EDUC 508 - Special Needs in General Classrooms

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

May 2017

This course is designed to help special and general educators gain a better understanding of inclusion, one of the current educational reform movements that advocates for educating students with disabilities in the general classroom. Key concepts related to including students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms, federal legislation and court cases that have contributed to the the inclusion movement will be covered. You will learn the federal definition of students who are entitled to special education services, and the legal procedures educators and school systems need to use in identifying and providing required special education services. Also provided are procedures to use in determining whether students with special needs can be educated in the regular classroom and the characteristics of effective inclusion programs. [Online Course]

Course Type

Upper Division