This subject will examine the development of curriculum for students who have complex disabilities and a high level of support need. The focus is on the overall process of curriculum development from functional curriculum based assessments to the decisions of what, how and when to teach. Development of specific Individual Educational Programmes will be emphasised across learning domains.
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- Standardised assessment tools as a starting place for programming;
- Adaptive Behaviour domains;
- use of curriculum based assessment across Adaptive Behaviour domains;
- use of task analysis as a means of assessment; programming and ongoing monitoring;
- IEP program planning in the areas of daily living, functional academics, leisure and recreation skills;
- curriculum decisions integrated across all curriculum areas such as behaviour management , social
skills, physical management, and communication in receptive and expressive modes;
- the use of AAC for students functioning without speech;
- information and communication technologies (ICT) used across curriculum domains ;
- matching teaching pedagogy and strategy to types of skills prioritised:
- use of various prompting sequences
- use of appropriate reinforcement schedules based on stage of learning
- planning for generalisation of skills and implementing curriculum within integrated
- community-based environments;
- collaborative consultation and problem solving
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of ESS512 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.