EDUC-260 Introduction to Special Education

An overview of the needs of students with disabilities in multiple settings, examining both typical and atypical development, as well as all major areas of exceptionality and instructional strategies that support student success in inclusive classrooms.  Additionally, legal, ethical, and professional responsibilities of teachers working with children with disabilities, including those with multicultural and multilingual backgrounds are emphasized.  Includes required special education school-based field experiences. Prerequisite: EDUC-101. 4 SH. CC: Diversity Intensive.