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    Bridgewater State University
  Feb 23, 2018
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SPED 202 - Introduction to Special Education

(3 credits)
This introductory course focuses on various aspects of education involving all learners, including educational philosophy, foundations, effective teaching practices and instructional models and professional teaching standards. Special education terminology used in describing and relating to learners with exceptional learning needs, identification of the components of special education law, and the analysis of the characteristics of students with exceptionalities, e.g., educational, psychological, medical and social, for the major disability categories, along the continuum of adaptations and accommodations will be emphasized. A 40-hour field experience is required.