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

Credit hours: 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

  • Fall 2020, Section: 002, CRN 75789, Format: Online, Instructor: Shaunta Singer
  • Fall 2020, Section: 003, CRN 76249, Format: Online, Instructor: Deborah Dupree, Fall 2020 Section 003 Syllabus
  • Fall 2020, Section: 004, CRN 77068, Format: Online, Instructor: Shaunta Singer
  • Fall 2020, Section: 611, CRN 83539, Format: Online, Instructor: Carmen Rioux-Bailey
  • Fall 2020, Section: 6V1, CRN 83551, Format: Online, Instructor: Carmen Rioux-Bailey
  • Fall 2020, Section: DL1, CRN 71683, Format: Online, Instructor: Sharon Ray
  • Fall 2020, Section: DL2, CRN 72137, Format: Online, Instructor: Michael Repie
Prior Sections (partial list)