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2022 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2022 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SED 349 Culture and Diversity in Special Education

1 credit hours

This course is designed to provide an experience of working with students with disabilities in an urban setting. The students are introduced to the impact of an urban setting on disabilities. Issues such as culture, ethnicity, and socio-economics are considered in their influence on persons with disabilities and their families. Differences in the cultural definitions of various disabilities are studied. The quality and quantity of resources in an urban setting are examined and analyzed. Twenty (20) clock hours of field experience in an urban setting is required. Activities such as journal writing and interviewing school personnel are required.

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Teacher Education Program
Course is Offered: FA Every Year

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