EDU 211: Societal Perspectives in Special Education

Discipline: Education

Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisites: EDU 105 and EDU 210 (may be taken concurrently). The course focuses on the developmental, learning, behavior, and social characteristics and needs of students across the spectrum with disabilities. Etiological factors of disability are discussed as they relate to intervention strategies. The social issues of sexuality, grief, citizenship, recreation, religion, abuse and life long living skills are explored as they relate to individuals with disabilities. The course underscores the importance of understanding the role of parents, family and community in educating and including individuals with disabilities. Fifteen hours of field experience in local agencies serving individuals with disabilities round out the learning of this course. (Offered every semester.)(3)

Upcoming Offerings


Term Section - Professor Day(s) Times
Fall 2014 1 - Alice Harnischfeger MW 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Books

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