As an innovative faculty member, you are researching and initiating best practices to use in your classroom. Our learners attend college coming from a variety of cultural and educational backgrounds. Differentiated instruction brings together best practices to instruct, support, and manage a classroom of diverse learners. In this session, you will learn about ways of creating a personal learning space for all your students based on examples from my computer science classroom. We will explore a variety of technologies that lend themselves to assisting you in creating dynamic personal learning spaces. Upon leaving this session you will be able to: Understand the pedagogical philosophy and purpose of differentiated instruction. Identify and experience the various tools/technology through which faculty can implement differentiated instruction. Apply differentiated instruction to your classroom that increases student retention and success. Topic Area(s): Adaptive & Personalized Learning
Dr. Sheri Hutchinson, North Central University, is an experienced faculty professor and former Director of Online Learning. She computer science and technology courses and has worked extensively promoting accessible online learning and with an accessibility technology company. Differentiated instruction can help you meet 508 compliance!