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Why DI?: An Introduction to Differentiated Instruction

The College of Extended and Global Education is proud to partner with Virtual Education Software (VESi), a leading provider of accredited online courses for educators. These online professional development courses are written by top educators and provide relevant and interactive instruction on a wide variety of subjects.

Online courses work with your schedule, allowing you to participate when it’s most convenient for you. Each course instructor is available for professional questions by e-mail or a toll-free phone number. Courses are offered for either 3 or 4.5 semester units of continuing education-level credit. Most students can complete 3-unit courses in about 30 hours and 4.5-unit courses in about 45 hours. You may register for these courses at any time during the semester however you have 16 weeks to finish the course from the time of enrollment.

VESi courses are now tablet-compatible, making it easy for you to log-in to your course at anytime and anywhere!

Course Description

Units: 4.5 
Price: $595

EDUC 3505. This course examines what is meant by Differentiated Instruction (DI) and the common myths associated with creating the differentiated classroom. It examines the legal, theoretical and pedagogical foundations in the field of education that support the utilization of differentiated instructional practices and principles. Participants reflect on best practices and national trends in the design of the educational setting to meet the needs of a diverse learning population. They will also discover connections to a variety of concepts, variables and resources that will help align their own professional practices with those found in the differentiated classroom.


* Fees are subject to change