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Inclusive Education

249.284 Introduction to Equity and Inclusion in Education 15 credits
Students will examine and evaluate equity and inclusion in New Zealand education for children and young people with disabilities, including: historical and human rights developments; cultural implications; influential theoretical models; and the development of inclusive cultures and approaches to teaching and learning.
249.285 Understanding Learners with Diverse Needs 15 credits
An examination of teaching strategies, educational implications and learning needs associated with particular disabilities and impairments.
249.286 Equity and Diversity in Education 15 credits
Explores critical issues related to equity and diversity in life-long and life-wide learning. Examines the role of education in the marginalisation and exclusion of learners, how these inequities are reproduced, and the principles and practices that promote equity.
249.287 Early Intervention 15 credits
An investigation of current early intervention services and of the methods used in identification, assessment and teaching of young children with special needs.
249.334 Creating Inclusive Classrooms 15 credits
A study of children who have special needs, including learning disabilities, intellectual, sensory or physical handicaps, behavioural disorders or special abilities. Emphasis is placed on the translation of research findings and theory into practice.
249.382 Teaching Strategies for Diverse Learners 15 credits
An examination of teaching strategies, educational implications and learning needs associated with diverse student populations.
249.384 Consultation and Collaboration in Inclusive Education 15 credits
An examination of methods and practices used in a consultative approach to assist learners with special needs in an inclusive educational environment.
249.700 Braille Proficiency 0 credits
In order to complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching (Blind and Low Vision), evidence that the candidate has successfully completed the Trans-Tasman Braille Proficiency Examination (Unified English Braille) must be submitted.
249.730 Learning Support: Networked Learning 30 credits
An advanced study of the principles and practices of learning support provision in the school sector.
249.731 Learning Support: Professional Practice 30 credits
An in-depth exploration and application of the specialist knowledge base and skills required for school leaders of learning support.
249.732 Learning Support: Professional Inquiry 45 credits
A research-based professional inquiry into teaching and learning in the area of school learning support.
249.740 Theory and Practice of Deaf and Hard of Hearing 30 credits
An advanced study of the theory and practice of specialist teachers in the area of Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
249.741 Assessment and Planning for Learners with Diverse Needs 30 credits
A study of contemporary assessment and programming practices for students with special needs. The implications of theory and research for teaching practice will be stressed.
249.742 Teaching Methods for Learners with Diverse Needs 30 credits
A study of contemporary teaching approaches for different areas of special needs, with a particular emphasis on the implications of theory and research for teaching practice.
249.743 Practicum in Deaf and Hard of Hearing 30 credits
Professional and field-based practice in the area of Deaf and Hard of Hearing
249.744 Understanding Learners with Behaviour Difficulties 30 credits
An advanced study of emotional and behavioural difficulties. Major topics include terminology, definition, classification, contributing causes, theoretical perspectives, behavioural characteristics, educational and ethical considerations, and remediation with a focus on the ecological perspective.
249.745 Theory and Foundations of Autism Spectrum Disorder 30 credits
An advanced study of theoretical and research-based foundations of specialist teaching relating to understanding, recognising, assessing and providing for learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
249.746 Theory and Practice of Blind and Low Vision Education 30 credits
An advanced study of the theory and practice of specialist teachers in the area of blind and low vision
249.747 Theory and Practice of Early Intervention 30 credits
An advanced study of the theory and practice of specialist teachers in the area of Early Intervention.
249.748 Practicum in Early Intervention 30 credits
Professional and field-based practice in the area of Early Intervention
249.749 Evidence-based Interprofessional Practice in Autism Spectrum Disorder 30 credits
An examination of evidence-based practices in the education of learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder, including common professional practices of specialist teachers and other educational and health professionals involved in special and inclusive education.
249.750 Practicum Autism Spectrum Disorder 30 credits
A supervised practicum working with learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
249.751 Evidence-based Interprofessional Practice in Blind and Low Vision Education 30 credits
An examination of evidence-based practices for specialist teachers of learners who are blind or low vision, including common professional practices of specialist teachers and other educational and health professionals involved in special and inclusive education.
249.752 Practicum in Blind and Low Vision Education 30 credits
A professional and field-based practicum in the area of blind and low vision
249.753 Theory and Practice of Learning and Behaviour Diversity 30 credits
An advanced study of the theory and practice of specialist teachers in the area of learning and behaviour diversity
249.754 Evidence-based Interprofessional Practice in Learning and Behaviour Diversity 30 credits
An examination of evidence-based practices in the area of Learning and Behaviour, including common professional practices of specialist teachers and other educational and health professionals involved in special and inclusive education.
249.755 Practicum in Learning and Behaviour Diversity 30 credits
Professional and field-based practice in the area of learning and behaviour diversity
249.756 Theory and Practice of Adviser on Deaf Children 30 credits
An advanced study of the theory and practice of AODC (Adviser on Deaf Children).
249.757 Practicum in Adviser on Deaf Children 30 credits
A professional and field-based practicum in the area of AoDC (Adviser on Deaf children).
249.758 Theory and Practice of Te Kaupapa o Te Kōhanga Reo 30 credits
An advanced study of the theory and practice of Kaihāpai in the area of Te Kaupapa o Te Kōhanga Reo.
249.759 Practicum in Te Kaupapa o Te Kōhanga Reo 30 credits
Professional and field-based practice in the area of Te Kōhanga Reo.
249.760 Theory and Practice of Complex Educational Needs 30 credits
An advanced study of the theory and practice of specialist teachers in the area of complex educational needs
249.761 Evidence-based Interprofessional Practice in Complex Educational Needs 30 credits
An examination of evidence-based practices for specialist teachers of learners who have complex educational needs, including common professional practices of specialist teachers and other educational and health professionals involved in special and inclusive education.
249.763 Practicum in Complex Educational Needs 30 credits
Professional and field-based practice in the area of complex educational needs
249.770 Supervision and Mentoring in Specialist Teaching 15 credits
This course critically examines advanced theory and practice in the area of mentoring and supervision in special and inclusive education. Students will engage in practical applications in their teaching and learning context.

Teacher Education

249.771 Additional Areas of Specialist Teaching 15 credits
An advanced study of theoretical and research-based foundations of specialist teaching relating to understanding, recognising, assessing and providing for learners who have needs in the areas of: Autism Spectrum Disorder; Blind and Low Vision; Complex Educational Needs; Gifted and Talented; and Learning and Behaviour.

Inclusive Education

249.772 New Zealand Sign Language 1 0 credits
 The practice of communicating through New Zealand Sign Language 1
249.773 New Zealand Sign Language 2 0 credits
 The practice of communicating through New Zealand Sign Language 2
249.774 New Zealand Sign Language 3 0 credits
 The practice of communicating through New Zealand Sign Language 3