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Seminar in Sensory Disability B

10 Units

This is an advanced course with flexible goals and assessments. As a prerequisite, students should have completed at least two postgraduate courses in special education (sensory disability), or have previously completed a postgraduate award. The course is intended for students interested in studying a specialised topic with the close direction of a Renwick Centre faculty member. Consent of the Course Coordinator is required prior to enrolling. RIDBC Renwick Centre administers this course. Before enrolling in this course, review the RIDBC Renwick Centre Handbook and timetable at

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education

Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate knowledge of: 1) issues, research literature and/or practical initiatives in a specific area of education for students with sensory disability; 2) skill in undertaking and reporting reviews of the literature and in applying research results to educational practice with students with sensory disability; 3) critical thinking.


Course content includes: 1) specialised topics; 2) examination of professional literature; 3) identification and differential application of contemporary theory on specified topic with relevance to policy and/or practice.

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition N/A
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge The subjects are designed as advanced coursework units at the 600 level for those students whose programs permit the option of elective studies. Students intending to enrol should have completed at least two introductory postgraduate coursework subjects in special education or have previously completed a postgraduate award in special education at this or another university.
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Teaching Methods N/A
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Essay (an alternative assessment is possible in consultation with the course coordinator)
  • Reports - Ideology and literature review (an alternative assessment is possible in consultation with the course coordinator)
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Course Materials
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6077

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