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ECI330 - Multiliterate Learners in Early Years and School Environments

Offering information:

Commences 2015

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1 2015 Off Shore

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:TBA
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Students must be enrolled in course E330A

Incompatible with: ECE330
Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit is designed to prepare teachers of literacy and English in the information age. Students will examine the development of listening, speaking, reading and writing/creating print, digital and multimodal texts in the early and later years of schooling. Students will research the needs of diverse young literacy learners and contemporary literacy and English teaching practice and will engage with a variety of pedagogical and assessment approaches, and explore a range of literacies encountered by young learners including visual and digital literacies. Reflection on personal learning and performance is a core aspect of the unit.

Assessment

1. Engagement with a literacy learner, 40%, 1600 words

2. Engagement with a literacy teaching program, 40%, 1600 words

3. Multimodal presentation, 20%, 15 minutes (or 800 words equivalent)

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