Aug 17, 2022  
2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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EDU 517 - Introduction to Special Education Research and Practice


Prerequisites: EDU 501  and EDU 503 
This course examines the research regarding the assessment and intervention of special education students. Course participants become familiar with Public Law 94-142 “mainstreaming” though the most current initiatives affecting the educational practice of inclusion. Instructional strategies and student mediation activities suitable for special needs students placed in a regular (inclusion) setting are emphasized. Participants are also taught to read Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) and participate in a school environment observing or intervening on the behalf of a special needs student with an IEP. Students must also demonstrate competence in using instructional technology.

3 credits



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