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Educational Intervention for Students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities: PrEx 20 days

Undergraduate | UNE-EDSP388 | 2024

Study method
Online & on-campus
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
16 weeks
Start dates
24 June 2024

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Educational Intervention for Students with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities: PrEx 20 days

About this subject

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

    1. demonstrate knowledge of the variability of how students develop and learn, of characteristics of students experiencing learning difficulties and disabilities, and of the factors that influence learning for all (GTSD 1.1.1, 1.2.1, 1.3.1);
    2. apply knowledge of the assessment of development and learning, and of interpretation/analysis of assessment from external professionals, to understand and report on student learning needs, learning difficulties and the impacts of disabilities on engagement and learning (GTSD 5.4.1, 5.5.1);
    3. demonstrate understanding of relevant and appropriate research into effective teaching and intervention for students with learning difficulties and disabilities (GTSD 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 6.2.1);
    4. design and implement, monitor progress and evaluate effectiveness of differentiated classroom programs and small group and individual intervention, with selected resources, using achievable challenges for all students (GTSD 1.5.1, 1.6.1, 2.2.1, 3.1.1, 3.2.1, 3.3.1, 3.4.1, 3.6.1, 4.1.1); and
    5. demonstrate competence in relation to a range of students during professional placement in a school setting (GTSD 2.3.1, 4.3.1, 5.1.1, 6.3.1).

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • UNE-SPE-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education (Primary)


Candidature in the Bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education Primary.
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Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.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).
  • Placement requirements - Students are required to complete 20 days of school-based professional experience in an Australian special school, special education unit or an inclusive school environment.
  • 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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