EDU 330: Educating Exceptional Children/Adolescents

Class Program
Credits 3


The purpose of this course is to familiarize students with different exceptionalities (physiological, intellectual, and social-emotional characteristics, as well as etiological factors) within the context of present-day laws, regulations, and educational practices. Emphasis is placed on identification of student’s learning needs and the ways in which regular and special educators can attempt to meet these needs. This course provides an overview of exceptionalities found in the normal school population and of techniques, methods, and materials used in classrooms to assist students in reaching their full potential. Public or private school field experience is a requirement of this course. Dispositions/professionalism is assessed during field experience. Membership in the Student Alabama Education Association is required to take this course.