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 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2016 (Callaghan)
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: Assignment 1
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 2
  • Written Assignment: Assignment 3

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

WebLearn GradSchool

Self-Directed Learning

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Course Materials
  • No Materials
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for EDUC6086
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