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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
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hanks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 3
Meets: MW from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y00
Open Seats: 3
Meets: MW from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y00
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hanks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from 11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y02
Open Seats: 8
Meets: TTH from
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Section: Y02
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hanks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from 2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: Y01
Open Seats: 7
Meets: MW from
2:00PM to 3:15PM
Section: Y01
Virtual Learning
Virtual Learning
Faculty: Hanks
Term: Spring 2021
Format: Course meets virtually during scheduled day(s) and time(s), with some online content. Check the schedule to confirm days and times your class will meet virtually. Requires computer and high-speed internet.
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from 5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: YN1
Open Seats: 2
Meets: TTH from
5:30PM to 6:45PM
Section: YN1