Educ.3B Children With Special Needs

Subject EDUC30006 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

Semester 1, 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

Parkville, on-campus.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A total of 36 hours
Total Time Commitment: Not available

476-200 Education 2A: Educ. Theories & Practices

Corequisites: 460-300 School Experience 3 and 476-320 Education 3A Curriculum & Teaching
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.


Mrs Michelle Hutchison


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview:

This subject is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of the current philosophies, structure, levels of support and the methodology required to educate students with special needs in the regular classroom. An overview will be provided of the learning needs of gifted children and children with hearing impairment, language impairment, visual impairment, intellectual disability, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and socioemotional disabilities. Particular emphasis will be placed on the strategies used to evaluate and, where necessary, to modify instructional methods and curricula for these students. The design and implementation of individual learning and behaviour management programs will be examined.

Objectives: Information not available

Essays, assignments or multiple choice test equivalent to 4000 words.

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

  • Educating Children with Diverse Abilities, (2nd edn) (A Ashman & J Elkins (eds)), Pearson Education Australia, 2005
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Information Not Available

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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