EDUC 510 - INTRODUCTION SPECIAL EDUCATION
Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: This course will introduce and expose students to the field of Special Education. Students will learn about the various individuals who receive special education as well as other types of exceptionality, including giftedness. Controversial issues in this field will be examined along with pertinent legislation. This course will familiarize students with instructional approaches in special education and the social issues impacting the field. Students will visit area schools. This course requires five hours of observation in a local secondary school. Recommended for certification. Additional assignments are required beyond those for EDUC 310. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: EDUC 310. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for EDUC 510 if student has credit for EDUC 310.