ECE762 - Language and Literacy
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Must be enrolled in course E760, E761 or E764
Burwood: 1 x 3 hour Seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.
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.
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