NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

Bringing Education to You

K-12 Professionals

Inclusion Strategies: Success in the Classroom

EDUC 792 or 600




Instructor: Dr. Larry Napoleon

Grading: Letter

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: Internet-Asynchronous (Online Class)

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $390

Partner Class Offered Through Learner's Edge

Course Description:

This course will help you become a successful teacher and manager of an inclusive classroom. You will explore the social, emotional and academic components and delve into strategies to assist you in all three areas.  Daily interventions are tapped to increase student achievement and growth; providing you  with a wealth of tools as you create lessons to meet the needs of all students in your classroom.  Learn how to provide an accepting, inclusive classroom which allows each student to reach their highest potential.


As a result of participation in this course, students will be able to:

1.  Understand the legislation/federal mandates that support the inclusion model.

2.  Understand how social and emotional interactions can enhance or impede student learning.

3.  Analyze the role assessment/data gathering has in lesson planning, instruction and student achievement.

4.  Apply accommodations to current lessons/units.

Required Text/Reading:

Janney, R & Snell M.E. (2013), Modifying Schoolwork: Teachers’ guide to inclusive practices. 3rd Edition. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.

Articles: (referenced in the study guide and posted on our website) Sapon-Shevin, M. (September, 2008). Educational Leadership: “Learning in an Inclusive Community.” Pages 49-53.

Smith, R., Lambert, M. (September, 2008). Educational Leadership: “Assuming the Best.” Pages 16-21.

**Registration Instructions:

This course is available either online or print-based.

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