EDUC 4173Historical Perspective & Legal Implications for Individuals with Disabilities This course is a comprehensive overview of historical trends, theoretical background, and empirical research that addresses issues related to instruction of individuals with disabilities. Emphasis given to legal issues, definitions, characteristics, professions roles, identification procedures, technology, and interagency coordination. Academic experiences in an instructional setting will be included. Class 3. Prerequisite: The student must currently be enrolled in or have successfully completed the Teacher Education program..
EDUC 4373Methods of Differentiating Instruction for Individuals with Disabilities This course will emphasize research-based methods and strategies for teaching individuals with exceptionalities. Emphasis given to differentiation in response to the various disability categories identified in individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA). Academic experiences in an instructional setting will be included.Class 3. Prerequisites: : The student must be enrolled in or have successfully completed the Teacher Education program and EDUC 4173..
General Elective Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements.Class 3.
Total Hours: 9
Notes: Elective course should be chosen from EDUC, READ or TESL courses.