2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
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EDUC 6949T - Supporting Students With Learning Disabilities: Strategies for Success

(3 sem. cr.)

Self-Paced Course for Educators (in partnership with Canter): K–6 • Print & DVD and Online

This course prepares general education teachers with practical strategies to support the needs of students with learning disabilities. Teaching professionals learn research-based instructional methods to support student learning in specific content areas, such as reading and math, as well as ways to support students’ problem-solving, organizational, and study skills. Teachers also can learn how to collaborate with specialists, parents, and other resources to help students gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to succeed academically.

Learn how to:

  • Identify characteristics of students with learning disabilities.
  • Create an inclusive classroom that meets the needs of all students.
  • Apply Response to Intervention (RTI) and progress-monitoring processes.
  • Address the social and emotional needs of students with learning disabilities.

*Note: This course requires interaction with students to complete some reading assignments.

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