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Responding to Diverse Needs in Schools - EDSE5013

Year - 2019

This unit aims to advance students' understanding and knowledge of responding to student diversity in secondary classrooms. This unit will extend students' knowledge of relevant legislation and policy with emphasis on policy related to disability, learning needs, welfare and behaviour support. It will also provide opportunities for in-depth engagement with areas of diversity including those of disability, learning needs, behaviour support, mental health and gifted and talented education. The unit aims to develop students' understanding of whole-school and classroom approaches to meeting diverse needs in the classroom, with models and examples specific to secondary schools. In addition the unit aims to provide multiple opportunities for students to engage with the curriculum and implement the principles of universal design and differentiation, including specific opportunities to work in their curriculum areas and during internship.

1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 7 wks, 1x3-hr workshop/wk for 7 wks, 1x2-hr tutorial/wk for 7 wks, school visits, online activities

4000wd project with presentation (35%) and 2500wd situation analysis (20%) and 3000wd lesson planning (30%) and 2500wd online submissions (15%)


210 credit points including EDUF3031


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 12.0
EFTSL: 0.25
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Ilektra Spandagou
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