This unit addresses issues relating to the education of children and students with special education needs. They include the impact of the philosophy and principles of inclusive education and current legislation; universal design for learning; evidence-based approaches to curriculum design, teaching and learning practices for students with special education needs; and collaboration in schools. A specific focus is given to supporting students with challenging behaviours in a range of settings.
1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 6 wks, 20-hrs fieldwork placement
Reflective Commentary Quizzes x 2 500wd equivalent (7.5% x 2); Professional Statement 800wd (30%); Group Presentation 650wd equivalent (15%); Fieldwork and Placement Report 2000wd + 20 hours fieldwork (2000wd equivalent) (40%). All assessment tasks need to be submitted in order to pass the unit of study; active participation in tutorial presentation is required.
96 credit points of units