Learning support 221

Module code JLD 221
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

The purpose of this module is to equip student with knowledge on the holistic development of a child in an inclusive South African context. The module focuses on causes of learning difficulties, skills teachers need to support these learners, as well as ways to accomdate and differntiate the curriculum for the benefit of learners with diverse educational needs in the intermediate phase. The intrinsic, and extrinsic causes of barries to learning are examined and mulitidisciplinary approaches to intervention are introduced. The family as the primary educational institution, the parenting styles and child-rearing errors are acknowledged as factors that contribute to the devleopment and academic progress of the child.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Early Childhood Education
Period of presentation Semester 2

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