Communication Intervention

Course code EDUC6083Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, research and implementation protocols which support the design and evaluation of communication interventions for individuals with moderate or severe disability.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThe course aims to:
- stimulate critical analysis of and discussion about aspects of theory, research and practical communication support for people with disabilities,
- provide a framework for you to use the evidence base in communication intervention to support a person you work or interact with.
Content- Key concepts and definitions in communication intervention
- Programming
- Teaching strategies
- Evaluation processes
- Communication and challenging behaviour
- Perspectives on theory, research and practice: future directions
Replacing Course(s)Nil
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeTwo years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Apply best practice protocols to communication needs of an individual with complex needs. Case application 1 50% Case application 2 50%
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 26 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6083