Introduction to Special Education

SED-290 : Inclusive Teaching and Learning

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Education
Subject:
Education
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

An introduction to the field of special education, the etiology, societal attitudes, federal and state laws, and responsibility of educators will be explored. Emphasis will be on the exceptional child as a learner by developing an understanding of the handicapping conditions and applying modifications to educational practices and environments. Current programs and services for educating exceptional children in the State of New Jersey will be discussed.