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November LCIRT News

COVID-19 has prompted innovations and opportunities as well as challenges. This month we share an article by Dr. Manju Banerjee about supporting students, particularly those who learn differently, in online learning. For educators seeking professional development, a few "seats" are still available in our highly regarded certificate program courses opening this month. Finally, in LCIRT Recommends,we bring you suggested reading on Adolescents and Autism, Dyslexia and Creativity, and tips for improving online discussion boards.
How Can the Education Community Better Support Students with Different Learning and Thinking Abilities During COVID-19?

Student watching videoconferenceManju Banerjee, Ph.D.
Landmark College
 
In early March, online learning became a forced choice for much of the education community. It was an emergency response to an unforeseen pandemic. But since then, we have had time to recalibrate our thinking. We have learned much about online learning, particularly for students who learn differently.

It is important to acknowledge that special education services and legal protections still hold true and cannot be dispensed with just because of the changing circumstances. What is more challenging, however, is identifying what works. Best practices for fully online learning are still emerging and probably will do so for quite some time.


Read the full article here
 
Online Courses for Education Professionals
A few "seats" left!
Both courses run November 20 - January 24

 
With a quick application, you may still be able to take an upcoming course in our certificate program.  Click the course names for more information, or click "Apply" to submit your application now.
 

Choose your approach... Take a single course for 3 graduate credits or complete the 15-credit certificate program in Learning Differences and Neurodiversity.  Pursue a specialization in Executive Function or Autism on Campus and Online.
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