May 25, 2018  
2013-2014 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2013-2014 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

AED 415 - Special Needs: Current Issues

3 credits
Prerequisites: AED 200, AED 201, AED 305, AED 410
Corequisites: AED 410
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.