Faculty of Education

Faculty of Education

The faculty of education at Albaha university has been incorporated to the university since its establishment. It used to be named as teachers’ college of education that were directly administered by the Ministry of Education since 1409. According to the decree number 3514/ MB dated on 3/5/1427 and the agreement of Saudi government number 10/5/1429 in 29/4/1429 the faculty of teachers’ Education directly become administered By Albaha University and named the faculty of education.

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Bachelor of Special Education

Overview

The Department of Special Education at the Faculty of Education at Al-Baha University aspires to achieve excellence at the local and regional level in the field of preparing the specialized cadres academically, educationally and professionally to ensure the development of educational and awareness services provided to individuals with special needs and their families to contribute to achieving comprehensive development and the requirements of the age according to the highest scientific standards.

Objectives

The department seeks to achieve the following objectives:

  • Preparing human cadres from undergraduate and postgraduate students to become qualified teachers and special education teachers and prepare successful researchers, leaders and administrators.

  • Contribute to the development of scientific research in the field of special education.

  • Provide advisory and training services to governmental and private institutions and diagnosis and training services for children and their families through specialized centers.

  • Provide awareness programs for the prevention of disability and educate the community members on how to deal with people with special needs.

The department also seeks to achieve the following objectives:

  • Scientific and academic excellence.

  • Teacher researcher.

  • Assessment, diagnosis and training

Program Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

Students describe special education curricula and theories, the historical development of its categories, the comprehensive concept of disability and gifted, their categories, and their rates in society.

K1

Students discuss the causes that may lead to the occurrence of disability and indicate their classifications and characteristics.

K2

Students explain modern teaching strategies and methods of measurement, diagnosis, and evaluation for special education categories.

K3

Skills

Students plan, design, implement and evaluate the individual educational program, the educational program, and the teaching aids for each category of persons with disabilities, according to the path they are enrolled in.

S1

Students distinguish teaching strategies and modern scientific attitudes in the care of special education categories.

S2

Students employ scientific standards and methods to deal with special education groups and their families.

S3

Students apply the case study forms, the diagnostic bag, and the cumulative file for each category of people with special disabilities for the specialized path they are enrolled in.

S4

Students use modern technology in communication and e-learning.

S5

Competencies

Students demonstrate proficiency in designing and applying assessment and diagnosing scales for the different categories of special education.

C1

Students perfects the preparation of educational, and therapeutic programs for groups of people with disabilities.

C2

Students deal with issues and problems related to academic and professional activities in teaching special education classes.

C3

Students communicate with others in the field of special education with clarity, confidence and transparency.

C4

Potential Jobs

Special education teacher in the Ministry of Education path (Mental retardation- learning difficulties - speech and language disorders) - Special Education Specialist in institutions and centers to care for people with special needs.