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EDUF3031 - Positive Approaches to Special Education
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 6 credit points
HECS Band seven
Domestic Fee: $3,900
International Fee: $4,410
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1, 2
Prerequisites: 96 credit points
Teacher/Coordinator: Assoc Prof David Evans (semester 1), Dr Richard Boon (semester 2)

Classes: 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x2-hr workshop/wk for 6 wks, 20-hrs fieldwork placement

Assessment: 4000wd fieldwork report (40%) and 650wd tutorial presentation (15%) and 800wd professional statement (30%) and 3x150wd reflective commentaries (3x5%). All assessment tasks need to be submitted in order to pass the unit of study.

This unit addresses issues relating to the education of students with special education needs. They include the impact of the philosophy and principles of inclusive education and current legislation, evidence based approaches to curriculum, teaching and learning practices for students with special education needs. A specific focus is given to supporting students with challenging behaviours in a range of settings.
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