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Urban Multicultural Special Education
Horace Mann 055
The M.Ed. in Urban Multicultural Special Education program is an interdisciplinary program designed for K-12 Special Education teachers who work with English Language Learners with special needs. The program assists you in obtaining the ESL Certificate in addition to the Rhode Island teaching certificate(s) you currently hold.
- Develop knowledge of the unique learning needs of students with cultural and linguistic difference.
- Develop knowledge of instruction, assessment, and curriculum that support students with disabilities and linguistic challenge.
- Integrate knowledge into effective teaching practice.
M.Ed. Special Education -Urban Multicultural
|Course No.||Course Title||Credits|
|One course in research methods, chosen with advisor's consent||3|
|SPED 534||Involvement of Parents and Families Who Have Children with Disabilities||3|
Professional Education Component
|SPED 551||Urban Multicultural Special Education||3|
|SPED 552||Dual Language Development and Intervention||3|
|SPED 553||Content-Based ESL Instruction for Exceptional Students||3|
|SPED 554||Curriculum Design for Exceptional Bilingual Students||3|
|SPED 555||Literacy for English Language Learners with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 557||Assessing English Language Learners with Disabilities||3|
|SPED 651||Language Development Practicum Exceptional Bilingual Students||1|
|SPED 652||Literacy Practicum—Exceptional Bilingual Students||1|
|SPED 653||Assessment Practicum—Exceptional Bilingual Students||1|
|Candidates seeking ESL certification in the State of Rhode Island must complete these courses and the ESOL Praxis Exam (0361; 5361)||0|
|SPED 654||Internship in Urban Multicultural Special Education||3|
Total Credit Hours
18-Month Intensive Program with an opportunity to complete Masters Degree in Urban/Multicultural Special Education. See here for more information.