CONT816 Teaching Students with Communication Needs (Learning Disability) @ Courses for Teachers - Queen's Continuing Teacher Education
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Faculty of Education

Teaching Students with Communication Needs (Learning Disability)

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Course Schedule
Session Dates Deadline Status
Fall 2019 Sep 30, 2019 - Dec 06, 2019 Sep 27, 2019 Open
Winter 2020 Jan 27, 2020 - Apr 10, 2020 Jan 10, 2020 Open
Late Winter 2020 Feb 24, 2020 - Apr 24, 2020 Feb 14, 2020 Open
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Course Description

  • CONT816
  • CAN 685.00
  • One Session Qualifications
  • 6 credits
  • 125 hours
  • EN
  • Online

The Additional Qualification course Special Education – Communication - Learning Disabilities focuses on the theory and practice to support students with learning disabilities. Throughout this course, you will explore the various definitions and characteristics of learning disabilities. Through discussion and collaborations, you will discover cognitive, academic, and social-emotional implications of LD and generate ways to develop a positive learning environment for students with LD. You will address how social-emotional issues affect academic outcomes, research various academic strategies, and brainstorm the implications of psychological processes for students with LD. You will provided with the opportunity to apply your learning to developing student profiles, transition plans, and gain applicable strategies that you can use in your teaching practice.

This course focuses on learning disabilities (LD):

• what they are
• implications of having a learning disability
• learning theories and programs that help students with LD
• creating conditions that promote and maintain an inclusive and positive classroom and school
• importance of collaborating with school-based teams and community personnel

Course Learning Expectations

In this course you will:

• explore the various definitions and characteristics of learning disabilities
• discover cognitive, academic, and social-emotional implications of LD
• generate ways to develop a positive learning environment for students with LD
• investigate instructional approaches that enable you to adapt your teaching to meet the needs of students with LD
• consider assessment and evaluation strategies that work for students with LD
• develop professional development practices
• compare the various definitions of learning disabilities and discuss the implications
• discuss how social-emotional issues impact academic outcomes
• research various academic strategies
• describe the implications of psychological processes for students with LD
• create a student profile and transition plan

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Requirements

Application Requirements

We will use the OCT number you provide during online registration to confirm that you are an OCT member.

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Materials

Course Materials

This course has no required resources.
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Accommodations

Accommodations

Applicants who require accommodations for a specific learning need (e.g., learning disability) within their AQ/ABQ course, should click here for further information and support.

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