Communication Interventions

Course code EDUC6083
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Stimulate critical analysis of and discussion about aspects of theory, research and practical communication support for people with disabilities

2. 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

Assumed Knowledge

Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assessment and Programming

Written Assignment: Instruction and Evaluation

Contact Hours

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 26 hour(s) per Term

Equivalent 2hrs per week face to face.