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Field Experiences in Special Education at Whitworth University

Field Experiences in Special Education require prerequisite coursework, application prior to enrollment, and permission from a special education advisor for course enrollment.  The coursework available includes:

EDU 481/ EDS 581:  Special Ed. Practicum at Early Childhood or K-8 Grade Level; 1 credit (fall, Jan, spring, summer)

30 hours in a special education classroom setting as a teaching assistant at the preschool or elementary level.    (Prerequisites:  EDU 320/EDS 520 & EDU 321/EDS 522)

EDU 482/EDS 582:  Special Ed. Practicum at Middle or High School Level; 1 credit (fall, Jan, spring, summer)

30 hours in a special education classroom setting as a teaching assistant at the secondary level. (Prerequisites:  EDU 320/EDS 520 & EDU 321/EDS 522)

EDU 483/EDS 583:  Advanced Practicum in Special Education at Early Childhood or K-8 Grade Level;  4 credits (fall, Jan, spring, summer)

120 hours practicum experience in a special education classroom at the preschool or elementary level under the direction of a cooperating teacher and university supervisor (Prerequisites:  EDU 320/EDS 520 & EDU 321/EDS 522 & 481)  Application and permission required.

EDU 484/EDS 584: Advanced Practicum in Special Education at Middle or High School Level;  4 credits (fall, Jan, spring, summer)

120 hours practicum experience in a special education classroom at the secondary level under the direction of a cooperating teacher and a university supervisor.  (Prerequisites:  EDU 320/EDS 520 & EDU 321/EDS 522 & 482)  Application and permission required.

 

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Evaluation of SPED Essential Attributes 2009