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Special Education Related Courses

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers elective classes related to Special Education. Classes offered vary by term (fall, spring and summer).

Available Classes
EDUC 569U Recognizing and Teaching Students with Disabilities - Accessing the General Education Curriculum
Course Offerings (1)
August 28, 2017 through December 16, 2017
Tuesdays: 7:00 - 9:40 pm
Instructors: Patricia Abrams Teresa Lee
CRN: 17359 (section: R02)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Non-degree seeking teachers only. On-campus location: North Court 202.
Description
This course explores the characteristics and supports needs of students with disabilities in the general education setting and delves into the development of individual education planning and group instruction at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Specific learning strategies, multisensory approaches, and organizational and environmental considerations will be investigated through the scope and sequence of the general education curriculum. Alternative ways of instruction and assessment will be examined to support student learning needs with effective and student-appropriate strategies and accommodations to promote successful integration with nondisabled peers in general education classrooms and, as appropriate, in other instructional settings, representing the continuum of special education services.

EDUC 598U Selected Topics: ST: Creating Access for Diverse Learners
Course Offerings (1)
Thursday, August 31, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, September 14, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, September 28, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, October 12, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, November 9, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, November 30, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Thursday, December 7, 2017; 
4:00 - 6:40 pm
Instructor: Nora Bryant
CRN: 17351 (section: 03H)
Semester hours: 3
Fee: $800
Non-degree seeking teachers only. In-class/online hybrid. In-class sessions as scheduled. On-campus location: North Court 103.
Description
This course provides students with critical information and hands-on practice regarding the development and implementation of the Individual Education Program (IEP), the federally required document that describes all the components of special education services and safeguards for students with disabilities. Participants will learn regulatory background, essential components, procedural requirements, implementation practices, and monitoring strategies that support effective IEP implementation and lead to positive student outcomes. Participants will analyze and evaluate IEPs, gaining expertise in IEP development and implementation.

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Graduate Education Program
Professional & Continuing Studies
North Court
28 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8427
spcs@richmond.edu