NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Succeeding with Struggling Students

EDUC 792 or 600




Instructor: Dr. Olufunmilayo Amobi

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: Course is available either online or print-based, ,

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $390

Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge

Course Description:

All teachers have students who struggle to learn. Many of these students have never been taught strategies that are compatible with the way they think and learn. Once we teach them the appropriate techniques, their learning problems diminish significantly.


The participant will:

1.  Identify various learning disabilities.

2.  Understand various strategies that can help struggling students succeed.

3.  Demonstrate the ability to incorporate strategies that can help struggling students succeed.


The required reading is found in the supplementary text listed below:
Winebrenner, S. (2006). Teaching kids with learning difficulties in the regular classroom. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.


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