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EDUF2022: Special and Inclusive Education

2024 unit information

This unit of study addresses issues related to the provision of educational opportunities for persons with disability. These issues will be examined and interrogated through the philosophy and principles of inclusive education, current legislation, and international commitments. The development and design of evidenced-based and inclusive educational practices that support all learners will be explored across environments. The role of collaboration between key actors (e.g., educators, specialist educators, parents/carers, families community agencies) will be explored and critiqued.

Unit details and rules

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Code EDUF2022
Academic unit Education
Credit points 6
12 credit points at 1000 level in Education Studies
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Critically engage with the philosophies and theories of special and inclusive education.
  • LO2. Apply knowledge of disability issues, legislation and government policies through professional judgment based on problem-based learning.
  • LO3. Apply the principles of universal design for learning to educational programs to meet the learning and personal needs of all learners.
  • LO4. Critically analyse assessment processes to be inclusive of all learners.
  • LO5. Demonstrate knowledge of reasonable adjustments and differentiation to support learners with disability to access, participate and achieve within a universally designed environment.
  • LO6. Critically analyse pedagogies and use of resources to support all learners to achieve educational and personal goals.
  • LO7. Critique a range of collaboration strategies that are inclusive of all parties.
  • LO8. Demonstrate knowledge of proactive approaches that build positive learning and social behaviours.
  • LO9. Identify transitions within and across different environments and critically analyse approaches to support successful transition.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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