RESPONSIVE SCHOOLS AND PEDAGOGY

EDU5RSP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students focus on the areas of learning differences and learning disabilities. Issues such as poverty, homelessness and substance abuse are investigated, particularly as they relate to school responsiveness and pedagogy. Students also choose a module for further application or in-depth study from either: (1) Schools, Wellbeing and Responsiveness or (2) Learning pathways for students with learning disabilities.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMary Keeffe

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects EDU5SWR or EDU5LDP

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsSpecified Journal ArticlesPrescribedTBAVARIOUS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse the influence that various social challenges, such as poverty, substance abuse and trauma, may have on learning.

Activities:
Research and review current literature in the field of critical reflection, Case studies

02. Explain and justify whole school approaches to mental health and wellbeing.

Activities:
Research and review current literature in the field of critical reflection, Case studies

03. Evaluate school policies, resources and processes to address the wellbeing needs of the students to inform and propose future actions to improve school responsiveness.

Activities:
Access and analyse well-being frameworks, Case studies, Problem solving scenarios.

04. Identify student strengths, interests and abilities and propose strategies to improve learning for students with learning disabilities.

Activities:
Research and review current literature in the field of critical reflection, Case studies

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