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Unit of Study EDU83001 - Learning and Support Frameworks (2020)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    8

  • Level of learning

    Introductory

  • 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 Research and critically analyse the range of students with learning and support needs and demonstrate problem based solutions for specific learning needs through inclusive education practices
2 Demonstrate advanced understanding of child and adolescent development and exercise critical analysis to develop support frameworks for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour disorder
3 Synthesise knowledge of disability legislation and educational policies in early childhood and secondary education
4 Use data informed decision making to inform professional decisions, generate theoretical propositions in order to plan, implement and evaluate programs to address the specific learning needs of students with a range of support needs
5 Demonstrate an advanced ability to communicate and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions which inform professional decision making with other professionals, including the Learning and Support Teacher
6 Effectively implement relevant syllabus documents, policies and support materials for children and adolescents who have learning and support needs including additional literacy and numeracy support.
7 Research and analyse instructional design strategies for assisting the learning and support needs of students with diverse abilities, including the use of ICT and adaptive technologies for early childhood and secondary education.

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

  1. Research and critically analyse the range of students with learning and support needs and demonstrate problem based solutions for specific learning needs through inclusive education practices
    • GA4:
  2. Demonstrate advanced understanding of child and adolescent development and exercise critical analysis to develop support frameworks for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour disorder
    • GA7:
  3. Synthesise knowledge of disability legislation and educational policies in early childhood and secondary education
    • GA7:
  4. Use data informed decision making to inform professional decisions, generate theoretical propositions in order to plan, implement and evaluate programs to address the specific learning needs of students with a range of support needs
    • GA7:
  5. Demonstrate an advanced ability to communicate and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies and conclusions which inform professional decision making with other professionals, including the Learning and Support Teacher
    • GA6:
  6. Effectively implement relevant syllabus documents, policies and support materials for children and adolescents who have learning and support needs including additional literacy and numeracy support.
    • GA7:
  7. Research and analyse instructional design strategies for assisting the learning and support needs of students with diverse abilities, including the use of ICT and adaptive technologies for early childhood and secondary education.
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.