Communication for Learning (EDPD5005)
UNIT OF STUDY
Communication is key to learning and functioning as humans. This unit examines the range of evidence and issues in this critical aspect of human learning, with a particular focus on the factors influencing a range of communicative actions and intent. Key theories, research and skills in communication assessment and interventions are introduced and critically evaluated. Interventions including those using alternate communication strategies will be reviewed and critically evaluated in light evidence-based practice. The implications for individuals with autism and complex education needs are given specific consideration.
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1x poster presentation (20%); 1x critical review of literature (40%); 1x design project (40%)
Johnston, S., Reichle, J., Feeley, K., & Jones, E. (2012). AAC strategies for individuals with moderate and severe disabilities. Baltimore, MD: Brookes.
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