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O que você vai aprender

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    Be able to understand disability as an issue of social justice

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    Describe educator support needs with regards to disability inclusion

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    Identify the systemic support structures available to teachers within the education system

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    Understand the impairment specific support needs of learners with disabilities

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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1
3 horas para concluir

Inclusive education and special education: Equality and equity

This week, we consider what disability inclusion means by exploring different models of disability as well as disability rights and policies. Drawing from the history of special and inclusive education we look at how mainstream schools can move towards becoming inclusive schools and how special education can fit into an inclusive education framework. At the end of this week, there is a graded quiz, where you can check your understanding of the key concepts. Every week, you are invited to reflect on the topics in the discussions where you can talk with others about what this means for your practice as an educator....
8 vídeos (total de (Total 50 mín.) min), 5 leituras, 3 testes
8 videos
Introduction to the course3min
Introduction to week 11min
Social model of disability and disability rights10min
Inclusive education and special education11min
What is inclusive education?7min
Implementing inclusive framework9min
Wrap up1min
5 leituras
Meet the course team10min
Who our collaborators are2min
How the course works5min
Podcast: How does special education fit into an inclusive education system?10min
Resources5min
3 exercícios práticos
Ways of thinking about disability10min
Inclusive education10min
Week 1: Inclusive education and special education45min
Semana
2
4 horas para concluir

Supporting disability inclusion

This week focuses on teacher empowerment and what teachers need to know to better support learners with disabilities. We begin by sharing with you what the Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project's research findings revealed about teachers’ educational needs. This week we hear powerful personal testimonies of individuals living with disabilities about their schooling which highlights the importance of the empowered teacher in their lives when they were learners. At the end of this week, there is a graded peer review and opportunity for reflection through discussion....
8 vídeos (total de (Total 51 mín.) min), 5 leituras, 1 teste
8 videos
Teacher empowerment5min
TEDI research methods6min
Research: Teacher educational needs5min
Supporting learners who are blind or have low vision11min
Supporting D/deaf and hard of hearing learners8min
Families of people with Intellectual Disabilities10min
Week wrap up1min
5 leituras
TEDI research report10min
More stories of personal experiences10min
Podcast: Disability confidence10min
Disability confidence resources5min
Resources10min
Semana
3
4 horas para concluir

Systemic support for educators

This week focuses on the systemic support structures that are available to teachers and educators in order to support learners with impairments. A former teacher and two district officers share their experiences of support structures and the roles they had to shape and implement policies within the spaces they found themselves in. We will also explore some insights from the TEDI research project on how teachers feel they are supported. At the end of the week, there is a graded quiz and optional Honours Peer Review assignment where you can explore these topics further....
9 vídeos (total de (Total 62 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 4 testes
9 videos
Education support systems and supporting teacher empowerment for disability inclusion5min
How systems of support work9min
How do teachers feel they are supported, or not supported?8min
School and district based support systems10min
Effective support11min
Informal support5min
Family-professional partnerships6min
Wrap up1min
2 leituras
Podcast: Policy approach to support systems10min
Resources10min
3 exercícios práticos
Education and support systems10min
Informal support systems for educators10min
Week 3: Systemic support for teachers
Semana
4
2 horas para concluir

Principles and approaches for disability inclusion

This week discusses how to make the curriculum accessible for all - particularly focusing on those with severe to profound disabilities. This includes understanding some of the causes of specific impairments (hearing, visual and intellectual) and their impacts on learning. We also have the pleasure of learning from experts who outline which principles and approaches can be adopted to best support learners with these specific impairments. At the end of the week, there is a graded quiz where you can test your knowledge of what you have learnt, and through a discussion reflect on your own teaching practices. ...
10 vídeos (total de (Total 74 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 4 testes
10 videos
Accessible curriculum7min
Learner support needs6min
Types of visual impairment6min
Expanded core curriculum13min
Effects of severe to profound hearing loss12min
Education for learners who are D/deaf or hard of hearing7min
What is intellectual disability?10min
Education for children with severe to profound intellectual disability7min
Wrap up48s
1 leituras
Resources10min
4 exercícios práticos
Specific impairments - Low vision and blindness10min
Specific impairments - D/deaf and hard of hearing10min
Specific impairments - Severe to profound intellectual disability10min
Week 4: Curriculum accessibility and learner needs
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por MMFeb 23rd 2019

So far am loving it,am in week 2 and the lessons get better each time I log on,I hope I get a chance to add more courses after I complete this one, very eye opening and informative.

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Judith McKenzie

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Disability Studies Division

Sobre Universidade da Cidade do Cabo

The University of Cape Town is the oldest university in South Africa and is one of the leading research universities on the African continent. UCT has over 25 000 students, of whom 30% are postgraduate students. We offer degrees in six faculties: Commerce, Engineering & the Built Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Law, and Science. We pride ourself on our diverse student body, which reflects the many cultures and backgrounds of the region. We welcome international students and are currently home to thousands of international students from over 100 countries. UCT has a tradition of academic excellence that is respected world-wide and is privileged to have more than 30 A-rated researchers on our staff, all of whom are recognised as world leaders in their field. Our aim is to ensure that our research contributes to the public good through sharing knowledge for the benefit of society. Past students include five Nobel Laureates – Max Theiler, Alan Cormack, Sir Aaron Klug, Ralph Bunche and, most recently, J M Coetzee....

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