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  • Objectives
    The course is designed to prepare teachers for special education support work in regular schools and to increase the knowledge and skills of regular classroom teachers. It also prepares teachers for work in special classes, special schools and special centres. The content of the program is appropriate for teachers at all levels from preschools through to TAFE. Learning outcomes It is expected that graduates of this course will be able to: * understand the philosophical, socialogical and psychological pespectives of exceptionality; * apply research-based knowledge and skills to design, deliver and evaluate programs that support positive learning outcomes for children and young people with special needs; * collaborate and consult with parents and professionals to enhance learning and social outcomes for children and young people with special needs; * ability to reflect on current research, make informed decision and contribution to professional debate in the field of special education.
  • Entry requirements
    Applicants must have completed one of the following: * three-year Diploma of Teaching; or * Bachelor of Education degree; or * one-year Graduate Diploma in Education or the equivalent. However, the Faculty Board may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for canditature.
  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Special Education
  • Course description
    The Bachelor of Special Education provides appropriate additional specialist training for teachers at all levels of the school system.

    It allows teachers to prepare for work in special schools and special classes, to prepare for work as resource or support teachers in regular schools, or simply to extend their range of skills as regular classroom teachers able to cater for a wide ability range of students, including those with gifts and talents.

    The content of the program is appropriate for teachers at all levels from preschools through to TAFE.

    The Bachelor of Special Education is a graduate-entry program which requires one year of full-time study or three years of part-time study. It can be taken in internal or external mode.

    The course is offered by the Faculty of Education, Humanities, Law and Theology.

    PROGRAM OF STUDY  [November, 2008]

    To qualify for the Bachelor of Special Education, a student must complete 36 units with a grade of P or NGP or better in each topic, according to the program of study below.

    Not all topics are necessarily available in a given year.

    If part-time students are teaching, the practical work required in some topics may be undertaken at their school. Full-time students are required to gain practical experience in particular settings.

    36 units of topics are normally selected from the following:

    EDSP9005
        

    Early Developmental Exceptionality #
        

    6

    EDSP9006
        

    Intellectual Disability *
        

    6

    EDSP9007
        

    Theories of Behaviour Management *
        

    6

    EDSP9008
        

    Management of Physical and Multiple Disabilities *
        

    6

    EDSP9009
        

    Children with Learning Difficulties #
        

    6

    EDSP9010
        

    Studies in Vision Impairment 1 *
        

    6

    EDSP9011
        

    Studies in Vision Impairment 2 *
        

    6

    EDSP9013
        

    Counselling: Theory and Practice *
        

    6

    EDSP9014
        

    Assessment and Evaluation in Special Education *
        

    6

    EDSP9016
        

    Transition from School to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities #
        

    6

    EDSP9021
        

    Autism Spectrum Disorder: Theory and Practice *
        

    6

    EDSP9023
        

    Directed Study in Special Education #
        

    6

    EDSP9024
        

    Special Education: Contemporary Issues *
        

    6

    EDSP9025
        

    Intervention for Problems in Literacy *
        

    6

    EDSP9026
        

    Programming for Students with Special Needs *
        

    6

    EDSP9027
        

    Collaborative Consultation *
        

    6

    EDSP9044
        

    Technology and Disability #
        

    6

    EDSP9045
        

    Studies in Braille: Research and Practice *
        

    3

    EDSP9046
        

    Orientation and Mobility *
        

    3

    EDSP9048
        

    Language: Development and Intervention #
        

    6

    EDSP9053
        

    Theory of Orientation and Mobility #
        

    6

    EDSP9056
        

    Conceptions of Giftedness *
        

    6

    EDSP9060
        

    Numeracy, Mathematics and Learning Difficulties *
        

    6

    EDSP9061
        

    Understanding Behaviour in Educational Contexts #
        

    6

    EDSP9062
        

    Assessment, Planning and Teaching In Behaviour #
        

    6

    EDSP9063
        

    Supporting Behaviour Change #
        

    6

    EDSP9064
        

    Introduction to Sensory Impairment #
        

    6

    * Offered in Internal and External mode.

    # External mode only.

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