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Undergraduate

College of Special Education

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About College

The College of Special Education, Misr University for Science & Technology (MUST) was established in 2014 to prepare teachers for students with special needs. The College of Special Education is the first one in Egypt, Arab Universities, and the Middle East. It has a unique model to prepare teachers and specialists to work in the field of special education. The programs of the student’s preparation are developed within the standards of the National Authority Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAE) in Special Education and the standards of the American Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The mission of the College of Special Education is to prepare special education professionals and to foster the scholarly pursuit of educational knowledge and skills through teaching, research, and service. The college of Special Education has continued to develop its resources to meet the changing needs of special education professionals locally, nationally, and internationally.

Departments

Intellectual Disability

It is a single major that provides students with needed knowledge, skills, and academic experience to be qualified as specialized teachers in caring for and rehabilitating students with Intellectual Disability

The students study the psychology of Intellectual Disability, in theories, diagnosing Intellectual Disability, the skills of descriptive behavior for Intellectual Disables, the individuality of the program for Intellectual Disables, the teaching strategies for Intellectual Disability, and its field practice.

Emotion of Behavioral Disorders

It is a single major. This major handles the concept of the emotion of behavioral disorders, such as Autism Spectrum Disorders, Conduct Disorders, Attention Deficit, and Hyperactivity Disorders, and all developmental Disorders. It also handles their classifications, causes, theories, the discovery of emotional and behavioral disorders, characters of the emotional disorders, modules of the emotional and behavioral disorders, and the way of dealing with reducing these disorders and the field practice in the emotional and behavioral disorders.

Deaf and Hearing Impairment

It is a double major that deals with two branches of study:

First: Deaf and Hearing Impairment within the fields of theories and practice. The students study the concepts, definitions, classifications, and causes of the Hearing Impairment; the early detection and intervention, problems and the educational care of children who suffer from the hearing Impairment; the diagnosis, the communication, teaching strategies, and the field practice in deaf and hearing impairment.

Second: Blind and Visual impairment. The students study the visual Impairment within the field of the theories and practices, diagnosing visual impairment, techniques for direction movement and life skills, brail code, and the computers in teaching strategies for the visual impairment.

Blind and Visual impairment

It is a double major that deals with two branches of study:

First: Blind and Visual impairment. The students study the visual Impairment within the field of the theories and practices, diagnosing visual impairment, techniques for direction movement and life skills, brail code, and the computers in teaching strategies for the visual impairment.

 

Second: Deaf and Hearing impairment within the fields of theories and practice. The students study the concepts, definitions, classifications, and causes of the Hearing Impairment; the early detection and intervention, problems and the educational care of children who suffer from the hearing Impairment; the diagnosis, the communication, teaching strategies, and the field practice in deaf and hearing impairment.

Motor handicapped

It is a major that deals with physical and motor handicapped students. It is unique in the field of special education. The student who selects this major is required to be obtained the general certificate of secondary education in the scientific division.
This program deals with the motor and sensory problems affecting the process of learning through occupational therapy and sensory integration Motor activities are also used to improve the academic shortcomings through dynamic psychomotor Theoretical framework is integrated by teaching curricula with the practical framework through field training in motor disabilities.

Learning disabilities

It is a double major deal with two parts.

First: learning disabilities.  The students study the learning disabilities within the frame of theories, diagnosing, the developmental learning disabilities the academic learning disabilities, the teaching strategies for the learning disabilities, and the field practice in learning disabilities

Second: Gifted and Talented students. The students study the psychology of talent and giftedness, Interactive models, diagnosing, the computes in teaching & strategies for gifted& talented. Also, the students take the field practice in gifted and talented.

Gifted& talented

It is a double major deal with two parts.

First: Gifted and Talented students. The students study the psychology of talent and giftedness, Interactive models, diagnosing, the computes in teaching & strategies for gifted& talented Also, the students take the field practice in gifted and talented.

Second: Learning Disabilities. The  students study the learning disabilities within the frame of theories, diagnosing, the developmental learning disabilities the academic learning disabilities, the teaching strategies for the learning disabilities, and the field practice in learning disabilities

Educational and Psychological

The responsibilities of The Department of Educational and Psychological Sciences are preparation and evaluation of the Curricula of Educational Sciences (Elective Education courses, System of Teaching in Egypt, Management of Special Education Institutes and Laws for Children with special needs); Curriculum Management, Teaching Methods and Psychology (General Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Educational Psychology, Individual Differences, Psychometry, Psychology of Special Needs, Mental Health, Psychological Counselling, Social Psychology, Research Design, and Research Methods, Play Psychology, and Linguistic Psychology); in addition, Curricula for Music Skills, Fine Arts for Children with Special Needs, Care of Sick Children and Human Physiology for Children with Special Needs and their education.

This Department is managed by a group of well-educated and skillful staff who can teach these Curricula efficiently.

College Administratives

Message from the Dean
Mission
Vision
Goals and Objective

Message from the Dean

Because of the importance of people with special needs and their role in developed societies, Egypt paid attention to this distinguished category in all its development plans, and it was necessary for educational institutions in Egypt to work on providing qualified teachers and graduates to facilitate communication and dealing with them as their inherent right and their integration into society to ensure the exihibting of their own abilities and creative energies. In this sense, the Faculty of Special Education at Misr University for Science and Technology (MUST) was established in 2014 to prepare teachers and graduates specialized in dealing with people with special needs, as the first faculty of its kind; not only in Egypt, but also in the Arab universities and the Middle East; to be a unique model for preparing teachers and specialists to work in the field of special education and student preparation. Their programs have been developed within the framework of the National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (NAQAAE) standards in the special education sector and the standards of the American Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). The mission of the College of Special Education is also to prepare special education specialists, and the college aspires to develop its performance by enhancing the scientific pursuit of educational knowledge and skills through teaching, scientific research, and community service.

Prof. Dr. Maged Mahmoud Abou-El-Enain

Dean of Special Education

College Mission

Our mission is to prepare teachers to educate students with special needs within the frame of national and international standards. Our aim is to provide applied scientific research to solve the educational problems of students with special needs.

 

College Vision

The College of Special Education is a newly-established college that strives to prepare teachers to deal with students with special needs. The college also aims at being a leader in research related to students with disabilities. The college has a respective reputation at national, regional, and international levels.

Goals and Objective

  1. Providing students with needed cognitive skills and experiences to be qualified and specialized teachers in teaching and rehabilitating students with special needs.
  2. Providing students with needed cognitive skills and experiences to be qualified and specialized teachers in teaching and rehabilitating students with special needs.
  3. Raising the professional levels in the field of special education through workshops and symposia.
  4. Offering education and scientific consultations to the scientific establishment organizations that care about children with special needs.
  5.  Encouraging research and scientific studies in special education to improve the education techniques for rehabilitating children with special needs.
  6. Preparing programs and educational plans for the individuals and groups of special needs which contributes to the process of education.
  7. Work with national and international organizations in the field of special education in addition to the scientific experts in Egypt.

Academic Degrees

The College offers the Bachelor of Science ( B.Sc ) in Special Education (140 Credit hours) in one of the five majors:

  1. Mental Retardation.
  2. Vision and Hearing Impairment.
  3. Emotional and Behavioral Disorders.
  4. Gifted and Learning Disability and Disorders.
  5. Motor Handicapped.

Also, the college offers the professional Diploma in Special Education (45 credit hours) in the one of the four specializations :

  1. Blind and Vision Impairment.
  2. Deaf and Hearing Impairment.
  3. Gifted and Creativity.
  4. Learning Disability and Disorders.

College facilities

The College of Special Education offers ideal laboratories for the development of the students including:

(a) Educational Psychology Lab.
(b) Resource Room for the students with special needs.
(c) E-Learning Technology Lab.
(d) Motor handicapped Lab .

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Goals and Objective

  • Providing students with needed cognitive skills and experiences to be qualified and specialized teachers in teaching and rehabilitating students with special needs.
  • Providing students with needed cognitive skills and experiences to be qualified and specialized teachers in teaching and rehabilitating students with special needs.