Current Issues in Special Education
Analyze current issues in education in terms of scientific evidences. Students demonstrate through written assignments, their understanding of current issues. Students identify a research topic that is relevant to the current issues and that will add to the knowledge-base of education.
Design, conduct, write, and defend a comprehensive manuscript based upon original research. Students prepare and orally defend a written thesis based upon research in current issues in education.
Professional Education Practices
Demonstrate knowledge and use of evidence-based and effective educational practices to improve academic learning, teach social/behavioral skills.
Leadership and Collaboration
Demonstrate knowledge of effective leadership skills to work collaboratively with school professionals, paraprofessionals, and families of children who are at risk or have disabilities.
Legal Issues in Special Education
Demonstrate knowledge of ethical principles and legal procedures for providing services to students with disabilities.