EDUC6086

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 1 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

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

  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
Content
  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
Assumed Knowledge Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments
  • Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments
  • Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Self directed learning equivalent to 2 hours per week for external students.)
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Self directed learning equivalent to 2 hours per week for external students.)
  • Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Self directed learning equivalent to 2 hours per week for external students.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6086

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