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 2012
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.
Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.