PDC85641 - Inclusive Education: Dyslexia in the Adult and Adolescent Classroom
|Duration||6 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.|
Dyslexia affects a person’s ability to read and write. It is not related to socioeconomic status, overall intelligence or quality of education, although these factors can have an impact on a person’s future achievement. It is estimated that around 5 to 15% of the population have characteristics of dyslexia. This online micro-credential will provide you with a basic understanding of the causes of dyslexia and its potential impacts on a person’s learning and well-being. It will also outline the critical concept of universal design and suggest ways to make curriculum more accessible to students with dyslexia.
This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.
Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
What is a Digital Badge?
Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.
Structure & Availability
6 hours online self-paced learning.
Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.
- Outline the reading process and identify specific difficulties associated with dyslexia and the neurological nature of their origins
- Describe other characteristics associated with dyslexia in adults and potential impacts of dyslexia on learning and well-being
- Identify strategies for supporting adult students with dyslexia
- Describe the concepts of Universal Design in Learning (UDL)
- Identify strategies for making curriculum more accessible to students with dyslexia.
There are no specific entry requirements.
This micro-credential is relevant for provide anyone wishing to gain a basic understanding of the causes of dyslexia and its potential impacts on a person’s learning and well-being.
Fees & Scholarships
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