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ED3442 - Inclusive Education: Differentiated Learning for Students with Special Needs and Abilities

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Core subject for all teacher education students. LIMITED offering available only to RATEP students.

Preservice teachers will examine the definition of Inclusive Education with a focus on differentiating pedagogy to meet learner requirements. Pre-service teachers will be taught about the diverse learners they may encounter in their specialist areas. Pre-service teachers will be given guidance to help make accommodations and modifications to the curriculum and the learning environment in order to meet the learning requirements of children/students with special needs. In addition, pre-service teachers will be introduced to national and international policies and legislation guiding the inclusion of children/students with special needs into mainstream classrooms.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically analyse issues related to the education of students with special needs: inclusion, integration, legislation, policies, appropriate education (both age and level appropriate), quality of life;
  • demonstrate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at an Assured level and, for B.Ed (ECE) students, relevant ACECQA standards;
  • demonstrate a working knowledge of support processes for students with specific learning needs including the Educational Adjustment Program (EAP), Individual Education Plans (IEPs), Individual Student Plans (ISP) and Negotiated Education Plans (NEPs);
  • recognise the indicators of a range of differentiated special educational needs and understand the impact on learning to identify and design appropriate educational strategies and assessment.
Prerequisites: ED2488 or (ED2491 and ED2093) or (ED2491 and ED2193) or (ED2491 and ED2492) or (ED2492 and ED2493) ADM to course code 38110.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Satine Winter
Lecturer: Dr Marcia Thorne.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assessment 1: a)online quiz (10%); assessment 1: b)online quiz (10%); assessment 2: assignment: case study (40%); centrally-administered final exam (40%).

Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Face to face teaching (Online tutorial attendance at RATEP to be advised)
Coord/Lect: Dr Satine Winter.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours - Collaborate Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assessment 1: a)online quiz (10%); assessment 1: b)online quiz (10%); assessment 2: assignment: case study (40%); centrally-administered final exam (40%).

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Satine Winter.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: assessment 1: a)online quiz (10%); assessment 1: b)online quiz (10%); assessment 2: assignment: case study (40%); centrally-administered final exam (40%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Satine Winter.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours workshops/Seminars
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assessment 1: a)online quiz (10%); assessment 1: b)online quiz (10%); assessment 2: assignment: case study (40%); centrally-administered final exam (40%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Satine Winter
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 5 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assignments (45%); assignment - short assignment and response to reading (10%); centrally-administered final exam (45%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Ms Siti Amasha, Dr Satine Winter
Lecturer: Miss Celina Lin.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
  • 5 days professional Experience
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: assignments (45%); assignment - short assignment and response to reading (10%); centrally-administered final exam (45%).

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