EDEM624-20S1 (D) Semester One 2020 (Distance)

Autism Spectrum Disorders

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

The aim of this course is to examine Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) with a particular emphasis on educational issues and implications. The course includes an exploration of the features and characteristics of ASD and a critical review of principles, practices, issues and research related to successful educational inclusion for children and young people with ASD.

Learning Outcomes

On the successful completion of this course, participants will:
1. have a good understanding of the nature and characteristics of ASD and the implications of these in terms of both the individual and his or her family/whanau.
2. be able to describe and critically review historical and current perspectives and debates related to the definition, diagnosis and causes of ASD.
3. be able to critically examine and review theory, research and practice related to the treatment, support and education of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School

Restrictions

EDSN766, EDTL866

Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Trish McMenamin

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,884.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see School of Educational Studies and Leadership.

All EDEM624 Occurrences

  • EDEM624-20S1 (D) Semester One 2020 (Distance)