Understanding Learners with Special Needs


Agnes Dcosta

Dr Agnes D’Costa, M.A (History), M.Sc (Inorganic Chemistry), M.Ed, Ph.D (Edu), SLET, has about 21 years of experience as a teacher-educator and nine years of experience as a high school teacher. She is an Associate Professor at Pushpanjali College of Education, Vasai, Maharashtra. She is the winner of NCERT 2012 Award for ‘Innovative Practices in Teacher Education’ for her research ‘Open Educational Resources in Teacher Education’. She has published three books 'Knowledge and Curriculum' , ‘A Call for Constructivist Classrooms’ and ‘Empowering Leaders’. She is recognized as an expert for evaluation of e-content by Central Institute of Educational Technology, NCERT. Her contribution to Open Education Resources on wikieducator has won her the Best User Page Expo Award from wikieducator in September 2010. These resources can be accessed from www.wikieducator.org/User:Agnes.

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The Course 'Understanding Learners with Special Needs' is aimed at developing an awareness of learners with dyslexia, dysgraphia and dyscalculia. It delves into the characteristics of these learners and provides an understanding of educational provisons and interventions to be followed. 

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