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ELN010 - Australian Literacy Test

Unit details

Year2019 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):0
Trimester 1 Unit Chair:

Josephine Lang

Trimester 2 Unit Chair:

Josephine Lang

Trimester 3 Unit Chair:

Josephine Lang

Prerequisite:

D303 and D304 students must have passed 24 credit points of study at levels 1, 2 & 3 with a minimum WAM of 60%, otherwise Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in initial teacher education courses: E330, E359, E377, D303, D304, E762, E763, E764, E765, E730

Incompatible with:

Nil

Content

This zero credit unit addresses the requirement by the Teaching Profession’s program accreditation standards that specifies preservice teachers are to demonstrate personal literacy competencies related to working within teaching contexts. The test is administered externally by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).

The literacy test contains questions based on reading texts (e.g., identify, interpret, evaluate) as well as assesses technical skills of writing (e.g. syntax and grammar, spelling. This test forms one of two parts of the Australian Literacy and Numeracy Tests for Initial Teacher Education students (LANTITE).

Students are expected to complete the tests in the first year for undergraduate courses and first trimester for postgraduate courses. This will assist in satisfactory course progression should you need additional support and/or test attempts.

For further details of the test, visit ACER at: https://teacheredtest.acer.edu.au

Assessment

Literacy Test, 2 hours plus 30 minute registration process

Fee information

NB: This is a zero (0) credit point unit and is a requirement to support your teacher registration. For this reason a Deakin unit fee is not applied to this unit. However you will be required to pay the fee for sitting the test with ACER.

This unit is in addition to the credit points undertaken as part of your course.

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