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ECE762 - Language and Literacy

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Louise Paatsch

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in course E760, E761 or E764

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week over 3 weeks

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

Topics covered in this unit include how infants, toddlers and young children develop language and literacy skills; the influence of family and community contexts on children’s acquisition of language; pedagogical strategies for addressing and promoting children’s literacy; programming for language and literacy activities; identifying and utilising appropriate resources to further language and literacy development with children birth to five years in early childhood settings.

Assessment

Task 1 10% Short answer or multiple choice quiz on key concepts

Task 2 60% Portfolio of inquiry based tasks

Task 3 30% Small group oral presentation based on research on a negotiated issue

Unit Fee Information

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