EDEM620-22S1 (D) Semester One 2022 (Distance)

Inclusive and Special Education

30 points

Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022


This course provides students with advanced knowledge and understanding of inclusive and special education history, philosophy, policy and practice. The course will examine the historical development of inclusive and special education at global, regional and local levels. Philosophies and theories underpinning inclusive and special education policies and practices will be investigated. Students will research and critically evaluate aspects pertaining to current and past practices, theories and debates in the field.

Learning Outcomes

Students completing this course will be able to:
1. Understand and apply critical thinking to the history, philosophies and policies of inclusive and special education.
2. Review and understand the literature relevant to particular issues and debates in relation to inclusive education theory, philosophy and practice
3. Understand and critically evaluate discourses of disability and difference.
4. Understand and critically evaluate pedagogical theories and practices in inclusive education.


Subject to approval of the Head of School

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Online A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 21 Feb - 10 Apr
9 May - 5 Jun

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Trish McMenamin


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Essay 08 Apr 2022 45%
Method/Outline Paper 22 Apr 2022 10% Due no later than 22 April 2022
Individual Project/Lit Review 08 Jun 2022 45%

Textbooks / Resources

There is no required textbook for this course.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,937.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see School of Educational Studies and Leadership .

All EDEM620 Occurrences

  • EDEM620-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022
  • EDEM620-22S1 (D) Semester One 2022 (Distance)