Free Online Course on ‘Supporting Children with Difficulties in Reading and Writing’  

  • Online

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 16192
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

This course is a part of educational courses on Coursera which is designed for teachers and tutors to learn why some children have so much problem in reading and writing, often called ‘dyslexia’, and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific studies.

Course details

Course offered by: Coursera Platform_ University of London, UCL Institute of Technology & Dyslexia and Literacy International

Topic: Child Education

Language: English (subtitles in other languages)

Learning mode: Online

Length: approx. 19 hours to finish

Start time: As per your schedule (flexible)

Learning objectives

By taking this course, you will:

  • Be enabled to identify children’s difficulties with reading and writing
  • Find out more about what methods and practices to apply to teach children more effectively

Course contents

This course consists of six week content breakdown as:

·         Week 1: An overview

·         Week 2: Definitions and identification of dyslexia

·         Week 3: ‘Co-morbidity’, and psychological and social aspects

·         Week 4: Practical teaching approaches Part 1

·         Week 5: Practical teaching approaches Part 2

·         Week 6: Study skills, aids and accommodations

For more information, please see the Resource/enrolment page in this course.

Course benefits

You will have these opportunities during this course:

  • Earning a certificate upon completion recognizing your achievements of the course
  • 100% online _ you can start instantly and learn at your own schedule
  • Course videos and readings

How to apply?

Interested learners can apply very easily for this course and get the course started now just by enrolling below.

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