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Graduate Course Details
Number EDU 829
Title Teaching the Exceptional Young Child
Credits 3.0


This course addresses the need for screening and assessment of the exceptional young child with particular attention to the bilingual, the gifted, and the slow-learning child. Various non-discriminatory screening tests are explained and demonstrated, together with the methods of applying assessment information in order to make correct placements, to develop appropriate programs, to provide outreach assistance, and to explain implementing and evaluation programs for students. A 15-25 hour pre-practicum is required for students in Special Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education programs.