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EPT438 Inclusive Education Practicum (8)

Abstract

This professional experience allows students to demonstrate skills, knowledge and attitude development in the inclusive education subjects covered in this specialisation. Supervision will provide affirmation of strength as well as opportunities for improvement in the students teaching contexts. The duration of the professional experience is 20 days or equivalent for distance education students, alongside an academic component.
 

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Session 2
OnlineBathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EPT438
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Teacher Education

Enrolment restrictions

Graduate Diploma of Inclusive Education or as determined by the course coordinator.
Prerequisite(s)Incompatible subject(s)
ESS422EPT414 EPT505 ESS409

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse and critically reflect upon the role of effective individualised assessment, teaching and evaluation in inclusive education;
  • be able to reflect upon and evaluate how to meet the needs of diverse learners in inclusive education;
  • be able to generate strategies to create a positive learning environment in educational settings in inclusive education;
  • be able to analyse and critically reflect upon professionalism in inclusive education;
  • be able to transform and integrate knowledge gained during coursework, readings and professional experience to complete a portfolio entry for the goal of effective individualised assessment, teaching and evaluation;
  • be able to apply the technical knowledge gained during coursework, readings and professional experience to complete a portfolio entry for the goal of meeting the needs of diverse learners;
  • be able to critically evaluate knowledge gained during coursework, readings and professional experience to complete a portfolio entry for the goal of creating a positive learning environment in educational settings;
  • be able to transform and evaluate knowledge gained during coursework, readings and professional experience to complete a portfolio entry for the goal of professionalism; and
  • be able to apply knowledge and skills developed during their course and the practicum to demonstrate well-developed judgment, adaptability and responsibility as an inclusive educator and consider the many and varied facets of the role.

Syllabus

The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Reflective processes involved in various settings.
  • Professional issues and concepts.
  • Assessment both formal and instructional.
  • Programming and instruction.
  • Management of challenging behaviour.
  • Collaboration with other stakeholders.

Work Place Learning

This subject contains a Compulsory Workplace Learning component of 20 days duration. Placement of students in inclusive education settings.

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 18 October 2017. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.