Outreach Courses

Registration is open for our Summer 2019 Online term!

Check out the course listings below for our upcoming online terms.

Our continuing education courses provide online professional development for educators. Educators have the opportunity to earn PD hours and/or graduate credit. Each course provides practical, effective teaching strategies, tools, and resources for students with language-based learning disabilities, which fall under the broader category of specific learning disabilities (SLD).

Please note, these course offerings are subject to change. 

Summer 2019 Courses

Registration is open for our Summer 2019 Online term.

Supporting Students’ Reading: Phonemic Awareness to Comprehension

This graduate-level professional development course provides educators with an understanding of the components of reading development, which include phonemic awareness, phonics, decoding, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

15-HOUR FORMAT, 15 PDPs/Hours | 6 Weeks | $295 (optional 1 graduate credit)

Instructing English Language Learners with Learning Disabilities

This professional development course provides educators with an overview of language development and second language acquisition with a specific focus on English Language Learners (ELLs).

15-HOUR FORMAT, 15 PDPs/Hours | 6 Weeks | $295 (optional 1 graduate credit)

Study Skills: Strategies to Support Executive Function

This professional development course provides educators with an understanding of components of study skills, which include the management of materials, time and information.

15-HOUR FORMAT, 15 PDPs/Hours | 6 Weeks | $295 (optional 1 graduate credit)

3-CREDIT FORMAT, 3 graduate credits | 10 Weeks | $900

Executive Function: Impact on Academic Proficiency

This professional development course provides educators with an overview of the components of executive function. It covers the impacts of having both a language-based learning disability (LBLD) and executive function deficits, as well as practical instructional strategies to support students.

15-HOUR FORMAT, 15 PDPs/Hours | 6 Weeks | $295 (optional 1 graduate credit)

Language-Based Learning Disabilities: Strategies for Success

This graduate-level professional development course addresses the specific language challenges that students with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), such as dyslexia, face and the impact that their learning differences may have on their academic behavior.

15-HOUR FORMAT, 15 PDPs/Hours | 6 Weeks | $295 (optional 1 graduate credit)

Summer 2019 BLENDED Courses

Our blended online courses combine the flexibility of online learning along with the benefits of an in-person seminar. These courses require one full day on our campus for orientation, collaboration, and an introduction to some of the course content. The course is then completed electronically in the weeks that follow the in-person seminar.

We are offering the following blended online courses in our Summer 2019 term:

Comprehending Language: Reading and Listening

This professional development course addresses language skill development with a focus on reading and listening. Informal assessments of receptive language skills and models of instructional strategies that build students’ language skills are also included.

15-HOUR BLENDED FORMAT, 15 PDPs/Hours | 6 Weeks

 

Study Skills: Strategies to Support Executive Function

This professional development course provides educators with an understanding of components of study skills, which include the management of materials, time and information.

15-HOUR BLENDED FORMAT, 15 PDPs/Hours | 6 Weeks

 

Supporting Students’ Reading: Phonemic Awareness to Comprehension

This graduate-level professional development course provides educators with an understanding of the components of reading development, which include phonemic awareness, phonics, decoding, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.

3-CREDIT BLENDED FORMAT, 3 graduate credits | 10 Weeks

 

Executive Function: Impact on Academic Proficiency

This professional development course provides educators with an overview of the components of executive function. It covers the impacts of having both a language-based learning disability (LBLD) and executive function deficits, as well as practical instructional strategies to support students.

3-CREDIT BLENDED FORMAT, 3 graduate credits | 10 Weeks

Full List of Courses

We currently offer all of the following course titles in both a 15-hour and 3-credit format. However, we do not offer every course every term. As soon as we are able to post the schedule for upcoming terms, you will find them here on our website. However, please feel free to email us at outreach@landmarkschool.org if you are curious about when a particular course might be offered again in the future.

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