SPED 597: Practicum and Seminar in Teaching Students with Disabilities
This course provides students with direct experience in teaching children and adolescents with special education needs in a controlled internship program. Students learn to analyze and carry out individualized education programs developed by child study teams that will help children and adolescents with learning difficulties be successful in regular and special education settings. The emphasis is on instruction of children and adolescents with mild to moderate disabilities. In addition to 90 hours of direct instruction of children and adolescents with special needs in an approved placement, each practicum student must participate in class seminars, conferences and planning sessions.
Prerequisites: SPED 566, SPED 584, SPED 585, SPED 588, and permission of graduate advisor.