LEARNING DIFFICULTIES AND DISABILITIES

EDU3LDD

2015

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

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

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:
TBE

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

Activities:
TBE

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:
TBE

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Week 35-47, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJennifer Masters

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class
Three 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Part A - Online Quiz (15%) Part B - Case study (15%) Hurdle requirement: 80% participation in online workbook is required to pass this subject.30 01, 02, 03
Construct an Individualised Learning Plan (ILP)30 01
Critically reflective essay (1,800 words minimum)40 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSusan Bennett

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.
"Plus one hour of online learning per week"

Tutorial
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Part A - Online Quiz (15%) Part B - Case study (15%) Hurdle requirement: 80% participation in online workbook is required to pass this subject.30 01, 02, 03
Construct an Individualised Learning Plan (ILP)30 01
Critically reflective essay (1,800 words minimum)40 01, 02, 03