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EDU 1105 Individuals with Exceptionalities

Introduction to the identification, developmental characteristics, foundations, theory, legal issues and intervention strategies for exceptional children and youth across educational and community settings.

Prerequisites: None

Course Outcomes
  • Articulate various strategies for differentiation of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and learning environments.
  • Describe similarities and differences in cognitive, physical, cultural, social, emotional needs among individuals with and without exceptionalities and impact on education and life skills.
  • Describe current and historic foundations, legal issues/responsibilities, and mandates, theories and philosophies of special education as well as overview of current issues.
  • Describe the impact of exceptional conditions on individuals including interpersonal, emotional, psychological, intellectual functioning,and language development.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the continuum of placement options and service delivery models for individuals with exceptionalities.
  • Describe etiological factors and characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities and educational implications of characteristics.
  • Apply knowledge and understanding of definitions, identification procedures, causes, prevalence of specific exceptionalities
Credit Hours: 3
  • Classroom: 3 hours
  • Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
  • Department: Education
  • Repeatable Credit: No
  • Offered Online: No
Available Sections
Face to Face
Downtown Dayton Campus
Bldg 9, Rm 214
Faculty: Hanks
Term: Summer 2023
Format: Condensed content. Shorter than normal term. Course meets in person on scheduled days and times.
Restrictions: Department Permission Required
Open Seats: 4
Meets: MW from 9:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: 100
Open Seats: 4
Meets: MW from
9:00AM to 10:50AM
Section: 100