Universal Design for Learning
Ruzic, R. (2001, April). Lessons for everyone: How students with reading-related learning disabilities survive and excel in college courses with heavy reading requirements. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Seattle, Washington.
This study followed a group of college students with reading-related learning disabilities in order to identify reading and studying strategies related to both successful and unsuccessful experiences in particular college courses that have heavy reading requirements. The author identifies and discusses 13 useful strategies and their implications for individuals and institutions. The institutional recommendations center around redesigning learning environments in ways that would benefit most or all students.
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