2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) 
    
    Jul 18, 2019  
2017-2018 Walden University Catalog (September 2017) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDUC 2401 - Diverse and Exceptional Learners in the Elementary Classroom


(5 cr.) The dynamics of today’s classroom are unique and challenging for teachers and learners. Education professionals in this course explore and analyze issues, complexities, and responsibilities associated with the field of education in the 21st century, including providing equal educational opportunities for all learners, regardless of their abilities and differences. They examine many factors influence learning, including individual experiences, abilities, talents, prior learning, language, culture, and family and community values. Education professionals study special education laws and policies; language diversity; and multiple intelligences. They also address learning theory, diverse learning styles, and practical instructional strategies, and they acquire theoretical and practical knowledge about today’s classroom as well as the family and community contexts that influence children’s learning and development. (Prerequisite(s): EDUC 2400.) 



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