EDM 088 Assignment Topics
Choose a topic from the list below. In each case you must reference the academic literature (Wikipedia is not an academic source) and include a full list of cited sources at the end. These need to be in APA format and should be at least 1.5 to 2 pages in length (single spaced with a space between). Assignments are due (submitted on Blackboard) by 09.30am on Tuesday 17th January 2017 (you can submit early if you wish). Assignments will be returned on 7th February 2017 via email to your university email account.
- ‘A Labour MP [Graham Stringer, MP for Blackley] has claimed dyslexia is a myth invented by education chiefs to cover up poor teaching.’ http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/manchester/7828121.stm
Critically debate the argument for and against the MP’s views. Make sure you cite the academic literature.
- Review the literature from at least three countries which show how these countries/systems engage students in the process of making decisions about their provision and clarify the process for this. Provide evidence of at least one personal example of how this is done in practice which must include the student’s comments on the practice. Make sure to change all identifying details (and clearly state this in the essay).
- Why aren’t more girls diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders? Please use the literature to defend your points. Based on your findings, suggest ways to support your conclusions.
- What key considerations determine if inclusive education is successful? Chose at least three topics to explore in the literature.