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Reaching At-Risk Students and Underachievers

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits, 5 Quarter Credits, or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description
Participants in this course will learn how to build academic success for at-risk students by developing student resilience, designing active learning experiences, motivating underachievers, and fostering social emotional skills. Participants will explore strategies for reaching students of poverty and students with ADHD, and learn how to work effectively with at-risk students and their parents.

Global Goals of the Course
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to: 
1. Develop resilience skills that build academic success in at-risk students.
2. Integrate active learning experiences that engage at-risk students.
3. Design activities that develop social emotional skills and motivate underachievers.
4. Develop an action plan for reaching students in poverty.
5. Develop an action plan for reaching difficult students and parents.

Self-Paced courses are delivered within our online classroom and available 24/7. You can begin your study program at any time.

Ongoing Enrollment
Online structured courses are delivered within our online classroom and available within a specific scheduled time window with your instructor.

03/25/19 - 04/23/19 Online
Mar 25 - Apr 23, 2019
Site based courses are delivered on site in certain locations during a specific date range with a live instructor.