Special Lecture on Disability Sciences University of Tsukuba
The course will discuss the transition from special education to special needs education. The issues and heritable advantages in previous special education will be discussed together with the idea, system, and issues in current special needs educations in global context.
This is one of the English Lecture series provided by the faculty members in Disability Sciences. This introductory course will touch on the basic information on the Japanese Special Needs Education/inclusive education system and will be compared with the situation in other countries. Further, the lecture will provide insight on the global challenges faced by people with disabilities pertaining to poverty and labor market participation. Expected outcome: Students will be able to explore the complex relationship between disability, inclusive education and employment within and beyond Japan.
understanding of disability
Class participation (50%), Presentation & Report (50%)
I. Introduction / What is disability? II. Inclusive education and the Japanese Special Needs Education III Global challenges pertaining to poverty and labor market participation IV. wrap up
Online Course Requirement
Miyauchi Hisae,Lamichhane Kamal
Students are expected to be prepared to participate in class discussions
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university