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ED2442 - Inclusive Education for Special Needs (Secondary)

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Core subject for all Bachelor of Education (Secondary) students.

Through the study of this subject you will be examining a range of special needs that you might encounter in students who attend your classes. You will be given guidance to help to make accommodations and modification to the curriculum and the learning environment in order to meet the learning requirements of students with special needs. In addition, you will be introduced to national and international policies guiding the inclusion of 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;
  • 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;
  • have 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 different special educational needs, be able to identify appropriate educational assessment, understand the impact on learning and design appropriate educational strategies;
  • demonstrate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at an assured level.
Prerequisites: ED1401
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
ED4890 and ED4891 and ED5858

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Dr Satine Winter
Lecturer: Dr Marcia Thorne.
Contact hours:
  • 20 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
    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.
    Contact hours:
    • 20 hours lectures
    • 20 hours workshops/Seminars
      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.