Available in 2018
Course code

EDUC6056

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course will provide students with the knowledge to translate assessments to formal reports, Individual Education Plans, and lesson plans. Developmental and remedial approaches to intervention will be highlighted. Key teaching behaviours will be defined from a theoretical and practical basis. Students will apply pedagogical knowledge and skill to teaching children and students who are deaf or hard of hearing.


Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2018

Learning outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of strategies for differentiating teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities;

2. Demonstrate advanced knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area;

3. Organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequence;

4. Use curriculum, assessment and reporting knowledge to design learning sequences and lesson plans;

5. Demonstrate understanding of applied literacy teaching strategies and their application in teaching areas;

6. Set learning goals that provide achievable challenges for students of varying abilities and characteristics;

7. Plan lesson sequences using knowledge of student learning, content and effective teaching strategies;

8. Demonstrate an advanced capacity to interpret student assessment data to evaluate student learning and modify teaching practice.


Content

Topics will include:

1. Language and literacy assessment review;

2. Differentiation of habilitation / development and (re)habilitation / remediation;

3. Report writing;

4. Individual Education Plans / Individual Learning Plans;

5. Establishing short and long term goals;

6. Lesson planning;

7. Principles of teaching that facilitate language and literacy remediation/development;

8. Teaching behaviours that facilitate language and literacy development.


Assumed knowledge

EDUC6052; EDUC6053; EDUC6054; and EDUC6055


Assessment items

Portfolio: Teaching ePortfiolio Placement 1

Portfolio: Teaching ePortfiolio Placement 2

Report: Professional Experience Report *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.


Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Report: Pass Requirement - Students must pass this assessment item to pass the course.

Pre-Placement Requirements:

  • Child Protection Awareness Training - Students must complete approved child protection awareness training.
  • Child Protection Awareness Training - Students must complete approved child protection awareness training.
  • Prohibited Employment Declaration - Declaration that student is not a prohibited person in terms of the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998.
  • Prohibited Employment Declaration - Declaration that student is not a prohibited person in terms of the Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998.
  • Working with Children - A national criminal history check and review of findings of misconduct involving children, required for any child-related work.
  • Working with Children - A national criminal history check and review of findings of misconduct involving children, required for any child-related work.
  • Anaphylaxis Training - Students must complete approved anaphylaxis training.
  • Anaphylaxis Training - Students must complete approved anaphylaxis training.

Contact hours

WebLearn GradSchool

Practical

Face to Face Off Campus 20 day(s) per Term Full Term

All non-teaching students complete 20 days of practical experience.

Practicum

Face to Face Off Campus 20 day(s) per Term Full Term

Qualified teachers in the MSpec&IncEd (Deaf Studies Deaf Education specialisation) are required to complete 20 days of practicum.

Self-Directed Learning

Self-Directed 20 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks