Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject students investigate a range of methods used to individualise learning. The methods include: the needs of learners; diverse ability cohorts; the differentiated curriculum; Universal Design principles; student autonomy, use of technology; benchmarks and accountability; structuring for differentiation; projects; Individualised Learning Plans; and the innovative use of space. Students also choose a module for further application or in-depth study from either: (1) Individualised Learning Plans or (2) Strategic planning for differentiation.


Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

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. Justify a personalized learning approach
02. Compare and contrast models of differentiation.
03. Articulate a personalized learning approach for a specific school/cohort/student.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Week 27-44, Blended


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAnne Southall

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 44
Twelve 5.00 h unscheduled online class per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 44 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 28 - 28
Two 6.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.
"The Intensive will be delivered face -to-face 9-10th July at the city campus"


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Literature reviewN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2
PMI Models of differentiationN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO2
Case StudyN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO3