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2/17/2020 שעות שבועיות שנתי 2 שנת לימוד 2011

לקויות למידה התפתחותיות

11106243055ש'01
  ד"ר צפי טימור
 אופי הקורס
 שעור
חובת נוכחות
 חובת נוכחות
Students must attend at least 80% of the lessons

אין חובת מבחן
תקציר

The course provides knowledge on neuro-developmental skills that underpin learning and their impact on learning disabilities. The tools provided in the course will enable the students to cope better with pupils with special needs in mainstream classes. Emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis of disorders in the sensomotor and psychomotor systems, and the link between developmental and academic learning disabilities. Different models for understanding of learning disabilities will be introduced as well as concepts that are commonly used in the field.


מטרות הקורס

The aim of the course is to provide knowledge and tools that are necessary to cope with students with learning disabilities and special needs in mainstream classes, as well as introduce concepts that are commonly used in diagnosis and treatment.  

The course refers to practical and theoretical aspects and to specific learning disabilities. Students will get acquainted with tools for the diagnosis and treatment of perceptual and sensory disorders and learn about their impact on learning disabilities.

 


הנושאים

The following topics will be dealt with in the course

Approaches to learning;

The controversies regarding the definitions of learning disabilities;

Models for understanding learning disabilities;

Developmental and academic learning disabilities;

Sensory processing disorder;

Phonological processing;

Differential discrimination;

Basic cognitive skills: visual, auditory, attention, memory;

Non-verbal learning disabilities;

Assessments;

 


דרכי הוראה

Lectures, class discussions, group/pair work, pp presentations, films, demonstrations, peer teaching.

 


קהל יעד

חובות התלמיד

Participation in class, readings for the course, presentation in class, final assignment due to February 1st 2011


הערכת התלמיד

Participation in class, readings for the course, presentation in class (10%) final assignment (90%) due to February 1st 2011


ביבליוגרפיה

Bibliography

Articles

(Most articles appear in the library catalogue under lecturer’s name)

Bauminger, N., Schorr Edelsztein, H.,  Morash, J. (2005) Social Information Processing and Emotional Understanding in Children with LD. Journal of Learning Disabilities, Vol. 38(1).

 

Bruno, J. L.,  Manis, F. R.,  Keating, P.,   Sperling, A. J., et al. (2007) Auditory word identification in dyslexic and normally achieving readers, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology,  New York, Vol. 97, Iss. 3; pg. 183

 

D’Amato, R. C., Crepeau-Hobson, F., Huang, L. V., and Geil, M. (2005) Ecological Neuropsychology: An Alternative to the Deficit Model for Conceptualizing and Serving Students with Learning Disabilities. Neuropsychology Review, 15 (2).

 

Deutsch Smith, D. (2007) Introduction to Special Education: Making a Difference, 6/e, Pearson, Allyn & Bacon/Longman (chapter 5).

 

Fletcher, J. M.,  Coulter, W. A.,  Reschly, D. J.,  Vaughn, S. (2004) Alternative Approaches to the Definition and Identification of Learning Disabilities: Some Questions and Answers. Annals of Dyslexia, 54(2)

 

 

 Karpicke, J. D.,  Roediger, H. L. (2007) Repeated retrieval during learning is the key to long-term retention, Journal of Memory and Language, Vol. 57, Iss. 2; pg. 151. New York

 

Kavale, K. A. (2005) Identifying Specific Learning Disability: Is Responsiveness to Intervention the Answer? Journal of Learning Disabilities, 38(6)

 

 

Gwernan-Jones, R., and Burden, R. L. (2009) Are they Just Lazy? Student Teachers' Attitudes About Dyslexia, Dyslexia, (published online: www.interscience.wiley.com) DOI:10.1002/dys.393  

 

Proctor, B. ,  Prevatt, F.  (2003) Agreement Among Four Models Used for Diagnosing Learning Disabilities, Journal of Learning Disabilities. Austin: Vol. 36(5)

 

Shaw, S. F., Cullen, J. P., McGuire, J. M., and Brinckerhoff, L. C. (1995) Operationalizing a Definition of Learning Disabilities, Journal of Learning Disabilities, 28(9), 586-597.

 

Timor, T., and Burton, N. (2006) "School Culture and Climate in the Context of Inclusion of Students with Learning Disabilities in Mainstream Secondary Schools in Tel-Aviv, Israel", International Journal of Inclusive Education, Vol.10, No. 6, pp. 495-510

 

Vaughn, S. Linan-Thompson, S., (2003) What is special about special education for students with learning disabilities? The Journal of Special Education, 37(3).

 

Wise, J. C.,  Sevcik, R. A. , Morris, R. D.,  Lovett, M. W., Wolf, M.  (2007) The Growth of Phonological Awareness by Children With Reading Disabilities: A Result of Semantic Knowledge or Knowledge of Grapheme-Phoneme Correspondences? Scientific Studies of Reading, Vol. 11, Iss. 2; pg. 151.

 

Wolf, M., Miller, L., and Donnelly, K. (2000) Retrieval, Automaticity, Vocabulary Elaboration, Orthography (RAVE-O), Journal of Learning Disabilities, 33(4).

 

 

Books

NetLibrary:

Fletcher, J. M., Lyon, G. R., Fuchs, L. S., and Barnes, M. A.  (2007) Learning Disabilities: From Identification to Intervention. Publication: New York Guilford Publications, Inc.

 

Maman, M. (2007) Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Common-sense Guide for Parents and Professionals, JKP Essentials.  Publication: London, Philadelphia Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

 

Swanson, H. L., Harris, K. R., Graham, S. (2003) Handbook of Learning Disabilities. Publication: New York Guilford Publications, Inc.

 

 

Books on the Shelf

Adams, M. J., Foorman, B. R., Lunberg, I., Beeler, T. (1998) Phonemic Awareness in Young Children: A Classroom Curriculum. Paul H. Brookes, Co, Inc.

 

Bender, W. N. (2004) Learning Disabilities: Characteristics, Identification, and Teaching Strategies (5th Ed.): Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.

 

Bradley, R., Danielson, L.,  Hallahan, D. P. (2002) Identification of Learning Disabilities : Research to Practice. Mahwah, N.J. Lawrence Erlbaum.

 

Kranowitz, C. S. (2005), The Out-of-Sync Child, The Berkley Publishing Group.

 

Levine, M. D. ((2001) Developmental Variation and Learning Disorders (2nd ed.), Cambridge, MA: Educators Publishing Service Inc.

 

Lyon, G. R., Gray, D. B., Kavanagh, J. F. and Krasnegor, N. A. (1993) Better Understanding Learning Disabilities. Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

 

Palombo, J. (2001). Learning Disorders and Disorders of Life in Children and Adolescents (pp. 163-190). New-York: W.W. Norton & Company.

 

Waldron, K. A. (1996) Introduction to Special Education: The Inclusive Cassroom. N.Y: Delmar Publishers.

 

Wang, M. C., Reynolds, M. C. and  Walberg, H. J. (1995) Handbook of Special and Remedial Education : Research and Practice. Oxford : Elsevier Science.

 

Wong, B. Y. L. (1996) The ABCs of Learning Disabilities. San Diego : Academic Press.

 

Wong, B. Y. L. (2004) Learning about Learning Disabilities. San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press.

 

 

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