Autism - Education - Micro-Credential - Sligo St. Angela's
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ATU - St. Angela's

Autism - Education - Micro-Credential - Sligo St. Angela's

Programme Overview
The Autism module aims to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to effective teaching of learners with Autism and the theories that consolidate the implementation of a learner-centred philosophy which employs a combined-skills approach to meeting the needs of learners with Autism.

Programme Outline
As well as Autism, the Centre for Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity at St. Angela’s College, Sligo has developed an suite of additional modules at postgraduate level in the following specific interest areas:

- Behaviours that Challenge
- Educational Research Methods
- General Learning Disabilities
- Inclusion for Learning
- Literacy
- Numeracy
- Specific Learning Difficulties 1 - Communication, Speech and Language Difficulties and Dyslexia
- Specific Learning Difficulties 2 - Dyscalculia, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and Dyspraxia/Developmental Coordination Disorder

Completion of two modules from the above suite of modules (30 ECTS) = Postgraduate Certificate

Completion of four modules from the above suite of modules (60 ECTS) = Postgraduate Diploma

Participants may progress to Masters level on successful completion (an honours standard) of three modules from those listed above which must include the on-line blended learning module on Educational Research Methods.

Subjects taught

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Module Description
This module aims to develop knowledge, skills and understanding in relation to effective teaching and management of learners with Autism. It will explore the theories that consolidate the implementation of a learner-centred philosophy. Participants will be introduced to a range of evidence-based skills that enables them to implement a learner-centred approach, given that there is no definitive evidence to support one particular intervention for all learners with Autism

Entry requirements

Level 8 Undergraduate degree or equivalent.

Application dates

Closing Date: 8th December 2023.

Duration

9 weeks.

Post Course Info

Participants may progress to Masters level on successful completion of three modules from those listed below which must include the online blended learning module on Educational Research Methods.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Certificate of Attendance

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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