EDUC 4315 Survey of Special Populations

This course surveys various student populations in schools and varied educational needs with emphasis on diversity and the influence of culture on behavior and learning. Terminology, characteristics, educational procedures, informal assessment, and requirements under federal, state, and local guidelines are addressed, as well as multiculturalism, technology, and professional collaboration related to diversity. This course will address the needs of students served in special education, ESL, and programs for Gifted and Talented.