2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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SPE 275 - Teaching Students with Disabilities in Adolescence Classrooms

This course provides an overview of the special education process with state and federal laws and guidelines, effective practices for planning and designing co-teaching and collaboration with peers in secondary school settings, individualizing instruction, applying principles of positive behavioral analysis and interventions to address student and classroom management needs, and identification and remediation of disabilities using a social model of disability. A 15-hour field experience is required that is embedded in the associated methods course. Corequisites: AED 300, or AED 443, or AED 492, or EDU 498, or AED 437 and AED 438. (3 cr. hr.)
Frequency code A = offered every semester

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Articulate key provisions of laws related to special education, inclusive education and the civil rights of individuals with disabilities.
  2. Analyze resources and media from various perspectives on disability.
  3. Apply the principles of Universal Design for Learning, evidence-based strategies, and knowledge of students with disabilities to the planning and implementation of instruction in secondary education classrooms.

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