SPED 552 - Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom
(3 cr.) Treatment of exceptional individuals throughout history and the importance of societal values regarding differences form the basis for students' understanding of special education from its inception to current practices. Topics of discussion include: history and philosophy, laws, guidelines and procedures related to providing special education; the needs of students with exceptionalities, including giftedness; the particular needs of students for whom English is a second language; and instructional considerations for students with exceptionalities in inclusive settings. From a philosophic perspective, students learn skills to include children with exceptionalities into their elementary classrooms. Prerequisite may be waived for students who are admitted to the graduate MAT program. Prerequisite: ED 468 or ED 568; SPED 452L; Every Year, Fall and Summer

Fall 2016   |   January Term 2017