Class Availability – Spring 2018

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ED 284: Foundations of Inclusion

ED 284 surveys the field of special education, related philosophies, models, theories, and trends, and learners with disabilities within an inclusive framework. An in-depth examination of the disability classifications, its characteristics, prevalence, and causes will be addressed. Students will explore relevant laws and rights, the special education process, and key principles to engaging in culturally responsive interactions with students, their families, school personnel, and other professionals. For each disability category, appropriate instructional approaches, behavioral and transitional strategies, interventions, assessments, eligibility, placements, and related services will be covered. Students will examine various forms of media from diverse viewpoints to understand the culture of disability, and research special education issues and controversies to inclusion, using qualitative and quantitative methods. The importance of advocacy and skills to advocate will be introduced.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Sciences Division
Social Science Department

Gen. Ed./Focus:
DS – Diversification: Social Sci

ENG 100 Qualification
MATH 82 Qualification


Important Registration and Withdrawal Deadline Information

01/12/2018 Last day to register
01/12/2018 Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to receive 50% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to drop (No "W" on transcript)
04/02/2018 Last day to withdraw from class ("W" on transcript)



Prerequisite(s): This ED 284 section (CRN 33373) is conducted on the Internet. Students must have access to a computer with Internet connection. For additional information please contact the instructor via email ( Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements and/or email.

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Course Details

Term: Spring 2018
CRN: 33373
Subject: Education (ED)
Course Number: 284
Course Title: Foundations of Inclusion
Instructional Method: Distance – Completely Online
Credits: 3
Gen. Ed/Focus: DS
Grading Options: Standard Letter A-F, Credit/No Credit, or Audit
Instructor: Rumi Heine
Course Dates: 01/08-05/11
Meeting Times:
TBA TBA WWW 01/08-05/11

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