EDSP 433 - Teaching Adolescents with Special Educational Needs

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

August 2013
Education 433 is an introductory course which presents a survey of theory, program concepts and teaching practices related to students with special needs. Emphasis is placed on understanding and addressing the educational and social needs of secondary aged students with disabilities as well as gifted and talented students. Legislation, policies, and practices pertaining to the education of students with special needs in a secondary setting are presented. Knowledge, skills, and strategies including disability and gifted and talented identification, major roles and responsibilities in the Individual Education Program (IEP) process and collaboration between general and special educators aimed at successful inclusive educational practices are also addressed. 10 hours of field experience are included. Elements of this course will include the use of the Internet and the World Wide Web. This course is a pre-requisite for the Single Subject Credential Program at Sonoma State University.

Course Type

Upper Division