EDUC-725 Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities

This graduate-level course emphasizes research-based practices to provide effective instruction in inclusive and special education classroom settings. Students will learn how to meet the diverse learning needs of individuals with mild disabilities. Students will learn how to develop and implement appropriate and individualized standards-aligned instruction for learners who have Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Students will identify and implement research-based learning/teaching strategies to promote learners’ progress (focusing on both those with high incidence disabilities). Students will also select strategies for instructional differentiation and universal design for learning principles for use within their appropriate content areas in both inclusive and special classroom settings based upon learner characteristics and interpretation of assessment data. 4 SH.