ED520.306 Developmental Learning and Pedagogies

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit covers the conditions and needs associated with diagnosed and undiagnosed additional needs (sensory impaired, behavioural/emotional, physical, or developmental) that students may present in class for example: vision and hearing impairments, autism, dyslexia, processing disorders, Attention Deficit Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, oppositional defiance disorder, anxiety, and cystic fibrosis.

The unit will analyse and examine contemporary social, educational and regulatory contexts within which children with additional needs are considered. The unit covers legislative requirements and strategies for supporting students’ participation and learning in order to achieve inclusive environments and teaching and learning experiences, including the development of Individual Learning Plans. The unit covers the role of external professionals and strategies for working with them as well as working with parents/carers.

Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2024 and Semester 1, 2025 (Every Year, Semester 1)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.