This module aims to promote participants’ understanding of the nature and implications for learning and teaching of dyslexia. This is achieved through exposure to different theoretical and research perspectives, and critical engagement with a range of relevant issues. The module starts with an overview of the nature of dyslexia and proceeds with a critical examination of issues relating to identification and support. A range of approaches and practices used to support learners with dyslexia are considered. Based on their developing understanding of dyslexia, participants are invited to make informed judgments about the features of effective educational provision for learners with dyslexia.
On successful completion of this module, participants will be able to:
This is an SCQF Level 11 module and upon successful completion, participants will be awarded 20 credits.
The module delivery is structured around four tasks; a two-week period is devoted to each task.
This module will be delivered by Dr Lisa McAuliffe.
NOTE: This is a university module and upon approval of your application, you will be invited to register and then supported to complete enrolment. To enrol on the university system, the first step involves security set-up using the Microsoft Authenticator app; you will need to ensure that you have a compatible smartphone.
Further information is available at the Student Information Portal.
To access this module via the CPD route, individuals should be ordinarily resident in Scotland. If you do not meet this criteria, please enquire here.