Foundations in Special Education Modules One - Three are now available for the certified teachers and non-licensed audiences on the LMS.

Foundations in Special Education: Major Components of IDEA (SPC17008)This course is the first module in a series of three. The purpose of the series is to introduce and clarify various topics related to the foundations of special education.In this course, Dr. Dia Jackson of American Institutes for Research describes different aspects of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) in detail. She begins with a review of several key special education terms and a brief history of special education. She goes on to discuss the major components of IDEA 2004.This course was recorded on December 14, 2016 at AETN studios in Conway, AR.Foundations in Special Education: Legal and Ethical Issues (SPC17009)This course is the second module in a series of three. The purpose of the series is to introduce and clarify various topics related to the foundations of special education.In this course, Dr. Dia Jackson of American Institutes for Research focuses on legal and ethical considerations in special education. Dr. Jackson clarifies how several laws and court cases impacted students with disabilities and helped shape special education as we know it today. She also discusses ethical behavior in education and the responsibilities of mandated reporters.This course was recorded on December 14, 2016 at AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas.Foundations in Special Education: Roles and Responsibilities (SPC17010)This course is the third module in a series of three. The purpose of the series is to introduce and clarify various topics related to the foundations of special education.In this course, Dr. Dia Jackson of American Institutes for Research presents an overview of instructional best practices in special education service delivery and the roles and responsibilities commonly held by special education professionals. Dr. Jackson discusses several topics including collaboration, instructional strategies, and more. She also describes the type of professional development teachers should be receiving.This course was recorded on December 14, 2016 at AETN studios in Conway, Arkansas.