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EEL745 - Students' Learning of Language and Literacy

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Offering information:

Usually offered: Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Not offered Trimester 3 2014.

Enrolment modes:
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in course E665 only)

Unit chair:L Paatsch




Incompatible with:


Contact hours: This unit is taught in intensive mode with a minimum of 30 contact hours


  • Stages and dimensions of reading and writing development
  • Word identification strategies and cueing systems
  • Development of grammar, punctuation and text types in students' writing
  • Development of spelling and handwriting skills
  • Development of comprehension and critical reading skills
  • Assessment of literacy development
  • Matching quality print, digital and multimodal texts to students' needs and stage of development
  • Planning lessons based on modelled, shared and guided literacy teaching approaches
  • Researching and building on the diverse types of knowledge about literacy that students bring to school from their homes and communities.


1. Knowing and Engaging Literacy Learners 2400 words 40%

2. Literacy Profile 3600 words 60%

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