Introduction to Special Education

Download course outline (pdf)

This course examines the development of children with special needs and prepares caregivers to integrate children with special needs into child development settings. The course includes discussion of important aspects of education for young children in special education and inclusive settings and facilitates learners' development of educational philosophy. In cooperation with the lab site supervisor, learners develop, implement, and evaluate lesson plans that include teaching strategies and needed adaptations for selected developmental areas. Artificial intelligence-powered web simulation and virtual observation skills may be used throughout the semester. Prerequisite(s): ECED1138 Co-requisite(s): None

Credit Breakdown

Credit Type Count
Lecture 2.00
Lab 1.00
On the job training n/a
Total Credits 3.00