Jun 12, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SPED 231 - Introduction to Special Education


2022-2023 Catalog Year

Credit(s): 3
Lecture: 3
Non-Lecture: 0
This course provides an overview of special education from a historical perspective, with an emphasis on inclusive education of students with high incidence disabilities as defined in federal and state laws and regulations. Teacher candidates will be introduced to the terminology, etiology, and characteristics of high incidence disabilities, as well as contemporary issues associated with assessing, identifying, and serving the needs of diverse learners with exceptionalities, including those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Placement options and collaborative teaching models will be introduced, and teacher candidates will gain a broad understanding of individualized education programs and differentiated instructional practices designed to engage students in meaningful learning activities that address New York Learning Standards. Includes a 12.5 hour field component.



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