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Course Details

Course Code: EDUC561 Course ID: 4172 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides educators with an opportunity to critically examine major contemporary issues related to field of special education to include legal, curricular, and instructional procedures appropriate for students at the elementary, middle, and secondary school levels, or in other instructional settings. (Prerequisite: EDUC503)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
09/26/2022 - 03/03/2023 03/06/2023 - 04/30/2023 March Winter 2023 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course candidates will be able to:

1. Analyze the historical development of special education
2. Analyze significant issues associated with current topics in special education
3. Assess a child’s strengths and needs and how they affect his or her performance in the school and community.
4. Describe the characteristics and educational implications of diagnosed disabilities and other conditions that warrant adaptation of general education curriculum to meet unique learning needs.
5. Analyze the role of the teacher (e.g. challenges with least restrictive environment, etc.)
6. Analyze research regarding the use and effectiveness of technology for diverse populations.

After successfully completing this course candidates will be able to:

1. Analyze the historical development of special education
2. Analyze significant issues associated with current topics in special education
3. Assess a child’s strengths and needs and how they affect his or her performance in the school and community.
4. Describe the characteristics and educational implications of diagnosed disabilities and other conditions that warrant adaptation of general education curriculum to meet unique learning needs.
5. Analyze the role of the teacher (e.g. challenges with least restrictive environment, etc.)
6. Analyze research regarding the use and effectiveness of technology for diverse populations.

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.