INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL NEEDS

EDU1ISN

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is an introduction to the philosophy, concepts and contentions impacting on school age students with disabilities and impairments. Pre-service teachers will be introduced to the legislative and ethical requirements as well as major issues informing the provision of education for students with disability and impairment.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesDeep dives into the reading and lecture material through collaborative discussion and experiential learning. Readings and discussions in online modules and tutorials. Interactive online materials. Tutorial discussions and experiential learning.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsEDU2TIE

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Identify the major issues and contentions involved in catering for students with disability and impairment (1.3, 1.5, 1.6 )
02. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the legislative and ethical requirements that support participation and learning for students with disability and impairment
03. Analyse the historical context and contemporary issues in inclusive education for students with disability and impairment

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 8.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Review of the Literature (approx 1500-2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

Problem Solving Scenario (approx 2000 words) Assessment divided into two: Part A: group task; research and discuss contention Part B: individual task; critical reflection

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

Content Quiz (equivalent to 500 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO2

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
Six 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 8.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Review of the Literature (approx 1500-2000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

Problem Solving Scenario (approx 2000 words) Assessment divided into two: Part A: group task; research and discuss contention Part B: individual task; critical reflection

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3

Content Quiz (equivalent to 500 words)

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo20 SILO2