College of Education and Human Development - George Mason University

EDSE 501: Introduction to Special Education

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credits: 3

Description:

Provides a survey of current knowledge on individuals with disabilities within the context of human growth and development across the lifespan. Includes historical factors, legal aspects, etiology, characteristics, assessment, evidence-based practices, and support services for individuals having needs for intervention ranging from mild to severe. Includes the impact of disabilities on academic, social, and emotional performances framed within the teaching profession as a whole. Offered by School of Education. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment limited to students with a class of Advanced to Candidacy, Graduate, Non-Degree or Senior Plus.

Enrollment is limited to Graduate, Non-Degree or Undergraduate level students.

Students in a Non-Degree Undergraduate degree may not enroll.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Graduate Regular scale.

Current Sections

  • Summer 2021, Section: 001, CRN 40743, Format: Online, Instructor: Shaunta Singer, Summer 2021 Section 001 Syllabus
  • Summer 2021, Section: 002, CRN 40778, Format: Online, Instructor: Deborah Dupree, Summer 2021 Section 002 Syllabus
  • Summer 2021, Section: 003, CRN 44367, Format: Online, Instructor: Deborah Dupree, Summer 2021 Section 003 Syllabus
  • Summer 2021, Section: 611, CRN 44324, Format: Online, Instructor: Carmen Rioux-Bailey
  • Summer 2021, Section: 6S1, CRN 44591, Format: Online, Instructor: Liber Riccio
  • Summer 2021, Section: 6S2, CRN 44393, Format: Online, Instructor: Liber Riccio, Summer 2021 Section 6S2 Syllabus
  • Summer 2021, Section: 6V1, CRN 44330, Format: Online, Instructor: Carmen Rioux-Bailey
  • Summer 2021, Section: A01, CRN 40087, Format: Online, Instructor: Michael Repie
  • Summer 2021, Section: C01, CRN 40206, Format: Online, Instructor: Michael Repie
Prior Sections (partial list)