|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Seminars / Tutorials|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||3 Hours 1 x written examination||50%|
|Semester Assessment||1 x essay of 3000 words||50%|
|Supplementary Exam||3 Hours All failed elements of the assessments must be retaken if the students average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40 % New examination paper will be issued.||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||All failed elements of the assessments must be retaken if the students average mark falls below the required pass mark of 40 % New assignment titles - 1 x 3000 word essay||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate an effective knowledge and understanding of key theoretical principles surrounding special educational needs.
Critically review and discuss the concepts, arguments and principles surrounding special educational needs
Critically examine legislation and practices in relation to special educational needs.
Critically evaluate and assess provisions available for pupils with SEN.
Demonstrate critical engagement with relevant source material.
This module will explore the theoretical, ethical and policy bases of special educational needs. It will examine special educational needs before addressing some issues that practitioners face. Provision for special educational needs pupils at national, local and school levels will be discussed.
Lecture and seminar 1: What are special educational needs?
Lecture and seminar 2: Casual models of special educational needs (biogenic, behavioural, psychodynamic, sociological, cognitive and ecological)
Lecture and seminar 3: Current legislation
Lecture and seminar 4: Code of Practice
Lecture and seminar 5: Integration and inclusion
Lecture and seminar 6: Meeting varied needs 1 (autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia)
Lecture and seminar 7: Meeting varied needs (sensory impairments, physical disabilites and gifted children)
Lecture and seminar 8: Provision for pupils with SEN
Lecture and seminar 9: Managing behaviour
Lecture and seminar 10: Assessment : differentiation
This module is at CQFW Level 6