Foundations of Exceptional Education - EDU 250 at Mountain Empire Community College

Effective: 2022-05-01

Course Description

Explores the historical, ethical, social, cultural, and legal practices for providing educational services for individuals with exceptionalities including early intervention, inclusion, adapting environments, and supporting positive behavior. Includes the study of characteristics of individuals with exceptionalities and the influence of culture and environment on development. Focuses on models, theories, and trends in special education.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

EDU 250 is designed as a foundational course to satisfy VDOE requirements for teacher licensure with specific emphasis on the professional studies competencies as it relates to exceptional education and inclusive practices.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: EDU 200.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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