Prerequisite: Nil.

The focus of this course is on the role of the early and middle years teacher in providing inclusive education within the classroom to a diverse student population.  This course develops inclusive educational practices and provides a critical examination of the Manitoba context including the Public Schools Amendment Act (Appropriate Educational Programming), and the concepts of exceptionalities, disabilities, and learner differences.  Instruction about how to deploy a universal design for instruction, adaptation, modifications, and the provision of assistive technology is also included. 

4 lecture hours per week, one term.