iPads, Universal Design for Learning and Special Education

Course Number: EDU 5515 C17
Instructor:  Clarena Renfrow
Location: Castleton University, Stafford Academic Center Room 156
Dates and Times: Saturday, November 18, 2017 from 9 am to 4 pm in classroom (hands-on learning) and 9 hours online
Credits: 1 credit
Tuition: $1,000 includes a new iPad

Note: Please register online. Purchase order or payment of $1,000, payable to RRWIB, is due at the time of registration. Please mail check to the Castleton Center for Schools, PO Box 6049, Rutland, VT 05701. If you wish to pay by credit card, please call the Center for Schools at (802) 770-7060.

Course Description

iPads, Universal Design for Learning and Special Education is intended to provide educators with the technological skills necessary to employ iPads in a class that fosters learning for all students. iPads are a powerful teaching and learning tool that naturally differentiate learning. We will learn how to set them up, change settings to meet classroom/student needs, and how to find resources and apps. The culminating experience of this course will be to create a lesson that enhances learning and accessibility for students. iPads, Universal Design for Learning and Special Education is another course in a series of iPads in the Classroom courses that is intended to provide educators with further expertise on using the iPad to facilitate learning for students that will engage and inspire them. This course focuses on exploring iPad Accessibility features and UDL methods to meet the needs of all students.

You will receive an iPad on the first day of class.

Course Goals

This course is designed to meet the following goals: 
1. To create an environment that is accessible to all learners through iPad technology.
2. To provide teachers with exposure and experience in using iPads for teaching and learning.
3. To assist teachers in creating an engaging lessons using the iPad as the tool for learning.

Required Texts

Mobile Learning for All: Supporting Accessibility With the iPad by Luis Perez. Available at Amazon

Note Text is not included in course tuition.

For additional course information

Clarena Renfrow
(802) 770-8478

For additional registration information

Bethany Sprague
(802) 770-7060

Register online now!