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EDSE 381: Exploratory Field Experience in Special Education

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General Information

Credit hours: 3

Description:

Introduces students to the role of the special educator in academic and non-academic environments with students across disability areas. Facilitates observation and understanding of the professional work of special educators in K-12 schools, specifically in instruction, behavior management, and data collection. Provides exposure to special education at the transition and community-based levels as well as at the policy and leadership levels. Initiates critical reflection focused on examining special education theory and research in application through practice in school and community-based settings. Includes a 2-hour weekly seminar and a total of 20 field experience hours. Offered by Graduate School of Education. Limited to three attempts.
Registration Restrictions:

Required Prerequisite: EDSE 201C.
C Requires minimum grade of C.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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