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Unit of Study EDU20003 - Developing Quality Teaching for Students with Additional Support Needs (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 Demonstrate their understanding of the Australian Curriculum and state curriculum policies when designing teaching programs for students with additional learning and support needs.
2 Identify the different purpose and types of assessment and their role in instructional decision making.
3 Analyse how various factors within the classroom ecosystem (students, teachers, setting, curriculum) interact together and may limit a student’s ability to fully access the curriculum.
4 Adjust curriculum content and outcomes, teaching resources, strategies and assessment to allow a student full access to the curriculum.
5 Identify relevant strategies that will successfully prepare students for key transition points from preschool to post school.
6 Collaborate with students, parents, school staff and other professionals in designing appropriate curriculum adjustments and teaching strategies that are rigorous, meaningful and dignified.
7 Review research and critically analyse methods of educational testing and assessment including standardised and curriculum based assessment.

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

  1. Demonstrate their understanding of the Australian Curriculum and state curriculum policies when designing teaching programs for students with additional learning and support needs.
    • GA4:
  2. Identify the different purpose and types of assessment and their role in instructional decision making.
    • GA4:
  3. Analyse how various factors within the classroom ecosystem (students, teachers, setting, curriculum) interact together and may limit a student’s ability to fully access the curriculum.
    • GA7:
  4. Adjust curriculum content and outcomes, teaching resources, strategies and assessment to allow a student full access to the curriculum.
    • GA7:
  5. Identify relevant strategies that will successfully prepare students for key transition points from preschool to post school.
    • GA7:
  6. Collaborate with students, parents, school staff and other professionals in designing appropriate curriculum adjustments and teaching strategies that are rigorous, meaningful and dignified.
    • GA6:
  7. Review research and critically analyse methods of educational testing and assessment including standardised and curriculum based assessment.
    • GA4: