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PDC85623 - Inclusive Education: Introduction to Working with Students with Disabilities in the Classroom

Course Details

Course Summary

This online micro-credential examines approaches to disability, the concepts of social justice and inclusion, and the concept of Universal Design in Learning (UDL). It is designed to help learners unpack assumptions about disability and suggest ways to make the classroom a more just and inclusive environment.

This is a non-creditable micro-credential that is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • International
  • Domestic
Application Mode
  • Not Applicable
How to Apply

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Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
Skill Area
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • General Education and Training
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Micro-credential Structure

6 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes
  • 1. Identify differences between social and medical models of disability

  • 2. Outline the concepts of social justice and inclusion

    3. Reflect on different scenarios within the teaching and learning context and consider how they might be discriminatory

  • 4. Describe the concept of Universal Design in Learning (UDL) and identify ways to promote an inclusive learning environment.


    Online quiz

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