Communication for Learning (EDPD5005)
UNIT OF STUDY
Communication is an essential factor for learning and good qualify life. Supporting the needs and development of individuals with communication challenges is central to the work of special educators. This unit examines a range of issues regarding human language and communication development with an emphasis on key theories, research and skills in communication assessment and interventions. Strategies that involve use of augmentative and alternative communication will be given specific consideration, along with the implications for individuals with autism and other complex support needs.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies
- Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Special and Inclusive Education)
- Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Special and Inclusive Education)
- Master of Education (Educational Psychology)
- Master of Education (Special and Inclusive Education)
Further unit of study information
in class task (1x10%); communication assessment with recommendations report (40%); critical review of literature (30%); and communication strategy group presentation (20%).
Soto, G. Zangari, C.m & Beukelman, D. (Eds). (2013). Practically speaking, literacy, and academic development for students with AAC needs. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
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