SPED 4180/5180 Interdisciplinary Study of Disability

Presents an overview of the meaning and significance of disability in society and culture by viewing this phenomenon through an interdisciplinary framework. Students will investigate multiple perspectives on disability to address intriguing and important questions regarding: civil/human rights, bioethics, law and criminal justice, economics, education, and the role of disability in American/world history, the arts, film, literature, anthropology, and philosophy. Prerequisite(s): junior standing. (Spring)

Course details

Term: 
Spring 2021
Section: 
01
Class Nbr: 
11771/11772
Units: 
3
Dates: 
Jan 25, 2021 - May 7, 2021
Meeting times: 
Tuesday, Thursday, 11-12:15 pm

Course delivery

Location: 
Zoom & Blackboard (eLearning)

Zoom is a desktop video conferencing system allowing for real-time interaction between instructors and students and requires access to a high-speed Internet connection, a webcam, and a headset microphone. Blackboard is a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser.

Instructor(s)

Deborah Gallagher

Enrollment information

Questions?
Rita Gutman

Continuing and Distance Education

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