SPE 575: Critical Issues II in Secondary Alternative Programs

Class Program
Credits 3
This is a required course for Special Education Majors. Students observe and implement effective approaches for remediation, through supervised practicum experiences in self-contained classrooms, resources rooms, or inclusive settings. Critical issues in Special Education will be investigated, discussed and presented. Topics could include such issues as roles of the Special Education teacher, program design, NCLB, assessment, legal issues, IDEA, school reform, transition issues, inclusion, placement controversies, early intervention, family issues, research-based interventions, discrimination based on disability, differentiated grading policies, restraint and seclusion, bullying, or outcomes-based education. Current research regarding each topic and appropriate remediation strategies will be discussed and presented.