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Development and Learning in Childhood and Adolescence

Undergraduate | UNE-EDSP245 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
24 June 2024,
21 Oct 2024

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Development and Learning in Childhood and Adolescence

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate knowledge of theories and research to explain the sequences of development of children and adolescents and identify factors influencing this development (e.g., physical, cognitive, social and moral domains (GTSD 1.1.1, 1.2.1, 1.3.1, 1.4.1);
    2. demonstrate knowledge of child and adolescent development to show an understanding of appropriate teaching strategies including differentiation and universal design for learning to promote student participation (GTSD 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 2.1.1);
    3. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of teaching strategies that address developmental differences (GTSD 2.1.1, 2.5.1);
    4. demonstrate the ability to use developmental assessment information to set appropriate learning goals and improve student learning (GTSD 3.1.1, 3.3.1, 5.4.1); and
    5. use developmental assessment information to implement a range of strategies to modify student learning plans, and understand strategies for reporting to students and parents/carers (GTSD 5.1.1, 5.4.1, 5.5.1, 7.3.1).

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.


Students who commenced the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary) in 2020, 2021 and 2022 are required to take this subject.
To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

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