SPED 660: Inclusion of Students with Special Needs (3)
Teachers/educational leaders will use diversity in their classroom/school to examine exceptional individuals including students labeled mentally disabled, emotionally disturbed , gifted, learning disabled, and sensory impaired. In this course, the participants use case analyses to gain a deeper understanding of assessment of strategies, teaching methodologies, techniques, materials, specific learning characteristics, and individual learning styles. Additionally, the course examines the family's response to their special needs children and way of supporting them from preschool through adulthood. They will also analyze research findings regarding children's special needs and use those findings to document practices as it relates to making decisions promoting the full inclusion of students. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
*These courses may be taken only by students who have been admitted to the Master of Education in Elementary Education Program.