Stand Alone On-Line Blended Learning Modules • Level 9
Module Content & Structure
The aim of the modules is to provide substantial theoretical and practical continuing professional development for those interested in and/ or working with learners with special educational needs.
These standalone on-line blended learning modules involve e-tivities, discussion boards and face-to-face workshops. All on-line modules have a weighting of 15 ECTS. Modules are offered regularly over the academic year. All modules are completed within one semester (i.e. 12 weeks). Completion of two modules from the suite of on-line blended learning modules (30 ECTS) = Postgraduate Certificate.
Completion of four modules from the suite of on-line blended learning modules (60 ECTS) = Postgraduate Diploma.
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.
This Module's Description
This module aims to provide an understanding of the concept of inclusion. It will present the current debates in this area, outline the historical development of inclusion in Ireland, identify the support services available in the educational system and discuss how schools may become more inclusive.
This module has been prepared in response to the need for specialist knowledge and training in the area of inclusion. It recognises the developing trends in relation to inclusion nationally and internationally.