Academic Catalog 2019-20

EDU 5933 Current Trends: Special Education

This course provides a comprehensive overview of theory, research, practice, and policy and provides a solid research background in special education which includes educational equity for students with exceptionalities from diverse cultural, ethnic, gender and language backgrounds. A variety of research methods are explored, including group experimental, single subject, and qualitative research designs that address current issues in special education. Research studies are evaluated in terms of their methodological strengths and weaknesses in order to determine the role of convergent research evidence used for determining practice and policy. Course is designed so that research can be integrated into related coursework and practice.


4.00 units