SPED 511. Foundations of Inclusive Education

This course examines, the social, philosophical, historical, legal and political foundations of special and inclusive education, from disability studies and multicultural perspectives. Students will explore the impact of culture and place, varied exceptionalities, such as learning disabilities, autism, and significant disabilities, English language learners, as well as exposure to traumatic events on student learning. Students will also explore home, school and community relationships and the structure and roles of education. Students complete a field-based research project in this course, with the support of the instructor.
Offered: Regularly
Credits: 0