Differentiation of Instruction
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Course code
KAT7033.HR
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Course title in Estonian
Õppe diferentseerimine
Course title in English
Differentiation of Instruction
ECTS credits
6.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2021/2022 Spring semester
Triin Ulla (language of instruction:Estonian)
lecturer of 2022/2023 Autumn semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
The purpose of the course is:
- to shape a valuing attitude for work with learners with special needs in the context of inclusive education;
- to create opportunities for the formation of knowledge about learners with special needs and how to support them;
- to form a readiness for reflective practice in professional work built on ethical beliefs, which is based on choosing and reflecting on relevant information;
- to support the development of positive attitudes, acquisition of basic knowledge and the formation of readiness for carrying out research activities in teacher's everyday work environment.
Brief description of the course
Recognising and taking into account the individuality of students. Teacher as a researcher of his/her own work. Stages of action research. Learning difficulties (dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia). Simplifying texts for children with learning disabilities. Hyperactivity and Attention Deficit Disorder. Behavioural difficulties. Autistic spectrum disorders. Sense disabilities. Noticing and becoming aware of special needs. Setting a research question for the action research, wording questions, drafting an action plan, and choice of data collection methods. Ethical requirements in research.Principles and possibilities of differentiation. Intervention strategies. Peculiarities in gender and culture. Inclusive education and its application in schools. Legal acts related to school organisation, design of learning (among other things, cooperation with colleagues, e.g. integrated subject and language learning). Analysis and presentation of action research results.
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- is able to differentiate between and describe developmental peculiarities stemming from special needs and adapt subject teaching principles according to the student's individual needs (incl. linguistic and cultural needs);
- knows and is able to plan principles and opportunities for differentiating/individualising the learning process;
- is able to tie the ideas of inclusive education into school reality;
- is able to use different methods (incl. an action survey) to analyse and develop his/her work and the learning environment.
Teacher
Triin Ulla
Study programmes containing that course
Teacher of Mathematics (MLMOM/22.DT)
Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (SKVOM/22.HT)
Music Teacher (KUMUM/21.FK)
Teacher of Mathematics (MLMOM/21.DT)
Teacher of Foreign Languages (GRVOM/21.HT)
Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature (EKEOM/21.HT)
Teacher of Natural Sciences in Secondary School (MLGLM/21.LT)
Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (SKVOM/21.HT)
Teacher of History and Civic (AIAOM/21.HT)
Teacher of Technology Education (KUIKM/21.LT)
Art Teacher (KUKAM/21.FK)
Teacher of Computer Science (IFIOM/21.DT)
Teacher of Several Subjects (KAMOM/21.HR)
Teacher of Physical Education (TSKOM/21.LT)
Teacher of Several Subjects (KAMOM/20.HR)
Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (SKVOM/20.HT)
Music Teacher (KUMUM/20.FK)
Teacher of Physical Education (TSKOM/20.LT)
Teacher of Computer Science (IFIOM/20.DT)
Teacher of Natural Sciences in Secondary School (MLGLM/20.LT)
Art Teacher (KUKAM/20.FK)
Teacher of Mathematics (MLMOM/20.DT)
Teacher of History and Civic (AIAOM/20.HT)
Teacher of Foreign Languages (GRVOM/20.HT)
Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature (EKEOM/20.HT)
Teacher of Foreign Languages (GRVOM/19.HT)
Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (SKVOM/19.HT)
Vocational Teacher (KAKPM/19.HR)
Music Teacher (KUMUM/19.FK)
Teacher of Several Subjects (KAMOM/19.HR)
Teacher of Natural Sciences in Secondary School (MLGLM/19.LT)
Teacher of Physical Education (TSKOM/19.LT)
Teacher of Mathematics (MLMOM/19.DT)
Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature (EKEOM/19.HT)
Teacher of History and Civic (AIAOM/19.HT)
Teacher of Technology Education (KUIKM/19.LT)
Teacher of Computer Science (IFIOM/19.DT)
Art Teacher (KUKAM/19.FK)
Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature (EKEOM/18.HT)
Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (SKVOM/18.HT)
Teacher of Several Subjects (KAMOM/18.HR)
Teacher of Computer Science (IFIOM/18.DT)
Teacher of Mathematics (MLMOM/18.DT)
Teacher of History and Civic (AIAOM/18.HT)
Teacher of Natural Sciences in Secondary School (MLGLM/18.LT)
Teacher of Foreign Languages (GRVOM/18.HT)
Teacher of Technology Education (KUIKM/18.LT)
Art Teacher (KUKAM/18.FK)
Music Teacher (KUMUM/18.FK)
Teacher of Physical Education (TSKOM/18.LT)
Vocational Teacher (KAKPM/18.HR)
Teacher of Foreign Languages (GRVOM/17.HT)
Teacher of Natural Sciences in Secondary School (MLGLM/17.LT)
Teacher of Technology Education (KUIKM/17.LT)
Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (SKVOM/17.HT)
Teacher of Mathematics (MLMOM/17.DT)
Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature (EKEOM/17.HT)
Art Teacher (KUKAM/17.FK)
Teacher of History and Civic (AIAOM/17.HT)
Teacher of Physical Education (TSKOM/17.LT)
Teacher of Several Subjects (KAMOM/17.HR)
Vocational Teacher (KAKPM/17.HR)
Music Teacher (KUMUM/17.FK)
Art Teacher (KUKAM/16.FK)
Teacher of Estonian Language and Literature (EKEOM/16.HT)
Teacher of Mathematics (MLMOM/16.DT)
Teacher of Handicraft and Home Economics (KUKKM/16.LT)
Teacher of Foreign Languages (GRVOM/16.HT)
Teacher of Natural Sciences in Secondary School (MLGLM/16.LT)
Teacher of Physical Education (TSKOM/16.LT)
Vocational Teacher (KAKPM/16.HR)
Teacher of Several Subjects (KAMOM/16.HR)
Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (SKVOM/16.HT)
Music Teacher (KUMUM/16.FK)
Teacher of History and Civic (AIAOM/16.HT)
Teacher of Craft and Technology Education (KUTOM/16.LT)
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