AED 515: Sp Needs:Current Issues
Introduction to current issues in special education as applicable to teacher preparation in art education. Learning styles, multiple intelligences and learners with varying special needs are discussed. State and national legislation and the resultant mandated specific accommodation and lesson modification strategies are considered and designed. A key goal is to promote understanding in dealing with special needs students in grades PreK-8 and 5-12. Classroom observations are integral component to the course. Fifteen practicum hours required outside of class.