ECPSP 863 - Exceptionality of Human Development

Overview

Course Title

Exceptionality of Human Development

Description

This course introduces students to the characteristics of exceptional learners and their education, emphasizing research supported interventions and instructional practices. The course explores the psychological, sociological, and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness. The course also includes examination of historical, ethical and legal issues related to the education of students with exceptionalities. Critical pedagogy guides the instruction. This pedagogy facilitates students' understanding of challenges that traditionally underserved students with disabilities (e.g., English Language Learners, students of color) and their families can encounter when interfacing with U.S. education systems.

Typically Offered

Fall

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

3

Maximum Units

3

Academic Progress Units

3

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

3

Requisites

034326

Course Schedule