Exceptional Students: Characteristics and the Special Education Process
SEDU 322 - Exceptional Students: Characteristics and the Special Education Process3 hours In this course, candidates study the psychology and characteristics of exceptional students from preschool through high school. They learn how to assess services for such students in a variety of school settings. Candidates consider the impact of disabilities on development, learning, and communication processes. A major portion of this course focuses on the special education process including laws, rules, regulations, and procedural safeguards as well as the development of IEP’s and behavior management plans. Candidates become familiar with their role in working with exceptional students, their families, and special education service providers. Twenty-five field experience hours are required.
Prerequisite(s): EDUC 200 and EDUC 320 or ECED 200 and ECED 300 and acceptance into the Teacher Education program.