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Department of Special Education2019.09.03
  The Department of Special Education at National Taichung University of Education was founded in 1993. We provide programs for preparing teachers in areas of special education (including gifted education) and offer educational resources that support the cultivation of prospective teachers and professionals specialized at special education and assistive technology, such as, assessment and identification batteries, audio/visual equipment, multimedia, and an abundant book and teaching material collection. We also provide special education consultation services for teachers and parents in Central Taiwan.
  Our department currently has 10 full-time faculty members who have expertise in a variety of areas including gifted education, teaching children with mental and physical disabilities, and assistive technology for persons with special needs. All of our faculty members have PhD degrees of expertise in special education or assistive technology.
 ●Curriculum Planning
The undergraduate Curriculum: We offer licensed programs for cultivating special education and gifted education teachers of preschool and elementary school. A student must complete a minimum of 148 credits by taking courses in general education, professional education, special education specialization, and other electives to fulfill graduation requirements.
 ●Master’s Curriculum: To fulfill graduation requirements, a master’s student must complete a minimum of 32 credits and pass a thesis examination.
 ●Career Development:
Graduates who are interested in academic research in Special Education, Communication Disorders, Rehabilitation and Counseling, Counseling Psychology, and other education related fields, may pursue higher degrees in Taiwan or abroad.
 ●By passing the teacher certification examination and screen test, graduates of our department can work in special education, gifted education, or regular education classrooms.
 ●By passing national examinations for officers, our students can work in education administration offices or other government institutions.
 ●Our graduates can work in private educational companies, social welfare organizations, early intervention, assistive technology, etc.