ERIS301 Neuro-Cognitive Interventions of Learning Disabilities (5 cr)

Study level:
Advanced studies
Grading scale:
English, Finnish
Responsible organisation:
Department of Educational Sciences
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



Special learning disabilities, dyslexia, mathematical learning disabilities, comorbidity, teaching and instructional interventions with learning disabilities, evidence-based support

Completion methods

Participation in contact teaching and/or independent study, learning assignments and/or exam. Mode of completion to be specified in the Study Programme.

Assessment details

Active participation in teaching and completing and passing learning assignments/exam.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, students will
- have knowledge of the developmental neurocognitive background of special learning disabilities
- understand the comorbidity of learning disabilities as a phenomenon and how to take this into account in teaching
- be able to analyse didactic and rehabilitative practices based on theoretical and empirical knowledge
- be able to analytically justify and design didactic and rehabilitative support

Study materials

Fletcher, J. M. (Ed.). (2007). Learning disabilities: From identification to intervention. New York: Guilford Press.
Other material to be announced in the Study Programme.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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