Addressing Special Needs in Adult Learning Context

Course code EDUC4703Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Introduces issues and practices relating to students with disabilities in adult learning contexts.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. Identify and discuss issues, attitudes and concepts relevant to the education of students with disabilities in adult learning settings.

2. Utilise a range of practices designed to maximise the effectiveness of teaching and learning experiences which include students with special needs in adult learning settings.
ContentThe context of integration and inclusion
Values underpinning equity in an educational setting
Legislative requirements
Attitudes and language
Implications of specific disabilities
Communicating with students with disabilities
Practical classroom issues
Individual differences
Facilitating reasonable adjustments across all areas of adult education and
Developing resources for inclusive practice
Replacing Course(s)Nil
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : Paper Based
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Resource portfolio - 50%
Case Scenario/PBL exercisesProblem-based reasonalbe adjustment task - 50%
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term