EDUC 3108 Foundations and Pedagogy in Early Childhood Special Education

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as EDUC 51.11.
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3 hours recitation, 1 hour supervised field experience; 3 credits

Introduction to the historical, social, cultural, and legal foundations of special education and educational models of early childhood special education. Roles of families, educators, related service professionals, and advocates in shaping policy, curriculum, and expectations for students with disabilities. An examination of issues in the study of child development and disability. Focus on infants, toddlers, and young children of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds in urban settings. This course is linked with a corequisite course through the use of thematic material and faculty collaboration.

Prerequisite: Education 2001 [16], 2002 [34], 3101 [36.1], and 3102 [37.11]. Corequisite: Psychology 3240 [24.5] or Health and Nutritional Sciences 2170 [31]. A student who recieves a failing grade in Education 3108 [51.11] and a grade of C or higher in the corequisite course may, with department permission, repeat Education 3108 [51.11] without a corequisite requirement.


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