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GRAD > ECHD > 611

Development and Characteristics of All Young Learners Including Those with Special Needs.

This course covers the span of physical, cognitive, social, emotional, and moral development of children from birth through second grade. Implications for curriculum and instruction from brain research findings and their significance for learner differences are explored. The appropriate technical terminology used to convey those concepts is addressed. The significance of the sociocultural and political contexts for the implications of the codifications of development along with the consequences of medical and health access are discussed. The course is delivered utilizing Universal Design for Learning (UDL) level-appropriate strategies and assessments.

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