Education

Special Education
BYUH Box #0, 55-220 Kulanui Street, Laie, HI 96762, USA
808-675-3889, (fax) 808-675-3988, rthompso@byuh.edu


Mission Statement

Recognizing the unique mission of Brigham Young University Hawaii, the School of Education prepares quality Elementary Education plus Special Education teachers (Dual License-Elementary) and Secondary Education plus Special Education (Dual License-Secondary) with the content knowledge, pedagogical skills, and professional dispositions required to meet the needs of students in today�s diverse and changing society by teaching and modeling: (1) Life-long learning and problem-solving abilities, (2) Best current educational practices, balanced with gospel principles and (3) Caring, compassionate, and collaborative service in the home, school, church, and community, both locally and internationally.

Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate literacy in basic principles and knowledge of content in the specialty area.
  2. Understand and apply basic learning theories and models in the classroom.
  3. Use student input and information from diagnosis of student learning needs to develop learning outcomes.
  4. Evaluate teaching and curriculum resources for effective use in the instructional process.
  5. Plan lessons which use authentic situations, previous learning and integration across subjects.
  6. Provide learning experiences which actively engage students as individuals and as members of collaborative groups
  7. Create a communication-rich environment that supports and encourages language development and use.
  8. Use a variety of instructional strategies to meet the needs of diverse learners, including students of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  9. Use current curriculum standards to construct assessments, identify performance indicators, and create lessons needed to prepare for the assessments.
  10. Use effective classroom management techniques that foster positive interpersonal relationship, self-control, self-discipline, and responsibilities.
  11. Use community and parent resources as an integral part of the teaching process to promote students learning.
  12. Demonstrate competency in the use of technologies available in the school setting.
  13. Work collaboratively with other professionals.
  14. Demonstrate positive dispositions (attitudes, actions, ethics, and good work habits) in line with those required for the profession.
Matrices
Order Description Content Links Files
1 SPECIAL EDUCATION MATRIX.doc --- --- SPECIAL EDUCATION MATRIX.doc
Syllabi
Order Description Content Links Files
1 SPED 200, Winter 2014, Colleen Tano --- --- SPED 200, Winter 2014, Colleen Tano.pdf
2 SPED 200 Winter 2008 Ray H. Thompson --- --- Syllabus.200.w08.doc
3 SPED 309 Winter 2008 Ray H. Thompson --- --- Syll.SPED309.W08.doc
4 EDU 306 Winter 2008 Ray H. Thompson --- --- Syll.EDUC306.W08.doc
Multi-Year Assessment Plans
Order Description Content Links Files
1 Multi-Year Assessment Plan-Special Education --- --- multiyear.plan.doc
2 --- --- --- Updated Multi-year Plan
Annual Assessment Plans
Academic Year Links Files
2019 - 2020 --- ---
2018 - 2019 --- ---
2017 - 2018 --- ---
2016 - 2017 --- ---
2015 - 2016 --- ---
2014 - 2015 --- ---
2013 - 2014 --- ---
2012 - 2013 --- ---
2011 - 2012 --- ---
2010 - 2011 --- ---
2009 - 2010 --- Updated Assessment Plan - Results
2008 - 2009 --- ---
2007 - 2008 --- SPED.Assess.Plan.07.08.doc
2006 - 2007 --- Assess.Plan.06.07.actions.doc
2005 - 2006 --- SPED2005-06-doneb.pdf
2004 - 2005 --- SPED.Assess.Plan.07.08.doc
2003 - 2004 --- SPED Assessment Plan 03-04-final.pdf
2002 - 2003 --- Assessment Plan report for 02-03.pdf
2001 - 2002 --- ---
2000 - 2001 --- ---
Program Reviews
Self-Study Reports
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2006 Self Study Report Special Education (2006 SATE Review) --- http://soe.byuh.edu/sate_accreditation ---

Visit Schedules
Visit Year Description Content Links Files
2006SOE-SPED 2006 --- --- ---

Visit Team Members

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Visit Team Documents

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Dean's Responses

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Quality Improvement Plans

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Department Reports
Order Description Content Links Files
1 SPED Assessment Plan 2006-2007 with findings and actions --- --- Assess.Plan.06.07.actions.doc
Reflective Essays
Order Description Content Links Files
1 Special Education Dept. '2006 � 2007 Assessment Reflection' and 'Planning for 2007 � 2008' --- --- Refeltion.07.plan.08.doc
2 --- --- --- Update Reflection
Employees
Order Name Profile
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Sample Work
Order Description Links Files
1 Cultural, language and economic diversity is a major topic in SPED 200 Education of Exceptional Children. Students are asked to reflect on their own cultural background and state how they think their "personal culture" may affect their teaching. --- Cul.Diver.ex.w.rubric.doc
2 In EDU 306 Assitive Technology students are asked to write an essay describing what AT is and why it is an important aspect of special education and related services for students identified as handicapped. --- edu 306 at paper.doc
3 The rubric for grading the assignment "What is AT and Why Do We Have to Do It?" is provided in the attached file. --- AT.what.why.doc
4 This assignment in SPED 309 Theory and Practice with Students with Disabilities asks the student to learn about 'Study Guides' (a teaching strategy) by building a study guide for content from their textbook on teaching strategies. --- Produce a Study Guide Assignment.doc
5 An example of a Study Guide produced by the students of SPED 309. This product earned 95% of the points possible. --- 309.STUDY.GUIDE.example.doc
6 Students work in small groups to make a presentation to the class describing the causes, characteristics, and incidence of an assigned exceptionality category. --- Coop.Learn.Pres.w08.doc