Course Description

Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for the Classroom Teacher, is an interactive computer-based instruction course, which provides an introduction to the field of Learning Disabilities for special education teachers, general classroom teachers, integration teachers and related professionals, especially those working in the areas of language, psychology and counselling. This course will cover diverse theoretical approaches, lay the foundations for sensitive and appropriate assessment and evaluation of students, provide directions for program planning and implementation, indicate the importance of and the need for a close, positive partnership with parents (or alternative caregivers) and consider ways for ensuring that the home-school axis is effective and meaningful. It will also consider some major trends and unresolved issues in the field of Learning Disabilities. The course is organized around four chapters that highlight new, sometimes controversial, but always relevant views or practices to this most dynamic of educational fields. Each chapter will include a list of objectives. The objectives will help you focus your readings and discussions as well as clarify tasks that you should undertake to marry theory and practice. This computer-based instruction course is a self-supporting program that provides instruction, structured practice, and evaluation all on your home or school computer. Technical support information can be found, in the Help section of your course.
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Section Title
Learning Disabilities
Section Schedule
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Course Fee(s)
TP0003 credit (3 units) $444.00
Available for Credit
3 units
Reading List / Textbook
Learning Disabilities: Practical Information for Classroom Teachers
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