Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Year and Campus:||2016 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||25 credit points taken over 12 months part time.|
Dr Lisa McKay-Brown
Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Currently enrolled students:
This course meets the professional learning needs of participants working with students with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASCs). The course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to understand the needs of students with an ASC; assess and enhance social and communicative skills; tailor research-validated educational interventions that enhance student learning; define and reframe ‘challenging behaviour’; and promote positive behaviour in students with ASCs.
The course would provide participants with the skills and knowledge to:
The course may provide participants with practical opportunities to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Students complete two 12.5 pt subjects for award of this Professional Certificate. The subjects may be taken in either order.
|Subject Options:|| |
Study Period Commencement:
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:
3. The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university's English language requirements for graduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of teh standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 7 is required.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Professional Certificate in Education (Autism Spectrum Conditions) welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and degree policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the degree.
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Overview, Objectives and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this course are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/ .
This program of study is suitable as a 25 credit point Professional Certificate, allowing graduates progression to Masters level study within the field of Learning Interventions.
The Professional Certificate in Education (Autism Spectrum Conditions) should enable graduates to:
Students should be able to demonstrate:
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