2022-2023 College Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2022-2023 College Catalog [Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

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EDUC 2283 - Foundations of Diverse Learners

3 Credits
This course introduces the history of special education including the litigation and legislation, the characteristics of exceptionalities, modifications, and accommodations. Legal foundations and issues, special education terminologies, and professional roles will be explored. Course goals will be accomplished through the use of lecture, discussion, cooperative group work, and field experiences. This course is only required for students pursuing AS for Transfer to UCA BS in Elementary Education K-6. Spring Only

Prerequisite: EDUC 2023 Child Growth And Development  

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Discuss understanding of the historical foundation of Special Education. (PLO 1, 3)
2. Discuss a basic understanding of special education law that enables them to make legally defensible decisions regarding planning, instruction, and assessment of individuals with exceptionalities. (PLO 1, 3)
3. Identify the elements necessary for effective inclusive practices in school settings. (PLO 1, 6, 7)
4. Discuss characteristics and needs associated with exceptionalities typically seen in educational settings. (PLO 1, 2, 5)
5. Discuss how Response to Intervention serves as a viable identification option for students with exceptionalities. (PLO 1, 4, 6, 7)

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