Inclusion and Child/Family Interventions

Subject EDUC90348 (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:

June, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours 120 hours of non-contact commitment
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: 100 per cent attendance is mandatory in this subject.


Mrs Margaret Brown


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview: This subject addresses current theories and principles underpinning early childhood intervention, special education and inclusion; evolution and principles in the inclusion of children and students with a disability; family-centred practice; child-centred practice; models of educational practice and intervention; local legislation; controversial practice, role of key stakeholders during program planning and family support plans
Objectives: On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • Address the theories and principles of family-centred practice, child-centred practice and inclusion;
  • Discuss the issues related to child/family interventions;
  • Investigate models of instruction and approach and their application to children and students with a disability;
  • Discuss the issue of controversial practices.
Assessment: Assignments equivalent to 4,000 words (100 per cent)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  • Evaluate and apply new knowledge
  • Apply analytical and critical thinking skills in relation to theories and practices influencing special education, inclusion and early intervention
  • Improve their capacity and skills to review research
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity, understanding and problem solving when implementing policy
  • Articulate local and international policies about special education, inclusion and early intervention
  • Demonstrate an understanding of transdisciplinary practices in special education and early intervention
Links to further information:
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Language Intervention and Hearing Impairment)
Master of Education (Special Education, Inclusion & Early Intervention)
Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Sp Ed, Inc & Erly Intv)

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