Structure an advanced-level program in special education that exactly meets your professional and personal goals.
In this Master of Education program in moderate or severe disabilities, you choose an area of concentration that best suits your professional development needs. Along with courses in your area of concentration, choose
electives that round out your program experience. A seminar allows you
to define your goals and future direction in the field, and complete a
research project related to your concentration. Suggested concentration areas include:
This course offers an opportunity to investigate an area of interest in the field of special education. Such exploration may take the form of a project for classroom use (e.g., approaches to writing for middle school learners with learning disabilities); an area of special education explored through research (e.g., autism spectrum disorders); or settings the student would like to study through observation and research (e.g., schools and classrooms for children with emotional disorders). Project will include reading, research, and field experience.
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