Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students are provided with an overview of inclusive education including a critical analysis of issues related to equity, access, participation and life transitions. Students choose a module for further application or in-depth study from either: (1) Relationships and Reporting or (2) Students with challenging behaviours and difference.


Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesStudents will engage with online modules, discussion, readings and written responses

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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. To examine the ethical considerations that underpin Inclusive Education.
02. To compare and critically evaluate the differences between medical and socio-cultural models of disability.
03. To describe and explain the implications of historical perspectives on disability.
04. To view the educational needs of students with disabilities from a strengths base and from a lifelong perspective.
05. To critically evaluate journal articles and www resources and to write in academic style.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 5.00 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 11 - 11
Two 7.00 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 11 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay (Approx. 2,000 words)

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO3, SILO5

Discussion forums to 3 learning activities (5,000 words or equiv.)

N/AOtherIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO5

Elective module either Relationships & Reporting OR Students with challenging behaviours/difference

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5