This is a required course for Education majors enrolled in the special education certification track. It will provide students with a thorough understanding of the manifestations of learning disabilities affecting student performance and achievement in reading and language arts. Strong emphasis will be placed on techniques using differentiation of instruction for the LD student and on effective instructional interventions for both individuals and the entire class. Appropriate use of assessment tools will also be a key component of the course. Students will do a minimum of 10 hours of classroom observation in appropriate special education settings as a part of this course. Prerequisites: limited to Education majors; EDU 0201 and EDU 0280.
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