SPED 3110 Introduction to the Exception Learner

In this course, teacher candidates will be introduced to the field of special education, children and youth with exceptional learning needs, and students who are at risk. Topics include the legal foundation for special education, professional and ethical practices, IEP process, diagnostic and intervention practices, the referral and placement process, collaboration with families, community, and professionals, characteristics of students with exceptionalities, and various instructional methods. The use of technology is required. This course is aligned with state and national standards. 



Lecture Hours

3 hours