Education of Students with Learning Difficulties
|Course code EDUC6085||Units 10||Level 6000||Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education|
Focuses on learning difficulties in the basic academic areas of reading, spelling, mathematics and comprehension. An overview is provided of likely causes of learning difficulties or the effects of these difficulties on reading, spelling or numeracy. Methods of assisting children with learning difficulties are also reviewed.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||- to provide an overview of likely underlying causes of learning difficulties;|
- to discuss methods of identification of underlying causes of learning difficulties;
- to outline the nature of the reading process and identify the likely effects of underlying causes on specific reading skills and strategies;
- to provide information of the nature of specific difficulties in spelling and early level numeracy; and
- to provide an overview of service delivery models for studies with learning difficulties.
Language and learning to read;
Models of reading;
Adolescents with reading difficulties;
Spelling and writing difficulties;
Early numeracy difficulties; and
Literacy instruction and significant disabilities.
|Modes of Delivery||External Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning|
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6085|