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Course Details

Course Code: EDUC616 Course ID: 3955 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course addresses legal trends and issues related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including the identification process that schools must follow: child study, assessment, eligibility, IEP development, and placement. Educators will analyze the legal requirements as defined in IDEA, specifically the requirements for Free and Appropriate Education (FAPE), the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), and the development of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Course participants will analyze historical aspects, beliefs, evidence-based practices, challenges, and applications to their own teaching practice.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
11/28/2022 - 04/28/2023 05/01/2023 - 06/25/2023 May Spring 2023 Session I 8 Week session
02/27/2023 - 08/04/2023 08/07/2023 - 10/01/2023 August Summer 2023 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Information is provided in the syllabus when the course begins.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit to locate the course eReserve.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.