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This course develops advanced knowledge and a high level of competence in the use of signed language for pedagogical purposes. RIDBC Renwick Centre administers this course. Before enrolling in this course, review the RIDBC Renwick Centre Student Handbook at http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/courses/current.php . Completion of this course requires attendance at a compulsory campus conference. Dates and venues of campus conferences are available in the RIDBC Renwick Centre Timetable located at http://www.ridbc.org.au/renwick/courses/current.php .
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to: 1. Demonstrate advanced skill in the use of Auslan and, as appropriate, other types of sign communication used in bilingual education settings; 2. Describe the principal linguistic features of Auslan relevant to its use as a language of instruction; 3. Use the range of currently available procedures for assessing Auslan development in children; 4. Demonstrate the ability to assess the English language and literacy abilities of students who use signed language; and 5. Demonstrate the process of translation between English and Auslan for educational purposes.
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|Assumed Knowledge||Mandatory course requirement: Auslan Proficiency Rating Scale Level 3 or equivalent. All core courses in MSpecEd or demonstrated equivalent.|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6858|