NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Understanding Dyslexia

EDUC 600

2 CREDITS

$280

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Instructor: Dewey Walsh

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Correspondence

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $280

Course Description:

The purpose of this course is to understand dyslexia, a learning disability whereby children and adults have difficulty reading. Knowledge of the strategies to overcome learning difficulties using recent advances in technology and communication, provide students with a better chance of experiencing success in learning, school and living.

Goals:

  • Our goal is to understand dyslexia, and how to overcome the difficulties through knowledge, communication, community, technology, strategies and accommodation.

Required Texts:

Product Details

Foss, Ben (2013). The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan. New York, NY: Ballantine Books

About The Instructor

Dewey Walsh
Dewey Walsh

Dewey J. Walsh, Ed.D. was a public school teacher and guidance counselor for 34 years. Dewey taught graduate-level professional education classes through Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN for 10 years and the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, for 26 years. Dewey was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota where he attended the University of North Dakota, earning a B.S. &  M.A. in Education and a Doctorate in Teacher Education.

 

Special Instructions:

The total cost includes the NDSU graduate credit however textbook(s) are not included.

**Registration Instructions:

A minimum $20 processing fee will be assessed per person for cancellations received after the start of the course. Refunds are not issued after the start of the course or after access to the course has been provided. Use the Cancel Registration Form to cancel your registration for an NDSU Distance and Continuing Education class. 

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