With a focus on inclusion and promoting positive behaviour and learning, this specialisation is ideal for building an understanding of the learning and programming needs of children and young people with disabilities enrolled in early childhood settings, mainstream and specialist schools.
Intended learning outcomes
The Master of Learning Intervention learning outcomes are for students to:
- Deepen their knowledge and extend their understanding in recent developments in educational thought, particularly as it applies to contemporary intervention practice for students with disabilities, learning difficulties, and hearing loss;
- Acquire a substantial understanding of relevant theory and practice in areas applicable to educational interventions and to the chosen specialisation;
- Display the ability to make carefully reasoned and appropriately documented decisions relevant to this domain, using appropriate research principles and methods;
- Demonstrate, during professional practice or scholarship, the skill repertoire necessary to implement effective intervention in the selected speciality; this includes diagnosis of learning profiles, the planning and implementation of empirically validated pedagogy and the provision of learning contexts that optimize inclusive educational opportunities;
- Display an understanding of contemporary research in the selected speciality areas and to develop from this an integrated understanding of intervention practice;
- Demonstrate communication and technical research skills to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences;
- Plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship; and
- Establish a sound basis for doctoral studies through the study of research principles and methods applicable to the field of educating students with a disability, learning difficulty, or hearing loss.
Last updated: 12 November 2022