Monday, October 26th, 2020
3:00 PM - 3:50 PM: Concurrent Sessions
 
Concentration
Access & Responsible Use
Title
Neurodivergent Students in the Online Classroom
Description
Nuerodiversity, it's everywhere! Beginning with the premise, students are different and capable learners, this session will present 10 principles of effective pedagogy and how to meet the needs of atypical learners. Come ready to actively engage!
Learning Objectives
Define nuerodiverse learning profiles in order to create successful classroom environments.
Explain 10 effective teaching principles for successfully engaging neurodivergent students.
Share with other participants experiences to broaden online teaching perspectives.
Intended Participants: Role
Faculty
Instructional Designers
Administrators
Intended Participants - Knowledge Level
People with some experience in the topic, but looking to grow
 
Hashtag:
#Neurodiversity
 
Presenter(s):
Eric Matte, Professor, Landmark College
As a faculty member at Landmark College for 20 years, Eric is an Associate Professor more than a dozen courses in communication. He teaches students who are neurodiverse and works with a wide variety of learning profiles, including ADHD, dyslexia, and students on the Autism Spectrum. Understanding student profiles, using multi-modal teaching methods, and overall creative approaches are paramount to assist students who learn differently.
 

Stacey Cofield, Associate Professor, Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham