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ESS511 Inclusive Studies (8)


This subject provides an opportunity for students to become acquainted with the issues concerning and strategies enabling the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in school, work and community settings.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: ESS511
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

Entry into the Master of Eduction degree programs or as determined by the course coordinator.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be familiar with past and current issues influencing the inclusion of individuals with disabilities;
- introduce strategies and adaptations that can be implemented within school, work and community settings that promote the inclusive environments for individuals with disabilities;
- develop processes which enable the creation of novel solutions to novel circumstances;
- apply problem solving processes to develop appropriate strategies and adaptation for specific settings;
- use action research as a base for reflective practice in planning, implementing and evaluating inclusive practices.


The subject will cover the following topics:
- Access and use literature on inclusive studies to examine social, moral, cultural, legal, educational and political influences on the development of inclusive practices. - Examine the research-based literature to evaluate the efficacy of various strategies and approaches in promoting inclusive practices. - Learning about and applying problem-solving processes that facilitate inclusive practices in collaborative contexts. - Learning about action research and applying its principles to an actual case of inclusion.


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 21 February 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.