Seminar in Sensory Disability A

Course code EDUC6076
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables


This is an advanced course with flexible goals and assessments. Consent of the Course Coordinator is required prior to enrolling. As a prerequisite, students should have completed at least two postgraduate courses in special education (sensory disability), or have previously completed a postgraduate award. The course is intended for students interested in studying a specialised topic with the close direction of a Renwick Centre faculty member.


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  • Semester 1 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Issues, research literature and/or practical initiatives in a specific area of education for students with sensory disability;

2. Skill in undertaking and reporting reviews of the literature and in applying research results to educational practice with students with sensory disability; and

3. Critical thinking.


Course content includes:

  1. specialised topics;
  2. examination of professional literature;
  3. identification and differential application of contemporary theory on specified topic with relevance to policy and/or practice.


Consent of the Course Coordinator is required prior to enrolling.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Essay / Written Assignment

Written Assignment: Research Paper

Contact Hours

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Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 10 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks