Prerequisites: EDUC 204, 223, 224 or 515, and 236. (Both semesters/3 credits)
A study of curriculum objectives, methods and materials of special education for grades 5-8. Course includes examination of curricular models, teaching strategies and instructional materials in academic areas, including the use of assistive technologies and augmentative communication devices. Instructional strategies are discussed in light of current theories and literature. Emphasis placed upon curriculum and methods for students with mild/moderate disabilities. Must be taken in Phase I.