Undergraduate Education-Rock County
2020 Summer Term
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A study of the developmental process in children in the context of psychological principles of teaching & learning. Emphasis will be placed on underst&ing the social, emotional, physical, & intellectual development of children & adolescents. Attention will be directed toward the nature & conditions of learning, including the major types of learning, critical aspects of learning, & the problems encountered in fostering & directing learning.
THE EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUAL
The Exceptional Individual: The purpose of this course is to educate & prepare students to underst& & work with individuals with disabilities within schools by providing accurate Info about disabilities & current best practices in education. Emphasis will be placed on underst&ing historical, legal, & philosophical frameworks; defining categories of disability; describing legal & ethical perspectives; how issues of accessibility in educational & social arenas affect people with disabilities; learning the role disability plays in the lives of families; becoming familiar with label criteria for disabilities; & the examination of how the referral/placement processes can either discriminate against marginalized populations or facilitate inclusion.