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ESI3002 Challenging Behaviour: A Functional Approach in Secondary Context

Short Description: Challenging Behav: Secondary
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070105 - Teacher Education: Secondary
Grading basis : Graded

Other Requisites

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This course will focus upon evidenced-based practices to increase the preparedness of pre-service teachers to manage challenging learner behaviour within the context of the secondary years of schooling. From the theoretical underpinnings of applied behaviour analysis, pre-service teachers will be introduced to a set of advanced strategies and procedures for the management of learners with and without disabilities who exhibit significant behavioural, emotional, and social adjustment problems. This course will help pre-service teachers to develop their knowledge and skills of the functional behaviour assessment (FBA) process, and effective individualised behaviour intervention plans for students in the secondary years who demonstrate challenging behaviour. The course builds on knowledge and competencies gained in ESB2100 Positive Behaviour for Learning: Taking Responsibility.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 1 December 2021