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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 778 - Advanced Seminar in History of Disability Studies

Prerequisite, Ph.D. in education major. This course will use the history of disability and special education to explore how disability studies develops a critical and interdisciplinary framework within which to interpret the meanings of disability in American culture. The main purpose of the course is to provide a historical context for approaching contemporary issues in the education and support of people with disabilities and their families. A secondary purpose of the course is to familiarize students with methods for the retrieval and critical interpretation of primary historical source material. The course will draw upon both the intellectual and social history of disability. (Offered as needed.) 3 credits