Available in 2017
Course code

EDUC6086

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

Examines theory and research on the continuum of behaviour problems from minor disturbing behaviours to emotional disturbance. The content will cover the range of settings in which behaviour problems can occur including the regular classroom and specialist settings. Specific behaviour disorders will be examined with emphasis on the relation between research and practice.


Availability2017 Course Timetables

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  • Semester 1 - 2017

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2017

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. To understand the key issues in assessment and diagnoses of behaviour problems as well as social and school factors related to behaviour problems

2. To be aware of specific behaviour problems

3. To understand the variety of educational services designed to address behavioural needs


Content

  1. What is a behavioural problem?
  2. Assessment and diagnosis
  3. Home, school and society factors
  4. Specific behaviour problems
  5. Educational services from specialist settings to the regular classroom

Assumed knowledge

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


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1

Written Assignment: Assignment 2

Written Assignment: Assignment 3


Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

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Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term