core
    7. SPE131 History of Special Education 2 Core
    8. SPE141 Handicapping Condiiitions in the Society 2 Core
    9. SPE151 Families of People with Special Needs 2 Core
    10. SOC111 Introduction to Sociology I 3 Elective
    11. SOC131 African Societies and Cultures 3 Elective
    12. BIO111 General Biology I 3 Elective
    13. BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Elective
             

    100L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    2. GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Core
    3. GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Core
    4. EDU112 Foundations of Education 2 Core
    5. SPE112 Introduction to Rehabilitation 2 Core
    6. SPE122 Children in Need of Special Protection 2 Core
    7. SPE132 Scientific and Technological Applications in Special Education 2 Core
    8. SPE142 Multiple Disabling Conditions 2 Core
    9. SPE162 Social Psychology of Abnormalities 2 Core
    10. SPE152 Adults with Special Needs 2 Elective
    11. SOC112 Introduction to Sociology II 3 Elective
    12. SOC142 Individual, Groups and Society 2 Elective
    13. BIO112 General Biology II 3 Elective
    14. BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Elective
             

    200L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Core
    2. GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Core
    3. EDU211 Curriculum and Instruction I 2 Core
    4. EDU221 Educational Psychology 2 Core
    5. EDF241 English Teaching Methods I 2 Core
    6. SPE211 Comparative Cases of Habilitation and Rehabilitation 2 Core
    7. SPE221 Introduction to Special Needs Education 2 Core
    8. SPE231 Critical Issues in Special Education 2 Core
    9. SPE241 Sociology of Special Education 2 Core
    10. SPE251 Remedial Education 2 Elective
    11. SPE261 Introduction to Social Work 2 Elective
    12. SOC241 Social Change I 2 Elective
    13. SOC271 Social Problems and Social Works 2 Elective
    14. BIO211 Genetics I 2 Elective
    15. BIO221 Generaly Physiology I 2 Elective
             


    200L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Core
    2. GST112 Communication in English II 2 Core
    3. EDU212 Educational Administration 2 Core
    4. EDU222 Philosophy of Education 2 Core
    5. EDF242 English Teaching Methods II 2 Core
    6. SPE212 Introduction to Sign Language 2 Core
    7. SPE222 Introduction to Braille and Abacus 2 Core
    8. SPE232 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 2 Core
    9. SPE252 Curricular Issues in Special Education 2 Core
    10. GST222 Communication in French 2 Core/Optional
    11. GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Core/Optional
    12. SPE242 Disadvantaged Groups in the Society 2 Elective
    13. SPE262 Psychology of Adjustment 2 Elective
    14. SOC232 Social Change II 2 Elective
    15. SOC272 Language in Society and Culture 2 Elective
    16. BIO242 General Physiology II 2 Elective
    17. ZOO232 Man and the Environment 2 Elective
             

    300L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Core
    2. EDU311 Educational Technology 2 Core
    3. EDU321 Curriculum & Instruction II 2 Core
    4. EDU331 Test & Measurement 2 Core
    5. EDU341 Research Methods & Statistics 3 Core
    6. EDU351 Sociology of Education 2 Core
    7. SPE311 Practical Clinical Experience in Special and Regular Settings 2 Core
    8. SPE321 Special Educational Services 2 Core
    9. SPE331 Special Needs Curriculum/Methodologies 2 Core
    10. SPE351 Research Techniques in Special Education 2 Core
    11. SPE341 Inclusive Education 2 Elective
    12. SPE361 Assessment and Diagnosis of Special Needs 2 Elective
    13. SOC331 Social Psychology I 2 Elective
    14. BIO311 Genetics II 2 Elective
             

    300L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. EDU342 Teaching Practice I 3 Core
    2. EDU431 Teaching Practice II 3 Core
    3. SPE312 Practicum 2 Core
             

    400L First Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. EDU411 Guidance and Counselling 2 Core
    2. EDU421 ICT in Education 2 Core
    3. EDU461 Educational Statistics 2 Core
    4. EDF421 Seminar in Educational Foundations 2 Core
    5. EDF431 Methods of Teaching 2 Core
    6. SPE411 Clinical Diagnostic Teaching 2 Core
    7. SPE421 Grades I & II Braille 2 Core
    8. SPE431 Meeting and Nurturing Needs of Gifted Persons 2 Core
    9. SPE441 Total Communication 2 Core
             

    400L Second Semester
    S/n Course Code Course Title Credit Unit Category
    1. EDU422 Special Education 2 Core
    2. EDU452 Research Project 4 Core
    3. SPE462 Multi-culturalism in Special Education 2 Core
    4. SPE472 Education for the Learning Disabled Students 2 Core
    5. SPE412 Community Based Rehabilitation 2 Elective
    6. SPE422 Individualised Education Programmes 2 Elective
    7. SPE432 Early Childhood Education for Special Needs 2 Elective
    8. SPE442 Working with People with Differential Physical Abilities 2 Elective
    9. SPE452 Administration in Special Educational Delivery 2 Elective
             


    COURSE DESCRIPTION OR SYNOPSIS
    BIO111 General Biology I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Cell structure and organization, Functions of cellular organelles, Diversity of organisms, General reproduction. Inter relationships of organisms, Heredity and evolution, Elements of Ecology.

    BIO112 General Biology II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: A general survey of the plant and animal kingdoms based mainly on similarities and differences in anatomy, Physiology and Ecological adaptations.

    BIO121 First Year Practical Biology I 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Microscopy: Types of microscope, using the microscope, guidelines for making biological drawings, Morphology and classification of representative members of different classes of the kingdom monera, protista, fungi (mycota), animalia and plantae.

    BIO122 First Year Practical Biology II 1 Credit Unit
    Description: Reproductive systems of invertebrates and vertebrates, some aspects of reproduction in plants, plant tissues, plant organs, photosynthesis, growth and development in plants.

    BIO211 Genetics I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Hereditable and non-hereditable characteristics, Biological variations and mechanisms involved in inheritance. The probability factor in inheritance, Structural changes of genes, such as mutation and rearrangements, Numerical changes of genes; such as eup

    BIO221 Generaly Physiology I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The chemistry of life, Organic compounds of biological importance: e.g. porphyrins, chlorophylls, cytochromes, haemoglobins carotenoids, xanthophylls, flavins, melanines, pteridines, anthocyanins, phosphagen, carbohydrates, lipids and fats and proteins, V

    BIO242 General Physiology II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Organ and TissueSystems among Plants and Animals.Digestive System, Respiratory System, Nervous System, Reproductive System and Excretory System.

    BIO311 Genetics II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Aspects of human genetics, Sex-linked, sex-influenced and sex-determined traits, Karyotype-basic grouping of human chromosomes, Pedigree analysis, Chromosomal changes in man: translocation, aneuploidy and polyploidy. Deviations from basic Mendelian princi

    EDF241 English Teaching Methods I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: English Teaching Methods I

    EDF242 English Teaching Methods II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: English Teaching Methods II

    EDF421 Seminar in Educational Foundations 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDF431 Methods of Teaching 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU111 Introduction to Teaching Profession 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course provides awareness and basic information about teacher’s role in communities and nation building, professionalization of teaching, effective teaching, ethics of teaching, unionism and other professionals in education.

    EDU112 Foundations of Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A study of educational development and institutions, from ancient times to the present with particular reference to the evolution of modern education in Nigeria. The course is an exploration and analysis of the relevant issues within contemporary educatio

    EDU211 Curriculum and Instruction I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Fundamental concepts of curriculum development to include objectives, contents, learning opportunities and evaluation.Knowledge and skills on Curriculum Development.

    EDU212 Educational Administration 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU221 Educational Psychology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Theories and conditions of learning and teaching, with emphasis on individual differences: Motivation; retention, transfer of learning etc.

    EDU222 Philosophy of Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: An introduction to major philosophical ideas which have influenced Educational thought and practices.

    EDU311 Educational Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course offers on eclectic approach to the design process application and effects of technique in the teaching/learning situation. It is designed to broaden student teachers’ knowledge on the systematic production, effective use and evaluation of inex

    EDU321 Curriculum & Instruction II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A critical analysis of curriculum in terms of their relevance and National goals. Relationship between curriculum and instruction in terms of objectives specification, selection of learning experiences, learning materials, methods and media of instruction

    EDU331 Test & Measurement 2 Credit Unit
    Description: An experience in test construction, administration, analysis and interpretation

    EDU341 Research Methods & Statistics 3 Credit Unit
    Description: An exposure to the meaning, characteristics, purpose of and steps in educational research, the scientific method, hypothesis. Choice of research topics and its design and characteristics, library search and referencing, Instrumentation and methods ofdata

    EDU342 Teaching Practice I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Practical implementation of teaching/learning strategies in the classroom as applied to the subject area

    EDU351 Sociology of Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU411 Guidance and Counselling 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU421 ICT in Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU422 Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    EDU431 Teaching Practice II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Practical implementation of teaching/learning strategies in the classroom as applied to the subject area.

    EDU452 Research Project 4 Credit Unit
    Description: An application of research methods and data processing course to field experience under the guidance of the Faculty members. Exposure to EDU 341 and EDU 322 is required for this course.

    EDU461 Educational Statistics 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    GST111 Communication in English I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Effective communication and writing in English Language skills, writing of essay answers, Comprehension, sentence construction, outlines and paragraphs, collection and organization of materials, punctuation.

    GST112 Communication in English II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Logical presentation of papers, phonetics, instruction on lexis, art of public speaking and oral communication, figures of speech, precise, report writing.

    GST121 Nigerian Peoples, Culture and Anti-Cultism/Social Vices 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Nigerian history, culture and arts in pre-colonial times, Nigerian’s perception of his world, culture areas of Nigeria and their characterictics, evolution of Nigeria as a political unit, indigene/settler phenomenon, concepts of trade, economic self-relia

    GST122 Use Of Library, Study Skills & Information Communication Technology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Brief history of libraries, library and education, University libraries and other types of libraries, study skills (reference services). Types of library materials, using library resources including e-learning, e-material, etc, understanding library catal

    GST131 Introduction to Computer Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: History and development of Computer Technology. The why and how of computers. Computer types: Analogue, Digital, and Hybrid, Central preparation, Equipments: Keypunch, starter etc. Data Transmission, Nature, speed and error detection. Data capture and val

    GST132 Logic, Philosophy and Human Existence 2 Credit Unit
    Description: A brief survey of the main branches of Philosophy symbolic Local Special symbols in symbolic logic-conjunction, negation, affirmation, disjunction, equivalent and conditional statements law of tort. The method of deduction using rules of inference and bi-

    GST211 History and Philosophy of Science 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Man- his origin and nature, man and his cosmic environment, scientific methodology, science and technology in the society and service of man, renewable and on-renewable resources – man and his energy resources, environmental effects of chemical plastics,

    GST212 Introduction to Entrepreneurial Studies 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to entrepreneurship and new venture creation, Enterpreneurship in theory and practice; Forms of business, Staffing, Marketing and new venture; determining capital requirements, Raising capital; Financial planning and management; starting a ne

    GST221 Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Basic concepts in peace studies and conflict resolution, peace as vehicle of unity and development, conflict issues, types of conflict, e.g. ethnic/religious/political/economic conflicts, root causes of conflicts and violence in Africa, indigene/settler p

    GST222 Communication in French 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Introduction to French, French Alphabets and Sounds – Writing and Pronounciation, French Syllabus –Writing and Pronounciation, French Words – Writing and Pronunciation, Phrases, Simple Sentences and Pharagaraphs, Conjuction, dialogue Advance Study of Sent

    GST232 Communication in Arabic 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    GST311 Introduction to Entrepreneurship Skills 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Some of the ventures to be focused upon include the following: 1. Soap/Detergent, tooth brushes and tooth paste making 2. Photography 3. Brick, Nails, screws making 4. Dyeing/textile blocks paste making 5. Rope making 6. Plumbing 7. Vulcanizing 8.

    SOC111 Introduction to Sociology I 3 Credit Unit
    Description: This involves the presentation of concepts and descriptive materials of sociology clearly and illustratively in order to make these becomes part of the students’ working vocabulary and critical tools for identifying and understanding the working of Societ

    SOC112 Introduction to Sociology II 3 Credit Unit
    Description: Building on the conceptual foundations of earlier courses in sociology and Anthropology, the course introduces the students to social scientific approaches to comprehending specific socio-economic processes and institutions such as social problems

    SOC131 African Societies and Cultures 3 Credit Unit
    Description: The course is designed to afford students an understanding of the principles and processes, which have shaped the social structure, and cultures of African societies both past and present. The main thrust is on the value institutions and social arrangemen

    SOC142 Individual, Groups and Society 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course seeks to demonstrate the linkage between the individual and the collective. The processes of personality development, socialization, deviance social adjustment are examined closely.

    SOC232 Social Change II 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course focuses on theoretical perspectives and institutional analysis of the phenomenon of social change, while taking a global approach. The more concern is with social change in Africa in terms of the process and impact

    SOC241 Social Change I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course examines theoretical perspectives on social change. Similarly, institutional analysis of the phenomenon of social change is also assessed

    SOC271 Social Problems and Social Works 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The study of social causes and effects of such problems as poverty, delinquency, crime, family discord, unemployment, industrial, racial national conflicts and mental disorders. Theories, in the contemporary Nigeria social work. Organization, function and

    SOC272 Language in Society and Culture 2 Credit Unit
    Description: An examination of the social and culture functions of language with particular references to Nigeria and other West African societies. Language and societal development. Language problems of new states. Language policy.

    SOC331 Social Psychology I 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The course examines the general principles underlying the adaptive and behavioral responses of individuals to social stimuli and the other effects of theses on the individual. The focus is primarily on socialization, personality and communication processe

    SPE111 Comparative Case Study of Special Need Persons 2 Credit Unit
    Description: This is a non-examinable course unit based essentially on practical visitations to selected special educational service settings during which students will be guided to understudy at least three individuals with different major special needs. The essence is to sensitize the students to varieties of special needs of individuals with disabilities through practical visits and case - file reporting.

    SPE112 Introduction to Rehabilitation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics to be covered include: Meaning and context of rehabilitation; Rehabilitation clients; Rehabilitation programming and programme characteristics; History of rehabilitation; The rehabilitation process; Rehabilitation models (institution - based, community-based, eclectic mode(s); Issues in rehabilitation, integration, re-integration, re-settlement; etc.

    SPE121 Elements of Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Coverage includes topics on the following: Terminologies and concepts in special education; categorisations, classifications and labels of special need conditions and persons; Types of special educational provisions and settings; features of the curriculum for meeting special need groups; special education as a professional practice.

    SPE122 Children in Need of Special Protection 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics coverage surround: Definitional, causal characteristic conditions, and societal protection measures regarding the following category of children - Street children; Working Children; Children in Prostitution; Refugee and Displaced Children; Children with Disabilities; Children in Conflict Situations, Children in Conflict with the Law, etc.

    SPE131 History of Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics to be covered include: Treatment and handling approaches for people with special needs in Ancient Civilizations and Medieval Periods; Antecedents and hail marks of development of modern practices in special education; Development of modern special education practices in the United States; Development of modern special educational practices in Nigeria (pre - independence, post independence); Current developments in special education development in Nigeria; Future perspective in special education development in Nigeria; Case Studies Of contributions to special education development.

    SPE132 Scientific and Technological Applications in Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics coverage surround: Descriptions and functions of scientific and technological teaching equipment for: Visual handicaps, (i.e. Kurzwiel Reading Machine, Perkins Brailler, Sonic Guide, Abacus, Optacon etc.); Hearing handicaps (i.e. individual and group hearing aids, ear moulds, audiometers); Communication disorders (i.e. Speech Master Machines); Learning disabilities (i.e. Encephalograpic scanning machines); Computer Usages for People with Disabilities; Local resources adaptations; etc.

    SPE141 Handicapping Condiiitions in the Society 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topic to be covered include the following: Impairment-Disability- Handicap relational progression; Types of handicapping situations ( personal disabilities, physical obstacles, social, psychological, vocational). Political, socio - cultural, economic and psychological issues in societal handicapping conditions; Approaches to overcoming handicapping barnes in society; Roles and responsibilities in overcoming handicapping barriers in society.

    SPE142 Multiple Disabling Conditions 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics covered include the following: Definitional and causal issues (dual! multiple impairments, disabilities, handicaps); Categories and common dual/multiple disabling conditions - Cognitive - Sensory, Cognitive - Physical; Sensory - Physical, etc); Effects of dual - multiple disabling conditions; Management approaches and techniques for dual - multiple disabling conditions, Case - examples of dual - multiple disabling conditions.

    SPE151 Families of People with Special Needs 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics coverage include: Common social - behavioural tendencies in families of special need persons; specific categorical characteristic in families with special need persons; social -attitudinal versus social - psychological typologies of families with special need persons; Inter and Intra relations of families with special need persons; services and services delivery approaches for families of special need person.

    SPE152 Adults with Special Needs 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Coverage includes: Common disabling conditions of adulthood; Aging syndromes and special need characteristics of adulthood; Special services and services delivery for adults with special needs; Adult and Special Education concerns for adults.

    SPE162 Social Psychology of Abnormalities 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Coverage includes: Meaning and context normality and abnormality; Characteristics of normal and abnormal behaviours; Social - Psychological typologies of abnormalities in humans; Theoretical conceptions of perceptions of abnormalities in humans; Psychological approaches to the treatment of perceptions of abnormalities; Assessments and treatment of abnormal behaviours.

    SPE211 Comparative Cases of Habilitation and Rehabilitation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The Course Unit is a practical / case report one. It is a non - examinable course unit designed to provide students with firsthand experience of what their professional expectations require. Students are required to visit at least two each of provisions in habilitation and rehabilitation settings on a guided and independent basis and to select groups of clients to understudy on comparative basis. A case file report will be submitted at the end of the semester for final assessment.

    SPE212 Introduction to Sign Language 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitions and the context of sign Language; Principles of manual communication; Finger signs (Alphabets and numbers); Basic sign language use - Pronouns, prepositions, question words conjunctions and articles, adjectives, adverbs, auxiliary verbs, greetings, time related words, colour, school subjects, family and gender related words, emotions, nouns, animals, people and places, food related words.

    SPE221 Introduction to Special Needs Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics covered include: The emergence of the practice of Special Education as a profession; the structure of Special Education; Definitional issues regarding special need persons (e.g. people living in conditions of mental retardation, people with visual disabilities, etc.); Treatment versus Care issues in Special Education (i.e. with persons with hearing handicaps, communication disorders, behavior disorders, etc.); Habilitation, Rehabilitation and Remedial Education concerns and approaches in special education; Placement of categories of special need persons - issues, concerns and procedures.

    SPE222 Introduction to Braille and Abacus 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The Course Unit which is both theoretical and practical consists of the following: Definitions and historical perspective; Principles of Braille dotation and dotational descriptions (Alphabets and Numbers); Practice exercises of words and sentence braille- dotation formations; The use of letters of the alphabet as word signs and related practice exercises; Special word signs and related practice exercises, Introduction to Abacus Formation in units, and hundreds. Note: Course Unit will be assessed and examinable by theoretical and practical (60%) means.

    SPE231 Critical Issues in Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: An examination of topical issues such as: Categorization and labeling of special need persons; Toward special need services preparation issues; Legislations and litigations concerning special need persons and issues; Rights and policies concerning special need persons; Transition and integration issues concerning special need people; Early intervention for children with special needs: Attitudes and attitude change scientific and technological innovations; etc.

    SPE232 Introduction to Clinical Psychology 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Topics coverage include: Definitions and key concepts; History and development of Clinical Psychology, Scope of clinical psychology; functions and in roles clinical psychology; Clinical psychology and related professional practices; Clinical psychology values for special need groups; Clinical testing, assessment and interviewing

    SPE241 Sociology of Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Sociological perspectives of special need persons and special education practices; Traditional approaches in special need practices (Western and African civilazations); Modern oriented approaches in special need practices; Socio-cultural issues in special educational practices; Groups and professional associations concerned with the development of special education; Ethical and Moral / Religious perspectives in Special Education; Case studies of outstanding contributions of special need individuals (Nigerian and non - Nigerian); Special Education as human and developmental capital; political economy of special education.

    SPE242 Disadvantaged Groups in the Society 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitional and conceptual issues; Categorizations’ and descriptions of disadvantaged groups; Causal factors, general and specific characteristics of disadvantaged groups (i.e. socially, economically, culturally, educationally, etc., of disadvantaged societal groups); Impacts of disadvantaged groups on society; Approaches to meeting needs of disadvantaged groups (Government actions, NGO’s, Community Action); Dynamics of relations between and within disadvantaged groups.

    SPE251 Remedial Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitional issues and concepts; Remedial education need persons; (i.e. slow learning, ADH children, dyslexic children, etc); Broad and specific characteristics of remedial education need persons; structure and approaches in remedial education; Remedial education methodologies, (multisensory teaching, clinical teaching, task process teaching); etc.

    SPE252 Curricular Issues in Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitional and conceptual issues in Special Education Curriculum; The basis of Special Education Curricular; The features of core curriculum for special need groups; commonalities in curricular for special need groups; Approaches to curricular innovation for special groups (adaptation strategies, adaptation strategies, supplementation strategies); Features of Individualized Educational Programming.

    SPE261 Introduction to Social Work 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The meaning and context of social work; The relationship between special education and social work. Social work and the special education profession; categories of social work concerns. The nature and basic operational principles of social work in Remand / Borstal Homes; Special Education Centres / Schools; Rehabilitation Centres/Programmes; Aged Persons Homes; Motherless Babies Homes.

    SPE262 Psychology of Adjustment 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitional issues and concepts in adjustment psychology, Theories of maladjustment; The process of adjustment; Causes, types and impacts of adjustment failure, Adjustment issues for special need persons, Fostering effective adjustment in various groups in society (Behaviour Management, Family Therapy, Community Counselling, etc.).

    SPE311 Practical Clinical Experience in Special and Regular Settings 2 Credit Unit
    Description: This is a non -examinable Course Unit for which assessment is 60% attendance based practical involvement of students in observations and guided participation in teaching, helping and working with at least 3 sets of special need persons. A report will be submitted at the end of the exercise to be assessed on the basis of 40%.

    SPE312 Practicum 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    SPE321 Special Educational Services 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitions and conceptual issues related to special educational service delivery; components of special educational service delivery; Planning, designing and developing special educational service delivery (least and most restrictive environments); Characteristics of effective and sustainable special educational services; Determining and -designing the involvement of professionals (multi; inter, and transdisciplinary); Models of special educational services delivery packages.

    SPE331 Special Needs Curriculum/Methodologies 2 Credit Unit
    Description:

    SPE341 Inclusive Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitions and concepts related to Inclusive Education (segregation, normalisation, integration, mainstreaming, exclusion, inclusion); Historical perspectives of Inclusive Education (Segregatiônal practices to Salamanca Declaration) Approaches to inclusion - the Wholistic - Eclectic Approach; Planning and developing inclusion into special education programmes, Principles of Inclusive Education; The concept of least restrictive to most restrictive enviromnents in regular and special school programmes; Inclusion and Exclusion criteria for educational, physical, social and vocational activities.

    SPE351 Research Techniques in Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Concept of research in the field of special education; Types of research in special education; Priority areas of research; Designing special education research; Determining research variables in special education research; Population and Sampling techniques; Data collection approaches and procedures; Special education project report writing.

    SPE361 Assessment and Diagnosis of Special Needs 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Informal and formal approaches in terms of the instruments, procedures criteria for screening, assessing, and diagnosing variety of special need conditions for personal - social, educational and vocational effectiveness: Mental Retardation, Visual Disabilities, Hearing Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Behaviour Disorders, Giftedness and Talents, etc.

    SPE411 Clinical Diagnostic Teaching 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitions and concepts of clinical -diagnostic teaching; clinical - diagnostic teaching clients; Principles and general guidelines for clinical -diagnostic teaching; General procedures of clinical -diagnostic teaching; Specific clinical -diagnostic intervention procedures for teaching Reading, Arithmetic, Writing, Personal - social skills, and Social Competencies; Evaluating instruction in clinical - diagnostic teaching.

    SPE412 Community Based Rehabilitation 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitions, concepts and descriptions of CBR; Rational and justification of CBR; Components of CBR; Planning, designing, and developing CBR; Roles and expectations in CBR practice; Limitations of CBR; The CBR curriculum; Financing CBR; CBR case studies.

    SPE421 Grades I & II Braille 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The Course Unit which will be taught and examined both theoretically and practically will centre around: Pre braille - reading and writing tactual activities; and worksheet; practices; Mechanics of braille reading; braille slate and stylus; Letters of alphabets as word signs; purictuations; special word signs; Contractions (letters, letter combination words, word combinations); Sentence formations and reading.

    SPE422 Individualised Education Programmes 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Pre-requisited knowledge regarding IEP (Behavioural goals and objectives, task analysis, assessment procedures and instruments); Planning and developing IEPS; Referrals in IEP; Assessing and evaluating the efficacy of IEPs, IEP models; Roles in IEP.

    SPE431 Meeting and Nurturing Needs of Gifted Persons 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The concept of meeting and nurturing needs of gifted persons; curriculum structuring (in selected academic content areas) for gifted persons; Referral and placement procedures; Enhancing inductive thinking; Enhancing creative thinking; Enhancing metacognitive skills; Enhancing evaluative thinking and affective development; The arts and leadership; Harnessing sports and non - formal talents and skills; Programmes Implementation; Parents, family and regular teacher roles.

    SPE432 Early Childhood Education for Special Needs 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitions and concepts; The context and components of ECE for Special need children; ECE approaches for special need children; Planning, developing and designing ECE for special need children; Equipments and methodologies in ECE for special need children; Roles, functions and expectations in ECE delivery for special need children; ECE problems in Nigeria.

    SPE441 Total Communication 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Meaning and context of Total Communication; Sign Language components (mime and gestures, non - manual features of sign language, localization, finger spelling); Sign dictionaries (methods of compiling signs, basic dictionaries and dictionaries of specific subjects, informants, notation signs); Simultaneous communication (hand alphabets, cued speech, hearing, auditory, naturally developed combinations of speech and signing); Total communication practice - within and without classroom. Note: Course unit is teachable and examinable by both theoretical and practical means.

    SPE442 Working with People with Differential Physical Abilities 2 Credit Unit
    Description: The concept and meaning of differential physical abilities; Subcategories and nature of differential physical abilities; The specific physical, social and psychological needs of PDPA, Core and related activities for PDPA’s; Roles and functions in facilitating activities for PDPA’s; Planning and designing the involvement of related professionals; Effective use of equipments for mobility, orientation, physical adjustment and adaptation.Definitions and categories of special need behaviour children and youths (types of behaviour an communication disorders); The social dynamics in environments of special need behaviour children; Planning designing and developing interactions with special need behaviour children; Types and techniques of special need behaviour management; Roles of related professionals.

    SPE452 Administration in Special Educational Delivery 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Administrative arrangements and personnel roles in special education delivery; Special education policy; Development and Organisation of programmes, schemes, projects and instruction; Organisational models; Selection and Staff development issues; Monitoring and evaluation in special education; sources of sustainable funding and effective financial planning; competencies of special education professionals (Policy, planning, monitoring and implementation cader staff).

    SPE462 Multi-culturalism in Special Education 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Definitions and conception of Multi-culturalism in special education; Multicultural concerns in special education (pluralism, equity, access); Legal - ethical issues in special education; Globalisation concerns and internationalisation of special education practice; Special education development concerns; Multidisciplinary concerns in special education.

    SPE472 Education for the Learning Disabled Students 2 Credit Unit
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    ZOO232 Man and the Environment 2 Credit Unit
    Description: Impact of human activities on the environment; the role of environmental phenomena like flooding, climate change, global warming, on human population, human migration and disease pattern; impact of physical environment human well-being.
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