EDU 300 The Exceptional Individual
PRISM #
3664
Credits
3
Format
LEC
Days
Online 
Instructor
Ladwig,Tammy J
Room
Online
Final Exam
Section
Q381
Session
Regular Academic Session
Start Date
9/5/2017
End Date
12/22/2017
Class Type
Online
Open Seats
0

Description

The Exceptional Individual: The purpose of this course is to educate and prepare students to understand and work with individuals with disabilities within schools by providing accurate information about disabilities and current best practices in education. Emphasis will be placed on understanding historical, legal, and philosophical frameworks; defining categories of disability; describing legal and ethical perspectives; how issues of accessibility in educational and social arenas affect people with disabilities; learning the role disability plays in the lives of families; becoming familiar with label criteria for disabilities; and the examination of how the referral/placement processes can either discriminate against marginalized populations or facilitate inclusion. Prereq: PSY 201 or PYS 202 (grade of C- or better or cons. instr.); EDU 201 and either PSY 250 or PSY 360 recommended. SS

Prerequisites

EDU 300 has a prerequisite of PSY 201 or PSY 202 w/C- or better or cons.

Special Notes

There is a $25 per credit course fee. The course fee becomes non-refundable approximately one week prior to the start of term. See http://online.uwc.edu/ for specific dates.

Associate Degree Requirements

Social Science