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EEL302 - Literacy Across the Curriculum

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Enrolment modes:(B)
Credit point(s):.75
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.094
Cohort rule:

(For students commencing in courses D347 and E377 from 2007.)

Unit chair:G Auld
Corequisite:EEY302
Incompatible with: ECL302
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

Two assignments:


Assignment 1: A choice of a class presentation, or a report on a PD session, or a negotiated essay (40%).


Assignment 2: A written report on the analysis of teaching texts (60%).


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
$510$408$408$1563$1697

* 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
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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