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Course SummaryReview this convenient study guide course to prepare for the Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities exam. The course consists of bite-sized lessons, practice assessments and supplemental resources that make for a fun and effective test preparation experience. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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This self-paced course is designed to get you ready for the Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities test. Taught by experienced special education instructors, this course goes over all of the concepts you'll need to be familiar with by your test day, such as the process of human development, special education curriculum planning, instructional methods in special education, learning theories and more. You can use any computer or mobile device to access these study resources, and we encourage you to take the practice quizzes to solidify your understanding of the information.
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As you work through the course, you'll increase your understanding of learning theories, special education instruction, IEPs, classroom technologies and much more. The course is aligned specifically with information that you'll find on the exam, so you can be sure you're only studying concepts that will have an impact on your score. When you're finished with the course, you should be able to:
- Explain the process of human development
- Identify learning-related disabilities
- Recognize students who have individual impairments, disabilities and disorders
- Summarize learning and motivation theories
- Describe the process of special education curriculum planning and accessibility
- Use effective instructional practices for special education
- Explain the benefits of special education classroom technologies
- Teach communication, social and life skills in special education classrooms
- Create positive learning environments
- Evaluate assessment methods, instruments, procedures, and interpretation/communication methods
- Analyze the historical, legal and ethical foundations of special education
- Define the components of IEPs and special education services
- Compare collaborative and communication approaches in special education
- Outline the professional growth process for special education teachers
This course contains 143 lessons that are grouped into 18 chapters. You'll be able to work through the lessons at your own pace and retain the information with the included practice quizzes. Revisit the lessons as many times as needed, and feel free to reach out to our subject-matter experts if you need any extra help.
Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities (5383) Exam Information
The Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities exam is a comprehensive assessment that evaluates the skills and knowledge that entry-level special education instructors must exhibit when seeking teacher licensure.
- Number of Questions: 120
- Question Type: Selected-response
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Exam Cost: $120
Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities (5383) Exam Breakdown
|Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities Exam Concept||Percent of the Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Development and characteristics of students with learning disabilities||17%||20||44|
|Planning and managing the learning environment||26%||32||24|
|Identification, eligibility and placement||12%||14||26|
|Foundations and professional responsibilities||17%||21||26|
Praxis Special Education: Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities Exam Preparation & Registration
In this course, you'll find a variety of study resources that can make your test preparation experience simple, effective and fun. As you work through the course, you'll watch and read engaging lessons that are taught by expert instructors. You can also take the accompanying assessments to make sure you fully understand important special education concepts. You can access the course at any time that fits your schedule, and you'll be able to study at home, school, work or wherever you have access to the Internet.
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