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 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Stimulate critical analysis of and discussion about aspects of theory, research and practical communication support for people with disabilities
  2. 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
Assumed Knowledge Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Assessment and Programming
  • Written Assignment: Instruction and Evaluation
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 26 hour(s) per Term (Equivalent 2hrs per week face to face.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6083

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