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Unit of Study EDU10712 - Supporting Learners with Diverse Abilities (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 analyse the range of students with learning and support needs, reflect on the likely impact on learning of a disability or other additional learning need, and demonstrate how to meet these specific learning needs through inclusive education practices
2 demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support inclusive student participation and engagement in classroom and school activities.
3 demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching strategies including differentiation and providing reasonable adjustments to meet the specific learning needs of students with a disability or other learning and support needs
4 demonstrate skills in working collaboratively with other professionals, including specialist and advisory teachers, external professionals and community representatives; also in consulting and collaborating with parents/ carers.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse the range of students with learning and support needs, reflect on the likely impact on learning of a disability or other additional learning need, and demonstrate how to meet these specific learning needs through inclusive education practices
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support inclusive student participation and engagement in classroom and school activities.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of teaching strategies including differentiation and providing reasonable adjustments to meet the specific learning needs of students with a disability or other learning and support needs
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  4. demonstrate skills in working collaboratively with other professionals, including specialist and advisory teachers, external professionals and community representatives; also in consulting and collaborating with parents/ carers.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

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