2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Sep 24, 2018  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalogue
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SE 296 - Introduction to Special Education

(3.00 cr.)

Corequisite: ED 438  required for elementary education majors. ED 439  required for secondary education minors. ED 443  required for students who are not elementary education majors or secondary education minors. Students identify and describe major philosophies, theories, and trends in the field of special education. Topics include cultural impact, delivery of service, and past to present knowledge and practices. For each area of disability, students become familiar with general information on physical and psychological characteristics; incidence and etiology; diagnostic and therapeutic services; interventions and educational programs; technology; and findings of recent research. Students demonstrate understanding of issues related to the assessment, identification, and placement of students with various exceptionalities. In addition, students are expected to identify the federal laws and regulations relative to rights and responsibilities, student identification, and delivery of services.



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