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Learning Difficulties Specialisation

Code SPAAPT

Provides an opportunity for motivated professionals to extend their knowledge and skills to provide research informed strategies and practices for students who experience difficulties with learning.

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Unit set overview

Code

SPAAPT

Availability & Campus

JO ML BU OL
JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online

Details

Structure

Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
EDU6584Strategies for Learning Difficulties15
EDU6477Direct Instruction and Teaching Effectiveness in Special Education15
EDU6651Science of Reading15
EDU6373Foundation Studies and Current Issues in Special Education15

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Notes

Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyse complex problems to generate ceative solutions within a chosen specialisation or discipline.
  2. Critically analyse professional approaches, knowledge and skills within a diverse range of educative contexts.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to manage own learning within a collaborative learning environment.
  4. Transmit specialised knowledge, skills and ideas to audiences engaged in education.

Related Courses

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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