Supporting Students with ASD in Your Classroom - ASDOL
(an online course for teachers)
Overview. This interactive online course is intended to provide participants with the most current understanding of evidence-based practices for teaching students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This course is designed for teachers who share an interest in learning about ASD and currently work with students in a K-12 school-setting. If you would like to take this course as an EA in a classroom setting then you and your paired teacher must both take the course at the same time.
Requirements for Completion:
The minimum requirements to complete this course are as follows:
45+ hours of learning to be completed over a 9-week period (approximately 4+ hours per week, depending on the week's content), including on-demand sessions, live-online sessions, readings, assignments, and completion of an independent project.
Participation in all live online sessions as outlined on the course syllabus
Access to a reliable high-speed internet connection.
Access to a hands-free telephone with either a built in speaker and microphone or a telephone headset with a microphone.
Access to a computer (or iPad or Android device) with an updated browser (Chrome, Safari, or FireFox) and Adobe Flash.
Please also consider the following:
As a participant in an online course, the more proficient you are with computers and technology, the less time you will need to spend on learning how to manage the environment, giving you more time to focus on the course content.
To be successful in this online course, you need to be familiar with:
Sending and receiving emails with attachments.
Downloading and saving files, including fillable .pdf files. (Get Adobe Acrobat Reader to view PDF format files.)
Creating a presentation using PowerPoint.
The following documents contain information to help assess if online learning is right for you, and some more tips on succeeding in an online environment:
Enter your Last Name and Confirmation ID to review your record.
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION
This course is open to teachers and other professionals (Administrators, District Helping Teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Counselors, School Psychologists, Occupational Therapists) employed in BC School Districts / Independent schools ONLY.
To qualify for the POPARD ASDOL course you must indicate your district in the drop-down menu. You must also prove your employment in a BC school district or an Independent School by filling out a confirmation of employment (COE) form. (Click the blue link to download a form)
Please scan and email a PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org after you have had the form filled out and signed by an authorized person. Please name the file as: “FirstnameLastnameCOE”
All forms received directly from a scan-to-email or other third-party sources will be automatically rejected. The participants attending the course must email the form themselves.
All forms received that are named incorrectly will be automatically rejected. DO NOT submit forms with the default coded file names that a scanner automatically assigns.
NOTE: A non-refundable / non-transferable administration fee is required.This is $75 for the on-line course and must be paid if your application has been accepted and you have been instructed to do so.
IMPORTANT PLEASE READ
YOU WILL BE DIRECTED TO MAKE A PAYMENT AFTER YOU REGISTER. PLEASE EXIT THE SITE WHEN YOU GET TO THAT PART. ONLY THOSE WHO HAVE SUBMITTED A 'COE' FORM TO POPARD AND HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED OF ACCEPTANCE WILL BE REQUIRED TO MAKE A PAYMENT. YOU WILL BE INFORMED WHEN/HOW TO PAY AFTER WE HAVE APPROVED YOUR APPLICATION AND RECEIVED THE COE FORM. IF YOU PAY PRIOR TO CONFIRMATION YOU MAY INCUR PAYPAL FEES IN THE EVENT YOU ARE REFUNDED DUE TO A REJECTED APPLICATION.
IF YOUR APPLICATION HAS NOT BEEN ACCEPTED YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED.
Please ensure that you meet eligibility requirements as outlined above. There are a limited number of spaces available. Eligible applicants will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
NOTE: Applications by proxy WILL NOT be accepted. All applications must be submitted by the individual who intends to take the course.