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This unit commences in 2014
(B, G, W)
|Unit chair:||L Paatsch|
Students must be enrolled in course E330
3 hours per week
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
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.
1. Engagement with a literacy learner, 40%, 1000 words
2. Engagement with a literacy teaching program, 40%, 1000 words
3. Group multimodal presentation, 20%, 15 minutes
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