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SPED 425. Teaching K-12 Learners with Special Needs

Credits: 2
Department: Special Education
Description: Characteristics and needs of students identified with disabilities or who are "at risk" for failure in general education classrooms. Techniques and strategies to facilitate the inclusion of these students in general education, including instructional modifications, classroom behavior management, promoting social acceptance, and modifying the classroom environment to accommodate learners with special needs.
Prerequisites: ED 300
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the various categories of exceptionality as defined by PL 94-142 - IDEA.
2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process.
3. Students will define the roles of various professionals related to providing services to individuals with disabilities.
4. Students will demonstrate knowledge of the secondary teacher's role in the special education process.
5. Students will demonstrate, in their content areas, successful teaching strategies to utilize with students who have disabilities.

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