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SPE3009 Learning Disabilities, Literacies and Numeracies

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education

Requisites

Co-requisite: EDC3100 and SPE3005

Other requisites

Students must have successfully completed the entire previous year's professional experience courses in order to enrol in this course. Students must be available for a prescribed period of time to undertake a placement in a school or other approved site as required in this course. State law in Queensland (Australia) requires that all adults working/undertaking professional experience/researching with children under the age of 18, in the state of Queensland are required to possess a current suitability card (Blue Card). (See "Other Requirements" for further information.) Also see: http://www.childcomm.qld.gov.au/employment/bluecard/informationSheets.html.

Synopsis

This course examines the area of learning disabilities and difficulties (literacy and numeracy). It provides a detailed examination of literacy and numeracy development emphasising where difficulties commonly occur. In addition, this course provides many research-based effective curriculum and instructional adaptations to ensure learning success for all students in the inclusive classroom. NOTE: Minimum enrolment numbers apply to this offering. Should enrolments not reach the minimum number required for on-campus study, students may be transferred to the WEB offering and advised of this change before semester commences.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2011 Online