EDUC623

Foundations of Special Education

(4,0) 4

This course will provide an overview of the history, philosophy and social context of Special Education. It will also address instruction of students with special needs. This course is intended to provide the underpinning for and concepts to be explored in advanced study in Special Education. Course reflects on teaching as enabling diverse learners to inquire into and construct subject-specific meanings, on adapting subject matter to learner diversity, and on constructing curriculum to serve the needs of diverse learners. Prerequisite: admission to program or permission of instructor.

Source: Academic Catalog 2011-12