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EDUC 7438 Instruction of Students with Special Needs and Diverse Learners (Fall/Spring/Summer: 3 )


Course Description

This course focuses on the education of students with disabilities and other learners from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The goal of the course is to promote access to the general curriculum for all students through participation in standards-based reform. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) provides the theoretical framework for this course. Through an examination of historical milestones, landmark legislation, systems for classification, approaches to intervention, and the daily life experiences of diverse learners, students acquire knowledge about diversity and the resources, services, and supports available for creating a more just society through education.


Instructor(s): Richard Jackson

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13