In partnership with the Lockport High School administration, Daemen is pleased to offer the following credit bearing courses to approved Lockport High School students for the 2023-24 academic year. All courses are taught by Daemen faculty and are at no charge to the student. Students will leave with a transcript from Daemen University and earn college credit.
EDU 213: Foundations of Education
Foundational Course. The purposes of this course are: 1) to provide an overview of the historical, philosophical, curricular, and sociological foundations upon which pedagogical practice in the United States rests; 2) to analyze education as a social institution; 3) to discuss contemporary educational issues from an historical perspective; and 4) to discuss educational statutes, legislation, and judicial decisions as they pertain to classroom teachers.
SED 270: Introduction to Nature and Educational Needs of Students With Disabilities (3 credits)
Foundational course. A comprehensive survey of factors related to individuals with disabilities, including those who have learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, emotional or behavior disorders, visual impairments, hearing impairments, orthopedic impairments, or multiple disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or who are gifted. Topics addressed in the course include definitions, prevalence, identification, characteristics, related vocabulary, educational implications, ancillary services, relevant legislation and litigation, and current issues and trends in special education.