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For students commencing in course D347 from 2011
|Unit chair:||G Auld|
|Contact hours:||2 contact hours per week|
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.
Assignment 1: A case study that presents original qualitative research or that presents original curriculum that integrates literacy across discipline areas (60%).
Assignment 2: A group presentation of a collaboratively designed unit that integrates literacy across discipline areas (40%).
Assessment will total 4000 words or equivalent
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.