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Course Information
Exceptional Learners in the Secondary School Classroom (Special Education)

Course Description
In this course, student learn about legal and ethical requirements for educating exceptional learners; identification, referral, and placement procedures; development and use of the Individualized Education Program; strategies for teaching and evaluating; and managing the academic and social behaviors of a range of exceptional and other at-risk learners in the secondary school.
Contacts
Instructor

Lakshmi Mahadevan
Office: 979-845-4374
Fax: 979-845-6496
lmahadevan@ag.tamu.edu

Campus Coordinator

For course access questions, contact the teaching university’s campus coordinator. For enrollment questions, contact your home university campus coordinator.
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Disability Support Services

To request accommodations for this course, contact the disability support office at your home university. You must register each semester and for each course. Read more about the Great Plains IDEA process for requesting accommodations.


Textbooks

(2013). Exceptional lives: Special education in today?s schools.
Turnbull, A., Turnbull, R., Wehmeyer, M. & Shogren, K.
Edition: 7th edition.
ISBN: 978-0132893039
Publisher: Pearson Publishing.

(2013). Exceptional lives: Special education in today’s schools.
Turnbull, A., Turnbull, R., Wehmeyer, M. & Shogren, K.
Edition: 7th edition.
ISBN: 978-0132893039
Publisher: Pearson Publishing.


Course Access
 
Approximately two weeks before the first day of class at Texas Tech University, the TTU campus coordinator, Leslie Myatt, will email instructions to each student enrolled in the courses taught by Texas Tech. This e-mail will contain information regarding the set up of their eRaider access through the campus IT Help Central department. Students will need to identify themselves as a GPIDEA/AGIDEA student to IT Help personnel for proper guidance. The e-mail will also include information about accessing the Texas Tech Blackboard system for their courses. Courses will be available on the first day of class, but may not be available prior to that date.

Exam Proctor

This course does not require an exam proctor.

Synchronous Components

This course does not include synchronous components.

University Members
Members of the Great Plains IDEA are universities accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Member universities recruit, admit and graduate students, teach in an academic program and contribute to the leadership and maintenance of the alliance. Membership in the alliance is a selective process that engages institutional leadership at all levels.

– – April-Dawn Knudsen, North Dakota State University