Planning for Teaching in Special Education

Description

Students will develop a knowledge and understanding of research based instructional design principles, and planning and instructional approaches relevant to teaching students with special education needs. The specific objectives of the subject are that students will demonstrate: a knowledge of programming models; the ability to develop instructional approaches to meet specific learning needs; and the ability to develop programs at individual, group and class levels. The subject forms part of a cohort of subjects that students seeking an additional accreditation as a special education teacher are required to complete within their double degree program.

Availability

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Knowledge of programming models

2. Ability to develop instructional approaches to meet specific learning needs

3. Ability to develop programs at individual, group and class levels.

Content

  • Programming models
  • Types of curricula
  • Planning and instruction
  • Instructional approaches to meet specific needs including:
  • Instructional approaches for students with high support needs
  • Multi-focus programming issues
  • Curriculum and teaching adaptation

Assessment Items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Scenario/PBL Exercises

Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments

Contact Hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term