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ERIC Number: ED234548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Implications and Applications for Speech Communication. Alternative Techniques for Teaching Speech Communication to Learning Disabled Students in the University.
Garrett, Roger
A college communication professor discusses methods which will help learning disabled (LD) as well as non-LD students. General techniques advocated include presenting information in a variety of ways, allowing opportunities for questions and clarification, using an organized presentation of information, and being flexible in assignments and evaluation. Questions surrounding the faculty's role in accommodating LD students are discussed. Specific suggestions for teaching a course on interpersonal communication include using tape-recorded materials, peer instruction, study questions, out-of-class projects, and study sessions to prepare for evaluation. Among appendixes are a course syllabus and a description of a role playing activity. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Central Washington Univ., Ellensburg. Instructional Media Center.
Identifiers: Higher Education for Learning Disabled Students
Note: A part of the HELDS Project (Higher Education for Learning Disabled Students). For related documents, see EC 160 414-430.