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2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2015-2016 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AGS 705 - Diversity of Needs in Contemporary Classrooms

3 Credit(s) This course will focus on issues of diversity and individual needs which affect curriculum and instruction, particularly as regulated by federal and state mandates. Scope of content includes multi-culturalism and exceptionality, and their impact on learning and behavior in school, home, business and community environments. Participants will gain knowledge of the characteristics of culturally diverse and special needs populations, and increase their understanding of causes underlying student’s attitudes, thoughts actions, and values. Addressed will be appropriate modifications of instruction, interaction and environment which enhance students’ personal, social and educational potential.
Pre-requisite: Acceptance into the Salem State University/Northeast Consortium CAGS Program.