Bachelors in Education, Special Education

3.5   BACHELOR’S IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (4-Yars Programme)

WHAT’S THIS PROGRAMME ABOUT?

Special education is a growing field of study in Pakistan. Thousands of special education teachers are required to meet the international commitments for the provision of quality inclusive education to children with disabilities.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

This course is for those interested to teach in learning environments for children with additional learning needs.

ENTRY REQUIRMENTS

  • F.A/F.Sc. with 2ndDiv

LENGTH OF PROGRAMME

  • 1 year

ATTENDANCE

80% attendance is essential

HOW ARE YOU ASSESSED?

Summative assessment will include mid-term and end-of-semester examination.  Formative assessment consists of assignments, project work, presentations, microteaching, class tests, term papers and class participation.

 

Year / Semester wise Scheme of Studies of B.Ed. Special Education

1st YEAR SEMESTER I

S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Islamic Studies / Ethics
2  English - I
3  Foundations of Education
4  Development of Education in Pakistan
5  Content Course – I (from selected discipline I)
6  Content Course – I (from selected discipline II)
   Total Credit Hours 17

1st YEAR SEMESTER II

S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1 English-II 3
2 Mathematics 
3 Critical Thinking and Reflective Practices
4 Human Development and Learning
5 Content Course – II (from selected discipline I)
6 Content Course – II (from selected discipline II)
   Total Credit Hours 18 

2nd YEAR SEMESTER III

 
S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Content II Discipline I  3
2 Content II Discipline II  3
3  Assessing Special Needs  3
4 Teaching Methods and Strategies   3
5  Teaching of Discipline I  3
6 Teaching of Discipline II   3
     18

2nd YEAR SEMESTER IV

 
S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Adaptation of curriculum & Instructions  3
2 Inclusive Education   3
3  Teaching of Reading & Writing  3
4 Teaching of Reading & Writing  3
5 Teaching of Languages  3
6 Teaching Practice I   3
     18

3rd YEAR SEMESTER V

 
S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Content III Discipline I  3
2 Educational Research and Statistics   3
3  Content III Discipline II  3
4 Content IV Discipline I   3
5  Content IV Discipline II  3
6 Collaboration between School and Communities   3
     18

3rd YEAR SEMESTER VI

 
S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Advanced Studies in Exceptionalities ( Any 3 courses from the list given below)  9
2 Pedagogy-II (related to major-2) From the list given below   9
3    
4    
5    
6    
     18

4th YEAR SEMESTER VII

 
S.No.
Courses
Credit Hours
1  Education of persons with learning disabilities  
2 Transition from School to Work   
3  Management of Special Education  
4 Teaching Practice II   
5  Research Project  
6    
     
 

     Semester-VIII

Course title

Cr. Hr.

Art and Calligraphy

3

IEP Planning and Implementation

3

Long Term Internship in disability area

12

Total Credit Hours

18

    

The students in Four Year B.Ed Special Education may leave the programme after completing two year. They will be awarded A.D. Special Education.

Four courses (Content I-IV) from each of the two disciplines (Discipline I-II) relevant to the subjects taught in schools should be offered. A suggestive list of such disciplines includes Urdu, Pakistan Studies, Economics, Sociology, Home Economics, History, Fine Arts, Social Work, Arabic, Islamic Studies, Physics, Chemistry, Math, Geography, Botany, Zoology etc.

The list of courses in Advanced Studies in Exceptionalities and Pedagogy is not exhaustive.

 The University/Department may add other courses in this list.