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Unit details

ECL302 - Literacy Across the Curriculum

Offering information:

Pipelining from 2014 - for continuing students only.

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For students enrolled in courses D342, D344, D345, D347, D349, D384, D389 and E377 only)
Unit chair:G Auld
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: EEL302
Contact hours:

3 contact hours per week

Content

This unit aims to develop students' awareness of the role of language and literacy in learning, introduce them to the reading and writing processes, broaden their understanding of the language demands of their particular teaching area and equip them with strategies to develop students' language. It will focus on: definitions of language and literacy; theories of reading and writing processes; oral language and its importance in learning; teacher talk and its role in student learning; second language learning and the second language learner; the language of texts and genres across KLAs, the development of teaching strategies which promote oral language in small group and large group settings and language and technology.

Assessment

Assignment 1: 1600 words individual assignment task (40%)
Assignment 2: 2400 words individual assignment task (60%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$615$2452$2612

* 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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