CPSE 402

Educating Students with Disabilities in Secondary Classrooms

Counseling Psychology and Special Education David O. McKay School of Education

Course Description

Issues, policies, and methods in teaching secondary students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Lab.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Sc Ed 350 or concurrent enrollment; Sc Ed 276R or comparable major course; FBI fingerprint background clearance.

Note

NOTE: For help with questions about fingerprint clearance, contact the McKay School of Education Advisement Center. NOTE: CPSE 402 includes a service learning educational opportunity; a 12 hour volunteer experience is required.

Title

Special education and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

Learning Outcome

1. Define special education and describe the legal structure of services for individuals with disabilities, including the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Title

Students with disabilities

Learning Outcome

2. Describe the academic and behavioral characteristics and educational implications of students with high and low incidence disabilities.

Title

Culture, ethnicity, language diversity, and disability

Learning Outcome

3. Describe the effects of cultural, ethnic, and language diversity on the education of individuals with disabilities.

Title

Teaching students with disabilities in the general classroom

Learning Outcome

4. Explain research-supported methods for academic instruction of individuals with disabilities, including explicit instruction, learning strategies, task analysis, active participation, classroom management, and accommodation for the general curriculum.

Title

Models and strategies for collaboration and consultation

Learning Outcome

5. Describe models and strategies of consultation and collaboration including co-planning and co-teaching.