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Objectives of the Graduate Program

The curriculum structure was programmed based on the need to provide students with training to:

1. University Teaching Career:  which would imply providing the student with conceptual training and skills required by special education, so that he/she is able to analyze the variables involved in the teaching-learning process, to plan, apply and evaluate teaching procedures and activities.

2. The Special Education Research: which would imply in providing the student with fundamentals of the theory of science and knowledge, principles of scientific methodology, and history of science that enable him/her to carry out experimental and descriptive research in the area.

3. Assistance to special education programs and services for people with mental disabilities: which would imply to offer knowledge about the peculiarities of the institutions and situations of Special Education in Brazil, and to teach the student skills for personnel training, planning and evaluation of programs and technological resources for specialized educational services.