DHD 535: Advocacy and Empowerment in Disability:
In-depth review of academic literature on advocacy and empowerment. Relevant theories, research, and interventions in the context of individuals with disabilities will be reviewed.
SPED 578: Classroom-Based Inquiry Internship:
Students will design and conduct a community and/or district-based research inquiry. They will investigate a setting, formulate a research question with participants, design and conduct it, and then analyze data. They will write a 20 – 25 page report, executive summary and presentation. They will present at UIC, in the community and/or district, and at the Project SET annual GET SET conference. At GET SET, local and state officials, district and community transition stakeholders and Project SET graduating students and former students will participate in poster sessions and key note addresses. The purpose is to add to the possibilities for networking to enhance transition services for students and their families.
SPED 448: Special Topics in Special Education: Project SET:
In the spring SPED 448, students will explore the following topics: linkages between research and teaching practice, the range of research designs and methods we use to inform practice, networking with transition community services, conducting research and dissemination of findings.