Education Exceptional Children (EEX)

EEX 2010  Introduction to Exceptional Education  
Credit Hours:   3  

This course provides an overview of historical perspectives, state and federal legislation, legal and medical implications, and theoretical and practical concepts regarding exceptional education, disability and diversity. Emphasis will be on terminology, etiology, classification, characteristics of exceptional learners, and current trends in education and classroom practices. This course requires a fifteen hour direct field experience component working with exceptional learners in a school atmosphere.

EEX 2948  Service Learning Field Studies 1  
Credit Hours:   1  

This course gives students opportunity to understand the relationship of theory to practice through participation in a service-learning experience. Students are required to complete 20 hours of volunteer work, a service-learning contract, and an oral and written reflection of the experience.

EEX 4242  Teaching Exceptional Students in Secondary Settings  
Credit Hours:   3  
Lab Fee: Yes  

This course will examine various instructional interventions and learning strategies appropriate for working with secondary exceptional education students. Students will learn the concepts of differentiated instruction, inclusionary classroom practices, content-specific instructional strategies, and effective assessment techniques for students with disabilities. This course requires 15 hours of direct field experience working with exceptional education students.