2016-2017 Catalog

EDEX - EDUC EXCEP CHILD

EDEX 2190 THE GIFTED STUDENT

Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the characteristics, identification, and unique needs of gifted and talented learners. Appropriate curriculum and instruction will be explored with special emphasis placed on effective instructional methods for teaching gifted and talented learners in the regular classroom.

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Prerequisites

EDCI 1000 or other introductory education course or Instructor Permission

EDEX 2484 INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION

This course is designed to meet the needs of education majors for a required course in Special Education. Broad areas to be addressed include major trends and issues in special education, the unique educational and life needs of children with disabilities, and the roles of general and special class teachers, family, and the community in serving these children. Students will also focus on collaboration with other professionals and inclusion of students with disabilities in the general classroom as a basis for providing for student classroom success by implementing interventions and adaptations.

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Prerequisites

EDCI 1000 or other introductory education course or Instructor Permission