Nov 29, 2022  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDSP 513 - Current and Emerging Research and Practice in Special Education


Unit(s): 3
EDSP 513 is part of the Level II Education Specialist Credential Program. The course will critically examine emerging research on varied issues impacting special educational policy and practice. The value of empiricism as a philosophy, and data-based teaching practices will be explored. The issues surrounding quantitative and qualitative measurement along with varied conceptualizations of validity, reliability, and accountable practice will be explored via assigned readings and individual projects. These projects will require students to assess the research-based merits of selected special educational practices. Candidates will be required to triangulate various quantitative and qualitative measures of educational and policy effectiveness in order to render empirically informed conclusions about differential effects of various practices in the field of special education.

Grading: GRD
Prerequisite(s): admission into the Professional Level II Education Specialist Credential Program.



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