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EDUC5514 Diversity in inclusive classrooms

Credit
6 points
Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content
In this unit, students examine concepts of difficulties, disabilities, giftedness and talent, and support and extension. They also analyse and evaluate student learning and strategies for identifying individual student needs. The unit also covers basic strategies to support children who are speakers of languages or dialects other than standard Australian English. Students learn how to plan and sequence teaching and learning strategies for children with diverse learning needs, and formulate and evaluate learning plans for individual students.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds; (2) show knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support students with disability; (3) demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to plan for differentiated teaching to meet the learning needs of students with diverse needs; (4) show knowledge of a range of diagnostic and other assessment types and interpret student data; and (5) demonstrate knowledge of strategies to support inclusive student participation.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) case study and (2) planning document. Further information is available in the unit outline.

To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite requirements(s) or a mark of 50 per cent or greater, whichever is higher and specified in the unit outline, for the case study and planning document components.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Dr Gemma Scarparolo
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
Nil.
Co-requisites:
Nil.
Incompatibility:
Nil.
Contact hours
30 contact hours (150 hours total time commitment). Further information is available in the unit outline.
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  • Unit readings, including any essential textbooks, are listed in the unit outline for each unit, one week prior the commencement of study. The unit outline will be available via the LMS and the UWA Handbook one week prior the commencement of study. Reading lists and essential textbooks are subject to change each semester. Information on essential textbooks will also be made available on the Essential Textbooks. This website is updated regularly in the lead up to semester so content may change. It is recommended that students purchase essential textbooks for convenience due to the frequency with which they will be required during the unit. A limited number of textbooks will be made available from the Library in print and will also be made available online wherever possible. Essential textbooks can be purchased from the commercial vendors to secure the best deal. The Student Guild can provide assistance on where to purchase books if required. Books can be purchased second hand at the Guild Secondhand bookshop (second floor, Guild Village), which is located on campus.