SEDP 531. Educational Foundations for Collaboration and Universally Designed Learning. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Delivered as online, face-to-face or hybrid course. Focuses on providing candidates with the knowledge of the foundation for educating students with disabilities, as well as the principles and processes for collaboration and consultation with educational colleagues, community professionals and families. Covers the historical, philosophical and sociological foundations underlying the role, development and organization of public education in the U.S. Discussions and readings will focus on creating and maintaining inclusive schools, effective communication strategies for building successful collaborative teams and universally designed instructional strategies to use in co-taught classrooms.