SPECIAL NEEDS SECONDARY 2

EDU4SN2

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to extend knowledge and skill in working collaboratively with families, health services and other agencies in the development and implementation of programs for students with additional needs.

In this subject pre-service teachers will deepen insights into theoretical concepts, pedagogical principles and processes in relation to state and national curriculum structures. Requirements for supporting students with additional needs and the development of consulting, negotiating and facilitating skills will be addressed.



SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJacolyn Weller

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU3MHW

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Review and analyse a broad range of strategies for involving parents/carers and professionals in the educative process.

Activities:
Critical analysis and deep dives into the reading and lecture material through collaborative discussion and experiential learning
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Examine the role of external professionals and community representatives in broadening teacher's professional knowledge and practice.

Activities:
Online module readings and lecture material.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Apply knowledge and understanding to the methodologies that support student with disabilities and impairments through collaborative partnerships involving schools, families and learning communities.

Activities:
Role plays and collaborative discussions Readings and lecture material
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Examine personal and professional communication skills required for engaging with people from diverse backgrounds and experiences.

Activities:
Role plays, collaborative discussions, online interactive activities and readings, lecture material and tutorial discussions
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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