Title

USC Upstate: A Journey Toward Improving a Learning Disability Teacher Preparation Program to Meet the Diverse Needs of Today’s Classrooms

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2012

Originally Published In

Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning

Volume Number

2

Issue Number

3

Page Numbers

131-144

Abstract

Areas of our country are headed toward significant social and political unrest if education ignores the demographic trends reshaping our schools. This article describes how one teacher training program in South Carolina examined its cultural context, accreditation standards, and course offerings to restructure its curriculum to address cultural and linguistic diversity.