Course Description

Special Education, Part 1 is intended to enhance professional practice, and extend knowledge and skills in this subject area.  The course will employ a critical, pedagogical lens to explore the following areas in a holistic and integrated manner:

  • theoretical foundations
  • development of learners
  • program planning and implementation
  • instructional practices
  • assessment and evaluation
  • the learning environment
  • ethical considerations related to teaching and learning across the divisions



  • This $50.00 discount applies to Laurier Waterloo BEd graduates only.
  • Use discount code ALUMNI50 during checkout to have discount applied.


  • Up to and including the first day of course: Full refund less 15% administrative fee.
  • No refunds will be issued after the first day of the course.
  • If course is cancelled due to insufficient registration: 100% refund


  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that they are eligible to take this course and have it applied to their OCT record.
  • Applicants must be a member in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers

For more information, contact the AQ office at aq@wlu.ca.

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