Carole L Isakson
In-depth analysis and application of several modifications of instructional techniques necessary for the education of students with mild disabilities. Offered: WS.
The course focuses on instructional strategies and adaptations necessary for the education of students with mild disabilities.
Student learning goals
Students will learn effective methods of differentiating instruction for students with diverse abilities;
strategy instruction in reading comprehension, math, and content areas for students with mild disabilities;
principles of universal design for learning;
assistive technology resources and accommodations for students with mild disabilities;
the use of graphic organizers, cooperative learning techniques, and other tools designed to support all students in heterogeneous classrooms.
General method of instruction
Whole class discussion, small group activities, lectures, and multimedia presentations.
This is a graduate level class most appropriate for pre-service and in-service teachers and other K-12 school professionals.
Class assignments and grading
Grades are assigned based on individual assignments, class participation, group assignments and projects, and take-home exams.