Minor in Special Education {22-23} - Legal/Social Foundations of Special Education

Course Code
SPED 480  Credits
Title Legal/Social Foundations of Special Education 
Prerequisite SPED 225 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Writing Intensive Yes  
Description This course overviews the educational, sociological, legal, and historical frameworks of special education services within the context of public school systems. It includes research on the efficacy of special education; national and state reform and renewal efforts in general and environment professional preparation, litigation and legislation, and best practices in curriculum for all learners. Issues related to families in a changing educational system are also addressed. Prerequisite substitutions require instructor consent.