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|EDUC 360 - INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION|
This course provides preservice teachers with an introduction to the current knowledgeand understanding of children and adolescents with special needs. Content includes the following: Special Education history, legislation, etiology, characteristics, family dynamics and issues regarding family-professional interactions with community agencies, the school referral system and the role of a teacher. Moreover, the needs of exceptional individuals and their families will be presented in terms of transitions through life cycles or crisis as an analytical tool. The focus will be on learning about a wide spectrum of special needs, including gifted and talented, as well as an introduction to assessment, and support services. Clinical experience hours in P-12 schools settings will be required. Pre-service candidates will have the opportunity to work with individuals who have been diagnosed with Autism. Course fee required.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours
Schedule Types: Hybrid, Lecture, Online Course