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Inclusion and the Adolescent Learner

(3 0 cr.) - Session(s): Spring | Course Every Year

This course is designed as an investigation of adolescence, including a specific focus on adolescents with unique learning needs. Drawing from research, personal experiences, the experiences of others, music, and stories, you will consider the total educative environment of adolescents; the interplay between the inner psychological challenges and outer socio-cultural challenges facing adolescents; as well as the physical, cognitive, and emotional changes that adolescence involves. Particular focus will be given to the inclusion of adolescents with learning differences in the general classroom,  including adapting instruction, assignments and assessments, as well as collaboration with other professionals and families to meet the needs of all students.  Prerequisites: EDU-234 and PSY-312 and admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Contact Information
141 Johnson Hall
(919) 760-8593