by Adam Lalor, Ph.D. Lead Education Specialist Increasing numbers of students with disabilities in higher education have served, in part, as a catalyst for…
The Director of LCIRT, Dr. Ibrahim Dahlstrom-Hakki gave a talk at the Sandbox Collaborative entitled "Removing Common Barriers to Learning: What are Common Sources of Unnecessary Cognitive Load and How Can You Address Them?"
Here is the abstract of the talk: Modern learning environments encompass a wide range of learning contexts and must address the needs of a diverse range of learners. However, many educational approaches continue to impose significant unnecessary cognitive processing loads on learners that impede their ability to succeed.
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In this article by Linda Hecker, M. Ed, a founding faculty member at Landmark College makes a strong case for not waiving foreign language requirements for college students with learning differences.
Dr. Chris Westbury, Professor of Psychology from the University of Alberta, in Edmoton, Alberta, Canada came to speak at Landmark College on Nov 21, 2016. The title of his talk was: "Word Meaning, Emotion, and Reading Style.” A video of the talk is now available.