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Area of Study
Goals: To develop understanding of types of exceptionality and the significance of legal aspects, diagnosis, labeling, enrichment, placement, assessment, facilities, parental involvement, and professional and paraprofessional support in educational practice. Content: Surveys areas of exceptionality such as learning disabilities, physical and mental disabilities, emotional and behavior disorders, and giftedness. Considers impact on classroom learning. Addresses theories of exceptionality, history of educational policy for exceptional children, and educational practices for responding to exceptional students’ needs. Taught: Fall and spring terms Prerequisites: EDU 3150 and EDU 3250. EDU 5620 recommended. Clinical Requirement: 10 hours. Students who have transferred in the equivalent course content without clinical experience should see the Department Chair to enroll in a 1-credit Independent Study. Credits: 2 credits
Nadler, Marjorie, "EDU5720-00.Exceptionality.F13.Nadler,Marjorie" (2013). Syllabi. 7527.