Catalogue 2021 - 2022

ED 365 Special Education: Principles & Practices


3 cr.


Education Majors Only and PSY 101, or permission of instructor.

Course Description

This education course will engage students in the design and modification of curriculum and instructional materials for students with moderate disabilities in general education classrooms (preK-12). Students will learn ways to prepare preK-12 students with moderate disabilities to be successful in general education classroom environments through assessing and monitoring academic and behavioral progress, and learn to make instructional decisions grounded in evidence. Course content will also include definitions and legal aspects pertaining to special education, their role in general education settings, and the work of outside agencies that support students with moderate disabilities. Performance is assessed through assignments, quizzes, presentations, and active class participation.