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2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog 
2020-2021 School of Graduate Studies Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDU 990E - Teaching Students with Exceptional Learning Needs

3 Credit(s) All teachers teach all students; therefore all teachers must prepare to work with students with exceptional learning needs (ELN) This course will develop candidates’ understanding of the collaborative roles of professionals who work with families to support students with ELN. The focus of the class will be on how to develop an inclusive, welcoming classroom environment where all learners thrive through the use of differentiated instruction, universal design for learning, and the appropriate application of assistive and adaptive technologies. Topics include: IEPs, 504 plans, Response-to-Intervention, and gifted education emphasizing teaching methodologies and tools appropriate to inclusive, welcoming environments: universal design for learning, differentiation, and the use of adaptive and assistive technologies. Three lecture hours per week. Field-based assignments required.