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Unit of study_

Collaboration and Consultation - EDPD6015

Year - 2018

Special educators play an integral role in collaborative approaches to address the needs of students. Effective collaboration and consultation requires special educators to facilitate the effective involvement of students, families, regular educators, therapists, medical practitioners, and community agency professionals to provide the most appropriate supports and programs for children and adults with disabilities in a wide range of school and community settings. To undertake this role, the special educator needs to understand a range of collaboration and consultation models, knowledge and skills in understanding parent and student needs, and effective interpersonal communication skills, including conflict resolution skills.

Classes
1x2hr seminar/week

Assessment
2x in-class tasks (25%); 1x group presentation (25%); 1x collaborative team meeting (50%).

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Michelle Bonati
HECS Band: 1
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