Course Descriptions

Special Education

MSE 8002
Seminar II
3 credits

Seminars II-IV are structured, field-based, year-long courses that require ARTC teachers to describe, analyze, and reflect on classroom experiences in the role of teacher of record or Paraeducator, pursuing the ARTC Concentration of M.Ed. Special Education degree. Paras or teachers are provided support and coaching by an ARTC Coach assigned to them at the start of their experience.

Seminar II-III-IV complete the series of field-based courses in which the teacher refines and enhances the implementation, analysis and reflection on all aspects of professional practice in direct relation to current research, current professional standards and the Delaware Performance Appraisal System II. 

Candidates enhance, improve and refine instructional strategies, learning activities, classroom management skills and lesson planning through the application of knowledge and skills gained in the prerequisite courses. 

Candidates are provided opportunities to reflect on their performance in teaching content lessons to K-12 students with disabilities.  Candidates will plan, prepare and teach two lessons within an approved classroom setting, as well as working with individual students.