B EDUC 491
The purpose of this course is to examine issues facing vulnerable youth as they transition from school-to-community. This course will explore the interaction between support services such as, but not limited to, special education, foster care, mental health, juvenile justice and outcomes experienced by individuals and groups in early adulthood.
Student learning goals
Course participants will develop knowledge related to the factors and processes that structure the postschool experiences and outcomes of youth with disabilities including members of vulnerable and historically marginalized populations.
Course participants will be able to identify evidence-based practices that support the transition needs of vulnerable youth.
General method of instruction
Lecture with Q & A; large group discussion; small group discussion and problem solving; cooperative learning; personal reflection; student led presentations; Peer review.
Class assignments and grading
Course participants will create written products of varying lengths that are aligned with the learning goals for the course.
Grades will be assigned in alignment with rubrics that are provided for written products.