edu336 - Foundations of Special Education

The course serves as an introduction to the special education profession including an examination of the historical, philosophical, and legal foundations of special education, components necessary for effective collaboration and consultation with parents, school personnel and other professionals, related multicultural values, ethical and legal issues, the characteristics of students with exceptional learning needs, and the process and procedures for providing special education services to meet the educational, social, and personal goals for student with disabilities. The recommended practices of the Council for Exceptional Children will serve as the foundation for understanding the roles, knowledge and competencies of the special educator.

Credit hours: 3.0
Lecture hours: 3.0

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