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This subject explores strategies for promoting positive learning for students, particularly those with disability, enrolled in early intervention and school settings. Structured online learning experiences, along with face-to-face sessions, focus on research-validated approaches for effective teaching and learning. Whole school curriculum approaches will be examined, alongside targeted interventions for students requiring intensive support for their learning.
Engagement in all face-to-face lectures is required.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Critically analyse the concepts of ‘curriculum’, ‘adjustments’, and ‘Universal Design of Learning’
- Review and contrast major theoretical perspectives on curriculum approaches for students with disabilities
- Examine approaches and techniques for promoting positive learning
- Reflect critically on implications for promoting positive learning in professional practice
At the completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Generate questions based on experience, expertise and literature;
- Synthesise, analyse and apply information to fill self-identified gaps and extend knowledge;
- Use the language of the discipline to extend knowledge and understanding from diverse perspectives for a range of audiences.
Last updated: 2 December 2019