What is the course about?
This course is an introduction into the debate between the proponents and opponents of a cure for autism. The student's activities will be to read texts, to watch videos, to click on recommended links and surf the internet, to do a quiz and to write an essay. The essay will receive written feedback from the instructor.
What are the learning objectives?
At the end of this course the student will be able to:
What are the assessment criteria?
The student will, with respect to his or her reasoning about whether or not we should try to cure autism, be assessed by his or her ability to:
What is the target audience?
This course is mainly intended for professionals of those organisations in health care and/or education who, on a daily basis, come into contact with autistic persons (patients, clients, pupils or students). Furthermore all other persons with an interest in whether or not we should try to cure autism may find this course helpful for their own reflection on this matter.
Certificate of completion?
At the end of this course a certificate of completion will be issued.