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Building upon 'Learning and teaching for students with Dyslexia and Other Specific Learning Difficulties', you will develop specialist skills to identify learners with specific learning difficulties in the classroom and make diagnostic appraisals based on observation  and assessment of attainments as well as the reports of other professionals.  By the end of this unit, you will have developed an understanding of the social, emotional and behavioural difficulties pupils with specific learning difficulties may encounter, and be able to apply this knowledge to design and report on educational interventions, foster students' study and organisation skills, improve students' motivation and self-esteem, and collaborate effectively to promote student achievement.

Summary 2020

Unit name Educating Students with Dyslexia and Learning Difficulties (B)
Unit code ESM744
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education

Dr Christopher Rayner

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching PatternFully online with weekly readings and activities
AssessmentDiagnosis and assessment case study (40%), Study and support plan (60%)
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