EDUC9501 Understanding Behaviour in Educational Contexts
This topic is no longer available. See below for details for 2019.
1 x 135-hour independent study per semester
% = any matching topic, eg BIOL1% includes BIOL1101, BIOL1102 etc
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Enrolment not permitted
EDSP9061 has been successfully completed
Knowledge of teaching and learning in educational contexts
Students will be introduced to the range of behaviours problem issues including: when behaviour becomes problem behaviour; differing professional views of behaviour; home, school and community issues in addressing behaviour problems; mental ill-health and mental health issues; and, specific behaviours including both internalising and externalising behaviours.
The aim of this topic is to:
explore the issues in defining a behaviour problem
explore different professional views of behaviour
examine the effects of home, school and community influences on behaviour
understand the relationship between mental ill-health, mental health and behaviour problems
explore the educational implications of a variety of specific behaviour problems including externalising and internalising behaviours
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of the topic students will be able to:
define a behaviour problem in context
demonstrate understanding of how different professions identify a behaviour problem and provide support for addressing the behaviour
explain the interaction between home, school and community factors in identifying and addressing behaviour needs
describe the relationship between mental health and ill-health behaviours and the impact these have on actions by families and professionals
demonstrate understanding of the application of research on identification and education of students with a range of specific behaviours
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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