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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

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
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, Study Period 51, Internal
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%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Satine Winter, Dr Louise Phillips
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%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
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, Study Period 1, Limited
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%).

Study Period 1, External
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%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.