Education of Students with Learning Difficulties
Available in 2013
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
|WebLearn GradSchool||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Focuses on learning difficulties in the basic academic areas of reading, spelling, mathematics and comprehension. An overview is provided of likely causes of learning difficulties or the effects of these difficulties on reading, spelling or numeracy. Methods of assisting children with learning difficulties are also reviewed.
|Objectives||- to provide an overview of likely underlying causes of learning difficulties;
- to discuss methods of identification of underlying causes of learning difficulties;
- to outline the nature of the reading process and identify the likely effects of underlying causes on specific reading skills and strategies;
- to provide information of the nature of specific difficulties in spelling and early level numeracy; and
- to provide an overview of service delivery models for studies with learning difficulties.
Language and learning to read;
Models of reading;
Adolescents with reading difficulties;
Spelling and writing difficulties;
Early numeracy difficulties; and
Literacy instruction and significant disabilities.
|Modes of Delivery||External Mode
|Teaching Methods||Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for EDUC6085|