Education of Students with Behaviour Problems

10 Units

Examines theory and research on the continuum of behaviour problems from minor disturbing behaviours to emotional disturbance. The content will cover the range of settings in which behaviour problems can occur including the regular classroom and specialist settings. Specific behaviour disorders will be examined with emphasis on the relation between research and practice.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
  1. To understand the key issues in assessment and diagnoses of behaviour problems as well as social and school factors related to behaviour problems

  2. To be aware of specific behaviour problems

  3. To understand the variety of educational services designed to address behavioural needs

  1. What is a behavioural problem?
  2. Assessment and diagnosis
  3. Home, school and society factors
  4. Specific behaviour problems
  5. Educational services from specialist settings to the regular classroom
Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification
Modes of Delivery External Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 1. Review papers of the content of the subject (60%) a) One paper on prevalence andassessment (20%) b) One paper on home/school/society factors and educational services (40%)
  • Essays / Written Assignments - 2. An essay on a specific behaviour problem
Contact Hours
  • Self Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6086

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