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Inclusive cirriculum audio 2012

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Inclusive cirriculum audio 2012

  1. 1. Inclusive Curriculum Inclusion Jones (1997)
  2. 2. Inclusive CurriculumWhat Should an Inclusive Curriculum Encompass• Admissions• Progressions• Enrolment• Curriculum Design• Content• Delivery• Assessment• Laboratory / Studio Work• Work Placements• Field Trips
  3. 3. Disability• Common – in your staff and in your students• Students in UWN have DSA• Most common disability in university is: – Dyslexia – DCD, ADHD, ASD – VI, HI, Physical impairment
  4. 4. Support• Student Services• DSA• Study Skill Tutors• Note takers• Scribes• Exam Provision• Computers and Software Support
  5. 5. Generic tips• Consider all students may have a disability• Some will not have disclosed
  6. 6. What are Specific Learning Difficulties?
  7. 7. DyslexiaKey areas of difficulties for individuals withdyslexia:•Note taking•Writing•Missing information•Spelling•Reading•Copying•New vocabulary•Rereading information
  8. 8. Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD)/DyspraxiaKey areas of difficulties for individuals with DCD/dyspraxia:•Slower•Legibility•Organisation•Prioritisation•Time concepts•Motor control•Driving•Packing bags or filing notes•Meals
  9. 9. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)Key areas of difficulties for individuals withADHD:Organisational skillsImpulsivityPoor concentrationDrifting offPoor time managementInitiation difficulties
  10. 10. Autism Spectrum Disorders/ Aspergers SyndromeKey areas of difficulties for individuals withAutism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Asperger’sSyndrome:May be socially isolatedUnderstanding social rulesCoping with changeDifferent lecturers’ teaching stylesMisunderstandingExpressing themselves clearlyCoping in the workplaceNoisy situationsCo-ordination difficulties
  11. 11. Speech, language and communication disordersKey areas of difficulties for individuals withspeech, language and communicationdisorders:•Remembering a sequence of instructions•Taking down telephone numbers orinstructions•Anxious or angry•Withdrawn•Misunderstand•Taking turn•Lead rather than be led
  12. 12. Organisational strategies
  13. 13. Tips for note-taking• Notebook• Template for notes• Highlighting• Bullet points• Use abbreviations
  14. 14. Organising courseworkSome strategies include:Colour folders for each subjectSubject details pageCreate assignment templates
  15. 15. Assignment templates Template to help students organise their notes: www.readwritethink.org.Just some of the templates include: The persuasion map The essay map The compare & contrast map
  16. 16. Wordbar• Easy to create new Wordbars
  17. 17. Assignment Schedule Due dates Subject/Module Assignment Word Count Date to start Completed? Title writing (Tick when (In order) assignment done)25/10/2012 Social Nature or 1500 words 15th September,  Psychology nurture? 2012
  18. 18. Using the computer to help students WordbarChanging the background colour on the computerScreen ruler: www.clarosoftware.com.
  19. 19. Using the computer to help studentsFonts:Speech-to-text:www.dyslexic.com or www.amazon.co.uk.
  20. 20. Using the computer to help studentsText-to-speech:• Free text-to-speech:• www.naturalreaders.com• www.readplease.com• www.readpal.com/one/screenreader.htm
  21. 21. Essentials for revision
  22. 22. www.boxofideas.org
  23. 23. Support - Basic Tips•Be aware•Speak to them•Pre printed lecture•Speak•Recap aims and objectives•Overheads
  24. 24. Support - Basic TipsTips for written material•Font – handouts•Font – PowerPoint•Font Colour•Background•Goal set•Avoid dictation
  25. 25. Helpful websites for college studentsHelp with study skills:Study guides and strategies: www.studygs.netSkills4study: www.palgrave.com/skills4studyWaylink English: www.waylink-english.co.ukOpen University: www.open.ac.uk/skillsforstudy
  26. 26. Helpful websites for college studentsGeneral help with college life:The Student Room: www.thestudentroom.co.ukStudent UK website: www.studentuk.comNeed2know: www.need2know.co.ukLife tracks: www.tinyurl.com/first-term
  27. 27. Useful websites• Dyslexia:• The British Dyslexia Association: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk• Dyslexia Action: www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk• DAI: The Dyslexia Association Ireland: www.dyslexia.ie• DCD:• Dyspraxia Foundation: www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk• ASD:• The National Autistic Society: www.autism.org.uk• ADHD:• Help4ADHD: www.help4adhd.org• ADDISS: www.addiss.co.uk• SL & C:• AFASIC: www.afasic.org.uk

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