WHY DI? INTRO TO DIFF INSTR

Topic: Curriculum and Instruction
Instructor: Mick Jackson
Method: Online (OWRK)
Sponsor: VESi
Center Offered: OLPD

Course Description:

Welcome to Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction. An interactive computer-based instruction course, designed to give you an understanding of the framework of and need for creating supportive learning environments for diverse learning populations.  In this course you will learn what is meant by Differentiated Instruction and the common myths associated with creating the differentiated classroom.  We will discuss the legal, theoretical, and pedagogical foundations in the field of education that support the utilization of differentiated instructional practices and principles.  We will reflect on best practices and national trends in the design of the educational setting to meet the needs of a diverse learning population.  Why DI?  An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction will also provide connections to a variety of concepts, variables, and resources that will assist practitioners in aligning their own professional practices with those found in the differentiated classroom.

ADDITIONAL NOTES: 

All VESi courses receive letter grades.  Please see Course Syllabus Addendum for grading information.  All VESi courses are tablet compatible! 

There is a two week minimum for course completion. For your maximum time, Ashland's academic calendar is September 1st through August 31st each year and you are required to complete your course within that academic calendar. Also, please be certain to refer to the attachments that are sent with your course link(s) as those items contain important information regarding exam score and essay requirements. 

 Within 24-48 hours of your registration you will receive an email from your course content provider that contains your course access information. 

Also within 24 hours of registering for a PD course, you'll be able to access your student account using Self-Service Ashland. There, you'll find printable financial statements and grade reports, plus a link for requesting transcripts, once your grades have posted. Instructions for establishing or resetting your login can be found HERE

 If you have a tuition waiver voucher or would prefer to mail your payment:

Please click HERE for a registration form. Please mail that along with your payment and/or voucher to the Main Campus address. Vouchers are worth $166 when applied to PD courses.

 Contact Ashland Professional Development to update your email address or with other needs: pds@ashland.edu

VESI

Cost: $570
Timespan of Course:
September 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023
Contact E-mail: vesiregistration@virtualeduc.com

Meeting Times

  • Location of Meeting: 
    online with VESi
Course Number: EDU*6130*E2
Academic Term: 23/GW
Academic Level: GW
Semester Hours: 3.00
Subject: EDU