ERIS318 International Perspectives on Special Education (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Educational Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Special education, inclusive education, human rights, intervention, efficacy

Completion methods

Participation in contact teaching and/or independent study, learning assignments and/or exam. Mode of completion to be specified in the Study Programme.

Assessment details

Active participation in teaching and completing and passing learning assignments/exam.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- have knowledge of the essential aspects of the development of special education
- understand the most important international agreements related to special education
- be able to compare the implementation of special education and the factors affecting this across different countries
- understand what methods are most efficient in special education and how these relate to general education
- be able to critically analyse the role and significance of special education in relation to international policy aiming at inclusive education

Study materials

Article package

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
Unpublished assessment item