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Description - Support for Learning Differences in Higher Education by Geraldine Price

Specialist teacher assessors work in all sectors of education. As key personnel in higher education institutions, they are responsible for conducting essential diagnostic psychometric assessments for students. The government has identified procedures for assessing and identifying students in higher education with specific learning difficulties and this book shows how to implement them.The book is a practitioners' guide for specialist teachers working with SpLD students in higher education institutions and is the key text for the practitioners' certificate introduced in 2006. It provides practical guidance to aid specialist tutors who are assessing and supporting students in all academic fields; formats for assessments to help tutors comply with the new regulations; and, guidance on reasonable adjustments for students which do not compromise academic standards.This manual is essential for SpLD managers, for professionals who wish to update their skills so they can support HE students, and for all teachers involved in advanced training.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781858564111
ISBN-10: 1858564115
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 170mm x 20mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: Trentham Books Ltd
Publisher: Institute of Education Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Geraldine Price

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.