TOPICS IN INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

EDU2TIE

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students explore concepts of inclusion and analyse various issues, relating to the inclusion of students with special needs into mainstream settings in Victoria. In particular, students examine inclusive processes and strategies required to establish positive relationships with students, parents, colleagues, professionals and support staff involved in inclusive school settings. Students participate in collaborative and co-operative learning activities that relate to some complex educational contexts arising from issues relating to inclusion. This involves some group presentations incorporating basic Counselling skills and collaborative practice.

SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDona Martin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

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PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Readings Interactions: Collaboration skills for school professionalsRecommendedMarilyn Friend and Lyn Cook Pearson

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Identify appropriate and relevant educational information about inclusive practices from a range of resources.

Activities:
Workshops and online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Develop effective communication and collaboration skills, through literature research, survey research and role play relating to issues of inclusion.

Activities:
Workshops and online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Identify roles and relationships that occur in inclusive educational contexts.

Activities:
Workshops and online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Compare and contrast different skills and practices needed in collaborating with others to identify appropriate learning priorities for individual students with specific learning needs.

Activities:
Workshops and online modules
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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