Inclusive Education: Dyslexia in the Adult and Adolescent Classroom - PDC85641
Dyslexia affects a person’s ability to read and write. It doesn’t relate to socioeconomic status, overall intelligence or quality of education. If you are an educator and are looking to expand your knowledge to support your students who may have dyslexia, this online micro-credential is exactly for you. It 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 also outlines the critical concept of universal design and suggests ways to make curriculum more accessible to students with dyslexia. As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.
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.
- 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.
Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student.
Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.
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