Graduate Course Catalog 2011-2013
COURSE: 54-513 Development and Characteristics of Learners (3)
This course focuses on specific frameworks of learning with expansion and application to those students who may have learning challenges in various developmental phases. Historical perspectives of learning and behavior challenges will be discussed in light of current theories of exceptionalities. Emphasis will be placed on how students with exceptional needs learn in both academic and social settings. Special emphasis will be placed on identification and exploration of students with associated language disorders. Prerequisite: 54-516; 54-510. There are no prerequisites for LBSI Endorsement students. This course does require a 25-hour field experience in a Special Education setting for LBSI Endorsement students.