Special Education (A) Special Course (EDUP4009)


Meeting the education needs of students with disabilities, sensory and physical disabilities, and emotional and behaviour disorders is a requirement of the Disability Standards for Education (2005). This unit of study provides an in depth examination of legislation and policy, and the education practice that is required to assist teachers meet the requirements of this policy and legislation. Further, it will offer students an opportunity to refine their professional reading skills, and make direct links to classroom practice. Focus will be given to the cycle of teaching and learning and planning to meet individual needs of students.

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Further unit of study information


1x2-hr seminar/wk for 10 wks


1500wd literature review (35%) and 1500wd discussion paper (35%) and 750wd summative overview and response postings (20%) and in-class participation (10%).

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


138 credit points

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.