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EDTL 609 Diverse Learners (3 credits)

Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

Administered by: Graduate Studies

Overview

EDTL : Current research and practice in educating students who have a variety of individual needs and strengths. The complex interplay between individual and contextual factors that impact learning in the modern classroom. Examination of abilities/disabilities, school and classroom dynamics, and teachers' roles in promoting an inclusive environment. Focus on applicable, practical skills such as curriculum design and modification, formal/informal assessment procedures, universal design for instruction, home-school collaborations, and differentiated instruction.

Terms: Summer 2013

Instructors: Karen Cohen-Gazith (Summer)

  • Prerequisite: EDTL 500
  • Offered by: Educational and Counselling Psychology
  • Students will practice applying principles of inclusive education to academic, emotional, behavioral, social, physical, and other relevant realms of diverse classrooms with the goal of developing professional competencies applicable to multi-dimensional educational environments.