The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020
Course code

EDUC6082

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course examines collaboration, consultation, negotiation, and interdisciplinary teams related to children and young people with disabilities, their families and allied health practitioners. The course examines policy development and application; curriculum and personalised learning; and the ability of the workforce to meet the needs of children and young people with disabilities in education settings. The course also reviews related professional ethics requirements and challenges. The course includes an in-depth discussion of legislation prohibiting discrimination in education settings. The course highlights the Commonwealth’s endeavour to collect data on children and young people with disabilities.


Availability2020 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2020

Online

  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

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

1. Describe effective collaboration and consultation in education settings;

2. Apply negotiation and conflict resolution theory and practice in education settings;

3. Describe and engage with interdisciplinary teams;

4. Explain policy development and implementation in education settings;

5. Express an understanding of the Disability Discrimination Act (1992);

6. Express an understanding of the Disability Standards for Education (2005);

7. Describe the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data purpose and implementation;

8. Assess inclusive education workforce capability; and

9. Evaluate professional ethics.


Content

COLLABORATION, CONSULTATION AND NEGOTIATION IN EDUCATION SETTINGS

  1. Collaboration and consultation;
  2. Negotiation and conflict resolution;
  3. Interdisciplinary teams.

EDUCATION POLICY AND LAW

  1. Policy development and application;
  2. Curriculum and personalised learning policy and implementation;
  3. Disability Discrimination Act (1992) history, implementation, and application;
  4. Disability Standards for Education (2005) history, implementation, and application;
  5. Inclusive education workforce capability; and
  6. Professional ethics.

Assumed knowledge

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


Assessment items

Essay: Collaboration and Conflict Resolution - 30%

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Policy and Legislation Analysis - 50%

Quiz: Quiz - 20%


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

Online

Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term