Education - Teaching about Magnets

SED 330 Foundations of Special Education (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is an overview of the history and development of laws which mandate the provision of Special Education and related services to students with disabilities.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:
• Describe the major provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Family Education and Privacy Act, the No Child left Behind Act of 2001, and other federal and state laws affecting the education of students with disabilities ((CEC: ICC1K2, ICC1K5, ICC1K6).
• Identify and explain the major litigation leading to the passage of the IDEA (CEC: ICC1K8, ICC1K9).
• Develop legally sound policies and procedures with respect to special education in accordance with the legislation and litigation (CEC: ICC9K2, ICC9S1, ICC9S4, ICC9S6).
• Identify and explain the major principles of the NCLB (CEC: ICC1K3).


Learning Documentation

The course consists of devotions, quizzes, powerpoint presentations, exams, and other various assignments.

Learning Evaluation

Each assignment is worth between 5 and 100 points, with the midterm and final exam each worth 200 points, for a total of 1000 points in the course.

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