ERIC Number: ED177801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education/Early Childhood Program.
George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Dept. of Special Education.
The document describes the Special Education/Early Childhood Program at the George Washington University--a 1 year, full time, noncategorical master's degree program to prepare special education professionals to service the needs of developmentally handicapped children, either in direct teaching roles or as special education early childhood strategists. Program content consists of field and course experiences designed to bring students insight and knowledge in the areas of the development of young exceptional children, handicapping conditions of early childhood, identification and assessment procedures in early childhood special education, clinical teaching of developmentally disabled young children, and alternative models of service to the young developmentally disabled child. Aspects of the program covered in the document include program development, objectives and goals, personnel, budget, contribution to the improvement of teacher education, and evaluation. A general program description is also provided. Appended are specific course descriptions and a brochure containing a 3 year report on the program. (Author/DLS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Dept. of Special Education.