Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDP 615 Teaching Exceptional Adolescents

3 hours; 3 credits. The course is designed to provide teachers with the knowledge and competencies required to implement a variety of learning strategies and study skills for improving the literacy skills of adolescents with learning disabilities. Theories and research findings that support the effectiveness of a cognitive approach to literacy instruction, instructional procedures, and facilitation of the process in which the learner is engaged are major components of the course. Prerequisites: EDP 610 and EDP 621.