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

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FSA 515 - Introduction to Disability Studies in Education

Examines the lives of people with disabilities from a social, historical and cultural perspective to understand their experiences as individuals in society. In-depth study of educational issues such as inclusion, access to higher education and the social construct of intelligence in society. Course meets all autism-related SED teacher education certification requirements. (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 the key theoretical components of a disability studies in education (DSE) framework.
  2. Critically analyze current disability discourses using an intersectionality framework.
  3. Integrate a disability studies in education (DSE) theoretical framework to an aspect of their professional practice.
  4. Develop a holistic, ecological perspective and process related to maximizing belonging, participation, and learning in inclusive classrooms, including students with Autism.

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