[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 16, 2022  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2013-2014 Undergraduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 304 - Human Exceptionalities in the Classroom

3 credits
Prerequisite(s): EDU 226  (or concurrently), junior standing
This course offers secondary and elementary education students a multidisciplinary view of student exceptionalities and the benefits of inclusion for ALL students.  This course provides a basic understanding of the foundations of special education, including the historical education and legal reforms that have impacted the field of special education. The learning/social characteristics and strategies for accommodations/modifications for students with exceptionalities are highlighted using recently professionally published articles and case studies.  Secondary and elementary education students are exposed to the three tiers of RtI used for learning acquisition and behavior management.  Topics elaborately discussed in this course include: Response to Intervention, IEP, student accommodations and modification, learning and social characteristics of students with exceptionalities and diversity.