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2014-2015 Academic Catalog (August 2014 - July 2015) 
2014-2015 Academic Catalog (August 2014 - July 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SPED 309 Strategies for the Inclusive Environment

Prerequisites: Admission into the Teacher Education Program, SPED 303 , EDUC 306 , or may be taken concurrently with EDUC 306 
Co-requisites: Elementary majors must take SPED 309 concurrently with EDUC 311 , EDUC 312 , EDUC 313  and EDUC 314 .)

This course is required of all teacher candidates.(Note: Physical Education teacher candidates must take P ED 407 Adapted Physical Education  instead of SPED 309.) The course provides teacher candidates an overview of special education and the federal requirements that govern the educational process. The course is designed to prepare teacher candidates to meet the diverse needs of all learners in inclusive general education environments. Emphasis is placed on the identification of the individual needs of special education students and the development of effective instructional strategies/teaching techniques to address those needs. Topics will include: parent and community involvement, social and multicultural issues, and classroom management techniques. A 25-hour field placement is required. A grade of C or better is required.

Term Offered: (F, S)