|Graduate Course Details|
|Title||Diversity of Needs in Contemporary Classrooms|
|Prerequisites||Acceptance into the Salem State College/Northeast Consortium CAGS Program|
This course will focus on issues of diversity and individual needs which affect curriculum and instruction, particularly as regulated by federal and state mandates. Scope of content includes multi-culturalism and exceptionality, and their impact on learning and behavior in school, home, business and community environments. Participants will gain knowledge of the characteristics of culturally diverse and special needs populations, and increase their understanding of causes underlying student's attitudes. thoughts actions, and values. Addressed will be appropriate modifications of instruction, interaction and environment which enhance students' personal, social and educational potential.