EDUC6083

Communication Intervention

10 Units

Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, research and implementation protocols which support the design and evaluation of communication interventions for individuals with moderate or severe disability.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Objectives

The course aims to:

  • stimulate critical analysis of and discussion about aspects of theory, research and practical communication support for people with disabilities,
  • provide a framework for you to use the evidence base in communication intervention to support a person you work or interact with.
Content
  • Key concepts and definitions in communication intervention
  • Programming
  • Teaching strategies
  • Evaluation processes
  • Communication and challenging behaviour
  • Perspectives on theory, research and practice: future directions
Replacing Course(s) Nil
Transition Nil
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification
Modes of Delivery External Mode
Teaching Methods Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Other: (please specify) - Apply best practice protocols to communication needs of an individual with complex needs. Case application 1 50% Case application 2 50%
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 26 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6083

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