(F) (Content and experiences formerly included in SPED 328, 329, 403) This course focuses on effective teaching and learning strategies for adolescents with mild to moderate disabilities. The course emphasizes research-based strategies that reflect a cognitive/metacognitive approach to learning, as well as collaboration and co-teaching. Teacher candidates also gain familiarity with the process of planning for the transition from high school to adult life and work for students with disabilities. The course includes a 40-hour field practicum in a middle or secondary school setting. Prerequisites: Admission to Teacher Education, SPED 321.