The characteristics, capabilities, and expectations of students with special needs, students who are at-risk for learning problems, English Learners (EL) and gifted students encompass the diverse approach to evaluating strategies for quality learning. Students research the teacher’s role in assisting students who face attention, behavioral, learning, physical and social challenges, and other relevant and practical issues unique to educating exceptional students. As well, students engage in descriptive research on parenting the exceptional child. Field experience required.
Prerequisites: EDUC 300, EDUC 311, EDUC 342, and EDUC 370
EDUC 430 The Exceptional Child