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ECE762 - Language and Literacy

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Enrolment modes:

(B, G-WEXP)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings:

Trimester 1

EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:L Paatsch
Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in course E760.

Contact hours:

3 hours per week or equivalent

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

Topics covered in this unit include how infants, toddlers and young children develop language and literacy skills; the influence of family and community contexts on children’s acquisition of language; pedagogical strategies for addressing and promoting children’s literacy; programming for language and literacy activities; identifying and utilising appropriate resources to further language and literacy development with children birth to five years in early childhood settings.

Assessment

Task 1 10% Short answer or multiple choice quiz on key concepts

Task 2 60% Portfolio of inquiry based tasks

Task 3 30% Small group oral presentation based on research on a negotiated issue

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$587$1944$2490

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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