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  1. EDU 620 Successful Learning/edu620.com

  2. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Entire Course (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • EDU 620 Week 1 DQ 1 Universal Design for Learning • EDU 620 Week 1 Assignment Response to Intervention and Assistive Technology • EDU 620 Week 2 DQ 1 Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology • EDU 620 Week 2 DQ 2 Autism and Learning • EDU 620 Week 2 Assignment Evaluation of Assistive Technology • EDU 620 Week 3 DQ 1 High-Incidence Disabilities

  3. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 1 Assignment Response to Intervention and Assistive Technology (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Response to Intervention and Assistive Technology. Chapter Two of your textbook describes response to intervention (RTI) as “a multilayered system that can prevent academic and social failure before a student is unnecessarily or prematurely identified as having a disability” (p.28). Review the section on Response to Intervention in your textbook, and conduct additional research on this approach using the Library. • Then, write a four- to five-page paper (excluding title and reference pages), in which you

  4. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 1 DQ 1 Universal Design for Learning (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Universal Design for Learning. Learn about universal design for learning (UDL) using your assigned readings, National Center on Universal Design for Learning and UDL: Principles and Practice, and the Library. Then, explain what UDL is, why it is important in the learning environment, and how it can impact the lives of learners (both with and without disabilities). Lastly, develop a basic lesson plan that incorporates UDL standards. Your lesson plan should include a learning outcome

  5. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 2 Assignment Evaluation of Assistive Technology (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Evaluation of Assistive Technology. Write a paper that examines the following quote from your textbook: • “AT, like education, should not be approached with a ‘one size fits all’ mentality” (p.40). • Explain what this quote means in your own words. Then, describe the various steps and aspects that should be considered when deciding on an assistive technology, and evaluate the risks (both to the student and the teacher) that are involved in approaching assistive technology with a “one size fits all” mentality.

  6. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 2 DQ 1 Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology. Chapter Three of your text explains a process called Referral and Assessment for Assistive Technology. For this discussion assignment, design a diagram, chart, or other visual that illustrates the four steps involved this process. (To do this, you may use Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Timeglider or any other tool you prefer.) Then

  7. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 2 DQ 2 Autism and Learning (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Autism and Learning. Many learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience challenges communicating with others. Watch the video, iPad Unlocks New World for People with Autism, and analyze how tools like the iPad can support learning for students with ASD. Then, describe an example of how you might incorporate a tool like the iPad into a lesson plan.

  8. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 3 Assignment Assistive Technology Evaluation (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Assistive Technology Evaluation. Chapter Five of your textbook provides tables of various assistive technology solutions for reading, spelling, writing, and mathematics. • Select two different ATs from one of the lists, and choose one of the following assignment options. • Option 1 – Recorded Presentation • Using Jing or YouTube, present a comparison of the two ATs you selected. Imagine you are presenting these tools to your school's principal, as possible solutions for students with mild learning disabilities. Your

  9. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 3 DQ 1 High-Incidence Disabilities (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • High-Incidence Disabilities. As stated in your text, the three categories of high-incidence disabilities defined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004 are: • § Mild learning disabilities • § Mental retardation • § Emotional or behavioral disorders

  10. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 3 DQ 2 Pedagogical Strategies for Learning Disabilities (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Pedagogical Strategies for Learning Disabilities. Successful Strategies for Teaching Students With Learning Disabilitiesoutlines various pedagogical strategies for supporting students with learning disabilities. Review the strategies/interventions listed, and select one to investigate. Conduct a web-search of the selected strategy and report on your findings in the discussion forum. Describe at least two specific examples of what these strategies might look like in the classroom.

  11. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 4 Assignment Assistive Technology Plan (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Assistive Technology Plan. For the Week Four assignment, you will create an assistive technology plan for a learner with a physical impairment. In the chart below, identify a learner with a physical impairment to create an assistive technology plan to support them in the classroom. In your plan, you will identify the learner, the disability area, and the grade level. Then in two to three paragraphs, you will discuss the characteristics of the student such as the educational strengths and needs

  12. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 4 DQ 1 Physical Disabilities and Assistive Technology (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Physical Disabilities and Assistive Technology. Read Chapter Six of your textbook, and watch the video, How Assistive Technology Enables Dreams. Then, examine the importance of assistive technology in supporting students with physical impairments. Discuss how assistive technology can empower students and promote greater independence. • Next, Identify some AT devices  

  13. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 4 DQ 2 Distance Learning (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Distance Learning. While distance learning can certainly support students with physical disabilities, Chapter 10 of your textbook focuses on distance learning as a tool for students with various disabilities. Examine the benefits and challenges of distance learning for students with physical disabilities. (Hint: Consider both gross motor disabilities as well as fine motor disabilities.) What are some AT devices that can be used to support learners with physical disabilities in the distance

  14. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 5 Assignment Assistive Technology for Visual and Hearing Impairments (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Assistive Technology for Visual and Hearing Impairments. Search the web for videos and/or articles on AT for visual and hearing impairments (e.g., screen reader software, hearing aids, etc.). Then, write an evaluation of these technologies. Your paper should include: • § The specific devices you researched • § What these devices enable learners to do, and how they work

  15. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 5 DQ 1 Sensory Disabilities (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Sensory Disabilities. Chapter Eight of the textbook covers sensory disabilities. The most commonly known are visual and hearing impairments. Explain how these types of disabilities could impact one’s learning experience, and identify some AT devices that can support students with these disabilities. Finally, select an academic subject (e.g., mathematics, science, language arts, fine arts, etc.) and describe how the AT devices you identified could be applied to a lesson in that subject.

  16. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 5 DQ 2 Age of Onset (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Age of Onset. There are many things to consider when supporting students with sensory impairments: one being the age of onset. What does the text say about this important piece of information? What can it tell the teacher or service professional? How might knowing this information impact the support a student receives? Finally, what is one other piece of information

  17. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 6 DQ 1 Assistive Technology for Communication (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Assistive Technology for Communication. In Chapter Seven of the text, we meet Betsy Taylor in the “Assistive Technology Snapshot”. Based on Betsy’s educational and communication needs, discuss some of the possible accommodations and assistive technology devices or programs you might use to support her classroom needs (further than the ones suggested in the case study). Further, evaluate the IEP team’s decision to use a fixed-display communication board and discuss if you feel

  18. EDU 620 Successful Learning EDU 620 Week 6 Final Project (Ash) For more course tutorials visit www.edu620.com • Focus of the Final Project • Over the past six weeks, you have learned about several disabilities and how they impact a student’s learning experience. For the final project, you will be asked to respond to several case studies. Each of these case studies involves a specific disability and a unique set of issues for each of the identified students. Your assignment is to respond uniquely to each of the scenarios. Your responses should

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