Seminar in Sensory Disability B

Course code EDUC6077
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

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.

Content

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.

Requisites

Consent of the Course Coordinator is required prior to enrolling.

Assumed Knowledge

The subjects are designed as advanced coursework units at the 600 level for those students whose programs permit the option of elective studies. Students intending to enrol should have completed at least two introductory postgraduate coursework subjects in special education or have previously completed a postgraduate award in special education at this or another university.

Assessment Items

Literature Review: Ideology and literature review

Essay: Essay

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

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