LEARNING DIFFICULTIES AND DISABILITIES

EDU3LDD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Children may experience a range of learning difficulties or learning disabilities that will interfere with learning. In this subject students explore strategies to identify and reduce the impact of learning problems in early childhood contexts.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Bennett

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into EBECE or EBEL or subject coordinator approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects EDU4SNL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsKey concepts in learning disabilities.RecommendedTalbot, P., Astbury, G., & Mason, T.(2010)LONDON: SAGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify educational and social implications for children with diverse learning needs.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and online materials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

02. Describe and identify a variety of ways to accommodate children with diverse and special needs when planning learning activities.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and online materials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

03. Implement and plan individual learning programs that utilise best practice teaching strategies and interventions and maximise learning outcomes for children with special needs, while reflecting non-discriminatory practice.

Activities:
Lectures, tutorials and online materials
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Bennett

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online Quiz (30%) (approx. 1200 words) 30 01, 02, 03
Construct an Individualised Learning Plan (ILP) (approx. 1200 words)30 01
Critically reflective essay (1,600 words minimum)40 01, 02, 03

Online, 2018, Online Study 3/4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Bennett

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 34 - 43
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 34 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online Quiz (30%) (approx. 1200 words) 30 01, 02, 03
Construct an Individualised Learning Plan (ILP) (approx. 1200 words)30 01
Critically reflective essay (1,600 words minimum)40 01, 02, 03