EDU5640 Issues in Education during Middle Childhood Through Adolescent Development (3)
This course addresses mid-childhood and adolescent development as it applies to and impacts educational and classroom needs. Developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, overview of the Individual Education Plan (IEP) process, behavior management strategies, and other topics are ad-dressed as they pertain to K-8 classrooms and other educational settings. In addition, developmental theories are reviewed and applied to specific topics and needs that children, adolescents, and educators face. A mini-mum of ten (10) hours of instructional observation in a special education and inclusive classroom(s) with students from cultural, linguistic, ethnic, or socioeconomic backgrounds different from that of the teacher credential candidate are required. Special consideration: Prerequisite for SB 2042 Preliminary Multiple subject Teaching Credential.