Collaboration and Differentiation in the Instruction of Students with Learning Problems

Code:
EDUC 863
Credits:
[3.0]
This course combines theory and practice through work with children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds who have learning problems. Using assessment data gathered through formal and informal measures, students will devise educational plans for children. Students will be exposed to a repertoire of evidence-based practices and instructional strategies in oral language, reading, written language, and math in order to promote positive learning outcomes. The course will also provide opportunities to develop and apply strategies for working with families and collaborating with other educators. Utilizing their knowledge of individual learning differences, students will become skilled at differentiating instruction for a class of students with diverse learning needs. Pre-Requisites: EDUC 563 or EDUC 568 or EDUC 540 or EDUC 542