EDUC616 - Foundations in Special Education and the Individuals with Disabilities Education

Course Details

Course Code: EDUC616 Course ID: 3955 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course addresses legal trends and issues related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), including the identification process that schools must follow: child study, assessment, eligibility, IEP development, and placement. Educators will analyze the legal requirements as defined in IDEA, specifically the requirements for Free and Appropriate Education (FAPE), the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), and the development of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs). Course participants will analyze historical aspects, beliefs, evidence-based practices, challenges, and applications to their own teaching practice.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
Registration02/26/2024 - 08/02/2024 Course Dates08/05/2024 - 09/29/2024 Start Month August SessionSummer 2024 Session I Weeks8 Week session
Registration05/27/2024 - 11/01/2024 Course Dates11/04/2024 - 12/29/2024 Start Month November SessionFall 2024 Session I Weeks8 Week session

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.