4301/301 CHARACTERISTICS OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN/FIELD (3)
Prerequisite: PSYC 2040.
Psychological theories concerning exceptional children. Identification, etiology, characteristics of intellectual, physical, emotional, social, behavioral, and educational variance. Fifteen clock hours of field observation.
4303/303 TEACHING STUDENTS WITH EXCEPTIONAL NEEDS /FIELD (2)
Prerequisites: SED 4301; Admission to the College of Education and completion of one methods course.
Classroom organization, curricular modification, and methods of teaching exceptional learners in the general education class. Focus on the following exceptionalities: gifted, learning disability, mild mental retardation, and autism. Emphasis placed on curricular modifications, alternative strategies, assessment and collaborative efforts with family, community members and related services personnel. Fifteen hours of observation.