This course is designed for educators to investigate current disabilities and strategies for a variety of different content areas in order to implement best practices. Participants investigate different teaching methods correlating with various disabilities/abilities in the PK-12 setting. Participants have the opportunity to specifically gear their learning based on interests, content area, and grade level with specific emphasis on best practices and current trends.
This graduate course is 2 weeks.
Attendance and participation are mandatory in all university courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.
This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.
Topics and Objectives
Differentiating Instruction for All Learners
- Identify the dimensions of effective educational practice.
- Explore the changing school population.
- Apply types of curriculum development.
- Adapt lesson plans for differentiated instruction.
Accommodating All Learners
- Identify common characteristics of learners with disabilities.
- Identify different stages of development for learners with disabilities.
- Illustrate how to provide accommodations for learners with disabilities.
- Identify appropriate assessments for learners with disabilities.
The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses.
Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.
Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice.
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