Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 
    Jun 13, 2024  
Graduate Academic Catalog 2020 - 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPEC 601 - Foundations, Health and Observations

Credits 3
Candidates will gain knowledge of historical, legal, philosophical and theoretical foundations of education and then address the development special education in American society. Candidates explore their own beliefs concerning students, knowledge, learning and the aim of education as a basis for understanding their roles as professional special educators. Candidates will develop an understanding of the psychological characteristics, cognitive styles, behavioral patterns and accompanying learning problems of exceptional children. Students learn to apply the concepts of these differences and their implications.
May not be audited.