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EDP3100 Students with Special Educational Needs in the Primary Classroom
Credit Points: 15
The main focus of the unit is on the education of students with disabilities and learning difficulties in the regular classroom.  The aim is to develop pre-service teacher awareness of the needs and assessment of students with intellectual, physical, sensory, emotional and/or behavioural disabilities or learning difficulties and those who may be gifted or talented.  A second aim is to give pre-service teachers an opportunity to develop strategies for meeting the diverse needs of these students within the regular class.  National and state policies in the area on the education of students with disabilities will also be examined.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K29Bachelor of Education (Primary to Middle Years) - Bunbury
K15Bachelor of Education (Primary) - Bunbury
K15Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011