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Support for Learning Differences in Higher Education

Support for Learning Differences in Higher Education

The Essential Practitioners' Manual
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Specialist teacher assessors work in various sectors of education. This book provides guidance to aid specialist tutors who are assessing and supporting students in various academic fields; formats for assessments to help tutors comply with regulations; and guidance on reasonable adjustments for students which do not compromise academic standards.
CONTENTS: Introduction; 1. Definitions and research; 2. Demands upon learning in the HE context; 3. Training and the Specialist Dyslexia Teacher; 4. The identification process; 5. Elements of assessment; 6. The assessment process; 7. Writing the report; 8. Reasonable adjustments: Recommendations for support; 9. Supporting students on their courses; 10. Supporting students' written work; 11. Supporting subject-specific work; 12. Supporting students on placement and fieldwork; 13. Setting up a support service; References; Index.
Specialist teacher assessors work increasingly in all sectors of British education. As key personnel in higher education institutions, they are responsible for conducting essential diagnostic psychometric assessments for students. In its guidance on assessment and identification of students with specific learning difficulties (SpLD) in higher education, the UK government identifies procedures for good practice.This book is a practitioner 's guide for specialist teachers working with SpLD students in higher education institutions and provides the background to the practitioner 's certificate introduced in 2006. It offers practical suggestions to aid specialist tutors who are supporting and assessing students from all academic fields. It indicates formats for assessments to help specialist tutors comply with the new regulations and helps tutors provide reasonable adjustments for students that do not compromise academic standards.

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Autor: Geraldine Price
ISBN-13: 9781858564111
ISBN: 1858564115
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 264
Gewicht: 480 g
Format: 243x173x20 mm
Sprache: Englisch
Autor: Geraldine Price, Janet Skinner
Dr Geraldine Price is a member of the original DfES working party which established the SpLD practice certificate and of the current committee responsible for the regulation of courses. She is Director of the MSc in SpLD at the University of Southampton, where Janet Skinner is Head of the Learning Differences Centre which provides support for all the SpLD students.

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Autor: Geraldine Price
ISBN-13:: 9781858564111
ISBN: 1858564115
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.09.2007
Verlag: Institute of Education Press
Gewicht: 480g
Seiten: 264
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 243x173x20 mm, Illustrations, unspecified