COMPLEX LEARNING NEEDS

EDU5CLN

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject post graduate students will extend knowledge and understanding of the educational needs of young people with severe or multiple disabilities. Through a range of pedagogical approaches, assessment tools and resources including assistive technologies students will design and evaluate programs which support students with complex learning needs.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesCritical analysis of current literature through online learning modules and readings. Engagement with online discussion forums and synchronised collaborative tasks. Research literature and module activities, synchronous zoom tutorials

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesEDU5CIE

Co-requisitesN/A

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

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. Analyse and critique relevant bodies of theoretical knowledge that informs professional practice in educating students with multiple disabilities.
02. Examine the principles that underpin assessment and apply a range of assessment tools to inform pedagogy and learning for students with moderate to severe learning disability.
03. Apply knowledge and understanding of the methodologies for supporting students with disabilities and impairments through engagement in collaborative, multidisciplinary teams.
04. Design and implement individualised learning programs that include augmentative and assistive technologies to promote the communication and social inclusion of students with severe language impairment.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Design an individual augmentative communication program 2,000 words or equivalent Research resources that will maximise social inclusion for a student with severe communication impairment

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4

Design an individualised learning program for case study 2,000 words or equivalent Drawing from range of assessment tools, professional reports&classroom artefacts, students will engage in collaborative group task to develop an individualised program for student with multiple disabilities

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Critical essay 1,500 words Analyse and justify a range of contentions and barriers to the inclusion of student with complex learning needs

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2