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SPE700 Educating Special Learners

This course will examine issues related to the education of learners with special needs, including the philosophical, historical, social, and legal foundations of special education; characteristics of learners with disabilities; employment and independence for learners with disabilities; and professionalism and ethical practices. The course will also offer students field-based experiences working with learners with disabilities in educational programs that address a wide range of academic, social, and transitional needs.


  • 5


  • Must be enrolled in the following level: Graduate
  • Must be enrolled in one of the following majors: Special Ed: Early Childhood Ed (060E), Special Ed: Childhood Ed (060C), Special Ed: Adolescence Ed (060A), Child Special Ed and Lit Ed (059C), Adol Special Ed and Lit Ed (059A), Literacy Ed and Adol Spec Ed (029B), Literacy Ed and Child Spec Ed (029A), Special Ed:Adolescence Ed. (060G), Adol Special Ed and Lit Ed (059G)

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