Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDP 660 Teaching Students with Special Needs

3 hours; 3 credits. The psychological, historical, and social foundations of special education along with the categories of disabilities are examined, with emphasis on cultural and linguistic diversity. The course covers the current state of special education, including issues confronting the field, such as inclusion, professionalism, and ethics. When different categories of disabilities are covered, inquiry of applicable instructional techniques is included, with special attention given to curricular adaptations necessary to modify instruction. A fieldwork component of 20 hours is included.