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2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPE 5360 - Teaching Students with Diverse and Exceptional Needs

Credits: 3
This introductory class will explore the basic concepts and practices of special education and to familiarize students with the characteristics of children who qualify for special programs and services.  The course covers a range of topics including issues in special education, inclusion, educational assessment, characteristics of mainstreamed students, multiculturalism, and curricula modifications and adaptations.  The course addresses strategies for the development, implementation, and monitoring of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and related instructional planning for exceptional students within the general curriculum, including Pre K-12, students at risk for school failure, students from culturally and linguistically diverse background, and gifted learners