The Adolescent Learner

EDU6509 The Adolescent Learner (3)

This course addresses the adolescent and young adult 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 secondary classrooms and other educational set-tings. In addition, identity, relational, and psychological theories are reviewed and applied to specific topics and needs that adolescents and educators face. A minimum 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 cre-dential candidate are required. Special Consideration: Prerequisite for SB2042 Preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential.